Czech Summer Dance Festivals 2009

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



COSMIC TRIP 2009
June 19-20, 2009
Ústí nad Labem, Northern Bohemia
Maps

With a "Back2Roots" theme, one of the biggest Czech dance festivals returns after a year's break, making its home at the Ústí nad Labem airfield around 90 kilometers north of Prague.

LINE-UP
i-legalně.cz Techno Stage
Alexander Kowalski; Neil Landstrumm (Live); Recyver Dogs; Stewart Walker (Live); Exium (Live); Elektrabel (Live); Kevin Max; Jason Pussypower; Toky; Pietro; Quickie; Agent; Z-Aires; T.H.C.; Mountain

Big Shock DnB Stage
Friction feat. MC I.D; London Elektricity (DJ Set); Vicious Circle; Smote; Načeva & DJ Five; Brooklyn; IM Cyber; Pixie; Katcha; Deadly Viperz; Nitropank; Sweg; Suki; Beast67; MKS; AHZ; Fanatik

Carrot Euro Šapito Stage
Daho & Ginger; Pavel Krejdl; Subgate; Schwing; Hydrophonic; Marcus Cooper; Kinski; Ian Rokka; Paskvill; Jamal DJs; Baloo; panTau; N-Kyp; Dirtch & MC Phil da Top;

Studio54 Stage
Enrico; Aiffel; Migell; Béďa; Miquel; Milhaus; Adlet; Lafayette; Faith; Hozzy; Pete Walk; Paco; PietroS; Richie; Ronny; Texx; VeeKay; Yan Dark

• Program to be confirmed

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketstream and Ticketpro agencies.

TICKET PRICES
Two-Day Ticket: 650 CZK + Booking Fee

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




SVOJŠICE 2009
June 26, 2009
Svojšice, Central Bohemia
Maps

Now in its 10th year, the Svojšice festival fills an amphitheatre near Pardubice with three stages of techno, house and jungle. Headliners include Dave Clarke.

CONFIRMED ACTS
Techno Mainstage
Dave Clarke; Christian Smith & John Selway; Mark EG; Toky; Elektrabel; Džejár; Lord Space

House Floor
Chris Kaeser

Junglefloor
Matrix & Futurebound

• Complete line-up to be confirmed

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketportal agency.

TICKET PRICES
In May: 400 CZK
In June: 450 CZK
At the Gate: 550 CZK

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




REGGAE ETHNIC SESSION MEETS REALBEAT 2009
June 26-28, 2009
Žizníkov, Northern Bohemia
Google Maps

The Czech Republic's two biggest reggae festivals join forces this year, just outside Česká Lípa, with Buju Banton (pictured) topping a bill that also includes several ska acts.

CONFIRMED ACTS
Buju Banton; Derrick Morgan & Yard Vibes Crew; United Flavour; Dzadzeloi Cultural Troop; Sto zvířat; Dubble Standart; Švihadlo; Hypnotix; Fast Food Orchestra; Mr. Cocoman & Solid Vibes; Prague Ska Conspiracy; Santy y su Marabu; Yellow Sisters & Magic Band; Feher Fekete Kerek; Dub-O-Net; Urragan Andrew & Reggae Orthodox; V3ska

• Program to be confirmed

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketstream agency.

Holders of the International Student Identity Card (ISIC) and the International Teacher Identity Card get a 10% discount on tickets bought through Ticketstream.

TICKET PRICES
Three-Day Tickets
Until May 31: 450 CZK
Until June 26: 550 CZK
At the Gate: 650 CZK

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




CREAMFIELDS CENTRAL EUROPE 2009
June 26-28, 2009
Břeclav, Southern Moravia
Maps

Having survived last year's storm, the biggest name in dance festivals returns to an airfield around 250 kilometers southeast of Prague -- but only 80 km from both Bratislava and Vienna.

CONFIRMED ACTS
Above and Beyond; Ala; Andreas Reiter; Anime; ATB; Awacs; Blacklight & Tomigram; Bon Finix; Breeth; Claudio Ricci; Click Joe; Cliva (Live); Coyote; Crazy Sonic; DaLiu; Dan Cooley; Daniel Morgenstern; Deetronic; Deivis; DisasZt; Elektrabel; Elio; Elmar Strathe; Fabian Hofer; Felix Kröcher; Hot X; Charlie; Chinaski; I Represent; Jason Jollins; Javy Union; Jeff Milligan; Johannes Lehner; Jon Rundell; Jordan Peak; Kaisersoze; Kieran Brindley; Laura Heath; Lucca & Michal Pavlíček (Live); Lui Florez; Luke Mesch; Makossa & Megablast; Marcus Cooper; Markus Lindner; Martin Hloch; Matthias Meyer & Patlac; Mekki Martin & Gianna Charles; Met D'Phunk; Michal Pesina; Michal Poliak; Molczik; Observer; Ohm Square; Orbith; Paolo Mojo; Philipp Blecha; Philipp Straub aka Felipe; Popof; Ruuk; Sam Bylett; Sarah Main; Shala; Schimek; Skank; Skyline; Sony Vega; Studio 54 DJs; Subsist; Sunset Boulevard; Tereza Černochová, James Cole & Showstation; The Prostitutes; Thomas Grün; Toky; Tom Snow; Tommy Riu; Us3; Valentino Kanzyani

• Program to be confirmed

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro agency.

