This Week In Ibiza (May 26 - June 1)
May 25, 2023
6 min read
We welcome the last week of May in Ibiza with a variety of old and new club nights. There are many opportunities to hit the dancefloor, whether you like to do it under the sun, by the beach, poolside, or beneath the LED lights at one of the island’s super clubs. Read below for a selection of happenings you shouldn’t miss this week.
Calvin Harris Opening Party | Ushuaïa | Friday, May 26
Scottish DJ, producer, and songwriter Calvin Harris reclaims Fridays at the impressive outdoor venue in Platja D’en Bossa, Ushuaïa. New weekly resident Tyson O’Brien joins him every Friday afternoon on warm-up duties, followed by house music legend MK and other big names as special guests. For his first party of the season, Calvin Harris invites the Patrick Topping protege and "Tell Me Something Good" producer, Ewan McVicar.
Cova Santa Opening Party | Cova Santa | Friday, May 26
Located on the top of an ancient cave in the San Jose area, Cova Santa is the open-air hilltop club and high-end restaurant that fuses dancing, theatrical performances, gastronomy, and mixology. For the opening of the season this Friday, Amnesia’s sister venue brings performances by French multi-disciplinary artist and DJ Agoria, Tel Aviv-based producers and DJs Red Axes, Ibiza regular Alex Kennon, Spanish duo Los Suruba, and Cova Santa resident DJ John Woods. Night Evolution, the team behind Amnesia, Cova Santa, and Pyramid, is known for throwing incredible parties and creating unforgettable atmospheres in beautiful locations. Don’t miss out on this daytime opening!
Children of the 80’s | Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza | Friday, May 26
One of the most popular retro events by Hard Rock Hotel starts its season on Friday, May 26, from 7 pm-midnight. Children of the 80s features the best pop and rock tunes from the 80s and 90s. Get ready to enjoy uplifting live acts with breakdancers, bands of the time (think Vengaboys, Sabrina, and Seguridad Social), and live performances by Ibiza-based singers Rebeka Brown and Mimi Barber. Early in the evening, enjoy resident DJs Dream3Team Reload and Petit and Vazquez, better known as La Movida Ibiza.
Pablo Fierro presents We’re Here Opening Party | Club Chinois | Friday, May 26
After an incredible 2022 debut, Pablo Fierro's We're Here returns to Club Chinois every Friday from May 26-September 29. Fierro has been a longtime champion of Afro house. His residency allows him to take his worldly sound to even more people showcasing his incredible mix of Arabic, European, Latin American, Caribbean, and African influences. The Spanish artist (born in the Canary Islands) is more than just a DJ. He also owns Vida Records and is a composer, musician, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter, giving the We're Here parties a fresh and unique perspective.
elrow Opening Party | Amnesia | Saturday, May 27
elrow features colorful themes, street theatre, wild costumes, lots of confetti, and a team of resident DJs who have been part of the family for years. The weekly circus begins this Saturday for 19 dates at Amnesia. The Nowmads New World theme kicks things off to immerse you in an interstellar world where diverse cultures and tribes come together, blurring time and space. Spanish DJ Wade will kick off the season alongside Shermanology, Tini Gessler, George Privatti, and Chelina Manuhutu.
Solomun + 1 Opening Party | Pacha | Sunday, May 28
After seven seasons of success, two heavyweights on the scene join forces every Sunday on the White Island. Solomun is an inseparable part of Pacha and vice versa. He will again dominate the red cherries dancefloor for more than 20 Sundays this season under his Solomun +1 concept. The kick-off features Polish duo Catz N’ Dogz starting at midnight, then Solomun will take control of the booth, and they’ll close the night out with a massive back-three-back session. Expect melodic grooves and the magic of the Polish duo, who usually move towards disco, soul, and deep house. Get ready to dance non-stop!
WooMoon Opening Party | Cova Santa | Sunday, May 28
Combining music, art, and gastronomy for the whole family is something that WooMoon knows how to do. The Ibiza-born concept from LunArts, celebrates the beginning of the summer season, coinciding with the new moon. From this Sunday, May 28, Cova Santa hosts a weekly surreal mix of theatrical performances, circus, live art, interactive experiences, and body painting, all topped with nomadic and mystical sounds. The event kicks off at 6 pm outdoors and moves inside after midnight.
Sven Väth Catharsis | Las Dalias | Thursday, June 1
Last season the Catharsis party series (taking its name from Sven Väth's last solo album) at Las Dalias and Akasha were amongst the most beloved of the summer. Once again, Papa Sven gets up close and personal with the crowd for more than 10 hours, beginning outdoors in Las Dalia's garden at 7 pm and moving inside Akasha at midnight.