Since it launched in 2013, We Are FSTVL has seen unprecedented growth and has managed to firmly establish itself as one of the world’s leading dance music events. People flock from all over the world to experience their cutting-edge stage productions, and of course, their industry-leading lineup.
This year’s lineup features some of the biggest names in dance music across the festival’s five carefully curated stages, putting it right up with some of the world’s best. Taking place in London from 6th – 7th August, the lineup will feature CamelPhat, Carl Cox, Jamie Jones, Luciano, Tale Of Us, Colyn b2b innellea, and more.
The event is a matter of weeks away, so it’s time to start thinking about who you want to see. To help you out, I’ve put together this guide breaking down the lineup and stage hosts taking over at We Are FSTVL 2022.
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Saturday’s Lineup Explained
We’ll be kicking off the festivities on Saturday with an eclectic and exciting mix of stage splits and forward-thinking brand partners including Circo Loco, Glitterbox, and for the first time ever together, Afterlife and Camelphat.
Don’t miss the world-renowned crazy and colourful Circo Loco crew, set to host an epic house and tech house lineup that includes Apollonia, The Blessed Madonna, Jamie Jones and The Martinez Brothers.
Over on the Afterlife stage, Italian techno masterminds Tale Of Us are set to take to the stage with a strong techno lineup. The stunning lineup features label heads and melodic techno masters Tale of Us themselves alongside Grammy-nominated pair Camelphat, breakout techno star Innellea plays back to back with Colyn, and appearances from Kevin de Vries and 8Kays.
Acclaimed fashion brand PrettyLittleThing not only sponsors the whole festival but also has its own stage. This year treating music revellers to quality hip-hop and rap, from the likes of Bru-C, Chip, Hardy Caprio and more.
Defected’s throwback disco brand Glitterbox will be serving up some fantastical sounds from Anna Collecta, Armand Van Helden, Dave Lee, Toddy Terry, The Shapeshifters, Jellybean Benitez and more.
Lastly on Saturday, you can catch drum & Bass royalty Andy C, returning to We Are FSTVL with his own carefully curated stage and bass heavyweights such as Benny L, High Contrast, Kings of the Rollers, Randall b2b Dillinja and more all join him.
Sunday’s Lineup Explained
On Sunday, Circo Loco return again with a techno-leaning line-up featuring underground music icons Adam Beyer, Carl Cox, Deborah de Luca, Marco Carola and TSHA.
If tech house is your vibe, make sure you head over to the Solid Grooves stage for the freshest and edgiest sounds with mainstays Dennis Cruz, Loco Dice, Luciano, Michael Bibi and more.
PrettyLittleThing’s Sunday session features Craig David Presents TS5, KSI and a Rudimental DJ set.
Iconic UK house label Defected will showcase an unbelievable bill of artists that includes Ferreck Dawn, Jess Bays, Low Steppa, Monki and Sonny Fodera amongst others.
Last but certainly not least is the long-running UK drum & bass collective CruCast featuring some of their best talent including Bou, Darkzy, Window Kid, Flava D, Lazcru, MC Ad, Skepsis and more.