Zondag 19 Augustus 2018, 16:00
23 Augustus 2018, 6:00
Zrce Beach Pag Zrce Beach, 23250 Pag (Croatia)
Sonus Festival 2018 - Your unforgettable summer rave adventure starts here.
19-23 August 2018, Pag Island Croatia.
Following a mammoth fifth birthday last year, Sonus is back for its sixth outing in 2018. 5 days and nights of unrivalled partying between 19th – 23rd August set in the hedonistic paradise of Zrce Beach, Sonus boasts its most thrilling lineup to date. Underground music lovers from around the globe will descend once again on the idyllic Zrce Beach, Croatia for a one of a kind adventure combining impeccable beaches, world-class calibre of artists and unbeatable programming under the sun.
Adding to the spectacular line up, with the likes of Archie Hamilton, Boris Brejcha, Craig Richards and Rossko, Sonus Festival is pleased to announce a second wave of artists, including many Sonus debuts. The line-up brings together a 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. Standard tickets are available to buy from www.sonus-festival.com, from €179 - act fast as Early Bird and Tier 1 have already sold out!
With an incredible bill of international heavyweights, Sonus Festival have pulled out all the stops for their most impressive lineup to date - and the newest additions are massive. An array of Sonus debuts will grace the booths of Aquarius, Kalypso and Papaya this year, led by two exclusive live performances by Stephan Bodzin and Johannes Brecht. Fabric legend Craig Richards and FuseLondon-resident Rossko will bring their distinctive blend of Techno and House, in addition to a highly anticipated first appearance by Italian DJ icon Ralf. Digby, Italian DJ Skizzo and Romanian all-star Cezar add more groove to the eclectic lineup, whilst Dr. Rubinstein and Boris Brejcha bring their uncompromised techno sound to the Adriatic coast.
Welcomed back to Sonus Festival’s stages with open arms The Martinez Brothers as well as Swiss Nordstern-Resident Andrea Oliva. FuseLondon legend Archie Hamilton brings his expert selections to the dance, as favourite leading lady Cassy. The Croatian scene will be represented by none other than Mariano Mateljan, who is joined by an array of local heroes of the likes of Andrea Ljekaj, Marina Karamarko, Groovyman, Kristijan Molnar and Yesh.
All this on top of the already announced acts including Adam Beyer, Jamie Jones, Joseph Capriati, Maceo Plex, Marco Carola, Pan-Pot, Richie Hawtin, Ricardo Villalobos, Solomun, Sven Väth to techno ladies Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte, Nastia - this year’s lineup is set to become one of the festival’s biggest to date. Still to be announced are stage breakdowns, the infamously wild after hour parties, and legendary boat parties.
Year on Year, Sonus Festival partners up with the hottest clubbing institutes the world round, for infamous showcases. After joining forces with Junction 2 and Movement in 2017, both brands are back for Sonus 2018. Following memorable takeover parties last year, 100% JC, FuseLondon, Keep on Dancing, Secret Society and Romanian summer festival Sunwaves will be back to add their very own vibe to Sonus festival. Newcomers to the network are French electronic festival virtuosos, The Peacock Society, Belgium’s finest, Fuse, and the Swiss Techno-Mecca Nordstern. Media partners Resident Advisor and XLR8R will again be the hosts for two parties – expect massive sets by the finest artist.
Cosmopop party promoters have established Sonus Festival as the go-to party for any house and techno aficionado, combining a jaw-dropping all star bill, unrivalled production, and infamous after parties, set along the glittering Adriatic coast. As the team behind Time Warp, “one of the most preeminent techno festivals”, there’s a strong close-knit feel. Together with the We Love Sound crew, the gang are known for bringing along the Cosmopop familia from their two decade journey for their perfect summer rave adventure. Rest assured you’re in safe hands with this one! From Hawtin closing (and crowdsurfing) in 2015 to Seth Troxler and Martinez Brother’s epic B2B in 2017, expect more special Sonus memories to be made at this years’ momentous event.
World renowned as the best place in the universe to experience a sun-soaked festival, Croatia is the perfect spot to combine a holiday and festival, from just €294. The sunkissed Zrce Beach is a dreamy combination of golden beaches, on-site clubs and beautiful waves fit for Sonus Festival’s prolific boat parties. Pag Island is easily accessible from Zadar / Split / Zagreb, with flights from London and other European destinations at under €200 at present. With an abundance of travel and accommodation options, whatever your budget, Sonus Festival has you covered. Head to www.sonus-festival.com for information, with official packages for hotels and tickets available via official travel partners Collegium, Festicket & Papaya Travel.
Early birds and tier 1 tickets have already SOLD OUT, but second release tickets are now on sale at €179, via www.sonus-festival.com. With further artists, boat parties and more to be announced it’s set to be a vintage year. Do not sleep on your chance to dance with Sonus Festival as the hedonistic Zrce Beach reaches new levels of techno majesty.
Adam Beyer – Adriatique – Agoria – Âme DJ – Amelie Lens – Andrea Oliva – Archie Hamilton - Binh – Boris Brejcha - Butch - Cassy - Cezar - Charlotte de Witte - Chris Liebing - Craig Richards - D’Julz - Dana Ruh – Digby - Dixon - Dorian Paic - Dr. Rubinstein - Eats Everything - Enzo Siragusa – Ian F. – Jackmaster - Jamie Jones - Jennifer Cardini - Johannes Brecht live -
Joseph Capriati – Kölsch – Konstantin - Len Faki - Loco Dice - Luigi Madonna - Maceo Plex - Marco Carola – Mariano Mateljan - Meat – Nastia - Nicolas Lutz - Pan-Pot - Peggy Gou -
Praslesh (Raresh & Praslea) - Ralf - Recondite live – Rhadoo - Ricardo Villalobos - Richie Hawtin - Rødhåd - Rossko - Ryan Elliott – Seth Troxler – Skizzo - Solomun - Sonja Moonear -
Stephan Bodzin live - Sven Väth - Tale Of Us – The Martinez Brothers - Valentino Kanzyani
PLUS MORE TBA
NEW NAMES ON LINE UP
Andrea Oliva - Archie Hamilton - Boris Brejcha - Cassy - Cezar - Craig Richards - Digby - Dr. Rubinstein - Johannes Brecht live - Mariano Mateljan - Ralf - Rossko - Skizzo - Stephan Bodzin live - The Martinez Brothers
Andrea Ljekaj - Groovyman - Kristijan Molnar - Marina Karamarko - Yesh