Adam Beyer, Jamie Jones, Hot Since 82, Keri Chandler, Joseph Capriati, Loco Dice, Elrow and many more enlisted for Mint Festival's debut at The Tetley.
Mint Festival returns in 2016 to its new pastures of The Tetley for a one-day event on the 24th of September. The new location will be the first year the festival has be staged right in the heart of Leeds city centre - just a short walk from the train station. The 2016 lineup will see a number of Mint favourites return along with some of the fresh faces making moves on the DJ circuit over the course of the last year.
The Tetley will be home to 5 stages hosted by System, Elrow, Knee Deep In Leeds, Bitch and No Carfew. The System stage is set to be headed up by Drumcode supremo Adam Beyer, Italy’s finest Joseph Capriati, tINI, Nastia, Caleb Calloway and System mainstay Annie Errez. Loco Dice will also be lending his craft with a special guest appearance on the day.
Spanish party starters Elrow will once again be cooking up their very own fiesta with a heavy weight soundtrack provided by Jamie Jones, Skream, Toni Varga, Lukas and Bobby O’Donnel. Expect to see two special guest performances upon the stage with further details yet to be revealed.
Home grown hero Hot Since 82 will be bringing his Knee Deep brand back to the city where it all started to host the Knee Deep In Leeds stage. Along with appearances from the man himself, master of the groove Keri Chandler will be back for another outing in Leeds along with, Viva Warriors head honcho Steve Lawler, Cristoph, Serge Devant and Lewis Oxley.
The final two stages at Mint Festival 2016 will be hosted by Bitch and No Carfew with appearances set to come from Ummet Ozcan, Shy FX, Toddla T, Dannic, Ms Dynamite and many more. More acts across all 5 stages are set to be announced ahead of the festival on September 24th.
For those wanting to get involved nice and early, doors will open from 9am with the festival kicking off at 10am.
Mint Festival 2016 lineup
ADAM BEYER, JOSEPH CAPRIATI, LOCO DICE, tINI, NASTIA, CALEB CALLOWAY, ANNIE ERREZ
JAMIE JONES, SPECIAL GUEST, SKREAM, TONI VARGA, LUKAS, BOBBY O’DONNELL
KNEE DEEP IN LEEDS
HOT SINCE 82, KERRI CHANDLER, STEVE LAWLER, CRISTOPH, SERGE DEVANT, LEWIS OXLEY
UMMET OZCAN, DANNIC, THIRD PARTY, D.O.D., JOSHUA ROBERTS, RELOAD, DIGITAL MODE, LOST BOYS, MOLISE
VERY SPECIAL GUEST HEADLINER TBA, SHY FX feat STAMINA MC, TODDLA T, MS. DYNAMITE, CHIP, P MONEY, COCO, TOM ZANETTI & KO KANE, ELIGAH & SKILLIAM, 6.7, DANNY BOND, HOLY GOOF
Words by Elliot Ryder & Josh Plews
Photos courtesy of Justin Gardner