Czech Summer Dance Festivals 2010

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

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MÁCHÁČ 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
Máchovo jezero, Doksy, Northern Bohemia

The Swedish house DJ/producer Axwell (pictured) headlines this party on the shores of the Máchovo jezero lake, around 60 kilometers north of Prague.

LINE-UP
Axwell; Marco V; Sidney Samson; Max Vangeli

Others to be confirmed...

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro network.

TICKET PRICES
Regular Tickets Until June 15: 595 CZK
June 16-July 15: 695 CZK
From July 16: 795 CZK
At the Gate: 900 CZK

VIP Tickets: 2,700 CZK

WEBSITE
http://www.festival-machac.cz/
(Information in Czech only)




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REALBEAT 2010
July 1-3, 2010
Žizníkov, Northern Bohemia

Jamaican legends Toots and the Maytals headline the Czech Republic's biggest reggae festival, held just outside Česká Lípa, around 80 kilometers north of Prague.

LINE-UP
Thursday, July 1
Mungo's Hi-Fi Dub Station; Forward March Foundation Corner; Dancehall Yard

Friday, July 2
T.O.K. & 303Band; General Levy; Top Cat; Švihadlo; Fast Food Orchestra; Mr. Cocoman & Solid Vibes; Feher Kekete Kerek; Los Chuperos; Mungo's Hi-Fi Dub Station; Forward March Foundation Corner; Radio 1 Dancehall Yard

Saturday, July 3
Toots and the Maytals; Deadly Hunta; Sin Sospechas; U-Cee & Royal Family; Mystic MC & Budapest Riddim Band; Sto zvířat; Feher Fekete Kerek; winner of local round of EU Reggae Contest; Mungo's Hi-Fi Dub Station; Forward March Foundation Corner; Radio 1 Dancehall Yard

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

TICKET PRICES
Until July 1: 500 CZK
At the Gate: 600 CZK

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






HIP HOP JAM 2010
July 15-17, 2010
Pískovna Oplatil, Staré Ždánice, Eastern Bohemia
Directions

Texan rapper Slim Thug tops the bill at this year's urban culture celebration, held at a sand quarry between Pardubice and Hradec Králové, around 95 kilometers east of Prague.

LINE-UP
Slim Thug; DJ Premier; Adam Tensta + Eboi; Big Boss Jam (Orion, Vladimir518, James Cole, Hugo Toxxx, La4, DJ Mike Trafik); Rytmus feat. Kontrafakt; Názov Stavby (Čistychov, Dena, Šegi100, Slipo, Bacil, DJ Hajtkovič); Indy & Wich + La4; Prago Union; Nironic; Hi-Def; Rasco + DJ Wich; DeFuckTo; Pio Squad; H16; Vec + Zverina; Moja Reč; BPM; Tafrob + DJ Maztah; Jay Diesel + David Steel; Kaidžas + DJ Lucco; Dramatikz; MAAT; Suvereno + DJ Tager; Smack (ex-ISCream Boyz); Vilsy; Inside; OEREO, Verzus; Raprodux; Seiz + Eremen; Icy Wind Crew; Aferas; Kap; Invázia Krucifix

DJs
Wich; Aneš; Mike Trafik; Hajtkovič; Maztah; Lucco; Tager; Yaksha; Yanko Král; Lowa; Pufaz; Buick; Saybon; Abdul52; Yarri; Ramel; Lowmoney; Noir; Jorgos; FunkMoguls DJs; Enemy; Tuco; Rime; Ba2s; Mad Skill; Kwé; Rawal; Scarface; Trusty; Pyel; NobodyListen

Extras
Adidas Originals Dance Arena; Battle Night (Czech & Slovak Freestyle Contest); Radio Spin Stage; PartyInHouse Arena; Graffneck Graffiti Jam; Salon Joshua; MTV Lounge

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available from Queens Hip Hop Shop and Rapublic Hip Hop Shop, through the Ticketportal and Sazka Ticket networks, and through the Czech-language online stores HipHopShop.cz, Rapublic, Supreme Style and Gangsta Group.

Ticketportal is offering holders of the International Student Identity Card (ISIC), the ALIVE/International Youth Travel Card (IYTC), the International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC) or the STAFF card a 50 CZK discount until the end of July.

VIP tickets are available through Ticketportal and Sazka Ticket only.

TICKET PRICES
Three-Day Festival Tickets
Until June 30: 600 CZK + Booking Fee
After June 30: To Be Confirmed
At the Gate: 800 CZK

One-Day Festival Tickets
At the Gate: 600 CZK

Three-Day VIP Tickets
In Advance: 1,500 CZK + Booking Fee

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






LET IT ROLL - OPEN-AIR
July 23-24, 2010
Pískovna Oplatil, Staré Ždánice, Eastern Bohemia
Maps

The Czech Republic's only festival dedicated solely to drum & bass returns to this sand quarry between Pardubice and Hradec Králové, around 95 kilometers east of Prague.

LINE-UP
Friday
Main Stage
Sub Focus feat. MC I.D.; Matrix & Futurebound; Original Sin; Temper D

Radio 1 Take Control Stage
Marcus Intalex; Calibre

Saturday
Main Stage
High Contrast; London Elektricity; Marky feat. MC Stamina; Cyantific; MCs: Wrec + Coppa

Radio 1 Take Control Stage
Spor; Chris Renegade; Evol Intent; Gemini

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketportal network and through the Growshop, Escape Wear, Maximum Underground and Skateshop.cz online stores.

