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With Annie Mac, Congo Natty, Eats Everything, Leftfield, Roni Size Reprazent, Monki & Gotsome
Ground-breaking performance, creative recycling, music and technology in the heart of the city!
Arcadia Spectacular and their world-famous mechanical spider, built in Bristol from 50 tonnes of recycled military hardware, are set to land in Bristol's central Queen Square on the 4th & 5th September. This will be Arcadia's first ever city-centre event, fusing innovative music, circus, sculpture, special effects, recycled biofuel pyrotechnics to deliver a truly epic weekend on home-turf.
We can now announce the full line-up for the Metamorphosis show. Friday 4th September's show will see Bristol's very own drum and bass captain Roni Size and his Reprazent crew performing Live and British Jungle producer Congo Natty. Dance legendsLeftfield, who are currently riding high with their critically acclaimed new album Alternative Light Source, will also take to the gigantic spider.
Day two of the event welcomes Bristol's home hero Eats Everything, BBC Radio 1 DJ and lady of the moment Annie Mac, house and bass duo Gotsome, and Monki, the underground tastemaker championing new electronic talent on her regular Radio 1 show and digital imprint ZOO Music.
Arcadia Bristol Line Up 2015
Friday 4th September:
Roni Size Reprazent - Live
Leftfield - DJ Set
Congo Natty ft Congo Dubz and Tenor Fly
Saturday 5th September:
Combining cutting edge technology, top level pyrotechnics, acrobatics and the leading lights of the electronic music scene, the show will be of truly monumental proportions. Arcadia 'Metamorphosis', is being brought to Bristol as part of the city's year as European Green Capital. It will see the conversion of Arcadia's signature flames to biofuel - creating the world's first recycled biofuel pyrotechnics system. It's one of six projects part funded by Arts Council England's Exceptional Award as part of Bristol's year as European Green Capital. The event will be produced by Team Love in partnership with Bristfest.
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This event operates a no re-entry policy. Please note that the gates will close at 8.30pm for first time entry.
Under16s to be accompanied by an adultUnifying a community of all backgrounds, ages, beliefs and ideals through mesmerising experience, Arcadia Bristol will be an unforgettable chapter in Bristol’s vibrant cultural story.
Arcadia's iconic Spider will awaken amongst the histories and traditions of Queen Square, uniting sustainable ideas with art and music in a seminal moment of spectacle.
Built in Bristol from recycled military hardware and forged into a celebratory arena, the Spider’s full spectrum of artistry will be unleashed alongside the world’s first recycled fuel pyrotechnics system.
Fusing sculpture, performance, engineering, technology, architecture, immersion, and bass into a vivid sensory matrix.... this is Arcadia.
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