Teaming up for the very first time, Pollen Presents, The Brooklyn Mirage, and The Cityfox Experience present DEPARTURE, a five-day, night-time travel experience in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, January 6-11, 2022.
Featuring a personalized mirage and two other unique stages, this creative innovation will host performances from the biggest international names in electronic music, as well as a fully immersive production created by the team behind the beloved venue. from New York. The Brooklyn Mirage and event curators The Cityfox experience, the new experience represents an exciting new addition to the dance music calendar.
The programming of phase two for DEPARTURE adds even more global talent to an already strong lineup, which is now expected to include highly anticipated performances from the Berlin-based South Korean dance icon Peggy Gou, American techno number Maceo Plex, Swedish producer and founder of Drumcode Records Adam beyer, seasoned German artist Sven Väth, legendary Iranian-American house and techno DJ and producer Dubfire, Swiss-Chilean DJ and producer and owner of Cadenza Records Luciano, the Italian world ambassador for techno Marco carola, acclaimed London duo Dark, singer from Southern California Anabel Englund, and more, including & ME, Adam Port, Carlita, Cassy, Ilario Alicante, Joseph Capriati, Layla Benitez, Mason Maynard, Mind Against, and Obscure.
This adds to a range that already includes the hero of the South African house. Black coffee, former RA # 1 Dixon and its long-time partner and collaborator me for a special B2B set, Belgian techno sensation Amelia Lens, performances by festival pillars and Mirage favorites Seth Troxler and The Martinez brothers, the return of Damien Lazare to his spiritual home in Mexico, Michel Bibi, Solardo and CamelPhat representing the vibrant tech house sound of the UK, and much more including Andhim, DJ Tennis, Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Matthew Dekay, Monolink, Nicole Moudaber, Nora en Pure, Sama ‘Abdulhadi, Stephan Bodzin and Zombies In Miami.
Brooklyn Mirage, Cityfox, and Pollen Presents production credentials do not need to be featured; while fans heading to Playa del Carmen in January can expect to experience a newly designed Mirage in sunny Riviera Maya. This place will be designed and built to measure for the participants DEPARTURE, alongside two other new landscaped spaces, making it a unique and exclusive experience for all participants.
Each of the DEPARTUREThe five mystical days of s will offer participants over 12 hours of marathon musical madness through five stages. Never-before-seen consecutive and extended sets will leave viewers spellbound and speechless as they spend their days and nights grooving in front of rare pairs of underground vendors, having truly unique moments that will remain in their hearts and minds for a period of time. life. The possibilities for musical magic and unique collaborations on stage are endless.
All of this will take place in luxury accommodations at an upscale hotel chain including The Grand Hyatt, The Thompson, The Hilton, Panama Jack and Yucatan Resort, all serving gourmet food and drink. The unique experience eschews the larger crowds for something much more intimate, combining the stress-free environment of high-end travel with the thrill and adventure of a one-of-a-kind festival.
Participants will be guided from their hotels to DEPARTURE‘S patulous venues, all of which will be completely closed to the public for the ultimate intimate experience. The entire Playa del Carmen beach and hotel strip will transform into DEPARTURE’s exclusive Saturnalia, with bespoke stages and poolside parties.
Beyond the music itself, travelers to Mexico can rejuvenate each morning with daily yoga and meditation at the oceanfront Grand Hyatt, swim in each of the hotel pools, and weave their way through. the gastronomic options available. Daily excursions are available for purchase, from cenote trips to boat parties, scuba diving, jet skiing, ruins hike and more.
Perched on the Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, Playa del Carmen’s bright yellow sands and azure seas make it an ideal destination to soak up the winter sun. Just a short drive from Cancun International Airport, guests will have accommodation options at five different hotels, with options to suit all budgets.
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