Program

21st to 25th of August 2022 - Pag Island, Croatia

Sonus Festival is known for an eclectic and hand picked line-up, ranging from fan favorites to underground prodigies. The musical spectrum ranges from captivating House through rousing Tech-House to hard hitting Techno. In music we trust!

Get ready for 5 days and 5 nights of partying under the open sky next to the blue water of the Adriatic Sea.

Line Up

In alphabetical order

  • 999999999

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    999999999

    Italy

    Spontaneous, random, unlimited - in the past few years, the two minds behind 999999999 have become one of the most requested acts of the techno scene, affecting clubs and festivals around the world. The next stop on their list: their Sonus debut.

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  • Adriatique

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    Adriatique

    Switzerland

    The two men who are both called Adrian S. carved out a career as one of the most consistently delivering DJ/producer duos in the house and techno scene: Adriatique.
    Their performances are long, meditative, relentlessly building affairs, ever challenging the listener with subtle twists interrupting their hypnotic groove. What better place to enjoy their unique sound than at the dreamy setting of Sonus Festival on the shores of Pag Island?

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  • Âme

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    Âme

    Germany

    The two Germans Kristian Beyer & Frank Wiedemann are well known as Âme. Get ready to enjoy Detroit-influenced deep house combined with soul influences from legends like Stevie Wonder. You wonder how that sounds like? It sounds like Âme.

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  • Amelie Lens

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    Amelie Lens

    Belgium

    After taking Sonus Festival by storm, techno phenomenon Amelie Lens is back to unleash her all-enveloping sound with the skill and sheer emotional engagement of someone who lives and breathes techno. If you haven’t seen her already, make sure she’s at the top of your to-see list for Sonus Festival 2022.

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  • andhim

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    andhim

    Germany

    The German DJ and producer duo behind the name andhim are bringing their self entitled "Super House" genre to Zrce Beach. What does this mean? Charmful, ebullient, melodic, eclectic, and most importantly: entirely unique.

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  • Andrea Oliva

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    Andrea Oliva

    Switzerland

    Andrea Oliva’s current status as an established international headline act is the result of an entirely organic journey. His dedication to the underground scene has garnered him widespread support and his music is appreciated by a range of dance music luminaries. We’re excited to welcome him back once again at Sonus Festival in 2022!

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  • ANNA

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    ANNA

    Brazil

    One of Brazil's finest exports is making her Sonus debut in 2022: ANNA's seductive yet heavy-hitting brand of techno will leave you no other option but to dance.

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  • Ben Klock

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    Ben Klock

    Germany

    Berghain resident since 2005, "Klockwork" label owner and an ever-present symbol of Berlin’s vast musical landscape: Ben Klock has established himself at the forefront of the international techno scene. His ability to create an intricate narrative and sense of flow in his sets makes him a perfect addition to our stellar line-up for Sonus Festival 2022.

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  • Boris Brejcha

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    Boris Brejcha

    Germany

    After making his spectacular Sonus debut in 2018, Germany's electronic music powerhouse Boris Brejcha is bringing back his High Tech Minimal to Zrce Beach. Boris will once again be part of our week-long spectacular in the beautiful surroundings on Pag Island – do not miss out on this one and let your ears feast on a spectacle of dark and heavy beats.

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  • Chris Liebing

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    Chris Liebing

    Germany

    No doubt – Chris Liebing is one of the reasons why heavy techno is as successful as it is today. Chris always stood and still stands for solid Techno on the deeper side of the musical spectrum while his DJ sets continue at full tilt - sonic journeys between darkness and light, always far from the beaten tracks of the musical mainstream. We’re excited to once again dance to his eclectic and atmospheric compositions underneath the stars at Sonus Festival.

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  • Dax J

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    Dax J

    United Kingdom

    A quintessential DJ in every sense of the word, through the years Dax J has carved out and established his own unique sound. His trademark sound has firmly placed him at the forefront of a global DJ scene with his style of raw and uncompromising Techno. We are excited to welcome Dax J back to Croatia!

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  • Dixon

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    Dixon

    Germany

    Ladies & Gentlemen, it's the Resident Advsior #1 DJ, the innervisions label head and he will turn Sonus nights into lasting experiences. Long story short: it's Dixon...

