Echoes from Agartha – Cappadocia, Turkey July 26-July 31st, 2023 https://echoesfromagartha.com/
Dubbed by Billboard in 2022 as ‘one of the world’s most beautiful festivals’, Echoes from Agartha will see a selection of artists perform against the history-steeped backdrop of Cappadocia in Anatolia, Turkey.
Christians, Persians, Romans, Arabs, Byzantines, Seljuks, Ottomans, and now Turks have all resided in the region throughout its rich history as an important junction of the Silk Road trading route, and its many stories are carved into Cappadocia’s surreal landscape.
Additional excursions include hot air balloon rides, ATV tours, Sufi teachings, Turkish rug and ceramic making, a visit to the underground city, plus historical and cultural tours of the storied region.
Artists include: Bedouin, Dixon, Blond:ish, Parallelle, Guy J, Caleesi & Sarah Kreis, Keinemusik
One in The Woods Liverpool, UK July 28-30th, 2023 www.oneinthewoods.com
While people continue to talk about the legendary One In The Woods debut back in July 2022, all eyes now turn to next year as the Liverpool juggernauts return with an even bigger line-up.
This year, the all-encompassing festival will set up in Orrell Hill Woods, Liverpool with the first wave of names coming soon. Previous line ups have included including DJ Hazard, Dillinja, Dax J, Calyx & Teebee, Drumsound & Bassline Smith b2b DJ SS b2b Kenny Ken, Randall, Loxy, Kings of the Rollers, Perc, Fatima Hajji, Miss Trouble, Ragga Twins and many more.
Artists include: Previous line-ups have included including DJ Hazard, Dillinja, Dax J, Calyx & Teebee, Drumsound & Bassline Smith
Let It Roll Airfield Milovice, Czech Republic August 3-5th, 2023 https://letitroll.eu/events/let-it-roll-2023
Let It Roll has been a big name in the Drum and Bass world for years. With 9 stages, the craziest lights and fireworks shows and hundreds of artists. Let It Roll is held at an abandoned military airbase, one of the most unique settings for a festival. If you’re a lover of all things drum and bass, this is a must-attend festival, taking place over a three-day period.
Artists include: Chase & Status, Andy C, Bru-C, Camo & Krooked b2b Mefjus, Shy FX, Sub Focus and more
Les Plages Électroniques Cannes, France August 4-6th, 2023 hwww.plages-electroniques.com
On August 4th, 6th 2023, the gorgeous city of Cannes in the South of France will once again welcome the much anticipated return of Les Plages Électroniques. This time, it comes in a new format with a renewed visual identity and program makeover that features the cream of the French and international scene from the worlds of electronic music, rap and pop, with up to 60,000 people expected over the three days. Once again, Les Plages Électroniques make up one of the most varied line-ups that can be found in France, including multi-instrumental internet sensation Mezerg, The Blessed Madonna and her top shelf house and techno selections, Bellaire and his sweet blend of house and disco, and Pedro Winter who will be ringing in the 20th anniversary of the legendary Ed Banger label.
Artists include: DJ Snake, Tale of Us, Armin Van Buuren, Lomepal, Pedro Winter pres. Ed Banger XX, Mind Against, Sam Paganini, Ofenbach, The Blessed Madonna, Oden & Fatzo (live), Marina Trench
Hospitality In The Woods Beckenham Place Park, London August 19th, 2023 www.hospitalityinthewoods.com
The world renowned, award-winning and hugely influential Hospitality In The Woods is back for another bumper one-day celebration of all things Drum & Bass on Saturday 19th August 2023 at Beckenham Place Park. Every single facet of the sound will be showcased across five fantastically designed stages with
Artists include: Netsky, High Contrast, A.M.C Calibre, Roni Size, DJ Marky, Camo & Krooked, Goddard, LTJ Bukem, Metrik and many more.
Sonus Festival Zrce Beach, Croatia August 20-24th, 2023 www.sonus-festival.com
2023 will see Sonus celebrate its 10th anniversary at the very forefront of Croatia’s underground festival scene. Returning from 20th to 24th of August, next year’s special anniversary will see another world class line-up of international talents on the gorgeous shores of Zrce beach on Croatia’s famous party island Pag.
