FRICTION ft. P Money + Linguistics
Joining the already announced lineup of The Boomtown Rats, Kool & The Gang, The Human League, Sam Bailey, Sigma, The Sugarhill Gang, Sham 69 (original line up feat. Jimmy Pursey), Buzzcocks, Shadow Child, Ruts D.C., and Fred V & Grafix.
Drum and bass heavyweight Friction returns to GuilFest on Saturday 19th July, headlining the Kane FM presents Funky End Dance Tent. The Brighton raised, multi-award winning DJ is one of the most revered and recognised names in bass music today. Having risen steadily through the ranks since the early 00's as arguably the most adept and most ferocious DJ/producer in the scene, Friction now holds court in the D&B Hall Of Fame thanks to his inauguration at the 2011 Drum & Bass Arena Awards. Whilst DJ'ing across the world every weekend and heading up the juggernaut record label Shogun Audio, Friction has achieved much commercial success and was announced at the start of 2012 as the new face of Radio 1's flagship drum & bass show – an honour every self respecting UK drum n bass artist aspires to. For this special GuilFest performance, Friction is joined by none other than MC’s P Money and Linguistics, two of the best lyricists the UK has to offer today.
Hardcore punks Gallows are confirmed to headline The Big Cheese Rock Cave at GuilFest on Sunday 20th July. A band that have always thrived on controversy, Gallows have been described by pundits as both 'The best British punk band since The Clash' and 'The British music industry's biggest mistake’! The Hertfordshire hardcore crew first emerged from the fertile UK underground punk scene in 2005 and in 2007 Gallows won the Kerrang! Award for Best British Newcomer. Since then they have gone through various lineup changes and have toured the world, playing support slots for huge acts such as Rage Against The Machine, AFI and Gogol Bordello, as well as achieving UK chart success with their critically acclaimed album “Grey Britain”. Gallows have become known for their full on live performances and organisers are expecting them to blow the roof off The Rock Cave at GuilFest this summer!
STOP PRESS – Although Earlybird tickets have unfortunately sold out in super quick time this year, you can still bag yourself a bargain by taking advantage of the special Spring Saver Offer – only available until 6pm on May 6th! See the website for full details! Also don’t forget that visitors who want to experience GuilFest in style, for the first time ever in the festival’s history a very limited number of VIP tickets are available to the public – These will allow access to a backstage area with posh loos, and a special bar for exclusive aftershow parties! You never know who you might see around there!
Keep your eyes peeled for many more acts to be announced for this year's GuilFest – The line up is set to grow to a total of over 200 acts, performing across the 8 music stages of the festival. Elsewhere on the site you can find GuilFest favourites such as The Cosmic Comedy Zone, The Theatre Tent, La Discotheque, Farmer Giles Barndance, the brilliant GuilFest KidZone and a whole host of other exciting areas including the brand new Spaced Inn. Also as usual you can find a great arts & crafts village, Massive 150ft Beer Tent, Calypso Cocktail Bar, Street Performers, Food from around the world, and much much more – you can even pop right next door to the Guildford Lido and enjoy a swim in the beautiful 50m outdoor pool!
GuilFest 2014 – Back by popular demand – promises to be the most exciting event the area has ever seen. Tickets from the website, or from Seetickets on 08712301106
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