The 18th EXIT festival held in Novi Sad, Serbia, finished on Monday morning, with nearly 200,000 visitors walking through its gates in the four days and nights of the festival. Once again, it brought some of the biggest names in music including Martin Garix, Fever Ray, Migos, LP, Ziggy Marley, Jax Jones, Ofenbach, Carl Craig, Guy Gerber, Joseph Capriati, Maceo Plex, Ben Klock, Amelie Lens, Richie Hawtin, Solomun, Tale of Us, Boris Brejcha and many others, at the 18th century colossal Petrovaradin Fortress on the right bank of the Danube.
EXIT 2018 | First Impressions
Won for the second time in the past five years, the official title of the Best Major European Festival was celebrated all over the festival on its closing day that had evened a daily attendance record of 55,000 people for what must have been the greatest EXIT’s finale ever.
The impressive line-up at the Main stage for the last night of the festival included the upcoming indie-rock star Alice Merton, 2-time world’s no. 1 DJ Martin Garrix, the ultimate hitmaker David Guetta, and mysterious producer ZHU. Nothing less interesting was at the spectacular mts Dance Arena which kept its full 25,000 people capacity from midnight until 8am thanks to its historic star-studded lineup with Dana Ruh, Kölsch, Joseph Capriati, and Nina Kraviz, whose closing performance once again ended the whole festival, extended its official timetable for a full hour raising the loudest ovations by the audience from 70 different countries, bringing smiles and tears to her face.
EXIT 2018 | Amelie Lens Live @mts Dance Arena:
On the other 40+ zones and stages the most versatile festival lineup had also featured acts like Slaves, Helena Hauff, Red Axes, DJ Tennis, Cockney Rejects, Dog Eat Dog, Sevdaliza, Idles, Daniel Avery, Delta Heavy, Nikita Zabelin, Asian Dub Foundation, Madball, Mike Servito, Craig Richards, Brujeria, Asphyx, Tin Man, Julia Govor, Elderbrook and hundreds more. EXIT also hosted its club-partners for 2018, fabric, The Bunker NY, Arma17 an Goa Club at its internationally praised No Sleep Novi Sad stage which will launch its brand-new No Sleep Festival from 16 to 18 November in Serbian capital, Belgrade.
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