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The Chainsmokers to headline Creamfields 2020

Here's what fans need to know about the festival.

Organisers of Creamfields have announced The Chainsmokers as their first Friday headliner for 2020’s festival.

The renowned dance festival is will take place over August Bank Holiday weekend in Daresbury, Cheshire.

The Grammy Award-winning duo will headline the festival’s The Arc stage and join the previously announced Pendulum – Trinity, Armin van Buuren and CamelPhat on the line-up.

The Chainmokers appearance at Creamfields will mark their first UK show since the release of their latest album World War Joy in December 2019. The new record sees the pair collaborate with artists such as 5 Seconds Of Summer, blink-182, Amy Shark, Kygo and Ty Dollar Sign, and the LP’s accompanying tour has seen The Chainsmokers perform to sold out arena across the US.

First breaking through in 2013, The Chainsmokers have quickly grown into one of the most successful electronic acts in the world. Fans can look forward to hearing them perform huge hit singles such as Don’t Lay Me Down, Closer, Paris and Something Just Like This. 

Pendulum will bring their new Trinity concept to the festival, which features the band’s original trio of Rob Swire, Gareth McGrillen and Paul Harding.

No strangers to Creamfields, the band made their debut at the festival in 2006 and have performed numerous times since. 2020 will see them bring their large production to the Arena on Saturday 29 August.

Pendulum comment: “We can’t wait to headline the Arena at Creamfields next year, we’ve always had a great time at the festival and we’re looking forward to our return in 2020”.

One of Holland’s greatest music exports, Armin van Buuren will headline the festival’s South Stage on Saturday 29 August 2020.

The Dutch DJ is a firm favourite with dance fans across the globe, and Creamfields will see the musician return to the stage after a year-long hiatus.

The first artist confirmed to appear on the festival’s Sunday night are British duo CamelPhat, who are set to headline the festival’s Steel Yard stage.

More artists for Creamfields 2020 will be announced soon.

Last year’s festival saw a sell out crowd of over 70,000 electronic music fans descend on Cheshire for four days of music, featuring stunning sets from Calvin Harris, Swedish House Mafia, deadmau5 and hundreds more.

Creamfields Festival takes place from 27-30 August 2020 in Daresbury, Cheshire UK.

Creamfields Festival Line-up 2020

Creamfields Festival 2020 will be headlined by Pendulum – Trinity, Armin van Buuren, CamelPhat and The Chainsmokers.

Friday 29 August 2020

The Arc Stage 

  • The Chainsmokers

Saturday 30 August 2020

The Arena 

  • Pendulum Trinity

South Stage 

  • Armin Van Buuren

Sunday 31 August 2020

Steel Yard 

  • CamelPhat

Tickets for Creamfields 2020 will be available from 9:00 on Friday 17 January 2020 

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