TICKET PRICES
Until July 3rd: 690 CZK
At the Gate: 890 CZK
VIP: 2,000 CZK

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




HIP HOP JAM 2009
July 10-11, 2009
Svojšice, Central Bohemia
Maps

Sup dawg! Pimp My Ride star Xzibit headlines this year's urban culture extravaganza, held at an amphitheatre near Pardubice, around 100 kilometers east of Prague.

CONFIRMED ACTS
MCs & Groups
Xzibit; Tash of Tha Alkoholiks; Tony Touch; iCON the Mic King; Styliztik Jones; Bigg Boss Jam feat. Orikoule; Vladimir 518; Hugo Toxxx; DJ Mike Trafik; Kontrafakt; Indy & Wich + LA4; Čistychov; Pio Squad; Moja Reč; Jay Diesel + David Steel; Vec + Zverina; Nironic; H16; ISCream Boyz; Turbo Boost; Ektor & Enemy; Dramatikz; El Nino + Disgrafix; Tafrob; MAAT

DJs
DJ AKA (Funk Moguls DJs); DJ Aneš; DJ Ba2s; DJ Bart; DJ Buick (Infamous Clique); DJ Busteraz; DJ Chocolatic (Illuzionists DJs); DJ Double J; DJ DTonate (Blind Deaf); DJ Enemy (Platinum Soul DJs); DJ Flux (Radio DJ); DJ Friky (Radio DJ); DJ J-Kid; DJ Jazzy; DJ JSM; DJ Jorgos (War Trak Posse); DJ Kato; DJane Kristee; DJ Kolack (War Trak Posse); DJ Lil Rowa (Infamous Clique); DJ L.P.D.; DJ Lu2 (Southside Rednecks); DJ Maztah (Illuzionists DJs); DJ Mike Trafik (PSH, Bigg Boss); DJ Noir (War Trak Posse); DJ Opia; DJ Peca; DJ Pufaz (Kupujoriginal.cz); DJ Ramon; DJ Rawal (Black Out Show; DJ Saybon (Black Dynasty); DJ Sean John (Funk Moguls DJs); DJ Shakul (Burner Posse DJs); DJ Skupla; DJ Snupa; DJ Spank (Burner Posse DJs); DJ Spinhandz (Burner Posse DJs); DJ Tony Touch; DJ Trusty; DJ Wich; DJ Yaksha; DJ Yanko Král

• Program to be confirmed

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketstream agency.

TICKET PRICES
Until June 30
Two-Day Ticket: 550 CZK
Two-Day VIP Ticket: 1,500 CZK

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




LET IT ROLL OPEN AIR 2009
July 24-25, 2009
Pískovna Oplatil, Staré Žďánice, Eastern Bohemia
Map

Billed as the Czech Republic's biggest outdoor drum & bass festival, Let It Roll Open Air gets down and dirty in a gravel pit around 100 kilometers east of Prague, in the countryside between Pardubice and Hradec Králové.

LINE-UP
Friday, July 24
Innovation Main Stage
Andy C feat. MC GQ; Congo Natty aka Rebel MC feat. Daddy Freddy; Chase & Status; Noisia; Pixie & Suki; Nitrous & 2K; Beast 67

Radio 1 Take Control Stage
Commix; Spectrasoul; Smote; Gabanna; IM Cyber feat. MC OneTwo; Deadly Viperz; Clive & Rudeboy; Danoo; Kubatko; Terqua; Soldik; Lookshot

Saturday, July 25
Innovation Main Stage
Ed Rush & Optical; LTJ Bukem feat. MC Conrad; Cyantific; Koogi; Philip TBC feat. MC Vaant; Sweg; Ghonzales

Radio 1 Take Control Stage
Audio; Temper D; Morebeat; X. Morph; Rido; Blulajta; Bifidus Aktif & Thiew; JJ Jumbo; M4Y4; ahZ feat. MC Toshi; Ozone; Zwooky

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available from Growshop and Maximum Underground through the Ticketstream agency.

Special packages for international visitors are available through the Let It Roll website, bundling together the price of tickets, accommodation, and transport to and from the airport.

