FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The BPM Festival 2014
Phase 1 Artist Lineup & Showcases
January 3 – 12, 2014
Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
“Best International Festival” -DJ AWARDS 2013
“BPM has single handedly taken over the once sleepy town of Playa del Carmen and transformed it into THE winter destination on everyone’s yearly clubbing (party) calendar. As if originally continuing from where Ibiza left off each summer, BPM is now evolving into it’s own unique destination for those who search out only the best underground dance music that our scene has to offer.” -RICHIE HAWTIN
“The incredibly diverse and expansive festival has a lineup to die for, one that will undoubtably satisfy any dance music enthusiast. Start planning what will likely be the best vacation of your life.” – Dancing Astronaut
“Up there with the very best in the world is BPM Festival in Mexico.” – Ibiza Spotlight
“Anyone narrow-minded enough to think Mexico is still all big hats and Mariachi bands will get a serious wake-up call from [BPM] festival. Set in the jaw-droppingly beautiful location of Playa Del Carmen, BPM attracts DJs from all over the world for an epic ten days (and more) of partying.” – Marcus Barnes, ‘Around The World in 80 Raves’
The BPM Festival is excited to present the highly anticipated Phase 1 lineup for its 2014 edition taking place from January 3 to 12, 2014. Crowned the “International Festival” of the year at the DJ Awards 2013 in Ibiza last month, BPM’s seventh edition continues to showcase the world’s leading underground electronic dance music artists in the idyllic beach town of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, now a prime winter destination for all serious dance music aficionados.
Spanning over 10 days & nights, BPM 2014 will host showcases and artists from the world’s most respected electronic music labels, including (in alphabetical order): Apollonia, Bedrock Records, Cadenza, Culprit, Desolat, Dirtybird, Hot Creations, Innervisions, Life and Death, My Favorite Robot, No.19 Music, Saved Records, SCI+TEC, Scissor & Thread, Stereo Productions, Toolroom Knights, Visionquest, and Viva Warriors, with special BPM debuts from Brodinski’s Bromance Records, Solomun’s Diynamic Music, Adam Beyer’s Drumcode, Nicole Moudaber’s MOOD Records, and Carl Craig’s Planet E. BPM also brings together the most sought-out parties from all over the world, including: BPM favorite Lee Burridge’s All Day I Dream, dancefloor devotees Circo Loco, Italian techno pioneer Marco Carola’s Music On, Sasha’s transcendent Never Say Never, the always innovative Richie Hawtin presents ENTER., and Guy Gerber’s fantastical Wisdom Of The Glove.
With over 250+ artists and multiple day & night events running concurrently throughout the ten-day festival– artists, dance music fans, and industry professionals are bound to make this the most epic BPM festival yet. Come share in the BPM experience at Mexico’s most unique and unforgettable music festival, taking place at one of the most beautiful winter holiday spots on the planet.
The BPM Festival is powered by Orbitz.com (via the BPM travel portal) to offer the absolute best prices for flights and hotels for traveling to Playa del Carmen, and will refund the difference for users who find a lower price. By booking through the festival, users can find the best, most direct flights available, see how far each hotel is from all the main festival venues, and utilize a travel portal help section that includes all the need-to-knows about traveling to Mexico.
All events will be ticketed and entrance to all events is included with the purchase of 3-Day | 7-Day | 10-Day wristbands, now available at bpm.wantickets.com while supplies last. Wristbands include expedited, guaranteed entrance, and re-entry to all day & night parties. Single event tickets will be available at a later date (please note: single event tickets do not include re-entry).
THE BPM FESTIVAL 2014: PHASE 1 ARTISTS (in alphabetical order):
BOB MOSES (LIVE)
CATZ N DOGZ
CHUS & CEBALLOS
DAVID AUGUST (LIVE)
FRANK & TONY
HOT SINCE 82
KOLLEKTIV TURMSTRASSE (LIVE)
MANO LE TOUGH
MY FAVORITE ROBOT
TALE OF US
THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS
THE BPM FESTIVAL 2014 SHOWCASES:
ALL DAY I DREAM
LIFE AND DEATH
MY FAVORITE ROBOT
NEVER SAY NEVER
SCISSOR & THREAD
WISDOM OF THE GLOVE
Photo Credit: Bennett Sell-Kline for TheBPMFestival.com
Richie Hawtin | Photo Credit: Doug Van Sant for TheBPMFestival.com
Seth Troxler & Guy Gerber | Photo Credit: Bennett Sell-Kline for TheBPMFestival.com
About The BPM Festival
The BPM Festival will make its return to Playa del Carmen, Mexico for the seventh edition on January 3-12, 2014. With the dramatic increase in size and abundance of talent the festival has to offer, BPM has rapidly established itself as an essential music destination on the global festival circuit. This year’s programming brings over 250+ artists and multiple day & night events throughout the ten-day festival, culminating in what will be the most paramount edition of BPM yet. Set along the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, the turquoise blue waters of the Mayan Riviera and endless stretches of beaches provide the perfect backdrop for the ten-day celebration of dance music in one of the most captivating holiday hotspots on the globe. BPM fans can also take a break from the festivities and enjoy a mixture of activities from water sports and eco tourism, to venturing off the beaten path to explore Mayan ruins and archeological sites. The festival’s locale provides a remarkable opportunity for industry professionals, artists, and dance music enthusiasts alike; to indulge in the finest the scene has to offer.