This New Year’s Eve 2012, The BPM Festival & Circo Loco present Grammy-nominated New York DJ legend Danny Tenaglia and Italy’s “Hideout Music boss” Luca Bacchetti to ring in the new year at Blue Parrot in crazy circus style on December 31, 2011. The 10-day BPM Festival kicks off on December 30th through January 8th, celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. To ring in the end of the Mayan calendar, BPM is teaming up with the infamous Circo Loco party brand, known internationally for its hedonistic underground house and techno after-parties in Ibiza. The colorful carnival touches down on the shores of the Mexican Caribbean for this blow out New Year’s Eve party.
Danny Tenaglia’s rise to fame started in his native New York, where he was a resident at every big room throughout the ‘90s, including Roxy, Limelight, Tunnel, Twilo and most notably at Vinyl, where his “Be Yourself” party allowed him to recreate the vibe of the club that had changed his life: The Paradise Garage. Tenaglia has been hailed as the “DJ’s DJ”, with awards that include the Dancestar Lifetime Achievement, Club World Awards Best Resident DJ and a GRAMMY nomination for Best Remixed Recording of Depeche Mode’s I Feel Loved. With a discography spanning over twenty years, Danny Tenaglia has altered the course of dance music history with his combination of classic, soulful groove and modern, club-ready depth, both at the decks and in the studio. He spins legendary sets as his fanbase has continues to grow worldwide.
Italy’s Luca Bacchetti is one of the foremost proponents of the seminal swing sound coming from the peninsula and abroad. Currently residing in Barcelona, this DJ/producer spreads his signature twists and musical turns through myriad productions released and remixes on Ovum, Crosstown Rebels, Wagon Repair, Be As One, Supernature, Tenax, Safari Electronique, Sci+Tec and of course, Hideout Music, the label he runs with Davide Squillace. Named Beatport’s Best Artist in 2008, his incomparable style showcases a unique ear for rarity, adding in a sexiness uncommon among his peers. Equally versed at moving a dark basement club to fits of revelry as he is to casting a deep shadow across a sunny beach party, his duality of emotion inspires his many releases and the clubbing masses from Berlin to Tokyo.
About The BPM Festival
The BPM Festival is an annual world-class electronic music festival which takes place in idyllic Playa del Carmen, Mexico, heralding in the new year. Originally designed as an elite dance music industry networking event, the festival has morphed into an international mélange of electronic music lovers, DJs, producers, revelers and partygoers. Named one of Mixmag’s 10 Best International Parties, the BPM Festival in 2011 hosted 120 of the best DJs and producers playing day and night for 10 sun-drenched days in the beautiful Mexican Caribbean featuring world class international DJs and producers, which in the past has included: Behrouz, Damian Lazarus, Dubfire, Guy Gerber, Jamie Jones, Laidback Luke, Lee Burridge, Loco Dice, Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Stacey Pullen, Steve Angello, Steve Lawler, and many more. BPM parties are hosted both day & night at multiple venues around the beautiful resort town, tucked into the coastline of the Mayan peninsula, warm turquoise Caribbean waters, white sand beaches, mysterious jungles and ancient ruins. With a variety of luxurious and affordable boutique hotels and endless number of places for dining, dancing, beach parties and clubbing, the BPM Festival is a perfect opportunity for music lovers and party-goers all around the world to escape winter and revel in the sun.