SXM Festival returns from March 8th – 12th 2023 for a musical and cultural experience like no other. It is the only festival in the world that takes over an entire island – the Caribbean gem of Saint Martin | Sint Maarten – and is the ultimate destination experience. Prepare for a week of world-class electronic music immersed in stylish, sumptuous, and often surreal locations dotted around this idyllic island. Beach, villa, and boat parties, hilltop sunrise sessions and peak-time boho parties are all featured alongside French style champagne sipping afternoons by the pool, incredible food, boat activities, and culturally diverse explorations. Define your own unique adventure and rest assured that every day will be different – one never to forget.
Since its debut in 2016, SXM Festival has proven to be so much more than just another festival. This life-enriching experience quickly became one of the most talked about musical gatherings in the world. It’s a mix of Caribbean, French and Dutch culture, with an audience of worldly adventurers from over 35 countries and local enthusiasts gathering for some of the best underground electronic music talent on the planet. SXM Festival is a 5-day and 5-night electronic music escape and breeding ground for musical experimentation and discovery – eclipsed only by the beauty of the festival’s host location.
SXM Festival’s 2023 lineup features many of the most celebrated names in the international house and techno scene. The bill is led by Grammy-nominated, triple platinum production duo CAMELPHAT, Music On leader MARCO CAROLA, pioneering electronic producer DUBFIRE and the musical experience of ASTRA CLUB – a b2b set from DJ TENNIS and CARLITA. Additional highlights include beloved Italian artist FRANCESCA LOMBARDO, the reinvented house sensation GORDO, and Brazilian stand out DJ and producer MOCHAKK, along with the return of Swiss favorite SONJA MOONEAR following her memorable 2022 performance and a live set from visionary melodic house and techno veteran RODRIGUEZ JR.
The lineup’s global depth extends further with emergent West African DJ and producer AMÉMÉ, Palestinian DJ MAHER DANIEL, French exports APOLLONIA and YOKOO, Berlin-based DJ and producer GENE ON EARTH and German producer and co-founder of the Common Sense People event series KONSTANTIN SIBOLD. A diversity of styles round out the lineup from the likes of acclaimed selector DOC MARTIN, Moscow Records and Moss Co. imprint head ARCHIE HAMILTON, the mystical melodic sounds of DEER JADE and psychedelic house producer MITA GAMI among others.
Whether you are a returning vet or a first-timer, SXM Festival and the beautiful island of Saint Martin | Sint Maarten holds rich cultural surprises behind each twist and turn. It is truly a sum of its parts and a voyage of a lifetime.