Chase & Status and Annie Mac added to the bill for Summer Break 2011 | Young Academic Ultimate Festival Guide

With students from all over the UK joining together for what has been described as the biggest and best student festival, Young Academic were thrilled when we heard about the line-up this year which looks to be the biggest yet!  Taking place on a private beach in Cornwall for two weeks in June, Summer Break really is a must with appearances from drum ‘n’ bass legends Chase and Status and BBC Radio 1 favourite Annie Mac.

Join 1 Student Village, 1 Private Beach, 4 nights of World Class DJs, 96 hours of non-stop partying and chuck in 6000 up for it party people and you get the best party of the summer, Summer Break 2011. Presenting internationally renowned artists including drum ‘n’ bass gods,Chase & Status who have just released their second album, “No More Idols”, to critical acclaim. Chase & Status have achieved global success over the past decade, working with some of the biggest names in electronic and commercial music including, Plan B, Dizzee Rascal and The Prodigy to name but a few.  Annie MacManus aka Radio 1 icon, Annie Mac will be on hand to make sure Summer Break-goers will be dancing into the early hours as she pumps out her usual hard hitting electronic mixes, while Sub Focus, fresh from touring with Pendulum, will be treating the Summer Break thousands to some stunningly mixed deep beats and drum ‘n’ bass melodies.

“Summer Break is the only way to celebrate the end of exams and the official start of the summer”


Described as “one of the world’s most energetic and entertaining DJs” there is no wonder that music fans travel the world to hear Kissy Sell Out perform and he will be taking to the stage this year at Summer Break. After storming onto the UK charts with “Original Nuttah” in 1994, Shy FX has gone from strength to strength, attracting fans across the continents and Summer Break welcomes the star to this year’s party. Elliot John Gleave otherwise known as Example will be adding another dimension to the Summer Break line-up, with another great album expected this year to follow the pleasing “Won’t Go Quietly”. The dancefloor sensation, Freestylers, will be bringing their fast moving, electro-rocking monster to 2011s Summer Break, while Brighton based

Krafty Kuts will be heading down to Cornwall this summer, offering yet more phenomenal sounds through his unique blend of breakbeat, funk and hip-hop. UK Chart success, Nero, completes the current line up for Summer Break, bringing the hugely successful dubstep tunes to the Newquay beach. With more acts to be announced this 96 hour party is the only beach to be on this festival season.

Summer Break is the only way to celebrate the end of exams and the official start of the summer. Having provided the perfect setting and line-up since 2005, 2011 is set to be the best yet. Providing 96 hours of party time for UK students and set on a private beach in Cornwall offering a private student village of caravans, Summer Break is the ultimate party destination for students across the nation; Summer Break 2011: We are the 96 Hour Party People.

Ticket info:

Week one: 5th – 9th June

Week two: 12th – 16th June

Tickets on sale now from


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