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The Garden Party Leeds unveils line-up for 2023 edition plus new venue

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The Garden Party Leeds has shared its line-up for 2023 in addition to a new venue and extra stage.

Taking place on May 27 and 28 at the city’s newly launched Canvas Yard, the event will now feature three stages for punters to mill around and enjoy sounds across the spectrum of techno, house, garage and bass sounds.

Names on the bill include SHERELLE, Skream, Pawsa, Paul Woolford, LF System, Palms Trax, Dr Banana and Daniel Avery.

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Alongside SHERELLE, other new faces on the programme include local Bradley Zero and electronic-meets-jazz-inspired Barry Can’t Swim.

Local queer-centric party Drip will also be curating a stage, celebrating minority talent in the area.

“We’ve been hosting The Garden Party across the city for the last 17 years making it the longest running electronic music festival in Leeds,” says Director Matt Long. “Seeing it go from strength to strength each year has been incredible and this year we’re going even bigger with three stages which will allow us to widen our musical spectrum even further. Everything is set to make it another huge year of The Garden Party.”

Shifting to new venue Canvas Yard – a four-year in the running collaboration between Moda Living and New Citizens – the city centre location is equipped with audio-visual production deemed “cutting edge”, with a “powerful soundsystem” to house large-scale events such as The Garden Party, plus Defected Leeds and Haçienda Open Air.

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You can sign up for tickets for The Garden Party 2023 now, do so here.

Niamh Ingram is Mixmag’s Weekend Editor, follow her on Twitter

Written by: Tim Hopkins

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