The gates of PAROOKAVILLE open again for the eighth time in 165 days! From July 19th to the 21st, 2024, the City of Dreams at Weeze Airport in Germany’s North Rhine-Westphalia region offers lunacy, love and pure joy alongside more than 300 acts from every electronic music genre. Twenty more acts have now been confirmed. The area in Dream City and in front of the gigantic Mainstage is set to undergo a major enlargement, without increasing the size of the audience.
Berlin’s Techno icon Paul Kalkbrenner celebrated his debut at PAROOKAVILLE in 2017, and he now returns to the City of Dreams as a headliner. With over 137 tracks featuring Paul’s unmistakable Techno sound, his live shows are a journey through two decades of an extraordinary career. His mega-hit “Sky & Sand”, the title track for his acting debut in “Berlin Calling”, continues to unite generations of fans today and is one of the most successful German chart toppers of all time.
The Belgian-Greek DJ duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have steadily been voted in the Top5 of the DJ Mag Top100 for over a decade now, making them one of the most successful acts of the global Dance scene. The brothers return to the City of Dreams for the fifth time this year. Hits like “Mammoth”, “The Hum” and “Higher Place” underscore their rise to the realm of global superstars. The current sound of their mesmerising headline shows is influenced by Rave and Techno.
Bernd Dicks, co-founder and Managing Director of Parookaville GmbH enthuses
“We are absolutely delighted about Paul Kalkbrenner and the many other megastars at PAROOKAVILLE. After last year’s festival, we decided to create more space in front of the Mainstage and in the City, while keeping the number of guests constant. This will make celebrating and strolling around even more relaxed and improve the unique PAROOKAVILLE experience even more.”
John Newman makes his debut at PAROOKAVILLE with his very special live show. The British singer, songwriter, producer and DJ has enjoyed massive success and billions of streams worldwide with hits like “Love Me Again” and as a featured artist with Calvin Harris on “Blame”. He combines his energetic DJ sets with live vocals for a truly unique show you won’t want to miss.
Ever since French DJ Martin Solveig first laid hands on a mixer when he was younger, his musical career has shot steadily skywards and he has enjoyed great success in recent years with hits including “Intoxicated”, “Hello” and “All Day And Night”. Having already joined us at PAROOKAVILLE seven times, he is one of our audience’s favorites. Martin will be back on stage at Bill’s Factory presented by the 1LIVE radio show.
The multiple Gold and Platinum award-winning DJ & producer HUGEL can boast streams far in excess of the one-billion mark and is a permanent fixture on the radio and singles charts. Together with Robin Schulz, he made his breakthrough in 2017 with the hit single “I Believe I’m Fine”. Since then, more hits have followed like “WTF” and his remix of “Bella Ciao”, which was declared the official summer hit of 2018.
High-flying newcomer Korolova is a DJ and producer from Ukraine who additionally took on the new role at the end of 2023 as the owner of the Captive Soul label. She is bringing her unmistakable Melodic House and Techno Sound to the “City of Dreams” for the first time, having performed over 100 shows in 20 countries within a year. Her tracks have already racked up over 100 million views on YouTube in addition to a gobsmacking 50 million audio streams.
Yet another PAROOKAVILLE premiere is coming up from Techno act Nico Moreno. The French DJ and producer has taken the Techno scene by storm with his hard Industrial and Acid Sound, and this summer he’s appearing for the first time at Germany’s largest Electronic Music Festival.
“The Man in the Mask” Angerfist is making his second journey to PAROOKAVILLE. As a pioneer of Hardcore music, he has carved out his place in this constantly changing genre with numerous hymns over the last decade.
Another outstanding Hardcore act is the Dutchman Brennan Heart. He’s achieved millions of streams with his melodic, driving tracks like “Lose my Mind”. Together, Angerfist and Brennan Heart are the only Hardcore acts in the latest issue of DJ Mag Top100, and they’re both headed to PAROOKAVILLE this summer.
Dutch duo Dual Damage are linked through a deep passion for Hardstyle. What started as just a bit of fun producing in the studio quickly developed into celebrated Rawstyle music. Dual Damage are yet another act premiering in the City of Dreams in 2024.
Bass Music icon Eptic has built up a successful brand for himself in recent years. Comprised of Deep House and Electro, the signature sound of Gestört aber Geil is guaranteed to get under your skin, while KomaCasper’s sets feature dark melodies and pumping bass. The melodic sound of Mike Williams has brought him numerous hits with tracks like “Wait Another Day” and “Feel Good” feat. Felix Jaehn. A pulsing Drum’n’Bass sound is on the menu with the b2b project Modesteps x Dirtyphonuics. Hamburg duo Moonbootica has enjoyed success with their House sound since 2002. And wherever Dutchman Outsiders pops up with his Hardstyle productions and remixes, you can count on a major-league party. Young DJ and producer Pajane is already on track for success with his Clubsound. The Harddance duo Sub Zero Project guarantees an ecstatic vibe at Bill’s Factory, while Cologne’s ZEUZ has swiftly established his place in the underground scene with his Tech-&-Deephouse sound.
Ticket demand remains high
Demand for PAROOKAVILLE “Visa” (tickets) is still high. All of the VIP categories are already sold out, as are Day Visa for Saturday, the Saturday+Sunday Combi-Visa, Friendship Camping visa and some of our ticket packages with accommodation. All available tickets (starting at 119 Euros) can be purchased at: https://tickets.parookaville.com.