The largest dance music festival in the Baltics ESSENTIAL KNOCKOUT 2008 that for the second time around takes place on the Zakusala isle by the TV tower of Riga city on the first Saturday of July (July 5) is announced to have all the line-up clear, so all detailed infos – artists, show-times, stages, everything – can be viewed at the festival’s official internet home at http://www.knockoutfestival.com.
Up to fourteen hours of high-class dance music from all over the world and a whole spectrum of other entertainment... ESSENTIAL KNOCKOUT 2008 – a dance super-marathon that’s set not only for all the clubbers, dance music experts and gourmands... It’s simply a great place to be this summer for almost everyone positive and open enough – it’s bigger, it’s even more impressive and mind-blowing!
What’s even more exciting is that the festival opens it’s gates and let’s the first drums roll already at 3 pm and encourages to enjoy the wonderful contrast of the relaxing sounds of dance music enlightened by the sun upon the grass on an isle of the river Daugava and the massive energy of the festival’s night programme!
Besides the impressive Red Stage and the ever so energetic E.H.R. Stage – ESSENTIAL KNOCKOUT traditionally is also home for two of the world’s acclaimed brands of dance music – Milk'n'2Sugars/MN2S and Amnesia-Ibiza.
The official line-up of ESSENTIAL KNOCKOUT 2008 includes Eric Prydz, Above & Beyond, Dennis Ferrer, Sebastian Ingrosso, Joey Negro, Bodyrox, Paolo Mojo, Scratch Perverts, Dr. Motte, Second Sun, Miss Nine, Brian Cross, Rulers Of The Deep, Dave Storm, Ignas, Donatello, Kolzar, DeeJay A.A.V, Bogdan Taran, Kaspar Kondrat, Electricano, DJ Andrey Emelyanov, DJ Norsky, Roland Privert, Mixmasters AG & Raitis, Mr.Swan, Aldee, Daffs, DJ Deros, DJ Crash & Catherine, Lorenco, Ikazz, Matt.Li, BumbleBeat, Slang, Roberts Lejasmeijers, Martinš Kreilis aka Trakais Martinš, [Ex] da Bass, GOLdbERG and Virus 332.
Already the second year round the festival’s official radio status is held firmly by European Hit Radio which showcases all the information concernig the festival including a special news report on the festival in the shows Party Service and Dance Traxx starting first week of June. Interesting facts on the artists, the records, the mixes, interviews with the biggest stars – world dj elite, details of this year’s impressive technical fix of the open-air giant – all this on the frequency of European Hit Radio starting already this week!
Lots of people from the last year’s audience of 11 000 most certainly remember the European Hit Radio Stage which gained instant popularity.
This year the European Hit Radio Stage will represent more guest dj’s also from Estonia and Germany.
The festival is brought by public demand to the Latvian and foreign guest audience by Propeller Productions.
ESSENTIAL KNOCKOUT 2008 official internet home – http://www.knockoutfestival.com.
Tickets on sale at Bilesu Serviss, Reklamarket and Statoil box-offices all over Latvia plus Piletilevi and Tiketa sales spots in Estonia and Lithuania. Ticket price – 20.00 LVL.
This year the festival also features a special VIP zone which gerants an excellent view on the festival main arena – the Red Stage and in actuality – the whole of the territory. VIP ticket price – 50.00 LVL.
Tickets on-line – http://www.bilesuserviss.lv, http://www.piletilevi.ee, http://www.tiketa.lt.