Life in the Park launches in Brighton featuring Orbital, Jamie Jones, Maceo Plex, Denis Sulta, Nightmares On Wax, Crazy P, Cinthie, Sally C, Cassy and more. To celebrate the hopeful return to normality, The Arch launch an open-air series of events which will land at Brighton Rugby Club, Waterhall, Brighton in June and July.
Eight events will take place in partnership with Cream, Garden Project, Renaissance, BMC and Take x Other World with a capacity for 2000 people at each event. The launch event on Saturday 20 June is in collaboration with Take x Otherworld, bringing DJ/producer, Hot Creations label boss and founder of Paradise Jamie Jones to Brighton alongside Prok | Fitch, Fleur Shore and more.
With 30 years passing since ‘Chime’ was released, Orbital will be performing a DJ set to mark the occasion on Sunday 27 June in collaboration with BMC and support from Justin Robertson, Steve Mac and more.
Denis Sulta makes his return to Brighton on Saturday 3 July, bringing some friends along with him including Mella Dee, Cinthie, and more. On Sunday 4 July Soundcrash present Carnivalesque featuring David Rodigan, Crazy P, Nightmares on Wax, Norman Jay and more, for a day of funk, soul, reggae, ska, disco and hip hop.
On Saturday 10 July Garden Project and The Arch present Skream with Skream & Guests. On Sunday 11 July We Love Reggae & Ska take over the decks with The Dualers, Ras Kwame, Reggae Roast and more tba.
Maceo Plex headlines Renaissance's return to UK clubbing in a mini-festival event site with Maceo Plex & Guests on Saturday 17 July with the finale on Sunday 18 July in collaboration with Cream with a summer day party featuring Roger Sanchez, Tall Paul, Seb Fontaine, K-Klass, Smokin Jo and Jon Pleased Wimmin.
Damien Fell, The Arch x LiFE programme director: “We have used the time while we have been closed to plan our return with a whole new outlook and attitude toward opening, through an extensive refurbishment, a tidy looking rebrand, new website and new resident DJs. We embarked on this project to mark the occasion, with a series of events for Brighton and surrounding areas like no other.”