Jan 6, 2017

WEEKEND 1

Thursday, January 12

The Sapporo stage kicks off our 2017 Edition with a variety pack of sounds, built

around a futuristic techno influence. The night begins with local light Deadlift’s

bump and groove, before CRi takes over with his uniquely soulful house. Then,

Berlin’s legendary Apparat will deliver a headline DJ set full of techno flavour.

At the Vidéotron stage, Montreal’s V.RO will start the proceedings with the deeper

side of house and Cesar Romero will keep the adventurous vibe going in a tech

house style.


Friday, January 13

To start the weekend off right, Igloofest will deliver some truly outstanding techno

to get you moving. 8Day’s Kris Tin will open the Sapporo stage with some dark and

daring vibes, before the one and only Carl Cox delivers over 30 years of dance music

experience across an exclusive 3 hour set to cap off an incredible evening.

The Vidéotron stage meanwhile, will feature The RawSoul, an expert crate digger

whose wildly funky selection crosses house, disco and beyond! Then, Miss Mee will

switch things up, taking us all on a journey through the deep and ravey.


Saturday, January 14

We’re capping off our first weekend with an all-international line up, perfect for our

dance floor lovers. America’s Lee K will warm up the Sapporo stage, followed by

house and techno perpetual motion machine Anja Schneider! Leading light of

soulful techno and Dutch trendsetter Joris Voorn will then take us home.

At the Vidéotron stage, Montreal’s Lucie Lebel & Jeff Fontaine will join forces to

deliver the most minimal of grooves, before Amir Javasoul keeps things bumping

and techy in the headline spot.



WEEKEND 2


Thursday, January 19

If you love funk, you won’t want to miss the Sapporo stage when we kick off our

second week of 2017! Local production maestro Robert Robert will get our bodies

moving this Thursday evening, before Will Clarke B2B ARDALAN take us on a

journey through the bass-heavy side of House. Then, the legendary MK will touch

down to deliver the most soulful of jackin’ beats.

Over at the Vidéotron stage, get ready for lift-off when Trash Family’s Ozias B2B

Digital Fire, KL.TZ, and Mr.Nokturn deliver the high-energy electro you’re craving.


Friday, January 20

Ready for the weekend? We hope so, as we’ll be bringing the party! The winner of

our Igloobeat Sapporo contest will start the night before Mind Against combines

the roots of House and Techno into a potent musical stew. Finally, Josh Wink and

Steve Bug will perform a massive back-to- back set to rapturous crowds, combining

House classics and new school anthems.

The Vidéotron stage will feature the techno leanings of Montreal’s Zepha, with

Atroxx B2B Mike Larry delivering a finale full of big booming beats.


Saturday, January 21

Our second Saturday wraps up with the deeper sounds of techno when Head

Nodders ignite the Sapporo stage, preparing us for French DJ Jennifer Cardini’s

funk-filled vibe. Then, Chris Liebing, founder of Berlin institution CLR Records, will

bring the night to a crescendo, ensuring Berlin fans get their hearts’ desire.

At the Vidéotron stage, Neon presents a night of good times, when DJ Mayday

makes her return to her Montreal, delivering a set full of urban flavour, before

London-via- Canada’s B.Traits headlines with high energy beats and bass.



WEEKEND 3


Thursday, January 26

The start of Igloofest weekend #3 is dedicated to banging House music with a

futuristic edge. Local DJ Moody Jones will get the vibe going at the Sapporo stage,

followed by LA-via- New York’s Lauren Lane’s soulful house sounds. But save some

energy, because masked wonder Claptone will fulfill all of your groovy dreams with

a headline set you won’t want to miss.

At the Vidéotron stage, Saintwoods hosts a night of next level hip hop, featuring

local trendsetters Nana Zen, Planet Giza and Da-P’s broken beat quantum leaps.


Friday, January 27

Vive La France! Tonight’s Sapporo stage is dedicated to extraordinary French

creators. Saint Tropez’ Oniris will present a forward-thinking vision of techno

that’s sure to get the night started on the right foot. Next, get ready for an extended

set from the legendary Laurent Garnier, a techno grandmaster whose continuous

innovations in the genre will keep you enraptured for a 3 hour set!

Over at the Vidéotron stage, it’s all about that instrumental hip-hop as Moto Made

takes control to present Noo-Bap and Grandbuda’s unique flair.


Saturday, January 28

For our third Saturday, we’re presenting the future of House! After Toronto duo

City Kid Soul start things off with a funky touch, Poland’s Catz ‘n Dogz will deliver

the bump n’ flex you crave. Then, Bristol’s Eats Everything will continue on a house

vibe, delivering some bass-heavy goodness that will end your weekend in style.

Over at the Vidéotron stage, Astropolis have cooked up something special, as

France’s Sonic Crew will take the reigns ALL NIGHT LONG with their unique techno

vibe.



WEEKEND 4


Thursday, February 2

Hold onto your tuques and get ready to party when Kannibalen take over the

Sapporo stage to present a night full of hard-edged local sounds and heavy bass!

The fun starts with Dabin’s gurgling sub-frequencies before Apashe takes us on a

journey through some banging new school electro. Finally, hometown hero Snails

will push things to the limit with his EDM-tinged dubstep.

Meanwhile, over at the Vidéotron stage, you’ll experience a very different style of

bass when Sinjin Hawke and Zora Jones go back to back all night long, delivering

the finest in futuristic styles.


Friday, February 3

Get ready for some legendary sounds! Our fourth Friday will kick off with

Softcoresoft’s techy, subterranean vibe, setting the stage for a dance-lover’s

paradise. France’s Shiba San will then keep the deep grooves coming with a mind-

blowing selection of textural house. Finally, the legendary Green Velvet, straight

from Chicago, will sweep you off your feet and get you jackin’. The Sapporo stage is

in for a treat!

Over at the Vidéotron stage, J’vlyn d’Ark will showcase her hypnotic blend of house

and techno before Switzerland’s Mimetic ends the night with driving techno.


Saturday, February 4

We end our official 2017 edition with a night of rich and heavy techno. Local DJ

Motions will get us started with his mesmerizing grooves before 2016 Piknic

favourite Louisahhh delivers her energetic bounce to get all of our hearts. Finally,

“The Baron of Techno” Dave Clarke headlines our grand finale with a tour de force

across the dance music spectrum.

Over at the Vidéotron stage, local DJ Seychelle will open the proceedings and before

the funky house sounds of London’s Moxie take us home.