The fantasy field in the furthest corner of Glastonbury Festival, Shangri La, has announced its 2016 line up.
Acts include Mark Ronson & Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, Reef, Kate Tempest, Craig Charles, Wilkinson, Jamie Jones, as well asSmokey Joe & the Kidwho we recently covered.
Shangri-La is a shimmering ephemeral city that appears magically, once a year, within Glastonbury Festival, with a deep history in outsider art and underground culture. The area is one massive interactive installation that is brought to life by a creative team of over 1,500 crew, performers and artists. Renowned for its influence, originality, artistic quality and attention to detail, this is a fantasy world to fall into, with layers upon layers to explore.
A maze of alleyways is riddled with nano-venues, performers and installations, artworks and hidden doors. The area has a theme that will normally lasts about 3 years, slightly changing and expanding each chapter in the story.
2016 The people of Shangri-La have lost their voices amongst the deceit and distractions of the mainstream media. A new power resides over the this sensational, subversive city now that the media has gained full access to its inner workings and everyone’s personal lives. Shangri-Hell International Television has the monopoly on all media outlets, plus a new HQ to create more mind-controlling trite to make you feel better about yourselves.
But with the increase of media influence and technologies, A NEW MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE POWER IS RISING. Using art, music and a fuck ton of “likes” the people are claiming back their voices and power, hacking into the systems that control them, seeking the ultimate truth…