It’s August and with many of the summer’s festivals having been and gone we’re here to remind you that there’s more to come this Autumn! With the weather cooling down why not heat it up at Morocco’s Oasis festival, which offers an impeccable underground lineup amongst a stunning backdrop of the nearby Atlas Mountains. Treat yourself to a luxury hotel package so you can truly relax and unwind at this deluxe festival. When it comes to electronic music ADE have got the entire spectrum of genres covered and with the festival taking place in Amsterdam, airbnb is just a few clicks away making this the ultimate city-festival break. There’s still time to book an overseas trip to one of these international hot spots for the ultimate festival getaway!
OASIS | MOROCCO
Taking place at luxury hotel The Source, Oasis is soundtracked by the ultimate blend of house, techno, disco and electronica. The sizzling Moroccan sun ensures a laid-back festival vibe by day as guests cool off in the pool, unwind with daily yoga and massage, enjoy authentic local street food, and revel in the spectacular views of the nearby Atlas Mountains. As night falls, the dancefloor brings the heat, as the finest DJs and live acts perform under captivating star-lit skies. Acts for 2016 include Bicep, B.Traits, David August, Dixon, Derrick May, Dubfire, Eli & Fur, Helena Hauff, Hunee, Job Jobse, Tale Of Us, The Black Madonna and Virginia.
Oasis takes place from 16-18 September 2016. 3-day tickets from £120 available at theoasisfest.com
AMSTERDAM DANCE EVENT | THE NETHERLANDS
Amsterdam’s thriving club and nightlife scene is well documented and for 5 days a year the city becomes the centre of the electronic music world as over 375,000 visitors flock to the city for the Amsterdam Dance Event – the ultimate music event for fans of electronic music. Taking place from 19-23 October, the festival features more than 2,200 international artists performing in more than 100 of Amsterdam’s most celebrated venues including Melkweg, Closure, Gashouder, the NDSM Docklands and De School. This year the festival opens with a special concert from Innervisions founder Henrik Schwarz and the Metropole Orkest and features a lineup that includes Ben Klock (DE), Daniel Avery (GB), Fedde Le Grand (NL), Jeff Mills (US), Noisia (NL), Rebolledo (MX), Ricardo Villalobos (CL) and Skepta (GB).
ADE takes place from 19-23 October 2016. To book tickets visit www.amsterdam-dance-event.nl.
Dragana Kostica is the Belgrade-based editor in chief and founder of Still in Belgrade art, culture and club scene magazine. She holds a Master of Arts in Cultural Policy and Management in Arts (MA of Arts) and a Bachelor degree in Archaeology.