After a long 2 year hiatus, the eagerly awaited return of Ibiza's clubs is finally happening. Navigating through lockdown has been financially difficult for clubbing meccas promoters and club owners, however, most have survived with the addition of new residencies being announced at some of Ibiza's biggest clubs.
So with dancing about to return to the White Isle, we look at some of the best, and newest, opening parties that are about to rock this season.
Ibiza Openings Guide 2022
Circoloco Opening @ DC-10
Dates: 2nd May
Ibiza’s most infamous Monday night returns for 2022. This one does not need any hype whatsoever. If you could only do one party in Ibiza, then Circoloco would have to be it. Blond:ish, DJ Tennis, Ellen Allien, Job Jobse, Micheal Bibi, Maceo Plex, Peggy Gou, Seth Troxler, and Tale Of Us are all set to play the opening event.
Later down the line, Circoloco’s summertime line-ups will also feature sets from the likes of Chaos In The CBD, LSDXOXO, Anz, Shanti Celeste, Denis Sulta, Carl Craig, Elkka, DJ Seinfeld, Sama’ Abdulhadi, Peach, TSHA, OK Williams, Bradley Zero, Shanti Celeste, and more.
ANTS Opening Party Day & Night USHUAÏA IBIZA AND HÏ IBIZA
Dates: 7th May
Location: Day @ USHUAÏA IBIZA AND M Night @ HÏ IBIZA
Ibiza’s most iconic day-to-night party ANTS is poised for a return of epic proportions this summer, starting with an unmissable Day & Night Opening Party on Saturday 7th May. For the first time ever, the ANTS colony will take over not one but two clubs for the opening party, transforming open-air club Ushuaïa Ibiza and futuristic superclub Hï Ibiza into an immersive science fiction playground inspired by 1960’s science-fiction B-movies, soundtracked by the leading names in underground house and techno.
Glitterbox Opening Party @ HÏ IBIZA
Dates: 8th May
Location: Waterslide Park, Playa D'en Bossa 07817
Following a two-year hiatus from the Island, club phenomenon Glitterbox is pleased to unveil the full line-up for its 22-date season at Hï Ibiza. Running every Sunday from 8th May - 2nd October at Ibiza’s most sensational party destination, Glitterbox will serve up yet more jaw-dropping production and exceptional talent including the likes of Honey Dijon, Bob Sinclair, Natasha Diggs, Purple Disco Machine, David Morales, The Shapeshifters, Ash Lauren, Kiddy Smile, Moodymann and more.
Lineup: ANNA COLLECTA / ARMAND VAN HELDEN / ART OF TONES / ARTWORK / ASH LAURYN / BASEMENT JAXX DJ SET / BOB SINCLAR / CARL CRAIG / CATZ ‘N DOGZ / CRAZY PDJ SET / DAN SHAKE / DAVE LEE ZR / DAVID MORALES / DERRICK CARTER / DIMITRI FROM PARIS / DIRTY CHANNELS / DJ HARVEY / DJ PAULETTE / EATS EVERYTHING / FAT TONY / FLOORPLAN / GINA BREEZE / HARRY ROMERO / HEIDI LAWDEN / HIFI SEAN / HONEY DIJON / HORSE MEAT DISCO / JAYDA G / JELLYBEAN / JOHN MORALES / JONJO JURY / JOSHUA JAMES / KATIE GOODMAN / KENNY DOPE / LOUIE VEGA / LUKE SOLOMON / MASTERS AT WORK / MELON BOMB / MELVO BAPTISTE / MICHELLE MANETTI / MIKE DUNN / MOODYMANN / MOUSSE T. / NATASHA DIGGS / NIGHTMARES ON WAX / PIPPI / PURPLE DISCO MACHINE / RIVA STARR / ROGER SANCHEZ / SEAMUS HAJI / SIMON DUNMORE / SIPPIN T / SMOKIN' JO / SOPHIE LLOYD / SPILLER / THE BROTHERS MACKLOVITCH / THE SHAPESHIFTERS LIVE / TODD TERRY
Black Coffe & Damian Lazarus - Hï Ibiza Opening Party
Dates: 14th May
Location: Waterslide Park, Playa D'en Bossa 07817
Grammy Award-winning artist Black Coffee today announces the brilliantly bold roster of artists set to perform at his iconic Hï Ibiza residency this summer. With Damian Lazarus bringing his new residency to the club room each week too, joined by a cutting-edge selection of underground guests, Saturday nights at Hï Ibiza are guaranteed to be one of this summer’s most sought-after tickets.
