Ibiza’s 2017 opening parties marked the beginning of the season on the White Isle, and DJ Mag were on hand at the biggest events on the island.
Check out 23 insanely amazing photos below, including shots of Hï Ibiza’s grand opening, Circoloco, Cocoon, Dalt Vila at IMS, Hyte, Privilege and Eden.
Ibiza is in full swing again, as a number of the White Isle’s biggest clubs and parties have ushered in the new season with their 2017 opening parties.
From International Music Summit’s grand finale at Dalt Vila, Circoloco’s annual rite of passage at DC10, Papa Sven bossing the Amnesia terrace at Cocoon, Marco Carola’s Music On and way beyond, DJ Mag were there to watch some of the world’s finest selectors return to the world’s leading party island.
Circoloco has announced the line-up for its opening party, set for Monday 22nd May, and it is looking huge with The Black Madonna, Jackmaster and The Martinez Brothers locked in.
They'll be joined by the likes Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, Kerry Chandler, Davide Squillace, Damian Lazarus, Dubfire and DJ Tennis.
There's also slots for DVS1, Shonky, Ellen Allien Tania Vulcano and Dyed Soundorom.
DC-10 is widely regarded as one of the world's best parties, located at the end of Ibiza airport's runway their day-time Monday parties are the stuff of legends.
Words: SCOTT ENMAN || Photos: CHRIS LAVADO
Iceland’s Secret Solstice 2017 has revealed its initial line-up, which includes The Prodigy, Kerri Chandler, Dubfire, Dusky and other electronic artists amid an eclectic multi-genre roster. The festival will take place during summer solstice in the capital city of Reykjavik from Thursday 16th to Sunday 18th June 2017.
Ibiza had another huge summer in 2016, which delivered its biggest ever year for tourism, as well as bid farewell to White Isle institution Space Ibiza.
South African photographer Julius Jooste finished his fourth season on the island this year photographing parties including Cocoon, Elrow, Circoloco and many more on the island.
Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) took over the Dutch capital for five days between Wednesday 19th and Sunday 23rd October, for one of the biggest weekends of electronic music on the annual calendar.
Over 2,200 artists played more than 450 events across 120 of the best clubs, bars and venues in the city, as a relentless barrage of the world’s best parties all took place en masse.
One thing that came clear through the five days of raves is that, in terms of a quality to volume ratio, nobody does nightclubs quite like Amsterdam.
Circoloco have announced the full line-up for its closing party at DC-10, which is due to take place on Monday 10th October.
Spoiler. It’s huge.
Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones, The Martinez Brothers, Tania Vulcano, Black Coffee, Kerri Chandler, Nina Kraviz, Davide Squillace, Apollonia, Joseph Capriati, Ellen Allien, Marcel Detttmann, Damian Lazarus and many, many more are joined by former Circoloco residents Luciano and Loco Dice. The pair play the party for the first time since 2008 and 2006 respectively.
Circoloco has announced that it will head Stateside for two nights next month, which will take place in Los Angeles on Friday 28th October and Brooklyn on Saturday 29th October.
After another huge summer residency at Ibiza’s DC-10, Circoloco will be bringing The Martinez Brothers, Black Coffee, Damian Lazarus, Davide Squillace, Tania Vulcano, Cassy, Jennifer Cardini, Konstatin, Eagles & Butterflies and many more to spin across the two nights. You can see the full separate line-ups below.
Believe it or not, the 2016 Ibiza season is approaching its climax. It seems like only yesterday we were packing our bags and heading to the Balearic party island for the opening parties, but now the closing party season is upon us! So if you’re heading out for closing, these are the parties that you won't want to miss.
THE LAST EVER SPACE CLOSING FIESTA