The headliners for 2016's Beijing Strawberry Festival
has been revealed, along with the full line-up for the Shanghai leg of the fest, and it's... a bit underwhelming. We already knew that British dance legends The Prodigy were set to headline
– a good booking, even if the electronic slant is a little odd given organisers Modern Sky's plans to hold a dedicated electronic music festival
two weeks after Strawberry – but turns out they're far and away the biggest name on the bill.
Joining them as headliners at the new site in Hebei (roughly 50km from Beijing, chill) will be fellow UK electronic acts Disclosure and (the already announced) Modestep. It's not quite the same as last year's mix of Dinosaur Jr, Carly-Rae Jepsen, Tricky and The Hives
in Shanghai (Beijing was cancelled), but London-raised, big-in-the-States duo Disclosure ought to draw a crowd at least.
Here's a bit of double Grammy-nominated Disclosure for the uninitiated: