Czech Summer Dance Festivals 2008

Our annual guide to the open-air house, techno, hip-hop, and reggae happenings taking place across the country this year



SVOJŠICE 2008
Friday, June 27th, 2008
Svojšice, Central Bohemia
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Held in an amphitheatre near Pardubice, the Svojšice festival's three stages focus on techno, house and jungle.

LINE-UP
Semtex Main Stage
Cristian Varela; British Murder Boys; Radial (Live); Ignition Technician (Live); Rumenige (Live); Boss; Daho a Ginger; Džejár; Lord Space

Lipton Jungle Tent
Jamie Quinn aka Matrix; Brooklyn aka Juanita Juarez; IM Cyber; Katcha & MC Jacob; Nitrous vs. 2K aka Nitropank; Philip TBC; Sayko; Akira vs. Anakin

Red Zone
Mischa Daniels; Chris Sadler; Dan Cooley; Michael C; Aiffel vs. Paco; DJ Texx; Madman; Maria.N

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available via the Ticketportal network.

TICKET PRICES
In May: 400 CZK
In June: 450 CZK
At the Gate: 500 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.svojsice.cz/
(Information in Czech)




CREAMFIELDS CENTRAL EUROPE 2008
Saturday, July 12th, 2008
Břeclav , Southern Moravia
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After a four-year break, the biggest name in dance festivals returns to the Czech Republic, this time to an airfield around 250 kilometers southeast of Prague.

LINE-UP
Global Stage
Sasha & John Digweed; Ferry Corsten; Sébastien Léger; Smokin Jo; Lucca; Chriss of the Quasar; Orbith; Michal Poliak; Crazy Sonic; Javes; Roman Rai; Elio; Michael C

Adidas Originals Live Stage
Ladytron; Gus Gus; Booka Shade; Coldcut; Andy C & MC GQ; Monkey Business; Inina Gap; Lakeside X; Bridgeheads; Navigators; and more

Intel Techno Stage
Funk D Void; Michel De Hey; Preach; Markantonio; Ladida; Hot X; Toky; Agent; New!; Collins & Behnam; Nhitto; and more

Red Zone
Kasey Taylor; Lexicon Avenue; Corvin Dalek; Loutka; Breeth; Küht; Tráva; Martin Gredner; Dandy; Pappi; and more

Kiss Stage
Wehbba; Vectif; Louis+Guga; Le Pneumatiq; Monoriders (Live); Jerry; Hydrophonic; Wolscha; Schimek; and more

Studio 54 VIP Stage
Claudio Ricci; Chris Sadler; Bon Finix; Dan Cooley; Lafayette; Béla En; Texx; Cartman; Andrewboy; and more

Blue Zone
ThePETEBOX; Illuzionist feat. Jay Diesel; and more

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available via the Ticketpro network.

TICKET PRICES
Until June 30th: 930 CZK
Until July 12th: 970 CZK
At the Gate: 1,100 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.creamfieldscentraleurope.eu/
(Information in Czech, English, German, Hungarian and Slovak)




JUNGLE DNB LÉTO (JUNGLE DNB SUMMER)
July 11th/July 25th/August 1st/August 8th/August 15th/August 22nd/August 29th
Matrix Klub
Prague Directory Listing

If getting out of the city isn't an option, Matrix is bringing the best Czech junglists and drum & bass acts to Žižkov every Friday night througout the summer.

ENTRY PRICES
Until 10pm: 30 CZK
After 10pm: 60 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.junglednb.cz/
(Information in Czech and English)




LET IT ROLL OPEN AIR FESTIVAL 2008
July 25th-26th, 2008
Pískovna Oplatil, Staré Ždánice u Pardubic, Eastern Bohemia
Google Maps

Prague's Let It Roll heads for the great outdoors, turning a sand quarry near Pardubice, around 100 kilometers east of Prague, into a haven for drum & bass and breakbeat fans.

LINE-UP
Main Stage
Live: Future Prophecies; DJ Sets: Scratch Perverts; Adam F; Baron; Phantasy; Freestylers; Futurebound; TC; MCs: Rage, Skibadee; and more 

Take Control Radio 1 Stage
DJ Sets: Vicious Circle; Phace; Raiden; Axiom; and more  

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available from TSP Records, and via the Ticketpro, Ticketstream and Ticketportal networks.

