EXIT FESTIVAL 10th ANNIVERSARY
NOVI SAD, SERBIA
9th - 12th JULY 2008
Not content with a massive line up of top international artists and the best DJs from the past decade playing back to back, EXIT have teamed up with MySpace to showcase some of the best cutting edge and upcoming talent from the world of electronica on the Happy Novi Sad in association with MySpace stage;
Thursday 9th July: Circoloco presents ARPIAR
Friday 10th July: Sin City presents N-Type & Hatcha
Saturday 11th July: Get Familiar presents Sinden & Fake Blood
Sunday 12th July: Institubes presents Surkin, Orgasmic & Das Glow
Circoloco has the unshakeable reputation as one of the best club nights in the world. Putting on after-hours parties at DC10 in Ibiza, Circoloco built its name on a cutting edge music policy, the wildest crowd and a handful of incredibly talented residents. Bringing with them ARPIAR, the Romanian trio are sure to set the weekend up for this stage.
Sin City label is the brainchild of Dub scene leaders, Hatcha and N-Type, widely known as one of the best dubstep DJs on the scene. These two represent the original south London dubplate sound across the world, and they're bringing their arsenal of deadly basslines to the fortress.
Two years ago, Sinden & Switch decided on calling their bi-monthly residency at London's Fabric "Get Familiar". Soon, this anything-goes, eclectic club night became famous for it's great parties - from the booty popping sounds of Baltimore Club Music and Rio's Baile Funk to JA's upfront Dancehall riddims, hyperactive Hip Hop to House/Electro and everything that's good in-between. Get familiar with Sinden & Fake Blood.
This Paris based label is home to many of the world's most popular electronic music artists of the new generation and has become a symbol of the Nu Rave culture. Institubes are hitting HNS on Sunday with their very best. Boy-wonder Surkin; French hip-hop stars TTC's producer/DJ, Orgasmic; and the label's jem, the great upcoming producer Das Glow.
OTHER CONFIRMED ARTISTS INCLUDE:
Main Stage; Arctic Monkeys, Lily Allen, Moby, Manic Street Preachers, Kraftwerk, Madness, Korn, Grandmaster Flash and Patti Smith and by no means least, The Prodigy! - who were voted the best band to have ever performed at EXIT on the festivals website, so it was only fitting to ask them back to rock the fortress once again.
Dance Arena; Carl Cox vs Green Velvet, Sasha vs John Digweed, Richie Hawtin vs Dubfire, Eric Prydz vs Adam Beyer, Sander Kleinenberg vs Darren Emerson, Steve Lawler vs Lee Burridge, Steve Angello vs Sebastian Ingrosso, Kissy Sell Out vs Alex Metric, Paul Woolford vs Yousef with more tasty collaborations to be announced! Live acts include Etienne De Crecy live, Reboot live, Gui Barotta live and Japanese Popstars.
If that wasn’t enough for the 10th Birthday Extravaganza there will be over 600 performances taking place on 25 stages connected by cobbled streets, ramparts and tunnels - a walk through the mystical fortress is like a trip through a magical wonderland. Here you will discover everything from rock to rap, classical to chill, dance to drum & bass and electronic to experimental including; The Herbaliser, zZz and Buzzcocks on the Fusion stage and Buraka Som Sistema and Addictive TV on the Suba stage.
As one of the most highly regarded festivals in Europe, EXIT has captured the imagination of festival goers worldwide with its unique 18th Century fortress location and electrifying atmosphere. This will be the mother of all birthday celebrations.
Launched 10 years ago as a student initiated protest against the communist Milosevic regime, EXIT has proved that music is a universal language that can connect and bring people together to make the world a better place. EXIT is truly an amazing experience that has captured the heart of festival goers worldwide and although it gets bigger each year, the sentiment and unique vibe remains the same. The 10th birthday will be no exception!
TICKETS ONSALE NOW BUT GOING FAST!
For the 10th Anniversary the ticket price will remain the same as last year and there will be fast entry through a special entrance for etickets.to customers at the festival.
4 day festival passes are priced at £72 + a small booking fee and are available direct from the EXIT website and lastminute.com.
Camping is available from 6th - 15th July and camping passes are prices at £14 + a small booking fee.
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SELECTION OF COMMENTS FROM ARTISTS AT EXIT 2008:
"Exit was one of the best festivals I’ve done in a long time and one of the best crowds too!" Paul Weller
“It was fucking brilliant - cool, was a great festival!” Primal Scream
“Exit is special, it keeps art and community alive.” The Gossip
"Exit must go on and grow like all the good things in Eastern Europe. I had a superblast playing and an epic afterparty! Sign us up for the next 10 years!" Gogol Bordello
“The Hives loved The EXIT festival. Beautiful surroundings and all for a good cause. The Hives love good causes. Excellent food and a damn fine weather to top it all off. Our first time in Serbia too. Enjoyed the hell out of it. Take it easy The Hives!” The Hives
“I’m so glad I’ve seen the Exit Festival. It is not just a festival, it is a truly unique all night celebration. The crowd were great fun. I’m looking forward to coming back many more times” Mike Skinner / The Streets
"The Exit Festival is a vibration of peace, unity, love and having fun through music of the world and the Serbian people who are humans of one world family, who have invited other humans of the world to come to Serbia to feel the vibe of the people. All power to the people" Afrika Bambaataa
“I really felt that I connected with the EXIT crowd, and they enjoyed it as much as I did!” Axwell
"We played shows in Serbia before and therefore know the enthusiastic crowds there a lot of positive energy, but playing in front of 20.000 people is really something special. The setting inside the fortress is phenomenal. EXIT is for sure one of the most exiting festivals in Europe.” Booka Shade
"Exit was held in one of the most interesting venues I have ever played in. Along with being incredibly busy, the vibe in the place was electric. Bringing together a very diverse crowd from across the world and under a unified banner of truly innovative music from a dizzying array of genres, Exit is already on course to rival some of the top music festivals of the world." Dubfire / Deep Dish
“Probably the best festival in the world!!!!! Bring me back again next year!!!!!!” DJ Hype
"One of the best festivals of the year! A fantastic and knowledgeable crowd" Roni Size
“It’s been a long time waiting to perform at the Exit Festival and it was well worth the wait. Great venue and of course an amazing crowd.” Sharam / Deep Dish
"I really enjoyed my stay at the Exit Festival, being very impressed of the perfect organisation and the enthiusiastic crowd - I had a great time there! Definitely one of the best festivals I played!" Sven Väth
“Exit Festival for me is one of, or should I say the best festival in Europe! I had a great time there and for me it was one of the best gigs in my summer 2008. I hope I can return soon. All my love and best wishes to all the EXIT people and to all Serbians. What a beautiful country and an outstanding festival!” Tom Novy