Once doesn’t count: Nassau Beach Club Ibiza returns to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl for its 2nd guest performance
The weather gods must be dancing fans. At least this Friday in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, the day of my visit to this superb ski area. Spring-like temperatures and bright sunshine under the deep blue sky – the palms placed around the “Schermer Schirm” umbrella bar no longer seem out of place. Quite the opposite: while the speakers echo with stomping electric music beats, the palm trees and deckchairs add to this perfect Ibizia Feeling. Impressions of a “beach day” at the Diamond of the Alps …
“Light it up” at the “Downhill Grill” next to the base station of Hochgurgl Gondola
© Raphael Pöham / Ötztal Tourismus
5 days, 6 different locations
There is a lot of activity at the “Schermer Schirm” umbrella bar in Hochgurgl when I come down on my snowboard. It’s lunchtime, and the Nassau Beach Club Crew is already positioning the huge speakers around the event location.
Yesterday night the Crew performed at the “Downhill Grill” next to the base station of Hochgurgl Mountain Gondola. Today they are ready for their next gig at a few more altitude meters. Meanwhile the team knows the ski area like the back of their hands. Last season the Crew performed for the first time here, this year the program taking place in several locations is equally varied.
This year the event was kicked-off at the “quattro Festkogel Alm” in Obergurgl where the Nassau Beach Club DJs, musicians and singers got together for the party marathon. The following day a gig at Hohe Mut Alm was scheduled – unfortunately not in spring weather but in a special atmosphere: heavy snowfalls created an outstanding backdrop on the terrace, and added to an even more splendid atmosphere.
Of course, party people did not think twice and took the location by storm. The scenic Panorama Bar was filled to the brim – a couple of dancing fans just conquered the bar counter to shake a leg.
Ski turns merge into dancing legs
By the way: we should still talk about the “Schermer Schirm” and the day of my visit. The preparation works are well underway while more and more skiers and winter sports enthusiasts appear curiously in front of the stage. Ironically, a House version of “Enjoy the Silence” by Depeche Mode sounds from the speakers.
It’s quite amusing, even from afar you can make out some skiers (already perceiving the sound) who mix their ski turns with dance moves on the slope. Their last turn towards the “Schermer Schirm” reminds more of a dance swing. So ski turns merge perfectly into dancing steps on skis.
© Raphael Pöham / Ötztal Tourismus
I make myself comfortable on one of the sun loungers, soaking up the dreamlike atmosphere and the rays of sunshine. Above all, the palm trees placed around the location are a unique photo spot and therefore smartphones and cameras are whipped out everywhere: palm trees and snow – opposites attract! The excellent live musicians, including a sax player, a singer and an e-violinist, provide a stunning backdrop for all guests marveling at the dance floor in the snow.
Apropos: for Manuel (and the Regulars Gondola) the Nassau Beach Club Crew took the time to talk a bit more about their “Club Winter Tour”. Watch the video and enjoy a music sample on top (the interview was partly held in German):
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