GrooveFest is the ultimate party in paradise, and is now only just around the corner. Today they announce their brand new arenas and stage hosts including the Marina and Colosseum.

Taking place in the idyllic, once in a lifetime holiday location of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic between September 6th and 13th, the magical gathering is about sipping cocktails, trying local cuisines, trying your hand at water skiing and scuba diving, surfing and swimming, sight seeing and of course, dancing under the stars, on beach, in pools and on boats. What’s more, once you get to Groove Fest all food, drink and entrances are included, so once you’re there it won’t cost you a thing, and you can entertain yourself from the moment the sun comes up until long after it has sunk down into the sea.

Only the finest and most trendsetting brands, DJs and labels are involved, including Skreamizim, Mobilee, MK’s Area 10, DJ Pierre, Sonny Fodera, Doorly, Green Velvet, Nick Curly and his brand Trust, Art Department, Kevin Saunderson, Route 94, Dennis Ferrer and his Objectivity label, DJ Mag, Deep House Amsterdam, Defected in the House, as well as promoters FACT and LWE.

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The Arenas
A full breakdown of the parties, when they take place and who is playing can be found below, but now you need to know about the amazing settings for these events. They are all amazing places that have been carefully kitted out to ensure that every party is pure perfection.

The newest addition of them all is the outdoor venue Colosseum, a cauldron like, sunken stage space with amphitheatre seating and balconies all around the edges. It is on many levels and has water around the stage, so is sure to be another magical musical setting bathed in great lighting.

Private Beach Parties – The stage for these looks out onto an endlessly beautiful white beach and crystal clear, deep blue sea. It’s a private beach reserved strictly for Groove Fest only and features jacuzzis, sun loungers and two fully stocked bars with all inclusive alcohol.

Pool Arena – For these wonderfully wet sessions there is a raised DJ booth in the centre of the pool around which all the action takes place. It is also surrounded by grand white pillar sand structures that lend it an extra plush and opulent feel that might make you imagine you are in the middle of an ancient coliseum during the 1st century!

Marina Parties – As well as all the day time offerings, there will be evening parties that will be held at a specially constructed stage at the resort’s incredible marina for the first time. It’s a beautiful spot that will come alive once the sun sets and is backed by rows and rows of mega yachts.

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The Programme

Sunday 6th September
Groove Fest; DJ Mag Allstars, Kolsch
Madtech Records; Kashii, Alexis Raphael

Monday 7th September
Groove Fest; Norman Jay, Kenny Dope
Roush & Sanity; Hector Couto B2B Cuartero
Egg LDN; DJ Pierre & Green Velvet

Tuesday 8th September
Objektivity & Area 10; Andre Hommen, NTFO, Dennis Ferrer, Kevin Saunderson, Lee Foss, MK

Wednesday 9th September
Mobilee & LWE; Anja Schneider & Rodriguez JR Live
Trust; Bill Patrick, Nick Curly & Randall M
Groove Fest; Sy Sez, Terry Hunter, Bobby and Steve

Thursday 10th September
Defected In the House; Osunlade, Sonny Fodera & Sam Divine
Groove Fest; Klangkarussell, Art Department & DJ Mag Allstars

Friday 11th September
Skreamizm & Deep House Amsterdam; Skream, Route 94, Doorly, Prunk B2B Kimou
Groove Fest; Favio Acaron, Hugh Harry B2B Orteez, Ominous Live

Saturday 12th September
Groove Fest; Darius Syrossian, Patrick Topping, Cera Alba, No Artificial Colours
Fact Barcelona; Fur Coat & Andre Bulijat



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