Sankeys Ibiza Opening Parties [WIN TICKETS]
Sankey’s kicks off the Ibiza season…
“People ask what is Sankeys 3D. Well it is our 3rd year and therefore we are into the 3rd dimension of the club. Obviously we had an amazing season last year, so we need to come out this summer all guns blazing. We are again making quite a few changes around the club as we grow towards an organic development of the venue. We will be totally transforming The Box as we put in a brand new sound system designed by New York’s Anthem Productions set to blow your mind as we reconfigure the room with a 3D element. The opening parties are just the beginning of it all, but wait until you hear about the rest of the programme we have at Sankeys this summer to be announced throughout February. I am so excited that I am about to burst and want to tell you all now, but I can’t…” – David Vincent
On the back of a stunning second season last year that saw it become the go-to spot for cutting edge club sounds and raucous party vibes thanks to residencies from Enzo Siragusa’s Fuse, Solomun’s Diynamic Neon Nights, Steve Lawler’s VIVa Warriors and of course Carnival, Sankeys Ibiza returns for 2013 ripe and ready to deliver their finest summer of events to date.
Dishing up the finest shades of house, techno and electronica, proceedings will be kicked off with a double dose of opening parties in late May.
The new 2013 season of VIVa Warriors will see multi-award winning Steve Lawler further emphasize his pivotal role on the island of Ibiza over the last 15 years, where his bold musical dexterity and underground attitude is now securely installed in the Sankeys Basement ready to lead his suitably impressive array of Warriors talent.
He will be supported by Darius Syrossian who is an essential addition to the line-up, while the on-point Nina Kraviz also returns after a superb performance at last year’s closing parties. Joining them will be Mosca, Shadow Child and Waze & Odyssey, who’ll each bring their own take on house and electronica to the first opening party.
In Spektrum, Troupe Records will be hosting the hotly-tipped Finnebassen who’ll be making his Sankeys Ibiza debut after being the most requested artist in a Facebook poll asking fans who should play at the opening parties. Indeed, the Norwegian’s form was too good to ignore thanks to last year’s dancefloor bombs “If You Only Knew” and “Touching Me”. Playing alongside him is emerging DJ/Producer Charlie Banks, whose pin-sharp EPs for Hypercolour and Dirty Crew Recordings belie his 19 years of age.
Day two sees the hugely anticipated return of Diynamic boss Solomun, inarguably one of the world’s hottest DJs and producers having scooped a multitude of awards. The big man has a sixth sense for bringing the party and will be getting the Sankeys basement jumping alongside fellow label mates H.O.S.H and David August.
The legendary Cajmere will also be gracing the disco with his presence, after king-hitting dancefloors during two superb performances last year, during Radio 1′s Weekend in Ibiza recorded live at the club, and part two of the classic closing party in October. Adding a more percussive shade of house to the brew is Just Be (Bushwacka!) who delivers every time he plays, while U Wanna Escape’s Luis Groove and Alex Picone join the line-up alongside the highly touted Antonio Piacquadio, a regular at Sankeys Manchester and soon to be resident of Sankeys NY, which is set to open this summer.
With the club set to formally announce its seven weekly residencies throughout February and plenty of surprises in store, Sankeys Ibiza 2013 is only just warming up for what’s destined to be its biggest season to date.
Thursday 23 May – Opening Party 1: Steve Lawler, Nina Kraviz, Finnebassen, Mosca, Darius Syrossian, Shadow Child, Waze & Odyssey, Hot Since 82, Charlie Banks, Jonathan Cowan.
Friday 24 May – Opening Party 2: Solomun, H.O.S.H., David August, Cajmere, Just Be (Bushwacka!), Alex Picone, Bones, Antonio Piacquadio, Luis Groove.
Plus the party continues…
Sankeys and Together Holidays are offering you a unique opportunity to experience the Ibiza Opening Fiestas, with a Sankeys Holiday package.
This mini break is specially designed for those who want to jet over and rejuvenate with the splendour of the Sankeys opening parties, experience 48 hours of the world’s top DJs, catch a few rays and set to the sea with the Sankeys Boat Party, while having all accommodation covered at the Beach front hotel – Jet apartments. Only £130 per person including accommodation and entry to all events. Bookings Here.
Guerilla Sounds has teamed up with Sankeys Ibiza to offer one lucky GS reader the chance to win a double guestlist pass to both opening parties. All that is required of you is to sign up to the Guerilla Sounds mailing list here and make sure you tick the Sankeys Ibiza option under the Competition Entry space. You will be automatically entered into the competition where, if chosen, you will receive guestlist for you and a friend to both opening parties.
For any GS readers who are already signed up to the mailing list, you will automatically receive an email with instructions on how to make sure you are also entered into the competition. In the event that you haven’t received an email, let us know by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winner will be announced through our twitter and facebook pages on Monday 20 May at 13:00 (GMT)
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Cadenza Vagabundos London: First UK Show
Vagabundos landing in London for the first time…
For the first time ever in the UK, International DJ and production sensation Luciano is bringing his Vagabundos crew to party together in the UK. As well as the Cadenza boss himself, the likes of Reboot (live show), Maayan Nidam and Alex Picone will all play together at a multi-room space in the English capital with a massive custom built Vagabundos stage alongside a specially designed sound system and production to match. Going on the success of the shows in Ibiza, it will be a party like no other.
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Weekend 44 – 28, 29, 30, 31 Oct….
Halloween is this weekend and it seems like there is a Halloween Party in every corner of Europe. But we’ve tried to filter through the lot to bring you the best ones out there. The main highlight this weekend has to be Movement in Torino. They have several parties taking place throughout the city all weekend, but the ones to watch out for are the Saturday and Sunday nights at Patio Club and PalaOlimpico.
Watergate – Freude Am Tanzen
Daniel Stefanik vs Mathias Kaden, Marek Hemmann (LIVE), Krause Duo, Monkey Maffia, MBeck, Taron Trekka
Robert-Johnson – The Princess Of Darkness
Magda, Marc Houle (LIVE)
Cocoon – The Sven Vath Birthday Celebration
22:00 – 08:00
Sven Vath, Die Vogel (LIVE), Tobi Neumann, Nick Curly, C-Rock, Jacuzzi Boys, Alex Flitsch
The Tunnel – Bedlam
22:00 – 06:00
Tim Green, 2000 and One, Emerson Todd, Alex Kilby, The Angry Twins
Fellini Club – Wakeup
24:00 – 05:00
Seth Troxler, Giovanni Verrina
Ewer Street Car Park – Mulletover Halloween Fancy Dress Party 2010
22:00 – 06:00
Steve Bug, Seth Troxler, Ewan Pearson, Glimpse, Renaissance Man, Geddes, Elon, Nisekay, Cooly G, Love & Mercy, Sketchy & Another Amit
23:00 – 08:00
Craig Richards, Terry Francis, Slam, Zip, Baby Ford, Melchior Productions (LIVE), Sammy Dee, Lasermagnetic, Neil Thornton, Johnny Hiller, Lovefingers, Lee Douglas
Patio Club – Movement
Sven Vath, Federico Grazzini, Luca Bear, Romano Alfieri
Lightbox – Ripped Halloween Ball
Evil Nine, Spektre, The Good Guys
B-Box – Altavoz
23:00 – 04:30
2000 and One, Nina Kravitz, Alex Picone, Unzip Project, Max D. Blas, Anderedo, C.al.ma., No More Trouble, Alive Lab
PalaOlimpico – Movement
Chemical Brothers, 2 Many DJ’s, Ellen Allien, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Robert Hood, Anthony Shakir, Nathan Detroit, Ernesto Ferreyra, Karotte, Patrice Scott, Keith Worthy, Guillaume Dumont, Dixon, MCDE
Cocorico – Halloween
Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Ricky Montanari, Unzip Project
Hangar Bicocca – Cadenza Vagabundos
22:00 – 07:00
Luciano, Michel Cleis, Marc Antona
Luciano – Upcoming Events
Luciano is likely to be rocking a club near you….
We been taking a butcher’s at Luciano’s calendar for the next couple of months and we must say there are a fair number of interesting dates, which are well worth attending.
19 Sep @ Pacha, Ibiza, Spain
26 Sep @ Pacha, Ibiza, Spain
03 Oct @ Pacha, Ibiza, Spain (Luciano B2B Carl Craig)
30 Oct @ Café D Anvers, Anvers, Belgium
31 Oct @ Hanger Bicocca, Milano, Italy
06 Nov @ Fabric, London, England
13 Nov @ Chalet, Torino, Italy
19 Nov @ Arma 17, Moscow, Russia
20 Nov @ Warehouse, Bucharest, Romania
10 Dec @ Pacha, New York, USA
27 Dec @ Warehouse Project, Manchester, England
For more details on Luciano and other artists such as Alex Picone, Brothers Vibe, Michel Cleis, Mirko Loko, Reboot & Robert Dietz….Check out Cadenza