Epizode Albania announces first names for 2022 edition
EPIZODE Albania main stage
EPIZODE, one of the world’s most exciting festivals, is set to make an epic return on the divine beach of Shengjin in Albania, from September 15th to September 19th, 2022! The second Albanian and sixth global editions will feature four nights and five days of tastemaker music, mind-blowing stage design, and the instantly recognizable electric atmosphere. The 24-hr music experience will be expanded with the relaxing daytime activities, all wrapped in the ethereal sunrises and sunsets and colorful Mediterranean nature.
Epizode Albania lineup
To name a few, the first wave of artists includes APOLLONIA, LOCO DICE, CHRISTIAN LFFLER, MOVE D, ENZO SIRAGUSA, DJEBALI, FRANCESCO DEL GARDA, TRAUMER, DAN ANDREI, and PAWSA. CINTHIE, HERODOT, JANERET, KIASMOS (JANUS RASMUSSEN), MARKO NASTIC, MS. MADA, OSHANA, PANTHERA KRAUSE, ROUSTAM, SWEELY, YOUANDME, CHRISTIAN AB, QUEST, FRANZISKA BERNS, O.BEE, TOMAS STATION, HAMEED, and ZYA will perform alongside them. Local scene will have its representatives, internationally acclaimed ALBAN HI-DINI, RRRRON and SECRET 47. They will all take the audience on a 24-hour journey from soulful house and stripped-down breaks to atmospheric and electric techno.
The French super-trio APOLLONIA kicks things off with a spectacular back-to-back-to-back set, followed by hip-hop rooted house and techno DJ superstar LOCO DICE. CHRISTIAN LFFLER will perform alongside the legendary eclectic techno producer MOVE D, bringing his smooth and fascinating sound. ENZO SIRAGUSA, a Fuse London party starter, will shake us up with his groovy sound, DJEBALI will serve up his rolling grooves, and FRANCESCO DEL GARDA will bring a perfect blend of funk, techno, and groovy house. Following TRAUMER’s infectiously funky rhythms is a Romanian powerhouse and [a:rpi:ar] artist, DAN ANDREI, and PAWSA with his inventive tech house with an old school vibe. Epizode will also feature Belgrade’s own internationally acclaimed MARKO NASTIC, Berlin-based CINHTIE, Icelandic atmospheric producer JANUS RASMUSSEN (KIASMOS), French star and Yoyaku resident JANERET, and SWEELY, one of the most creative and eclectic French producers of the new generation.
Epizode festival location
This year, EPIZODE will be located in Shengjin in Northwest Albania, filled with blissful landscapes, lush pine forests and warm emerald sea. Its breathtaking scenery, Mediterranean culture, unrivaled local hospitality, and mouthwatering local delicacies will make this trip a must-do for the end of summer.
To name a few, the first Epizode Albania edition in 2021 drew crowds from more than 49 countries and featured more than 50 international and regional DJ legends such as SOLOMUN, MARCO CAROLA, MICHAEL BIBI, RICHY AHMED, LEE BURRIDGE, ADRIATIQUE, DUBFIRE, BINH, MARGARET DYGAS, PETRE INSPIRESCU, PRASLEA, NASTIA
Born in 2016 in Vietnam’s Phu Quoc island, Epizode has, in only four years, made an impressive mark internationally, becoming an unmissable NYE getaway for music and art lovers, global adventurers and professionals from the music industry. Previous EPIZODE editions set the standard by bringing together some of the most respected artists and club brands on the global dance scene.