Final 12 months’s inaugural Portola Music Pageant in San Francisco introduced a model new expertise with some of the top-tier lineups we’d seen in a very long time. Even for a self-professed bass head like myself, the home and techno choices had been accessible sufficient that I loved each single set I witness which included Flume, The Chemical Brothers, Jamie xx, 4 Tet + Floating Factors, Fred once more.., Caribou, Bicep, Fatboy Slim, DJ Shadow, Kaytranada, James Blake, and extra.
The largest query in my thoughts as I headed dwelling after the competition final 12 months was: How are they going to prime this subsequent 12 months? Seems, I actually had nothing to fret about. The lineup dropped yesterday and never solely did they match the magic of final 12 months’s lineup, in some methods, additionally they improved upon it.
Whereas Flume and The Chemical Brothers headlined the competition final 12 months, Skrillex and Eric Prydz presents HOLO take the mantle for this iteration. Basement Jaxx, Chris Lake b2b Armand Van Helden, Rina Sawayama, Little Simz, Scorching Chip, Underworld, FKJ, Polo and Pan, Labrinth and Main Lazer b2b Main Leagues DJz, SBTRKT, Little Dragon, Kenny Beats, 2manydjs (LIVE), Overmono, Flying Lotus, and extra additionally carry out. Plus, PORTOLA welcomes the return of Nelly Furtado, performing her first U.S. present since 2007!
Portola might be partnering with a number of neighborhood organizations for some thrilling fan experiences, provides, and giveaways.
- Tuesday, Could 16 – Amoeba Data hosted an in-store giveaway of passes to PORTOLA 2023.
- Tuesday, Could 16 – Church of 8 Wheels hosted a free PORTOLA X Spotify Skate Evening Pop Up.
- Saturday, Could 20 – The Costume Contest Grand Prize on the Oaklash Pageant will embrace (2) VIP tickets to PORTOLA 2023.
- Tuesday, Could 23 by Friday, June, 30 – Customized PORTOLA Candies might be accessible at Kokak Candies for pre-order, and one bar of chocolate from the preorder will embrace (2) VIP tickets to PORTOLA 2023.
Registry on sale begins Monday, Could 22 at 10AM PT, together with 2-DAY GA, 2-DAY VIP, SINGLE DAY GA, SINGLE DAY VIP, and lodge packages with cost plans accessible. Public on sale begins Wednesday, Could 24 at 10AM PT.
Portola and Spotify have partnered to curate a year-round, regularly up to date Official Portola x Spotify Playlist. You’ll be able to hearken to it right here.
See the complete lineup beneath.