Retro dance music festival featuring Hacienda Classical and Basement Jaxx in Burnley this summer

A retro music festival is planned to bring the energy and rhythms of the nightclubs to the great outdoors.

Retro in the Park is the perfect festival for fans of house and club classics and travels to Towneley Park in Burnley on Saturday July 2

Graeme Park will face Classic Hacienda as they headline the main stage, which will see the legendary club and dance DJ mix live at the show with samples, loops alongside the orchestra in a continuous mix, reproducing a club set, alongside up to 70 orchestral musicians, including strings, woodwinds, brass and percussionists.

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electronic music duo Jaxx Basement are ready to play an assault DJ set while the American DJ and producer David Moraux complements the main stage lineup, bringing hits such as Needin U and Space Cowboy to the masses.

The second stage of the festival will host performances by Julie McKnight, Juliet Roberts, Steve Edwards and DJ sets by Jon Pleased Wimmin, Allister Whitehead, K Klass, John Kelly, Paul Taylor and Gary Keelor.

Flanking the main stage there will be two tents, bars and food stalls and for the 2022 event a VIP arena will be introduced.

Jaxx basement (DJ Set), on the main stage

You can buy your tickets in several times or in full, here

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Gerald R. Schneider