TICKET PRICES
Two-Day Tickets
Until June 15th: 350 CZK + Booking Fee
Until July 13th: 450 CZK + Booking Fee
After July 13th: 500 CZK + Booking Fee
At the Gate: 600 CZK

Saturday Ticket
At the Gate: 400 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.letitroll.cz/
(Information in Czech)




COSMIC TRIP 2008
Saturday, August 2nd, 2008
Hradec Králové, Central Bohemia
Google Maps

LINE-UP
To be confirmed

TICKET INFO
To be confirmed

TICKET PRICES
To be confirmed

WEBSITE
http://www.cosmictrip.cz/
(Information in Czech)


CANCELLED




REALBEAT 2008
August 8th-9th, 2008
Staré Ždánice, Eastern Bohemia
Google Maps

This year's edition of the leading Czech reggae festival takes place in a sand quarry near Pardubice, around 100 kilometers east of Prague.

LINE-UP
Michael Rose & The Dubline Band; Ward 21 feat. Tifa; United Flavour; King Banana; Švihadlo; Mr. Cocoman & Solid Vibes; Prague Ska Conspiracy; Afrodisiak feat. Inside Kru; Zion Squad; and more

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available via the Ticketstream, Ticketpro and Ticketportal networks.

TICKET PRICES
Until June 30th: 350 CZK + Booking Fee
July 1st-7th: 450 CZK + Booking Fee

WEBSITE
http://www.realbeat.net/
(Information in Czech and English)




HRADHOUSE 2008
Saturday, August 9th, 2008
Boskovice, Southern Moravia
Google Maps

Originally an underground happening, Hradhouse, held in the grounds of a castle north of Brno, is now a major international event, featuring electro, techno, drum & bass, house, and minimal.

LINE-UP
Sony Ericsson Stage
Silicone Soul; Anthony Pappa; Marco Nastic; Breeth; Nhitto; Hot X; Muzzy; Dan Cooley; Elio

Semtex DnB Stage
LTJ Bukem feat. MC Conrad; Logistics; Gabanna; IM Cyber; Morebeat; X.morph; Blulajta; Elwira; Terqua

Klika Mnml
Jeff Milligan; Milos (Live); Subsist; Ala; Molczik; Mooris; Carl Exe; Metrio

Shuk'n'Denc Stage
Nisiru & Funkatron aka Funky Shit Mafia; 1A2V1 (Live & Visual); Popper C (Live); Miss Uncentou (Live) + VJ Texa; Electronic Bitches + VJ Initi; Papi Oil; Greatest Hits Collective

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available via the Ticketstream, Ticketpro and Ticketportal networks.

TICKET PRICES
In Advance: 465 CZK + Booking Fee
At the Gate: 500 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.hradhouse.cz/
(Information in Czech, English and German)




SUMMER OF LOVE 2008
Saturday, August 16th, 2008
Dostihové závodiště Pardubice, Pardubice, Eastern Bohemia
Google Maps

Billed as the most popular Czech dance festival, Summer of Love returns to Pardubice's racecourse this year with around 80 acts, including many big international names, scattered across at least six different stages.

LINE-UP
Stereo MCs (live); Blank & Jones; DJ Marky; M.A.N.D.Y.; DJ Rush; Josh Gabriel; Ed Rush; Marco V; Moguai; Rex the Dog; Matthew Dekay; Scan X (live); Menno de Jong; Space DJz; Gregor Tresher; and more

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available via the Ticketpro network.

TICKET PRICES
In June: 825 CZK + Booking Fee
From July 1st: To be confirmed
At the Gate: To be confirmed

WEBSITE
http://www.summeroflove.cz/
(Information in Czech and English)




HIP HOP KEMP 2008
August 22nd-24th, 2008
Hradec Králové, Eastern Bohemia
Google Maps

Central & Eastern Europe's biggest hip-hop festival returns to Hradec Králové airport in August, for three nights of MCing, DJing, breakdancing and graffiti.

LINE-UP
The Roots; Atmosphere + Brother Ali; Pharoahe Monch; Turntable Jazz Live (DJ Rafik, DJ Adlib, Ben* + Frank Nitty of F'n'D, Guilty Simpson & Illa Jay); eMC (Masta Ace, Wordsworth, Punchline, Strick); Kano; Kool Savas; Mr. Lif & Akrobatik; Zion I; Looptroop Rockers; Pete Philly & Perquisite; Leeroy (Ex-Saïan Supa Crew); Wax Tailor; Olli Banjo; Huss & Hodn; Navigators; and more

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available from Rapublic, Bbarák shop and Queens Hip Hop Shop, and via the Ticketpro network.

TICKET PRICES
In June: 850 CZK + Booking Fee
In July: 950 CZK + Booking Fee
From August 1st-20th: 1,100 CZK + Booking Fee
At the Gate: 1,200 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.hiphopkemp.cz/
(Information in Czech, English, German, Polish, Hungarian, Italian and Russian)


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