Creamfields 2006 Announced

The 9th edition of the UK Creamfields festival has been announced to be taking place on Saturday 26th August Bank Holiday Weekend, now moving to a new site in the heart of the northwest countryside with The Prodigy as this years headliners. Creamfields will be joined for a second year with radio partners Galaxy Radio.

The Prodigy, voted as the UK's 'Best Festival Dance Act' of 2005 has played an integral part in the evolution of the dance scene since the early 90's. This seminal band navigated the high wire, balancing artistic merit and mainstream visibility with more flair than any electronic act of the 90's. They are currently riding high from the success of their Platinum selling album 'Their Law – The Singles' which went straight in at #1 in the UK Album charts. In 2005 their live performances electrified audiences around the world including the sell out 60,000 capacity Creamfields Argentina festival in November 2005.

Another addition to the armoury of this years Main Stage is Gnarls Barkley. Consisting of former Goodie Mob member Cee-Lo and notorious Gorillaz/The Grey Album Producer Danger Mouse, Gnarls Barkley are undoubtedly 2006's hottest emerging outfit! Joining them on the Main stage for what will no doubt be another electrifying live performance is the awesome Goldfrapp. And to kick off the days main stage action in true chaotic style will be The Zutons.

Starting off with the 10,000 capacity Cream & Goodgreef Arena, line ups don't get much bigger than this, expect the usual high quality trance, tech trance and driving beats from the best of the best, Paul Van Dyk and Ferry Corsten will be jetting in from Ibiza to perform exclusively, along with Tiesto who after a 3 year hiatus returns by popular demand! Joining the stable is Cream legend Paul Oakenfold, Goodgreef's very own Eddie Halliwell (Mixmag DJ Of the Year), Armin Van Buuren, Marco V, Adam Sheridan and Gareth Wyn.

Subliminal Sessions brings the kings of the House music fraternity together, headed up by the man himself Erick Morillo, expect the usual fun & games from the likes of Harry Choo Choo Romero, Jose Nunez, Jorge Jaramillo and a special guest appearance from David Guetta, plus some debut appearances from men of the moment Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso and Axwell, a breakthrough mafia if ever there was one!

First of the new arenas this year is the Circus & Cream Audio Deluxe Arena, expect some co-co comedy moves accompanied by some seriously full on house! Roger Sanchez leads the way, joined by Timo Maas, Mylo (DJ Set), Layo & Bushwacka, Circus ringmaster Yousef, South America's biggest DJ and all round nice boy Hernan Cattaneo, Lewis Boardman and all topped off with a live performance from X-Press 2.

The second of the new arenas comes from the brainchild of the Scratch Perverts: Beatdown. If drum & bass and generally a full on phat bass line is your t'ing then this is where you need to be with a line up including a highly anticipated live set from DJ Shadow who will no doubt be testing some new tracks from his forthcoming album, Andy C, Planet Pendulum & MC Verse, DJ Marky & Dynamite MC, DJ Hype & MC GQ, Friction, Future Bound and a live performance from Foreign Beggars.

Creamfields UK 2006
Saturday 26th August Bank Holiday Weekend
Daresbury, Halton (Subject to licence), 3pm – 6am, Capacity: 45,000
Tickets: £54.00+BF On Sale Now
Info: Tel: 0151 707 1309 / www.creamfields.com / www.myspace.com/officialcreamfields

Main Stage
The Prodigy, Goldfrapp, The Zutons, Gnarls Barkley

Cream & Goodgreef Arena
Paul Van Dyk, Paul Oakenfold, Ferry Corsten, Armin Van Buuren, Eddie Halliwell, Marco V, Adam Sheridan, Gareth Wyn, Special Guest: Tiesto

Subliminal Sessions Arena
Erick Morillo, Harry Choo Choo Romero, Steve Angello & Sebastian Ingrosso, Jose Nunez, Axwell, Jorge Jaramillo, Special Guest: David Guetta

Chibuku Arena
2 Many DJ's, Felix Da Housecat, Green Velvet, MYLO dj set, Tiga, Plump Djs, Annie Mac, Touche

Circus & Cream Audio Deluxe Arena
Roger Sanchez, Timo Maas, Layo & Bushwacka, Yousef, Hernan Cattaneo, Lewis Boardman, Special Guest: Sasha, Live: X-Press 2, Live: Switch

The Scratch Perverts Present Beatdown
DJ Shadow, Andy C, Planet Pendulum & MC Verse, DJ Marky, DJ Hype, Skitz & Rodney P (1Extra), Friction, Baron & Subfocus, Mixologists, Blakey (1Extra), No Fakin DJ's, MC's: Dynamite, GQ, Trip, 2Shy & SPMC, Live: Killa Kela presents Spit Kingdom, Live: Foreign Beggars

Tidy Arena
BK live, Tidy Boys, Mark EG, Anne Savage, Andy Farley, Rob Tissera, Lisa Pin-Up, Lee Haslam
Paul Glazby, Amber D, Kutski, Paul Maddox, JP & Jukesy, Technikal

Strongbow Arena
Coldcut Live, Erol Alkan, M.A.N.D.Y, Justice, Digitalism (Live), 2020 Soundsystem (Live), Kris Bones, Simian Mobile Disco, Spektrum (Live), Live: The Presets

Hospitality Arena
Cream & Hacienda Classics

Peter Hook (New Order DJ set), Graeme Park, Arthur Baker, Jon Da Sliva, Dave Haslam, K Klass, Andy Mac

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August 5, 2006 at 10:25 AM CEST

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