Solardo Presents Higher: Dubrovnik’s Biggest Lineup Ever [Event Preview]

After two years of unforgettable sell-out shows in Dubrovnik, mighty Manchester duo Solardo aims for a hat trick in 2022. In conjunction with Pollen Presents, Solardo announces their largest festival to date from September 23-27th. The pair curate their biggest ever lineup with international tastemakers. Dubrovnik, Croatia will showcase some of the world’s top house and techno talent, a testament to the Manchester duo’s musical depth.

The first wave of names includes Marco Carola, FJAAK, Nicole Moudaber, Vintage Culture, Nic Fanciulli, Lee Foss, and many more. After multiple renowned shows at WHP, Circus Liverpool & London, Higher is now set to grow into a multi-venue event across this historic city. Accommodation and ticket packages start at £529 ($717). Party passes for what is one of Europe’s leading house and techno weekenders start at only £249 ($338).

Dubrovnik: A Perfect Host City

Dubrovnik is famous for its vibrancy, with enchanting views sweeping over the terracotta rooftops and distinctive cobbled Old Town streets. Not to mention the numerous plazas and museums that detail the rich tapestry of Croatia’s past. Many may also recognize the city from hit series and films like Game Of Thrones and Star Wars.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

It is a truly unique backdrop for a series of world-class house and techno parties. This now globally renowned weekender takes place across Dubrovnik’s most essential sites. From an ancient fortress to a panoramic terrace high above the city and overlooking the piercing blue Adriatic Sea.


Each location has its own charm and character and will be brought to life with top-notch sound and production. You can expect plenty of stunning views over the walled city and glistening sea. Additionally, expect breathtaking sunsets and sunrises every day as you enjoy beachside takeovers. There will be pool and fortress parties as well as terrace sessions like no other.

The Talent

House and techno duo Solardo lead the charge ever since their crowning of DJ Mag’s Best Breakthrough Act of 2016 and Best Duo of 2017. They have released on the likes of Elrow, Toolroom Records, and Green Velvet’s Relief Records. Solardo has also topped the Beatport charts and run their own vital Sola label. Now they bring their excellent curatorial skills to another mouthwatering Higher event.

Higher, Solardo, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Joining Solardo, by a who’s who of house and techno talent from across the board, includes Music On’s Marco Carola, Berlin outfit FJAAK, Moodlabel head Nicole Moudaber, party starter Mall Grab, the always cultured Maya Jane Coles, and global star Vintage Culture. You will see plenty more from wAFF, Lee Foss, Mason Maynard, Andrea Oliva, Ben Hemsley, Eli Brown, Shermanology, Nic Fanciulli, and others.

Accommodations and Add-On Experiences

Away from the music, there is a rich array of cultures to explore around the city. You have the option of meandering on foot through the lime-paved streets, traveling via cable car up to the fortress or simply laying back on the beach and soaking up the good vibes. For those wanting an even more unique experience, add-ons include VIP upgrades and sea-faring boat parties.

There is a wide variety of accommodation options for Higher, including the elegant suites, luxury spa, and spectacular views of Valamar Lacroma. This beautiful Valamar Argosy Hotel is complemented by its fine restaurant, terrace, wellness zone, and infinity pool. Also, the exquisite 5-star Valamar Collection Dubrovnik is just a few minutes from the Old Town and Tirena Sunny Hotel is a quiet haven close to the historic center of Dubrovnik.

About Pollen

Your tickets can be booked through Pollen, one of the biggest names in the event industry. Pollen has all the best travel and destination experiences in one place with two special offerings: Pollen Presents and Pollen+.


Pollen Presents works with artists like J Balvin, Justin Bieber, The Streets, Jamie Jones, Patrick Topping, Drumcode, and many more to create experiences you can’t find anywhere else. These multi-day experiences combine live entertainment, parties, and relaxation in the world’s most exciting destinations.

Pollen+ always gets you more at music festivals and events. Pollen+ partners with the biggest promoter brands and music festivals, including We Are FSTVL, Printworks, Boardmasters, C3, Electric Zoo, Live Nation, and more. You can discover and book these experiences exclusively on

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