Final tier of global contenders revealed for third Sonus Festival, including Alexandra, Archie Hamilton, Bella Sarris, Guy Gerber, Homeboy (live) Margaret Dygas, Martin Buttrich (live), Marina Karamarko, Woo York (live) and more www.sonus-festival.com With a reputation as the hottest festival on the underground music calendar, techno adventure Sonus Festival is proud to unveil the final tier of international heavyweight live acts and selectors from this years champion lineup.
Latest additions for 2015’s epic include Alexandra, Archie Hamilton, Bella Sarris, Guy Gerber, Homeboy (live) Margaret Dygas, Martin Buttrich (live) Miss Soulfly, Woo York (live) plus many more hot-property underground forces ready to grace the revered arenas.
Renowned for monumental, ambitious programming that unites only the highest calibre of artists in one place, Sonus Festival is the ‘go-to’ party for club kids across the world. Set to sell-out for the third year running, this years soiree will see 10,000 revellers from across the planet join universal forces over five days and five nights between 16th-20th August in the idyllic, hedonistic home that is Zcre Beach. Long-established legends, acclaimed tastemakers, rising stars and fresh Croatian talents make up a nearly eighty strong lineup that is no doubt the strongest effort to date.
New additions include Alexandra with effortlessly cool minimalism, and London boy Archie Hamilton with his hypnotic blend of house and tech. Bringing the feel-good vibes are Germany’s Disco Channel, and Fabio Florido steps up as one of the hottest talents to recently emerge out of Italy, his debut EP ‘Be yOu’ released on Minus last summer. Progressive pioneer Guy Gerber also plays a part in proceedings.
Repping for the female contingent is Margaret Dygas, with dubbed-out techno flavours that will keep ravers mesmerised for hours. Also on hand is first lady of ENTER, the sensual Bella Sarris and Croatian scene mainstay Marina Karamarko. Mixing things up with their immersive live sets is fast-rising Kiev duo Woo York of Soma Records, synth-laden disco driven Homeboy, plus the legendary Desolot co-founder, Martin Buttrich.
On top of these new additions, Sonus Festival’s original lineup boasts only the most crucial names from the underground hierarchy, including &ME, Apollonia, Enzo Siragusa, Guti, Jackmaster, Jamie Jones, Joseph Capriati, Marco Corola, Monika Kruse, Nastia, Ricardo Villalobos, Rødhåd, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Sven Väth, Ten Walls, tINI, Valentino Kanzyani, Zip and many, many more. 79 acts deep, Zcre Beach’s outdoor stages, arenas and boat parties will be awash with deep electronic grooves, big techno bangers, kaleidoscopic drum kicks and funk-infused disco for an all-out party in the tropical heat.
Idyllic Pag Island destination Zrce Beach acts as the setting for this annual outing; with the perfect combination of golden beaches, on-site clubs and beautiful waves fully fit for Sonus Festival’s prolific boat parties. Easily accessible from Zadar, Split and Zagreb airports, this stunning beach spot is one of the easiest of the Croatian destinations to reach. Now three years strong, Sonus Festival is curated by Cosmopop as well as the Sonus crew, the team behind Time Warp events, and is now a serious contender for the biggest success in Croatia’s star-studded festival crown. Each year has delivered a five day and five night purist house and techno outing with only the finest world-class artists invited to play.
Time Warp presents Sonus Festival 2015 16th – 20th August 2015 Zrce Beach, Pag Island, Croatia Sonus Festival Lineup (In Alphabetical Order) &ME * Alexandra * Âme live * Apollonia * Archie Hamilton * Barac * Bella Sarris * Binh * Bunte Bummler live * Chris Liebing * Dan Andrei * Dixon * Disco Channel * Dorian Paic * Enzo Siragusa * Fabio Florido * Felipe Valenzuela * Felver * Fumiya Tanaka * Guy Gerber * Guti (live) * Hash Homeboy live * Hold Youth * Ian F * Jackmaster * Jamie Jones * Joseph Capriati * John Digweed * Karotte * Labud * Len Faki * Leon * Loco Dice * Luciano * Marco Carola * Marina Karamarko * Margaret Dygas * Mariano Mateljan * Martin Buttrich live * Matador (live) * Mathias Kaden (live) Meat * Mimi * Monika Kruse * Nastia * Onur Özer * Pan-Pot * Rampa * Raresh * Rhadoo * Richy Ahmed * Ricardo Villalobos * Richie Hawtin * Robert Dietz * Rødhåd * Seb Zito * Sedee * Sergej Snooze * Seth Troxler * Shaun Reeves * Shoxy * Sonja Moonear * Soul Capsule * Steffen Deux * Sven Väth * Tale Of Us * Ten Walls (live) * The Martinez Brothers * tINI *
Valentino Kanzyani * Woo York live * Zero * Zip * Tickets Early Birds from 129€ || SOLD OUT First release 149€ || SOLD OUT Second release 169€ || SOLD OUT VIP Ticket: 229€ Travel packages available from Collegium, Festicket and Destination Clubbing, starting from just 279€. More info on sonus-festival.com
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.