FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The 5th Annual BPM Festival
December 30, 2011 - January 8, 2012
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The BPM Festival: Phase One Artist Line-up
The BPM Festival is proud to present the first phase of the 2012 artist lineup, featuring 150+ of the world’s best DJs and producers returning to the sunny shores of Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya for a blow-out fifth year anniversary from December 30, 2011 - January 8, 2012.The BPM Festival Phase One Artist Line-Up: Art Department, Behrouz, Boris, Carlo Lio, Cedric Gervais, Damian Lazarus, Dan Ghenacia, Daniel Dubb, Danny Howells, Danny Tenaglia, Davide Squillace, Deniz Kurtel, Dirty South, DJ Sneak, Droog, Dubfire, Dyed Soundorom, Gaiser live, Gutilive, Guy Gerber, Heidi, James Teej, Jamie Jones, Lee Burridge, Lee Foss, Leon, Loco Dice, Luca Bacchetti, Marco Carola, Martin Buttrich,Matthias Tanzmann, Marko Nastic, Nic Fanciulli, Nick Curly, Pleasurekraft, Richie Hawtin, Saeed Younan, Sean Miller, Simon Baker, Soul Clap,Stacy Pullen, Steve Angello, Steve Lawler, Tanner Ross, Thugfucker, tINI, Wolf + Lamb and many more to be announced.For NYE 2012, The BPM Festival & Circo Loco present Grammy-nominated New York DJ legend Danny Tenaglia and Italy’s Hideout Music boss Luca Bacchetti to ring in the new year at Blue Parrot for an EPIC celebration on December 31, 2011.
"10 Best International Parties" - Mixmag
“BPM Festival has delivered a truckload of house and techno to an extraordinarily idyllic Mexican beach resort at the start of every year since 2008. This year, celebrating its fifth anniversary, it’s expected to be ten times the size of the inaugural event. The countdown has begun.” - DJ Mag
“I’ve been fortunate enough to have been a part of the BPM Festival since the beginning and have seen it grow to such an important, communal and positive gathering of fans and talent over the past 5 years. I look forward to doing my best to help take it to the next 5 and beyond!” - Dubfire
"BPM is very important for me because it's such a great way to start the year, with so many great parties happening that week." - Marco Carola
"...It's grey and shitty in most parts of the world in January and the Playa is calling! I've had great experiences there in recent years so looking forward to returning." - Richie Hawtin
"First off Playa del Carmen is where my wife and I got married, and with the who's who in our music scene playing down there during the cold winter months is even better, perfect get-away after the holidays." - Stacey Pullen
"We have been hosting VIVa MUSiC Events there since it started back in 2008, and what always makes this special is the locations you can throw the party's in and the people who attend BPM, We have always done our VIVa MUSiC Party's at the Blue Parrot as we will this coming BPM Festival in 2012 and the atmosphere has been incredible." - Steve Lawler
About The BPM Festival
The BPM Festival is an annual world-class electronic music festival which takes place in idyllic Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, heralding in the new year. Originally designed as an elite dance music industry networking event, the festival has morphed into an international mélange of electronic music lovers, DJs, producers, revelers and partygoers. Named one of Mixmag’s 10 Best International Parties, the BPM Festival in 2011 hosted 120 of the best DJs and producers playing day & night for 10 sun-drenched days in the beautiful Mexican Caribbean featuring world class international DJs and producers, which in the past has included: Behrouz, Damian Lazarus, Dubfire, Guy Gerber, Jamie Jones, Laidback Luke, Lee Burridge, Loco Dice, Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Stacey Pullen, Steve Angello, Steve Lawler, and many more. BPM parties are hosted both day & night at multiple venues around the beautiful resort town, tucked into the coastline of the Mayan peninsula, warm turquoise Caribbean waters, white sand beaches, mysterious jungles and ancient ruins. With a variety of luxurious and affordable boutique hotels and endless number of places for dining, dancing, beach parties and clubbing, the BPM Festival is a perfect opportunity for music lovers and party-goers all around the world to escape winter and revel in the sun.