To celebrate the sixth anniversary of Ibiza Rocks festival (July 20), Biffy Clyro played one of their last shows before they begin work on their sixth album at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel. Take a look through this gallery for some more pictures of the night, as well as a few other performances from this summer’s Ibiza Rocks concert series.
Biffy Clyro’s set included hits ‘Many Of Horror’, ‘Mountains’ and ‘Bubbles’ as well as a new track ‘The Joke’s On Us’.
There was a special cake, resembling the Ibiza Rocks logo, to celebrate the event’s sixth anniversary.
Speaking to NME before the gig, Biffy Clyro’s bassist James Johnston said: “We want to try and put the name of the whole shenanigans to the test, really – they said Ibiza Rocks, we want to find out if it really does”.
James also spoke about the sunshine bathing the Spanish island. “Being from Scotland, it’s nice to have the good weather. There’s a famous quote, ‘the Johnston twins will take a week in the sun to get white'”, referring to him and drummer brother Ben.
When asked if the band, who had played the Mallorca Rocks event the previous night, would be investigating the clubbier side of the island, James replied: “It’s something we’d like to go and check out. We’re not really big clubbers, I find the whole thing a bit intimidating, but exciting.”
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Morning Parade warmed up the crowd for Biffy Clyro. We caught up with the band before the show – click here to read more about their time in Ibiza and their experience supporting their heroes Biffy Clyro.
On June 15th, The Vaccines shared the Ibiza Rocks stage with Zane Lowe, Darwin Deez, Union and Doorly.
Professor Green also made an appearance at the island festival, along with support acts Devlin and Doorly (July 6).
Mark Ronson DJ’ed side-by-side with the festival’s Musical Director Zane Lowe on July 13th. Radio 1 upstarts Jaymo & Andy George were also on the bill that night.
On June 1st, Plan B played an Ibiza Rocks show, along with Wretch 32 and DJs Doorly and Nicola Bear.
Friendly Fires brought their summer tunes (and Hawaiian print tees) to the Ibiza Rocks stage on June 29th. Metronomy, Kissy Sellout and Doorly also played that night.
Fatboy Slim was joined by Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs and Doorly for another Ibiza Rocks show (June 22). Click here to see a listing of who else is playing at Ibiza Rocks this summer.