VIP tickets are only available through Ticketportal.

TICKET PRICES
In Advance
Two-Day Tickets: 550 CZK + 60 CZK Booking Fee
Two-Day VIP Tickets (Until June 30): 880 CZK
Two Day VIP Tickets (From July 1): 1,100 CZK

At the Gate
Two-Day Tickets: 650 CZK
Saturday Tickets: 450 CZK

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






PLEASURE ISLAND - ILLUSIONS
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Festivalpark, Hradec Králové, Eastern Bohemia

Co-produced by the Dutch agency Art of Dance, this new magic-themed festival, held around 100 kilometers east of Prague, features seven stages and megastars such as Paul van Dyk.

LINE-UP
Mainstage
Paul van Dyk; Markus Schulz; Tocadisco; Jerome Isma-Ae; Avicci; Sharam Jey; Michael Burian; Bon Finix vs. Tripmain

Pure Trance Stage
Gareth Emery; Menno de Jong; Giuseppe Ottaviani; Filo and Peri; Jochen Miller; Scot Project; Mike S; Nitrous Oxide; Eddie Sender

Techno Masters Stage
Adam Beyer; Dave Clarke; Rush; Umek; Pet Duo; Marko Nastic; Agent; Nesquik; Nuff feat. Hugo Toxxx

Reset Stage
Headhunterz; Korsakoff; Crypsis; Maly; Kold Konexion; Chain Reaction; Identic; Anagenetic; Grasshopper; Enhancer

Mecca Magic Stage
Sydney; Lafayette; Orbith; Macio; Elite; Texx; Tall Boy Slim

Fabric Stage
Laydee Jane; Michael C; Martin Gredner; Ravic; Peter Key; Ringo; Naoki Uda; Van Vega; Robiq; Lumix, Wolscha

Studio 54 Stage
Enrico; Tommy Rogers & Peet; Ronny; Yan Dark; Adlet; Pietros; Beda; Pete Walk; Faith; Marshall; Subgate; Migell

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro network.

Over-18s only.

TICKET PRICES
Regular Tickets
In Advance: 1,290 CZK
At the Gate: 1,390 CZK

VIP Tickets: 2,500 CZK

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






HRADHOUSE 2010
Friday, August 6, 2010
Boskovice, Southern Moravia
Maps

German techno producer Robert Babicz headline's Moravia's biggest dance festival, held in the grounds of a castle north of Brno, around 200 kilometers southeast of Prague.

LINE-UP
Robert Babicz (live); Justin Robertson; Chaab; Orbith; DJ Jerry; Tomáš Haverlík; Javas; Michal Breeth; EliO; Mekki Martin; Lucash & Strobe DJs; Ibe; Romano Porni; Stepan Bruck; Michael C; Katcha; Andrew Mallet; Deivis; Hydrophonic; TyPhone; Hellman

Others to be confirmed...

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available through the Ticketpro and Ticketportal networks and from the Czech-language Techno.cz and Rave.cz online stores.

TICKET PRICE: 470 CZK

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






HIP HOP KEMP 2010
August 19-21, 2010
Festivalpark Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Eastern Bohemia
Directions

Reflection Eternal, featuring Talib Kweli & Hi Tek, have replaced Q-Tip as the main attraction at this well-established hip-hop festival, held around 100 kilometers east of Prague.

LINE-UP
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek (Reflection Eternal); Chali 2na & Breakestra; Boot Camp Clik; Roots Manuva; Masta Ace & EdO G; Freeway & Jake One; Sage Francis; Large Professor; Necro; Grime Allstars (P-Money, Ghetts aka Ghetto, Dot Rotten, Blacks, Black The Ripper; DJs: Spyro, Maximum, Logan Sama; Hosts: Envy, Tony Black); Samy Deluxe; Sat l'artificier feat Le Turf & Prince Negaafellaga; Foreign Beggars; Beat Torrent; Cold Steel - Phat Kat & Elzhi; PSH; Bekay; O.S.T.R. + LDZ Orkiestra; Sabac Red; Lord Lhus; Block McCloud; Snowgoons; Kontrafakt; Indy & Wich + La4; Vec & Zverina aka CP Kombo; Prago Union; H16; Pezet / Malolat; PIO Squad; Fashawn & Exile; Moja Reč; Woody Madera; Malpa; Peťo Tázok & Karaoke Tundra; BPM; The Returners + Ghettosocks; Marpo; La Melodia; IdeaFatte; Rap History Berlin featuring K-Boogie, Marc Hype, DJ Scientist, Sven & MC Trix; Tafrob & DJ Maztah; Kaidžas & DJ Lucco; Antihelden; Lil Sci aka John Robinson; Lyrik & DJ Spank; HIFI Banda; SEdláci; Lewis Parker; Jack Flash; Casper; Joe Kickass; Brad Strut + Tornts; H.S.C. (Hörspielcrew); Maxi B & Metro Stars; Ladi6 & Parks; Clementino

TICKET INFO
Advance tickets are available from the Rapublic Hip Hop Shop and through the Eventim network.

TICKET PRICES
Three-Day Tickets
In July: 1,200 CZK
August 1-20: 1,300 CZK
At the Gate: 1,400 CZK

Three-Day VIP Tickets
In July: 2,200 CZK
August 1-20: 2,300 CZK
At the Gate: 2,400 CZK

One-Day Tickets
At the Gate: 900 CZK

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



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