Australia’s largest techno rave PURE returns for 2023

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Australia’s largest techno rave PURE returns for 2023


PURE will play host to Carl Cox's full live show for the first time in Australia.

PURE returns for its 2023 edition, featuring a stellar lineup of techno and electronic for its seventh edition that gets bigger and better.

PURE 2023

  • April 21 – Warehouse in Brisbane
  • April 22 – Hordern Pavilion in Sydney
  • April 23 – Flemington Racecourse (under the big top) in Melbourne
  • April 24 – Metro City in Perth

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As part of Carl Cox’s Electronic Generations world tour, PURE will play host to Carl’s full live show for the first time in Australia. For Melbourne fans, the show moves to Flemington Racecourse under a Big Top for massive sound and shares EPIC production with Dreamstate, presenting our biggest Melbourne production to date! Brisbane moves to the original home, Warehouse for a later closing time and fat sound this show deserves. Perth and Sydney remain at the iconic Metro City and Hordern Pavilion for Australia’s No.1 annual techno rave!

The lineup also features Joris Voorn, Ida Engberg, Luigi Madonna and Eric Powell.

Carl Cox (Full live show) – Electronic Generations World Tour

In from last years awesome Wembley show, Carl for the first time in Australia will present his full live show, encompassing his new album ‘Electronic Generations’ released in December 2022. The album features 17 tracks of analogue techno, electro, breaks and all things in between. A sonic masterpiece and live show not to be missed!

Joris Voorn (Netherlands)

Amsterdam based Joris Voorn is back for his first appearance since 2019 in Oz. Fusing his melodic sound with techno and electronica, his signature style is captivating and elevating. Four albums later and a string of legendary mixes on Global Underground and Balance, Joris’ has a distinct sound that bridges roots of techno and Detroit to modern day masterpieces! His sets are a fusion of future techno and the odd foundational classic!

Ida Engberg (Sweden)

Known for her Swedish sound of house and techno, Ida is debuting in Australia for PURE 2023 for the first time ever. Recording on label Drumcode Records, the now Ibiza based producer and creates a unique sound of techno on the more melodic, tribal and driving side providing dance floor groove.

Luigi Madonna (Italy)

The Italian techno prince, Luigi plays straight up Napoli techno. Busy as hell on the decks, he plays a mix of techno, acid and tech-house and has released on Second State, Plus8, Drumcode and Joseph Capriati’s Redimension. He recently launched his Contempo label and is a rising star, featuring in his Origins documentary which is a must watch.

It all goes down on April 23. Find out more here