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David Guetta and Leftfield confirmed for London Electronic Dance Festival

David Guetta

Story by Jack Foley

DAVID Guetta (pictured) and Leftfield have been confirmed as the first headline acts for the inaugural London Electronic Dance Festival (LED).

Taking place in Victoria Park on Bank Holiday Friday and Saturday, August 27 and 28, the event forms part of a collaboration between three giants of live music – Cream, Goldenvoice and Loudsound – to create one of London ‘s most exciting outdoor electronic dance festivals.

Both Guetta and legendary pioneers of electronica Leftfield will be playing exclusive London performances together with an array of special guest appearances from a phenomenally diverse range of dance music’s most exciting acts.

The inaugural festival kicks off on the Friday night with a headline slot from Guetta, which will mark the French house superstar DJ/producers only London show this summer.

On the Saturday, meanwhile, it’s the turn of Leftfield, which will mark the first time fans of the legendary dance group will get a chance to hear the Leftfield sound after nearly a decade away.

Commenting on their appearance, Neil Barnes, of Leftfield, said: “I’m really excited about playing my home town. It’s been too long! The line-up for the LED is fantastic. It’s great to be up there with Aphex, Goldfrapp and Friendly Fires, all artists I admire. Let the bass roar!”

The confirmed line-up so far is as follows…

Friday, August 27
David Guetta
Soulwax
Calvin Harris Live
Audio Bullys
Tiga
More Acts TBA

Saturday, August 28
Leftfield
Goldfrapp
Friendly Fires
Aphex Twin
Annie Mac
More Acts TBA

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, April 9. LED Festival is an 18 plus event.