Tag: Fairground festival

[Report] Back To Africa With Fairground Festival, Black Coffee & Âme

Going to Africa for a dance music festival is quite a big experience, an ultimate experience. We had the chance to attend the 3rd edition of Fairground Festival in Tunisia last weekend. We fly from Paris to Tunis for a 3 hour flight, Imene is at the airport to greet us with a big smile. From there we go on a ride to Sousse, 2 hours away from Tunis by car. We check in in our fancy hotel and after enjoying the pool most of the day the next day, Friday, we can finally take the road to the Eco ... Read more

Fairground Festival Welcomes Âme, Black Coffee, Nastia & More To Tunisia

Tunisia’s Fairground Festival returns to its art and music headquarters, The Eco Village, for the third year this 13 – 14 July. Known for its curious, snappy, and alternative destination, the Sousse based event gains its reputation through mixing attractions, service, and music, becoming a primary destination for underground electronic music in North Africa. Last year, we were there, and so were the likes of Adriatique and Mano le Tough. This year, the festival grows and diversifies bringing a few of the industry’s best names to Sousse. Amongst those names will be headliners like Ame, Black Coffee, Nastia, Satori & ... Read more

Party Report: Fairground Festival 2017

As you may have seen over the last few months, we’ve been featuring a unique event – Fairground Festival – which went down in Sousse, Tunisia 14-15 July. The festival, which featured a slew of DJs like Adriatique, Mano Le Tough, Unders, Just Emma, Hunter/Game, and Woo York, as well as live performances coming from Satori, Stavroz, Viken Arman, Jonas Saalbach, Oceanvs Orientalvs, and Ninze., was heavy on the more eclectic, ethnic, and nomadic side of the dance music spectrum, which marked a stark contrast to its first year, which featured more Techno, Tech-House and Leftfield music (Marcel Dettmann, Guy ... Read more

Mano Le Tough Goes Once More Around The Sun

For those following Mano le Tough on social media over the past year or so, you’ll notice the artist’s consistent documentation of his (extensive) travels around the world. Last month, those travels matched with ours as we both touched down in Sousse, Tunisia for the second annual Fairground Festival, where Mano was headlining its first day. Prior to that event, I managed to sit down with Mano le Tough at our beachside hotel for a chat featured in our exclusive interview! Well, it seems as though the tables were also turned on me as now I am featured in Mano’s ... Read more

Interview: Mano Le Tough

One of the most celebrated names in House & Techno is Maeve‘s Mano Le Tough. The Dublin born, Switzerland based, artist approaches DJing as seriously as one can, looking at the craft as a legitimate art form. This philosophy allows for a diverse smattering of influences including assorted strains of house, techno, disco, and new wave, coming together to make a sound distinctly individual. A sound which can be heard on releases for the likes of Permanent Vacation, Buzzin’ Fly, Internasjonal, Life and Death, and more esteemed imprints. As a studio force, Mano Le Tough is one of the minds ... Read more

Fairground Festival Podcast By Stavroz

Known for injecting an overall ethnic, acoustic and organic vibe to electronic music, Stavroz has been on our rader here at DHA for some time now. An Amsterdam favorite, having played at multiple The Gardens of Babylon events, this Belgian collective has delivered music for the likes of Kindisch, Laut & Luise, Delicieuse, Bedrock and their own label Moodfamily, on which their latest release “Gold Town” oozes with drama, melancholy and determination.. Wether its one of their unique live or DJ sets, Stavroz manages to create a wholesome, comforting soundtrack for a place, which no words can describe. Soon, they ... Read more

DHA Summer Festival Guide: The 15 Best

With this past weekend’s heat it may not be official yet but summer is here. Well, at least it soon will be. With that, we thought we’d break down a few of the festival events that we are most looking forward to. of course we cant be or know everything that’s going on anywhere in the world, so we looked at Europe and its immediate region for our highlights. Naturally, Amsterdam features but we decided to leave off many of our local friends who’s amazing events always feature as a hoghlight to our summer. So, what events are you most ... Read more