Electric Carnival – Birmingham Street Festival

Posted on 11 May 2011 by Mizzle

This is Birmingham’s Biggest Street Festival, apart from the St Patricks day Parade. ‘Electric Carnival’ will be opening its gates on Saturday 4th June at 8pm where you will see half of Digbeth shut off from the public for one night. You’ll find the music and attractions in warehouses, marquees, HMV Institute, railway arches, art galleries and loads of other unique spaces being transformed with state of the art sound and visual production for over 80 DJs and Live Acts. Electric Carnival covers a lot of music genre from House, electro, Drum n Bass, Dubstep, funky to Hip hop, Pop, Electroclash, Garage and any subgenre you can think of all in one place for one night.

Electric Carnival describe itself as ‘An inner city musical playground utilising the many wonderful spaces and stunning architecture that can be found in Digbeth’s prime alternative entertainment district.’

Last year Annie Mac, Calvin Harris & Chase & Status made my birthday outing complete! So what do they have in store for us this year?

Chase & Status, Annie Mac, Example, Professor Green, Benga, Sub Focus, Kissy Sell Out and many more.

This year in Area 12 you’ll find ‘Open Decks’ Yes, they are giving budding DJ’s the opportunity to join in on the Electric Carnival action! So if you have Mic Skills then you should get yourself over to Area 14. ‘Kool Karaoke’ this is where you can show off your skills in front of an audience!

So if you are looking for a fun filled night of dancing till the sun rises and checking out the talent, then head over to the Electric Carnival site to find out more information.