CRSSD Festival announces 2018 spring lineup


CRSSD Festival, the three-year-old electronic and dance music extravaganza at San Diego’s Waterfront Park, will hold its spring 2018 edition on March 3 and 4.

The initial lineup, announced Tuesday, includes Empire of the Sun, Cirez D, Sasha, Gorgon City and Jai Wolf. Among the other confirmed acts are Shiba San, Anna Lunoe, Tchami, Little Dragon, Lee Burridge, MK, Alan Fitzpatrick, and Boys Don’t Disco.

Tickets for the 21-and-up event will go on sale Dec. 26 at noon at the CRSSD Festivalwebsite. Prices have not yet been disclosed for the seventh edition of the twice-a-year-fete, which has drawn a capacity daily audience of 15,000 for most of its previous editions.

As in previous years, techno and deep house will be the prominent music styles featured. Also, as in previous years, a number of the performers hail from other countries, including England’s Bonobo (real name: Simon Green), Spain’s Henry Saiz, Sweden’s Little Dragon, Germany’s Patrice Baumel, Belgium’s Charlotte de Witte and Amelie Lens, Australia’s Anna Lunoe, and Nicole Moudaber, who is Lebanese-Nigerian.

The spring 2018 lineup also includes Camelphat, Cristoph, DJDS, Eli Brown, JP Soul, Kartell, Kyle Watson, Mark Knight, Max Chapman, Medasin, Molly, NoMBe, Nora En Pure, Rodriguez Jr. (LIVE), Sébastien V, SNBRN, The Presets, Walker & Royce and Wax Motif.

Performances will take place on three outdoor stages at Waterfront Park. The festival is produced by San Diego’s FNGRS CRSD, which staged the festival’s debut in March of 2015 and drew a capacity audience its first day.

Here, in alphabetical order, is the complete initial lineup for the spring 2018 edition of CRSSD Festival:

Alan Fitzpatrick

Amelie Lens

Anna Lunoe

Bonobo (LIVE)

Boys Don’t Disco


Charlotte de Witte

Cirez D



Eli Brown

Empire Of The Sun

Gorgon City (LIVE)


Henry Saiz & Band

Jai Wolf

JP Soul


Kyle Watson

Lee Burridge

Little Dragon

Mark Knight

Max Chapman




Nicole Moudaber


Nora En Pure

Patrice Baumel

Rodriguez Jr. (LIVE)


Sébastien V

Shiba San



The Presets

Walker & Royce

Wax Motif