The combination of golden white sands and honey-coloured limestone cliffs make the coastal towns of Portimao and Lagoa an idyllic playground for BPM Portugal, which is a four-day event running from 14th-17th September.
A first-ever venture into Europe marks the event’s 10th anniversary, which has long been seen as the mecca for house and techno lovers since it’s inception over in Mexico.
Beach clubs that enjoy a spectacular view of the crystal-clear waters belonging to the Algarve region will provide a sumptuous setting for a host of day parties ensuring attendees will find eternal satisfaction for their musical desires.
A sensational cast of artists, including Hot Since 82, Paco Osuna, Carl Craig, Art Department and Yousef will provide an irresistible soundtrack to accompany the stunning setting.
During the day venues like the No Solo Agua beach club will welcome world-renowned parties like elrow, offering vibrant and hugely colourful entertainment.
In the evening places such as the Centro de Congressos do Arade offer an elegant arena for the likes of ANTS and Detroit Love to dazzle festival goers with their unique musical offerings.
Ones to watch: Guti
After a completely contrasting beginning to life as a professional musical performer, captivating audiences worldwide as a jazz virtuoso on the piano, Guti is now firmly established as one of the most majestic techno DJ/producers.
The Argentina-born musician’s journey between different genres during his career is instantly apparent from his sets, which provide a compelling discovery through the various nuances from the more direct minimal to the comprehensive sounds of tech house.
This man has always had a fantastic ability to pick the appropriate mix of sounds, which makes him an act you can’t afford to miss.
Ones to watch: Danny Tenaglia
An act who made his breakthrough because of incredible talents as a DJ, New York’s Danny Tenaglia has since spent the last three decades becoming a true master behind the decks whilst also making fantastically diverse records.
The way in which some of his early works sampled electronic titans like Kraftwerk as well as various soul, Latin and samba artists clearly shaped his intentions on the turntables, where he frequently delivers roof-raising performances.
Several generations have long been left mesmerized by the way Tenaglia captures the feeling wherever he might be performing, meaning he is one of the standout artists at BPM Portugal.
Photo courtesy of BPM Portugal
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