Where to party in 2019: The hottest festivals, venues & beach clubs
FLY Open Air Date: 18th – 19th May 2019 Location: Hopetoun House, Scotland
Scotland’s leading house and techno festival FLY Open Air is set to return to the regal setting of Hopetoun House stately home on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May for its biggest party to date. Having expanded from one to two days in 2018, the May festival will see Diynamic label boss Solomun headline for his first Scottish appearance for over 10 years. Pioneering acts Nina Kraviz, Peggy Gou, Sven Väth and many more are also on the bill, with FLY Open Air’s distinctive combination of breathtaking location and unrivalled line-up making it a must-visit event for 2019.
Malta’s leading music festival AMP Lost & Found will celebrate its fifth anniversary on 2nd-5th May across the bank holiday weekend. Curated by DJ and Radio 1 tastemaker Annie Mac, the festival kick starts the summer season with four days and four nights of unique parties on the stunning Mediterranean island, with artist’s such as RAYE, The Black Madonna, Peggy Gou, Chase & Status and Honey Dijon set to join the bill.
ANNIE MAC | THE BLACK MADONNA | CHASE & STATUS (DJ) | PATRICK TOPPING | PEGGY GOU | OCTAVIAN | HONEY DIJON | RAYE | DENIS SULTA | LADY LESHURR | HORSE MEAT DISCO
TICKET PRICE (SUBJECT TO BOOKING FEES):General Admission from £109 / VIP from £149
Hospitality On The BeachDate: 11th – 15th July 2019
Location: The Garden Tisno, Croatia
After a groundbreaking debut, 2019 will be the sophomore year for Hospitality On The Beach at the picturesque location of The Garden, Tisno in Croatia on 11th – 15th July. The Drum & Bass powerhouse sees Hospitality brings five days on the sun-soaked Adriatic beaches, with a host of major players across the genre in attendance.
Line-up highlights: ANDY C | NOISIA | DJ MARKY | HIGH CONTRAST | S.P.Y | FRICTION | DBRIDGE | STORM | FLAVA D | DANNY BYRD | FRICTION | ALIX PEREZ | KINGS OF THE ROLLERS
SuncéBeat Festival Date: 24th – 31st July 2019 Location: The Garden Tisno, Croatia
One of the most diverse and friendliest festivals in the European calendar, SuncéBeat Festival will host its special 10th anniversary edition on 24th-31st July at the beautiful setting of The Garden, Tisno in Croatia. An all encompassing week long gathering of house, disco, techno, soul, R&B and funk, confirmed artists include Kerri Chandler, David Morales, Kenny Dope, and Joey Negro, with SuncéBeat curated by the same team behind the much loved Southport Weekender event series – creating an unrivalled sense of family amongst its partygoers as well as its DJ offering.
Line-up highlights: KERRI CHANDLER | DAVID MORALES | KENNY DOPE | TONY HUMPHREYS | THE BLACK MADONNA | GILLES PETERSON | SOUL CLAP | JOEY NEGRO | MR G | ANTAL | SANDY RIVERA | JAYDA G | OSUNLADE | DJ SPEN | HENRIK SCHWARZ | KARIZMA
Balaton SoundDate: 3rd – 7th July 2019 Location: Zamárdi, Lake Balaton, Hungary
The 5-day non-stop beach themed music festival situated on the stunning Lake Balaton and sister of Sziget festival in Hungary, is set to be the beach party destination for dance music lovers with a stellar billing confirmed including the likes of Marshmello, Armin Van Buuren and DJ Snake.
Line-up highlights: MARSHMELLO | ARMIN VAN BUUREN | DJ SNAKE | PAUL KALKBRENNER | FUTURE | HERNAN CATTANEO | NERVO | TIMMY TRUMPET | DON DIABLO WILL SPARKS | SUNNERY JAMES & RYAN MARCIANO | KILLY
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE Dates: Parties throughout the week, September – May 2019 Location: Golden Tulip Al Jazira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The international award winning beach club offers a stylish day-to-night party experience and famed Saturday brunches, overlooking the exclusive Ghantoot Beach. Expect five star service, fine food & drinks, luxurious day beds and world class DJs, with the likes of Peggy Gou, Steve Bug, and La Fleur already confirmed to grace the decks.
Set to open in Winter 2019, O Beach Dubai is an expansion of the Ibiza hotspot (formerly known as Ocean Beach Ibiza) has become renowned for hosting lavish day parties since 2012. Expect the same stellar service and feel-good parties at their newest venture in Dubai, plus jaw-dropping production which includes aerial performances and regular shows throughout the day. Watch this space, more info coming soon…
O Beach Ibiza (formerly Ocean Beach Ibiza) Dates: May – October 2019 Location: San Antonio, Ibiza
Set around the beautiful S’Arenal waterfront on the West side of the island, O Beach Ibiza (formerly Ocean Beach Ibiza) hosts lavish day parties with a strong focus on service, production, and celebration. With brands such as Hed Kandi and Kisstory hosting events, the venue is an extravagant daytime destination and has welcomed artists such as DJ Spoony, Sandy Rivera, Horse Meat Disco, Mousse T and the Ibiza House Orchestra, plus a storm of celebrities from Stormzy, Maya Jama, Lottie Moss and Tinie Tempah.