Creamfields Music Festival 2016

Creamfields Music Festival 2016

August 25, 2016 - August 28, 2016
August 25, 2016 - August 28, 2016
Daresbury, Daresbury and Daresbury
Daresbury, Daresbury and Daresbury


Creamfields is a large British dance music festival featuring DJs and live acts. The first Creamfields was held at The Matterley Bowl in Winchester, Hampshire on 2–3 May 1998. It has since been held annually on the August Bank Holiday weekend in Daresbury, Cheshire. The festival began as an offshoot from Liverpool's Cream nightclub. Other Creamfields festivals have been held in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Almería (Spain), Malta, Punchestown (Ireland), Punta del Este (Uruguay), Alcala de henares (Spain), Istanbul (Turkey), Vilnius (Lithuania), Mexico City (Mexico), Moscow (Russia), Prague (Czech Republic), Lima (Peru), Santiago (Chile), Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba, Florianopolis, Belo Horizonte (Brazil), and Wrocław (Poland). Creamfields Lisbon (Portugal) was held for the first time in May 2007. Creamfields Australia has been held annually since 2010.[1]

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Calvin Harris
DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, remixer
bornJanuary 17, 1984
Dumfries, Scotland
Resides inLos Angeles, California, U.S
Dutch DJ and record producer
bornJanuary 17, 1969
Swedish record producer
Steve Aoki
Electro house musician, record producer
bornNovember 30, 1977
Miami, Florida, United States

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Alessandro Lindblad (born 7 July 1991), commonly known by his stage name Alesso, is a Swedish musician, DJ and record producer. He has worked with numerous EDM (and other) artists, including Theo Hutchcraft, Ryan Tedder, Calvin Harris, Usher, David Guetta, and Sebastian Ingrosso.[1][2] He has also performed at numerous music festivals, including Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, and Tomorrowland.[1] In 2012, MTV named Alesso one of the "EDM Rookies to Watch",[3] and Madonna, who invited him to open select dates on her MDNA Tour, called Alesso "the next big thing in dance music."[4] As of 2015, he ranks 13th on DJ Magazine's list of the top 100 DJs.[5] His debut full-length album Forever was released on May 22, 2015[2] by Def Jam Recordings.[6]


Tim Bergling (Swedish pronunciation: [tɪm ˈbærjˈlɪŋ]; born 8 September 1989), better known by his stage name Avicii (/əˈvi/, a-VEE-chee; Swedish pronunciation: [aˈvɪtɕɪ]; stylized as ΛVICII ), is a Swedish electronic musician, DJ, remixer and record producer.[4] Avicii was ranked 3rd on DJ Magazine's annual Top 100 DJs in 2012 and 2013[5][6] and has been nominated twice for a Grammy Award, once for his work on "Sunshine" with David Guetta in 2012[7] and once for his song "Levels" in 2013. Some of his most famous songs are "I Could Be the One" with Nicky Romero, "Wake Me Up", "You Make Me", "X You", "Hey Brother", "Addicted to You", "The Days", "The Nights", "Levels" and "Waiting for Love".

He released his debut studio album, True, in 2013. It received generally positive reviews from music critics, peaked within the top ten in more than fifteen countries, and topped the Australian, Swedish, Danish and US charts.[8][9][10][11] In 2015, Avicii released his second album, Stories.


Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish record producer, singer, songwriter and DJ. His debut studio album, I Created Disco, was released in 2007 and was the precursor to his UK top-10 singles "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls". In 2009, Harris released his second studio album, Ready for the Weekend, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and earned a gold certification from the British Phonographic Industry within two months of release. Its lead single, "I'm Not Alone", became his first number one on the UK Singles Chart.

Harris rose to international prominence in 2012 with the release of his third studio album, 18 Months. Topping the UK charts, the album became his first to chart on the Billboard 200 in the US, reaching number 19. All eight of the album's singles; "Bounce", "Feel So Close", "Let's Go", "We'll Be Coming Back", "Sweet Nothing", "Drinking from the Bottle", "I Need Your Love" and "Thinking About You" reached the top 10 in the UK.

Harris has collaborated with numerous other recording artists, including Kylie Minogue, Rita Ora, John Newman, Florence Welch, Ellie Goulding, Ne-Yo, Cheryl Cole and Gwen Stefani. His collaboration with Rihanna led to three singles, "Where Have You Been", "This Is What You Came For" and "We Found Love". The latter became an international success, giving Harris his first US number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100. Harris released his fourth studio album, Motion, in November 2014. It debuted at number two in the UK and number five in the US, and became Harris's second consecutive number-one album on the Dance/Electronic Albums chart. The album's first three singles—"Under Control", "Summer" and "Blame"—all topped the UK chart.

Harris holds the record for the most top 10 songs from one studio album on the UK Singles Chart with nine top 10 entries, surpassing Michael Jackson. In October 2014, he became the first artist to place three songs simultaneously on the top 10 of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart.[5] He also became the first British solo artist to reach more than one billion streams on Spotify.[6] Harris has received ten Brit Award nominations—three for Best British Male, and four Grammy nominations, winning a Grammy for Best Music Video in 2013. He received the British Academy's Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year in 2013 and at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards was named Top Dance/Electronic Artist. Additionally, Harris topped Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid DJs for three consecutive years from 2013 to 2015. Harris also runs his own record label, Fly Eye Records.

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Creamfields 2016 dates, line up, location and how to get tickets to the Daresbury festival
Mirror  –  August 18, 2016
If you're a summertime raver, you'll want to head to this year's Creamfields festival this month. The annual festival, taking place from 25 to 28 AUgust, will host dance music's biggest names including Calvin Harris, Avicii and Fatboy Slim. Last minute ...
Creamfields 2016: Advice for motorists heading to Cheshire festival
Vital  –  August 17, 2016
Highways England is advising drivers traffic is likely to be busy around the M56 and M6 over the forthcoming late summer bank holiday weekend with up to 60,000 dance music lovers heading to the annual Creamfields festival in Cheshire. Creamfields 2016 ...
Creamfields 2016: How to get there by bus or by train
Liverpool Echo  –  August 17, 2016
WHEN you’ve got your glowsticks and your whistles packed, all you want to do is arrive at Creamfields in good time for all the action. The organisers know this more than anyone and with that in mind, they’ve issued information ahead of the event for ...
Five of the Best at Creamfields
Skiddle  –  August 17, 2016
The Creamfields line up is always a complete A-Z of dance music, and 2016 is no different. Not sure where to start with it? Our writers have plucked five essential views when the madness descends over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Creamfields gets ...
Driver advice as clubbers head for Creamfields
Department of Health  –  August 16, 2016
Creamfields 2016 features 4 days of events – running between 2pm on Thursday 25 August through to 11pm on Sunday 28 August. Anyone thinking of driving to the annual bank holiday festival is advised to plan their journey and leave plenty of time to get to ...
Eric Prydz Announces Cirez D Essential Mix from Creamfields  –  August 13, 2016
His appearance at Creamfields also will not be lacking in incredible records like these and luckily, fans will be able to relive the moment over and over through the Essential Mix. Prydz’ previous appearances on the BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix have ...
FEATURE | Best bits from Creamfields at Space Ibiza
Ibiza Spotlight  –  August 6, 2016
That mad rush of fervor that can only be associated with peak season made its return last night with the arrival of not just the BBC Radio 1 weekend, but also Creamfields festival. In Ibiza, every single night of the week, all across the island ...

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