The long-awaited lineup for the second edition of The BPM Festival: Costa Rica has been announced, featuring performances from dance music’s finest tastemakers. Phase 1 of the coveted lineup is led by notable talent in the house and techno space, including Dubfire, Hernán Cattáneo, Latmun, Loco Dice, Neverdogs, Nicole Moudaber, Paco Osuna, Stacey Pullen, and more. The anticipated event returns to the picturesque Costa Rican beach town of Tamarindo for five days and nights from March 3rd to March 7th, 2021.
After a devastating year caused by the global pandemic, The BPM Festival welcomes back artists, industry professionals, and longtime fans that have made the brand what it is over the last decade back to Tamarindo for a beautiful start in paradise to 2021. 30 artists from the BPM family have been announced to join faithful fans and new faces to play across multiple stages in a stunning open-air location. Highlights include exciting BPM debut performances from Chilean minimal techno connoisseur Ricardo Villalobos, and Italian legend Gaetano Parisio, the return of core BPM talents such as Carlo Lio, Loco Dice, Nicole Moudaber, and Paco Osuna, and a thrilling opening night performance from progressive icon Hernán Cattáneo.
Located in the coastal Guanacaste province of Costa Rica, the lush jungle setting of Tamarindo will be home to exhilarating performances next spring, sprawled across several picturesque locations. Festival-goers will be able to enjoy sets at several to-be-announced daytime and nighttime venues. Similar to last year, featured at the event will be multiple stages in outdoor and open-air locations, with new unique additions in-the-works as well. With more names and label showcases still yet to be announced, other notable artists to look forward to include Apollonia, Bedouin, Ben Sterling, Carl Craig, Danny Tenaglia, Hector, Ingi Visions, Jean Pierre, Jesse Calosso, Joey Daniel, Kenny Glasgow, Luciano, Matthias Tanzmann, Nathan Barato, Nick Curly, Rony Seikaly, Sonja Moonear, and wAFF.
Those attending can reach the festival by flying into Liberia International Airport (LIR), approximately one hour away from Tamarindo via car. Another available option is to fly into San José International Airport (SJO), which is a three-to-four hour car ride away from the town. Festival attendees must follow all COVID-19 safety regulations and must adhere to Costa Rica’s country-specific guidelines and rules.
In maintaining The BPM Festival’s ethos of transparency, in the event of a postponement, refunds or credit will be issued to attendees who request. Due to ongoing COVID-19 travel restrictions, The BPM Festival wishes to provide flexibility regarding available options. For those who’ve purchased a multi-day festival pass to The BPM Festival: Costa Rica 2021, but are unable to attend, three choices are available — a credit option, a resale option, and a refund option.