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The Artists


Diplo + Jillionaire + Walshy Fire



Redlight + Rudimental+ Disclosure

Special Guests: P Money + Ms Dynamite


Mikey Dread + Ras Kayleb

Special Guest: Anthony B + Brother Culture Navigator + Solo Banton


JME + Skepta + Frisco + Wiley
Shorty+ Jammer + Solo 45 + Maximum

Special Guests: Lethal Bizzle + Chip


Shy FX + Breakage + B.Traits
Dismantle + Stamina MC

Regional Clashes

Red Bull Culture Clash turns up the
bass in three cities ahead of Wembley's
battle of the sounds


12th October


74-78 Avon Street Bristol
City of Bristol BS2 OPX

Host: Bubber Loui


18th October

The Arches

253 Argyle Street
Glasgow, G2 8DL

Host: Special Guest


19th October

The Ballroom

52-54 Dale End
Birmingham, B4 7LS

Host: Serocee

Soundsystem 1:

Blackbox, N-Type, Lurka

Thinking and DJ Madd

Hosted by: Flowdan and Koast

Soundsystem 1:

Sub Club

Harri and Domenic + Special Guest

Soundsystem 1:

Bigger Than Barry

Plastician and Crazy D with special guests Knicker Bocker Corey and Jordan A Lott

Soundsystem 2:

Clearskyz, DJ Die, Fabio

Mensah and Interface

Hosted by: Darrison and Inja

Soundsystem 2:

Mungo’s Hi Fi

Tom Tattersall, Douglas Paine, Craid Macleod, James Whelan and Jerome Joly

Soundsystem 2:

Left Foot

Daddy G, Adam Regan and Sam Redmore

Soundsystem 3:

Apple Pips, Appleblim

Al Tourettes

Kowton and Chris Farrell

Hosted by: Joe Peng

Soundsystem 3:


JD Twitch and JG Wilkes + Special Guest

Soundsystem 3:

Break Thru

Hazard, MC Biggie, Marcus Intalex, Fox, Die, Aries, Skitty and Blindside

Soundsystem 4:

Weapon of Choice, Skitz

Rodney P, Buggsy

Guido and Rogue

Hosted by: B'Tol

Soundsystem 4:

Arches 21

Koreless + Special Guest

Soundsystem 4:

Mungo’s Hi Fi

Daddy Freddy and YT

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The Venue

Wembley Arena


Wembley Arena enjoys convenient and fast transport links. Whether the best form of transport for you is train, tube, bus, car or coach, all the information you need is right here.

Our address is Arena Square, Engineers Way, HA9 0AA.

Car and Parking Facilities

Wembley Arena is located just off the A406 North Circular Road within easy reach of central London and the rest of the country, with major motorways connecting nearby. If you're coming from the North, take the M1/A1, then A406, then A404. From the East go M11, M25 (J23), A1, A41, A406 then A404. From the South it’s M25 (J8), A217, A240, A24, A3, A306, A205, A406 then A404. From the West go M4, A312, A40, A406 then A404

For Sat-Nav searches please insert the post code HA9 0AA or search 'Engineers Way Wembley’.

There are a number of car parks very close to the venue and can be pre-booked to avoid disappointment, to book your spot today please click here.


Via Underground Train
Our closest tube station is Wembley Park. This is in Zone 4 and can be reached on either the Metropolitan or Jubilee Lines. Upon exiting the station via the lift or stairs, pass under the tunnel onto Olympic Way. When reaching Wembley Stadium (do not walk up the ramps), turn right. Wembley Arena is situated across the road.

Alternatively, you could travel to nearby Wembley Central. This is in Zone 4 and can be reached via the Bakerloo Line. Turn right at the station exit onto Wembley High Road and follow for approximately 200 yards. At the Wembley Triangle junction turn left onto Wembley Hill Road. Follow until Lakeside Way and turn right.

Via Overground Train
Chiltern Railways run a service from London Marylebone to Wembley Stadium. To book and find out more about running times, click here

Via bus
The 79, 83, 92, 182 and 224 all regularly run through the Wembley Arena area.

You can plan your route and check if there is any disruptions to travel on the TFL website


Q: What is Red Bull Culture Clash?

