Each year, party revellers and clubbing fanatics wait with bated breath for the announcements of key dates and line-ups for Ibiza’s biggest super club’s parties and events. As we stand on the cusp of summer, the wait is finally over and icelolly.com has all the information you need to plan your Ibiza getaway around the season’s biggest opening parties!
Opening Party – 17/05/14.
Headliners – Pete Gooding, DJ Eibhlin, Angel Linde and Steeve Valverde.
Internationally recognised as the most beautiful night club in the Mediterranean, the palatial Es Paradis in San Antonio is also one of the oldest… and the best! The clubs iconic pyramid roof keeps the lid on 3 dance floors, 10 bars, 5000 clubbers and 14,000 watts of sound! Kicking off the Ibiza summer season in style, Es Paradis’ opening party on 17/05/14 is the first of the big ones to get pencilled into your diary. With headline sets from dance and house heroes Pete Gooding, DJ Eibhlin, Angel Linde and Steeve Valverde, prepare yourself for a night to remember!
Opening Parties – 21/05/14 -22/05/14.
Headliners - Danny Tenaglia, Duke Dumont, Steve Lawler, Hot Since 82, Darius Syrossian, Amine Edge & DANCE.
With its roots firmly cemented in Manchester’s underground music scene, Sankeys Ibiza is the first international offshoot of the influential club night, dead set to continue its legacy in Ibiza. A newcomer to the ring of super club heavyweights, Sankeys opened in 2011, bringing a unique mix of grime, techno and deep bass to the Ibiza club scene, as well as a host of residencies from the underground DJ elite. With the opening festival extravaganza set to span 2 days, featuring the likes of Danny Tenaglia and Duke Dumont, this summer, Sankeys is a real contender to become an Ibiza club legend!
Opening Party - 24/05/14.
Headliners – Paul Kalkbrenner, Sasha, Nic Fanciulli, Deetron, Andrea Oliva, Uner, Tapesh, Los Suruba.
Part of the 4-star Ushuaia complex which emerged as a shining star in Ibiza’s Playa D’en Bossa resort in 2011, Ushuaia Club offers its dedicated patrons a club experience like no other. With its open air main stage bearing more resemblance to a boutique music festival than a night club, parties at Ushuaia take Ibiza back to its hippy roots, where you can dance under the sun and the stars. Making a name for itself for its incomparable stage production and championing some of the biggest names in music, this summer, enjoy weekly parties hosted by the likes of David Guetta, Hardwell and Avicii to name a few! Expect the unexpected at Ushuaia, but one thing is for certain, this is not an opening party to be missed!
Opening Party – 25/05/14.
Headliners - The Chemical Brothers (DJ SET), Basement Jaxx (DJ SET), DJ BL3ND, Nina Kraviz, Deep Dish, Sharam.
Long established as the ‘Mecca of electronic music’, the club revellers yearly pilgrimage to the White Isle would be incomplete without attending a party at Space. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer, the opening party on 25/05/14 will see thousands of clubbers enjoying the famous Space experience, cranked up for maximum impact! Over 35 artists will grace the decks of the “world’s most awarded” club’s 6 main rooms, offering their unique sounds for a solid 12-hour party. With DJ sets from superstars The Chemical Brothers and Basement Jaxx, make sure you bring your dancing shoes!
Opening Party – 30/05/14.
Headliners – Fedde Le Grand, Blasterjaxxx, Deorro.
Holder of the Guinness world record for being the world’s biggest night club, Privilege has reigned supreme in the Ibizan super club stakes for over two decades. Boasting stage production and sound on a scale you cannot begin to imagine, Privilege is something you have to experience to believe. The Main Room is comparable in size to an aircraft hangar and the DJ booth sits in the centre of a swimming pool… if this isn’t bizarre enough, imagine the sight of 10,000 clubbers losing themselves to an eclectic mix of house and trance music, housed under a 25ft high glass dome. With headliners Fedde Le Grand, Blasterjaxxx and Deorro set to take the stage by storm at the opening party on 30/05/14, prepare to be blown away by Privilege.
Opening Party – 31/05/14.
Headliners - Maya Jane Coles, Adam Beyer, Joris Voorn, Scuba & Kölsch.
High on a hill on the road to San Antonio from Ibiza Town, Amnesia has stood as a beacon to clubbers as the venue to indulge in the finest selection of world dance music since the 1970s. One of the longest established clubs on the island, Amnesia is home to the iconic ‘Cream’ franchise which has stamped its mark firmly in Ibizan music culture, blurring the lines between electro house, RnB, funk, trance and drum and bass. With techno royalty Maya Jane Coles at the helm of the 2014 opening party, Amnesia is set to have another season to remember!
By Leanne Tonks - Marketing Intern at icelolly.com