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March 9, 2017 - No Comments!

Listen to Live Sets From BPM 2017!

We can count on our BPM artists to bring their A-game when it's fiesta time. Check out our new playlist full of BPM sets that have been released by #BPM2017 artists and labels! Featuring the newest productions that had you itching for more to expertly crafted sets from Nicole Moudaber, Chris Liebing, Coyu, Sian, and many more that had you dancing all night long, listen to live sets from #BPM2017 in our playlist below.

February 15, 2017 - No Comments!

Dear BPM Family & Friends

Our thoughts and deepest sympathies remain with the families and friends of those victimized by the horrific events of January 16, the final night of our 10-day music festival in Playa del Carmen. Our hearts are broken by the loss of six wonderful lives that were cruelly cut short. We will not forget them as we struggle to come to grips that such a tragedy could have occurred at an event that is the very embodiment of positivity and shared love of music in the global dance community.

As days go by, we will draw inspiration from Kirk and Geovanni’s heroic and selfless acts. We will also continue to grieve the deaths and pray for the families of the four victims who were with us as guests.

-Kirk Wilson (Canada) Security detail
-Geovanni Francisco Ruiz Murillo (Mexico) Security detail
-Rafael Penaloza Vega (Mexico)
-Alejandra Villanueva (USA)
-Daniel Pessina (Italy)
-Giovanni Arturo Amparan Saragossa (Mexico)

The dance floor is where people come together to share joy, be with friends, create memories, and celebrate life. While our festival and dance community have experienced a tragedy, we’d also like to remember the magical moments, new friendships, and beautiful landscape of Mexico that we’ve all shared over the last 10 years.

We appreciate all the support from fans all over the world. We look forward to celebrating with you once again in the near future. For now, we will be postponing our plans for The BPM Festival: Brazil until further notice but we do hope you will join us at The BPM Festival: Portugal (September 2017) later this year.

Our love goes out to all of our extended BPM Family fans, artists, staff, industry, volunteers, the local community and especially to all the victims’ families. As members of the global dance music community, let us stay strong in the knowledge that we stand together against all kinds of violence and will continue to spread love through our music.

WE WILL NOT FORGET.

Peace, Love & Respect,

The BPM Festival

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Queridos amigos y familia BPM,

Nuestros pensamientos y condolencias más profundas siguen siendo para las familias y amigos de las víctimas de los terribles acontecimientos del 16 de enero, la noche final de nuestro festival de 10 días en Playa del Carmen. Nuestros corazones están rotos por la pérdida de seis vidas maravillosas, que fueron cruelmente terminadas. No los olvidaremos, mientras nos esforzamos por comprender que tal tragedia ocurrió en un evento que es la encarnación misma del positivismo y el amor compartido por la música en la comunidad dance mundial.

A medida que pasen los días, nos inspiraremos en los actos heroicos y desinteresados ​​de Kirk y Geovanni. También seguiremos lamentando las muertes y orando por las familias de las cuatro víctimas que estaban con nosotros como asistentes.

-Kirk Wilson (Canada) Equipo de seguridad
-Geovanni Francisco Ruiz Murillo (Mexico) Equipo de seguridad
-Rafael Peñaloza Vega (Mexico)
-Alejandra Villanueva (USA)
-Daniel Pessina (Italy)
-Giovanni Arturo Amparan Saragossa (Mexico)

El dance floor es donde la gente se reúne para compartir alegría, estar con amigos, crear recuerdos y celebrar la vida. Si bien nuestra comunidad de festivales y música dance ha sufrido una tragedia, también nos gustaría recordar los momentos mágicos, las nuevas amistades y el hermoso paisaje mexicano, que todos hemos compartido durante los últimos 10 años.

Agradecemos todo el apoyo de los fans de todo el mundo. Esperamos celebrar con ustedes una vez más en un futuro cercano. Por ahora, vamos a posponer nuestros planes para The BPM Festival: Brasil hasta nuevo aviso, pero esperamos que se unan a nosotros en The BPM Festival: Portugal (septiembre de 2017) a finales de este año.

Nuestro amor se extiende a toda nuestra familia de fans, artistas, staff, industria, voluntarios, la comunidad local y en especial a todas las familias de las víctimas. Como miembros de la comunidad mundial de música dance, mantengámonos firmes en la idea de que estamos juntos contra todo tipo de violencia y continuaremos difundiendo amor a través de nuestra música.

