Defected’s international summer schedule of events has been released, featuring festival stages and parties in London, Belgium, Bristol, Ibiza and the Netherlands. All roads lead to Croatia for the fourth installment of the Defected Croatia festival, where 80+ world-class artists converge in Tisno for six days of boat parties, beach parties and main stage house hedonism.
The Road To Croatia tour will run from April to August, kicking off at London’s E1 for a debut at the warehouse venue, bringing house hero and technical wizard Karizma, Defected favourites Sam Divine, Riva Starr, David Penn and Robosonic, as well as emerging DJ and producer Austin Ato on Saturday 6thApril. The next two stops will be club events at Versuz in Hasselt, Belgium with British duo Gorgon City headlining for the first time for Defected, the night before Belgium’s Labour Day public holiday on Tuesday 30thApril. Gorgon City will be residents at Defected’s Ibiza season in Eden, San Antonio which opens on Friday 17thMay, with a monstrous line-up including MK, Sam Divine, Low Steppa and Simon Dunmore. Following that will be a run of Defected stages at Lakedance Festival in the Netherlands on Saturday 18thMay, We Are FSTVL in Upminster, UK on Sunday 26thMay, Extrema Outdoor in Belgium on Saturday 8thJune and a debut Defected appearance at the Netherlands’ 18HRS Festival, bringing Low Steppa, Monki, Riva Starr, Ferreck Dawn and more. Defected have one final festival stop on Saturday 3rdAugust at Eastern Electrics in Morden Park, London before heading to Croatia on Thursday 8th. That’s after Todd Edwards, Sam Divine, Mambo Brothers, Low Steppa, Ferreck Dawn and Dario D’Attis head to Bristol on Saturday 8thJune for a day and night party at Motion, keeping up a summer tradition for the extended Defected raves at the DJ Mag Top 11 club.
Defected events are world-renowned for being a ‘no frills, just house’ concept. Celebrating the label’s 20 years in the business, Defected continues to consistently deliver events with the sharpest production, best sound systems and line-ups showcasing the very best in global house music. Under the slogan HOUSE MUSIC ALL LIFE LONG, the Defected team work year-round to bring the Defected standard to fans around the world, seeking out the best festivals, clubs and venues that share the same vision. Defected Croatia is a highlight of the Defected calendar, the lead-up events inviting house music lovers around the world to join the annual pilgrimage.
For all tickets and info see https://defected.com/events.
AUSTIN ATO / DAVID PENN / KARIZMA / RIVA STARR / ROBOSONIC
SAM DIVINE / SIMON DUNMORE / ANDY DANIELL / OLI WELCH
GORGON CITY / RIVA STARR / LOW STEPPA / SIMON DUNMORE
DEFECTED IBIZA OPENING
MK / SAM DIVINE / LOW STEPPA / SIMON DUNMORE / LOÉCA
DEFECTED, LAKEDANCE FESTIVAL
MK / SAM DIVINE / LOW STEPPA / FERRECK DAWN
JESS BAYS / (LAKEDANCE RESIDENT TBA)
DEFECTED, WE ARE FSTVL
BASEMENT JAXX DJ SET / GORGON CITY / MASTERS AT WORK
JESS BAYS / SAM DIVINE / SIMON DUNMORE / SONNY FODERA
DEFECTED, EXTREMA OUTDOOR
CLAPTONE / RIVA STARR / SAM DIVINE / SIMON DUNMORE
FERRECK DAWN / JESS BAYS
DEFECTED, 18HRS FESTIVAL
A-Z FERRECK DAWN / JOSH BUTLER / LOW STEPPA / MONKI
RIVA STARR / VIN POSTÉGA
DEFECTED DAY & NIGHT PARTY
Z-A TODD EDWARDS / SAM DIVINE / MAMBO BROTHERS
LOW STEPPA / JESS BAYS / FERRECK DAWN / DARIO D’ATTIS
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DEFECTED, EASTERN ELECTRICS
MORDEN PARK, LONDON
FERRECK DAWN / JOSH BUTLER / KENNY DOPE / MELÉ
MONKI / RIVA STARR / SAM DIVINE / SIMON DUNMORE
DEFECTED CROATIA 2019
THE GARDEN RESORT, TISNO
80+ DJ’s AND LIVE ACTS
Full line-up & tickets: https://defected.com/croatia/