Following a two-year hiatus, Costa Rica’s premier electronic music festival The BPM Festival: Costa Rica will make its long-awaited return to the coast of Tamarindo for its sophomore edition. Taking place from January 25th to 29th, 2023, the five-day celebration will showcase a wide range of sets and performances from its extensive lineup of house and techno champions. Phase 1 reflects some of the best talent currently leading the global underground dance music spaces, including Audiofly, Bedouin, Danny Tenaglia, Gioli & Assia, Hernán Cattaneo, Loco Dice, Rafa Barrios, Sharam , Stacey Pullen, Technasia, Vintage Culture, and many more. Marking its first edition since 2020, The BPM Festival 2023 is pulling out all the stops to ensure they deliver an unforgettable post-pandemic experience.
Welcoming back artists, industry professionals, and longtime dance music fans alike, The BPM Festival looks forward to reconnecting with those who have shaped the brand into what it is today back to its new home base of Tamarindo, kicking off the new year in paradise. Bringing the magic back to Costa Rica, 40+ artists have been announced to join the BPM family in their monumental return, spanning across several stages in an illustrious open-air setting. Notable acts in Phase 1 include BPM Festival staples Audiofly, powerful indie techno-pop duo Giolî & Assia, festival fan favorites Danny Tenaglia, Hernán Cattaneo and Neverdogs, Bandidos Music boss Rafa Barrios, Grammy-award winning DJ Sharam, and Detroit techno titans Carl Craig and Stacey Pullen. The festival will also host a myriad of BPM Costa Rica firsts, including performances from Brooklyn-based DJ duo Bedouin, deep tech maestro East End Dubs, and Brazilian powerhouse Vintage Culture, amongst others. With more names still to be announced, fans can look forward to dancing to the colorful beats of Bastidas, Carloh, Carlo Lio, Cortes, DJ Holographic, DJ Minx, Gaetano Parisio, Jesse Calosso, Loco Dice, Malóne, Mason Collective, Ms. Mada, Rony Seikaly, Sounds of Rituals, Technasia, William Djoko, Yaya, and many more.
Despite the inadvertent cancellation of The BPM Festival in 2022, the BPM team has worked tirelessly to take their renowned event concept to new horizons and expand their BPM familia. In March, The BPM Festival landed in Miami for the debut of their Miami Music Week offshoot, and in September, they launched BPM Canada in Toronto during TIFF. Those looking to attend their sophomore edition of BPM Costa Rica can now purchase tickets HERE.