NUNCA LO OLVIDAREMOS.

Paz, amor y respeto,

The BPM Festival

January 17, 2017 - No Comments!

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

It is with great sadness to share that police have confirmed reports of a lone shooter outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa Del Carmen earlier today, which resulted in five fatalities and fifteen injured. The violence began on 12th street in front of the club and three members of the BPM security team were among those whose lives were lost while trying to protect patrons inside the venue.

The BPM Festival has been working closely with the local authorities (Seguridad Publica / Policia Turistica) throughout the festival to ensure public safety and security for all visitors. We are overcome with grief over this senseless act of violence and we are cooperating fully with local law enforcement and government officials as they continue their investigation.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the victims and their families and all those affected by these tragic events.

 

The BPM Festival Familia

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Es con mucha tristeza que compartimos los reportes confirmados de la policía que las acciones de un sujeto solitario en Blue Parrot hace unas horas, resultaron en sucesos fatales con cuatro fallecidos y quince heridos. Este acto de violencia inició en Calle 12 frente al club y tres miembros del equipo de seguridad de BPM están entre esas vidas que perdimos, mientras trataban de proteger a los asistentes en el interior de la sede.

The BPM Festival ha estado trabajando en estrecha colaboración con las autoridades locales (Seguridad Pública / Policía Turística) durante el festival, para asegurar el bienestar de todos los asistentes. Estamos conmovidos con el dolor de este acto de violencia sin sentido, y cooperando plenamente con la policía local y funcionarios del gobierno a medida que continúan su investigación.

Nuestros pensamientos y oraciones están con todas las víctimas y sus familias y todos aquellos afectados por estos trágicos acontecimientos.

 

La familia The BPM Festival

January 7, 2017 - No Comments!

The Jungle Shuttle Information & More // Información de Shuttle a The Jungle y más

The Jungle shuttle pick-up is available for all ticket and wristband holders. Pick up will be at Plaza las Perlas on Constituyentes, near Mega (supermarket); look for our team member(s) with the BPM sign. Shuttles will be operating as of 9:45 pm and there will be continuous shuttle service until 5am. From 5am on, there will only be shuttle service for the Jungle back to Playa. Transport to the Jungle will stop at 5 am. Tickets are available at the door!

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The Jungle is CASH ONLY (USD/MXN). Credit cards will not be accepted and there are NO ATMs on-site. We recommend communicating logistics with your group prior to arriving, as cell phone reception may be unavailable.

Jungle Essentials: Insect repellent, closed toe shoes, comfortable clothing, sun block, hand fans (available at the BPM Merch Store).
DO NOT BRING: Beverages, alcohol & illegal substances, heeled shoes, firearms & sharp objects, large bags (small backpacks permitted)

Please respect nature and the environment-- do not litter, leave no trace. Very limited parking is available (see attached image and flags directing you once near the site).

DRIVING INFO:
Limited parking available for $50MXN. We recommend using our parking lots at The Jungle and we ask that you do NOT park in the street across from the venue. Driving directions below. // Para estacionamiento hay cupo limitado (la imagen adjunta muestra más info):

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Taxis available outside the venue. Please note a fixed price from The Jungle to downtown Playa del Carmen should be $200 MXN.

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Información de Shuttle a The Jungle y más

El shuttle para ir a The Jungle está disponible para todos los portadores de brazalete y boletos. El punto de partida es en Plaza Las Perlas en Constituyentes, cerca de Mega (super mercado); busca a nuestro equipo con letreros BPM. Los shuttles estarán operando desde las 9:45pm y habrá servicio continuo hasta las 5am. De 5am en adelante solo habrá transporte de regreso de The Jungle a Playa.  El transporte desde Playa hacia The Jungle terminará a las 5am.  ¡Habrá boletos disponibles en la entrada!

 

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The Jungle es una sede de SOLO EFECTIVO (USD/MXN).  No se aceptan tarjetas de crédito y no hay cajeros automáticos para retirar efectivo en la sede.  Se recomienda organizar logísticas con tu grupo antes de llegar, pues la conexión de celular es limitada.

Lo esencial en la selva: repelente de insectos, zapatos cerrados, ropa cómoda, bloqueador solar, abanicos (disponibles en tienda BPM).

FAVOR DE NO TRAER: bebidas, alcohol ni sustancias ilegales, zapatos de tacón, armas de fuego, ni objetos punzo-cortantes, no se permiten bolsos grandes, solo backpacks pequeños.

