Ibiza Rocks: August news!

Known as the rebel without a cause on the White Isle, Ibiza Rocks has gone against the grain in the Balearic Islands since opening back in 2005. Always bringing the unexpected with curveball genres whether that’s UK Rap, grime or indie, the Ibiza Rocks team have made a space for new sounds to find their home – unified party island that caters for diverse audiences and tastes. Marking the half-way point of the summer, Ibiza Rocks still have plenty of heavyweight talent from July until closing to September.

Brand new residency Fire In The Pool has given rap a permanent home in Ibiza, with top quality UK rap featuring next-generation icons and OG acts. In true curveball style, Fire In The Pool as a concept busts the stereotypes of an Ibiza party, curated by Charlie Sloth’s iconic Fire In The Booth viral video series, these poolside sessions bring that concept to life. After a mega July show from chart-topping Arrdee, there’s more to come with Northwest London’s finest Digga D. Headie One also joins, undoubtedly the king of UK rap whose set at Ibiza Rocks will be one of the hottest of the season. Mainstays of the movement, rap dream team Krept & Konan will also soundtrack a poolside session.

Manchester’s golden boy Aitch took over for a 2 day mini-festival / pool party ‘Aitch 2-0,’with fellow Mancunian legend Bugzy Malone, revered Midlands don MIST, Nemzzz, DJ Win and more acts who have keen a key part of the UK rap phenomenon. The young star will also be joined by godfather of grime and head honcho Charlie Sloth, whose seminal, long-running Fire In The Booth series put many young artists under the spotlight. Also on a rap tip, fire collective D Block Europe formed of London-based rappers Dirtbike LB and Young Adz will host a one-off pool party with some of UK rap’s dominant names including Clavish, Shayna Marie and others.

Always a hands-in-the-air party that should be on the agenda for any garage fan in Ibiza, Craig David with his regular TS5 sessions hosted by the man himself. Some of the wildest pool parties across the summer, Wes Nelson, Gracey, DJ Target, Belters Only +++  will assist Craig in bringing the vibes. DJ and KISS FM host Joel Corry is also on curation duties, with special guests popping up across the season – catch Majestic, Sammy Porter, DJ SKT, Jess Bays as just a selection of the talent on board.

Ben Hemsley’s line-ups host a headsy collection of house, trance, house to heavy techno selectors, bringing in a cosmic combination of acts across summer with DJ Heartstring, LF System, Kettama, Todd Terry and more ticking all the boxes. Nathan Dawes residency promises hands in the air and sing along garage, house and crossover anthems for Nathan’s takeovers. Number 1 artist, singer and performer Becky Hill also holds the fort across the summer with YOU / ME / US, inviting artists such as Jodie Harsh, I.JORDAN, Gok Wan, 24 Hour Garage Girls and more – also holding space for talent from the electronic world.

On regular rotation will be hip-hop event Applebum, set to mastermind a line of parties bringing old-school and new school flavours from the genres. Ibiza Anthems with DJ duo Switch Disco will journey through classic hits from the isle – euphoric dance hits from past, present and future by the team famed for their mashup selections.

Ibiza Rocks is known to be The Home Of The Pool party, and it’s the ultimate Ibiza experience. Running from now until September, Ibiza Rocks have programmed a heavy hitting set of names that range from forward thinking rap to huge festival headliners right through to classic house sounds.  Started in 2005 by the desire to make space for new sounds on the white isle, they have welcomed some of the biggest stars from the indie, rap, hip-hop, grime, pop worlds and more, also reflecting the diversity of today’s modern music fans.


Tickets for each event are priced separately, and start from just €10 for certain events. There are also options available for beds for those wanting to reserve a space for particular events. For those who want the full Ibiza Rocks experience, there are packages available including accommodation, to explore all options go to ibizarocks.com. The Ibiza Rocks doors are open for all for summer 2023.