Boomtown News (BTN): 8 new stages, but where?

Boomtown have announced 8 new stages for 2019. The new information was revealed during the first BTN broadcast of the year on Friday. But where are they? What are they replacing? We don’t have all the answers yet, but Source is perhaps able to speculate a little…

Update: Please note that this page was written in February 2019. It no longer contains the most correct and up to date information on the new stages at Boomtown 2019.

We also learnt about the new Boomtown Radical Sound Design Group. They are doing everything possible to get the bass levels as loud as permitted, without breaching the strict sound leakage restrictions which have been imposed by the local authorities.

If you didn’t see the new BTN yet, you should catch up here:

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Is Boomtown going meat free in 2020?

Earlier today, in a bold move, a Boomtown founder revealed the festival may be considering going meat free in 2020. It has created an extremely lively debate on social media. Seems we have a lot to discuss…

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It was calculated that at least 10,000 animals were slaughtered to provide food for the 65,999 revellers at Boomtown 2018. Making up for more than a third of the festivals environmental impact! With Boomtown’s sustainability objectives taking centre stage during the 2018 closing show, reducing meat consumption could be a big win! Or is it instead a massive own goal, opposed by the festival’s fans…

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Area 404 announcement and line up news so far

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Boomtown delivered it’s first announcement for 2019 this past Friday, and it did not disappoint! Boomtown’s social media comments have been going crazy at seeing some of the names dropped on the brand new Area 404 line up poster!

Huge names announced include Carl Cox, Skream, Four Tet, Eats Everything and around a dozen others. After the successful debut of the Pagoda Plaza stage in 2018, Boomtown has continued to expand it’s horizons. With a whole new district in 2019, dedicated to techno, house and all things electronic: Area 404. And it seems like Boomtown have got it spot on, with a overwhelmingly positive reaction from fans. They blew it out the water with this surprisingly strong announcement. Many did not expect to see any names this big announced until the 8th Feb 2019.

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