Plus Troxler, Bjarki, DJ Koze and more.

As we revealed last week, London is getting a new venue – and it’s absolutely huge. The 5,000-capacity Printworks in Canada Water, just south of the river, is being billed as an “experimental, multi-purpose cultural destination” designed to house theatre, exhibitions and food festivals as well as clubbing.

The venue team has now announced the world-class artists who will grace its opening series in 2017, with Nina Kraviz, Daphni, Ben Klock and Seth Troxler among the DJs testing out the state-of-the-art rig and lighting.

Printworks’ debut series will include partnerships with London promoters The Hydra, Berlin’s Klockworks and German festival Melt. Also billed are Kim Ann Foxman, Joy Orbison, Bjarki, Jeremy Underground, DJ Koze, Motor City Drum Ensemble and live sets from Dopplereffekt and Max Cooper. See the A-Z list of artists below and look for full listings on December 7.

The opening series of shows will take place midday to 10.30pm each Saturday in the soundproofed Press Halls area of the former newspaper printing facility, with the opening party scheduled for February 4, 2017. Register for priority tickets on Printworks.

“Its been a hell of a journey to try and put this together but the end result is something we’re proud of and excited by in equal measure,” said talent booker Will Harold. “The line-ups each and every week represent a different take on where London is at musically.”

Underlining the venue’s community ethos, Local SE16 residents will also benefit from 50 free balloted tickets to all events at Printworks. Find out more about the building’s transformation in our feature.

Update, December 8: Printworks has unveiled the full line-up for its opening series.

The launch party on February 4 will be headlined by a back-to-back headline set from Seth Troxler, Loco Dice and The Martinez Brothers.

Running at a limited 2,500 capacity for the debut series, presale tickets starting at £22.50 will be available from 6pm on Thursday, December 8, with general sale tickets available to purchase from midday on Friday, December 9.


Saturday 4th February
Launch Extravaganza
R1: Seth Troxler B2B Loco Dice B2B The Martinez Brothers | William Djoko
R2: Krankbrother | Geddes | G. Walker

Saturday 11th February
Snowbombing Presents
Lineup TBA

Saturday 18th February
Maya Jane Coles & Friends
Alan Fitzpatrick | Daniel Avery | Kim Ann Foxman | Maribou State (DJ Set) | Maya Jane Coles | Max Cooper (Live) Wax Wings B2B Alinka Ratner

Saturday 25 February
Junction 2 Presents
R1: Adam Beyer All Day Long
R2: Truesoul: Joel Mull | Kevin Over | Reset Robot
In Association With Relentless & Mixmag

Saturday 4th March
The Hydra Presents
Daphni | Floating Points (DJ Set) | Gold Panda | Dolan Bergin |
Plus Very Special Guest TBA

Saturday 18th March
Melt Festival Presents
R1: Chris Liebing | Julia Govor | Kiasmos (DJ Set) | Mind Against | Recondite (Live) | More TBA
R2: Superstition: Tommy Four Seven | Inigo Kennedy I Tijana T I Pathworks | Tapefeed Vs Pleiades |
Flaminia (Live) I Ossa Di Mare (Live)

Saturday 25th March
Nina Kraviz Presents Galaxiid
Full Lineup TBA

Saturday 1st April
Knee Deep In London
R1: Hot Since 82 | Matthias Tanzmann | Butch | Mathias Kaden
More TBA

Saturday 8th April
Luciano & Friends
R1: Luciano | Guti (Live) | Adam Shelton
R2: Into The Woods: Alex Celler | Scott Kemp | Kolo & Dyze | Terek Charbonnier | G. Walker

Saturday 22nd April
The Hydra Presents
Lineup TBA After NYE

Friday 29th April
Coming Soon
Lineup TBA After NYE

Saturday 30th April
Lineup TBA After NYE



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