This summer sees the launch of a brand new epic music festival Cool Britannia — which will take place at Knebworth — the stately home of rock. Maxi Jazz of Faithless has just been confirmed for a personal DJ set on the Main Stage at Cool Britannia on Sunday 2nd September.
Cool Britannia’s Main Stage will be headlined by Happy Mondays and Ocean Colour Scene — with amazing supporting artists including Feeder, Razorlight, Embrace, The Lightning Seeds, Peter Hook & The Light, Cast, Heather Small, Dodgy, Space, Toploader and The South & more still to be announced.
Cool Britannia has also teamed up with the legendary Ministry of Sound. Housed in the Big Top, they will feature some of the best club DJs of the era including Todd Terry, Brandon Block, Jazzie B and Alfredo. Each night there will be appearances by a host of club classic stars including Black Box, N-Trance, Rozalla, Alison Limerick, Angie Brown and Urban Cookie Collective.
The premiere of Britpop Classical will be the opening act on Saturday 1st September at Cool Britannia Festival.Britpop Classical features a full rock back of some of the country’s best session musicians together with an amazing horns section and orchestra, all backing a spectacular array of vocalists including The Farm’s Peter Hooton performing All Together Now, Saffron from Republica with Ready To Go, Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory covering Pulp’s Common People and just added – the unique Phil Daniels (Quadrophenia, EastEnders) will close the set with Blur’s Parklife. Guaranteed to be a festival highlight!
Cool Britannia will host the unique ‘Dr Haze’s Freak Show – Featuring Acts From The Infamous Circus of Horrors’. Audiences can get their chills and thrills from an array of acts – including sword swallowers, contortionist, acrobats, knife throwers, a strong man and many more.
Tickets for this electrifying new festival are on sale now via the official festival website www.coolbritanniafest.com.