Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Eden Project hosts South West Drum & Bass Awards Friday 1st May

We have teamed up with Eden’s ground breaking Arts Café to host three arena’s of the finest underground music at the world famous Eden Project in St Austell, Cornwall. More well known for their Eden Sessions where the world’s biggest bands play in their intimate setting, this is the first time anything like this has been allowed to take place at this amazing venue so we invite you all to come a witness history in the making.

For the first time ever, we have joined forces with Eden’s Arts Café, who are proud host’s to this year’s awards and bring you the great Eden take over. This event kicks off the summer with a truly unique celebration of the South West’s finest funk, drum and bass, breaks, jazz, hip hop, soul, Latino and arts
Prepare yourselves for three arenas of the finest underground sounds in the South West, showcasing some of the best music, arts and creative collaborations in the region for a rumble in the jungle!

This is a unique one-off opportunity to party at the World famous Eden Project, as we bring you a truly special event that you can’t afford to miss.

The Link: Drum and Bass
This is the big one, positioned between the two huge biomes – the one you have all been waiting for…
Andy C
Jungle Drummer & Dj Fu (Live)
Garry K & MC Presha
Supported by residents from all the best D’n’B nights in the South West
Mr Nice
Maxxi P
The Coalition

As a special added extra, we will be hosting a special Biomes set from 7pm-9pm INSIDE the tropical biome so you can party in the jungle, for real!

The Gallery: Breakbeat
Krafty Kutz
Rennie Pilgrem
Will Streetwise & Richie Balhoa
Supported by residents from all the best Breaks nights in the South West
Freerange Party Society
Ben & Lex
James Gill
Morphosis & Monkey T

The Core: Eden’s arts, education and events hub presents
The Arts Café
Serving up the Southwest’s finest arts, music, off the wall film, exhibits, installations and community capers.
After 16 years of funkin' up the SW, come and celebrate the champions of the leftfield and funktastic Jelly Jazz for a 16th Birthday party with a live showcase bringing cookin’ Hammond funk act to Eden.

The Fantastics (Freestyle records)
Pete Isaac and Griff
Get ready for a filthy fat funk off for the Southwest showdown spectacular!

The Arts Cafe will also be hosting a special Falmouth University art show and you can find out more about creative industries and opportunities in the market place of ideas.

The Main Stage: Chill out area
So the likes of Oasis, Razorlight, The Kooks and Kasabian might be playing on Eden’s main stage later in the summer but for tonight, we are using as an a special chill-out area complete with bean-bags, deckchairs, bar, games and such like. So, you can chill out back stage, on the main stage! (beth could not get hold of the bird today for detail and confirmation have left message will lock down tues)

The two giant biomes will be open from 7pm -9pm for you to have a look around and enjoy. Free entry to the biggest greenhouses in the world are included in your ticket price.

Biome Party:
As a special added extra, we are hosting an exclusive ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ INSIDE the rainforest biome until 9pm where the biome will be filled with D’n’B sounds – the first time ever something like this has ever taken place – make sure your there to witness it!

£16 no booking fee
Doors: 7pm - 12.30am (last entry 9pm)
Get tickets here
The Eden Project

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