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Electric Castle 2018

Huge sounds in historic surroundings


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The Basics

18-22 July 2018
Bontida, Romania

Electric Castle is an electronic, indie and rock music festival at Bánffy Castle, Romania. Wide-reaching eclecticism revels in unique and historic surroundings, with international artists streaming in from all over the world.

For such a big festival, a sense of intimacy pervades the festival site, with different sections and stages harbouring their own special atmosphere.

Lineups boast emerging and local talent alongside an impressive array of household names from across the musical spectrum, drawing all tastes together for a festival full of character and intrigue.


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  • Damian Marley
  • London Grammar
  • Netsky
  • Valentino Khan
  • Quantic Music [live]
  • JP Cooper
  • Wolf Alice
  • The Horrors
  • San Holo
  • Nastia
  • Northlane
  • Cancer Bats
  • Dubioza Kolektiv
  • Fakear
  • Kris Kross Amsterdam
  • elrow Party
  • Hospitality Night w/ High Contrast, London Elektricity, MAKOTO & Krakota
  • Jessie J
  • Richie Hawtin
  • Excision
  • Mura Masa
  • Groove Armada [DJ set]
  • Tchami
  • The Bloody Beetroots
  • Nothing But Thieves
  • Raresh
  • Petre Inspirescu
  • Son Lux
  • Little Big
  • Kensington
  • Yonaka
  • Off Bloom
  • The Last Internationale
  • Dub Pistols
  • Elderbrook
  • Halott Penz
  • Kabatronics
  • Idles
  • Shiba San
  • Chris Lorenzo
  • Fabio Floride
  • PillowTalk
  • Hayden James
  • Fran Palermo
  • Middlemist Red
  • DJ Cam
  • Romare
  • Buscemi
  • Boca 45

The Venue

Electric Castle 2018

Bánffy Castle
DJ161 Bontida

Though partially destroyed during WWII, Bánffy Castle has elements that have survived since the 17th century. Each edition of Electric Castle helps to breath new life into the castle, as profits from the festival go towards restoration projects.

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