Artists include: Adriatique, ANNA, Diplo, Loco Dice, Paula Temple, Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola and more
Decibel Open Air Florence, Italy September 9-10th, 2023 www.decibelopenair.com
Decibel Open Air is back in Florence from 9-10 September 2023, after the recently sold out Easter Edition and last year’s event gathering fifty thousand attendees, with thirty percent coming outside of Italy, the legendary electronic festival returns this September.
Artists include: Moderat (live), Paul Kalkbrenner (live), Peggy Gou, Amelie Lens, Salmo (live), Lazza (live), Boris Brejcha, Loco Dice B2b Jamie Jones, Camelphat, Meduza, I Hate Models and more
One Out Festival Surrey, UK September 16th, 2023 www.oneout.co.uk/tickets
Now into its third year after two sold out previous editions, One Out Festival returns with a bang and its best ever line up across five special stages on 16th September. Playing at the beautifully green and secluded Apps Court Farm in Surrey will be Franky Wah, Sam Divine, Paul Woolford, A.M.C, Danny Howard, Metrik, Mike Skinner, Prospa, Interplanetary Criminal and more. For the best group, single or VIP ticket deals, head to https://www.oneout.co.uk/tickets as the last remaining tickets remain.
Artist include: Franky Wah, Sam Divine, Paul Woolford, A.M.C & Mike Skinner
Sumdayz Festival Rome, Italy September 22-24th, 2023 www.sumdayz.com
Sumdayz is back to take up its position as the most crucial electronic music event in Rome from Friday September 22nd – Sunday 24th, this year taking place at Ippodromo Capannelle.
After an epic debut last year, Sumdayz ups the levels this year as it returns to the new venue of Ippodromo Capannelle, an epic arena that was constructed in 1881 and rebuilt in 1926 as one of Italy’s most famous racecourses. It is a unique venue that makes for a special unique atmosphere in the historic city as the multi-stage festival provides immersive audio and visual experiences across the entire weekend. Sumdayz was founded by a creative team of long-term collaborators, with the sole aim of creating the most experience-based music festival in Italy and boasts some top talents.
Artists include: Craig Richards B2B Francesco Del Garda, Binh b2b DJ Masda, Dungeon Meat, Dyed Soundorom B2B tINI, Mathew Jonson (live), Rhadoo, Samuel Deep B2B Doudou MD, Sonja Moonear, Sweely
BEONIX Cyprus September 22-24th, 2023 www.beonix.art
BEONIX, the three-day electronic music festival held in Cyprus from September 22nd to September 24th, has announced the four headliners for the upcoming 2023 event. Paul Kalkbrenner, the German DJ, and producer known for his unique blend of techno and house music, will be taking the stage at the festival alongside Black Coffee, Maceo Plex, and Stephan Bodzin, who were previously announced.
Artists include: Paul Kalkrenner, Black Coffee, Maceo Plex and Stephan Bodzin
MOGA Essaouira Essaouira, Morocco October 4-8th, 2023 www.mogafestival.com
A music and digital arts festival with a view to shining a light on Moroccan, Maghrebian and African national scenes alongside international acts — the setting is a blissful one by the sea, with grand old architecture, hot sun and local cuisines, culture and colour.
A bastion of hippies in the 1960s, Essaouira remains a haven for digital nomads and surf and yoga enthusiasts from all over the world. MOGA was born in 2016, with a thoughtful programme that works with local curators to promote the destination and the Souiri lifestyle through free access events such as culinary courses, yoga classes, free performances in the Medina, brunches, masterclasses and more.
Artists include: TBA
MDLBEAST Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 2023 https://mdlbeast.com/
MDLBEAST’s Soundstorm once again raised the bar for musical experiences in the Middle East with its latest festival. In all, 732,000 attendees from all over the world descended upon the desert with 184 artists from more than 20 countries playing over eight stages. These included 10 Saudi female artists like Baloo, Birdperson and Cosmicat playing next to international stars such as Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz, Adam Beyer, Carl Cox and many more. There was over 50 hours of music in all with two new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™️ set for the Tallest Temporary Stage at 41m and 268cm, and The Most LED Lights in a Display with 60,053,376 in total. The festival will return in December 2022 and once again promises a whole new experience.
Artists Include: TBA