Renowned London-based establishment known as Dockyards is preparing to emerge from its hiatus with a fresh identity—Silverworks Island. Operated by the esteemed Broadwick Live, the venue may have undergone a name change, but fear not, its essence remains unaltered. With a capacious layout accommodating up to 20,000 attendees, Silverworks Island maintains its cherished open-air concept, promising an unparalleled experience for music enthusiasts.
This weekend marks the grand reopening of Silverworks Island, and it is nothing short of a spectacle. The eminent tech-house imprint Solid Grooves takes over on Saturday (July 1), treating patrons to a lineup of extraordinary talent. Prepare to be enthralled by the likes of Dennis Cruz, Jamie Jones, Joseph Capriati, Skream, and an array of other maestros, all of whom are set to grace the stage and enthrall the eager crowd.
And the excitement doesn’t stop there. On Sunday (July 2), Silverworks Island will proudly play host to a remarkable showcase presented by none other than Armin van Buuren’s esteemed label, A State Of Trance. Brace yourself for an auditory journey like no other as trance aficionados immerse themselves in the sublime melodies and infectious beats.
But wait, there’s more! The following weekend brings an electrifying twist to Silverworks Island as it becomes the backdrop for the much-anticipated Filipino-electronic festival, 1MX LDN Music Festival. Prepare to be captivated by an extraordinary lineup featuring the talents of Ben & Ben, Yuna, Moira, Johnny Orlando, Janine Berdin, Maymay, and Clara Rosa. With such a diverse mix of artists, this festival promises to be an unforgettable celebration of music and culture.
On Sunday 9, prepare to be engulfed in a sonic frenzy as the venue transforms into the epicenter of drum ‘n’ bass greatness. The legendary Wah In The City event takes the stage, showcasing some of the genre’s most esteemed artists. Brace yourself for awe-inspiring performances by the likes of Chase and Status, Andy C, Bou, Hedex, and many more. The relentless beats and thunderous basslines will resonate through the venue, creating an atmosphere of pure exhilaration.
Nestled in the picturesque surroundings of Silvertown Quays, Silverworks Island boasts not only a breathtaking view of the river but also state-of-the-art production capabilities. Immerse yourself in the music while basking in the three outdoor stages, tantalizing food stalls, and the exclusive VIP area that adds a touch of luxury to the overall experience.
Silverworks Island stands as a testament to the vibrant music scene of London, capturing the essence of its conservative roots while embracing the ever-evolving sounds of today. Be prepared to embark on an unforgettable journey of sonic bliss at this rejuvenated venue.
Written by: HMR