IMS Legends Award 2024 honours elrow and the Arnau family

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As one of the electronic music industry's boldest, most colourful and vibrant brands, the globally beloved elrow event series has remained at the top of its game year in, year out. 

So the accolade of IMS Legends is a well-deserved honour for the party brand and its founders, the Arnau family, who have been announced as the recipient as part of this year’s Beatport Awards.

From humble beginnings as a small café more than an incredible 140 years ago, the music-loving clan has built an empire that's become a  global phenomenon and successful touring experience. Renowned for their extravagant selection of music, costumes and performance art, on Ibiza elrow has held residencies at clubbing giants such as former electronic music Mecca Space, as well as selected dates at Ushuaïa Ibiza and an annual residency at Amnesia Ibiza.

With the business now in its sixth generation, the Arnau family and its current leaders, Juan Arnau Jr. and Cruz Arnau, have pioneered the dance music scene in Spain with clubs and events like Florida135, Monegros Desert Festival, Row14 and, of course, elrow.

Joining an esteemed list of previous recipients of this award, which include Underworld, Nile Rodgers, Fatboy
Slim, Sven Väth, Carl Cox, Space Ibiza founder Pepe Roselló, and Ricardo Urgell, founder of Pacha Ibiza and the worldwide
Pacha Group, 2024 winners Juan Arnau Jr. and Cruz Arnau comment, “Truly thank you from the entire Arnau family and also and above all from our grandmother Pilar, who at 95 years old is extremely excited to receive in our name and from her home, in the middle of the fragatine orchard, this recognition of so many years of passion that all of us have had for the art of making our clients dance. 

"Of course, also thanks to all of them and all the collaborators who, together with the family, of which they are also a part, have helped achieve this award that we humbly receive.”

The Arnau family will be presented the award by IMS co-founder and BBC Radio 1 broadcaster Pete Tong at the landmark
event celebrating excellence in electronic music production and DJ culture on Wednesday, April 24th, at House of WOW from 8pm to 2am CET.

A full list of 2024 winners will be available on April 25th. Limited tickets for The Beatport Awards are available at