We’re a matter of days away from the grand opening of the second ever RESISTANCE Ibiza season, which takes place at the world's biggest club, Privilege Ibiza, every Tuesday from July 17th through September 11th.
The party made a big splash last year with some exclusive headliners, epic back-to-backs, and much talked about production that included a giant steel spider that moved about the space above the dance floor.
They promise more of the same this year, so here we round up five of the best events you should check out for the coming summer, before you get your tickets here.
The Opening Party, July 17th
After months of build up and excitement, an opening party is always a huge release of craziness and energy. RESISTANCE will be no different, and this one will also be your first glimpse at the sort of wild production the crew has been working on over winter. Headlining is Seth Troxler, Loco Dice, Sasha B2B John Digweed and Paul Woolford, while Vista Club offers plenty of techno from Charlotte De Witte, Joris Voorn, Dense & Pika and Andres Campo.
PLAYdifferently Presents Analogue-Digital, July 24th
Richie Hawtin has always been a pioneer when it comes to technology as well as techno. For this special party he brings his PLAYdifferently brand to Privilege, so expect his analogue infused sounds as well as acts known for their in-depth hybrid setups: there will be a rare B2B2B including Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber and Paco Osuna, plus Matador and Fabio Florido, and on the Terrace, Nastia, ANNA B2B Francesca Lombardo, Hito and Lauren Lo Sung.
Carl Cox’s Birthday, July 31st
Carl Cox is the absolute king of Ibiza. Whenever he plays, clubs sell out and crowds go wild. His birthday, then, is always an extra special one that has become a sort of national holiday for Ibiza party types. The big man will play a celebratory set that features guests Jamie Jones, Nic Fanciulli and Eric Powell in the main room.
Adam Beyer Presents Drumcode, August 7th
Drumcode is a techno behemoth and has been for years now. The label offers driving, tight drum programming and big room synths that take you on a real trip, and so Privilege is the perfect big room space to experience it at its best. This will be a serious session with Adam Beyer B2B Joseph Capriati, Pan-Pot, Ilario Alicante and Enrico Sangiuliano in the Main Room, plus ANNA, Ida Engberg, Layton Giordani and Wehhba on the Terrace.
The Closing Party, September 11th
After a spectacular looking season, the closing is sure to be an emotional affair. You can also expect the team to pull out all the stops to ensure the season finishes with a bigger bang than ever. Sets will come from Carl Cox B2B Maceo Plex, Sasha B2B John Digweed, and Patrice Baümel, while on the Terrace, Dense & Pika, Skream Josh Wink B2B Butch and Popof will hold things down.