EXIT Festival's Dance Arena stage returns with an unmissable line-up in 2023

The full list of electronic artists playing the festival in Serbia has now been revealed

EXIT Festival's Dance Arena stage returns bigger and better than ever this year with a stacked list of names taking over the four-day event.

It's the festival's temple of electronic music, promising a once-in-a-lifetime experience, taking over the striking grounds of the Petrovaradin Fortress and serving up sunrise sets soundtracked by some of the world's greatest DJs.

EXIT is well known for its electronic music curation, and how finalised the full set of names set to perform at this year's edition, spanning experimental live performances to hard-hitting DJ sets.

The bill in the Dance Arena includes Amelie Lens, Nina Kraviz, Eric Prydz, Keinemusik, Hot Since 82, CamelPhat, Mind Against, Vintage Culture, Layla Benitez, and live sets from the likes of Ben Böhmer, Gioli & Assia, and Agents Of Time.

With a focus on local talent, EXIT also welcomes Serbian DJs to the Dance Arena stage including Tijana T, Space Motion, Coeus and Marko Nastić.

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Taking place from July 6 to 9 this year in Serbia’s Novi Sad region, EXIT celebrates its 22nd year with a line-up topped by The Prodigy, Skrillex, Eric Prydz and Wu-Tang Clan.

On July 6, the festival’s opening day, the Dance Arena programme will feature an all-female line-up with a focus on inclusivity and diversity.

House collective Keinemusik will take over the event’s closing day playing for a lengthy six hours at EXIT’s official afterparty.

Over on the Dance Arena’s sister stage NSNS, a sweeping list of names including Avalon Emerson, Ben UFO, Carlita, Desiree, Partiboi69, and Cici are set to play over the course of the weekend.

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In March, EXIT Festival became the first event of its size to use blockchain technology by issuing NFT tickets to its annual 200,000 guests.

The festival first launched NFT ticketing in 2022 making it one of the first major music events to do so, a project that won the UK Festival Innovation Award.

See the full list of electronic acts performing at EXIT below, alongside the line-up splits for the Dance Arena and NSNS. Find out more about EXIT Festival 2023 here.

Gemma Ross is Mixmag's Assistant Editor, follow her on Twitter