In:Motion has announced more huge names, including a slew of very special Bristol exclusives and some more dazzling surprises.
On Friday 1st December the party will begin with one of the UK’s longest running club events, BuggedOut!. With a close link to Bristol and Motion’s head promoter Jack Scales, it will now bring The Chemical Brothers to Motion, where the seminal UK duo will make a rare Bristol appearance with their glorious DJ set. One of dance music’s greatest, The Chemical Brothers have challenged the possibilities for electronic acts, creating some of the most spectacular experiences in the industry.
They will be joined by more UK dance music institutions and those who represent the adventurous spirit of electronic music, including Trash icon Erol Alkan, esteemed Bugged Out resident Lemmy Ashton and The Chemical Brothers’ warm up DJ of choice, Nathan Detroit, while Artwork will bring instead his house party-influenced Art’s House, alongside ascendent Glaswegian DJ Jasper James and Rhythm Sister‘s Jess Farley.
Starting out as a stage at Miami’s Ultra festival in 2015, Resistance has since taken on a life of its own with events on every continent and a successful 8 weeks at Privilege in Ibiza this summer. On Saturday 2nd December the brand will come to Bristol as a stop on its colossal world tour, bringing with it four heavyweight DJs: chunky house juggernaut Eats Everything, the pioneering veteran and resident DJ John Digweed, Dublin DJ Matador and the globetrotting Paco Osuna.
On Friday 8th December the party will host London tech house titans ABODE to Bristol for another exclusive debut. The London promoters will soon be announcing a selection of very special guests as well as their renowned crew of residents.
The on Saturday 9th In:Motion will welcome Bristol-based tastemakers Crack Magazine. With this storming line-up, they will host a selection of some of the world’s most sought after DJs: Ben UFO, Moodymann, Hunee, Helena Hauff, Tama Sumo, Palms Trax, Studio 89‘s Mr Price, Gramrcy and Daisy Moon. Overmono, the collaboration between two brothers, Truss and Tessela, will also DJ.
Another Bristol In:Motion debut arrives on Saturday 16th December with Amsterdam clubbing institution STRAF_WERK taking over, also renowned for their innovative DGTL festival brand. They will host a heavy hitting lineup which is headlined by a rare extended b2b from Richy Ahmed and Patrick Topping. The rest of the line-up doesn’t let up: KiNK, Heidi, Luk van Dijk, Em Williams, Skream, Blond:ish, Waifs and Strays, ANOTR and Wouter S.
Plus, a special Boxing Day event on Tuesday 26th December, with The Blast, Chase & Status alongside MC Rage and Heartless Crewbring. There will be also epic drum and bass from Dimension, Darkzy, Mollie Collins and TS2W. Bristol mainstay Sam Binga, Voltage, Nastee Boi and The Blast DJs will also attend.
Lastly but not leastly, the In:Motion’s New Years Eve event will be presented by global superbrand elrow, who will be transforming the whole Motion complex into a Toontown Farmyard, with elrow mascot Rowgelia taking centre stage at her own theme From Lost To The River! alongside twin sister Rowberta.
Pre-sale tickets are available from 10am on Wednesday 27th September, while general release tickets on sale from 10am on Thursday 28th September here.