Famous DJs to heat up Turkey’s beaches
ISTANBULThe beaches of Istanbul and Çeşme will host a number of internationally-famous DJs throughout the month of August.
Scottish DJ Jack Revill, known as Jackmaster, will perform at Istanbul’s Suma Beach on Aug. 6. He is a co-founder of the record label and club night Numbers as well as Wireblock, Dress 2 Sweat and Point.One Recordings.
Revill was awarded Breakthrough DJ at DJ Magazine’s Best Of British Awards in 2010. He curated a diverse lineup of acts that included Moodymann, Joy Orbison, Tale Of Us, Dance Mania and DJ Slimzee, among others.
In December 2014 Revill was voted Best DJ in the DJ Magazine Best of British Awards as well as coming 11th in Resident Advisor’s prestigious Top 100 DJs of 2014 poll.
Another world-renowned DJ, Englishman Nick Warren, will be the guest of Çeşme’s SoundClub. Warren is one of the best names in electronic music. He is well known for his eight albums released in the Global Underground series and as a member of the duo Way Out West. He is head of A&R for the progressive house.
On Aug. 27, SoundClub will also host another English DJ, James Zabiela, who first gained fame in 2000 by winning Muzik Magazine’s Bedroom Bedlam competition, Best Bedroom Bedlam DJ 2001, and has since been signed to Sasha’s Excession agency.
He took the stage in Istanbul in 2005 and has been appreciated by Turkish fans since then.
Festivals in Çeşme and Istanbul
Suma Beach will also host more than 40 DJs during the Burn Electrica Festival on Aug. 13-14 after a two-year hiatus.
The event has been organized by FG 93.7 since 2004 and hosted more than 150,000 music lovers along with more than 600 world-renowned DJs.
Dubfire, Scuba, Black Coffee, Bob Moses, ANNA, Efdemin, Vessels, Aril Brikha, Ripperton, Re.You, Elekfantz, Musumeci, Soul Clap, Wolf + Lamb, PillowTalk and Nick Monaco, Birol Giray, Alican, Sezer Uysal, Ferhat Albayrak, Ahmet Şendil, Ilker Aksungar, Ömür & Altan, Doruk Güralp, Gökce Özer, Discolog, Gadi Mitrani, Batur, Mert Yücel, Ali Efe Dinç, Rubsilent, Gökberk, Jack In the Box, Yang, Moophy, Marlo, Selim Savaf, Gökhan Sakaltaş, Erkan Kara, Efe Kantel and Drell will be among the performers at the festival, sponsored by energy drink Burn.
Another festival will be held at Istanbul’s LifePark on Aug. 20. The 10-hour event will offer participants a day of relaxing in Istanbul’s forests, along with various activities.