This year the independent festival is to celebrate their 5TH BIRTHDAY edition on Saturday 3rd August and will be offering guests more stages (7 in total), more artists, improved VIP facilities and more celebration than ever before.
An impressive lineup of headliners have been announced which includes names such as: Kings of House (Louie Vega & David Morales), Crystal Waters LIVE, Dimitri From Paris, Robert Owens LIVE, Soul Clap, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Kevin Saunderson, Todd Edwards, Norman Jay, Joey Negro, Crazy P Soundsystem LIVE + a special secret guest to be announced at a later date.
Operating as an independent festival is very rare these days, but 51st State has firmly established itself as one of the best house and old school festivals in the country during its short reign.
Over the last five years this festival has built up a real following of house lovers, made a name for itself with plenty of unforgettable moments and a reputation for joining the dots between the US, UK, Caribbean and Europe, between classic, tech, afro, garage, soul, dub, dancehall, disco and deep.
The independent event is run by real music lovers and this year the VIP area will be revamped with a revised queuing system, bigger VIP area and structures with superior facilities. A dedicated music arena will also return to the new and improved VIP area. Making seven stages in total across the whole festival hosted by Groove Odyssey, Found, Backto95, We Love Soul, Hot WUK, Disco Disco and House FM.
The location for it all is the blissful Trent Country Park, situated in 413 acres of rolling meadows, enchanting brooks and lakes, ancient woodland and imposing historical sites. It is a rare bit of natural green belt beauty in London which offers a place to relax and chill right on the outskirts of the city, making it the perfect place for this one-day celebration of house music.
The line-up takes in a dazzling mix of world-renowned superstars, hot up and comers, legends of the scene and DJs and live acts from all corners of the house world. Many more names will come in the next few months but already the line-up is outstanding. This is the most essential house music festival in the world, so act soon to secure your place here to be at one of this year’s key historical events in the UK’s capital.