Rain or shine; what occurred when Love Saves The Day returned to Bristol

phrases Colette Earley Not solely was this the Bristol pageant’s 10-year anniversary, but it surely…

phrases Colette Earley

Not solely was this the Bristol pageant’s 10-year anniversary, but it surely was additionally its much-anticipated post-pandemic return. The occasion passed off over the Jubilee Weekend within the South-West metropolis, with an thrilling line-up drawing an enormous crowd. Regardless of the, barely… erratic climate, the pageant returned with a bang. Right here’s what occurred at Love Saves The Day 2022…

The pageant had a brand new residence

This yr, Love Saves had a brand-new residence of the distinguished Ashton Court docket, enabling the occasion organisers to placed on the most important occasion doable, throughout 10 high-production phases. Revellers made their means through the aptly named ‘Love Bus’ operating from town centre, earlier than a brief hike via the rolling inexperienced fields to get to the entry gate and begin their expertise, with the gorgeous yellow property constructing as their backdrop.

It was the pageant’s largest line-up so far

The brand new huge location meant that much more acts than regular graced the phases, with names comparable to Folamour, Younger T and Bugsey, Ray BLK, DJ EZ, Chase & Standing, Andy C, Casis Lifeless, Gorgon Metropolis and so many extra on the line-up.

Love Saves The Day Bristol

Feminine DJs dominated Thursday afternoon

From London DJ Moxie remixing Madonna on the Centre stage to Jayda G hyping up the gang on the Love Saves stage, the funky vibes, blended with the late-afternoon solar that blessed the pageant’s first day, noticed crowds dancing into the night, prepped and prepared for the sundowner acts.

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The Thursday evening conflict was made simpler

Wonderful Thursday got here to a dramatic conclusion when pageant goers had to decide on between three enormous headliners – Bicep, Kurupt Fm and The Blessed Madonna. Making the choice barely earlier, TBD cancelled final minute, leaving the gang to separate between Bicep’s shifting set and the West London boys entertaining-as-always present. Neither upset.

Love Saves The Day Bristol

The heavens effectively and actually opened on Friday

In stark distinction to the magnificent solar of Thursday, torrential rain hit the pageant on Friday. We’re not speaking drizzle right here… it was full on rainforest-worthy downpour. Sadly, for just a few hours it did have an effect on the vibe of the pageant considerably – folks had been utilizing bin lids to guard themselves from getting completely drenched. However as soon as it cleared up revellers headed out from beneath their shelter, prepared to bounce within the mud to Simple Life.

The finale was value sticking round for

Though many dropped their drinks and ran when the preliminary downpour appeared unlikely to cease, people who caught it out reaped their reward when the skies cleared and the dancing recommenced. Heading to the Centre stage, Andy C didn’t disappoint, taking part in D’n’B bangers that made everybody neglect why they had been carrying ponchos an hour in the past, proving that, come rain or shine, love actually does save the day.