The House Party

A FESTIVAL AT THE PELIGONI CLUB

ZAKYNTHOS | GREECE

22ND – 26TH SEPTEMBER 2021

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Music At The House Party

Whether you’re relaxing on a sunbed to the sultry sounds of a saxophonist, head-bobbing and foot-tapping to the infectious sounds of a live band or reliving your youth thanks to the incredible chilled DJ sets on our idyllic sundecks, music at The House Party is set to be a perfect medley. We’ll provide the fuel, and the fun will follow.

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Rob da Bank

Festival guru and much-loved DJ, Rob da Bank will perform an eclectic range of sets throughout The House Party. A purveyor of club classics and dancefloor favourites, this year’s House Party sees Rob take to our sundecks as your perfect accompaniment to a sundowner with loved ones.

Everything we do feeds back into everything else we do mostly in a series of happy accidents, says Rob da Bank cheerfully. This statement sums up a career that has slowly, incrementally and, most of all, with a smile on its face, bloomed into a near two decade higgledy-piggledy success story. Da Bank is at the centre of a holistic operation, the human lynchpin drawing together multiple excitements and adventures: overseeing Camp Bestival feeds into his Sunday Best label which, in turn, inspires his Earworm music film and TV sync business, which spurs on his world-wide DJ’ing gigs, which flavours his radio shows, which…well, you get the picture! Then there’s his numerous charitable adventures from his Rob da Bank Music Club near his home on the Isle of Wight to climbing mountains and sailing the seven seas to help young people in need.

Yet this isn’t part of some ruthless, Machiavellian masterplan. Rob is still the same genial, pony-tailed fellow who, nearly twenty years ago, ran the lunchtime Sunday Best parties (entrance famously 99p, DJ Harvey as a monthly resident) upstairs at the Tea Rooms des Artistes in Clapham, back in his days as a roving Muzik magazine journalist. Since then he’s pursued his dreams with a haphazard vigour that made them happen, hosting his own show on BBC Radio 1 for a massive 12 years and being chosen to stand in for the late great John Peel, from composing soundtrack music to signing film director extraordinaire, David Lynch, to his Sunday Best label and now training as a yoga teacher.

His musical style goes all the way from his ambient and electronica roots, through funk, soul and disco sets, his acclaimed Purple Rave tribute sets to Prince up to fluid house and techno sets that he’s played in clubs and festivals his whole DJ career. Who knows where he’ll end up but we know it will be good!

Thrill Collins

Back by popular demand, Thrill Collins are returning to the club with their lively, crowd-pleasing performance.

The UK based skiffle-pop trio have a habit of rearranging the most epic pop songs of all time into spectacular medley marathons. Festival faithfuls for almost a decade, they have been entertaining audiences around the world.

“Amazing… Prepare to be blown away”
Glastonbury Festival

“Energy that can smash main stages across the world”
Bestival

“The stuff of legend”
Cheltenham Jazz Festival

“The single most entertaining act you’ll see at any festival”
2000 Trees Festival

“A festival institution – absolutely incredible”
Wychwood Festival

SoulEndvr

SoulEndvr is a very unique trio that includes one of London’s most in-demand DJs and producers Oliver Night, internationally acclaimed trumpeter Jay Phelps and the melodic voice of Mhari Aurora. They will be sure to knock your socks off, take a look at who they are.

SoulEndvr perform a wide range of music from eclectic world beats to 90’s feel good classics. Oliver’s unique style incorporates his talents both as a DJ and percussionist, whilst Jay is an exuberant brass-man who enjoys roaming around the crowd when the party is in full swing. SoulEndvr have a special trick up their sleeve this year as they’ll be featuring talented vocalist Mhari Aurora in their set.

About Jay Phelps

Jay Phelps is a trumpeter, band leader, composer and a breathtaking live performer with an instantly recognisable warm and projecting tone.

“..he has been compared to Wynton Marsalis, but Phelps has much more of a playful side to his approach.”
All About Jazz

“Suave trumpeter Jay Phelps has serious jazz chops – his technique is second to none and he’s a great entertainer too.”
Time Out, London

“Assured, clever, fluent, with a lovely soft-edged tone, he is already a player you could easily recognise after hearing him just once.”
The Observer

About Oliver Night

Starting his career as a DJ over fourteen years ago, Oliver has built up an impressive portfolio that includes both UK and international bookings, spinning at highly reputable nights across London, such as Boiler Room and Village Underground. Oliver is a hybrid of cultures and influences. He is in touch with all trends of music and has played at West End venues such as Barrio, El Camion and Aqua and also has some residencies in East London. Here you can find him spinning genres right across the board from, R&B, funk, pop arty classics to reggae, disco and afro.

