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Our Solarwaves Live AV showreel, supporting Faithless at Dreamland, Margate

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Summer 2024

Yesterday's Favourite " the balearic beach boutique "

Our home of balearic beat, downtempo love and dreamy cinematic grooves.

Saturday June 29th at The Sun Deck, Margate, CT9 5AJ  3pm - 9pm 
Dean Thatcher & Solarwaves
Margate Soul Festival  August 2nd - 4th, Margate

The Balearic Beach Boutique
Friday August 2nd at The Piazza, Margate, CT9 1EZ 4pm - 9pm Free Admission
Chris Coco & Ricky Cox

The Balearic Beach Boutique
Saturday August 3rd at The Piazza, Margate, CT9 1EZ 2pm - 9pm Free Admission
Jo Mills, Dean Thatcher & Solarwaves

" A Warehouse After Party "
Saturday August 3rd at Margate Leisure Centre, 66 Edgar Road, Margate, CT9 2EQ 9pm - 2am
X-Press 2 & Ricky Cox 

Advance Tickets £10 early bird / £12.50 plus booking fee 

The Balearic Beach Boutique
Sunday August 4th at 
The Piazza, Margate, CT9 1EZ 2pm - 9pm Free Admission
Nancy Noise & Solarwaves

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An independent company specialising in the production of electronic dance music events.

A DJ and avid vinyl collector since the early 1990’s, Ricky has honed the art of building the atmosphere in a room as an artist for many years playing a range of electronic music from chill out through to main room house and electronica..

Ricky currently lives in Margate and alongside Colin Welsh they produce the Solarwaves electronic music events. Recent notable points include a short film for the Margate Film Festival with performed live electronic score, supporting Faithless at Dreamland, Margate with a live AV set.

Solarwaves events also feature in the summer months at The Sun Deck, a unique beach side open air venue. Over the years Ricky has played across Europe including DC10, Privilege and Pete Tong’s Wonderland in Ibiza to Tribal Sessions and Pacha London with Circoloco.

As an electronic music scene curator Ricky’s groundbreaking events have melted together music, art and film into a multi sensory journey. Ricky also writes and produces his own music as orchardXCI available from Bandcamp.

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