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Arlissa, Jacob Plant, B. Traits, Brimmer and Special K’s added to the bill for the final festival of the year. Dizzee Rascal, Chase and Status (DJ set) and Professor Green headline.

With just under a month to go until the last festival of the year, all eyes turn to Brighton for Shakedown, the final party of the festival season.  With some of the most exciting names in bass and electronic music already confirmed, Shakedown is set to host a South Coast party of epic proportions.
Joining the throng of A list artists will be Arlissa, the 19 year old UK singer songwriter whose debut single ‘Hard To Love Somebody’ is a duet with self professed fan Nas and Jacob Plant, the wildly hyped producer and DJ who is one of the hottest talents on the UK dance scene having worked with and remixed a host of household names including Jay Z, Kanye West, Tinie Tempah, Ellie Goulding Modestep and Major Lazer to name a few.  
Having graduated from a monthly ‘In New DJ’s We Trust’ slot on Radio 1 to her own, weekly show that’s simulcast on Radio 1 and 1xtra, B. Traits is perfectly placed to bring the carnival bassline to Brighton.  Whether you’re into bass heavy house, dubstep or drum & bass, local Brighton boy Brimmer is the name delivering bass in all genres whilst Special K’s deliver their unique brand of glorious electronic pop
Shakedown will be headlined by the most in demand artist in the country and ultimate showman, Dizzee Rascal.  Armed with an arsenal of hits, Dizzee is an artist at the top of his game and his set will be a defining Shakedown moment.  A multitude of incredible artists including the mighty Professor Green, queen of the underground Katy B, undisputed breakout act of 2012, Stooshe, Clement Marfo & The Frontline and Union DJ’s will perform before Dizzee Rascal.
The Supercharged Arena will be headlined by superstar duo, Chase & Status performing an eclectic DJ set of genre defying styles. One of the most potent forces on the dance scene and famed for their incendiary DJ sets, this irrepressible duo will be armed to the teeth with a plethora of dance floor anthems and underground classics.
Taking to the stage before Chase & Status will be the much lauded Knife Party playing in Brighton for the first time, Radio 1’s music champion and undisputed star of last year’s Shakedown festival, Zane Lowe and multi award winning Ms Dynamite.  A hotbed of phenomenal DJ’s will also join the succession of artists including Drum & Bass heavyweight’s  DJ Friction, Shy FX and The Prototypes. 
Two of Brighton’s biggest cult clubbing brands go head to head to bring you the ultimate silent disco. Renowned for their larger than life parties week in and week out, Trash Mondays and In Ya Ear once again prepare for another monumental extravaganza.
Hed Kandi, the most stylish name in house music will be hosting the VIP Arena with a spectacular production and a host of DJ’s including Freemasons, Seamus Haji and Phil Faversham.
Shakedown Festival 2012 brings the most exciting names in contemporary music to Brighton for one last festival outing.  With a vast array of music talent and some great brand partners bringing their own, distinct party flavour, Shakedown is the perfect end to an incredible summer of festival fun.  Tickets are selling fast with this event looking likely to sell out so don’t miss out.

Published on 11 September 2012 by Ben Robinson

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