Flesh Queer Festival announce the UK’s first LGBTQ+ electronic music & camping festival with a majority of female, trans, non-binary, queer artists and a line up representing a spectrum of ethnicities.
The festival announces the full program along with tickets sales and launches an open call for two scholarships for upcoming QITPOC artists at London Sound Academy with the opportunity to perform at the festival.
Flesh is an event for LGBTQ+ individuals, their friends and allies. The festival is open to everyone wanting to have a good time. Springfield Farm is located in a woodland a stone’s throw from London, near St Albans in Hertfordshire, 25 minutes from Kings Cross.
100% of the lineup will be made up of underrepresented artists and The two-day event will feature three stages showcasing headline DJs including Ellen Allien, VTSS, LSDXOXO, Rebekah, object blue, Jaguar, Syreeta, Hyperaktivist and Juliana Huxtable alongside queer London artists such as Wax Wings, allyXPRESS, Hannah Holland, Nadine Noor, Angel D’Lite, S/HE, Ifeoluwa, Samantha Togni, Aisha Mirza, J.Aria and Queer collectives such as Boudica, Pxssy Palace, Big Dyke Energy, Inferno, misery and intervention.
The festival will address long-term issues in festival programming, which is dominated by cis-male straight artists, breaking the cycle and allowing emerging and underrepresented talent to break through on a worldwide platform.
The festival stated in a recent press release: “We don’t believe in tokenism but we believe in giving equal platforms to everyone and for our audience to feel represented when they come to our events. What this means is that we dig deeper, we invest more time in researching and putting together our line-ups. Where there is a gap in representation, we aim to fill it with education and support for new artists.”
Check the line-up below and tickets for the festival are available to buy here.