Space Ibiza to make a comeback in 2022
The iconic Ibiza venue will return as a club night, bar, and restaurant
Ibiza’s landmark nightclub, Space, is set to return next year according to owner Pepe Roselló, but in a new form.
Roselló reportedly confirmed to Periodico de Ibiza, that the club will return as a bar, restaurant, and club night, which will be set up along San Antonio’s sunset strip in the Posta del Sol Building.
“Everything has been clarified and signed,” affirmed Roselló, who wants to “keep the spirit of Space” when it relaunches next year.
The return of Sundays at Space has also been promised - with the Ibiza favourite club night making a huge return almost six years later since it closed its doors in 2016.
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Earlier this year, rumours of the nightclubs' resurrection circulated before Roselló spoke to White Isle publication Noudiari, where he allegedly claimed Space would come back “in 2022”, asserting: “It will be Space”.
Despite this, former Space resident Carl Cox told Mixmag in September that “it's never gonna happen”, and joked: “[Pepe Roselló] is 83-years-old, he’s not going to go ‘right, let’s have a party!’.”
“Fabricated interviews that were cut and pasted with pictures of me and Pepe went out. Of course, I wouldn’t know anything about that, because it never happened,” he told Mixmag.
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Now, Roselló appears to have confirmed its return with a picture emerging online of the building where Space Sun Beach, Space’s new music-themed bar and restaurant, will be installed. The picture shows a banner across the building reading: “Space Ibiza Dance, coming soon”.
Space Ibiza coming soon pic.twitter.com/nmDyHjXrhg— Rave Footage (@RaveFootage) November 1, 2021
Following 27 years since it opened, with a mammoth residency from Carl Cox during those years, Space - which has been named the best club in the world 11 times - could see the return of similar residencies to its club night.
Roselló has given little away about the return of Space yet but said that the bar’s music programming will pay homage to José Padilla, legendary DJ and friend of Space, who passed away last year.
Gemma Ross is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter