On Saturday 28th September, Mint Festival returns to takeover RAF Church Fenton at Leeds East airport. After tenures at various locations around the greater Leeds area, the disused airfield seems like a permanent new home after a successful launch there in 2018. Featuring a who’s who of electronic music that touches on house, techno, garage, electro and everything in between, the organisers have now released artist names and stage breakdowns. Are you ready?
The Bunker Main Stage
Geordie duo and Hot Creations band mates Patrick Topping and Richy Ahmed join hometown hero Darius Syrossian in heading-up the The Bunker main stage, though we reckon anybody considering attending should check-out some of the lesser known quantities too. Ben Sterling and Tobias are both ones to keep an eye on.
Elrow Presents Psychrowdelic Trip
Catalonian party-starters, the elrow crazy gang host their own stage, with the Psychedelic Trip theme as the backdrop. Residents Tini Gessler and Eddy M are on hand, alongside a star-turn from super-producer MK. Plus, there’s still two special guests yet to be revealed. Expect all the mad antics that the elrow experience entails.
Area 51 Hosted by FUSE x System
Area 51 - somewhat topical in the current climate - is hosted by a set of Leeds’ favourites and a collaboration that has produced wonders down the years. FUSE London and System. hook-up to programme the most stacked line-up of the entire festival. Apollonia are the headline draw here, but Enzo, Archie, Seb, Ross and Rich will be holding their own. Seth Troxler rounds off an impressive cast of players.
Terminal By Day & Night
Finally, we get to The Terminal arena, which is set to feature bassier sounds. By day, you can catch the likes of Holy Goof, DJ Q, Majestic and Jamie Duggan pummelling the red lines. By night, some serious house heavyweights get given the spotlight. Gorgon City, Claptone and Sam Divine are house royalty. Meanwhile, garage legend DJ EZ will perform under his new Elvin Zedo moniker.
Something for everybody, regardless of your taste in dance music - it’s clear that Mint continues to be the most all-encompassing festival in the North-East of England.
Third release tickets are on sale now.