David Guetta Goes BIG For 2018 Opening

Posted on June 6, 2018

Images: Tamara Sini

Playa d’en Bossa was a wash of colour, confetti explosions and spectacular laser shows as David Guetta returned to Ushuaïa Ibiza for the latest edition of his BIG party. Fans of the French superstar were delighted at the pre-season announcement that Ibiza 2018 would see him complete his longest Ushuaïa Ibiza residency to date and they turned out in numbers to help clebrate the opening. Expectation levels were soaring as we joined the revellers in their masses for one BIG party.

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As we arrived at the entrance to Ushuaïa Ibiza, spirits were already high as queuing clubbers clambered behind the 10 foot high Head In The Hole lettering which spelled out BIG. Each clubber waited patiently to take the perfect Instagram photo and with two scantily clad gogo dancers on hand to assist; this was a moment that was understandably capturing everyone’s attention. Once inside Ushuaïa Ibiza, the scene was phenomenal. With the super-club already filled to near-capacity, the energy fuelled clubbers were dancing in every available space on the ground as well as the surrounding elevated hotel balconies.

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Lovra and Jax Jones had done a sterling job in setting the tone for the up-for-it crowd before handing over the booth to Jonas Blue who expertly whipped the crowd into a frenzy as the warm-up cotinued. This multi-platinum selling Brit-nominated hitmaker has seen his career explode since his reboot of Tracy Chapman’s Fast Car exploded globally in 2016. In just two years Jonas Blue has enjoyed global crossover success, while maintaining his prolific studio regime and making qute the name for himself behind some of the world’s biggest club booths. The crowd were enthralled as he smashed out hit after hit, living up to his moniker of the musician with the Midas touch. As his high energy set came to a conclusion, he thanked his elated audience before the stage then fell into complete darkness. The crowd followed into silence as everyone waited patiently, phones raised high illuminating the vast dark arena like fireflies in the sky as clubbers were keen to catch this surreal moment. By this point, I had weaved my way to very back of the venue and managed to find myself a small ledge, I clambered up and balanced myself precariously upon this perfect viewing spot.

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A few minutes passed by with what seemed like no movement at all from the stage until suddenly the lights came up to reveal a complete transformation. It was a moment that the crowd had been waiting for all day as they cheered and whistled and their hero, David Guetta, was finally revealed. The talented French superstar was suspended within the DJ booth, which was now 10ft in the air held by a black scaffolding structure that gripped onto the four corners of the stage with colossal steel girders. As Guetta raised his arms high, he silenced his adoring crowd. In a scene reminiscent to the Pope addressing his followers, he spoke the words I can’t even tell you how I’m feeling right now, my heart is beating, and I am so happy to be back on our little island paradise. Are you ready for this? The crowd responded but clearly not loudly enough as he shouted louder this time ARE YOU READY FOR THIS? The stage exploded into a crescendo of lights and dramatic visuals as the super-club illuminated into a sea of sporadic blue and white bursts of light and smoke cannons erupted over the elated crowd in front. The superstar was not to remain alone on stage for long as a team of perfectly poised dancers strutted onto the scene like their lives depended on it.

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Dressed in flor swimsuits that didn’t leave much to the imagination, teamed with luminous kickboxing helmets, shin pads, and towering heels for that BIG sexy sporty look, they freestyled with no inhibitions in front of a crowd that were in awe of their style and beauty. As the night continues David Guetta took his adoring crowd on a musical journey packed with massive anthems and big beats and a sprinkling of his own famous hits, including ‘Titanium’ and “This One’s For You” as the crowd showed nothing but sheer joy while chanting along to the lyrics. As his music proceeded towards a darker vibe his dancers now dressed in black leather swimsuits, and diamante studded motorbike helmets as they continued to wow the crowd. The night was punctuated with intense breakdowns leading to huge drops that saw the crowd jumping up and down to his infectious sound. Giant flashing glow sticks were thrown into the excited crowd as Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’ provided the perfect hip hop drop and hands-in-the-air moment. The Ushuaïa Ibiza production team showed why it is one of the best with a consistent show of fire explosions and smoke gun bursts as the first BIG of the summer drew to a close. With David Guetta departing as mysteriously as he had appeared, to a huge roar from the packed crowd, Guetta had announced his Ibiza arrival in style.

For Further Information:
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June 2019

MON 10 JUN 2019
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MON 17 JUN 2019
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MON 24 JUN 2019
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July 2019

MON 01 JUL 2019
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MON 08 JUL 2019
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MON 15 JUL 2019
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MON 22 JUL 2019
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MON 29 JUL 2019
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August 2019

MON 05 AUG 2019
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MON 12 AUG 2019
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MON 19 AUG 2019
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MON 26 AUG 2019
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September 2019

MON 02 SEP 2019
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MON 09 SEP 2019
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MON 16 SEP 2019
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MON 23 SEP 2019
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MON 30 SEP 2019
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