Preview: GOAT Festival @ Goa (India, 27th to 29th January 2017)

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Any plans for early holidays? Here’s the pretext to take some days off at the end of January, buy a flight to Goa and enjoy one of the most anticipated and thrilling new festivals on the calendar.

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During the last weekend of January (27th-29th), London-based event organisers GOAT have shaped and set up a namesake festival that looks to be a great event and one of the most exciting of 2017. Throughout the 3-day happening, GOAT Festival will present some of the freshest new acts in the electronic, tropical and world beats scenes. Alongside them will be referential names who have been and are still trailblazing contemporary music.

DJ, broadcaster, music pioneer and Brownswood owner Gilles Peterson will lead the large troupe of DJs and musicians from the UK. The same flight from London will include techno and house DJ James Priestley, up-and-coming alt-jazz duo Yussef Kamaal, Afro-Indian composer and percussionist Sarathy Korwar, Afro-dance sound seekers Afriquoi and larger-than-life Eastern Europe meets Middle East collective The Turbans.

Beside the UK, India will be the co-protagonist of the festival, introducing ambitious projects like drum’n’bass and jungle collective BASSFoundation Roots and intriguing electronic producers Sandunes, Donn Bhat and Aqua Dominatrix.

To put the cherry on top of an already exciting line up, South African MC Dope St Jude, elegant and renowned disco ensemble Hercules and Love Affair and Pan-Caribbean feelings and Tropical bass interpreters Kuenta I Tambu.

In less than a month, Goa’s Ashvem and Morjim beaches will be the place to be for music lovers.

 

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