This year Sunsplash Festival moves to a new summer hotspot, the sun soaked shores of Bodrum in Turkey.
We have the first lineup announcement for this years festivals which includes Zara McFarlane, Gilles Peterson, Osunlade, Karizma, Lefto, Phil Asher, Rainer Trueby and many many more below.
ARTISTS CONFIRMED SO FAR:
Zara McFarlane’s debut album, 2011’s Until Tomorrow, came garlanded with rave reviews and a MOBO award nomination heralding a major new talent in the world of British Jazz. SunSplash welcomes her with open arms. Read More
For the first time at SunSplash! Osunlade is an artist who personifies art. His music creates unified melodies manifested with balance, life and wisdom. Read More
One of the residents of SunSplash, rocking it year after year and needing very little introduction. Read More
One of the most in-demand DJs on the worldwide house circuit, his productions are a must-check for any self-respecting house lover, and his remix talents are sought out by some of the biggest names in the music business.Read More
One of London’s finest. DJ, producer and a much loved SunSplash resident. Bringing good time boogie and deep club cuts. Read More
The Root Down legend from Germany returns to grace the turntables. What can we say? The man is pure class. Read More
First time at SunSplash! A familiar name on the London DJ scene for the last 25 years, his radio show, The Cosmic Jam, ran for twenty one years on Kiss FM, the longest running programme in the station’s history! Read More
A long established and well loved house, funk and disco and later ‘broken beat’ DJ who has produced some of the most memorable tracks of the movement, working with the likes of Dego, Mark De Clive Lowe, Bembé Segué, Vanessa Freeman and others. Read More
DJ, radio presenter and producer Kev Beadle’s bio reads like a journey through the halcyon years of the jazz, jazz funk and soul scene in the UK from the late 70’s through to todays musical manifestations. Read More
Ruben Estevez (BrukBoogieKru)
Ruben started as a DJ in 1994 in Lausanne, Switzerland, spreading a selection of sounds from hip hop to soul funk and electronica, progressing to drum and bass and broken beat/nu jazz. Read More
FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS & ACTIVITES:
Start and finish the day with Yoga; sunrise and sunset sessions are on offer daily and included in the package fee.
Kate Magic – Raw Living
In keeping with the festival’s good music and good living concept, the scrumptious Kate Magic comes to SunSplash in 2014 with her workshops on Raw Food and Raw Living. There will also be a stool to buy delicious raw cakes and chocolates, so it’s not all talk! Read More
Phil Asher – Beats
One of London’s finest. DJ, producer and a much-loved SunSplash regular Phil Asher will take a music production seminar for ‘headz’, other interested parties and budding producers. Read More
Renowned across Europe for its unrivalled beach side setting nestled on the stunning Turkish Riviera at the super chic five star Hillside Su Hotel, SunSplash seamlessly combines a music festival with style, travel and serious dance music in one, merging a heavyweight dance music line up with a luxury holiday destination which unfolds as an exclusive beach party by day and night. Far from the muddy fields and long queues of rainy and expensive UK festivals!
To retain its renowned intimate and exclusive vibe SunSplash welcomes only 400 international and local guests, guaranteeing a friendly atmosphere, along with a top-notch programme for music lovers, at SunSplash Antalya, everyone gets a VIP experience, sensational accommodation, beautiful Antalya sunshine and unrivalled hospitality!
Confirmed 2013 line up so far:
Norman Jay MBE with over two decades of Djing under his belt he is arguably one of the finest and most respected Dj’s in the world today and will be providing the Antalya Good Times with some of the finest sun beat tunes.
Gilles Peterson a man who joins all the dots' between artists, producers and styles breathing fresh air on the dancefloors of the world with his unique selection of music rarely heard elsewhere.
Kirk Degiorgio a seriously heavyweight DJ and producer with a unique, individual sound, beautifully combining elements of jazz, soul, techno and funk into electronic tracks.
Koreless creates music that some spend a lifetime trying to achieve, throwing his beats against a beautifully woven tapestry of cascading ambiance.
Other acts also confirmed for 2013 are Phil Asher, Rainer Trueby, Zaf Chowdry, Martin ‘Atjazz’ Iveson. Lefto, Ahu, DjSoulprovyder, Kaan Durazat, more line up announcements to follow shortly.
Promoter Serkan Cetinsays:"The 2013 edition of SunSplash Festival is the 5th edition and sees the coming of age of this boutique and intimate week of fine music in the sun. This is a truly unique experience, combining luxury travel, good living and fine cuisine with some of the best dance music in the world"
SunSplash Antalya is truly a festival with a difference – the venue offers guests spectacular sea-view rooms on the private beach front, along with daily Yoga classes, a top notch spa for all needs to leave SunSplash refreshed and invigorated, as well as having partied to some of the finest dance music around from the soulful side of the spectrum.
Accommodation inclusive packages start from £320 per person for 3 nights, and £500 per person for 7 nights accommodation – including breakfast and dinner each day, use of luxury spa, sauna, gym, Yoga lessons, and all SunSplash music seminars and workshops. Full list of onsite activities is below.
SUNSPLASH ONSITE ACTIVITIES:
Start and finish your day with Yoga; sunrise and sunset sessions are on offer daily and included in the festival package fee. Classes are given by teachers from the excellent Cihangir Yoga School in Istanbul.
Spa Therapies and Treatments
For some serious pampering look no further, the Hillside Su hotel has one of the best spa centres in Turkey with massages and body treatments that include; Magic Hot Stones, Reflexology and, wait for it; Body Coffee Hydrating Body Wrap.
Sports and Fitness Classes
The fitness centre has a modern gym and various studios for classes that include: Pilates, Tae-Bo, Circuit, Boot Camp, Power Yoga, Aero Step and Aqua Gym. Squash and tennis are also available.
2 fantastic tennis courts await those in the mood to swing.
The trek to the summit of Mount Tahtali is a thrilling way to spend half a day in Antalya Province. The walk takes around 4-6 hours or so from the starting point in the village of Beycik. For those who just fancy the view, a cable car which runs every 20 minutes or so.
There is a world of adventure waiting for younger guests. Aside from the kids club, crèche and amenities at Hillside Su, there is also a fantastic Aquapark directly next door with mega slides, pools and even dolphins!