As if you haven't already got enough things to put in your diary this summer, Cream have come back again with their legendary Creamfields.
Saturday 27 August is the date when the Old Liverpool Airfield in Merseyside will be transformed into an oasis of noise and alfresco lovelyness from 3pm to 6am. Headlining this years show on the Creamfields Live Stage will be Grammy winners Basement Jaxx, who will be performing some new and old classics as the sun goes down, without doubt one of the best live acts around both in sound & vision. They will be joined by the awesome Faithless, back by popular demand and widely regarded as one of the finest live acts of our generation. There will also be some fresh talent, including the highly acclaimed Caged Baby plus more that we’re going to surprise you with!
This year’s event brings together an array of genres to tempt even the most particular of musical connoisseurs! Arenas this year are brought to you by some of the world’s greatest party hosts including: Cream, Subliminal, Chibuku Shake Shake, Tidy, Strongbow, Aftershock, Strongbow Rooms, plus new additions Southern Fried Records, Full Cycle and Galaxy FM.
Following the success of last years partnership the 10,000 capacity arena will be hosted by Cream & GoodGreef and headlined by German uber jock Paul Van Dyk, who will be joined by special guest and former Cream Resident Paul Oakenfold plus Ferry Corsten and more. Everyones favourite American DJ Erick Morillo returns with his Subliminal Sessions crew to bring a touch of house fervour to their arena at Creamfields.
To keep things fresh, this year there is a new arena hosted by Southern Fried Records. Head honcho Fatboy Slim leads the troops who include Liverpool’s very own Yousef, plus special guest Timo Maas and a live performance from Infusion.
Another new addition to the Cream family are Full Cycle. After a 4 year hiatus Drum & Bass returns to Creamfields with Roni Size. He will be joined by Andy C, Dillinja & Lemon D, and to add a bit more off the wall flavour Giles Peterson and Scratch Perverts join the Full Cycle team.
Chibuku Shake Shake return for a second year, this time in a bigger tent. Making their Creamfields debut are the much talked about 2 Many DJ’s. Expect a set that includes everything from Dolly Parton to the Clash! They will be joined by techno god Dave Clarke, Richie Hawtin, plus live performances from the magnificent LCD Soundsystem and Aphletik. The Tidy Arena will host a live performance from K90, Tidy Boys, Anne Savage, and more. Just remember to swap your fluffy boots for galoshes! The Strongbow Rooms return with a salivating line up that includes Felix Da Housecat, The Glimmers, Ivan Smagge (Black Strobe), Rob Da Bank plus others.
And last but by know means least Galaxy FM are signed for the first time ever as the official radio partners for Creamfields 2005 with live sets broadcast from 5pm to 1am featuring Hed Kandi and others. There is also the Aftershock Arena, Gurn Fun Bus Mobile Disco and a Chill Out Arena. There is still more to add to the Creamfields line up so watch this space! Bring On The Noise! It's what August Bank Holidays are made for.
Creamfields UK 2005 Lineup
Creamfields Main Stage
Cream & GoodGreef Arena
Paul Van Dyk
Armin Van Buuren
Above & Beyond
NU NRG (Live)
Special Guest: Paul Oakenfold
Subliminal Sessions Arena
Harry ‘Choo Choo’ Romero
Live PA: Abigail Bailey
Southern Fried Records Arena
Special Guest: Timo Maas
Chibuku Shake Shake Arena
2 Many DJ’s
Layo & Bushwacka
Johnny One Move
Live: LCD Soundsystem
Galaxy Outdoor Stage (To Be Broadcast live on Galaxy FM)
Hed Kandi Bargrooves
Hosted by: Andi Durrant & Paul Kershaw
Full Cycle Arena
Jazzy Jeff & Mad Skillz
Dillinja & Lemon D
Zinc & Jenna G
The Scratch Perverts
Hosted By: Dynamite MC
Lisa Pin Up
Gaz West aka Dark By Design
Felix Da Housecat
Ivan Smagghe (Black Strobe)
Skitz & MCD
Rob Da Bank
Plus more acts & DJ’s to be added!
For information on tickets, transport and more see the link below. For those in other countries, stay tuned for the Creamfields tour news.
Creamfields International 2005
Saturday 13th August - Creamfields Andalucia, Spain
Saturday 20th August - Creamfields Braslau, Poland
Saturday 3rd September - Creamfields Moskow, Russia
Saturday 5th November - Creamfields Curitiba, Brazil
Friday 11th November - Creamfields Santiago, Chile
Saturday 12th November - Creamfields Buenos Aires, Argentina
Saturday 19th November - Creamfields Mexico City, Mexico