Defected returns with a house-heavy lineup featuring Nic Fanciulli, Danny Howard and more

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Defected returns with a house-heavy lineup featuring Nic Fanciulli, Danny Howard and more

Defected Australia
words by staff writer

The British independent record label is heading down under for shows in Sydney and Melbourne this November.

The Defected Australasia tour is back in action, promising an electrifying celebration of house music across Melbourne, Sydney, and Bali from November 1st to 3rd, 2024.

With tickets now on general sale, anticipation is building for an unforgettable experience of beats and rhythms that define the global house scene.

Defected Australia 2024

  • Nov 1 – 170 Russell, Melbourne
  • Nov 2 – Ivy, Sydney
  • Nov 3 – Savaya, Bali

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The tour boasts an impressive lineup of house music heavyweights, each bringing their unique flair to the stage. Leading the charge is Nic Fanciulli, a stalwart in the industry known for his impeccable DJ sets and influential label, Saved Records. Fanciulli’s journey from hometown hero to international DJ sensation underscores his deep-seated connection to electronic music’s core.

Joining him is BBC Radio 1’s Danny Howard, whose tenure as a radio host and DJ has solidified his status as a tastemaker in dance music. Howard’s ability to blend underground sounds with mainstream appeal has earned him a devoted following worldwide, making him a perfect fit for Defected’s high-energy showcases.

Rounding out the lineup is Harry Romero, a Latin house legend renowned for his timeless classics like Tania and Night @ The Black. Romero’s contributions to the genre span decades, reflecting his enduring passion for the music and its cultural roots. His recent collaborations and remixes continue to push boundaries, ensuring his relevance in today’s ever-evolving dance music landscape.

Local talents from Melbourne, Sydney, and Bali will also take the stage, adding a regional flavour that enhances the tour’s global appeal. These artists not only support the international headliners but also showcase the vibrant local scenes thriving in each city.

The tour kicks off at Melbourne’s esteemed 170 Russell venue on November 1st, setting the tone for an immersive experience in one of Australia’s musical hubs. From there, the energy moves to Sydney and culminates in Bali, promising three nights of pulsating rhythms and euphoric vibes under the stars.

For fans of house music, the Defected Australasia tour represents more than just a series of concerts—it’s a testament to the genre’s ability to unite people from diverse backgrounds through a shared love of music. Whether you’re a seasoned enthusiast or a newcomer to the scene, this tour promises an unforgettable journey through the sounds of house music’s past, present, and future.

As the countdown to November begins, secure your tickets and prepare to dance the night away with some of the biggest names in the industry. The Defected Australasia tour is not just an event—it’s a celebration of the enduring spirit of house music that continues to captivate audiences around the globe.

Tickets to the Defected Australia tour are on sale now. Grab yours here.