Sonus Festival 2017
Across five days and five nights between 20th-24th August, international players from the worlds of house and techno will descend on Pag Island, Croatia to mark the milestone five years of Sonus Festival. Adding to the colossal lineup, with the likes of Richie Hawtin, Ricardo Villalobos and Tale Of Us, Sonus is pleased to announce a second wave of heavyweights, including Maceo Plex, Solomun, Sven Va?th, tINI, Rhadoo, Len Faki, Mano Le Tough, Adriatique and more.
2017’s line-up brings together an monumental list of acts from each corner of the globe, alongside legends of the local Croatian circuit, making it the go-to house and techno party this summer. To be part of the Sonus celebration, grab tickets now from just €179, and act fast as Early Bird and Tier 1 have already sold out!
Set by the shores of the idyllic Adriatic sea, this years edition sees Sonus’ extended artists family rally together for it’s strongest year to date, and the newest additions are massive. Zurich duo Adriatique bring a distinctive blend of European and US house, in addition to euphoric grooves from Andrea Ljekaj, and a highly- anticipated first appearance at Sonus from Maeve records founder Mano Le Tough, master of eclecticism and versatility. Established party-starter Andrologic adds to the birthday proceedings, plus [a:rpia:r] regulars, the elusive Dan Andrei and Rhadoo, delivering trademark trippy Romanian sound alongside Serbian stalwart Dejan Milicevic, who brings two decades of expertise to Pag Island.
It doesn’t end there, there’s no holding back on this bill! Also find Club der Visiona?re resident Janina on board to impress and Julia Govor and K.O.D (Cabanne & Lowris’s collabora- tive project) are set for their Sonus debut. Welcomed back to Sonus Festival’s stages with open arms are Berghain resident and Ostgut Ton maestro Len Faki, Italian mainstay Luigi Madonna and techno craftsman Maceo Plex. Flying the flag for the Croatia underground, local talent comes from Sonus family members Felver, Homeboy, Mariano Mateljan and Marina Karamarko, each presenting a local flavour of electronic music.
Across the sites three venues, Kalypso, Aquarius and Papaya you’ll be able to catch Perlon affiliate Margaret Dygas, Diynamic head honcho Solomun plus an adventurous live show from Minus family member Matador. Of course, godfather of the scene Sven Va?th brings his expert selections to the dance, as our favourite lead- ing lady tINI and her gang. Basically, it’s the underground elite gathered in one place for five straight days.
All this on top of the already announced acts including Adam Beyer, Pan-Pot, Joseph Capriati, Rødha?d, The Martinez Brothers, Seth Troxler and more – it’s all set up to make the five year celebration a party of the highest order. Still to be announced are stage breakdowns, the infamously wild after hour parties, and boat raves galore. Early birds and tier one tickets have long SOLD OUT, don’t sleep on grabbing yourself a final release ticket at just 179€, for a five-day-five-night unforgettable experience for any discerning house and techno fan.
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.
For the festival’s UK fans, Sonus Festival is teaming up with London’s newest techno festival: Junction 2 on Saturday 10th June. Sonus will be hosting a stage at the day long extravaganza, put together by the teams over at Drumcode and The Hydra – their stage will be bursting with fresh talent, friends and family alike, this one is not to be missed.