This 1997 Line-up at Luton Hoo would still be a block buster today

Whilst searching the web to see if our future headliners Faithless had been to our splendid town of Luton before, we started to uncover not only that they had, but also a whole list of other incredible acts had once performed here too!

Way back in the late 90’s a festival popped up called Tribal Gathering, held on the grounds at Luton Hoo Estate in the summer, between 25,000 – 35,000 ravers would descend on the event who bought in acts such as (Wait for it):….

Tribal Gathering 1997 poster

The Chemical Brothers
Paul Oakenfold
Dj Sneak
Sven Vath
Richie Hawtin
Laurent Garnier
Pete Tong
Jeff Mills

Kevin Saunderson
Dave Clarke
Felix da Housecat
Deep Dish
Marshall Jefferson
Masters At Work
Roger Sanchez
Roni Size
Dj Rap
John Digweed

Whilst it’s unlikely an event of this magnitude will happen in that location again, we can still be excited to bring in one act off the epic list this Easter, as we celebrate 5 Years Of Taste The Punch on Good Friday at Carnival Arts, Luton.

If you were one of the lucky ones and managed attend Tribal Gathering feel free to let us know all about on twitter