Shapes Festival Leysin 27 Mar-02 Apr 2023

Mon Mar 27 2023 at 03:00 pm

Leysin, Alpes Suisses | Vevey

Shapes Festival
Publisher/HostShapes Festival
Shapes Festival Leysin 27 Mar-02 Apr 2023
From March 27 to April 2, 2023, the laid-back and friendly Swiss ski resort of Leysin will once again vibrate day and night. So here's what's happening: DJs during the day on the slopes, followed by après-ski parties down at the bottom, and to finish off with clubbing & live music at night in a brand new venue created specially for the festival. Without forgetting our unique Sunset Party at the incredible Kuklos at 2200m, where you will be able to party and enjoy the best panoramic views in the Alps, making it one of the highest clubbing experiences in Europe. Make sure you don't miss this disco dream!
We have some unbeatable ski + festival pass deals
169 CHF for a 7-day ski + festival pass
149 CHF for a 5-day ski + festival pass
139 CHF for a 4-day ski + festival pass
109 CHF for 2-day ski + festival pass
There is also a "Festival Pass only" available for those of you who may already have a Magic Pass or for any of the non-skiers.
Our 3* Hotel packages including breakfast + dinner + ski + festival pass + sunset party are amazing value too!
Check all of our passes and packages here
if you'd like to pay in several instalments we can tailor the perfect payment scenario for you. You can also reserve your packages by simply putting down a 20% deposit and paying the rest later. Email us at [email protected] with your specific needs and we will endeavour to find the most suitable payment plan for you. For any specific day requests, triple & quadruple rooms, please email us as well.
Si vous souhaitez payer en plusieurs fois, nous pouvons vous permettre un paiement sur mesure adapté à vos besoins. Vous pouvez également réserver vos packages en déposant simplement un acompte de 20% et payer le reste plus tard. Il vous suffit de nous envoyer un email a [email protected] avec vos besoins spécifiques et nous nous efforcerons de trouver le plan de paiement le plus adapté pour vous.
After delivering such an amazing set at our summer edition in Zakynthos we had to bring Marcellus Pittman to Leysin! The Detroit legend has crafted a music repertoire many would be jealous of. Disco, future-beats, hip-hop, and house are the main ingredients that transform the dancefloor into a soulful and energetic experience. He’s regarded as one of the greats and a huge influence in defining Detroit’s sound.
Paris’ ‘king of blends’ Teki Latex joins us in Leysin! The retired rapper - who got his start as a founding member of seminal Parisian hip-hop MC group TTC - has come up as one of France’s best-loved DJs in the years following, specialising in bass-heavy beats from grime to UK garage, club bangers to jungle belters. Once a hip-hop connoisseur, Teki Latex now puts his efforts into fast-tempo sonics.
Legendary crate-digger and archivist Jannis Stürtz aka Habibi Funk touches down in Leysin. Champion of all things Arab and retro, Jannis Stürz (aka Habibi Funk) delivers incredible mixes with a selection of the funkiest, grooviest Arab music you’ll find anywhere before him. Habibi Funk DJ sets jump between rare 45 inch records from the Arab diaspora, with heavy flavours of hip-hop, disco, funk and more.
Renowned for powering the dancefloor with octane dynamism, we are so thrilled to bring Melé, an artist who fully warrants his current status as a revered selector and producer. Boasting a particular niche sound that utilises a mesh of world music influenced house, transatlantic hip hop, broader UK sounds and classic Chicago grooves, he is gaining worldwide recognition by the minute.
Leysin is in for a treat with DJ & producer Ahadadream, one of the leaders of a new vanguard of party starters who will bring his pan-global underground sound with that certain London energy. He represents percussive club sounds from around the world and draws influence from UK Funky, GQOM, Kuduro, Amapiano and beyond. His own productions are unapologetic stripped back club weapons and his ‘drum dubs’ edit series are a regular feature at parties around the world.
Shapes Festival will also vibrate to the unique disco & funk sounds of Mount Liberation Unlimited. As far as deviant disco duos go, there are few as fierce as Mount Liberation Unlimited. The Swedish duo have championed a new wave of funk and soul which draws upon elements of classic disco from days gone by with influences from clubs and raves. Featuring live instrumentation and delicate Swedish vocals, the duo have reimagined a sound from a distant age in which the dancefloor was king and the moves the focus.
Also on the bill, Italian DJ & producer, Elisa Bee, is well established in the world of music and techno. For the last 15 years Elisa has gone from strength to strength and through her productions and DJ sets she explores many musical genres. Slamming house, techno, acid and electro, Elisa Bee is fascinated by the sounds of the past as she is by the experimental and quirky waves shaping the future of music.
Welcoming Crackazat, the multi-Instrumentalist and electronic producer, emerging on the international scene, he has quickly become recognised for his unique fusion of Jazz and House music. When it comes to his live shows, Crackazat sets the bar high, having started out with supporting sets for Bonobo and Floating points. His glorious keyboard solos, funky bass guitar, and general infectious grooviness are winning him crowds across the planet.
More info on the line-up

“The Underbelly”
This year, we are creating a unique live/clubbing venue, The Underbelly, including a lounge / chill out area which will become the nocturnal heart of Leysin during the festival. Located in the depths below the Alpine Classic Hotel.
“Party in the sky” Our Sunset Party at the 2100m high Kuklos is not to be missed. On the final day of the festival (Sunday April 2nd), after the ski slopes normally close, you will be able to party and enjoy the best panoramic views in the Alps, making it one of the highest clubbing experiences in Europe.
"Special Takeovers"
We'll be collaborating with some of the leading venues, artists and labels.
- Soundway Records, the most esteemed independent record labels out there.
- Lefto Early Bird, our favourite tastemaker.
- Kasheme, Zurich's very special place for music lovers.
- New Morning, the acclaimed Parisian funk, soul & jazz venue.
Sound Systems on the slopes, après-ski parties, clubbing & live performances at night, a unique high altitude sunset party and a fresh line-up.
Leysin is the closest ski resort from Geneva, with spectacular ski runs, views of Mont-blanc and Lake Geneva, nearby thermal baths and glacier. The festival’s location is unique, serving as the perfect home for a massive dose of sun, ski and parties! check the flights on
Geneva airport is only 1h20 minutes away from Aigle-Leysin and you can get trains directly from the airport to Aigle station – Leysin every 30 minutes.

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Leysin, Alpes Suisses, ,Leysin, Switzerland, Vevey, Switzerland


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