Exit Festival 2023 Unveils First Line-up, Kaskade and Deadmau5 Break Records at Coliseum, and More

From DJ Diesel announcing ‘The Shaq’tacular Spectacular’, a New Year’s Eve celebration in partnership with Meta to Above & Beyond revealing that they are returning to the Gorge Amphitheatre on July 21, 22, and 23 next year for their third ‘Group Therapy Weekender’, here’s this week in electronic music –

Kaskade and Deadmau5 Break Records at Coliseum

Kaskade and deadmau5 broke records this week by headlining a show at the Coliseum. They performed before 46,220 fans and netted $3.7 million at the concert held in Los Angeles, making it the “largest single-day show headlined by an electronic artist” in North America. The Kaskade and Deadmau5 concert “marks the biggest ticketed global dance event of 2022 for a headline artist,” according to Billboard. In a post shared on Instagram, Kaskade wrote: “The last couple weeks have been an absolute whirlwind!

✅ 50k in attendance at the @lacoliseum
✅ Largest single day show headlined by an electronic artist
✅ Biggest ticketed dance event in 2022
✅ Escape #1 dance radio most airplay of the year in the USA
✅ Escape #1 @bbcradio1 Electronic Chill Track of the year
✅ 100m+ streams on “Escape” ft. @haylasings

Thanks to all of you!! On to 2023 🚀”

Kx5, a duo made up of Kaskade and deadmau5, closed the first public concert at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles in July 2021. At that time, Kaskade brought out the Canadian electronic music producer/DJ as the special guest to open the show. Since then they’ve rolled out the singles ‘Escape’ with British singer-songwriter Hayla, ‘Take Me High,’ ‘Alive’ feat. The Moth & The Flame, and their latest release ‘Avalanche.’

Fisher Unveils Lineup for the Inaugural Edition of TRIIP Festival

FISHER is set to host the first-ever TRIIP Festival from June 2 – 4 next year in Malta. Announcing the line-up, the Australian producer and DJ wrote on Instagram: “THE FIRST EVER @triipfestival WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE STUNNING ISLAND OF MALTA 🇲🇹 3 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS!! LET US TAKE YOU ON A TRIIP ACROSS THE ISLAND… AND LOOK AT THIS LINEUP THE FISH HAS PUT TOGETHER FOR MY FIRST EVER CURATED FESTIVAL IN EUROPE… ARE YA KIDDING!!??!!!”

The line-up for the first edition of the TRIIP Festival looks killer! It features British electronic music producer/DJ Chris Lake, DJ and label owner Nic Fanciulli, Spanish DJ Paco Osuna, Brina Knauss, and English DJ/producer Eats Everything, among others. German electronic music producer/DJ Loco Dice, Wade, Andrea Oliva (DJ/Producer from Switzerland), Cloonee, DJ and deep house producer Nora En Pure, and German producer/DJ duo Claptone are also set to take the TRIIP Festival stage.

The Prodigy, Skrillex, Hot Since 82, and More to Take the Exit Festival Stage in 2023

The first twenty-three acts for Exit Festival 2023, held at the Petrovaradin Fortress, have been announced. “One of the most wanted tours of 2023 will include the show at our magical Petrovaradin Fortress as the most influential electro-punk band of all time, @theprodigyofficial, is coming to their favourite festival – EXIT! 🔥🔥” Exit Festival wrote in an Instagram post. They added: “This is only a beginning, many other acts to be launched soon! 🤩

Iconic names like The Prodigy and the eight-time Grammy-winning artist Skrillex are set to take the Exit Festival 2023 stage in Serbia, along with British DJ and house music producer Hot Since 82, Indira Paganotto, Brazilian DJ/producer Vintage Culture, Swedish rock band Viagra Boys, and more.

Above & Beyond to Return to the Gorge Amphitheatre for Their Third ‘Group Therapy Weekender’

Above & Beyond is returning to the Gorge Amphitheatre on July 21, 22, and 23 next year for their third ‘Group Therapy Weekender.’ This event, headlined by the electronic music trio consisting of Tony McGuinness, Paavo Siljamäki, and Jono Grant, will also see performances from artists signed to the Anjunadeep and Anjunabeats labels. “Our gathering at The Gorge is a bi-annual affair, but we’ve decided to bring the next one forward a year!” Above & Beyond wrote on their Instagram.

