This August bank holiday, Manchester’s best loved and most intimate festival returns. From Friday 28th to Monday 31st August 2020 Moovin Festival promises to be another explosion of sound and colour, a sensory overload packed with outrageously good world-class music, organic and immersive stage designs and decor, delicious food, mesmerising fire shows; a festival full of surprises and so much more. Across this whimsical weekend, Moovin Festival invites you with open arms and a big smile into a natural wonderland that comes alive with musical mischief, grown up fun, free spirited good times and a world of colourful characters, non stop laughs, performances and soul soothing wellness activities that play out like a cult movie featuring you as the lead star.
The festival this year is bigger and better than ever, while maintaining its bespoke and bijou feel the organisers keep the capacity strictly limited capacity as they feel this is a big piece of what makes this gathering so special . Moovin Festival somehow have a knack of attracting big acts to showcase in a much more personal setting than you would expect. The first headliners to be revealed are superstars from across the musical spectrum including Arrested Development, Basement Jaxx, KRS One, David Rodigan, Todd Terje, Mr Scruff, Eek A Mouse, Derrick Carter, Craig Charles, Beardyman, Plump DJs, Asian Dub Foundation and many more.
Amongst this years headliners are none other than world renowned dance music icons Basement Jaxx, who have been behind too many chart topping hits to mention and always bring a dazzling mix of dance sounds informed by many years at the top of their game.
On top of that, Chicago house originator Derrick Carter will jack your socks off, Craig Charles brings his famous funk sound to the party, breakbeat innovators the Plump DJs , A skillz and Moovin regular Krafty Kutts are there to Keep you moovin, plus Asian Dub Foundation with their fabulous electronic mix of ragga, dancehall, south asian music and of course dub. What always stands Moovin apart is its eclectic mix of bands and DJs throughout the weekend and the specially curated focus on local acts, who are the life blood, the up and comers, the stars of tomorrow who you will no doubt leave having fallen in love with.