Last year saw over 3000 clubbers head over to Croatia to sample the finest house beats Defected have to offer and they are back for 2018 with an even bigger line up...
Having revealed their final phase of world-class artists for 2018 including Dennis Ferrer, Honey Dijon, DJ Boring, CamelPhat, Soul Clap, Riva Starr, Dan Shake, DJ Gregory, Black Motion and more, the full programme for the six day Defected Croatia festival on the Adriatic has now been announced.
Covering all four unique stages at The Garden site in Tisno plus two daily boat parties and four after-hours at the world famous Barbarella’s nightclub, the jam-packed agenda for Defected Croatia 2018 promises the finest in full-spectrum house music hedonism.
Defected joins forces with Relentless to present the festival’s opening party at the Main Stage on Thursday 9th August, kicking off the festival in monumental style with Basement Jaxx, Claptone, Danny Howard, Sam Divine B2B Simon Dunmore, Mat.Joe and Andy Daniell. Defected will continue to host the Main Stage throughout the week, headlined by CamelPhat, Amine Edge & DANCE, Masters At Work, Dennis Ferrer, Roger Sanchez and many more.
Across the water at the Beach Stage will be the domain of artists like Derrick Carter, Soul Clap and Folamour for Classic Music Company, Todd Terry, Dimitri From Paris and Horse Meat Disco for Glitterbox and Nightmares On Wax, DJ Gregory and many more for Defected offshoot Block Party Beats. The beautifully shaded Olive Grove will see a repeat of last year’s unforgettable Garage Sessions with Sam Divine & Hatcha on Saturday, while Black Motion take over with their outstanding live act alongside Sef Kombo and MoBlack on Sunday.
Not one but two boat parties will set off daily on The Garden Resort’s infamous Argonaught, with CamelPhat presents BLOW! In The Haus with Melé, DJ Haus and DJ Boring, 4 To The Floor, Relentless presents Defected, DVINE Sounds, Glitterbox, Soul Heaven presents Deepah Ones, Classic Music Company, Roger Sanchez’s Undr The Watr, Café Mambo Ibiza and Beatport bringing the beats to the idyllic Adriatic. Meanwhile every day the Pontoon will see the likes of Sy Sez, Peznt, Aston Martinez and Brown S providing the soundtrack on the beach.
After dark, Barbarella’s unique outdoor clubbing setting will be curated by dance music heavyweights DFTD, Classic Music Company and of course Defected, bringing Franky Rizardo, Low Steppa, Spen & Karizma, Human Movement, Honey Dijon plus plenty more bringing the festival day to a close under the stars.
A gathering for the extended Defected family from around the world, Defected Croatia 2017 saw 3,000 house heads from the UK, Australia, L.A., South Africa and all corners of Europe come together to experience six glorious days of house music heaven, the ultimate festival escape. Like all Defected events the festival is a family affair; house heads of all generations and their favourite DJs united on the shores of the Adriatic.
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