SXM Festival 2017

Posted on January 26, 2017

Words: Iain Thomson

March 15 – 19 sees SXM Festival return to the idyllic location of Saint Martin for the second instalment of the clandestine Caribbean electronic music festival. Having already announced the first phase of headliners, including Ricardo Villalobos, Black Coffee, Âme, Bob Moses and Nina Kraviz, the second phase of talent has been revealed, adding a deep underground vibe to the already credible collection of talent.

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2016 saw SXM Festival make its debut in a seemingly saturated global festival market, proving that you can never have too many world class events filled with talent as it smashed all expectations. Universal praise followed, not to mention a slew of international talent keen to experience the unique vibe of the SXM experience. Festival founder Julian Price said; At SXM Festival we value quality and intimacy. Quality of music and experience. Intimacy with some of the most wonderful, enlightened, party people on the planet. Add to that the breathtaking beauty of Saint Martin and it’s a powerful mix. We have already sold tickets in North and South America, Europe, Australia, Africa and Asia. And we can’t wait to welcome our global family to this magical island. In year two we have also redoubled our efforts to bring the very best talent in underground electronic music to SXM, with every carefully curated artist having their own sonic identity. Improving on last year’s line-up has been a challenge because we respect the musical story so much. But as we announce Phase 2, we feel like we’ve done it for 2017 – and this story should win a Pulitzer prize.”

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SXM Festival set out to create a unique destination experience for its festival goers, at the same time finding a new home for the nomadic dance tribe. It’s safe to say that it was mission accomplished, making an instant impact on a global scene that can traditionally be a particularly stubborn nut to crack. SXM Festival offers artists and clubbers alike, an unforgettable adventure, with five sunrises and sunsets to enjoy and a host of fantastic music and performances in between – from the white sandy beach of the main stage to the unforgettable Caribbean boat party, the exclusive villa party, the rawness of the jungle party and the chance to immerse themselves in the rich local culture. With the island splitting its heritage between the Dutch and French, the melting pot of colour, cuisine and craft makes for an unbelievable trip. It’s the mixture of the phenomenal location and the carefully curated musical journey that resulted in the success of the debut, and what promises to see it reach another level in 2017. Stay tuned for further info…

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SXM FESTIVAL 2017 PHASE 1 + 2 LINEUP (Alphabetical)
Âme (Live)
Amir Javasoul
Andhim
Atish
Audiofly
Bedouin
Behrouz
Black Coffee
Blond:ish
Bob Moses (Club Set)
Chaim
Crussen
DJ W!ld
Doc Martin
Francesca Lombardo
Frank & Tony
Fur Coat
Guti (Live)
Honey Dijon
Isaiah Martin
Jade
Jamie Jones
John Acquaviva
Jon Charnis
Julia Govor
Kate Simko
Lee Burridge
Lee K
Lum
M.A.N.D.Y.
m.O.N.R.O.E.
Maher Daniel
Martin Buttrich
Matthias Meyer
Moscoman
My Favorite Robot
Nico Stojan
Nina Kraviz
Nitin
Ostrich
Nu
Ricardo Villalobos
Richie Hawtin
Rony Seikaly
Roy Davis Jr.
RPR Soundsystem (Rhadoo, Petre Inspirescu, Raresh)
Sebastian Mullaert Aka Minilogue (Live)
Shaun Reeves
Skream
Sleepy & Boo
Sonja Moonear
Soul Clap
Taimur & Fahad
Tara Brooks
The Martinez Brothers
Thugfucker
Vanjee
YokoO

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