As the countdown to one of Europe’s biggest dance gathering continues, Dimensions Festival release the finer details of this year’s five day blowout.
Also marking the festival’s fifth birthday, appropriately this year’s bill is the festival’s most comprehensive to date with some of the most sought after live acts and DJs all performing on the scenic seven stage site. There will be a host of takeovers including one from Rush Hour hosting label boss Antal with allies in Hunee, Kai Alcé and Soichi Terada. London’s Electric Minds will celebrate 10 years as a label with sets from Moodymann, Joe Claussell, Jeremy Underground and Darkstar (live).
The beach stage will maintain its festival day hub status, hosting a mixture of live and DJ performances from Mim Suleiman, the Yussef Kamaal Trio and sets coming from Highlife, Sassy J and Awesome Tapes From Africa.
The Clearing will welcome Larry Heard’s first Mr Fingers set in 15 years on the Friday evening, supported by Moritz von Oswald Trio and Benji B. Across the weekend, this area also plays host to Octave One (Live), Daniel Avery, Mike Huckaby and Haitus Kaiyote.
Stamp The Wax will be taking over the Garden Stage on Thursday evening, with Dan Shake, Byron the Aquarius and Cosmic Slop, while Rhythm Section tag in on the Saturday, with Jordan Rakei, Jon K and Chaos in the CBD.
Get your fill of bass and techno at the Moat Stage with Thursday manned by Hessle Audio (Ben UFO, Pearson Sound and Pangea), alongside DJ Qu and Matias Aguayo. Friday is techno all the way with Richie Hawtin, Rødhåd and Kenneth Christiansen. Saturday will get the NTS Radio treatment with Gene Hunt, Shanti Celeste and Josey Rebelle, while Bodytonic take the home straight on Sunday, with Helena Hauff, Space Dimension Controller and more.
Mungo’s Courtyard, The Void and The Stables make up the final three stages, all with their own mini-climates of drum and bass, techno, house and the bits in between. Catch Mala, dBridge, Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Tama Sumo, DJ Fett Burger & DJ Sotofett, and Mount Liberation Unlimited at one of these enclosures.