Black Coffee | Hï Ibiza Theatre
&ME | Adam Port | Airrica | Andrea Oliva | Angelos | Badbox | Bedouin | Black Coffee | China | Da Capo | Desiree | DJEFF | DJ Kabila | DJ Merlon | DJ Tennis | Glen Lewis | Henrik Schwarz | Jan Blomqvist |
Jimi Jules | Jullian Gomes | Keinemusik | Kerri Chandler | Kintar | Laolu | Lemon & Herb | Louie Vega | Manoo | Marco Carola | Nic Fanciulli | Parallels | Rampa | Red Axes | Rocco Rodamaal |
Salomé le Chat | Seth Troxler | The Martinez Brothers | THEMBA | Trancemicsoul | TSHA | Whomadewho
Damian Lazarus | Hï Ibiza Club
Adam Ten | Amémé | Audiofly | Bartolomeo | Bedouin | Cassy | Clive Henry | Concret | Cristina Lazic | Damian Lazarus | Dj Holographic | Dj Three | Elif | Francesca Lombardo | Goldcap | Jonny Rock | Joplyn | Kemikal Ali + Bettina | Layla Benitez | Lum | Maglia | Manqo | Michael Mayer | Parallels | Priku |
Rebolledo | Senzala | Serge Devant | Tibi Dabo | Yulia Niko
Cosmic Pineapple 2022 Opening Party
Dates: 17th May
Location: Pikes Ibiza
Cosmic Pineapple is a bridge of connection – to the self, the other and planet earth. The unique mini-festival style events – now in their seventh season at Pikes – are a weaving of cosmic and creative tribes and traditions, coming together in the energy of the heart, fun, magic and open curiosity…
Previous year’s offerings range from excellent DJs - including the rising crystalline, Cici, who has been resident since the start, plus guest DJs including Adam Beyer, Afrodeutsche, Ben Westbeech, Carl Craig, Cassy, Ceri, Dan Ghenacia, DJ Tennis, Ellen Allien, Ida Engberg, Jaguar, Jamie Jones, Josh Wink, Sasha, William Djoko
Amnesia Opening Party
Dates: 21st May
Location: Carretera Ibiza a San Antonio Km5, San Rafael, Ibiza, Illes Balears
It's almost time to return to the world's most celebrated dance floor as Amnesia announces its epic Opening Party for the 2022 season. On May 21st, the best house and techno DJs on the planet return to soundtrack the official start of the Amnesia season
Lineup: Archie Hamilton, Caal, Eats Everything, Jamie Jones (extended morning set), Lala, Lilly Palmer, Luca Donzelli, Maceo Plex (extended set), Marco Faraone, Marcel Dettmann, Mar-T, Nina Kraviz (extended set), Patrick Mason, Seb Zito, Squire
Encore Opening Party
Dates: 29th May
Location: Octan, Ibiza
All-new Sunday party Encore will change the game and bring the likes of Skream, Steve Lawler, Dubfire, Enzo Siragusa, Paul Woolford, wAFF, Matthias Tanzmann, Raresh, Priku, Archie Hamilton, Lauren Lo Sung, Praslea, Art Department, Darius Syrossian, John Acquaviva, Mason Collective plus many more to the Sunday hotspot of Ibiza. Encore kicks off with a huge ‘Traumer Invites’ party that sees Raresh, Priku & Gescu join Traumer on May 29th.
Lineup: Traumer, Raresh, Priku, Gescu
Solid Grooves Motel
Dates: 9th June
Ever been to a Solid Grooves event, no? Well let me tell you this, these guys throw one hell of a party. If you are a bonafide groover, then Thursdays at their new digs, DC-10, is where you need to be. Expect talents such as Michael Bibi, DJ W!ld, Guti, Dubfire, Joseph Capriati, Loco Dice, Lauren Lo Sung gracing the Motel with their hedonistic beats.