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  • FISHER

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    FISHER

    Australia

    If you've been anywhere near a dance floor these past few years, then you know who FISHER is. The Aussie DJ/Producer's music are has playing on repeat all across the globe, delivering positive vibes every single time. This Sonus debut is sure to make a splash!

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  • Giorgia AnguiliLive

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    Giorgia AnguiliLive

    Italy

    This classically trained musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist from Italy uses a wide variety of techniques to make her live performances truly unique. Whether its singing, instruments, or even toys, she's able to create an energetic groove that sets the dance floor on fire. In 2022 we are welcoming her to Sonus for the very first time!

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  • Hot Since 82

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    Hot Since 82

    They say if you love something, you should set it free. This is exactly what Daley Padley did with his career, taking a break from DJing and producing house music. More than 10 years ago, this break finally ended and the man behind some of the biggest, most energetic house anthems made his comeback, making an even bigger splash than before. With his smooth and energetic tracks, Daley will show the crowd on Pag Island that he has been Hot Since 82 his entire life.

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  • I Hate Models

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    I Hate Models

    France

    I Hate Models, the Parisian techno phenomenon, is back at Sonus in 2022. With an incomparable openness to all music genres, finding inspiration in synthwave and ambient styles, I Hate Models’ sounds often spills into a myriad of electronic genres. This unpredictability has helped him attract a legion of fans around the globe, all hailing his prolific sound – poising between rave, industrial, electro, post-punk and wave. We cannot wait to experience his unique blend of styles in the idyllic setting that is Pag Island.

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  • IMOGEN

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    IMOGEN

    United Kingdom

    IMOGEN had enjoyed a whirlwind rise, and her reputation as one of the most talented newcomers is being well recognised.The DJ/producer wields a sound that’s impossible to box off into one category; this is a Sonus debut you need to hear for yourself.

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  • Jamie Jones

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    Jamie Jones

    United Kingdom

    As the Co-Founder of Hot Creations, Jamie Jones became a leader in the field of super-hot and sexy house grooves. His deeply melodic sets paved the way for a warmer, more groovy and deeper side of electronic music to emerge. Get ready to dance the night away underneath the Croatian stars!

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  • Joseph Capriati

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    Joseph Capriati

    Italy

    Capriati's brand of slick and emotive techno, delivered with precision, flair and infectious energy, has become a staple highlight of Sonus Festival. With his powerful sets he has become a fan favourite and an ever-captivating performer, ready to bring the crowd onto the next level. Now over a decade into his career as a globally touring DJ and revered producer, Joseph Capriati remains amongst the most in-demand, well-respected and exciting artists in dance music.

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  • Joyhauser

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    Joyhauser

    Belgium

    Joyhauser holds up an impressive arsenal of hard-hitting beats accompanied by captivating and melancholic strings. Raw techno mixed with epic harmonies are the main ingredients of their signature sound. Let's welcome them to their Sonus debut!

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  • KiNKLive

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    KiNKLive

    Bulgaria

    KiNK’s music is unifying in the best possible way. Channeling the spirit and feeling of a time where it didn’t really matter who the faces behind the music were, KiNK plays with the elements of genres and sub-genres as if the future of it all is still wide-open. Don't miss this musical mastermind's Sonus debut!

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  • Kobosil

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    Kobosil

    Germany

    Berghain resident Kobosil, born and raised in Berlin, stands for the dark and powerful side of techno, combining new music with genre classics in his straightforward sets. His sets see him skilfully combine new techno records with timeless classics of the genre, acid, indie and industrial tracks, while adding pressure to his expressive and emotive track selection at the same time.

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  • Kölsch

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    Kölsch

    Denmark

    Rune Reilly Kölsch is a phenomenon: Well known for his productions, he has sold millions of records all over the world under his many different monikers and production work. With his natural flair for making music that makes people move, deeply rooted in the inspiring Chicago and Detroit scenes, the Dane will bring back his beats to Sonus Festival 2022.

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  • Loco Dice

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    Loco Dice

    Germany

    Loco Dice, DJ, producer and Desolat record label co-founder, is up for his next Sonus appearance. Whether you’re a dreamer or a 9-to-5er who just wants to lose everything in a moment of abandon on the dancefloor, you will click to Loco Dice. One of electronic music’s most enduring and respected artists, he’s always shown an uncanny ability to read the crowd and take them in an unexpected direction. His delicate sense for sounds and reflective atmospheres, underpinned with solid, physical grooves inspired by the hip hop that was his early sonic stomping ground in the mid- to late ‘90s, will have you lose control in no time.

