Green Valley has been devastated by a cyclone that swept across Southern Brazil on 30th June.
The Brazilian club have released a statement confirming they were among the thousands affected by the cyclone that hit the state of Santa Catarina this week. No staff were injured, but the club's outdoor structure was badly damaged and material losses are still being calculated.
Laroc and Ame, two of Brazil's leading clubs, have announced a new three-day festival for 2019 with Seth Troxler and Dubfire among the headliners.
Carnaval will take over the neighbouring venues, one hour's drive out of São Paulo, from 2nd - 4th March, with 30 DJs set to be involved in total. DJ Snake, Camelphat, Alan Walker, Diplo and Hot Since 82 are already confirmed for the event's debut edition.
“Things were really exciting back then and everything was really fresh. In São Paulo we’re talking early 2000s, so this whole techno and house scene was really coming together and the first international artists were coming to Brazil, especially at Lov.e Club.”
Camboriú, Brazil superclub Green Valley has come out on top of this year’s DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs poll, powered by Miller Genuine Draft, after being voted for by you, the readers. Rising two positions from last year, the inimitable, picturesque club reclaimed the No.1 position, having topped the poll twice before, in 2013 and 2015.
Since opening 2 years ago, Laroc has become quickly become one of Brazil's best-kept secrets for open-air tropical clubbing.
An hour drive from Sao Paolo, the club changes up its design every 12 months and has just unveiled its incredible new look.
A fusion of the organic (thanks to the use of a lot of wood) and the futuristic, the new club now boasts huge LED panels, an all-new lighting array and a killer new sound system.
Bringing all that technical wizardry to life is an eye-catching stage designed crafted out of 580 wooden panels and three tons of steel.