Lineup: Michael Bibi, DJ W!ld, Guti, Dubfire, Joseph Capriati, Loco Dice, Lauren Lo Sung, Seth Troxler, PAWSA, East End Dubs, Jackmaster, Richy Ahmed, Hot Since 82, Chris Stussy, Ben Sterling, Adam Beyer, ANOTR, wAFF, The Martinez Brothers, Cassy and more TBC.
Sankeys Returns to Ibiza
Dates: 3rd June
Location: Es Paradis
After four long years away from the island, Sankeys is finally making a long-overdue return to Ibiza for four very special parties at Es Paradis as part of the much-hyped Release season this Summer. Every first Friday of the month from June until September, the globally renowned underground kings will team up with Studio 338’s flagship party to bring cutting edge techno talent to Ibiza´s most beautiful and iconic club.
Lineup: Hector Couto, Max Chapman, Bontan, PAX & more TBA
Tox Opening Party
Dates: 14th June
Location: Destino Ibiza
Destino Ibiza's underground club Tox is about to become the most talked-about party spot on the White Isle. With a brand new approach and diverse, cutting-edge programming seven nights a week by Denial Events, it runs from June 14 till September 30th and will showcase some of the best labels and brands across including the likes of Transmix by Transmission, Axtone, Revealed, as well as Coldharbour.
Louder Ibiza Opening Party
Date: 6th June
Location: Eden, Ibiza
Louder is an influential name in the Drum & Bass world and consistently promotes over 250 events a year. They have lined-up super-sized shows at iconic venues like Printworks, O2 Academies, Ministry of Sound and The Warehouse Project, host the ever-popular Electric City and Electric Woodlands Festivals and work only with the biggest names in the game. Now, they bring this wealth of expertise, insider knowledge and party know-how to Ibiza and will ensure that each and every Monday will be out of this world. It all kicks off on June 6th with a huge opening party featuring the globally renowned Chase & Status, Hybrid Minds, Bou, Lens b2b Ama and Siren
Artist: Chase & Status, Hybrid Minds, Bou, Lens b2b Ama, Siren + more
Paradise Opening Party
Dates: 22nd June
Location: Amnesia Ibiza
This summer, Ibiza’s most celebrated residency is ushering in a new era. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be awe-struck as Planet Paradise 2022 welcomes you into The Age of Love, where past, present and future dimensions play out simultaneously for the first time ever at the world-renowned Amnesia. For 16 Wednesdays, Paradise expands its universe from June 22nd until October 5th, you are invited deep into a surrealist world hosted by Jamie Jones. With standout guests including Âme (Live), Archie Hamilton, The Blessed Madonna, DJ Holographic, Hot Since 82, Nicole Moudaber, Enzo Siragusa, Loco Dice, Sonja Moonear, Joseph Capriati, Apollonia, Ida Engberg, Seth Troxler, Luciano, Cinthie, La Fleur, Chris Stussy, Marco Faraone, Patrick Topping, Ilario Alicante and many more including new residents for 2022, plenty of much-anticipated debuts and B2B’s plus mind-bending closing terrace sets from the islands favourite selector Jamie Jones. It will be the most adventurous residency on the island.
Artist: Âme (Live), Archie Hamilton, The Blessed Madonna, DJ Holographic, Hot Since 82, Nicole Moudaber, Enzo Siragusa, Loco Dice, Sonja Moonear, Joseph Capriati, Apollonia, Ida Engberg, Seth Troxler, Luciano, Cinthie, La Fleur, Chris Stussy, Marco Faraone, Patrick Topping, Ilario Alicante and many more.
Trick opening party
Dates: 10th July
Location: DC-10 Ibiza
Taking place in the legendary DC-10, Trick will welcome a star-studded list of DJs to the White Isle, including label heavyweights such as Eats Everything, Andrea Oliva, Christian Smith and Dense & Pika, as well as the new stars of the label, such as Ewan McVicar & Ben Hemsley, plus more many up & coming acts from the Trick roster and beyond.
There is also a massive list of guest slots from the likes of; dance music luminaries Dennis Ferrer and Kevin Saunderson, to contemporary UK favourites Denis Sulta and Skream, Drumcode affiliate Ida Engberg, to the global icon Nora En Pure. The residency kicks off on 1st July, running for nine weeks, taking over both rooms, before closing out on 26th August.