The BPM Festival is excited to announce the Phase 2 artist lineup and Day & Night events schedule for its sixth annual edition in Playa del Carmen, Mexico from January 4 to 13, 2013. With over 250 artists confirmed to perform, this year’s BPM is heating up to be the ultimate dance music lover’s winter holiday destination.
The Phase 2 artist lineup includes a number of veteran BPM artists returning for another knockout round including: Danny Tenaglia, Heidi, Luca Bacchetti, Mr. C, Pillowtalk, Sander Kleinenberg, Sharam, Simon Baker, Tone of Arc, and more. There are also many titillating new additions making their BPM debut that are sure to amp up the party including: Cajmere, DJ Harvey, Josh Wink, Livio & Roby, Masters At Work, Robert Dietz, Sander van Doorn, Slam, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Radhoo, and many more!
Not to be missed parties include the legendary Masters At Work team of “Little” Louie Vega and Kenny “Dope” Gonzalez, two house maestros guest starring at the Rebel Rave. One of BPM’s daytime beach staples is Lee Burridge‘s All Day I Dream. A much-anticipated party with a dreamy soundtrack tailor-made for blue skies, sunny smiles, and dancing with sand between your toes. Perennial faves Art Department return stronger than ever for their No. 19 Music showcase as one of the pillars of BPM. Jamie Jones’ Hot Creations presents Paradise is destined to become a nu-disco favorite. Debut parties with techno legends Carl Cox and Sven Väth brings along his Cocoon Heroes. Richie Hawtin returns with the Minus crew and unleashes the power of today’s technology. Dubfire returns once again with his surefire hit SCI+TEC party, along with Carlo Lio. Cadenza head honcho Luciano brings along his merry band. Guy Gerber brings back his live show for a genuinely unique performance. Marco Carola will bring Music On all night long for a special extended set. Innervisions‘ veterans Dixon & Henrik Schwartz bring their intimable blend of deep house. Disco don DJ Harvey is sure to mesmerize the uninitiated with his penchant for disco classics, obscure beauties and impeccable mixing style. After all that, be sure to maintain your party pacing and save your energy for the The BPM Closing Party with Danny Tenaglia and special guests for a grand finale finish.
Additional Day & Night showcases have been added: Akbal Music, Cielo 10 Year Anniversary, Cityfox Records, Dialtone Records, Haunt Records, Intimate & Underground, Mexa Records, Modern Love Affair, Mutek Mexico, Outcross Records, Stereo Productions, Superfreq, This is the End, Varsity All Stars, Voodoo Records and Younan Music. Along with an international melange of host partnerships with BRINGTHEBEATS, Dog & Pony Show, FACT, Footloose, Footwork, Gem Events, Glow DC, Ibiza Sonica Radio, Jazz J Spinder, Listed, Maison, Movement, Picnik Electronik, Playhouse, Provoke, Sankeys Ibiza, Sound, Stereo Montreal, Uniq Lifestyle and Vessel.
The BPM Festival will be hosting multiple day parties at Kool Beach Club, Mamita’s Beach Club and Canibal Royal Beach Club all located along the Caribbean sea with its turquoise waters and miles of vanilla sand. At night, the quiet town of Playa Del Carmen turns it up at Blue Parrot Night Club, Coco Maya Night Club, La Santanera, Alux Cave, Blue Venado, and Marlins After Hours with dancing past sunrise.
Please see BPM Day & Night events schedule for details HERE. More parties to be announced!
“One New Year’s resolution you should make, however, is to attend BPM Festival, returning on 4th January to the gloriously tropical climes of Mexico’s stunning coastline region, Playa Del Carmen, for its sixth edition… Originally conceived as the industry’s chance to escape the grind of constant travelling and endless late nights, by offering a series of beachside parties in paradise with plenty of downtime, its evolved into a fully-fledged festival bearing possibly the longest line-up of underground dance talent we’ve ever laid eyes on each year. It’s only getting bigger, too.” — DJ Mag
Be sure to book travel through the official travel partners for BPM 2013: Expedia.com (USA/Canada), Technotravel (Europe) and PDC Travel (Mexico/South America). Please check sites for vacation packages and flight information. For a list of official BPM hotel partners & condos, please go to the Travel section at www.thebpmfestival.com.
3-Day VIP | 7-Day VIP | 10-Day VIP wristbands are now available at bpm.wantickets.com. VIP wristbands includes expedited, guaranteed entrance and re-entry to all day & night parties. Individual event tickets will go on sale 12am on December 1st (Friday midnight).
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About The BPM Festival
The BPM Festival is an annual ten day and night electronic music festival, founded by Craig Pettigrew and Philip Pulitano, held in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. This global gathering of DJs, producers, revelers and industry professionals has become a must for any music lover with a discerning taste for quality electronic dance music. BPM parties are hosted both day and night at multiple venues in Playa Del Carmen, a picturesque beach town that runs along miles of soft white sand beaches and sparkling turquoise waters on the Mayan Riviera. The town offers a variety of luxurious and affordable boutique hotels and condos, and endless options for dining and tourism, including: ancient Mayan ruins, cenotes, aquatic sports and eco tourism. Now entering its sixth year, The BPM Festival (January 4-13, 2013) continues to be a dance music lover’s tropical paradise and the perfect winter getaway.