A: Red Bull Culture Clash is an innovative live music experience which has taken place in the UK twice before at London’s Roundhouse. The show comprises of four stages, each featuring a different soundsystem representing different genres, these soundsystems battle for the title of Red Bull Culture Clash Winner by performing four rounds of 15 minute sets each.

The third Red Bull Culture Clash takes the concept to the next level, taking place at Wembley Arena. There have been two Red Bull Culture Clash shows to date in the UK, both taking place at the Roundhouse in Camden, this concept has also taken place across the world.

Q: When did the first Red Bull Culture Clash take place?

A: The first ever Red Bull Culture Clash took place in February 2010 as part of the Red Bull Music Academy in London. The champions were Metalheadz featuring Goldie.

Q: Where and when does it take place?

A: The event takes place at Wembley Arena on Wednesday 7th November 2012, doors open at 6.30pm and the event finishes at midnight.

Q: Is Red Bull Culture Clash a “world series” of events?

A: The Red Bull Culture Clash concept has travelled to various cities across the world, including Toronto. The most recent Red Bull Culture Clash took place in Canada as part of the Red Bull Music Academy World Tour.

Q: How many Soundsystems are involved?

A: There are 4 soundsystems involved in every Culture Clash. Each Soundsystem invites a host of special guests to perform as their secret weapons, most of these special guests are brought onstage for one killer track or round.

In 2012, the four sounds are represented by:

  • Major Lazer
  • Annie Mac Presents Magnetic Man
  • Channel One
  • Boy Better Know
Q: How can I get involved with Red Bull Culture Clash?

A: You can get involved in various different ways, you can be there on the night by purchasing tickets from There will also be 4 warm up gigs across the country which you will also be able to buy tickets for – check out for more information. From 4th September you will be invited to put your selector skills to the test and create your own Red Bull Culture Clash playlist for the chance to get unprecedented access to the event.

Q: What can I bring to Wembley?
A: See for further details
Q: What are The Rules?

A: The 6 Rules of the Clash [as agreed by competing soundsystems]

  • The Clash is split into four rounds
  • A soundsystem’s set in each round is between 10-20 MINUTES [synchronise your watches]
  • A round is won by crowd reaction, pure and simple, but the final call rests with the Hosts, Tim Westwood and Gemma Cairney. Too close to call? A decibel reader brings the science!
  • If after four rounds two crews cannot be separated, the Host calls on the crowd to crown the champion sound
  • Sounds can ONLY play Custom Dubs in [Round 5], called The Decider. Crews are encouraged to use the Red Bull Studios on Tooley Street to record their custom Dubs.
  • Strictly no repeats. If a Sound repeats a tune played earlier in the night, they’re disqualified from winning that round so listen up good.

Four Sounds, one Winner - may the best soundsystem win!

Q: How will the Soundsystems be judged?
A: A round is won by crowd reaction, pure and simple, but the final call rests with the hosts, Tim Westwood and Gemma Cairney. At the end of the night Tim and Gemma will decide upon the winner of Red Bull Culture Clash based on crowd reaction, the winner is chosen by you the audience. Too close to call? A decibel reader brings the science!
Q: What are the prizes?
A: The winning Soundsystem will be awarded the Red Bull Culture Clash trophy and invited to defend their title at the next Red Bull Culture Clash.
Q: Will there be any other entertainment at the event?
A: There will a DJ playing before the rounds start.
Q: What is the best way of traveling to and from the event?
A: See Venue for further details
Q: What time does the event start?
A: Doors open at 6.30pm, DJ plays from 7pm Culture Clash commences at 8pm
Q: What else is there to do on site?
A: See for further details
Q: What time does the event finish?
A: 12am on 8th November (i.e. midnight on the night of the event)
Q: Are there any public facilities on site?
A: See for further details
Q: Is the event suitable for children?
A: This event is 16+ only – ID will be required


Q: Where can I get tickets from?
Q: How much do tickets cost?
A: £15 plus booking fee
Q: If it’s cancelled will I get a refund?
A: See for further details
Q: What facilities are there at this event for disabled ticket holders?
A: See for further details