Beloved smalltown rave returns with an all-star DJ line up

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Beloved smalltown rave returns with an all-star DJ line up

Photography by Will Hamilton-Coates.
words by kaya martin

One of the Melbourne's favourite party series announces a new event featuring German legends Sven Väth and the Adana Twins.

Ravers of all stripes, get ready to dance so hard you sweat through your T-shirt at smalltown’s latest event. Party-pushers at Novel and Now & Again have joined forces to add another star-studded event to the popular smalltown series, taking place at Port Melbourne’s Industrial Centre of the Arts on February 19. 

Sven Väth (AKA papa Sven to those who know what’s up) will headline the all-day rave. The legendary German electronic producer and DJ is known for creating Ibiza’s iconic Cocoon event series, which would come to be known as a cornerstone of the electronic music scene and one of the sickest parties in the world. 

smalltown announces February 19 party

  • The all-day rave will feature Sven Väth, the Adana Twins, PARIS and many other DJs
  • Hosted by Novel and Now & Again, it will take place at Port Melbourne’s Industrial Centre of the Arts
  • Tickets are set to  go on sale on November 24

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He will be joined by the Adana Twins, also bringing the German sound to Melbourne. Since their big break in 2012, they’ve toured the world with their sturdy, emotionally-driven brand of house music. 

smalltown didn’t forget about the local talent either. PARIS, Emma Renée b2b Clare Choveaux, Fosters, Gumm and a handful of others are scheduled for the big day. The massive and industrial PICA venue is sure to leave an impression –fans should prepare for a stage show of epic proportions. 

Tickets to smalltown events are prone to selling out, so don’t hesitate to grab yours as soon as they’re released on November 24. Pack your bum bags, wear comfortable shoes, and remember to drink lots of water. 

To find out more about smalltown with Sven Väth, the Adana Twins and PARIS on February 19, head here.