A graduate of the Red Bull Music Academy in 2003, the house maestro has gone on to become one of the biggest stars of the global electronic music scene, reaching double platinum selling status with his multi-award winning album ‘Pieces Of Me’, collaborating with everyone from Drake to Alicia Keys and even counting Beyoncé and P. Diddy amongst his fans. Black Coffee’s eye and ear for talentis set to bring a wealth of skilled selectors to Hï Ibiza, as he curates an impeccable line-up of underground acts for his 18-week residency.
Naturally, Black Coffee has assembled some of Africa’s finest underground talent for his debut Ibiza residency, including house hero Culoe de Song (performing on both 17th June and 19th August), Soulistic music DJ and producer Da Capo who will make three separate appearances across the summer, plus South African duo Black Motion, Hyenah, and Cape Town selector Ryan Murgatroyd.
Don of the disco, master of the re-edit and one of dance music’s most colourful characters, DJ Harvey, is set to make his Hï Ibiza debut on 19th August, playing all night long in the Club (Room 2), ready to take the crowd on a ‘flight through the night’ with his enviable wax collection. Also stepping up for a special all night long session is Wizardry. Having travelled the world, enchanting dancefloors through the bewitching pulse of their music, the three wizards of time and space - Damian Lazarus, DJ Tennis, and DJ Three - will perform collectively as Wizardry at Hï Ibiza on 23rd September.
Swiss-Italian DJ and influential Ibiza figurehead Andrea Oliva also joins the bill, along with fellow Ibiza favourites BLOND:ISH, Cassy and Guy Gerber. Electronic shape-shifter Maya Jane Coles also stars, taking control of the Club (Room 2) on 5th August. Carl Craig and Stacey Pullen will bring Detroit techno flavours to the floor, whilst the ever soulful Osunlade brings the house. Loco Dice will make his first appearance at Hï Ibiza on 8th July, plus Crosstown Rebels main man Damian Lazarus also steps up for a solo set, along with British selectors Leon Vynehall and Citizenn.
Black Coffee also brings an array of scintillating live performances to Hï Ibiza, namely Innervisions mainstays Âme and Henrik Schwarz, Dutch producer Satori, Mr Fingers aka Larry Heard and Israeli musician Chaim. Keinemusik’s &ME, Adam Port and Rampa host the Club on 26th August and 9th September, plus there are sets from Agoria, Kenny Glasgow, Hector, Rampue, Peggy Gou, The Mekanism and Thugfucker. All Day I Dream label head Lee Burridge also stars, along with label regulars Bedouin and YokoO. Rounding off this impressive roster of talent are electronic explorers LUM and Oceanvs Orientalis, NYC natives Bill Patrick, Behrouz and Jesse Calosso, Rush Hour co-founder Antal, Rotterdam DJ Salomé, Saved Records regular Lauren Lane, Birds of Mind, DJ Angelo, Rony Seikaly and UK DJ collective Housekeeping.
“Since the start of my career, I've been driven by the desire to share my taste in music and expose the world to the beauty of South African dance music… I believe that Hï Ibiza is the perfect place to do that. I regard Ibiza as the capital of the dance music world and I'm truly honoured to be part of the continuing legacy of the island.” - Black Coffee
With lots more acts still to be announced tickets are already flying for this Saturday night musical extravaganza. Tickets from €45 are on sale now. Book your place here!