San Diego’s CRSSD Festival is set to return to Downtown’s Waterfront Park on September 23 and 24 for its highly anticipated Fall 2023 Edition. With over sixteen successful editions under its belt, CRSSD has become a staple in the global electronic music community, offering a unique experience that combines the best of club culture with the laid-back vibes of Southern California.
The festival takes over the picturesque Waterfront Park during the day and transforms into a city-wide party at night, with after parties held in various clubs, venues, and converted spaces. This seamless integration of the urban landscape creates the ultimate electronic music experience, curated with forward-thinking precision at every turn.
CRSSD’s Fall 2023 lineup promises to be one of its most diverse and captivating yet, featuring a convergence of scenes and eras that celebrate the past, present, and future of the genre. Headlining the Ocean View stage are British live electronic pioneers Underworld, whose groundbreaking productions have been the soundtrack to countless memories since the early 90s. Joining them is Grammy-awarded Australian export Flume, known for popularizing the future-bass sound and captivating audiences worldwide. The Ocean View stage will also feature performances by Fatboy Slim, Ben Böhmer (live), LP Giobbi, SG Lewis, Elderbrook, Eliza Rose, Röyksopp, and Weval, ensuring a dynamic and eclectic musical journey.
For those seeking an upbeat and energetic atmosphere, The Palms stage offers a non-stop party experience. British production powerhouse Basement Jaxx (DJ Set) will take the lead, delivering their anthemic tracks that have defined the electronic music landscape. Joining them are Overmono, FISHER, Chris Lake b2b Cloonee, Jayda G, Interplanetary Criminal, TSHA, and a mind-blowing B3B set featuring Etienne de Crecy, DJ Falcon, and Boombass.
Techno enthusiasts will find their haven at the City Steps stage, renowned for showcasing both established 4/4 producers and emerging talents. This edition features a lineup that includes Charlotte de Witte, Amelie Lens, FJAAK (DJ Set), HAAi, Objekt b2b Call Super, Nikki Nair, and a special multi-generational techno affair with Will Clarke and DJ Minx.
Beyond the music, CRSSD Festival offers a curated experience that goes beyond expectations. Attendees can indulge in a wide selection of handpicked food vendors, immerse themselves in captivating stage designs and decor, and explore interactive programming at the CRSSD Lab music-tech lounge and vinyl market. This attention to detail creates a truly immersive and unforgettable journey through electronic music.
CRSSD Festival’s Fall 2023 Edition is a must-attend event for electronic music enthusiasts. With its stunning location in Downtown San Diego’s Waterfront Park, the festival seamlessly combines the vibrant energy of the city with the easygoing spirit of Southern California. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this extraordinary celebration of electronic music and experience the best and brightest talents the genre has to offer.
To stay updated on CRSSD Festival and purchase tickets for the Fall 2023 Edition, visit their official website. Prepare to embark on a journey that will leave you mesmerized and inspired, surrounded by the pulsating beats of the electronic music community.
CRSSD is a 21+ festival. The general on-sale is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21 at 2PM PT via CRSSD’s official website.
CRSSD After Dark programming to be announced soon.