Star studded Celtronic 2013 line up announced

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The line-up has been announced for Ireland’s premier electronic music festival, Celtronic 2013.

This will be the thirteenth edition of the acclaimed festival which has been described as ‘Ireland’s answer to Sonar’ and regularly attracts thousands of music fans to Derry.

This year’s festival has added significance with the City of Culture celebrations in full swing. The array of talent on show at Celtronic 2013 is truly world class with some of the biggest names in electronic music set to appear at a range of venues from Wednesday June 26th – Sunday June 30th.

Among the highlights announced today include live performances from New York house and disco duo, METRO AREA, internationally celebrated producer/composer HENRIK SCHWARZ, Mercury Music Prize nominee JON HOPKINS, Luxembourg’s cultural crossover phenomenon FRANCESCO TRISTANO, Glasgow based 2 Step producer KORELESS, intergalactic superhero SPACE DIMENSION CONTROLLER and Phil Kieran’s new band project LE CAROUSEL.

DJ sets will come from International Deejay Gigolo’s main man DJ HELL, Swiss techno superstar DEETRON, Barcelona based producer and DJ, JOHN TALABOT, Russian superstar DJ, NINA KRAVIZ and founder of the record labels Finders Keepers and Twisted Nerve, ANDY VOTEL. The festival will also feature LCD Soundsystem’s PAT MAHONEY and the North West debut of ANDREW WEATHERALL and SEAN JOHNSTON’s latest project A LOVE FROM OUTER SPACE. Celtronic always showcases the hottest new breakthrough acts at the festival and this year is no different with Rinse FM’s KRYSTAL KLEAR and BICEP, the Irish production duo behind the most-excellent Feel My Bicep blog BICEP, both set to appear.

Ireland’s constantly evolving electronic music scene will be well represented with live performances coming from a range of artists including BOXCUTTER, KAB DRIVER, RYAN VAIL, DOLLFACE DEVEREAUX and DEFCON and showcases from clubnights including DEEP FRIED FUNK, AUDIO ASYLUM, REVERB, BEKUZ and DIVIDE.