The announcement also includes a selection of new artists added to the bill including Max Cooper, rRoxymore, Machine Woman, CCL and Shannen SP.
With an emphasis on giving back to the community, there will be a series of panels and workshops held throughout the day. Some of the panel speakers include Carin Abdula (Outer Agency), Sofia Ilyas (Float PR), Keira Sinclair (POLY Agency), Tusk Wax, This Balearic, Vogue journalist Paris Lees, ‘The Survivors Trust’ ambassador Erika Leadbeater and Gilles Peterson. At the newly launched FourFour DJ Academy, there will be a number of free music and well-being talks which is open to the whole community.
For the stage breakdowns, Nottingham Contemporary art gallery will host two visual installations by Multimodal, the designated chill-out destination Fast City will host ambient sets from James Holden, Call Super and Midland and The Wigflex Arena will be the beating heart of the festival which includes installation from Potential Difference and goes on until 7am. In Nottingham’s newly built arts centre, The Metronome will be used for Max Cooper’s fully immersive 270 degree live AV show.
The festival also marks the debut launch of Wigflex Studios, the brand’s new permanent residence comprised of a bespoke synth den and production suite.
Wigflex City Festival will take place Sunday 5th May – buy tickets here.