Hï Ibiza celebrated its final party of the summer last night, rounding off an incredible debut season for the new Ibiza superclub, which has played host to packed out crowds all summer long. Taking place on Sunday 8th October, the official closing party drew in party revellers from all around the world for one of the most hotly-tipped parties of 2017. The 16-hour long extravaganza featured an all-star line-up of world-class DJs, pulling out all the stops for the perfect end to an unforgettable summer.
In the Theatre (Room 1), Mr Doris kicked off proceedings, followed on by island favourites Housekeeping. As the clock struck midnight, In The Dark resident Kölsch took control, captivating the crowds with his signature sounds, before Swiss-Italian DJ-producer Andrea Oliva delivered yet another standout set for his legion of fans. With the party in full swing, Desolat founder Loco Dice wowed the crowd with his second appearance at the club, before Hot Creations chief Jamie Jones worked his magic in a much-anticipated Hï Ibiza debut and Guy Gerber whipped the crowd into a frenzy with his irresistible blend of house music. Finally, who better than In The Dark resident Nic Fanciulli to soundtrack the end of the summer, with a spectacular closing set that kept the crowd dancing through noon.
Over in the Club (Room 2), Hï Ibiza favourites Dublin and Bas Ibellini got the party started, followed by French DJ-producer Agoria. In The Dark resident and all-round Ibiza prodigy Steve Lawler took control of proceedings next, fuelling the throbbing dancefloor with another perfectly-executed set, before giving way to Manchester duo Solardo, who kept the energy high with an array of crowd-pleasing tracks, demonstrating exactly why they’re tipped as one of electronic music’s hottest acts. Finally, UK producerwAFF stepped up for a scintillating sunrise set.
Meanwhile over in the Wild Corner – a unisex restroom decked out with DJ booth – Melon Bomb andArthur Baker delivered house and disco vibes galore, showing exactly why the club’s unofficial Room 3 has been the most-talked-about party place on the White Isle. All this, topped off with the incredible levels of production that Ushuaïa Entertainment is renowned for, made for a truly memorable closing party.
10 tunes that soundtracked the Hï Ibiza Closing Party
Kölsch – In Bottles ft. Aurora
Låpsley – Operator (DJ Koze’s Extended Disco Rerub)
Loleatta Holloway – Love Sensation (Dimitri from Paris DJ Friendly Classic Re-Edit)
Roach Motel – Wild Luv
Toni Alvarez & Miguel do Reis – Pump Up The Swag (M .Fukuda Remix)
CeCe Peniston – Finally
DFNB – We Got Dirt
Angie Stone – Wish I Didn’t Miss You
C.O.Z – Distortion
The Age Of Love – The Age Of Love
About Hï Ibiza
Since opening its doors for the very first time on Sunday 28th May, Hï Ibiza has played host to many of the biggest parties on the island, welcoming thousands of party revellers from all around the world, all eager to experience the island’s latest nightlife institution. The club’s high profile residencies have included Martin Garrix presents Multiply, Eric Prydz, Armin van Buuren, In The Dark (with residents Joris Voorn, Kölsch, Luciano, Nic Fanciulli & Steve Lawler), Glitterbox, Black Coffee, Hï Sundays, Andrea Oliva & Friends, Thomas Jack, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, and Mambo Brothers.
In addition, Hï Ibiza has also hosted a series of one-off exclusive shows including BBC Radio 1 who broadcasted live from Hï Ibiza for the very first time in August, with a big name line-up including Annie Mac, Pete Tong, B Traits, Eric Prydz and Maya Jane Coles and MistaJam; the legendary Cadenza Records label party Vagabundos, led by Luciano; and the DJ Awards, which took place for the first time at Hï Ibiza this year on Tuesday 26th September.
With world-class residents, state-of-the-art design and sound and a commitment to putting the clubber at the centre of the experience, Hï Ibiza has proved itself to be a force to be reckoned with in its first ever season.
Watch out for news on 2018, coming soon at hiibiza.com