Derrick Carter added to the line-up plus new outdoor area revealed!
In the biggest announcement to date, we revealed the addition of a garden party themed OUTDOOR ARENA and that legendary Chicago DJ and producer DERRICK CARTER is set to join in on the already massive line-up! We’re sure you’ll agree that Derrick’s jackin’ house set is something of pure summer holiday bliss! We’ve now got over 35 acts on the bill and there are still announcements to come!
Our exciting new outdoor quarter, is set to host an outdoor garden party, where you can soak in the atmosphere and rays, while relaxing in the comfy “Rekorderlig Strawberry & Lime Fields” and supping on the premium Swedish cider’s mouth watering flavour range, British craft lager “Saint” or the Peruvian malt lager “Cusquena”. The hot new arena also lends itself to a minty fresh Mojito bar, selling the refreshing libation alongside the usual suspects. It doesn’t stop there, you’ll be able to party in the sun and electric atmosphere in the outdoor DJ area, while grabbing a bite with food catered to by local restaurateurs alongside seasoned festival vendors. So now the entertainment is spread across 4 areas, with a mix of bands and DJs alike, as well as a vintage fair.
There’s entertainment galore in this outdoor zone, this new addition is guaranteed to be a summer opener like no other in Aberdeen, especially with DERRICK CARTER set to headline alongside m_nus’ HEARTTHROB and SLAM (Soma) at the inaugural event.
Widely acknowledged as one of the best DJs in the world. Derrick Carter’s innovative productions, flawless technical skills and effortlessly joyful attitude of rocking a crowd, have infiltrated throughout the spectrum of dance music. He is lined-up to spread good time summer vibes, and of course, cause dance floor delirium across the 11-hour event. His numerous collaborations, infamous production work and the founding of his and Luke Solomon’s Classic record label and guest compilations for the best underground house labels have consolidated his standing as one of the legends of scene and have marked Derrick as one of the most important players in dance music. Derrick is a guaranteed party starter, perfect for The Big Beach Ball.
Also announced to join the line-up today, are BREEZAK [BASS ALLIANCE SOUND SYSTEM], BWANI JUNCTION, STANLEY, EARLY KILLA KREW, CH£AP DATE, SI SMITH and NIGEL HAYES – read all about ‘em here.
With only 4 weeks until the first festival of its shape and size hits the North East, it is definitely time to start planning your May Day Bank Holiday Weekend. Stunning coastal views, the pick of Scottish and international DJs and bands, summer sun, iconic buildings, an outdoor garden party, cider and Mojito bars, a fine selection of food, Peace and Jam Vintage Fair & Acoustic stage and Funktion 1 Sound should be enough for you, but if you need more persuading… Advance tickets start from £24.50 for 11 hours of party, make sure your start to the summer involves us!