The BPM Festival: Portugal Unveils a Big Phase 2 LineupArticle by: Laura Mason|@masonlazarus
Thu May 24, 2018 | 15:25 PM
As if The BPM Festival's Phase 1 lineup wasn't already impressive enough, the Portugal fest's Phase 2 just dropped and it's impressive in its breadth and scope. Adding more than 60 new names in the realms of house and techno, the four-night, eight-venue event in Portimão and Lagoa, Portugal, now boasts 146 artists set to wow crowds in 2018. And to think there are still more to come...
Joining the previously announced artists are Alan Fitzpatrick, Chris Liebing, Davide Squillace, Jamie Jones, Lil’ Louis, Luciano, Matthias Tanzmann, Nic Fanciulli, Peggy Gou, Richie Hawtin, Victor Calderone, among dozens of others. See the rest of the newly added names below.
The BPM Festival is also renowned for its showcases, and the fest just teased the first 12 lined up for 2018. Welcoming back festival staples, BPM will once again host Lee Burridge’s beautiful All Day I Dream, Art Department’s esteemed label celebrating 10 Years of No.19 Music, Jamie Jones’ global party brand Paradise, and Chus & Ceballos’ Iberian powerhouse Stereo Productions. Making their BPM showcase debut, The Martinez Brothers will present their innovative label Cuttin’ Headz while Nicole Moudaber will bring her techno-driven festival event takeover MoodZONE, plus the BPM Portugal debut of world-famous Ibiza party brand Circoloco and Paco Osuna’s deeply rooted Spanish techno imprint Mindshake Records. Also back for the 2018 Portugal edition are Stefano Noferini’s acclaimed Italian label Deeperfect, U.K. tech-house institution Kaluki Musik, Hector’s rising label and party brand Vatos Locos, and venerable Detroit label Visionquest.
DJs, producers, revelers and industry professionals from the around the world will gather at The BPM Festival: Portugal for the world's must-attend end of summer celebration, spanning September 20-23, 2018. Grab tickets here.