Listen to who's coming to the Wake the Lake festival



Author: Matina Tenžera

From August 4 to 8, on three stages, the festival will host a total of 45 contemporary house and techno DJ names, although there will also be drum & bass, disco, funk and a lot of great electronic fusion.

After the first announcement of domestic and foreign performers, the organizers of the Wake The Lake Festival have revealed more names that we will have the opportunity to hear this August on Lokvarsko Lake.

Wonderful lineup

From August 4 to 8, on three stages (two on the lake shore and one in the woods), the festival will host a total of 45 contemporary house and techno DJ names, although there will also be drum & bass, disco, funk and plenty of great electronic fusion. Previously announced performers, led by Cinthie, Peter Dundov, Umek and La Fleur, are joined in the second wave by Gerd Janson, Bradley Zero, Dr. Rubinstein and Elado, and of the regional and domestic names, Dejan Milićević, Marko Milosavljević, Andrea Ljekaj, Boo Dale (Dražen Baljak from LET3), Hibou, Maraya Angela, Krešo Jurina & Mrle, Rinma, Time To Sleep are the most popular in this phase. and Venom.

Gerd Janson

Gerd Janson (DE) is one of the most respected DJs in the world of house and techno. This is what not only the audience around the world thinks, but also his colleagues, so he is often called "DJ's DJ". House and techno are the basis of his sets, which are always intertwined with many other genres such as UK funk, synth pop or industrial. Janson is a DJ who in an unexpected way reconfigures classics you already knew and introduces you to new ones, months (or years) before you hear them anywhere else.

Bradley Zero

Bradley Zero (UK) is for many a “Boiler Room character” (one of the program’s founders and host of the cult show), but if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that Bradley Zero is so much more! He is the original creator of the musical style of his generation, a respected music selector and the founder of Rhythm Section International, one of Britain’s strongest record labels. Bradley is a DJ with an insatiable thirst for new sounds and a constantly growing collection of vinyl, which is why he uncompromisingly launches dance floors in the UK, Europe and beyond. His DJ sets can never really be defined by just one sound, but they are quite worldly.

Dr. Rubenstein

Dr. Rubinstein is the stage name of Marina Rubinstein, who is really "something different". Born in Russia, raised in Israel, based in Berlin, Marina stood out with her specific character on the scene. Her unique style and performance are inspired by the rave culture of the 90s, and the result is her addictive energy and impeccable musical selection spanning multiple genres and decades and lots and lots of fatty acid bass lines. Dr. Rubinstein is known as a big fan of vinyl and is known as an icon on the underground music scene, attracting a huge number of fans, without the support of the media or publishing houses.

Attractive daily program

In addition to a strong music program, Wake The Lake Festival, especially because of its location, offers much more. Located in the heart of the breathtaking nature of Gorski Kotar on the shores of Lake Lokvar, the festival celebrates the pristine ecosystem and Illyrian mystique.

In addition to hot dancing nights with superb electronic music on the main Water stage, visitors can expect unprecedented relaxation and adventure through an attractive daily program. Daily fun in the middle of the lake on a party boat that sails twice a day, chill in the natural amphitheater of the forest stage with a mix of funky and disco sound and afterparty on The Rising Sun stage, are just part of what the festival organizers have prepared.

In the breaks between the parties, visitors can join festival workshops, trips to beautiful corners of Gorski Kotar or one of the many seminars, such as the seminar on afforestation and environmental protection. Deeply inspired by untouched nature, visitors can join one of the guided tours, explore hidden green oases with organized guided excursions, such as Lokvarka Cave and Golubinjak Forest Park, or experience an adrenaline rush with off-road adventure and rafting in Brod na Kupi.

COVID measures at the festival

Visitors can also expect chillout zones with massage, competition games, treasure hunts, art and photo exhibitions, a visit to the local market and other activities by which the organizers encourage positive changes in the neglected area of Gorski Kotar. The festival will be held in accordance with the law and epidemiological measures and will be allowed to enter with a digital COVID certificate, ie persons who have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID-19, persons who have survived COVID or have a negative PCR or antigen test. At the festival site itself, the organizers will also provide medical staff so that visitors can take a quick on-site test valid for 48 hours, in case they have not done so before.