Defected Croatia reveals its second wave of artists heading to Tisno for its anticipated seventh edition, bringing in its biggest line-up to date for the award-winning annual event on Thursday 3rd – Tuesday 8th August 2023. With a line-up of global talent, phase two welcomes first-time appearances from the legendary Jeff Mills, Desiree, DJ Bone as Doc Ciroc, and Mr Scruff, alongside returning favourites like Folamour, Honey Dijon, Eats Everything, TSHA, The Shapeshifters, Floorplan, Bradley Zero, Natasha Diggs, and The Brothers Macklovitch, all set to take over Tisno this summer.

The 2023 edition continues to demonstrate Defected’s dedication to diversifying line-ups and profiling talent from across the dance spectrum, from rising stars to the scene’s most-loved pioneers. Set in Tisno’s idyllic The Garden resort, across three festival stages, daily boat parties plus the infamous afterparty venue Barbarella’s, Defected Croatia showcases the very best of the label group’s events and musical offering. With stage takeovers from Glitterbox, The Remedy Project, PIV, Classic Music Company and more all taking place during the 2022 edition, party goers can expect a diverse range of house, disco and leftfield sounds throughout the six days. Going beyond a traditional festival offering, Defected Croatia also offers an impressive wellness programme, with daily yoga classes and mindfulness sessions to balance out late nights on the dancefloor.

“Defected Croatia is arguably the highlight of the year. With our fans travelling across the globe to meet at the beautiful The Garden Resort, the festival is a true showcase of the depth of house music, a genre that we as a business, our DJs, producers and fans love so much.” – Wez Saunders, CEO.

With the Adriatic coastline offering a serene backdrop, Defected Croatia brings together over 5000 house fans with the unifying power of music for an unforgettable week year-on-year. Praised for its inclusive atmosphere and world class production, and described by Mixmag as, “an ecstatic, extravagant spectacle,” there is no doubt 2023 will continue to be a highlight in house fan’s calendars.

“Defected Croatia offers a unique combination of incredible music, a stunning location, and amazing atmosphere. The line-up is always diverse and features a blend of established and emerging artists, which keeps the festival fresh and exciting. The atmosphere is always electric, with people from all over the world coming together to celebrate their love for dance music.” – George Pritchard, Director of Events and Talent.

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