MELT Festival announces massive first wave of artists for 2023
The German creative gathering is once more aiming to champion "the stars of the future, new sounds and unique approaches"
Germany's MELT Festival is returning in summer 2023, and has announced its first wave of acts set to play the hedonistic event, stretching from June 8 until June 11 in its Ferropolis City of Iron home.
This initial announcement includes a plethora of globally-recognised names: late night soundtracks are set to be provided by Nia Archives, Skin on Skin, TSHA and Bru-C.
Regular MELT attendees will be returning, too: Marcel Dettmann, Shanti Celeste and Joy Orbison will be playing DJ sets, plus offerings from Daphni and Sevdaliza.
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“With this first line-up announcement we would like to highlight the complete range and diversity of MELT," explain the organisers, who's website claims to ensure that that their line-up represents the "creativity and vibe" of its attendees, through offering a "varied, unique and multicultural" experience. Its line-up's creation, it continues online, "focuses on a rounded experience of different sounds and musical cultures for fans worldwide to experience".
"Whether it's electronic live acts, German newcomers, techno and house legends, Gen Z icons or even international future greats: they all have their rightful place in the MELT cosmos," the organisers continued in a press release. We are very pleased that we can already give a foretaste of the more than 150 acts of MELT 2023 today.”
Tickets for the festival are available now: there are a variety of options, with weekend tickets staring from €159.95. Find out more here.
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Full first wave line-up:
Erika de Casier
Freddy K b2b Dr Rubinstein
Marcel Dettmann b2b CEM
piri & tommy
Shanti Celeste b2b Peach
Skin on Skin
The Blessed Madonna
viko63 & penglord
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