Family Piknik, which was voted #57 in DJ Mag’s Top 100 Festivals, will take place on August 5th and 6th in Frontignan, a charming city located next to the Mediterranean Sea and accessible by direct trains from Montpellier.
Frontignan was chosen as the location again for its many advantages, including easy access to miles of beaches, water sports, locally-produced wine, and regional cuisine.
Headliners for Family Piknik, include British superstar Carl Cox, who will make an exclusive French appearance on Sunday, August 6th, showcasing his new Hybrid Live set. Cox will be joined by many of his favorite acts, including Christopher Coe, Hannes Bieger, and Marc Romboy.
Sunday’s main stage will consist entirely of live performances, with French duo Popof & Space 92 sharing their Turbulences show. Additionally, Berlin’s rising talent Joplyn is set to be one of the most promising newcomers of this 2023 edition. Meanwhile, Family Piknik’s headliners, Tom Pooks & Joy Kitikonti, will launch their new live set-up.
On Saturday, August 5th, German talent Ben Böhmer will launch his live show, followed by French newcomers Abstraal and Romain Garcia. The stage will then switch from deep melodic to more techno, with performances from Patrice Bäumel, Josh Wink, Nakadia, ANNA, and Adam Beyer.
Family Piknik’s second stage, named Family Nomad Stage, will offer a unique experience featuring tents and an innovative circular dance floor. The stage is designed to mirror immersive travel through the waves of minimal, ethnic, micro and mental House music. The stage will feature performances from Romanian talent Raresh, Berlin’s Margaret Dygas, and Fumiya Tanaka on Saturday, August 5th, while offering an exclusive back-to-back session with tINI & Anthea on Sunday, August 6th.
Family Piknik founder Tom Pooks, says:
This venue sticks to our values and initial concept, with a wide open terrain, trees and nature all around. It’s just only 10 minutes away from Montpellier by train and next to the Mediterranean sea. The perfect summer spot!
A new addition to the festival this year is the Family Camp, which is a designated camping area for attendees. Family Camp will welcome festival-goers throughout the weekend, from Friday, August 4th to Monday, August 7th. The camping area will be located next to the festival and offer all the necessary services for a positive camping experience. The camp is the ideal solution to enjoy the best festival experience, with miles of beautiful beaches accessible by foot, bike, or bus.
Tickets are available on Family Piknik’s website, where attendees can find more information about the festival’s lineup and accommodations.
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