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  • Luigi Madonna

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    Luigi Madonna

    Italy

    A prominent DJ worldwide with releases on some of the leading labels in techno, Luigi Madonna has absorbed the influence of his surroundings to create a modern, ever-evolving sound of his own. He plays with infectious energy, commanding the booth with a strong-yet-graceful presence and mixing with real flair. We're glad to welcome him back for 2022!

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  • Maceo Plex

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    Maceo Plex

    USA

    Maceo Plex's unstoppable, genre-spanning sets always revolve around his dedication to crafting sounds that continue to devastate dance floors around the world. The DJ Award winner and label boss of Ellum Audio graced the Sonus Festival booth in 2018, leaving the crowd astonished with an impromptu back2back session with Chris Liebing. For our 2022 edition, we’re nothing but excited to celebrate his deep and dark flavours against the perfect backdrop that is Pag Island.

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  • Michael Bibi

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    Michael Bibi

    United Kingdom

    Playing music, making music & a love for the party scene are the three sole things that motivate Michael Bibi, and he won't let anyone or anything come between him and making sure that his unique stamp is on every piece of music released. Let's welcome him to Sonus for the very first time!

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  • Monika Kruse

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    Monika Kruse

    Germany

    Monika Kruse's talent and dedication has made her one of the world's most highly-respected DJs and producers. Monika's DJ appearances span the globe, including South America and gigs throughout Europe, UK, USA and Canada. Her next stop? Sonus 2022.

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  • Pan-Pot

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    Pan-Pot

    Germany

    Pan-Pot's uncompromisingly pumping techno opens awe-inspiring acoustic spaces, fuelled by rocking sequences, darkly euphoric synths and cascades of white noise. Unconstrained by boundaries, they traverse techno, house and everything in between with a master’s touch. Sonus family members and companions from day one, they are ready to twist our festival crowd into rapturous fits with their colossal, haunting techno.

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  • Patrick Topping

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    Patrick Topping

    United Kingdom

    Following a string of sold out shows all around the globe we’re proud to welcome the U.K. powerhouse that is Patrick Topping to Sonus Festival. He has evolved from underground stars to playing a major part in the British house music’s recent renaissance, and that’s why his performance at Sonus is guaranteed to be a defining moment of the entire festival.

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  • Paula Temple

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    Paula Temple

    United Kingdom

    For over 15 years Paula Temple has been pursuing her own unique musical path. As a self-confessed noisician she specialises in a noisy, phantasmagoric techno sound, where the dial is rarely turned below 200% and every moment of silence seems deafening. Such refreshing high voltage music has placed Paula at the forefront of today's techno scene. Get ready to rave on her Sonus debut in 2022!

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  • Reinier ZonneveldLive

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    Reinier Zonneveld

    The Netherlands

    Previously composing classical music pieces and subsequently teaching himself his electronic production skills, Reinier Zonneveld is an outstanding talent who, despite his young age, is one of the most supported techno producers at the moment. His newest hits become instant classics, being played at raves across the world. Pounding techno conducted by the director himself - we are pumped for Reinier's next Sonus performance!

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  • Ricardo Villalobos b2b Zip

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    Ricardo Villalobos b2b Zip

    Chile / Germany

    With over 25 years of experience, Ricardo Villalobos is one of the most beloved DJs in the industry with regular appearance at the most revered clubs and festivals worldwide. Whether it’s at a night time set or one of our legendary afterhours, Ricardo’s love for music can be felt in every note he plays.

    Not many have managed to stay off the limelights while heavily influencing the whole club scene - Zip did, although Perlon has become one of electronic music's most established institutions. For many people he flourishes best in his DJ sets, where you’ll hear a discerning mix of sublime 90s house weaved together with trippy minimal, all the while championing a style of deep digging that’s hard to find around.

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  • Richie Hawtin

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    Richie Hawtin

    Canada

    Richie Hawtin is a genuine original who left an indelible mark on the global techno scene. His critical acclaim spans the realm of the fine art community to the technological vanguard. During the span of his career, Hawtin created a unique techno sound, which is regarded as synonymous with the city of Detroit. His distinctive sound, electro house, has a minimal taste but is yet highly danceable. As a long-time member of the Sonus family, Hawtin will make his return to the Sonus Festival stage in 2022.

