This year's edition of the Italian festival also features Shackleton and James Holden.
Every year the festival pits cutting-edge electronic acts against a historical backdrop (Foligno's roots date back to pre-Roman period times). This year, Dancity's theme is "A Unitary Urbanism," reportedly inspired by Situationist school of thought and geared towards disrupting the everyday city atmosphere with art. Events will happen in usual venue, Auditorium San Domenico, as well as a few other older buildings and a nightclub.
The festival is typically split between dance music and more experimental artists. Berghain resident Ben Klock and Border Community's James Holden are the only two DJ acts billed so far. They'll join the live dance sounds of Robert Hood, Mathew Jonson, Metro Area, Claro Intelecto and Andy Stott. UK hip-hop artist Ghostpoet and American Kranky-signed band Deerhunter are some of the other live acts confirmed, while Shackleton will premiere a brand new set at the festival, performing with the Foligno Quintana drummers.