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Late Summer & Autumn Festival Guide 2023

Explore 2023's festival highlights with Techno Airlines: From Cannes' shores to Rome's history, and exotic events in Cappadocia and Essaouira.

Late Summer & Autumn Festival Guide 2023
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  • PublishedJuly 26, 2023
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In this article, you can find a rundown of events taking place across the shores of Cannes; the ancient caves of Cappadocia, Turkey; the grand old architecture of Essaouira, Morocco, MDLBEAST the storied cities of Florence and Rome and more…


Echoes From Agartha

Echoes From Agartha

Cappadocia, Turkey

July 26 – July 31st, 2023

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Dubbed by Billboard in 2022 as ‘one of the world’s most beautiful festivals’, Echoes From Agartha will see a selection of artists performing 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, and Keinemusik.

One in The Woods

One in The Woods

Liverpool, UK

July 28 – 30th, 2023

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While people continue to talk about the legendary One In The Woods, which debuted 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 be set up in Orrell Hill Woods, Liverpool, with the first wave of names coming soon. Previous lineups have included 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.

Let it Roll

Let it Roll

Airfield Milovice, Czech Republic

August 3 – 5th, 2023

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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

Les Plages Électroniques

Cannes, France

August 4 – 6th, 2023

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Between August 4th and 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 lineups 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

Hospitality In The Woods

Beckenham Place Park, London

August 19th, 2023

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The world-renowned, award-winning, and hugely influential Hospitality in The Woods is back for another bumper one-day celebration of all things Drum and bass on Saturday, 19th August 2023, at Beckenham Place Park. Every single facet of the sound will be showcased across five fantastically designed stages.

Artists include: Netsky, High Contrast, A.M.C Calibre, Roni Size, DJ Marky, Camo & Krooked, Goddard, LTJ Bukem, Metrik, and many more…

Sonus Festival

Sonus Festival

Zrce Beach, Croatia

August 20 – 24th, 2023

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2023 will see Sonus Festival celebrate its 10th anniversary at the very forefront of Croatia’s underground festival scene. Returning from the 20th to the 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

Decibel Open Air

Florence, Italy

September 9 – 10th, 2023

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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

One Out Festival

Surrey, UK

September 16th, 2023

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Now into its third year after two sold-out previous editions, One Out Festival returns with a bang, and its best-ever lineup 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.

Artists include: Franky Wah, Sam Divine, Paul Woolford, A.M.C & Mike Skinner.

Sumdayz Festival

Sumdayz Festival

Rome, Italy

September 22 – 24th, 2023

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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 boasting 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

BEONIX

Cyprus

September 22 – 24th, 2023

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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

MOGA Essaouira

Essaouira, Morocco

October 4 – 8th, 2023

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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 color.

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 program 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…

MDLBEAST

MDLBEAST

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

14 – 16th December 2023

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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 were over 50 hours of music in all, with two new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™️ set for the Tallest Temporary Stage at 41 m and 268 cm, 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.


Conclusion

As the sun sets on summer and autumn’s embrace draws near, 2023 promises a vibrant tapestry of festivals that transcend borders and cultures. From the enchanting shores of Cannes to the historic ambiance of Rome, each event offers a unique blend of music, culture, and unforgettable experiences. Techno Airlines is thrilled to be your guide through this journey, curating the best of what the season has to offer. Whether you’re a seasoned festival-goer or looking to dive into your first event, this guide ensures you won’t miss a beat. Pack your bags, tune into the rhythm, and let the magic of these festivals elevate your 2023! For more news about techno, click the link.


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