Global Gathering 2005 festival

Friday 29th July from 5pm to 2am and Saturday 30th July from 2pm to 6am - Global Gathering is determined to up the ante and earn its place in the dance music history books: for the first time ever the festival will take place over a whole weekend and offer fully equipped camping areas absolutely FREE for weekend ticket holders. Last year, more than 40,000 people congregated in the beautiful green fields of Warwickshire. With this year's event moving to a weekender, that figure could swell even further.

The Friday night session features a combination of dance deities and legendary live bands including: Underworld - the bouncy band who took the underground, overground, Happy Mondays - Manchester's Shaun & Bez headline the Get Loaded Arena, Kosheen - who's dark breaks and heavy basslines tear up audiences and Mylo - The Scottish legend who's smashing dance floors across the world. Other headline DJs for the Friday night session include Paul Oakenfold, Deep Dish, Sasha, Roger Sanchez, Layo and Bushwacka, The Scratch Perverts and Notting Hill's purveyor of Good Times, Norman Jay.

Radio 1 have chosen to exclusively support Global Gathering over all other UK dance music festivals this year with a mammoth eleven hours of coverage. The Essential Selection with Pete Tong will be broadcast live on the Friday evening, for historically the first ever time from a festival. Speaking on Radio 1's involvement Pete said: "I'm privileged to be opening the event live on-air with my special guests 2manyDjs. As a two day weekender this year,

The Saturday goes on to feature an astounding array of dance royalty including the world's most popular DJ, Tiesto as a UK Festival Exclusive and luminaries such as Carl Cox and John Digweed who each host their own arenas. They will be joined on other stages by; Paul Van Dyk, Judge Jules, Fergie, Erick Morillo, Armin Van Buuren, Steve Lawler, Plump DJs, Fabio and Grooverider plus many more.

GLOBALGATHERING 2005 LINE UP:

FRIDAY NIGHT

THE RADIO 1 BEACH STAGE

Underworld (Live), 2 Many Djs (Live), Pete Tong + Guests - broadcasting his Essential Selection Live on Radio 1, Erol Alkan

GLOBAL MAIN ARENA

Kosheen (Live), Mylo (Live), Sasha, Paul Oakenfold, Layo and Bushwacka!, King Unique, Paul Thomas

GET LOADED ARENA

Happy Mondays (Live), Arthur Baker, Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets), DJ Poss, Kav (Happy Mondays), Keith Mullen + Peter Hooton (The Farm), Mani (Primal Scream)

ESSENTIAL SELECTION ARENA

Hosted by: Pete Tong, Deep Dish, Roger Sanchez, James Zabiela, MYNC Project, Max Graham

AFRODIZZYSCRATCH ARENA

DJ Format, Cash Money, DJ Yoda, Scratch Perverts feat. MC Dynamite, DJ Skully & Mr Sensei, Mikey Lazee, DJ Konn

GOOD TIMES SOUNDSYSTEM VIP

Norman Jay, Joey Jay, Davey DMX, Roody Ranks

SATURDAY NIGHT

GODSKITCHEN ARENA

Paul Van Dyk, Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Judge Jules, Fergie, Mauro Picotto, Marco V, Eddie Halliwell, Jon O'Bir, Above and Beyond, Markus Schulz, Chris Turner

RADIO ONE BEACH STAGE

Tiesto (UK festival exclusive), Judge Jules, Erick Prydz, Junior Jack and Kid Crème, Shapeshifters (Live), Dave Pearce

BABOOSHKA ARENA

Erick Morillo, Steve Lawler, Danny Howells, David Guetta, Tim Deluxe, Donald Glaude, Trophy Twins, James Algate

CARL COX AND FRIENDS ARENA

Carl Cox, Dave Clarke, Chris Liebing, Marco Bailey, Umek, Valentino, Jack De Marseille, Monika Kruse, TinTin Chambers

BEDROCK ARENA

John Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo, Josh Wink, DJ Vibe, Nic Fanciulli, Tiefschwarz, Luke Fair, Desyn Masiello, Jonathan Lisle

AIR BREAKS ARENA

Plump DJ's, Adam Freeland, Hybrid, Stanton Warriors, Ali B, Hyper, Krafty Kuts, Rennie Pilgrem & Chickaboo, Evil Nine, The Freestylers, Joe Ransom

POLYSEXUAL ARENA

Lisa Lashes, Lab 4 Live, Tidy Boys, Yoji Biomehanika, BK, Andy Farley, Rob Tissera, K90 Live, Anne Savage, Proteus, Amber D, Shan, Hinsley, Hixxy and MC Storm

MONEYPENNY'S VIP

Graeme Park, Soul Central, Jim Shaft Ryan, Jeff Jefferson, Danny Hird, Ken Fan, Neil Navarra, Rick Grooves

ACCELERATED CULTURE

Fabio, Grooverider, Marky (Brasil), Andy C, Krust, Zinc, Mampi Swift, High Contrast, Bryan Gee, Garry K, Friction (Dub Plate Set), Pendulum, Hype, Dollar, Mickey Finn (Old Skool Jungle Set), Brockie, Nicky Blackmarket

MC's: Dynamite, Fearless, Skibadee, Shabba, GQ, Eksman, Bassman, Presha, Det, Foxy, Juiceman, Spyda, IC3

Global Gathering 2005 festival
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May 18, 2005 at 1:53 PM CEST

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