April 2012? Where will you be? We’ll be lapping up the bright blue skies of the Portes du Soleil and working on our goggle tans, piste-side, each and every day. Come sunset we’ll be stomping our ski and snowboard boots to banging beats laid down by some of the best international DJ’s. Care to join us?
Basscamp Festival is bringing together the two colossal worlds of snow sports and electronic music and smashing them together over the Alpine ski resort of Morzine to create an energy and atmosphere that has never been seen mountain-side before. The hills are literally alive with the sound of music… lets hope we don’t cause an avalanche!
Basscamp Festival takes place between 2nd and 6th April 2012. Acts already on the banging bass heavy line-up include Thomas Gandey, Benny Page, DJ Switch and Marco del Horno alongside many others. The line-up is guaranteed to have the mountains shaking. Embrace the snow, sun and musical mayhem of Basscamp Festival.
With 625km of piste, some of the most awesome snow parks in the world including the Burton Stash, the crazy Swiss Wall and some of the best music venues in The Alps, Morzine will be the place to be in April 2012.
800 tickets are available for Morzine’s first 5 day music, ski and snowboard festival and accommodation packages including a 5 day festival wristband are available from a miniscule €299. The resort is just 1 hour and 15 minutes from Geneva airport.
The festival is set to build on the success of other winter resort events such as The Brits and Snowbombing, which have gone from strength to strength in recent years. Unlike other alpine festivals, Basscamp is not limited to a package from a tour operator, making it much more flexible for attendants whilst also appealing to local residents, seasonnaires and workers in other ski resorts.
Organised by Morzine resident of 9 years Justin Bull, the Basscamp Festival is the newest contender on the international music festival scene. And Justin pulls no punches – the gloves were well and truly off during Winter 2011. Justin’s Basscamp Apres gigs redefined ‘apres-ski’ – usually on a massive terrace at the bottom of a piste, surrounded by snow and sunshine. And they were just a taste of what’s to come!
Justin is also responsible for bringing big name UK DJs over from the UK to play in one of Morzine’s largest venues, L’Opera. The Freestylers and Plump DJs well and truly brought the house down – Morzine had seen nothing like it before.
But Basscamp isn’t just about the music. There’ll be three on-piste snow sports competitions for pro skiers and snowboarders – and those that would like to be! International DJs playing piste-side will create absolute mountain madness and a unique party atmosphere in the glorious spring sunshine.
To seal the deal on our amazing Alpine adventure the festival reaches its peak (we only started at the basecamp, remember…) on the Friday afternoon following into the evening. There’ll be a thumping free après ski street party with a 1980s fancy dress theme for festival wristband holders and the rest of the resort too, slap bang in the centre of Morzine.
BASSCAMP FESTIVAL TICKETS:
Five day festival wristbands are just €100 and are available to buy now on the Basscamp Festival website here: http://www.basscamp-festival.com/tickets.html
Full Basscamp Festival package prices details can be found here:
2-6 APRIL 2012 – MORZINE – FRANCE
5 DAYS & NIGHTS OF MUSIC // INTERNATIONAL DJ’S
650KM OF PISTE // 6 SNOWPARKS // SUPER PIPE
MOUNTAIN MADNESS // STREET PARTY
Confirmed line up so far:
FOAMO // THE CORRESPONDENTS // A.SKILLZ // HIGH RANKIN
2 BAD MICE // SLIPMATT // THOMAS GANDEY // NU-TONE // LOGISTICS
JON KENNEDY // BENNY PAGE // MARCO DEL HORNO // DJ CHEEBA
DJ SWITCH // MC WREC // JOHN RYAN // THE HUSTLE // MAFIA KISS
BASS6 // HUNGRY MAN // IDREN SOUND // OKORU DJ’S / PHIL JUBB
EVESON // DR.JOHNSON // BUBBLES // DISKO STOO // PENPEN // DEMO MODE
CHEMICAL ALI //
DJ C-SHE // DJ CAT // DJ RAZE // RINSEMASTER SHAQQQX
and many more…
5 day festival wristband £100
Prices from 299 Euros accommodation and festival wristband