One of London’s largest festivals 51st State Festival celebrates the roots of real house music, pulling together the threads of this hugely influential sound, exploring classic house, tech house, afro house, garage, disco, soul, dub, dancehall and more. Where pioneers from Chicago, New York, Detroit, London and beyond join the trailblazers of today. The 51st State Festival program is truly transatlantic, joining the dots between the US, the UK, Europe and the Caribbean. Celebrating its 5th Birthday this year after successive sell-outs in previous years, with a collection of over 100 International artists, across 7 stages including Kerri Chandler, David Morales, Roger Sanchez, and previous guests such as Carl Cox, Masters at Work, Dimitri From Paris, Soul Clap and Body & Soul as well as live performances from Soul II Soul, Jocelyn Brown, India, Barbara Tucker to name a few. In 4 years, 51st State Festival attendance has doubled from 10,000 to an expected 20,000 this year.
Now available to join other festivals as a second area, with endless guest DJ and live act options.
Celebrating an incredible 10 years in 2019, London’s esteemed event and record label Groove Odyssey is the brainchild of legendary promoters & DJ’s Michael Hughes and Bobby & Steve. This highly respected team have been putting on large scale soulful, uplifting house and disco events since 2010 in some of the world’s most iconic venues such as the Ministry of Sound, The Colosseum, Proud at the 02 and Fire & LightBox. As well as an annual pilgrimage to the globe’s dance capital Ibiza for their GO Ibiza weekender and hosting the main stage at the 51st State Festival, you can also catch the Groove Odyssey weekly radio show on HouseFM.net presented by Bobby & Steve. Guest artists at Groove Odyssey events have included Masters at Work, Carl Cox, Kerri Chandler, David Morales, Dennis Ferrer, Tony Humphries, Dimitri from Paris, India, DJ Spen, Joey Negro, Body & Soul, Barbara Tucker and many more.
The pioneers of oldskool house, garage and jungle events, have been hosting events for more than 18 years bringing you back to the beloved classics and anthems of the 1990’s. With sell-out parties at landmark venues including Fabric, E1, Scala, Aquarium, Legends, Emporium, Heaven, Ministry of Sound, Fire & Lightbox, Pulse, Proud 2, Notting Hill Carnival, Great Suffolk Street Warehouse and hosting a stage at the mighty 51st State Festival, these events regularly bring together and entertain tens of thousands of discerning connoisseurs every year to celebrate the retro vibes of oldskool house and garage music. With iconic guest artists including DJ EZ, Wookie, Todd Edwards, Crystal Waters, Elisabeth Troy, Fabio & Groove Rider, Dreem Teem, Sweet Female Attitude, Matt Jam Lamont, Norris Da Boss Windross, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Jumpin Jack Frost, Firing Squad and Shola Ama.
Founded in 2000 London’s very own House FM dot Net shares a vast spectrum of quality house music across the world 24/7 365. With some of the biggest stars in the music industry regularly hosting shows such as Bobby & Steve, Louie Vega, Roger Sanchez, Claude Vonstroke, Circo Loco, Todd Terry, Claptone, Sam Divine and Terry Hunter. HouseFM host the VIP area at 51st Festival and are expanding further in to events. Book HouseFM now with a multitude of guest DJ options.