DGTL (pronounced digital), the global festival giant, is set to make its return to India this weekend, featuring a lineup of both international and local acts in Bengaluru (November 17th & 18th at The Lalit Ashok) and Mumbai (November 18th & 19th at Nesco Center).
Festival Director Ellen Evers expressed, “We pride ourselves on being true purveyors of electronic music, with an innate passion deeply embedded in our DNA. DGTL is committed to showcasing the full musical spectrum, from disco to house, from intelligent dance music to techno, and everything in between. Our approach involves meticulous curation, offering a platform for emerging talents, nurturing their growth, and fostering lasting relationships with artists from the outset. We’re eager to bring this experience to the vibrant scenes in Bengaluru and Mumbai.”
The initial artist lineup featured acts such as the legendary minimal techno proponent Richie Hawtin, popular Brazilian techno artist ANNA, music & fashion powerhouse Patrick Mason, dynamic Dutch electronic music group Tinlicker, versatile Konstantin Sibold, and acclaimed afro-house selector Kilimanjaro. The festival also welcomes back Indian acts Axl Stace, Likwid, and Deep Brown after their outstanding performances in previous editions.
The final wave artist lineup includes Berlin-based techno and house producer/DJ Dixon, Munich-based crowd favorite Innellea, and Partiboi69—known for his significant cult following in the dance music scene and expertise in ghetto house, miami bass, electro & Detroit techno genres. Other standout acts include Jensen Interceptor, Dr. Rubinstein, and Rebuke, representing various facets of techno and electronic music.
Duo Tech Panda & Kenzani will celebrate Indian culture through Indian electronica, Ankytrixx will showcase his influence in the electronic dance circuit in India, Bullzeye will mix various forms of techno and house, and Bengaluru-based Tasneem, known for blending sounds, melodies, and tunes, promises an unforgettable experience.
Festival Director Ellen Evers said, “We are thrilled to announce the return of DGTL festival in India for its third edition. The growing excitement and anticipation from our incredible audience in India continue to inspire us as we gear up to bring an unforgettable experience to Bengaluru and Mumbai this November 2023.”