Global Gathering Update


GlobalGathering – one of the UK’s cutting edge and forward thinking electronic music festival has announced further details of their 2011 event, which will take place at Long Marston Airfield in Stratford-Upon-Avon on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th July.

Following their first ever phenomenal live appearance at Radio1’s Big Weekend and their forthcoming Glastonbury show, Nero will be bringing a bigger and better full Live show to the GlobalGathering crowd for the very first time. On a stage of cubed LED screens and bass-pumping speaker blocks the club friendly bass bangers are riding high on the wave of success from their latest US tour, Nero effortlessly combines stunning live vocals over pneumatic dubstep beats, bringing an explosive stage performance to the new and hugely anticipated Metropolis Arena.

Nero said “GlobalGathering is the mother of all dance festivals, and we can’t wait to perform our full live show to what we know will be a really explosive crowd.”


London dubstep quartet Modestep have also been added to this year’s line-up and will be hosting their live show at the Wax:On Arena on the Friday.  This thrilling new act will bring their own energetic brand of dubstep to GlobalGathering for the very first time.

Straddling two explosive days in the height of the summer, GlobalGathering will once again be showcasing the finest underground acts, exciting UK talent, critically acclaimed world-beating DJs and chart-topping superstars for a weekend of unparalleled hedonism and music that redefines the model of dance festivals.

Taking to the Main Stage on Friday will be multi-million selling drum and bass luminaries Pendulum, with support from legendary Swedish House Mafia DJ Steve Angello. British rapper Professor Green will also take to the stage, plus vocal genius Beardyman, who’ll start the weekend as it means to go on.

Following his triumphant appearance at GlobalGathering 2010, home-grown rap superstar and double-Brit winner Tinie Tempah takes charge of the Main Stage on Saturday, returning for the second year running with his thrilling torrent of drums and rave synthesizers. The Main Stage headliner will be supported by a host of established and fresh new acts including Axwell, Labrinth (Live), Dirty South, Alex Metric and Yasmin (Live).

Back by popular demand, Underworld, one of the UK’s most-loved, respected and longest-standing acts, will deliver the good under canvas on Friday night. They will be supported by superstar Swedish DJ Eric Prydz, who is set to break new ground with the world festival premiere of his EPIC show which sold out the Brixton Academy in April, once again giving GlobalGathering fans the freshest new dance music experience.

Taking charge of the Metropolis Arena on Saturday are dubstep pioneers Chase & Status, currently riding high on the wave of critical acclaim and commercial success for their breakthrough album ‘No More Idols.’ There will be host of both established and fresh new acts also taking to the stage including SubFocus (Live), Hype, Stanton Warriors and Silver & Prophecy.

The festival’s RINSE arena will feature some storming performances. Skream & Benga, Ms Dynamite, Zinc, Boy Better Know, Newham Generals and MC Youngman will all be hitting the stage on Friday.

The Godskitchen Arena is also back on Saturday by popular demand. The trance heavyweights will play host to some of the biggest names at this year’s event including; Ferry Corsten, Eddie Halliwell, Markus Schulz, Aly & Fila, Simon Patterson and Marco V.

For the full line-up and details of who will be taking to the Global, Metropolis, Above & Beyond Presents Group Therapy, Wax:On, Union, Carl Cox Revolutions, Godskitchen, Toolroom Knights, Hospitality, Bedrock and Electric Arenas go to