Armand Van Helden and Coldcut join the top dance acts heading for Brighton...

ARMAND VAN HELDEN and Coldcut have been added to the line-up of this year’s ESSENTIAL FESTIVAL 2000.

The pair have been added to the Main Arena on the Dance Day of the festival, which takes place on July 15 at Stanmer Park, Brighton.

Other acts already confirmed for the Dance Day in the main arena are Fatboy Slim, The Lo-Fidelity Allstars, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Luke Slater, James Lavelle and Laurent Garnier.


Other DJs confirmed to play at this year’s event on the other stages include Judge Jules, Grooverider, Tall Paul, DJ Rap and CJ Bolland.

The Essential Festival is divided up into two days, with the second day being billed as the Roots Alldayer. Headlining the second day (July 16) is James Brown, with Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry and Horace Andy also scheduled to play.

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