The BPM Festival: Costa Rica January 15-19, 2020 Tamarindo, Costa Rica
A new beginning in the beautiful beach resort town of Tamarindo, Costa Rica
After much anticipation, The BPM Festival is proud to reveal its new winter home in the perfect dance music destination this January 15-19, 2020. Starting a new chapter on the Gold Coast in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, The BPM Festival looks forward to creating new memories on one of the most beautiful and modern beach destinations in Central America. For its inaugural edition, the award-winning underground dance music festival known for delivering exceptional production and sound with the very best in house and techno talent for over a decade, will maintain its format and take place across multiple venues over five days and nights of musical programming in the picturesque resort town.
Since 2008, The BPM Festival has made its mark as a must-attend event and essential winter getaway on the global festival circuit. Originally conceived as a reprieve after the end of year NYE celebrations for the dance music industry, it returns to kickoff the new year in its new location with top DJ talent, industry professionals, and underground dance music fans from around the world.
Located on Costa Rica’s northwestern Pacific coastline, Tamarindo is celebrated as a surfer’s paradise and for its ecotourism. Surrounded by national parks with an abundance of lush jungles and white sand beaches complemented by warm blue water and breathtaking sunsets, the surfing town and beyond offers the perfect opportunity to explore the natural beauty of Costa Rica. Easily accessible via Liberia International Airport (LIR), attendees will be able to experience a world class music festival while also chasing waterfalls, learning to surf the perfect wave, hiking nature trails, snorkeling through magnificent coral reefs, and much more.
The BPM Festival: Phase 1 Lineup
Inaugural lineup to feature Carl Craig, Chus + Ceballos, Luciano, Nicole Moudaber, Paco Osuna + rare Deep Dish performance on opening day!
Already one of next year’s most highly-anticipated events, The BPM Festival has revealed its phase 1 artist lineup for the inaugural edition of The BPM Festival: Costa Rica from January 15-19, 2020. Among the first names announced for the festival’s return to its traditional post-New Year’s Eve gathering are Carl Craig, Chus + Ceballos, Hector, Luciano, Matthias Tanzmann, Nicole Moudaber, Paco Osuna, Stacey Pullen, and more. In addition to solo sets from both Dubfire and Sharam, the revered musicians will also reunite as Deep Dish as the GRAMMY-winning duo will play a rare set on the beach on opening-day at BPM for their only 2020 Costa Rican performance. A key date on the international festival circuit for artists, industry professionals, and underground dance music fans for over a decade, The BPM Festival: Costa Rica will be the perfect kick-off to the new year while dancing in and exploring the beautiful surf town of Tamarindo and the stunning natural surroundings of the Costa Rican Gold Coast.
Set to feature the world’s top underground DJ/producers with global label showcases and party brands over five days and nights, attendees will have the opportunity to dance at to-be-announced venues including clubs, beaches, and jungle locations in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. With many more names to come, the phase 1 artist lineup also includes BPM favorites Antonio Pica, Carlo Lio, Jean Pierre, Jesse Calosso, Joey Daniel, Kenny Glasgow, Kenny Larkin, Lee Curtiss, Matt Tolfrey, Neverdogs, Nick Curly, Rony Seikaly, Ryan Crosson, and Shaun Reeves.
Located in Costa Rica’s northwestern edge in the province of Guanacaste, Tamarindo is a coastal modern surf town along the Pacific Ocean approximately one hour from Liberia International Airport (LIR). With a dry tropical climate that sees blue skies nearly all year round with spectacular sunsets daily, Tamarindo offers the ideal setting for dancing on its picturesque beaches and exploring everything Guanacaste province has to offer.
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The BPM Festival: Costa Rica Phase 1 Artist Lineup (in alphabetical order):
Antonio Pica – Carl Craig – Carlo Lio – Chus + Ceballos – Deep Dish – Dubfire – Hector – Jean Pierre – Jesse Calosso – Joey Daniel – Kenny Glasgow – Kenny Larkin – Lee Curtiss – Luciano – Matt Tolfrey – Matthias Tanzmann – Neverdogs – Nick Curly – Nicole Moudaber – Paco Osuna – Rony Seikaly – Ryan Crosson – Sharam Shaun Reeves – Stacey Pullen + many more to be announced!
About The BPM Festival
The BPM Festival, which stands for “Bartenders, Promoters, Musicians” was created in 2008 and held in Playa del Carmen, Mexico until 2017 as a post-New Year’s gathering of industry professionals. During that time it had grown to a ten-day festival with a 70,000+ global gathering of DJs, producers, revelers and industry professionals. A must for any music lover with a discerning taste for quality underground dance music, BPM parties were hosted during the day and night at multiple venues throughout the beach resort town.
In 2013, The BPM Festival won ‘International Festival’ from the DJ Awards in Ibiza and in 2016 was nominated by International Dance Music Awards for ‘Best Music Event’ for a third year in a row. In addition, The BPM Festival won “Best Festival” in the EMPO Awards in 2015 with a nomination in 2016.
Since its inception in 2008, The BPM Festival has expanded its footprint on the global dance scene and hosted several one-off events in leading dance music hotspots including Bali, Barcelona, Beirut, Brazil, Dubai, Ibiza, Mykonos, New York City, Toronto, and the Zurich Streetparade, where it had its own dedicated BPM float in 2017 and 2018.
After ten years, The BPM Festival announced its first expansion event in 2017 with The BPM Festival: Portugal, and will host its third edition this September 12-15, 2019 in Portimão, Portugal. Following its European debut, The BPM Festival: Portugal was nominated for the 2018 Iberian Festival Awards in three categories: Best Major Festival, Best New Festival and Best Lineup. Lineup + festival passes: www.thebpmfestival-europe.com.
Newly announced for 2019, The BPM Festival will hold its first event in Israel for The BPM Festival: Tel Aviv on September 30. Lineup + tickets: www.thebpmfestival.com
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