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Novel to Host Fabric’s 20th Anniversary With Huge Lineup

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Fabric xx and Novel are partnering up to present one of the most loved names in global dance: Ricardo Villalobos. For twenty years fabric have played an integral role in not just shaping the UK clubbing landscape, but also clubbing culture globally. For their first Australian outing they’ve chosen a highly capable team of ambassadors to help celebrate the impact of their clubbing legacy.

Leading the charge is Ricardo Villalobos who has definitely played his part in fabric’s journey: in 2007 he compiled a fabric compilation annually his quarterly bookings are some of the club’s most memorable and busiest nights, and he’s graced innumerable stages at the world’s biggest events and venues. When Villalobos play anything can happen, and whether house, techno, trance or minimal, a universal groove binds his sets earning him international acclaim across his three-decades-long career. The Chilean born artist has become synonymous for not just being the life of the party, but for being the Party.

Joining Villalobos will be a host of fabric regulars, including their longstanding and respected resident Craig Richards, regular guest and fabric techno champion Matthew Jonson, and new fabric resident Bobby.

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Ricardo Villalobos (GER)

Craig Richards (UK)

Matthew Jonson (Live) (CAN)

Bobby (UK)

+ Locals TBA

Tickets

General public tickets on sale from official Novel website.
Wed 17th July at 4:30pm
From $50+BF

Saturday 7th December
Venue TBA

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