January has been a long month, we know. But February has started, the sun is warming everyone up and it seems that winter is over already. On top of this, there are quite a few interesting names coming “in town” and we are ready to party a bit more. Here’s a list of the parties you can’t miss if you’re in Portugal in February!
Frenetik Grooves is making February kick-off very well in the Portuguese capital, bringing to Lisbon the techno sound of the Brazilian Fernanda Martins. One of the female most known DJs of the techno and hard techno industry, alongside Arvvela, P!PA and Manu, Top Floor will be the scenario of a night made of bass, and powerful drops.
When: Friday, February 7th Where: Top Floor, Lisbon Line up: Fernanda Martins / Arvvela / P!PA / Manu
LX Music is turning 15 this year and its history has spoken for itself, it is known as one of the main nightlife attractions of Portugal. The celebrations will happen with one of the techno queens, Charlotte de Witte. Tomorrowland in Belgium, Awakenings in Holland, Sónar in Spain, and now celebrating LX Music’s anniversary with her unique raw techno. Glove, Midinoize, Steve Menta and Trigger are going to complete the line up of an unforgettable birthday.
When: Friday, February 14th Where: Centro de Congressos, Lisbon Line up: Charlotte de Witte / Glove / Midinoize / Steve Menta / Trigger
2020 is a special year for Disturb. Yes, it’s already the 5th year of raving in Lisbon. Ministerium Club is getting ready to celebrate with the German Nur Jaber, who will bring his sound for the first time in Portugal. The line up is completed by Fúria, Adeline Rose, Qwëzall and Ornella. Get ready for a big rave party, in every sense.
When: Saturday, February 15th Where: Ministerium Club, Lisbon Line up: Nur Jaber / Fúria / Adeline Rose / Qwëzall / Ornella
Fuse all night is ready for the second appointment of the new decade. The monthly residency in Kremlin has already affirmed itself as one of the points of reference of Lisbon’s nightlife. The German Mike Dehnert and Jiffy, resident of the night, will bring you into a journey of emotional music.
When: Friday, February 21st Where: Kremlin, Lisbon Line up: Mike Dehnert / Jiggy
February is a special month in China, everyone celebrates the Chinese New Year. And who better than Elrow could have brought the magnificence of this festivity in the clubs all around the world? And in terms of party, celebrations and magnificence they are masters, with their colourful and playful shows. The house of Claptone and the techno Sam Paganini, the classy groove of Anja Schneider, alongside Dj Vibe, Djeff, Eddy M and Marc Maya, directly from the Elrow Barcelona’s headquarters. Another occasion to celebrate, another occasion to enjoy music with a smile.
When: Saturday, February 22nd Where: FIL, Feira Internacional de Lisboa, Lisbon Line up: Claptone / Sam Paganini / Anja Schneider / Dj Vibe / Djeff / Eddy M / Marc Maya
Pérola Negra knows how to make its public happy, offering musical journeys with some of the most interesting names of the moment. Pional is surely one of these, and has made himself known as a DJ, as a producer and also as digger. His sets are innovative, curated and his sound is clean and on spot. After having stepped stages as Dekmantel or Sónar, in February it’s the turn of Portugal, together with Adriano and Rompante. This is the type of quality that is making of Porto’s nightlife a very interesting point for reference for the European clubbing scene.
When: Saturday, February 8th Where: Pérola Negra, Porto Line up: Pional / Adriano / Rompante
If you are a techno music fan, you must have heard the name of Anetha more than once. Surely, you must have seen her Boiler Room set, probably you were even dancing at home, or even in the office. If you know that set, you must also have noticed her talent, her charisma and her amazing skills on the mix. Alongside Valudy, it’s going to be a night of real techno.
When: Friday, February 14th Where: Industria Club, Porto Line up: Anetha / Valudy
After the two legends Zadig and Laurent Garnier, it’s now time to enjoy the DJ set of Paul Ritch. Part of the Drumcode family, his work was published also on other top labels such as Get Physical, and his own Quartz Records. NEOPOP, the Portuguese very well known organization is bringing his powerful techno to Gare Porto, for one of the appointments in preparation for the festival.
When: Friday, February 14th Where: Gare Porto, Porto Line up: Paul Ritch
It’s pretty clear by now that Fusion Gatherings offers quality and top-notch guests. Back in the organization’s history, there are some of the biggest names of the industry and this night is simply another success for the records. The live show of Extrawelt is an experience that every clubber should live at least once, a magical journey into electronic sounds.
When: Friday, February 28th Where: Fusion Gatherings, Porto Line up: Extrawelt / Jaakko
This is a special night, it happens every 5 years. And could you imagine a better way to spend it, then with the Innervisions master’s unique sound? Âme is bringing his elegant, warm and sexy vibe to Industria Club and, for electronic music lovers, this is really unmissable. Alongside Rui Trintaeum and João Azevedo.
When: Saturday, February 29th Where: Industria Club, Porto Line up: Âme / Rui Trintaeum / João Azevedo