With Sonus’ fifth birthday celebrations along the horizon, the final names have been added to the already mammoth bill, rounding off what is set to be one of the parties of the summer! The likes of international heavyweights Floorplan, Dense & Pika, Guti, Raresh and more, have been added to the five day, five night sonic exploration taking place across 20-24th August, on the idyllic Pag Island in Croatia. These names will be joining familiar faces Adam Beyer, Ricardo Villalobos, Jackmaster, and Joseph Capriati, PLUS stage takeovers, daily boat parties, and the infamous after party sessions - with the first two tiers long sold out, rest assured Tier 2 won’t be sticking around for long: grab one now for 179€.
An unmissable event on the house and techno calendar - Sonus Festival has become a staple for music fans across the world. With a reputation for incredible production, beautiful settings, and unparalleled line-ups, this years’ edition is pulling in the heaviest hitting bill to date. Finalising the roster for 2017’s event, Sonus have added Lyon native, and InFine founder, Agoria, who will be dishing out a generous helping of disco influenced techno, as well as a DJ set from Innervisions affiliated duo Âme. More new additions come in form of UK tag team, Hypercolour familia Dense & Pika, a live musical education from Floorplan (aka Robert Hood and Lyric Hood), expertly executed live performances on the jazz tinged house end of the spectrum from Guti plus Slovenian selector Ian F., who will all be bringing the vibe to the stunning Zcre Beach. Representing for the Croatian scene are local legends Ivan Komlinovic (live) and Mimi, plus Items andThings first lady Magda. Holding it down for the [a:rpia:r] camp, with the finest minimal is Romanian based producer Raresh, with Mannheim resident and 8bit affiliate Steffen Deux also joining the five year celebrations, last but not least, rounding off the new additions is founding father of Slovenian techno Valentino Kanzyani.
Already announced for the five day five night Adriatic adventure, are friends, family and special guests from the highest calibre of the house and techno worlds. The already published programme includes Adriatique, Marco Carola, Ricardo Villalobos, Jamie Jones, Solomun, Richie Hawtin and many more. Now Sonus can finally announce their boat party schedule, all aboard! Once a day, punters can set sail for intimate parties to dance the afternoons away across the Adriatic sea. This year find Keep On Dancing with special guests, Berlin based magazine XLR8R with Rødhåd and Meat, plus tINI & the whole gang keeping hands in the air. Jesus Loved You label boss Valentino Kanzyani holds it down on their boat, with more DJs still to be confirmed. Thursdays ocean exploration sees French crew TRAX on deck with Cabanne & Lowris playing under the K.O.D moniker. Limited tickets for each boy go on sale in early June and can be found over on the Sonus website: www.sonus-festival.com/tickets
For the first time ever, Sonus has teamed up with international festival institutions Movement Europe and UK based Junction 2. For anyone close to London this June longing for a pre-Croatia fix, head to Boston Manor Park, on 10th June to catch Joseph Capriati, Maceo Plex, Recondite live, Sam Paganini, DJ Tennis, Eagles & Butterflies setting the sound systems on fire. The team is happy to bring that Sonus magic to London!
Croatia is well known for being unmatched in terms of unspoilt beauty and temperature; providing the perfect spot to combine a sun-kissed holiday and music experience in one. Sonus Festival takes over the stages around the Zcre Beach site, meaning ravers get to party in paradise - with unrivalled views and endless bliss. Expect three on-site clubs, beach parties, boat parties and much more - all from just €179. Hotel and ticket packages can be purchased through partner site Festicket: bit.ly/2froSgX - otherwise, Pag Island is easily accessible from Zadar / Split / Zagreb, with flights from London at under £200 at present, there is no better time to bag your tickets to what is an unmissable date for any discerning house and techno head.
Sonus Festival - 20-24th August
Pag Island, Croatia.
Agoria - Âme (DJ) - Dense & Pika - Floorplan (aka Robert Hood and Lyric Hood live) - Guti (live) - Ian F. - Ivan Komlinovic (live) - Magda - Mimi - Raresh - Steffen Deux - Valentino Kanzyani
Full Line-Up (A-Z):
Adam Beyer - Adriatique - Agoria - Âme (DJ) - Andrea Ljekaj - Andrologic - Apollonia - Archie Hamilton - Binh - Chris Liebing - Dan Andrei - Dejan Milicevic - Dense & Pika -Dorian Paic - Enzo Siragusa - Fabio Florido - Felver - Floorplan (aka Robert Hood and Lyric Hood live) - Guti (live) - Hito - Homeboy - Ian F. - Ivan Komlinovic (live) - Jackmaster - Jamie Jones - Janina - Jesse Calosso - Joey Daniel - Joseph Capriati - Josip Milkovic - Julia Govor - K.O.D (Cabanne & Lowris) - Karotte - Len Faki - Leon - Loco Dice - Luigi Madonna - Maceo Plex - Magda - Mano Le Tough - Marco Carola - Margaret Dygas - Mariano Mateljan - Marina Karamarko - Matador live - Meat - Mimi - Monika Kruse - Nick Curly - Pan-Pot - Raresh - Rhadoo - Ricardo Villalobos - Richie Hawtin - Richy Ahmed - Rødhåd - Sam Paganini - Seth Troxler - SHDW & Obscure Shape - Steffen Deux – Solomun - Sonja Moonear - Sven Väth - Tale Of Us - The Martinez Brothers - tINI - Valentino Kanzyani - Vril (live)
Sun, 20th August
hosted by Keep On Dancing
Line up: TBC
Mon, 21st August
hosted by XLR8R
Line up: Rødhåd, Meat
Tue, 22nd August
hosted by tINI & the gang
Line up: tINI, Ian F.
Wed, 23rd August
hosted by Jesus Loved You
Line up: Valentino Kanzyani, TBC
Thu, 24th August
hosted by Trax
Line up: K.O.D (Cabanne & Lowris)