EVENTS

Red Valley Festival 2017

Reached the third edition the Red Valley Festival, the first EDM (Electronic Dance Music) festival in Sardinia, has become one of the main musical events of the Italian landscape and among the absolute protagonists of the summer in the Island.

In the beautiful location of the Red Rocks of Arbatax this year our Phoenix (a.k.a. “Fenice”) will rise to the sky with its 16 meters high, ready to host all the artists on the majestic stage made even more fascinating by lights, lasers and the usual stunning scenery set up for the event. From 11 to 14 August, for 4 evenings, Ogliastra is preparing to celebrate electronic music culture through a lineup composed as usual by many world-renowned artists.

Program:

Friday, 11th with Merk & Kremont, the youngest dj of Milan coming in 2014 at the 94th place in the world’s best disc jockey stand by DJMag and starring in 2017 with the new single “Sad Story (Out Of Luck) “. Besides them, during the evening, will be performed “il Pagante”, the famous trio formed by Eddy Veerus, Roberta Branchini and Federica Napoli, who irony the young people of today and their fashion, with songs from the rhythm that they have Immediately conquered the audience of the very young and collected millions of clicks on YouTube. Composed of hit “Sbatti” and “Vamonos“, their first album (Entro In Pass), has become a true generational icon.

Saturday, 12th the usual date dedicated to Holi Color, the festival of colors devoted to the joy and the fun, which in the Hindu tradition traditionally celebrates the arrival of Spring. An event in which children, children, and families will be able to release the colorful powders to the sky, dancing and singing on the notes of Renée la Bulgara, Datura and Maurizio Molella for a jump in the 90s with three of the greatest musicians Dance Italian.

Sunday, 13th were also revealed with the enigmatic guest mysteries that have taken on the role of two internationally-acclaimed artists: it opens the dances of Benny Benassi, one of the most famous Italian deejays in the world, which has come to the fore with the famous Satisfaction success, Who boasts of prestigious collaborations with Madonna and Mika during her long career. Next on the stage of the Phoenix come the VINAI, the duo from Brescia composed of the brothers Alessandro and Andrea Vinai, formed in 2011 and immediately authors of singles of such as “Bounce Generation” and “How We Party“. The two brothers, returning to Red Valley after last year’s edition, have repeatedly played in the main stages of Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Festival, the most important EDM music shows in the world.

Red Valley will ends on the 14th with two other guests of absolute quality both coming from Holland, home of electronic music. W & W, Breda’s original group, do not need presentations; Considered one of the most important DJ of the moment, with an original musical repertoire, boast collaborations with Armin van Buuren and Hardwell, and the single “Bigfoot” have been at the top of the Beatport chart in 2014. The Dutch duo will be accompanied by fellow Gregor Salto, whose remixes by Rihanna’s “Diamonds” and Mariah Carey’s “You’re Mine” have come right into the history of modern electronic music.

After the previous editions, featuring a line of music quality ensured by guests such as Steve Aoki, Sebastian Ingrosso, Deorro and Deejay Time (Albertino, Fargetta, Molella and Precious) artists, the Red Valley Festival offers a line up ‘A sign of continuity, guaranteeing a very high level of music and an international internship, extending the number of guests present.

Some attention will be paid to local talent, with the usual DJ contest in which the 16 invited participants will have the opportunity to make their productions and abilities known to the public within a great musical context. There are also local deejays, now considered in the regional landscape, such as IANNAM, Manuel Pablo, Andrea Satta, Marco Pinelli and Andrea Laddo.

There are all the ingredients to confirm the great expectations, in the continuity of a tradition started 3 years ago that has brought great satisfaction and recognition to the event, but also throughout the territory of Ogliastra and Sardinia.

Mattia Zucca
the authorMattia Zucca