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Privilege season round-up 2018
12th June 2018 0 comments

In what will be the clubs 25th season let’s take a look at what this summer has in store for the clubbing Mecca that is Privilege. The largest club in the world will host some great events over the coming months opening every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

Starting things off on a Monday is a new event called SHINE Ibiza it will run from July 9th – September 17th. It will bring back that trance vibe to the Vista Club with Paul Van Dyk and Aly and Fila headlining most weeks. Over 20 plus DJs will join them over the coming months this includes Cosmic Gate, Ben Nicky, Bryan Kearney plus many more.

Paul Van Dyk says “what SHINE offers, is a world of opportunities – a hub to an international community and a place where we belong no matter where we’re from. The trance family is a global collective of positive, caring and fun-loving people. Myself, my fellow DJs, the event organisers and club staff will go the extra mile to provide the best possible experience for them. I look forward, with the greatest anticipation to seeing you at SHINE!”. Aly and Fila also added “We are very much looking forward to being part of SHINE Ibiza this summer. It is great to see this dedicated Trance event on the White Isle. See you several times over the summer!”. SHINE has chosen the perfect backdrop it will be magical as the sun is rising over San Rafael that can be seen from the Vistas floor to ceiling windows. This is one party not to be missed!

The highly anticipated RESISTANCE returns for its 9 week residency that will take place every Tuesday from July 17th until Tuesday 11th September and oh boy have they pulled the stops out on this years line-up. After gaining popularity in 2017 Resistance has attracted worldwide superstar DJs to perform at the club. The opening party will see Seth Troxler, Loco Dice, Sasha|John Digweed, headlining the main room and in the Terrace Dense & Pika, Charlotte De Witte and Joris Voorn.

Week 2 you can expect the one and only Ritchie Hawtins Playdifferently presents Analogue/Digital. Lots of b2bs Dubfire B2B Nicole Moudaber B2B Paco Osuna. Matador LIVE and Fabio Florido all in the main room. Over in the Terrace Nastia, Anna B2B Francesca Lombardo, Hito and Lauren Lo Sung. Looking to week 3 we have the almighty Carl Cox and its his birthday! Carl will host three nights at Resistance this year. On the third week he will bring Jamie Jones, Nic Fanciulli Eric Powell, Eats Everything, Sasha | Johndigweed. We will see Cox go b2b with Nic Fanciulli.

Adam Beyer presents Drumcode which will host resistance the first Tuesday in August. You can expect Joseph Capriati, Pan-Pot, Ilario Alicante and Ida Engberg plus many more. Adam Beyer will also be back week 4 as well as Eats Everything and Ida Engberg. Week 6 Carl Cox is back and then week 7 Adam Beyer, Dubfire and Stephen Bodzin live in the Terrace. Week 8 is shaping up to be a good one with Paco Osuna and Matador (live) in the main room and Patrick Topping leading the way in the Terrace.

If that’s not enough then week 9 which will be the closing sees some very special b2bs. Carl Cox and Maceo Plex will be b2b for the first time EVER in the main room. Sasha | John Digweed and Patrice Bäumel will also grace the main room decks and over in the Terrace Dense & Pika, Skream, Josh Wink B2B Butch and Popof will simultaneously take over the decks to conclude the immense season. For full line up and tickets visit

The legend returns to the island. SuperMartXe is back is under the claim “EVOLUTION, REVOLUTION”. This will be the party’s tenth season! New sounds, new era but the same magic vibes it kicks off Thursday June 7th and will run until the end of September. New sounds, great techno, house and tech house international artists (soon to be announced) and as always the greatest artistic and technological display on stage, of which it has been their home on the island, Privilege Ibiza, the biggest club in the world according to the World Guinness Record. The weekly line up is still to be announced but make sure to keep checking back for more info.

IAMARICHBITCH returns every Friday from June 1st until 28th September. It’s the biggest hip-hop, reggaeton party on the island for the third year running. Ale Zuber, the pioneer of urban in Ibiza and his crew (djs, dancers, artists and guest stars) will wait for you every Friday night at the biggest club in the world. Closing the season in 2016 with the rapper Busta Rhymes and last year with the singer BAD BUNNY, ALE is ready to hit the stage with his new show and a big international guest soon to be announced. Don’t forget that Fridays at Privilege Ibiza are all about IAMARICHBITCH!Keep yours eyes peeled for that all important guest and weekly line-up!

Ibiza’s freshest party on the scene SolidGrooves returns every Sunday from June 10th until 23rd September. You can expect artists like James Zabiela, Nick Curly, Dense & Pika, wAFF, Dennis Cruz, Guti, Prok & Fitch, Audiojack, Josh Butler, Huxley, Catz N Dogz, Cuartero plus many more all taking over the Vista room. SolidGrooves has been described as one of the most authentic party’s in Ibiza and this year is no exception with the biggest line-up yet.

It all kicks off on June 10th with an opening party featuring a secret guest plus Nathan Barato, PAWSA, Michael Bibi, Eddy M B2B Reelow and Franz Costa. The week after brings Spanish tech tastemaker Dennis Cruz to the party next to ANOTR and Maze & Masters as well as residents, while June 24th is a special event with Kaluki and Cocoon associate wAFF, plus PAWSA, Pirate Copy b2b Pete Zorba, Calvin Clarke and Wan Issara. July keeps delivering with a special back to back between two giants of the scene in Huxley and Josh Butler on the 1st, then on the 8th Kaluki come back for round two with Richy Ahmed playing with regulars Dennis Cruz, Pirate Copy, Pete Zorba and founder Michael Bibi. The rest of the month finds Cuartero, playful Polish duo Cats & Dogz and Moon Harbour’s Leftwing & Kody all bring the SolidGrooves before Kaluki are back with Detleft, Nathan Barato b2b Carl Lio, Dennis Cruz b2b PAWSA and more.

August kicks off with the final Kaluki collaboration featuring much loved party starter Skream, then Portal x SolidGrooves is on the 12th with Snatch! label boss and tech house innovator Riva Starr and main room favourites Dense & Pika, then dub tech minimalist East End Dubs, Fuse’s Seb Zito and Hector Couto play the 19th before recent Balance mix star and technical DJ wizard James Zabiela headlines on the 26th.

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If August is already too much for you then expect to be blown away by September. Josh Butler is back on the same bill as Audiojack on the 2nd, then Crosstown Rebel Guti brings his mesmeric live show on the 9th with 8Bit label head Nick Curly, and Portal link up with SolidGrooves on the 16th for Secondcity, Pork & Fitch and more. The final closing party is set to be a massive one with two special secret guests playing back to back and breakthrough producer Latmun, PAWSA, Michael Bibi and Eddy M b2b Reelow all getting in on the action.

Privilege arse set for another strong steady season ahead with this might being their best yet. To purchase any tickets for any of the above events then please see See you on the dance floor!