We haven’t felt anticipation for a festival like this in a hot minute, and with just over 1 month to go, The BPM Festival have revealed the full lineup for their European debut on 14th – 17th September. Set to bring their globally respected festival to Portugal’s stunning coastal towns Portimão and Lagoa, The BPM Festival’s upcoming chapter sees over 150 acts confirmed to perform across four-days plus a discerning selection of brand showcases also in tow.
Packed to the brim with some of underground’s most important tastemakers, party starters and exciting new talent, the full lineup for The BPM Festival: Portugal certainly lays the foundation for an impressive debut. Joining techno pioneers Richie Hawtin and Nicole Moudaber is the masterful Paul Kalkbrenner and Paco Osuna, while UK selectors Eats Everything and Jamie Jones are also confirmed. All-conquering French trio Apollonia, Mobilee co-founder Anja Schneider and Ovum Records boss Josh Winkfurther emphasise the festival’s high-quality music offering, as well as the additions of Guti, Cassy and Art Department. German production wizard Reboot is scheduled to make his official BPM festival debut, joining emerging DJ Peggy Gou plus many, many more.
As The BPM Festival’s first ever multi-day event in Europe, the expansion to Portugal extends the brand’s decade-long prominence as the go-to festival for fans of quality underground dance music. Presenting over 20 party brands and label showcases from around the world, The BPM Festival: Portugal will take place across six venues in the adjacent coastal municipalities of Portimão and Lagoa. For its daytime programming, Portimão’s newest beach club Blanco Beach will host daily beachfront parties, including Stereo Productions and Lee Burridge’s All Day I Dream on its glistening golden sand while Cloque’s inimitable open-air setting atop limestone cliffs will offer stunning sunset views to the sounds of Hector’s Vatos Locos collective, Nick Curly presents TRUST, Manchester’s Kaluki and more.
Steps apart on Portimão’s main pedestrian walkway of Avenida Tomás Cabreira, the nighttime programming introduces newly renovated rooftop venue Oceans Club, for events from the likes of Romania’s SUNRISE and Don’t Be Leftout with Visionquest, and party-ready Katedral nightclub, which will host parties from French label FORM Music and Stefano Noferini’s Deeperfect. For its inaugural edition’s largest events, previously announced daytime beach club NoSoloÁgua will see Brazil’s Warung hosted by Ibiza Voice, Jamie Jones’ globetrotting party brand Paradise and the Portuguese debut of Spanish partystarters elrow with more to be announced, while Lagoa’s Centro de Congressos do Arade will have festival-goers dancing deep into the night for BPM’s signature party YA’AH MUUL hosted by Deep House Amsterdam, Ibiza underground staple ANTS, and much more.
Check out the lineup in full below. Remaining tier 3 passes are available via The BPM Festival’s website.