Frankie Knuckles, more for Southport Weekender 48

Host of DJs and electronica artists line up for Southport Weekender 48 next May.

Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Trevor Nelson, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Kenny Dope were amongst the first acts announced for Southport Weekender 48 line up.

Southport Weekender 48 takes place at the Butlins Resort in Minehead from 11-13 May 2012, it will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the dance event and it sold out a record breaking seven months ahead of the event.

Kerri Chandler, Joe Claussel, Tony Humphries, Jazzie B, Gilles Peterson, Greg Wilson and Derrick Carter have also been confirmed for the festival line up which is still not complete.

Those who brought tickets on the payment scheme will be able to pay their remaining balances between 5 January and the deadline of Friday 3rd February 2012.

Unpaid Southport Weekender 48 tickets will go back on sale on Monday 20th February. For more information follow Virtual Festivals on Twitter.