Habrá taxis disponibles afuera de la sede, transporte desde The Jungle hacia el centro de Playa del Carmen será de aproximadamente $200 MXN.  Consulta tarifas a otras partes de la ciudad antes de abordar.

Por favor respeta la naturaleza y medio ambiente - no tires basura, no dejes huella. Hay estacionamiento limitado (checa la imagen adjunta y las banderas que te dirigirán, una vez cerca del sitio).

INDICACIONES PARA LLEGAR MANEJANDO:
Estacionamiento limitado por $50MXN.  Te recomendamos solo usar nuestras áreas de estacionamiento designadas y te pedimos NO ESTACIONAR sobre el camino, o en frente de la sede.  Abajo te compartimos indicaciones para llegar manejando (la imagen adjunta muestra más info):

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Parties at The Jungle

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MIXMAG PRESENTS YA'AH MUUL I TICKETS HERE

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MUSIC ON TICKETS HERE

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DIYNAMIC  TICKETS HERE

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PARADISE TICKETS HERE

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SCI+TEC TICKETS HERE

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YA'AH MUUL II TICKETS HERE

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OFFICIAL CLOSING PARTY TICKETS HERE

January 5, 2017 - No Comments!

OXIA Closes Out the 12 Days of BPM Podcasts

Closing out our 12 Days of BPM Podcasts, Diversions Music label head OXIA puts together a mix for us, premiered by Magnetic Mag. A leader in France’s house and techno scene since the late 90s, OXIA has delivered both in the studio and on the dancefloor for over twenty years. Since his first EP in 1995, OXIA has released two full length albums, 24 Heures and Tides of Mind, and numerous other productions and remixes on labels such as 8bit, Visionquest, Hot Creations, Kompakt, and more. This past summer, he made multiple appearances in Ibiza at Music On’s renowned parties at Amnesia and the world famous Space Ibiza for ONYX. Listen to his podcast before he plays #BPM2017 alongside POPOF, Julian Jeweil, and Animal & Me at the FORM Music showcase on Saturday, January 14 at La Santanera. Get your tickets now!

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FORM Music
Saturday, January 14, 2017
La Santanera
10pm-6am
Tickets available here

 

January 5, 2017 - No Comments!

Listen to YOTTO’s mix for our 12 Days of BPM Podcasts

The 12 Days of BPM Podcasts are nearly over but Finnish DJ/producer YOTTO keeps you dancing with our eleventh mix, premiered by Dancing Astronaut. Growing up in a house full of music and musicians, it wasn't long until YOTTO began working on his craft. Taking inspiration from the likes of Kevin Saunderson, Kerri Chandler, and Masters at Work, his deep knowledge and understanding of music and production led him to release on his work on Anjunadeep. From remixes for RÜFÜS and Coldplay to having one of his tracks named the 'Essential New Tune' by Pete Tong in 2016, it's easy to see why Dancing Astronaut selected YOTTO as one of the 'Top 25 Artists to Watch in 2017.' Make your way to Wah Wah during #BPM2017 on Thursday, January 12 for All Gone Pete Tong and Friday, January 13 for the Anjunadeep showcase to catch YOTTO's BPM debut. Get your tickets now!

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All Gone Pete Tong
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Wah Wah
12pm-9pm
Tickets available here

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Anjunadeep
Friday, January 13, 2017
Wah Wah
12pm-9pm
Tickets available here

January 3, 2017 - No Comments!

IMPORTANT: Box Office & Ticket Information // IMPORTANTE: Información de Box Office y Boletos

Didn’t snag a festival pass online?
Arriving in Playa del Carmen early?

Pick up your #BPM2017 festival pass EARLY so you don’t miss a second on the dance floor!

Additional 3-day opening weekend, 7 and 10-day festival passes will be available while supplies last at the BPM Box Office.

Single event tickets will be available for purchase as well, online until the day of the show & onsite.

Please note those who purchased single event tickets do NOT need to pick up a physical ticket. Please print at home or show the ticket on your phone at the door of the event.

*A VALID GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID AND THE CREDIT CARD USED TO PURCHASE YOUR PASSES ARE REQUIRED AT THE TIME YOU PICK-UP YOUR PASSES.

*All parties must be present with the original purchaser in order to release the festival passes.

*In order to protect yourself against purchasing potentially fraudulent tickets, please ONLY purchase tickets from thebpmfestival.com or at the Official BPM Box Office in Playa del Carmen. If you buy tickets from an unauthorized third party, there is a chance that they are not legitimate tickets and will not be honored for entry to the festival.

