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10 parties you’d be silly to miss in Barcelona this October

October equals the arrival of Autumn, but that doesn’t mean hibernating, watching Netflix in your pijamas and pigging out on chocolates. There are so many unreal events coming to Barcelona this month; you can enjoy the city and its nightlife to the fullest. The darkest night of the year, Halloween, is also closer than ever. So now you have even more excuses to dance the night away to the pounding techno and house beats. Summer may be over, but October won’t disappoint you as the city will stay hot.

1. Alan Fitzpatrick @ INPUT

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There’s no doubt that Alan Fitzpatrick is one of the most influential electronic artists of the moment. The Englishman has become a global headliner for festivals and clubs due to his ability to move your mind, body and soul by delivering tracks that stand out from the norm.

Expect floor-filling bombs influenced by a sonic palette made up of dub, breakbeat, electronica or house that will have you dancing until the early hours of the morning.

When?             Friday, 6th of October
Where?            INPUT
Full line-up?    Alan Fitzpatrick

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2. Guti (LIVE) @ Pacha Barcelona

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Argentinian maestro Guti needs no introduction. Originating from the Jazz and Rock worlds, he then found electronic music. His latin and jazz roots are quite present in all of his soulful compositions, which have been played out by all the heavyweights in the tech house scene.

His unique live set lands in Pacha Barcelona for a night full of groove that you don’t want to miss!

When?             Sunday, 8th of October
Where?            Pacha Barcelona
Full line-up?   Guti, Lorenzo Bartoletti, Morgan

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3. Mobilee Rooftop Closing Party @ Hotel Silken

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The mobilee rooftop parties are now a regular event of ‘La Ciudad Condal’ and for very good reasons. The amazingly curated line ups they provide, together with a powerful soundsystem and the breathtaking views you get from the rooftops are something every electronic music fan should experience. This year’s season comes to an end with a yet-to-be revealed line up of talented DJ’s and great sunset vibes.

When?             Sunday, 8th of October
Where?            Hotel Silken
Full line-up?    Secret lineup – very special guest TBA

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 4. Houseclass presents Kerri Chandler @ CDLC

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One of house music’s real originators, a true living legend: the one and only Kerri Chandler has been injecting soul into music since the early 90’s using his deejay sets to inject spirit into the dance floor. More than just a simple DJ spinning some records, his sets are “live”. He remixes tracks whenever he can by incorporating keyboards, vocalists or just his own excellent voice.

The American genius arrives in Barcelona with his new DJ-Kicks tour, for an unmissable chance to fulfil your spirit with house music.

When?             Wednesday, 11th of October
Where?            CDLC
Full Line-up?   Kerri Chandler

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5. Closing w/ Monkey Safari @ La Terrrazza

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THE open air club in Barcelona says goodbye to this year’s season. We wished the club stayed open all year long, but unfortunately the low winter temperatures don’t allow this.

Its final party welcomes German duo Monkey Safari, who will be bringing sunshine vibes to make everyone on the dance floor smile.

When?            Wednesday, 11th of October
Where?           La Terrrazza
Full line-up?   Monkey Safari

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6. SWING pres. Sam Paganini @ INPUT

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Sam Paganini has been lucky enough to release a track that defies genre classification and reaches into mainstream culture, becoming a timeless classic. We are talking about his track ‘Rave‘ of course. The Italian maestro presents his new Zenith album in a tour that has been taking him around the best venues in the world, and INPUT could not be left out from the list.

His branded powerful beats that many describe as ‘sexy groovy dark techno’ (I think the term speaks for itself) will have you floating in the dancefloor for what will be an unforgettable night.

When?             14th of October
Where?            INPUT
Full Line-up?  Sam Paganini

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7. Owl w/ Julian Jeweil @ Under Club

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After the sad events that took place in La Rambla with the terrorist attack, Julian Jeweil had a party booked in the city that same night, but for obvious reasons it had to be cancelled. Now the French mastermind makes a comeback to the city. His characteristic forceful sounds hit Under Club – so expect dark and powerful 4/4 beats to burn your shoes to.

When?             Friday, 13th of October
Where?            Under Club
Full line-up?    Julian Jeweil

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8. HEX Barcelona pres. Marcel Dettmann @ INPUT

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If you ask Barcelona’s clubbers who’s the referent for techno in the city right now, they will most likely tell you it’s HEX Barcelona. The brand has seen a meteoric rise since it was born just a few years ago.

Now, it’s time for one of the most influential talents of contemporary techno, Marcel Dettmann. The Berghain resident and Ostgut Ton family member will turn the industrial space into a hell of darknesspure techno and red lights.

The German seeks to inspire his listeners with sound both reduced and rough, balanced by emotional and surprising moments throughout his sets. Between old and new tracks, the man communicates his message with an apparent effortlessness that still amazes crowds.

When?             Friday, 20th of October
Where?            INPUT
Full line-up?    Marcel Dettmann

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9. Journeys: Jeremy Underground @ Razzmatazz

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The famous Journeys series are back, this time with two of the biggest names in the house game right now: the mighty Jeremy Underground and the upcoming and Dekmantel favourite Palms Trax. A very special ocassion to catch extended sets from both, this is one not to be missed for the true house heads.

When?             Saturday, 21st of October
Where?            Razzmatazz
Full line-up?   Jeremy Underground, Palms Trax

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10. Sasha @ R33

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A true master at tapping into the public’s minds and taking them into a journey. Sasha is one of those relentless artists, a huge contributor to electronic music and a living legend. If there are boundaries yet to be broken, then you can bet that Sasha has got them in his mind. Now put this together with one of Barcelona’s finest sound systems and you’ve got an unmissable night to round up the month.

When?             Saturday, 21st of October
Where?            R33
Full Line-up?  Sasha

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BONUS TRACK. THE HOME

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A secret village location announced only to those who hold a ticket. No rules, no limits or anything in a 12 hour event that keeps on impressing clubbers after every edition The Home celebrates. This new one brings young Italian talent Marco Faraone, a relatively new player in the scene, a prolific and versatile producer whose brutal live sets have earned him releases in Drumcode or Desolat and a regular at the world’s best clubs and festivals.

The Home guys are keeping a surprise with a very special secret guest that will perform along the party’s usual DJ’s who always deliver fire sets. A quite unique way of spending your Sunday that we totally recommend.

When?             Sunday, 22nd of October
Where?            The Home
Full Line-up?   Marco Faraone, Very Special Secret Guest, HITCH + many more

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