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Hospitality In The Park



Not only is our Hospitality In The Park line-up jam packed with the best DJs in the scene, we’ve also booked a whole load of live acts for you lovely people to enjoy. For some they’ve been performing live for some time and for others it’s a brand new debut show specially for us! Here’s a closer look at each of them…


The London Elektricity Big Band

(featuring Liane Carroll, Emer, Dynamite and a 12-piece brass band)

On the Hospitality stage our head honcho is back in the live game but this time it’s bigger than ever before. Joined by his original vocalist, the wonderful Liane Carroll, The London Elektricity Big Band also features vocals from the gorgeous Emer Dineen. From Riot Jazz, London Elek will be joined incredible 12-piece brass band from Manchester will make up the core of the performance with Hospital veteran Dynamite MC on hosting duties.


The Erised

Next up, joining us for their premiere UK appearance are The Erised. Hot off Med School’s roster, this five piece band have built up a huge following in Ukraine and it’s no surprise they caught our eye. Catch their spine tingling performance in September on the Soul In Motion Meets Med School stage. If you’re keen to find out more, have a read of ‘Perks of the Park: The Erised’.


Frederic Robinson

Bringing his unique live show to the Soul In Motion Meets Med School stage will be Frederic Robinson. It really is a set to behold, complete with keyboard, midi-controllers and a Monophonic Bass Synthesizer this guy brings a whole new level to the electronic live set.


The Mouse Outfit

Made up of a production team and nine piece hip hop band, The Mouse Outfit have been making waves in their scene now for over eight years. Lyrical acrobatics, stunning samples and the smoothest of beats make up their live show be sure to catch them at Dub Phizix and Strategy’s Well Good Do.


Gentleman’s Dub Club

Coming to the park with their dub, ska, roots reggae vibes are the nine piece band from Leeds – Gentleman’s Dub Club. They’ve built a reputation on their high energy heavyweight sound, with their shows often ending in a frenzied mosh pit. Live effects and mixing top it all off making this larger than life stage presence a must see on the Hospitality stage!



One of drum and bass’ most talented rappers, DRS is bringing his lyrical craft to the Dub Phizix and Strategy’s Well Good Do at Hospitality in the Park this September. Boasting an impressive career in the scene, Estate Recordings’ main man has shown over the years that he has a talent for writing, singing, rapping and an unrivalled ability to hold a crowd in the palm of his hand.


Jenna & The G’s

Responsible for some of the most recognised vocals in drum and bass, Jenna G has worked with countless producers throughout her impressive career. Going back to her roots, the stunning vocalist has teamed up with 8 Gold Rings for a live show packed with her eclectic releases past, present and future. These guys will be lighting up the Dub Phizix and Strategy’s Well Good Do Stage, be sure to pay them a visit!

As well as all those amazing live performances, we’ve also lined up an incredible amount of DJ sets and that all important delicious food to keep you all energised throughout the day! It’s going to be one to remember, the full line up is now up on the Facebook event. Tickets available via the link below!

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Words by Sarah Hancock

Posted 27th June 2016 in Blog, Features



Formed in 2006, Gentleman’s Dub Club are a 9 piece band from Leeds. As you might have guessed from the name these fellas have built a reputation for putting on incredible high energy live shows blending dub, ska and roots reggae. Swamped with support from the likes of Huw Stephens, Rob Da Bank and Sir David Rodigan their records remain securely in the top 40 reggae charts including their brand new album ‘The Big Smoke’.

Ahead of their set on the Hospitality In The Park main stage we got together with the band to find out their top 5 drum & bass tracks were, here are their choices:

Dj Brockie and Ed Solo – ‘Represents’

M Beat feat General Levy –  ‘Incredible’

Roni Size – ‘Snapshot (Original Mix)’

Ed Rush, Optical & Fierce – ‘Alien Girl’

What can we expect from your set at HITP? Will we get to hear plenty of tracks from ‘The Big Smoke’?

Old and new, with some real fresh ones coming out for the summer time which we’re really excited about. Great to test new material out to a new crowd!

If you were to cover any drum & bass track what would it be and why?

Timeless by Goldie because it’s 21 minutes long and I’d just like to see the look on everyone’s faces when I tell them.


Are there any other acts you’re looking forward to catching at Hospitality In The Park? 

High Contrast, Randall, LTJ Bukem


What’s a must have on a BBQ menu?
Sea Bass


What’s your favourite festival memory?

One of them was at the end of an Irish festival (which will remain nameless for legal reasons) finding an abandoned golf buggy that security had stacked into a ditch, and making a ramp out of the festival wall, and just ragging it around while no one bat an eyelid. Plus seeing Stevie Wonder at Glastonbury in 2010 was quite something. His voice hadn’t changed one bit from the old records my Mum used to play.

We’re so excited to have these guys joining us on Saturday 24th September in Finsbury Park, catch them on the Hospitality stage for what’s expected to be a highly energetic performance. You can check out the full line up HERE and tickets are on sale now via the link below.

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Posted 20th June 2016 in Blog, Features