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Defected launches three day takeover in partnership with IMS!

Defected launches three day takeover in partnership with IMS!

Defected is kicking off its longest ever Ibiza season with a weekend of parties at the islands hottest venues!

With its triumphant return to the party island and breaking into the summer season in true spirit. Preparing for the first full season of clubbing in three years!

Being the first label to collaborate with IMS for the prestigious Dalt Villa event, which has been a staple in the calendar for the dane music industry since the summit was launched in 2007. This Aprils activity continues to cement Defected as an industry leader. With IMS annually bringing together artists, labels and key figures from the dance music world to help implement progressive change in the industry. This year’s IMS marks the opening of the longest season to be on record and Defected set to host its 23 weeks of parties at its San Antonio home of Eden.

“To host an event at the iconic Dalt Villa is an incredible way to return to ibiza. The White isle has been our summer sanctuary for two decades and we have missed our spiritual home. To plant our flag back on Balearic soil by curating parties as part of the IMS and hosting a whole weekend of events across the island after the two-year hiatus is incredibly exciting.” – Simon Dunmore, Defected founder.

Celebrating the opening at Eden in San Antonio, launching a long hot summer of house music at the newly renovated venue. You will find the iconic Darius Syrossian, Simon Dunmore and Riva Starr, Low Steppa, Hannah Wants, plus more artists to be announced. Making clubbing accessible for al generations has been a core part of Defected’s Ibiza offering since launching the weekly residency at Eden in 2017. Allowing all clubbers from all walks of life to enjoy the label’s unique brand of house party and DJs of the highest calibre. As a new generation of house fans prepare to experience Ibiza to the fullest for the first time! Following the famous slogan ‘in our house we are equal’ Defected invites them to celebrate everything there is to love about house music. Sharing its values of inclusivity, togetherness and escapism on the dance floor.

Defected is the first label to act as a co-host for the loaded IMS Dalt Vila party, bringing A-list talent, such as Honey Dijon, Bob Sinclar, Danny Tenaglia, Louie Vega and Simon Dunmore. Who will be joining forces for an epic afternoon in the well known Ibiza town. The Defected and IMS takeover will be one of the very few parties to take place in the historic location, making it one of the season’s most unmissable events! With Classic Music Company on after-party duties, Luke Solomon’s imprint will take over Playa D’en Bossa’s hottest underground venue Octan. Where you will find the likes of Derrick Carter, Dan Shake, Natasha Diggs, Sophie Lloyd, Melvo Baptiste, Melon Bomb plus more TBA. What a line up so far!

To see out the weekend, Defected will then be heading to the iconic super club Amnesia, for the final night of the takeover. With a line-up suitable for Amenisa’s world-class, cavernous sound system featuring Melé, The Dunmore Brothers, Ferreck Dawn, The Mambo Brothers and more A-list names to still be announced. This weekend on the white isle will set the tone for what will be Defected’s biggest summer to date and the ambitious events scheduled on record for 2022. The Defected ibiza weekend follows North and South Africa tours for he label, ahead of a non-stop summer. Including the award-winning Defected Croatia festival and debut Defected Malta event, alongside its packed schedule of club and festival appearances.

Now you know all the fine details for what’s going on with Defected this summer. Add these dates to your diary and we will see you for the takeover between the 29th April – 2nd May

Join the takeover at Eden Ibiza, Dalt Vila, Octan and Amnesia & find your tickets here

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