BPM Box Office/Will Call Hours of Operation

PRE-FESTIVAL HOURS
Monday, January 2       1pm - 8pm
Tuesday, January 3      12pm - 8pm
Wednesday, January 4 12pm - 8pm
Thursday, January 5     10am - 12am

FESTIVAL HOURS
Friday, January 6 - Saturday, January 14, 2017
10am - 2am

Sunday, January 15, 2016
10am - 8pm

Address
32nd St. & Cozumel St
Between Mamita's & 1st Avenue

We are learning from our past experiences and making changes in order to ensure the best customer service & best customer protection in 2017. We’re using this as an opportunity to optimize our systems, and to ensure you have the best possible experience at the Box Office in the future. Please send any feedback or suggestions to info@thebpmfestival.com

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¿No conseguiste brazalete del festival en línea?
¿Llegas antes a Playa del Carmen?

¡Pasa por tu brazalete #BPM2017 CON ANTICIPACIÓN para que no te pierdas un segundo en la pista de baile!

Una cantidad limitada de brazaletes de 3 días, 7 días y 10 días, estarán disponibles hasta agotar existencias en el BPM Box Office.

Los boletos sencillos por evento también estarán disponibles para compra, en línea hasta el día del show y en la sede.

Favor de confirmar que aquellos que compraron boletos sencillos por evento en línea, NO ES NECESARIO recoger un boleto físico.  Favor de imprimir en casa o mostrar en la puerta el día del evento, el boleto recibido en tu correo.

*PARA RECOGER TUS BRAZALETES DE VARIOS DÍAS ES INDISPENSABLE Y OBLIGATORIO PRESENTAR IDENTIFICACIÓN OFICIAL Y LA TARJETA DE CRÉDITO USADA PARA LA COMPRA.

*Todas las personas que portarán brazalete deben estar presentes con el comprador original en el momento de recoger los brazaletes, pues estos se colocan personalmente y al momento.

*Protégete a ti mismo de comprar boletos potencialmente fraudulentos! Por favor SOLO compra boletos en thebpmfestival.com o en el BPM Box Office en Playa del Carmen. Si compras boletos de un tercero no autorizado, es muy probable que no sean legítimos y no se te podrá autorizar acceso al festival.

Horario de operación del BPM Box Office / Will Call
Lunes 2 de enero 1pm - 8pm
Martes 3 de enero 12pm - 8pm
Miércoles 4 de enero 12pm - 8pm
Jueves 5 de enero     10am - 12am

HORARIOS DURANTE EL FESTIVAL
Del viernes 6 de enero al sábado 14 de enero del 2017
10am - 2am

Domingo 15 de enero del 2017
10am - 8pm

Dirección
Calle 32 Y Calle Cozumel
Entre Mamita's Y 1a. Avenida

Buscamos aprender de experiencias pasadas y constantemente hacemos cambios para asegurar un mejor servicio a los asistentes y mayor protección al cliente en 2017.  Usamos esto como una oportunidad para optimizar nuestros sistemas y asegurarnos que tengas la mejor experiencia posible en el Box Office.  Favor de enviar cualquier comentario o sugerencia a info@thebpmfestival.com

January 3, 2017 - No Comments!

Day 10 of the 12 Days of BPM Podcasts brings us Secondcity

UK-born, Chicago-bred DJ/producer Secondcity reveals our tenth mix for 12 Days of BPM Podcasts, premiered via THUMP Mexico. The summer of 2016 saw Secondcity hold down his first residency in Ibiza at Sankeys for Tribal Sessions as well as a return to Ushuaïa for ANTS after performing for Joris Voorn and Nic Fanciulli's La Familia the previous year at the popular open air club. Equally in demand off the White Isle, his festival appearance ranges from some of the UK’s most iconic festivals like Reading & Leeds, Glastonbury, and Creamfields to Austria’s Snowbombing, Croatia’s Hideout Festival, and Los Angeles’ HARD Summer, to name a few. Proving himself as effective in the studio, Secondcity’s work has landed Knee Deep In Sound, Saved Records, Toolroom, and many more. See Secondcity play on opening night of #BPM2017 at ANTS at Blue Parrot, get your tickets now!

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ANTS
Friday, January 6, 2017
Blue Parrot
10pm-6am
Tickets available here

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