THE FRESHERS FESTIVAL 2017
Brace yourself for a complete takeover of the Students' Union at our massive end-of-Freshers blowout.
We’ll be transforming the union into Warwick’s very own boutique festival, with amazing performances from a plethora of top notch live acts and DJs!
Spread over The Copper Rooms, Atrium and Terrace Bar there’ll be something to cater to all tastes, with plenty of those extra surprises you’d expect to find at any festival (minus the dubious toilet facilities, of course!).
We're pleased to reveal the first of this year's confirmed acts as follows:
In the space of just a few years, Bruce Fielder AKA Sigala has gone from nowhere to essentially dominating the UK dance scene.
As Sigala, he debuted with the gargantuan Number 1 single Easy Love - the Jackson 5-sampling, tropical house-inspired hit was his and Ministry of Sound's first Platinum-selling single, spending 41 weeks in the chart.
Following on, two Top 5 singles: Sweet Lovin’ in 2015, and Say You Do feat. Imani & DJ Fresh in 2016.
A multitude of collaborations soon followed, working with the likes of Craig David, Blonde, Ella Eyre, Digital Farm Animals, John Newman and Nile Rodgers to name a but a few.
Jumping to the forefront of the UK music scene in 2014 as a featured artiste on Duke Dumont’s I Got U, Jax Jones has co-written and produced a truly impressive selection of chart smashers. Collaborations with Tinie Tempah, Duke Dumont and The Vamps, as well as remix duties for the likes of London Grammar, Paloma Faith, Ellie Goulding and Charli XCX highlights the strength of his production skills.
Not content staying behind the scenes Jax has more recently taken the clubs, airwaves and charts by storm with his own solo work. House Work feat. MNEK, Instruction feat. Demi Lovato & Stefflon Don, and most notably, You Don’t Know Me feat. Raye.
The ultimate mass singalong party comes to Warwick! A brilliant live band smashing out the greatest anthems from the 80s, 90s, 00s and beyond; lyrics on a giant screen and a room full of party-goers singing and dancing their hearts out together. After appearances at Glastonbury, Latitude, T In The Park and Edinburgh Fringe, this I your chance to experience the event that’s taking the nation and the world by storm!
Abbie McCarthy is a radio presenter, presenting BBC Introducing in Kent every Saturday night, and is also heard on BBC Radio 1, most recently covering for Matt Edmondson at the weekends.
She can be often be seen compering festival stages around the UK, having hosted stages at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend, Glastonbury and The Great Escape.
Abbie is also a DJ, having performed at many events and universities up and down the country and at many huge festivals as well, including Reading Festival.
She also curates and hosts a monthly London gig night called Good Karma Club, which champions the best, most exciting new bands around. Previous acts include The Amazons, The Sherlocks and Pale Waves.
Tickets on sale: Midday Wednesday 13th September
Included in the Freshers Pass and Annual Pass
Current students + Guests only