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Radio 1 Return To Creamfields in 2008 For 10th Anniversary Year!

Reported by Olly @ Trackitdown on October 22, 2007

We can exclusively announce that Radio 1 will be returning to Creamfields in 2008 after a 3 year hiatus!   Broadcasting over 10 hours of live coverage from the UK’s favourite dance festival on August Bank holiday weekend.

The return of Radio 1 to Creamfields coincides with the festivals 10th year anniversary celebrations which are set to eclipse all previous events.   With 2 years of planning building up to 2008 about to come to fruition, we’ve been told to expect some positive and exciting new changes to the award winning festival, all to be revealed exclusively on Radio 1 over the coming months.

This year’s event which featured show stopping performances from the likes of The Chemical Brothers, Groove Armada, Mark Ronson, Carl Cox and Eddie Halliwell has been hailed as the best one yet and has been nominated in numerous categories at this year’s UK Festival Awards. 

This will be Radio 1’s first Creamfields at its new home in the heart of the Cheshire countryside in Daresbury, a welcomed move that has added to the success of the festival over the last 2 years.

Creamfields 2008 will be Radio 1’s flagship dance festival and form part of Radio 1’s summer music calendar.

Cream CEO James Barton says: “2008 is going to be a big year for Creamfields and we’re really excited about having Radio 1 join us for this landmark anniversary year!  

Jason Carter, Editor Live Music Radio 1 and 1Xtra said"Radio 1 are delighted to be returning to Creamfields in 2008 as the pivotal dance event on our live music calendar. The station is looking forward to being part of the next chapter for Creamfields and with Liverpool being the European City of Culture in 2008, next year's event looks set to be the best ever"