With an unquestionable reputation as the leading electronic music event of the summer, Hideout is once again delivering the goods with a bumper first reveal of huge names heading to the Croatian shores this summer.

Drum and bass legend Andy C is a man who needs no introduction. If you had to, you’d talk about his pioneering place at the top table of the genre, setting the path for countless acts and styles across nearly 30 years of producing and mixing. You’d talk about him co-founding the acclaimed RAM Records, and the packed-out headline shows around the world. Unlike anyone else on the planet, Andy C is drum and bass royalty and at Hideout 2018 expect it to be a festival moment not to be missed.

The proclaimed ‘King Of The North’, Bugzy Malone is one of the most exciting names in British grime and has become a name that thousands in the genre can’t look away from, bursting into the Top 5 with his latest EP and lighting up packed venues as the Manchester native goes global. Equally playing his part in the future of grime, AJ Tracey will head to Hideout 2018 again for a moment that’ll have thousands bowing down at his feet. Fresh from the release of his new EP ‘Secure The Bag!’, expect his set at Hideout to be a confirmation of the thrilling journey he’s about to embark on, and a must-see festival highlight.

One of the most iconic duos in drum and bass history, Chase & Status, have an unmistakable catalogue of certified hits under their belt. Fresh from the release of their acclaimed new album ‘Tribe’, Chase & Status are set to takeover Hideout with a hotly anticipated DJ set that’ll be delivering festival memories at each and every turn.

With a reputation for the very best across the electronic spectrum, Hideout delivers on every level. Detroit house legend MK is a man born on collective euphoria, with a set that’s sure to serve up plenty of ‘hands-in-the-air’ moments as a true great makes his return to the Croatian coast. Jackmaster returns to Hideout as one of the most in-demand and respected names in underground electronic culture, whilst one of the most talked about names in modern electronica Bicep (DJ) will head to Hideout, fresh from releasing their hugely acclaimed self-titled debut album. From those ready-made winners to the inevitable roadblock destined to surround Hannah Wants, right through to the cutting-edge stylings of Skream - Hideout brings the best together for the ultimate summer celebration.

After playing host to game-changing slots in the past, Hideout will once again welcome the most exciting new names in UK rap, British hip hop and grime to the beach, with Nadia Rose set for her own momentous debut set under the Croatian sun. After a mammoth 12 months, Nadia Rose has become one of the true breakthrough stars of the summer festival season. With an unstoppable run of crowd-pleasing bangers at her disposal, you’re guaranteed a good time at Hideout 2018.

The sheer depth of Hideout 2018 is staggering. Charismatic deep-house duo Solardo will head to Hideout after a mammoth 18 months that has catapulted them into landmark nights and rapturous crowds. Bristolian beat selector Eats Everything brings the distinct flavour and vibe of late-night city streets to Croatia next year, whilst the jubilant classic-neo selections of Hunee and the reggae-dub icon that is David Rodigan will both ensure unique and eclectic sets reign supreme at Hideout 2018.

Behind the decks and primed with the very best in electronic music across a variety of genres, Hideout is truly unparalleled. Specialist grooves and drops come no bigger than with Sonny Fodera - hitting Hideout with a packed-out spectacle not to be missed, whilst the chart-smashing brilliance of Gorgon City, Jax Jones, and Wilkinson (DJ Set) are all destined to be stand out moments underneath Croatian skies. The shifting brilliance of Artwork will once again be gracing Europe’s flock-to destination of electronic culture, with searing newcomer Mall Grab, house spinning favourite Patrick Topping, electro pioneer Alan Fitzpatrick, genre-blending visionaries Dusky, Joy Orbison, Jeremy Underground, Kerri Chandler, My Nu Leng and Apollonia all ready to soundtrack the summer in style.

With the likes of Darius Syrossian, Redlight, Or:la, Peggy Gou, Claptone, Flava D, Camelphat, Special Request, The Heatwave, SASASAS, Skepsis, Franky Rizardo, Heartless Crew, Christoph, Holy Goof, Darkzy, Detlef & Latmun, Lauren Lo Sung, William Djoko and breakthrough d’n’b favourite Mollie Collins also joining the bill - Hideout is once again the hub of the electronic world and the European party of the summer all wrapped into one.

Special Request said:
“Hideout is run by people with absolute dedication to what they do, and it shows. Always a favourite!”

The Heatwave said:
"Woiyoiiii!!! We will be repping at Hideout Festival for the first time in 2018. Please warn the lifeguards and the bartenders!!! It's gonna get mad. We are bringing PURE DANCEHALL FIRE to the pool party. Bashment time in the sunshine."

Franky Rizardo said:
"Hideout has been a festival on my hit list for a while now, so I'm super happy to be making my debut this summer."

Lauren Lo Sung said:
"1) I'm buzzing to play Hideout for the first time, it looks amazing! 2) Croatia is a beautiful country, I'm really excited to play Hideout next year with some amazing acts!”

Bringing some of the biggest names in electronic music together across five packed festival days, Hideout has consistently proven itself unrivalled across the electronic music landscape. With over 20,000 like-minded people joining together under the sun in open air venues till 6am, and a wealth of activities all included within one ticket - Hideout is the only place to be this summer.

Hideout 2018 pre-sale tickets are available now for those who’ve registered in advance, general sale tickets are available from Thursday 9th November at 10am.