2023 Spring Festivals: the guide
Spring is just around the corner, festivals are just around the corner. It’s time to think where to go and dance across Europe. These are our guide and our suggestions for april and may 2023. Let’s dance!
Time Warp is finally making a long awaited and sure to be emotional return to its spiritual home in Mannheim. After four years away, the influential festival returns to Mannheim’s Maimarkthalle with a mix of longtime companions as well as exciting debutants including over 40 headliners such as Sven Väth, The Blessed Madonna, Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Richie Hawtin, Charlotte de Witte, Nina Kraviz, Paula Temple, Ricardo Villalobos, Marco Carola, Seth Troxler, Dixon, DJ Koze and more.
April, 8th & 9th
There is no bigger party in Scotland, nor the UK, and maybe even Europe that Terminal V. The monster rave brings tens of thousands of people to the Royal Highland Centre across various rooms and stages. Heavyweight names all play with next level production. Do not miss as this year with Amelie Lens, Big Miz, Charlotte de Witte, Ewan McVicar, Folamour (A/V), Kettama + more.
Caprices Festival is to celebrate its 20th anniversary this year so expect the biggest and best festival yet. It gets down in the Swiss mountains of Crans-Montana across the two unmissable weekends with stages that have epic views out over the alps. There is high spec production across the festival, hundreds of miles of skiing and snowboarding to be done, gastronomic foods, wellness activities and top class music from the likes of a ground breaking Agoria presents One Life Two Bodies show, Claptone, Dubfire presents Evolv, Jamie XX, Fatboy Slim, Black Coffee, ARTBAT, DJ Tennis, Jeff Mills, Zip, Loco Dice b2b Seth Troxler, Luciano b2b Ricardo Villalobos, Richie Hawtin, Sven Väth and many more.
Decibel Presents Easter Edition
The next Italian Easter week-end stands out the best electronic music thanks to Decibel Pre-sents Easter Edition, that will be held in April 2023, Sunday 9th and Monday 10th (noon-midnight) in Florence, at Mandela Forum. Decibel Presents Easter Edition line up includes many techno and house heavyweights: Marco Carola, Nina Kraviz, Loco Dice, Ilario Alicante, Deborah De Luca, Chris Liebing, Cloone, Patrick Mason, Chelina Manuhutu, Mattia Trani (live), U.R. Trax, Sara Mozzil-lo and The Florentian Cabaret. Thanks to Decibel Presents Easter Edition, Florence is confirmed as one of the most im-portant musician Capitals in Europe, waiting for Decibel Open Air 2023 Edition, schedule in September, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th, in Florence as well.
The largest spring festival in the Mediterranean, on the stunning coast of Antalya is held for 4 days and 3 night in the seafront location on the golden (and Blue Flag) beaches of the Mediterranean. This year’s theme, Garden of Hesperides, inspired by stories as old as human history, points to the hope of good days ahead and the celebration of the purest sounds with headliners TBC.
With a new reinforcement in this year’s line-up, the magical surroundings of Umag’s Stella Maris lagoon become the central place where the new festival and tourist season will start on May 19 and 20. This is the place that, with the fourth edition of Sea Star last May, was the center of the first big festival gathering in Croatia after a two and a half year break, and according to official data, last year’s edition was the second most visited festival in Croatia. The Prodigy, Indira Paganotto, Robin Schulz and Robin Schulz the first headliners announced.
Caprices picture: credit David Holderbach