Freekie, the North Essex promoters,    are hosting an arena  at Dance Crusade which its organisers claim is the biggest dance music festival Essex has ever seen on Bank Holiday Sunday, 30th May at Orsett Showground, Essex.

Freekie DJs on the day include Sinisa Tamamovic, Mladen Tomic, Aris, Little Joe, Tom Dove, Pretty Criminals, Live Wire and Andy Burr.

10,000 people are expected  to Dance Crusade and the action will be spread across seven arenas showcasing House, Trance, Techno, Minimal, Underground, Soulful, Electro, Fidget, Indie, Electronica and Club Classics.

If you’re looking to travel from Colchester, tickets are currently  on sale  for £30 (+ £10 Return Coach from Tollagte)  and at the end  April they go up to £35 (+ Coach). Tickets  are available from Dave Beard at Culture Stir or by emailing  for local delivery.  

The Line up includes some  of the world’s biggest DJs and artists.

Main Arena: The Gallery
Trance & Progressive

Judge Jules (BBC Radio 1)
Richard Durand
Marcel Woods
Tall Paul
Oliver Lang
Gavyn Mytchel
The Vinceroy
Jimmy Lee & Jon Slater

Arena 2 – Raindance
Club Classics
The Ratpack
Billy ‘Daniel’ Bunter
Niki Dimensions
DJ Skie

Arena 3 – WTF
House Music
Kid Massive
Brandon Block
Dirty Funki
Darryl Green
Perfecto Strangers
Miles Weaver
Danny Cosgrove
James Mac

Arena 4 – Strictly Soulful
Soulful & Vocal House
Bobby & Steve
Paul ‘Trouble’ Anderson
Fat Tel
Danny Mayes
Matt Emulsion
Adam B
Sean E

Arena 5 – Push Music
Indie & Electronica
Push Music (LIVE)
Hear Evil Music (Live)
Darren Brooker
Midnite Socialite (NME, Xfm)
Humphrey Browne [Live] Boxed Riot
Polymer City

Arena 6 – Freekie
Minimal & Techno

Sinisa Tamamovic
Mladen Tomic
Little Joe
Tom Dove
Pretty Criminals
Live Wire
Andy Burr

Arena 7 – Freaky Disco
Deep Underground

Nathan Coles
Tony Nunn
Robin EE
Lee Gardner
Grant Bungey
Reform DJs

Dance Crusade  is   from 11am-11pm, over 18s only (no ID no entry). For more information visit