The clock is ticking and Sandbox Festival is fast approaching from May 11-13th, 2023 and today it reveals its first wave of headliners. This most captivating and beautiful destination getaway on the stunning Red Sea Riviera in Egypt will see the cultured likes of Agents Of Time (DJ Set), Astra Club aka Carlita B2B DJ Tennis, Cici, Dan Shake, Denis Sulta, Desiree, Francesco Del Garda, Hamish & Toby, HVOB (Live), Jayda G, Moodymann, Palms Trax, Sama’ Abdulhadi, Seth Troxler, Sugar Free and many more all play the historic and mesmerising shores of El Gouna on the Red Sea. Get your tickets paradise now at

Sandbox has established itself over the last decade as a must-attend event for true music, travel and culture lovers. It is a place to connect with like minded souls, soak up the safe and beautiful local environment, enjoy blissful sunsets and special sunrises. As well as the music, you can get the adrenaline going with kite-surfing, desert excursions and hikes, diving, boating, dining and so much more.

Musically, you can expect multiple stages of local and international music all with their own look, sound and feel and a tasteful cross-section of the most cutting edge electronic sounds from across the spectrum. Sandbox’s influential line-ups have helped pioneer an underground scene by being the first to bring international names like Peggy Gou, Dixon, Damian Lazarus, Monolink, Denis Sulta and tens more to the region. Its tastemaking annual line-ups get bigger and better each year and in 2023 that is the case once more.

This year there are many highlights including a special back-to-backs between Carlita and DJ Tennis as Astra Club and Hamish & Toby, with live sets from HVOB and Oden & Fatzo and special DJ sets from Agents Of Time and The Blaze. Detroit is represented by the one and only house magician that is the Mahogany Music boss Moodymann, with label artist Dan Shake and fellow Midwest star Seth Troxler also bringing the heady grooves.

Expect plenty of slick minimal, breaks, electro and techno from deep diggers like CiCi, Francesco Del Garda, Sugar Free, Palms Trax and Palestine’s trailblazer Sama’ Abdulhadi, with soulful sounds from Carista, deep tech from &ME, party starting selections from the playful Denis Sulta and always floor filling Grammy nominee Jayda G with more besides from Deer Jade, Desiree, DJ Seinfeld, Fulltone, La La, Kotoe, Madmotormiquel, Nickodemus, Olympe, Paramida, Serge Devant and Vinyl Mode.

With guaranteed great weather, mouthwatering local cuisine and plenty of history and heritage to explore, Egypt is an essential and affordable travel destination that is easily accessible by air and is just a 30-minute ride from the town of El Gouna. To explore the wide array of accommodation in affiliated hotels or local houses and to get your tickets, head to