Pygfest presents The Masquerade with Claptone & Tensnake
Unit 19D, 59 Sráid Liam Theas, Dublin 2, D02 H762, Ireland
Claptone returns to Dublin with his party concept The Masquerade. This unique figure in dance music adds something special to Pygfest bringing magic, mystery and intrigue in a wondrous environment.
Expect to be enveloped by unique visuals and sounds at this idiosyncratic event. An extraordinary atmosphere awaits with loads of costumed dancers, masked faces and elaborate decoration creating an otherworldly clubbing experience. Having been held in New York, Miami and even an arena at Tomorrowland in Belgium, The Masquerade adds a whole new dimension to Powerscourt.As for the music, the masked producer is in a class of his own within modern electronic music. Sensorially enticing, his engrossing one-of-a-kind style of house has seen the German star rise through the DJing ranks.
Associated with the imprints Virgin, Astralwerks and Defected, German DJ/producer/True Romance label founder Tensnake (born Marco Niemerski in Hamburg in 1975) has been on our radar since the release of his 2010 single "Coma Cat."
Among the gems on his 2014 debut LP Glow—which effortlessly bounces between disco, house and R&B—is "Love Sublime," a groovy collaboration with legendary producer, guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, keyboardist and all-around badass Nile Rodgers—who's routinely celebrated for his work with Chic ("Good Times"), Sister Sledge ("Lost in Music"), Duran Duran ("The Reflex") and Madonna ("Like a Virgin") but has worked with everyone from David Bowie to Daft Punk.