The webcast will be completely Free and interactive, with multiple live channels, a chat facility, channel guide and live news from the event as well as competitions and live interactive interviews with some of the DJs and bands.
The Essential Festival takes place over the May Bank Holiday weekend with Saturday playing host to Dance acts De La Soul, Judge Jules and Roni Size. Sunday is indie and Roots day and headliners include Supergrass, Reef and Therapy? The Bank Holiday Monday is topped with classic acts including James Brown, Lee ’Scratch’ Perry and Pharoahe Monch.
We’ll be broadcasting live on all three days of the event for 12 hours a day from the main 3 stages. For those that miss acts or want to watch something again the whole webcast will be available as an on-demand archive within hours of the live show.