Organizers of the Dark Mofo festival have announced the full line-up for this year’s Night Mass program – subtitled ‘Extasia’ for this edition – with heavyweight names such as Amnesia Scanner, Simona Castricum and dameeeela on the bill.
The full itinerary has a total of 66 acts, spread over five shows held at multiple venues (spanning 13 stages) across nipaluna/Hobart. The designated area – called District X – will accommodate 4,500 players, with shows running on the weekends of June 9-11 and 16-17.
Also on the line-up are the likes of Big Wett, Kinder, Moktar, Arcana, Jacqui Cunningham, ONYX, Liquid Nails, Bambii and Aya Gloomy. The full line-up for the program can be found below, with individual itineraries available here (next to tickets for all five shows).
Separate from the live music programme, Extasia will boast a program of art installations and performances, cinema cabarets, arcades and tarot readings.
In a statement (per Concrete playground), curator Mason Browne said: “Extasia embraces the notion of radical entropy and jubilation; the primal desire to assume a Dionysian state. We want the Night Mass audience to travel through it, surprised, thrilled, disgusted, excited and horrified.”
The first details for this year’s Dark Mofo were announced last October and the line-up itself arrived back in March. International acts set to perform include Thundercat, Ethel Cain, Sleaford Mods, Trentemøller, HEALTH, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, Black Flag and Deafheaven.
The full line-up for Dark Mofo’s 2023 ‘Night Mass: Extasia’ program is:
Arunya Lee Olive
Dane Blacklock & The Preacher’s Daughter
Eris & the Disciples
Nabihah Iqbal (DJ Set)
Sote & Tarik Barri
Violent Magic Orchestra
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