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  • Richy Ahmed

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    Richy Ahmed

    United Kingdom

    The second half of the unstoppable force that is called Hot Creations. His positive mental attitude is just an endless source of vivacious vibe. down-to-earth, hard working, full of laughs and resolute in his commitment to electronic music culture, having him back at Sonus is a pleasure.

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  • Rødhåd

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    Rødhåd

    Germany

    With the perfect balance of timeless techno, dub and house, Rødhåd is going to take our open-air dance floor deeper and deeper into Berlin’s urban techno mood. His distinctive style - deep, powerful and melancholic – incorporating influences from dub to techno and percussive grooves, will be the perfect soundtrack to yet another perfect Sonus Festival memory.

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  • Seth Troxler

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    Seth Troxler

    USA

    Cultural commentator, art curator, restaurateur and entrepreneur – not to mention long-time Sonus family member and exceptional DJ. Who better to paint the perfect musical backdrop to our festival at the Croatian sea than Seth Troxler? With his expert blend of early Chicago house and minimal techno through to obscure indierock and ambient psychedelia, Seth Troxler casts a spell on the crowd like no other.

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  • SHDW & Obscure Shape

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    SHDW & Obscure Shape

    Germany

    With their own label "From Another Mind", SHDW and his studio partner Obscure Shape have been causing waves in the techno scene. Their surprising and energetic sets often combine a multitude of styles, including classic Detroit techno, rave, EBM and acid. This duo is definitely the dark horse of Sonus.

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  • Sonja Moonear

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    Sonja Moonear

    Switzerland

    There aren't many artists who embody the Sonus values as much as Sonja does: She’s a passionate selector, slick behind the decks and, perhaps most importantly, has a keen eye for the dance floor. Moonear now ranks among dance music's most in-demand acts, with a versatile and rhythmic style that takes in a broad cross-section of house, techno and minimal. A Sonus companion from day one, Sonja is sure to bring back her expert blend of styles to our perfect summer rave adventure on the shores of Pag Island.

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  • Stephan BodzinLive

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    Stephan BodzinLive

    Germany

    Stephan Bodzin has been a hugely influential figure within the global techno scene for years. His driving, hypnotic productions are highly authentic with a memorable sense of melody which sticks in your mind and his impressive live performances take entire dance floors on a ride through his diverse musical influences. Known for his iconic and vivid sound design, one of the modern greats will be back for another unforgettable live performance at Sonus in 2022.

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  • Sven Väth

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    Sven Väth

    Germany

    The legend himself, cocoon mastermind, "papa" of the global techno scene, personification of "Gude Laune" and so much more. Sven Väth is a risk-taking visionary, an instigator, an innovator and indelible part of Sonus Festival history. With an unmatched passion for his craft, Sven shaped the advance and evolution of electronic music. Those who have witnessed him play, immediately felt connected by the sheer magic of his charisma. Sven’s set is something you simply must experience if you want to comprehend where techno comes from and where it is headed. No Papa, no Party.

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  • Trikk

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    Trikk

    Portugal

    Trikk has been winning over audiences around the globe with sets that showcase his unique perspective, free from outside pressures and conventions. His sets are patient with a delicate sense of timing, well-formed musical selection, flawless harmonic mixing and dynamic storytelling. It's high time for his Sonus debut.

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More to be announced!

Schedule

Let your ideal summer party experience become a reality. Want open-air parties that go all night? Want to watch the sunrise while your favorite DJ drops the perfect track? Want to cool down in the crystal clear waters of the surrounding Adriatic Sea after a long night of dancing, just to do it all over again the next day? Sonus has all of that and more!

5 Days

From the beach to the raves - Dayparties at Sonus are always a treat.

Go for a swim, go for a dance and start all over again!
Dayparties start at 4 PM and kick off every Sonus day.

5 Nights

Starry skies and dazzling light shows - Sonus festival comes alive at night.

Dance your heart out, and then see the sun rise over the dance floor in the early hours!
Nightparties start at 10 PM and end at 6 AM.

Boat Parties

Sonus does not only happen in clubs - we also take the sound we love out on open waters. Dance away to your favourite artists and enjoy the finest tunes in an intimate and spectacular setting.