Last year Carl Cox ended a legendary 15-year residency at the famous white isle super club, Space, and now with summer just around the corner, Ibiza almost feels although it has turned a fresh page and with a full to the brim calendar, expect superstar DJ line ups and new residencies as Ibiza retains it’s legacy of hosting the hottest club scene in the world.
With Tale of Us, Hot Since 82, Stormzy and Richy Ahmed all bringing their own respective party brands to Ibiza for the first time, this years schedule is weighing up to be one of the biggest and best so far. With the season commencing and opening parties launching in May, we take a look at some of the newest most exciting residencies taking place in Ibiza.
Richy Ahmed Four ThirtyTwo @ Privilege
Announcing that he will be bringing his Four Thirty Two brand and record label to Ibiza, for a one off party at Privilege Vista Club, Hot Creations stalwart Richy Ahmed returns to the white isle to play an extended set. Crosstown Rebels affiliate Mathew Jonson will perform a live set, whilst Fuse resident Rossko and Vitalik records founder Ryan O’Gorman will provide warm up sets.
Tale of Us Afterlife @ Privilege
Tale of Us return to Ibiza for 2017, this time with their own Afterlife brand. Curating the Thursday nights at Privilege club, Tale of Us invite heavyweights Mano Le Tough, Stephan Bodzin, Mind Against, Barnt, Monloc as well as special guests Floating Points, who will all be making an appearance at the launch party on 15 th June. Archie Hamilton, tiNI, Eats Everything, Kerri Chandler, The Martinez Brothers and Joseph Capriati all performing across the dates.
Carl Cox @ Privilige
Returning to his self professed second home, Carl Cox has announced the line-ups for two special 'Pure Carl Cox' shows at Privilege Ibiza on Tuesday 11 and Tuesday 18 July 2017. After 15 strong years at Space, creating what has been tagged as the greatest ever DJ residency, Carl returns to the island in 2017 with a handpicked line- up that melds old school names with rising players, offering "no frills house and techno."
elrow @ Amnesia
Priding itself on the wild and the audacious, Elrow is best known for collaborating eccentric props and production with the best electronic music on the current circuit. Starting its Ibiza history with a residency at Vista Club in 2012, Elrow then moved on to Space for two seasons in ‘Privi’. Now with Space gone, Elrow has found a new home and will continue the party just across the road at Amnesia.
Abode Sundays @ Sankeys
Kent born party brand, Abode, has announced it’s returned to Ibiza with a 15-week strong residency at the notorious Sankeys. Regular residents Ellie Cocks, Devstar, GW Harrison, Will Taylor, Arkital and Jimmy Switch will all be making regular appearances for the brand that have soared internationally over the past 12 months.
Hot Since 82 Pacha Fridays
Hot Since 82 will be bringing his new brand Labyrinth to life this summer, as the Knee Deep In Sound head honcho touches down at Pacha for a 20-week long residency from 20th May. Guests including Adam Beyer, Pete Tong, Sasha, John Digweed, Eats Everything, Goldie, Maya Jane Coles and Green Velvet will all be performing under the Labyrinth guise in it’s inaugural year, as well as many others.