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Boomtown Fair 2016: more names announced

Heavy-hitting house, techno and hiphop line-up revealed for Barrio Loco

2016 Feb 23     
2 Bit Thugs

The festival's 'Latin Quarter' will play host to Pharoahe Monch, Derrick May, Derrick Carter, DJ Craze and many more

The line-up has now been announced for the Barrio Loco area at this year's Boomtown Fair. But while the Barrio Loco zone is billed as the festival's 'Latin quarter', don't expect to do much salsa-ing… techno, house and hip-hop are the order of the day (and night) here.


New York rapper Pharoahe Monche and turntablist hero DJ Craze will headline in the Poco Loco tent, aided and abetted by the likes of Foreign Beggars, Swindle, Submotion Orchestra, DJ Format & Abdominal and MC Devvo.


Over on Barrio Loco's outdoor stage, meanwhile, Detroit and Chicago are in the house with Derrick May, Octave One and Derrick Carter joined by Nightmares On Wax, Skream, Jackmaster, Shadow Child and Will Clarke, among others.


The full line-up comprises Alfresco Disco, Billy Kenny, B.Traits, Dead Players, Derrick Carter, Derrick May, Devvo, DJ Craze, DJ Format & Abdominal, Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon, DRS (live), Flux DJs, Foreign Beggars, Friend Within, Gardna, Jackmaster, Jenna & the G's, JFB, Jman, Jus Now, Levelz, Mouse Outfit, Mr Woodnote & Lil Rhys, Nightmares On Wax, Octave One (live), Pharaohe Monch plus live band, Red Eye HiFi with Kathika, Fox, Shadow Child, Shapes DJs, Skream, Sparkz & Kiva, Reeps One (live AV show), Submotion Orchestra, Swindle (live), White Bully (live) and Will Clarke.


The first two waves of discounted tickets for Boomtown Fair 2016, have already sold out, but full-price £170 weekend passes are still available. For more information, see the festival website.


 Barrio Loco pic: Jody Hartley

 

 

 

 

Tags: Alfresco Disco, Billy Kenny, B.Traits, Dead Players, Derrick Carter, Derrick May, Devvo, DJ Craze, DJ Format & Abdominal, Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon, DRS, Flux DJs, Foreign Beggars, Friend Within, Gardna, Jackmaster, Jenna & the G's, JFB, Jman, Jus Now, Levelz, Mouse Outfit, Mr Woodnote & Lil Rhys, Nightmares On Wax, Octave One, Pharaohe Monch, Red Eye HiFi, Kathika, Fox, Shadow Child, Shapes DJs, Skream, Sparkz & Kiva, Reeps One, Submotion Orchestra, Swindle, White Bully, Will Clarke