2023 Techno Gigs You Need to Attend in India

Music festival season is here and everybody is gearing up for exhilarating concerts and gigs. Some of the most thrilling techno artists will also be playing at festivals and concerts, so fans of the genre, prepare yourselves for all the enthralling sets coming your way in the upcoming months. We’ve put together a list of events and festivals where you can get your techno-fix in India!

Locals DISTRICT Festival

When: November 17 – 19, 2023
Where: Dadhikar, Rajasthan

For its fifth edition, the Locals DISTRICT Festival will bring some of the finest talents in techno to Alwar, wherein ravers can also spend some time with nature surrounded by forests at a fort located three hours away from Delhi. Dance to techno and its sub-genres at Dadhikar Fort, a magnificent fort perched upon a mount amid the Aravalli Hills in the beautiful state of Rajasthan, from November 17 – 19 this year.

Homegrown and international DJs will get behind the deck at the Locals DISTRICT Festival 2023. Techno heavyweights Damon Jee, Lady Tazz, Tigerhead, Aaron Suiss, and Khainz, among other exciting acts, will be heading to Alwar this November. The Locals DISTRICT Festival is also set to host CMYK, Mashter, Sid Praja, Yuvraj Arora, Varun Fernandes, and more. The Phase 2 line-up of this festival is yet to be announced.

Locals DISTRICT Festival on: Instagram

Sunburn Festival 2023 

When: December 28 – 31, 2023
Where: Goa

India’s renowned Sunburn Festival is gearing up to welcome more than 100 artists from all over the country as well as international artists to play across six stages at its four-day music festival in late 2023. Conclude this year with a bang at the Sunburn Festival in the beautiful state of Goa. Hundreds of thousands of revelers will flock to the festival to witness the magic of Sunburn, its incredible line-up, and a buzzing crowd of Goa. Sunburn Festival 2023 will have techno star Charlotte de Witte bring in her dancefloor rattling set in December. What better way to bid farewell to 2023?

Sunburn Festival on: Instagram

Halloween Techno Night

When: October 28, 2023
Where: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

This Halloween weekend, move to the beats of DJ Swish! The Halloween Techno Night is slated to take place at the stunning 5-star hotel Taj Lakefront’s Infinity Bar in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Donning your scariest looks, immerse yourself in a frightful world to the soundtrack of killer techno. Dance like you never have before and spend your Halloween in style.

DGTL Mumbai

When: November 18 – 19, 2023
Where: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Gear up, ravers! DGTL is bringing some of the most renowned names in electronic music to Mumbai this November! Among the big names set to take the DGTL Mumbai stage are techno maestro Rødhåd, Detroit techno juggernaut Richie Hawtin, Berlin-based DJ Dixon Brazillian DJ ANNA, DJ/producer Juliet Fox, and many more on November 18 and 19.

DGTL India on: Instagram

Boiler Room x Hardline: Goa/Pune

When: October 27 and 28
Where: Vagator, Goa and Kharadi, Pune

This Halloween, Boiler Room is joining forces with Hardline for gigs in Goa and Pune for the first time. Catch techno DJ/producer Amotik and New Delhi-based DJ/producer in Goa on October 27 at Banana Forest & Raeeth, while Moscow-based Rikhter will play a live set. The Boiler Room x Hardline: Pune will be held at the Drone Arena in Kharadi, Pune, on October 28. Get ready to have a fantastic time at the debut Boiler Room x Hardline shows this weekend!

Hardline on: Instagram

Blood N’Bones Festival

When: November 4, 2023
Where: Bengaluru, Karnataka

Touted as “India’s Biggest Dark Music Gathering,” the Blood N’Bones Festival brings an evening of techno and trance music featuring fire & LED artists, live performances, dark exhibition, night market, and pop-up stalls, and other thrilling activities. The 2023 edition is scheduled to take place on November 4. Also find UV face paint, goth and horror makeup, UV light room, laser, and stunning LED visuals at this event, running from 4 PM onwards. The Blood N’Bones Festival will have a coffin photo booth, dark theme decor, and a tattoo workshop at PEBBLE The Jungle Lounge in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Heineken TAKEOVER at Westin Goa

When: December 28 – 31, 2023
Where: Anjuna, Goa

Partygoers! Get ready for an unmissable event in Goa! Heineken is set to take over The Westin Goa from December 28 – 31 this year for 120 hours of music. EDM, techno, and Bollywood tunes will blast through the speakers at this four-day music festival. The hottest and finest acts will hit 5+ stages at this event, featuring special shows like sunrise and pool parties. You can also have a rejuvenating time at the spa or visit the sheesha lounge.

Heineken India on: Instagram

SECTIO ON TECHNO

When: December 30, 2023
Where: Vagator, Goa

Dark industrial techno will resound through the venue at SECTIO ON TECHNO! Scheduled for December 30, the SECTIO ON TECHNO event is bound to be a mind-blowing affair with Sectio Aurea, Mumbai-based DJ/producer Folic State, ColdSnap, and more on the roster. Dance with your feet in the sand to a four-hour performance from the finest talents on New Year’s Eve Eve!

PALM TREE MUSIC FESTIVAL PRE PARTY

When: October 29, 2023
When: Anjuna, Goa

Techno DJ/producer Peter Pahn is en route to Goa for the Palm Tree Music Festival Pre-Party on October 29. Taking place at Artistry Goa in Anjuna, he will be accompanied by techno DJ/producers Varun Fernandes, Rinton, and more as supporting acts. Peter Pahn boasts decades of experience in music and has had releases on renowned labels such as Legend and Tragedie. He will make sure everyone moves to his beats at the Palm Tree Music Festival Pre-Party.

BLACK REBORN | RAEETH GOA | DAY 1

When: November 24, 2023
Where: Vagator, Goa

Black Reborn, an immersive light art show, is coming to Vagator, Goa, next month. Penciled in for November 24, the unique and mysterious concept will blow your socks off! Techno lovers can kick off the weekend in the best way with pulsating techno and house beats blaring through the speakers all night. The event, slated to be held at Raeeth Goa, also offers stage shows, fire acts, and LED shows.

Halloween DJ Party at Wonderla Hyderabad

From techno and house to R&B and hip hop, you can dance all night at the Halloween DJ Party on October 28 at Wonderla Hyderabad. Rock your frightful looks and show off your best moves at this fun-filled party. First-class acts Teri Miko and Progressive Brothers are on the bill. Don’t forget to put together a scary costume; this is your chance to dress up!

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