Junction 2, known as the trailblazer of underground music festivals, is gearing up to ignite the sonic landscape once again with the revelation of three groundbreaking stages, promising an extraordinary journey for the discerning music aficionado. Designed by the team at Junction 2 but bought to life by esteemed illustrator Doug John Miller, Junction 2 proudly introduces the Grid, Quad, and Blackout stages, each meticulously designed to transport attendees to uncharted realms of audiovisual splendor.
At the pulsating heart of the festival, the Grid stage emerges with an unparalleled lineup, boasting the crème de la crème of the industry. Prepare for performances from luminaries such as Underworld, Mall Grab b2b Skin on Skin, Adam Beyer & Cirez D, Nabihah Iqbal, and the captivating Max Cooper (Live). Combining immaculate soundscapes with mesmerizing visuals, this stage promises an electrifying experience like no other. With towering speakers reaching over and into the crowd, this stage will provide uninterrupted sound from any point and create some of the most memorable sets from the festival.
Delve into the Quad, a stage inspired by the legacy of 80s touring lighting techniques and the grandeur of stadium aesthetics. Towering structures adorned with over 100 beams of light will serve as the backdrop for two remarkable partners throughout the weekend. On Friday, the legendary Phonica Records will curate an immersive audio voyage delving deep into the realms of electronic music. And on Saturday, brace yourself for the sonic revolution of FUSE, delivering an unparalleled fusion of cutting-edge sounds and unbridled energy. Artists highlights include Dixon, Daphni B2b Hunee Dan Shake, Enzo Siragusa B2b Dyed Soundorom and Margaret Dygas B2b Sonja Moonear.
Senses will be bewildered at the Blackout stage, an astonishing sensory feast meticulously crafted in collaboration with Ticketswap and visionary Japanese artist Manami Sakamoto. Spanning an impressive 120 meters of semi-permeable video panelling, this multi-layered visual installation pushes the boundaries of perception. Enter the fully blacked-out tunnel enclosure, where the pulsating sounds of DJ Stingray b2b Objekt, Kettama, Dax J, FJAAK, Sama’ Abdulhadi, and an array of extraordinary talents guide you through a labyrinth of hypnotic beats and immersive art.Junction 2 Festival emerges as the definitive mecca for underground electronic music, beckoning devoted enthusiasts to embark on an unrivaled sonic journey.
Spanning across Friday, July 21st and Saturday, July 22nd, this immersive experience unveils a curated lineup that reads like a who’s who of the electronic music. Legendary figures such as Adam Beyer and Cirez D dominate the stage, accompanied by techno luminary Charlotte de Witte, the visionary Dixon, and the inimitable Jeff Mills. The festival pulsates with boundary-pushing artists like the dynamic duo DJ Stingray 313 b2b Objekt, the symbiotic synergy of Daphni b2b Hunee, and the mesmerizing pairing of Margaret Dygas b2b Sonja Moonear. With the iconic presence of Underworld Live, Junction 2 Festival sanctifies itself as a leader for those devoted to the relentless pursuit of cutting-edge electronic soundscapes.