The Croatian Hideout Festival announced the second wave of artists to join its lineup in 2023.
The festival will take place at Zrce Beach in Novalja, Croatia, from June 25 to 29. This year, the English band Bad Boy Chiller Crew and the American DJ and producer Honey Dijon will join the line-up, as well as DJs Hedex, LF system and Chase. & The state of things.
They will be joined by previously announced artists Alan Fitzpatrick, Ewan McVicar and KETTAMA, as well as English DJ Patrick Topping and female techno group Girls Don’t Sync.
Previous artists Overmono, SHERELLE and Mella Dee will return to the Hideout. The recent wave of additions to Hideout marks the second of three lineup announcements for the festival, with the final batch set to be unveiled in February.
See the list of The Hideout 2023 participants below. Last year Fischer, CamelPhat, Jamie Jones and more participated in the Hideout.
The Hideout complements Bad Boy Chiller Crew’s busy festival itinerary, whose 2021 Reading & Leeds show marked one of their biggest shows to date. “There is no difference between the band and their audience,” NME wrote of Reading and Leeds’ performance in a four-star review. “Almost anyone in the tent could get on stage and look at home – perhaps that’s why their sense of freedom was received so enthusiastically.”
Bad Boy Chiller Crew’s latest mixtape, “Disrespectful”, was released last February, when NME wrote in a four-star review that the project “reveals [the band’s] strength not only in the recording booth, but also on stage, in competition. track and dance floor”.
In an interview with NME in 2021, the band described “Disrespectful” as “braver, funkier” and “devilishly homey”. The project was among the best EPs and mixtapes of 2022 according to NME.