ULTRA Europe, the iconic electronic music festival set in Croatia's stunning Split, has just dropped it's 'Phase 1' line-up with its first wave of incredible headline acts for next summer! We can't wait for the full 2020 line-up to be announced, with details about the key acts released in two more phases over the coming months (March and May) for the festival on 10-12 July 2020. In the meantime, check out the ULTRA Europe 2020 lineup for a taste of what is to come.Take a look at everything TYW's Ultra Route has to offer - yes, we're talking VIP treatment for ULTRA Europe 2020!
Armin van Buuren
The biggest name in EDM's trance movement, Dutch DJ van Buuren will be returning to ULTRA Europe's Main Stage to drop one hell of a headliner set, complete with show-stopping fireworks. With platinum award-winning tracks like This Is What It Feels Like (featuring Trevor Guthrie) and a host of prestigious festival slots under his belt, van Buuren has become one of the world's most sort-after EDM DJs. Since 2001, van Buuren has hosted a weekly radio show, A State of Trance, which propelled him to stardom. Now broadcast in 84 countries, it attracts a dedicated following of some 40 million listeners and saw him win Best Podcast/Radio Show at the 2019 International Dance Music Awards.Listen to Armin van Buuren on Spotify.
The mysterious man in the puffy white mask will return to ULTRA Europe once again, after his iconic 2018 slot which saw him open his set with a Croatian football anthem. The American electronic music producer and DJ, whose moniker alludes to his music’s mellow feel, has had crossover hits with songs such as Happier (with Bastille) and Wolves (with Selena Gomez) and was featured on the front cover of Forbes magazine for their 30 Under 30 list for 2019. His popular YouTube series, Cooking With Marshmello,averages 250 million views and 1.4 million new subscribers every month, making him a surprise foodie sensation in addition to being one of the top international DJs.Listen to Marshmello on Spotify.
The Grammy-nominated French DJ, record producer and music programmer is back at ULTRA Europe once again to hit his headline slot. Showcasing his stadium-smashing records, such as Let Me Love You (featuring Justin Bieber) and Lean On (with Major Lazer featuring MØ), DJ Snake draws on a range of influences from house, bass, dancehall, tropical and dubstep. His name originates from his early days as a graffiti artist in Paris, where his sneaky ways meant he consistently avoided the police. Snake has also produced a surprising number of pop hits, including Lady Gaga's Applause.Listen to DJ Snake on Spotify.
The cake-throwing, Grammy-nominated musician, DJ and record producer is one of the most sought-after headliners on the international festival circuit. His Billboard-charting studio albums, undulating basslines and onstage theatrics make him a must-see for any EDM lover. He is also a trailblazer in music, fashion and lifestyle industries, having founded his record label and clothing brand, Dim Mak (named after his childhood hero, Bruce Lee), in 1996. Aoki has collaborated with everyone from Linkin Park to 2 Chainz and Louis Tomlinson (of One Direction fame) on the American DJs impressive back-catalogue of singles.Listen to Steve Aoki on Spotify.
The energetic French DJ, music programmer, record producer and songwriter is well-known for his countless chart-topping, dance-pop hit singles, which have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. His 2013 single featuring Kelly Rowland, When Love Takes Over, was even crownedas the number one dance-pop collaboration of all time by Billboard. Known as the 'grandfather of EDM' (he recently turned 52), Guetta, he a pioneer of French house in the early 90s before starting his notorious Ibiza party, F*ck Me I'm Famous, whose compilation mixes each summer established him as the DJ to watch. Yet, it wasn't until he returned to his first love, making music, that he hit international fame, and is now known as the man behind tracks like Where Them Girls At (featuring Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj) and Titanium (featuring Sia).Listen to David Guetta on Spotify.
A mainstay of ULTRA's many festivals across the globe, the Dutch DJ Afrojack returns to Croatia next summer to drop yet another high-octane, hands-in-the-air set. He launched onto the global dance music scene from seemingly out of nowhere in 2011 with Take Over Control(featuring Eva Simons) - an instant club hit, which went platinum in the US. Since then he has co-written tracks like Titanium (featuring Sia) for fellow ULTRA Europe headliner David Guetta and Run The World (Girls) for Beyonce. Listen to Afrojack on Spotify.
If you're yet to experience the Swedish electro-pop duo Galanti, you're definitely familiar with their work. Christian Karlsson co-wrote the Britney Spears single Toxic (which earnt him a Grammy for Best Dance Recording) and Linus Eklöw co-wrote and produced Icona Pop's I Love It (featuring Charli XCX). Together, they've created an impressive catalogue of sultry, vocal-driven anthems, such as the multi-platinum Runaway (U & I) and Peanut Butter Jelly.Listen to Galantis on Spotify.
Since storming the drum and bass scene nearly two decades ago, this Australian band have become one of the biggest names in the genre. Having recently reformed they will be making their ULTRA Europe debut next summer with a brand new live show. Listen to Pendulum Trinity on Spotify.
The British-Canadian DJ create his own uniquely minimal but highly danceable techno sound. Synonymous with Detriot's influential scene from the early 90s, his electro house mixes have made Hawtin an authority on the underground sounds.Listen to Richie Hawtin on Spotify.Want to arrive in style (yes, by yacht!) at ULTRA Europe 2020? Check out TYW's Ultra Route!