“For much of 2023 we’ll be locked away in the studio working on new music, which means we’ve decided not to do a major Group Therapy milestone show next year,” the trio shared. “ABGT600 in 2024 will be our next all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza, location to be announced. That means The Gorge will undoubtedly be our biggest Anjunafamily event of 2023. Hope you can join us there,” they added. “More information to come in the New Year.”

Their latest musical release ‘Group Therapy 508’ was rolled out last week.

DJ Diesel Announces ‘The Shaq’tacular Spectacular’ VR New Year’s Eve Celebration

DJ Diesel has announced ‘The Shaq’tacular Spectacular,’ a New Year’s Eve celebration in partnership with Meta. This one-hour virtual event will see performances from stars like Cardi B, WHIPPED CREAM, and Ludacris and will feature a basketball court stage. ‘The Shaq’tacular Spectacular’ will also have a marching band, a roller rink, professional skaters, athletes, and cheerleaders.

“You’re invited to one the BIGGEST New Year’s Eve celebrations Horizon Worlds has ever seen – The Shaq’tacular Spectacular!” DJ Diesel stage name of Shaquille O’Neal, wrote on Facebook while sharing the teaser for the event. “With special performances by Cardi B, Ludacris, Lil’ Yachty and more! We’re bringing you roller skaters, a marching band, cheerleaders, DJ sets – everything you need to ring in the new year right! Catch the show Dec. 31st in Meta Horizon Worlds, or right here on Facebook and Instagram,” he added. DJ Diesel will also play at this event!

Mia Restaurant and Beach Club to Host Electronic Music Sensation Nic Fanciulli, John Digweed, Jan Blomqvist, and More

Tulum’s Mia Restaurant and Beach Club is all set to host a bunch of electronic music stars, including Hannah WantsEchonomistNic Fanciulli, and Nick Warren over the next few months. John DigweedJan Blomqvist, Jenia Tarsol, and Oliver Koletzki, among many other exciting names, are also slated to perform at Mia Beach Club in the upcoming weeks. Some of the greats who have performed at this Tulum beach club include Grammy-nominated Paul van Dyk, Palestinian DJ and electronic music producer Sama’ Abdulhadi, and Dutch electronic music duo Tinlinker.

Mia’s NYE Tulum Party Celebration this year will see Franky Wah, Sean Doron, Joeski, and more on stage! 

Find tickets for the upcoming events at Mia below –

EMMANUEL SATIE @MIA TULUM on December 18, 2022 (with Emmanuel Satiel and Neo Human)

UNDERS @MIA TULUM on December 25, 2022 (with Unders, Sam Sparacio, and Luis)

HANNAH WANTS @MIA TULUM on December 30, 2022 

NYE MIA TULUM PARTY CELEBRATIONS 2023 on December 31, 2022 (with Frank Wah, Joeski, Sean Doron, Sam Sparacio B2B Anvetta, Cvazmu B2B Agorista, and H.TOR)

BORDERS OF LIGHT on January 2, 2023 (with Toto Chiavetta, Trikk, Echonomist, and Golden Hour)

STIL VOR TALENT – OLIVER KOLETZKI @MIA TULUM on January 3, 2023 (with Oliver Koletzki, Hidden Empire, Cioz, and Skala)

Mystical Sunset with Âme on January 4-5, 2023 (with ÂME, Last Men on earth, Valderrama & Kevin Ganora, Nuup, and Lagunes Jr)

NIC FANCIULLI @MIA TULUM on January 5, 2023

THE SOUNDGARDEN – NICK WARREN @MIA TULUM on January 6, 2023 (with Nick Warren, Rodriguez Jr., Elif, and Dastan)

MULTINOTES @MIA TULUM on January 8, 2023 (with Musumeci, Dodi Palese, Lehar, Cipy, and Phunkadelica)

ATLANT – JOHN DIGWEED – BOg – MARK HOFFEN @MIA TULUM on January 9, 2023 (with John Digweed, BOG, and Mark Hoffen)

JAN BLOMQVIST – ECHONOMIST-JENIA TARSOL-CHAMBORD @MIA TULUM on January 14, 2023

MACCABI HOUSE – ADAM TEN – MITA GAMI – YAMAGUCCI @MIA TULUM on January 20, 2023

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