With its programming spanning everything from pop to hip-hop, R&B, house and techno, there really might be something for everyone at this year’s Lovebox. This diversity of curation – booking sets from Andy C and Chase & Status, as well as Bicep, Seth Troxler and Gerd Janson – is a key reason why the day festival has become one of London’s favourites in its fifteen year history, and this 2017 edition is no different.
To avoid the tyranny of choice, we’ve compiled a short list of must-see acts to guide you through the (hopefully) sun-filled fields of Victoria Park on the 14th and 15th July.
The Bulgarian producer and DJ has topped Resident Advisor’s poll of the Best Live Acts two years running now for good reason. His live show, which he’ll be performing on Friday 14th, consists of a dizzying array of MIDI keyboard, drum machines, hardware and vinyl. Juggling this table top of equipment with enough ease to allow for much shoulder-shaking and hip-swinging is no mean feat, and his clear enthusiasm for his craft translates easily to the crowd. With KiNK, the live electronic act truly is live and this one man show is not to be missed.
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[This piece was published on 13/07/17]