With restrictions getting finally eased and the festival season starting, we have prepared for you a list of the best techno festivals you can attend this winter.
Location: Rancho El Tinieblo, Mexico
Date: October 7-10, 2021
Brand New Festival Luna Obscura Announces Debut at the world-renowned mezcal farm, Rancho El Tinieblo in Mexico. The 1st edition will feature Nick Warren, Oliver Koletzki, Township Rebellion, Armen Miran, Dastan, Sam Shure and many special guests
Offering a truly authentic Mexican experience, Luna Obscura takes place on the famous working Rancho El Tinieblo. This breathtaking setting is home to the world-renowned mezcal brand and will feature an outstanding lineup across two stages hosted by revered labels in The Soundgarden and Stil Vor Talent including Nick Warren, Oliver Koletzki, Township Rebellion, Armen Miran, Dastan, Sam Shure and many special guests. They all line up from 7-11 October 2021 and tickets start at 750USD and are inclusive of event access, all activities, food, nonalcoholic beverages, accommodations, and transportation to and from Monterrey.
Lineup: Nick Warren, Oliver Koletzki, Township Rebellion, Armen Miran, Dastan, Sam Shure
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dates: December 16-19th
MDLBEAST SOUNDSTORM announce initial line up for their festival – Armin Van Buuren, David Guetta, Deadmau5, DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth to headline.
Hosted in Riyadh between December 16-19, SOUNDSTORM will feature a world-leading international music line-up with more than 150 global superstar headliners and international dance acts performing alongside local and regional talent. Electrifying over 500,000 revellers at what is one of the region’s most unique entertainment experiences will be international artists Armin Van Buuren, David Guetta, Deadmau5, DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tiësto, and Steve Aoki, in addition to Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth as well as homegrown regional artists including Anmarz, Cosmicat, Spaceboi, and Zone+ with many more announced in the countdown to the festival.
Lineup: Includes: Martin Garrix, David Guetta, Deadmau5, Nina Kraviz, Sven Vath, Amelie Lens, Eric Prydz, Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Jeff Mills
Location: Brand New Brooklyn Venue, NYC
Dates: November 19-20
Time Warp announces 2021 USA Lineup, Returning to New York City November 19-20 at Brand New Brooklyn Venue.
Continuing its legacy as what the New York Times referred to as a “pilgrimage event on the global techno calendar,” Time Warp today, in partnership with long-term NYC collaborators Teksupport, announced the bill for its return to New York this Fall, following a two year hiatus. its new Brooklyn location will play host to two days of audiovisual technical immersion soundtracked by some of house and techno’s top talent.
Lineup: Âme, Nina Kraviz, Ricardo Villalobos b2b Craig Richards, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler b2b Special Guest, KiNK (live), Stephan Bodzin (live), Adriatique, Ben Klock b2b Marcel Dettmann, Paula Temple, Pan-Pot, Kobosil, Reinier Zonneveld (live), DESNA, Avision, mink b2b O.BEE, and Shahar
Location: Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami
Dates: 4th December
Life and Death and Innervisions’s collaborative party Rakastella is all about love – love for music, love for one another and love for exotic locations.
Expect diverse and eclectic musical thrills, special sunset moments and breathtaking vistas at the historic and picturesque Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami. Rakastella’s unforgettable 2019 edition left people wanting more. It set a new benchmark for eco-friendly musical experiences, and now it returns with another thoughtful lineup that covers both established international greats with vital emerging newcomers from all manners of diverse backgrounds.
Lineup: Âme, Anfisa Letyago, Ash Lauryn, Avalon Emerson, Ben UFO, Dixon, Eris Drew & Octo Octa, Jayda G, DJ Harvey, DJ Holographic, Jimi Jules, DJ Minx, DJ Tennis and more
Location: Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Dates: 6th-11th January
The authentic mix of adventure and rich cultural escape will be offered at the cultural hotbed of Tamarindo Playa while listening to some of your favorite House and Techno artists during the day and night.
Iconic sets that soundtrack a flame-red sun as it rises from the horizon. Intimate parties in a steamy jungle amphitheatre surrounded by deep greens and hanging vines. Afternoon dances around a glistening pool in the hot sun… Welcome to Ocaso, one of the most revered and soul-enriching festivals in the world. Having worked closely with the Ministerio De Salud in Costa Rica to meet all possible health and safety regulations, this stunning festival will mark its fifth anniversary with a series of extra special surprises from January 6th to 11th 2022, across indoor and outdoor venues like nothing you have ever experienced before.
Lineup: Amelie Lens, Seth Troxler, Doc Martin, Seth Troxler, Hot Since 82, Lauren Lane, Adriatique, Colyn and more
Location: Happy Bay, St Martin
Dates: March 9th – 13th
A 5-day and 5-night tropical techno escape. Experience the island paradise of St Martin in the Caribbean as you party in secluded beaches, lush jungle, stunning villas, boats and beach clubs – from sunrise to sunset to sunrise again.
Previous guests have included Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola, Ricardo Villalobos, Blondish and many more.
It is with firm dedication that we curate the scene’s most epic house and techno experience. From superstars to emerging talent, the lineup of over 80 international DJs will mesmerize and surprise you. This is the true culmination of forward-thinking electronic music innovators from around the world.