The Electric Frog & Pressure Riverside Festival
Two of the city’s leading events organisers - The Electric Frog and Pressure - have joined forces to bring dance music fans the event of the summer - The Electric Frog and Pressure Riverside Festival - a one day outdoor festival on the grounds of the iconic Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship, on the banks of the River Clyde.
Taking place on 24th August 2013 from 4pm – 11pm, this is the first of its kind at the location. The event will feature outdoor stages and bars, covered dance floors, street food, comedy and performance art and have a real carnival atmosphere.
Already confirmed are two of Germany’s finest: Boys Noize – producer and remixer for the likes of David Lynch, Depeche Mode, N.E.R.D, Snoop Dog and The Chemical Brothers - he is also regarded as one of the world’s best DJs and never fails to deliver an unforgettable experience for music fans; DJ and producer Len Faki, resident of Berlin’s highly regarded Berghain club. Joining them is seminal electronic producer Josh Wink who will play alongside local favourites Slam and Optimo, with more big names to be announced.
Joining Boys Noize; Len Faki; Josh Wink; Slam and Optimo are Detroit’s legendary collective, Underground Resistance and Glasgow’s Auntie Flo.
This is the debut performance in Scotland of Underground Resistance live outfit Timeline and is not to be missed. Named after the Galaxy 2 Galaxy classic, the line up has included the likes of Dan Caballero, Darren McKinney, Gerald Mitchell, Raphael Merriweathers Jr and UR don Mike Banks in its number down the years. With two previous EPs under its belt - 2004′s Return of the Dragons and the more recent Graystone Ballroom – Timeline carries UR’s proud tradition of live machine funk with aplomb.
Brian d’Souza aka Auntie Flo is a Glasgow based DJ and producer who is resident at the club night Highlife. He’s released records for Kompakt, Domino, Philomena/Innervisions and on Glasgow’s Huntleys & Palmers. A regular on the international club circuit, he has performed at the Panorama Bar, Fabric, Sub Club, at festivals around the world and on BBC Radio 1.
Ken Fisher, spokesman for the event said: “We are absolutely delighted to be able to put on such an event in such a unique and iconic location in Glasgow. Being able to incorporate The Tall Ship is an added bonus and we look forward to this being the home of Scotland’s premier electronic music event over the coming years.”
The Riverside Museum, designed by internationally renowned architect, Zaha Hadid, was recently voted European Museum of the Year. It opened in July 2011 and is home to Glasgow’s Transport Museum. The Tall Ship, The Glenlee, is one of only five Clyde built ships still afloat in the world today and is the only one of her kind in the UK.
Early bird tickets from Tickets Scotland £25 + bf: Tickets Scotland. In Person: 237 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8DL + 127 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DT. Tel: 08444 155 221 or online: www.tickets-scotland.com http://t-s.co/ele05
Riverside Museum is proud to announce its recent awards and nominations:
European Museum Academy Micheletti Award 2012 - Best Science and Technology Museum
Scottish Design Awards 2012 - Best Engineering Design
Scottish Entertainment Guide Awards 2012 - Scotland’s Favourite Visitor Attraction
Glasgow City Council Flourish Awards 2012 - Outstanding Achievement
Bronze Award: Considerate Constructors National Site Award 2011 - Riverside Team BAM Construction Ltd Scotland
Scottish Digital Business Awards 2011 – Best Customer Experience
Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Award
Structural Steel Design Awards 2010
Museums and Heritage Awards 2012 - Permanent Exhibition
Museums and Heritage Awards 2012 - Innovation
Scottish Events Awards 2012 - Riverside Extreme with Danny MacAskill
DETAIL Prize 2012 - Architectural Prize