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.
Dana Ruh hits Bristol label Just Jack later this week (14th April) with her ‘This Journey’ EP. We've got the exclusive play of the title track from it below.
German-born DJ/producer Ruh has blossomed as a regular at Sven Väth’s Cocoon, and looks set for another strong summer as she was announced to return to Amnesia again this year.
Cocoon Ibiza has revealed the line-up for its 2017 season, which runs for 14 Mondays from 29th May at Amnesia Ibiza.
Joining Cocoon Ibiza head honcho Sven Väth as residents will be Ricardo Villalobos, who spins 6 exclusive shows across the summer.
The Chilean minimal master will also be joined by Adam Beyer (seven shows), Nina Kraviz (5 shows) and Ilario Alicante (seven shows).
Cocoon Ibiza’s 18th season will also see Seth Troxler, Âme, Rødhåd, Ben Klock, Raresh, Solomun, Craig Richards, Ben UFO, Gerd Janson, tINI and more also spin through the summer.
Mysteryland has announced the stage hosts for its 2017 Netherlands event.
EDM powerhouse Spinnin' Records will run Spinnin' Sessions in the massive Big Top, while legendary hard dance brand Q-dance and Diplo's Mad Decent imprint are on hand too.
Also on the label front are Sven Väth's Cocoon and Andy C's RAM Records, while London Elektricity's Hospitality and Jamie Jones' Paradise offer artist-led party brands.
MDRNTY Cruise, setting sail 16th-20th September 2017, has revealed the line-up for their Cocoon stage, featuring boss man Sven Väth, alongside label regulars Ilario Alicante, Sonja Moonear and more.
Mathew Jonson, Andre Galluzzi, Anthea, Christian Burkhardt, Dana Ruh, Fabe, Markus Fix and Tim Green are also part of the Cocoon showcase, with over 40 more names and additional stage hosts set to be revealed in the coming weeks.
The five-day cruise embarks from Genova, travelling to Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca and Ibiza, before heading back to Genova.
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.
Amnesia Ibiza may have had its fair share of troubles this season, but following another successful summer of parties at the club, Cocoon boss Sven Väth has announced a new compilation celebrating his 17th consecutive year on the White Isle.
'The Sound Of The 17th Season' collects tracks from Ripperton, Levon Vincent, Omar-S, Floorplan, Kölsch and many more across two discs.
Cocoon have revealed the full line-up for its closing party at Amnesia Ibiza, which is set to take place on Monday 3rd October.
Head honcho Sven Väth will be joined by Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, Ilario Alicante, Sonja Moonear and Henrik Schwarz (live) at the event, which brings the curtain down on Cocoon’s longest ever run on the White Isle, totalling a whopping 20 parties between May and October.
Cocoon has announced that head honcho Sven Väth will be playing a four-hour set at Egg London on Friday 30th September.
Dorian Paic joins The Papa alongside Egg London residents Kyle E, Ireen Amnes and The Willers Brothers, for the Cocoon event that’s billed to run from 11pm to 9am.