Hideout Pool Parties are completely free admission for all festival ticket holders and will take place from the Thursday through to the Sunday of the event
After a prompt sell-out last month, Hideout Festival has yet another treat in store for ticket holders with today’s announcement of the much-anticipated Pool Parties and full set of Hideout Daytime activities. As well as this, attendees now have access to the arena breakdowns for each night of the main event, which takes place from 29th June – 1st July.
Hideout Pool Parties are completely free admission for all festival ticket holders and will take place from the Thursday through to the Sunday of the event, hosted by a selection of the festival’s club partners and some of the dance scene’s finest record labels. Drop the Mustard bring bass in the form of DJ Zinc and chart topper Redlight on the Friday of the event over at the Aquarius pool, while Face join up with One Records to present Subb-an in Papaya. The hugely anticipated Hot Creations pool party is set to take place on the Saturday and features a stunning line-up headed up by DJ of the moment Jamie Jones, as well as label mates Robert James and Richy Ahmed.
The very same day, Bigger than Barry & Dub Boro will be bringing the daily slice of bass to proceedings with the likes of Breakage and Toddla T. For Sunday’s finalé, pool party attendees will be treated to sets from Hideout shining stars Seth Troxler and Nina Kraviz over at Papaya’s Mulletover hosted party. Sunday will also see sets from Radio 1’s Mistajam as well as dubstep DJ and producer Artwork, over at the Aquarius pool and headed up by Edinburgh’s Xplicit. All the pool parties will take place between 2pm and 8pm each day at Papaya and Aquarius on Zrce Beach.
Local club partners join Hideout Daytime programme. Hideout Festival is this year welcoming a selection of ex-Yu club partners into its substantial programme. Descending from some of the region’s most vibrant cities and lucrative nightclubs, they will be hosting their own Hideout Daytime line-ups at Kalypso, infusing some local sounds into the mix. Kalyspo will host the likes of CFSN, Black Light and UES from Zagreb, Rijeka's Balkan Kolektiv and Balance FM, LoopJunkies and Acilectro from Split, along with UK Train and Big Mama Session from Osijek, all in Croatia. From further afield RMNG will be welcomed from Serbia, Krunch It! and K4 from Slovenia, plus Kontra DJs and French Kiss FM from Bosnia and Herzegovina and many more. Ex-Yu club partner sets will take place between 2pm and 8pm each day at Kalpyso, kicking off on the Thursday before the main event.
Arena Breakdowns have also been revealed. The first night of the main festival will see Chase & Status and Sub Focus headlining Papaya, while Four Tet & Caribou showcase their B2B DJ set over in Aquarius 1. Loco Dice and Jamie Jones are set to headline Papaya the following night, alongside the likes of lady of the moment Maya Jane Coles. Annie Mac will headline Aquarius 1 the same night, while Andy C and Shy FX will bring the sounds of bass to Aquarius 2. Two of the festival’s most anticipated acts Ricardo Villalobos and Seth Troxler will take to the decks on the Papaya main stage for the event’s finale, while the likes of dance music heavyweight’s Skream, Ben Klock and SBTRKT close the event across the other three arenas. Tickets for Hideout 2012 have now sold out and the substantial programme of events is set to exceed ticket holder’s expectations. The full list of pool parties and arena breakdowns can be found on the Hideout Festival website or via their social media pages.
Published on 10 May 2012 by Ben Robinson