About Mhari Aurora

Mhari has been singing for over 10 years and is also a television presenter. Initially trained in Musical Theatre, she then went on to join the award-winning Birmingham Town Hall Gospel Choir and has recently performed as a soloist in numerous venues in the UK and as far as Soneva Fushi in the Maldives in a New Year’s Eve Extravaganza for A-List celebrities. Mhari’s vocal abilities are eclectic, from jazz to pop, musical theatre to gospel, she is extremely versatile and enjoys performing with a live band.

DJ Crispin Dior

A household name in the late 90’s club scene, DJ Crispin Dior is known for tiptoeing his way through a catalogue of genres. Today, his club sets are inspired by what he believes was the pinnacle of nightlife – New York’s The Paradise Garage & Studio 54.

Not content with just playing sounds, such has been his passion for sounds that he became a contributor to cult Straight No Chaser Magazine which further broadened his tastes with its championing of World Music.

Radio sets for France based Radio Nova and London’s Totally Wired are notorious for their radical approach from minimal classical compositions to Dance Hall sounds of Jamaica or House stuck together with jazz-inflected eclecticism.

NATHAN BALL

Nathan’s music possesses universal appeal, his break out singles “Right Place” and “Drifting” connected with audiences in the UK and internationally. Pairing melancholy songwriting with stirring euphoric electronica, Nathan embarked into a year of change and has recently unveiled his debut album Under The Mackerel Sky. “It’s what I’ve always dreamed of,” the 30-year-old singer-songwriter says, describing his new sound which sees his captivating storytelling become intertwined with sprawling synths and atmospheric soundscapes as he draws inspiration from his new life by the sea.

“I had always dreamt of fusing my passions for folk songwriting and house music to create this sound I had envisioned.” Having incrementally added house-inspired flourishes to each successive single, the 12 tracks which make up Under The Mackerel Sky effortlessly fuse these two worlds into a cohesive body of work.

Like many musicians, the pandemic stopped Nathan in his tracks when a year of touring plans simply disappeared. Intent on starting work on his next project, unplugging from the lifeless city where he’d never quite felt at home, a decision was made. Rather than whittle away unwanted days in London, Nathan moved to Cornwall, permanently, where he’s since been hard at work creating this record.

BENNY BLANCO

One of the U.K.’s most talented club and event DJs, Benny has firmly established himself as the go to choice for party planners and venues alike. As he progresses into his 18th year of professional DJ’ing he has played at many of the most respected venues and events throughout London and Europe, and now he is bringing his energetic DJ skills to The House Party!

Benny’s love affair with music started back in Bristol where we held a weekly residency at the Bristol Academy for five years and played regularly at the renowned Lakota venue and throughout his career has performed with the likes of Mark Ronson, Tinie Tempah, Stereophonics, Rudimental, Kasabian, Dizzee Rascal, Basement Jaxx, Jessie J, Eats Everything. The eagle-eyed amongst you will notice that Benny has played for us at The Peligoni Club before, and we cannot wait to see what he will bring to 2021’s event.

ADRIANO

Currently playing saxophone for UB40 ft. Ali Campbell & Astro, Adriano is well versed in many music genres and settings. He has played, collaborated and shared the stage with the likes of Corinne Bailey Rae, Mark Hill from the Artful Dodger, The Skatalites, The Escoffereys, and Nu Shape orchestra. His saxophone playing has taken him all all over the world and now that the world is re-opening, he can’t wait to start it all over again.

 

More Music Coming Soon

Stay tuned as we release more incredible acts that will be part of our annual celebration by the sea! You won’t want to miss it…

Tickets

Tickets to The House Party are a fraction of what a regular destination festival costs and we think it’s a pretty fantastic environment to be in. 300 people rather than 30,000 certainly helps. For just £315, your House Party ticket includes a week’s membership to the club, a full watersports upgrade and access to all workshops, wellness sessions and enough live music to keep you on your feet all day long.

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TICKETS

Tickets to The House Party are a fraction of what a normal festival costs and we think it’s a pretty fantastic environment to be in. 300 people rather than 30,000 certainly helps.

For just £315, your House Party ticket includes a week’s membership to the club, a full watersports upgrade and access to all workshops, wellness sessions and enough live music to keep you on your feet all day long. Glad rags aplenty, more chilled rosé than we dare to imagine, The House Party is the only way to sign off your summer.

It’s also important to note that accommodation for The House Party must be booked through Peligoni. We have a range of beautiful villas and cottages, just fill in the form below and our team will send you some options to suit your party size and budget.