Bank Holiday Weekender

May 27 + 28

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Sven Väth

Sven Väth

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Sven Väth is one of the most prolific DJs in history and his Cocoon label parties have an unrivalled reputation. This year’s Riverside Festival will see Cocoon return to the Riverside for the third consecutive year, for the Scottish edition of their world-famous party tour.

DJ Koze

DJ Koze

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This extremely rare appearance from DJ Koze is highly anticipated. The illusive Hamburg-based artist has carved out his own weird space in electronic music over many years, filtering kaleidoscopic pop oddities, pristine soundscapes and technicolour workouts through his mischievous charm. Starting out in Germany’s fledgling hip-hop scene as part of the Fischmob band, he soon turned his hand to melodic house and techno experiments. DJ Koze also famously mixed the landmark 50th edition of DJ Kicks, placing tracks from the likes of Portable and Freddie Gibbs alongside Star Trek actor William Shatner. 

George Fitzgerald

George Fitzgerald

Berlin based George Fitzgerald has coined himself a reputation for being a high calibre DJ in the wider spectrum, educating the masses at the likes of Panorama Bar, through his BBCR1 residency and mixes for the well respected XLR8R & RA series. After playing a huge part in the rejuvenation of house music with ‘Child’ in 2012, London-based producer George FitzGerald hasn’t looked back. He's put out stunning releases on Hypercolour, Hotflush and a full length LP ‘Fading Love' on Double Six Recordings.

Loco Dice

Loco Dice

Undoubtedly being on top of the world’s electronic scene for more than a decade, Loco Dice is burning down the hottest global stages. His DJ sets and productions can puzzle intangible moods and merge perspectives, bringing the delicate sense for sounds and reflective atmospheres, underpinned with solid, physical grooves inspired by hip-hop. There’s something there for the dreamers, as well as for the 9-to-5ers who just want to lose everything in a moment of abandon on the dance floor.

Jasper James

Jasper James

Jasper James has emerged from his roots as a leading tastemaker in Glasgow’s vibrant house scene to become more than just a one-to-watch but a respected touring DJ in his own right. A DJ and producer with talent that stretches beyond his years, he’s crafted his own brand of house and techno through DJ sets at some of the worlds most respected clubs.

Derrick Carter

Derrick Carter

Few have been cited as an inspirational DJ as consistently as Chicago’s Derrick Carter. With innovative productions, consummate technical skills and an effortlessly joyful attitude of rocking a crowd, his impact has infiltrated throughout the spectrum of dance music.

Nina Kraviz

Nina Kraviz

Nina Kraviz is a name that needs little introducing. As one of the most significant artists in the global electronic scene the Siberian born singer, producer, song-writer and DJ is world renowned for her musically uncompromising energetic DJ performances.

Alan Fitzpatrick

Alan Fitzpatrick

Having established his name of one of the UK’s strongest techno forces via Adam Beyer’s Drumcode imprint, Alan Fizpatrick has earned his position as one of the most influential electronic artist of the moment. Having recently launched We Are The Brave as both an outlet for his productions and a party series, Alan Fitzpatrick’s visit to RF17 will be a full-on techno affair.

Ilario Alicante

Ilario Alicante

For Cocoon alumni and international DJ & producer Ilario Alicante, all recent successes come down to one thing: he started as a clubber, still considers himself a clubber, and will always maintain that vital link with the clubbers on the dancefloor. Ilario has firmly established himself as one of the scenes most serious new contenders.

Levon Vincent

Levon Vincent

Levon Vincent, a revered New York producer now based in Berlin, has become a key figure in the underground in the last half decade. An advocate of house music, the Novel Sound label boss will bring a completely individual sound to Glasgow this May.

Surgeon

Surgeon

Surgeon has been at the forefront of UK techno since 1994. Known for his understated energy and raw, industrial talent, he blurs the line between performing and producing. He prepares for each live performance which a blank slate, enabling each performance is a unique and never-repeated experience.

Slam

Slam

Slam have remained on the cutting edge and at the forefront of Techno for over 20 years. Their label Soma Records is inarguably one of Techno’s major forces and since its inception on the streets of Glasgow has stood for uncompromising quality of the highest level. Slam will play a special back to back set with Alan Fitzpatrick.

Paula Temple

Paula Temple

Paula Temple is part of an explosive newer generation with her rough and uncompromising sound in her productions and in her hybrid/dj set. The R&S affiliated artist is a self-confessed Noisician, with an unfailing commitment to the underground.

Rødhåd

Rødhåd

Berlin DJ Rødhåd has been one of the biggest artists to emerge in techno in recent years. In his sets and with his Dystopian label he creates the perfect balance of timeless techno to lift the dancefloor higher and higher. His style is deep, powerful and melancholic – from dub to techno and back to house.

Hunee

Hunee

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Hunee pretty much operates on his own terms, in his own world. Since a first release in 2009 he has been in no rush to make it big. Instead he has slowly seeped his choice productions of rhythmically playful and super-soul infused house music into the world. As a DJ, too, he is tireless and visibly enthusiastic at every gig. His selections are made with a palpable passion and cover a cultured cross section of essentials from house and disco to afro and techno. The music he serves up comes from a place of love and knowledge in equal measure - there are no cheap thrills with Hunee, just pure musical joy.

Art Department

Art Department

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Art Department has seen almost unparalleled success in recent years on a global scale. Canadian Jonny White, also Head of the 'No.19 Music’ label, is the lone force behind the influential project that began as a collaborative effort with long-time friend Kenny Glasgow in 2009.

Mr G

Mr G (Live)

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Mr. G is one of the few who can rightfully lay claim to the term “Legend”. Having been in the game for 2 decades now, Mr. G aka Colin McBean is widely considered to be one of the most exciting live performers around – loved by true music fans who appreciate his ongoing contribution to house music

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

Animal Farm’s Quail, Turtle & Lamb have been bringing the very best in underground techno to Glasgow for over 10 years, showcasing their favourite artists from across the globe to a loyal and ever up for it crowd. As well as digging deep into the international techno sound, you get to hear their own brand new productions and label releases for the very first time, keeping it rugged and raw every time.

Location

The Riverside Museum
100 Pointhouse Rd, Glasgow, G3 8RS

Info

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • What will the weather be like during the festival?
  • Are there any after parties?
  • Are event tickets transferable/refundable?
  • Can I bring my own alcohol?
  • Drugs, weapons and legal highs.
  • Can I bring my own food?
  • Will there be cash machines on site?
  • Will there be info-stands?
  • Is there a site map of the festival?
  • Will there be a first aid/welfare tent?
  • Am I allowed to bring my camera along?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • What will the weather be like during the festival?
  • Are there any after parties?