Goldie to headline Baltic Weekender

THE Baltic Weekender, Liverpool’s brand-new festival taking place across Friday June 2 – Sunday 4th, has revealed three new names performing over the weekend. As the city gears up for what promises to be a huge summer, this pioneering event will be showcasing some of the world’s best artists, DJs and producers across the weekend. The first headliner, heading back to Liverpool after a long absence is the mercurial DJ and producer, actor, TV star and OBE recipient, Goldie. The Metalheadz founder will close the Saturday night’s bass events with a classic drum and bass set, joining some of underground cream of the UK urban scene including the already revealed Stefflon Don, Ghetts, Rude Kid and Swing Ting. Next up are Crazy P Soundsystem, fusing together slinky underground disco, deep electronic throbs and shimmering pop moments. With several acclaimed albums behind them, they continue to light up festivals and clubs around the world. And joining the guys at the top of the bill is an act with a reputation as one of the world’s finest crate diggers, producers and selectors, Hunee. The Amsterdam-based Rush Hour label don is no stranger to Liverpool and will play an intimate set on the Sunday night Closing Party. Further artists already confirmed include Axel Boman, Gerd Janson, Move D, Flava D, P Money, Elijah and Skilliam, Denis Sulta, DVS1, Mele, Big Miz, Moses Boyd (Solo X), Moxie, Chaos in the CBD, Route 8, Asquith, Asok, Deep Sea Frequency, Andrew Hill, Aystar, Macca, No Fakin’, Ste Hodge, Suede Brown and many more will be announced. Baltic Weekender will also will unite many other local promoters and venues in a show of unity to celebrate the city’s continued growth and recognition as a revered electronic music hotspot, whilst seeking to preserve its future. Set across Constellations’ Observatory, Lobby and Garden, the New Bird Street Warehouse, the Great Baltic Warehouse and Botanical Garden, the Baltic Weekender will feature high level production installations and designs as featured in Abandon Silence’s recent shows in a series of day and night events on Friday 2nd and Sat 3rd June and a closing party on Sunday 4th June. The Baltic Weekender’s partners are Banana Hill, Boogaloo, Dimensions Festival, Down To Funk, Hot Plate, Loose Lips, Melodic Distraction, NGHTWRK, Pause, Pretty Pretty Good, Raw, Remission, Transmission Funk, Tribe and Wonder Pot. Across the weekend, Abandon Silence will host a stage as part of their 7th birthday celebrations, Kitchen Street’s flagship event series, Hot Plate with grime and bass and The Wonder Pot (esoteric house and techno) will also host a stage, with many more to be announced. Dates: Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June Location: Set across The Baltic Triangle’s Constellations Club and Garden, New Bird Street Warehouse, Great Baltic Warehouse, Gin Garden, 24 Kitchen Street, 149 Warehouse Tickets: £15 per day / £25 Friday and Saturday through https://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?949819 and https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Liverpool/Baltic-Triangle/Baltic-Weekender-/12906448/ Check: www.facebook.com/balticweekender Physical tickets will be available in 3 Beat Records closer to the time