TICKET PRICES
In Advance
Two-Day Ticket
Until June 30: 550 CZK
After June 30: 600 CZK
At the Gate: 650 CZK

Saturday Only
At the Gate: 450 CZK

• One-day tickets aren't available for Friday night

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




HRADHOUSE 2009
August 8, 2009
Boskovice, Southern Moravia
Maps

From underground beginnings, Hradhouse, held in the grounds of a castle north of Brno -- 200 kilometers southeast of Prague -- is now an international event, featuring electro, techno, drum & bass, house, and minimal.

LINE-UP
Semtex Stage
Umek; Marco Bailey; Gregor Tresher; Wehbba; Lucca & Michal Pavlíček (Live); Mekki Martin & Milan Saxo (Live); Orbith; Michaela Salačova; Michal Poliak; Marthen; Elio; Wychitawacs; Marcus Cooper

Construct D'n'B Stage
Makoto & MC Deeizm; Marcus Intalex; Katcha & MCs C-Lara vs. Lindee; Sayko; IM Cyber; X.Morph & Gandhi (Live Viola); Holder

Klika Minimal Stage
Madzmusic; Thomas Grün; Radioactive_Tunes; Subsist; Peter Wünsch; Shala; Sonja; Ala; Mulli;

Jeskyňa Stage
Midi Lidi (Live); Ventolin (Live); To žluté, co máte na kalhotkách & VJ Texa (Live); Akkamiau (Live Audiovisual Performance); Electronic Bitches; dMIT.RY; Fiju and Yak; Call Me Radeq, Radeq Brousil; Greatest Hits Collective

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

TICKET PRICES
In Advance: 490 CZK
At the Gate: 560 CZK

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




SUMMER OF LOVE 2009
August 15, 2009
Festivalpark, Hradec Králové, Eastern Bohemia
Google Maps

Under the slogan "We Call It Techno!", Summer of Love moves to Hradec Králové -- around 100 kilometers east of Prague -- where the four stages also feature drum & bass and electro.

LINE-UP
Semtex Presents We Call It Techno! Main Stage
Chris Liebing; Speedy J; Adam Beyer; Tommy Four Seven; Westbam; Sino (Live); Technasia vs. Dosem; John B; Northern Lite (Live); Jonty Skrufff & Fidelity Kastrow; Orbith vs. Djjerry; Torano Taruka; Jamal DJs

Radio 1 Presents Take Control DnB Stage
Roni Size & MC Dynamite; Bad Company; DJ Fresh; D-Bridge & SP:MC; Klute; Simon Bassline Smith & MC Youngman; Lynx & Demo & MC DRS; Sayko & MC Vaant; Suki; IM Cyber & Nitrous & MC One Two; Bifidus Aktif & 2K; Cenco & Dykman; Deadly Viperz

Fajn Radio Presents Dance2Trance Stage
Blank & Jones; Richard Durand; Marcel Woods; Sean Tyas; Laydee Jane; Pico vs. Fester; Michael C; Martin Gredner

Golpe Presents Schranz.cz Stage
Viper XXL; Alex TB; FL-X; Golpe; The Steen & Keeper; Jamal DJs; Jay Beck; Nois vs. Spiriakos; Sepromatiq; CZScream vs. Destroyer

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketportal and Sazka Ticket networks.

TICKET PRICES
In Advance: 820 CZK
At the Gate: 990 CZK

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




HIP HOP KEMP 2009
August 20-22, 2009
Festivalpark, Hradec Králové, Eastern Bohemia
Navigation

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

LINE-UP
Method Man; La Coka Nostra (Ill Bill + House of Pain); Lady Sovereign; Termanology; Camp Lo; Bishop Lamont + Black Milk; Planet Asia; B.o.B.; Adam Tensta; Devin the Dude; Blu & Exile; Killa Kela + Bashy; Blak Twang; Fallacy; Mr Bang On; El Da Sensei + The Returners; Torae; Reks + Soul Theory & DJ Dbefekt; Cymarshall Law; Sages Poetes de la Rue; Reef The Lost Cauze; J-Live & 3rd Party; Sicknature + Snowgoons; Kontrafakt; Vladimir 518 & DJ Trafik; John Robinson (Lil' Sci from Scienz of Life); U-N-I; Warszafski Deszcz (Tede + Numer Raz); Qwazaar; Prinz Pi; Amewu & DJ Werd; Huss N Hodn; F.R.; PiH; TeTris; Blady Kris; Indy & Wich + LA4; Moja Reč; PIO Squad; Vec; Opak + Decko & Groovin Heads Band; Strapo & DJ Spinhandz

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available from Rapublic, Queens Hip Hop Shop, Growshop and Represhop, and through the Ticketstream network.

TICKET PRICES
Regular Festival Ticket
June/July: 1,000 CZK
August: 1,100 CZK
At the Gate: 1,200 CZK

VIP Festival Ticket
June/July: 2,000 CZK
August: 2,100 CZK
At the Gate: 2,200 CZK

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


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