Returning to Belgium for its seventh edition, promising to be even bigger and better than the last. Paradise City Festival has set out their plan for its Summer festival this July with a well-rounded lineup of intricate talent. The greenest music festival in Belgium continues to break down barriers of creating a music festival with the environmental impact in mind. A great initiative for all festivals to follow suit. Grab your tickets now and get ready to head to the scenic views of Ribaucourt Castle from July 1-3 for a weekend you won’t forget.
After two long years of the music industry being hit hard by the pandemic, Paradise City Festival, is back with more passion as the crew works hard to put together an unforgettable festival. Teaming up with local collectives to shape up this party.
Just outside Brussels in a vast field is where the dance floor will be just next to Ribaucourt Castle. DJ decks with a backdrop to die for. This cutting-edge music festival doesn’t just settle on one type of electronic music but instead curates a lineup that spans across genres, leaving something for everyone. You’ll leave discovering a new artist you have never heard before while also enjoying a set from your very favourites.
The heavyweights include Dixon, Margaret Dygas, and Ben UFO, as well as a back-to-back set from Sonja Moonaer and Edward. Two artists that continue to expand into new realms of their sound. British duo, Maribou State is also due to play an energetic, passionate set. Joining them will also be Hunee, a regular favourite across the European festival scene. Additional live sets will come from techno veterans, Miss Kittin & The Hacker, Soichi Terada, Sweely and Lady Wray will bring a full live band. Paradise City has lots in store for its guests and this is only just the first half of the lineup revealed.
Alongside its great lineup, Paradise City has also been rewarded four stars from A Greener Festival, a non-profit organization that helps music events become more sustainable and reduce their environmental impact. Paradise City is setting the example of how festivals can do their part in combatting climate change by working hard to become more sustainable. Not only are they the greenest music festival in Belgium, but they are also amongst the greenest festivals in the world. This year they are even offering special night train after curfew to Brussels, Antwerp, and Ghent in hopes to lower CO2 emissions even further.
Newly implemented just this year will also be a fifth stage, and an expansion on the field. Bigger and better than any year before, leaving even more space to showcase international and local talent
Words by Gabrielle Runzer