Stage by Stage Breakdowns of ARC Music Festival

ARC Music Festival Announces Lineup Additions for 2023 Edition

Stage by Stage Breakdowns of ARC Music Festival


ARC music festival includes the Chicago house music which is the life source of the festival and the frame on which the city’s modern sonic history has been painted. ARC Music Festival was founded by John Curley in Chicago. The festival is normally held in Union Park Chicago, during the Labor Day Weekend of 2023.


The show will host internationally renowned names in the techno and house genre such as Eric Prydz Carl Cox, Adam Bayer, Carl Craig, Fatboy Slim, and many more. Other notable giants like Chris Lake, Gorgon City, Get Real, Clapton, Justin Martin, Eats Everything, and Melodic House will also be on full display. In addition, according to the global demand, some of the universal house and techno scene’s most coveted selectors and producers will bring the hard-hitting sound to the ARC Music Festival for an unforgettable experience. 


The Global techno and house fans will be treated to an immersive journey at the ARC festival, with curated art and production elements to guide them between each of the four main stages discussed below. 


Stage-by-Stage Breakdowns of ARC Music Festival


The ARC Music Festival includes four stages namely:


The Grid


The grid environment is inspired by the grid system weaving Chicago together. It’s a modern environment that includes some of the best selectors in the world. Peggy Gou, John Summit, Fatboy Slim, Tale Of Us and more will make their debut in this environment, while the festival welcomes the return of Adam Beyer and Boris Brejcha back to the stage. The complete Grid lineup includes:


·       Tinlicker

·       Tale Of Us

·       Schak

·       Portals and Parachutes

·       Peggy Gou

·       Patrick Topping

·       Miss Monique

·       Kevin De Vries

·       John Summit

·       Inphinity

·       Fatboy Slim

·       Eric Prydz presents HOLO

·       Eli Brown

·       Christoph B2B Franky Wah

·       Boris Brejcha

·       Adam Beyer

·       Ame B2B Dixon




The expansion stage combines the digital and natural environments in perfect harmony. ARC welcomes The Blessed Madonna, Black Coffee, Hot Since 82, and more to the expansions stage. The complete expansions lineup includes:


·       Themba

·       Nina Kraviz

·       Moodymann B2B Carl Craig

·       Mochakk

·       Mall Grab B2B Kettama

·       Hot Since 82

·       Hiroko Yamamura B2B DJ Minx

·       Fisher B2B Loco Dice B2B Nick Fanciulli

·       DJ Lady D

·       Derrick Carter

·       Carlita B2B Chloe Caillet

·       Boys Noize

·       The Blessed Madonna

·       Black Coffee

·       Anfisa Letyago




The party starter Elrow will return to the ARC this Labor Day Weekend for the third year as the only US Festival Stage Takeover of 2023. With a single-stage takeover in the US in 2023, this could be your only chance to experience their massive, colorful, and over-the-top production until next year. Elrow’s Nowmads theme transports partygoers into a whole new world filled with medieval knights, stone-age cave dwellers, and even two-meter-high aliens combined into one wild unending party. The complete Elrow lineup includes:


·       Walker and Royce

·       Wade

·       Vintage Culture

·       Sam Divine

·       Lee Foss B2B Gene Farris

·       Kyle Walker

·       Kevin Knapp

·       James Hype

·       Fleur Shore

·       Dombresky

·       Eskuche B2B Toni Varga

·       Dennis Cruz B3b Ilario Alicante

·       Colette B2B DJ Heather

·       Cassy B2B Toni Varga


The ARC Car


The final stage is the ARC Car powered by the GoodBus, which is a full-length school bus converted into a fully-functional mobile sound stage with a 10,000-watt speaker system providing information on loving, healthy living, and being. This stage features younger and local DJs and producers that represent the place they call home. Some of the expected artists include GoodSex, ixto, Jaygee, RiZkee, and Dustin Sheridan. This section is perfect if you’re looking to take your experience to the next level. The complete stage lineup includes:


·       Chilaquiles

·       Carmen Florentino

·       Bucky fargo Marea

·       Blu 9

·       Azzecca

·       Inphinity and Dustin Sheridan

·       Cinna

·       Aathee

·       Richie Olivo

·       Dangerwayne

·       DJ Cross

·       Bobby De Maria

·       Boots and Claps

·       Tsunami and Nikho

·       Arvi Mala and Alex Kislov

·       Goodsex

·       Doc Pearson 



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