Tuesday 23rd May 2017,

Stop Making Sense Festival – 3 days & nights of musical anarchy by the sea | Young Academic Ultimate Festival Guide

Young Academic can today bring news of yet another festival from over the water, this time in the shape of Stop Making Sense Festival.  Set on the coast of Croatia, this festival ticks all the boxes with sand, sea and sun along with top class DJs and boat parties.  With three days of musical delights in the middle of August, this festival really is the ultimate break away from your studies!

In the afterglow of our Best New European Festival nomination, Stop Making Sense festival reveal this years line up that includes Body & Soul (NYC), Francois K, Joaquin ‘Joe’ Claussell and Danny Krivit.

“After a tremendous first edition of SMS in 2010, we cant wait to get back to the this truly unique spot for more fun in the sun and under the stars with fellow dance music lovers from all over the world”

 

Taking place on the full moon weekend of 12th – 14th August, SMS brings an almighty lunar party to the shores of Croatia’s beautiful Adriatic coast. Stop making Sense is an international music festival with an irreverently independent vibe that showcases top quality dance music and live acts and internationally acclaimed DJ’s in the sunshine and under the stars.

The first ever Stop Making Sense festival in 2010 featured headliner sets from Carl Craig, The Very Best, Optimo, secretsundaze and Allez Allez amongst others. 2011 will raise the standard even higher with the likes of; Body & Soul from New York, Subclub from Glasgow, BBC Radio 1s  Benji B’s Deviation, Favela Chic from Paris and London’s Dalston Superstore.

Body&Soul will be bringing their lighting extraordinaire Ariel with them to work his magic on the ambience as they play from 5pm – 1am on Sunday, closing the festival with the Body&Soul experience on the shores of Croatia.

“An inspired line-up in an utterly beautiful remote location. Listening to Keith Worthy spinning as the sun disappeared into the sea was damn near perfect”. Jack, Friendly Fires

SMS is curated by music lovers and promoters NEED2SOUL, DEVIATION, SUBCLUB, SECRETSUNDAZE, BRIDGING THE GAP, WARM, FAVELA CHIC, BODY AND SOUL, HYBRID LIFE, and TROUBLE VISION.

Situated on a woody peninsula in the small village of Petrcane on the stunning Adriatic coast of Croatia, the Stop Making Sense weekend promises to entertain and thrill in equal measure.

More than a music/dance festival, this is a holiday in a beautiful spot. Brought forward by a like minded collective of club & concert promoters, the SMS event presents a broad selection of musical delights over 3 days & nights. With an open air main stage for cutting edge live music under the stars, a tiki bar alfresco dance floor lapped by the waves, and an incredible 70s style nightclub to lose yourself in til dawn, all capped off with raucous twice daily boat parties!

“After a tremendous first edition of SMS in 2010, we cant wait to get back to the this truly unique spot for more fun in the sun and under the stars with fellow dance music lovers from all over the world” Chris & Alex – SMS Festival Directors

PARTY PLANNERS INCLUDE: BODY & SOUL, DEVIATION, SECRETSUNDAZE, NEED2SOUL, BRIDGING THE GAP, HYBRID LIFE, DALSTON SUPERSTORE, FAVELA CHIC, TROUBLE VISION, SUBCLUB & WARM.

More information on the run-up to the festival can be found on www.stopmakingsense.eu and tickets can be bought via Ticketweb, Paypal (no booking fee), Gigantic & We Got Tickets

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