The Big Chill an annual festival at Eastnor Castle, Malvern Hills, Herefordshire on the 30th, 31st of July and 1st of August 2004 has officially SOLD OUT but it is worth mentioning the final confirmed line-up which will see some of the biggest names in their musical fields performing.
As well as the usual stellar cast performing on the Open Air and Chill stages, new additions like the tented Sanctuary stage, 'Tom's Top Tent' (Tom Middleton's own boundary smashing party central), Fat Tuesday and an expanded 'MediaMix' area featuring a full cinema experience and literary action are all on offer.
Due to the huge numbers of artists we can’t reveal the entire line-up, but you can see it by clicking here . A selection of the more interesting arenas look like so:
The Big Chill Arena’s Open Air Stage Live:Lemon Jelly, Coldcut Live, Easy Star Allstars perform Dub Side Of The Moon, Bent, Fragile State, Senor Coconut and his Orchestra, Ralph Myerz and The Jack Herren Band, Quantic Soul Orchestra, Noiseshaper, Yam Yam, Oi Va Voi, Jon Kennedy TM Juke, Shur-i-Kan, Orijahnal, New Sector Movements, Charles Walker, Crazy Penis, Faze Action DJs:Tom Middleton, Pete Lawrence and guests, Norman Jay, Daddy G, Mach V, Rob Wood, Nick Luscombe, Mr Scruff's Afternoon Tea Sessions, DJ Derek, Pathaan, Sounds From The Ground, Hint, Rita Ray, Rob Da Bank
Xpress 2, Adam Freeland, Phil Hartnoll (Orbital), Asian Dub Foundation Sound System, Gilles Peterson, Jazzanova, Dego, Bugz In The Attic, Jigsawmusic, A1 People, Armitage Shankz Sound System, Catskills All Stars, Black Grass, Bjorn Torske, Troubleman, Paul Arnold (Chew The Fat), Ali Tillett (Warm), Sean Brosnan (Warm), Ame (Sonar , Kollektiv), Benji B, The Funky Lowlives, Phantom Beats.
The Chill Stage Live: Remasterpiece Orchestra featuring Chris Coco and Sasha Puttnam, Bonobo, The Egg, Sia, Durutti Column, Ukelele Orchestra Of Great Britain, Ulrich Schnauss, Fourtet, Clive Craske and Horseless Paul, Alison David , Pedro , Laroca, Adem, The Memory Band , Broadway Project , Flipside, Magnet , Kate Rogers , Ikon, Another Fine Day, Eva Abraham and Instrumental, Mozez, Alucidnation DJs: Marc Almond, Pete Lawrence (folk set), DJ Haptic, AJ, Jonny Trunk
DJ Jacqamore, Fat Camp, Sunflower Kate, Phil Mison , Mark Pritchard
Along with the Art Trail, Bosysoul areas and Big Chill FM this years festival looks set to be huge.