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Creamfields Headliners Announced

Monday, 7th Mar 2011

Chemical Brothers Confirmed Alongside David Guetta, Tiesta and Calvin Harris

Creamfields today becomes the latest festival to announce the line-up of acts set to attract music fans from across the country. It has just revealed the Chemical Brothers as the headliner of the 2011 event, which will be held in August, alongside acts such as David Guetta, Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, Calvin Harris, Armin Van Buuren, Magnetic Man, Katy B, Eric Prydz and Josh Wink, among others.  Meanwhile, the BBC has revealed acts such as Andy C, Caspa, Goldie and Danny Byrd as amongst those heading to the BBC Radio1Xtra Arena.

The Chemical Brothers are, of course, the electronic duo behind well known songs such as “Hey Boy Hey Girl” and “Let Forever Be”. Consisting of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons they have released an abundance of albums between 1995 and the modern day, from the debut “Exit Planet Dust” to 1999’s “Surrender”, 2005’s “Push the Button” and 2010’s “Further” – plus many others in between. They will be a welcome choice as Creamfields headliners, having previously made a name for themselves thanks to their spectacular live shows. In recent weeks they were also announced as the headline act of the Rockness Festival in Scotland.

Meanwhile, Creamfields is the well known festival that provokes hosts of music lovers around the world to pick up dance tickets and head to the nearest event. The UK version of the festival takes place in Daresbury, Cheshire, though the event has also taken place at locations all over the world, from Buenos Aires and Mexico to Moscow, Prague and Ireland. Originally the UK version took place in Liverpool and moved to its current location in 2006, with previous acts including the likes of Groove Armada, Basement Jaxx, Paul van Dyk and more. Creamfields 2011 will be the latest festival in which Chemical Brothers have appeared, following 2004 and 2007.

Other acts announced for Creamfields 2011 include Swedish House Mafia, Paul van Dyk, Skrillex, Erol Alkan, Boys Noize, Sasha, James Zabiela, Steve Angello, Ferry Corstein, Joris Voorn, Marco Carola, Sebastien Leger, Diplo, Above & Beyond, Paul Oakenfield, Eddie Halliwell, Laidback Luke, Chicane, Gareth Emery, Markus Schultz, Lisa Lashes, Organ Doneors Live, Showtek, Adam Sheridan and John O’Callaghan.

Creamfields 2011 take place in Daresbury, Cheshire, from Saturday 27th August 2011 to Sunday 28th August 2011.

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