A brand new multi-venue, one-day festival launching in April 2022 – Risen is a new initiative that is centred around the divine feminine, taking place in London’s Hackney Wick on Saturday 9th April 2022.
The first of its kind, Risen offers up something totally new in terms of programming and includes talent ranging from grassroots rising stars, revered international legends and esteemed crews, all of who represent the feminine energy.
Visibility and inclusion have been a key part of the Risen agenda, and the first edition will be something special to shout about – paying homage to the groups and individuals who are driving forward a progressive club culture.
Risen’s inaugural edition features Girls Don’t Sync, Foundation FM, RA+RE, Sicaria Sound, Ifeoluwa, IONA, Tia Cousins, Angel D’lite, Tash LC, Mix Nights, Madam X, B.L.O.O.M., RAW SILK, Team Woibey, Heléna Star, and many more.
Speaking on the event, senior booking manager Kitty Bartlett explains: “Having worked for many years to help balance gender inequality across the electronic music world, I’ve always dreamt of putting together a festival that focuses fully on this. Thanks to working for Percolate, this dream has come to a reality and alongside Alice Franklin (Senior Social Strategist) and Maria Grzeszczyk (Logistics & Event Manager) a shared vision has finally come to life. Risen is a festival run by women to shine a light on the up and coming talent who work so tirelessly across the music industry, be that DJs, event managers, graphic designers, lighting techs and so on. It’s time for a new energy…“
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