YOU can see the tents at the Orsett Showground going up from the A13. The biggest dance music festival in Essex is coming this sunday to Thurrock. It has been a fantastic ambition for the organisers and they are very very close to realising their dream.
YourThurrock will be going down this afternoon to see how preparations are going as well as spending a few hours at the Crusades this sunday.
On Sunday 30 May 2010, Thousands of dance music fans will converge on Essex as DanceCrusade kicks off the summer with a phenomenal outdoor event. Hosted by the World’s biggest club brands, DJs and live acts, luxury tented arenas, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, dancers, stilt walkers, fire eaters and the friendliest atmosphere, DanceCrusade promises to be the Essex event of 2010.
DanceCrusade DJ action will be spread across multiple arenas with a 12-hour sun-soaked hedonistic journey into dance music featuring all things house, electro, soulful, club classics, trance, techno, minimal and funky.
Mixmag’s “London club of the year” (3 years running) and Ministry of Sound’s resident Friday night The Gallery bring some of the globe’s hottest trance and progressive DJs to the Main Arena, with showing stopping 3D colour lasers, breathtaking LED & projection visuals and CD & T-Shirt giveaways. Featuring the masterful Judge Jules (BBC Radio 1), Holland’s hottest trance DJ Richard Durand, the hard-edge legend Tall Paul, Gavyn Mitchel, Marcel Woods, Oliver Lang and DJ duo Lee & Slater.
The Hed Kandi Arena brings a touch of glamour to Essex, with leading club DJs, live musicians, and the kind of awe-inspiring production that has made Hed Kandi the global leader in dance music.
The Raindance Vs Epidemik Arena provides some nostalgia in the form of club classics. One of the original pioneers of dance music,Raindance celebrates it’s 21st Birthday this year! Exclusive to DanceCrusade, Raindance is providing a stellar lineup including Old Skool Live Act The Rat Pack Live, plus legendary DJs Slipmatt, Brandon Block and Billy ‘Daniel’ Bunter.
Two of the biggest Essex promoters collide in the Too Damn Glam Vs Motherfunkers Arena. Providing a lineup not to be missed, including Kid Massive, Mark Storie (Toolroom) and Piqué.
DanceCrusade is also proud to present club brands WTF*, Strictly Soulful, Push Music, Freaky Disco and Freekieacross several arenas, featuring club legends such as Paul Trouble Anderson, Bobby & Steve and Nathan Coles,Eastern Bloc Techno Superstars Sinisa Tamamovic and Mladen Tomic and over 40 others guest DJs and performers.
Other Attractions include: VIP Arena with red carpet entry, cocktail bar, luxury tents and private toilets. Funfair with Waltzer, Dodgems and lots more fun! Hungry? Visit the DanceCrusade world food fair, and for the child in you, ice creams vans will be in full force if you want to chill.
Special chill out and shaded areas are provided, sponsored by tillate.com
Standard tickets are available now for £35, with a special group supersaver deal (buy 4 get 1 free).
VIP Packages are available for £100 per person, which includes VIP parking, red-carpet entrance, access to VIP arena (hosted by Candi Nites, Be Somebody & Rehab), cocktail bar, VIP toilet facilities and a bottle of Moët & Chandon per person!
For more information visit www.dancecrusade.com or call Paul on 07748 679945.
Trance & Progressive
Judge Jules, Richard Durand, Tall Paul, Marcel Woods, Oliver Lang, Gavyn Mytchel, The Viceroy, Jimmy Lee & Jon Slater, Tristan D.
Phil Faversham, Dean Rigg, Greg Myers
Annie on Sax, Jay on Percussion
Raindance Vs Epidemik
The Rat Pack (DJ Lipmaster Mark & MC Evenson Allen), Slipmatt, Billy ‘Daniel’ Bunter, Brandon Block,
Darren Pearce, PK, Niki Dimensions, DJ Skie, Jason J, Sincere.
Too Damn Glam Vs Motherfunkers
Kid Massive, Mark Storie, Diason, Liam Cullen, Berniet & Damo, Adam Asenjo, Brad James, Colin Chiddle, Maxine Hardcastle, Pushdisko, Dean Tennant, Pivotal on Percussion
WTF*, Strictly Soulful, Push Music, Freaky Disc and Freekie
Paul Trouble Anderson, Bobby & Steve, Sinisa Tamamovic, Mladen Tomic, Nathan Coles, Courtice, Darryl Green, Miles Weaver, Dirty Funki, Perfecto Strangers, Push Music (Live), Danny Cosgrave, James Mac, Sean E, Fat Tel, Danny Mayes, Matt Emulsion, Adam B, Johannes, Boxed Riot, Polymer City, Kid Neon, Freaky Disco Ft Deezim, Lee Gardner, Grant Bungey, Beatsworkin, Reform DJs, Aris,
LittleJoe, Tom Dove, Pretty Criminals, Live Wire, Scott Palmer.