10 Must-See Artists at PHXLIGHTS 2023: Among The Stars & Official Festival Guide

| March 24, 2023

Returning to The Milky Way with a big bang this spring is Relentless Beats' PHXLIGHTS Festival reformed as PHXLIGHTS: Among The Stars! On April 7-9, 2023 fasten your seat belts and place your space helmet on to experience future bass, bass house, dubstep, and trance crafted to suit your expedition to the corners of the galaxy! Wenzday, Trivecta, San Holo, AC Slater,  Afrojack, and other headliners set the scene for the space shuttle for your rave family to embark the start of festival season with stellar sound. iEDM hand-picked 10 all-star performances prepared to give you the fear of missing out. Keeping your stars in a constellation, iEDM's official PHXLIGHTS 2023 festival guide gives you the run-down of details you need to know before you explore this sonic journey with parking/shuttle passes, a specially curated playlist, and more. 

Check out iEDM's 10 Must-See Artists at PHXLIGHTS 2023: Among The Stars & Official Festival Guide below. 




Weclome to her Heartbreak House. Wenzday attended and graduated from the prestigious recording academy Icon Collective and used her learnings to bring her special sound to the dance music scene.  After moving to Los Angeles to pursue her music career full-time, she fused house and bass into energetic harmony. Publishing over 100 records since 2016 on record labels such as Confessions, Dim Mak, IN/ROTATION, and Insomniac Records, she remained motivated to co-found a hit bass label known as 40oz Cult. "Heartbreak House" earned support from Spotify Playlisting, Apple Music Playlisting, Billboard, Sirius XM--totally being a heartbreaking force to reckon with. "When you step into her world, Every Day is Wenzday." Catch her ethereal heartbreaker house on night 2!



DIESEL (AKA Shaquille O'Neal)

At 7'1" and 325 pounds, Shaquille O'Neal, one of the most dominant basketball players in NBA history. Coming to a surprise to many, he became DIESEL, a DJ/producer that discovered the world of EDM after experiencing TomorrowWorld 2014. But before that, he transformed into the only athlete with a platinum-selling album when he released a rap album, Shaq Diesel, which sold over a million copies and charted at #25 on Billboard 100. DJ Diesel's dance music debut was at TomorrowWorld 2015. DJ Diesel recently embarked on his own festival, Shaq's Fun House during the 57th Super Bowl. Follow him to the milk way and back to The Main Stage on night 2!



AC Slater

Returning back to Phoenix Raceway is the King of Heavy Bass House in America: AC Slater. After presenting himself to the underground, he launched his record label, brand, and event series, Night Bass. Starting his reign with his remix of "Turn the Music Up" on Trouble & Bass, it wasn't long until he could harvest the fruits of his labor when BPM Magazine deemed his monthly Night Bass event as "the most exciting new US dance party". Traveling and touring the four corners or the world several times and counting, it's time for AC Slater to tour in space, find him at The Main Stage on night 2!


Martin Garrix

Martin Garrix, DJ Mag's Top 100 #1 DJ for four years and counting! Going above and beyond, he collaborated with artists Dua Lipa, Khalid, and Bono totally bridging pop and EDM together. Garrix launched his own label STMPD RCRDS while supporting upcoming artists as a mentor. "In The Name Of Love" with Bebe Rexha and "Scared To Be Lonely" with Dua Lipa area few of his popular hits created to fill your heart with supernovas. Find him at The Main Stage on night 1!


San Holo

Floating to Arizona from The Netherlands is San Holo. After ghost producing and building his SoundCloud fanbase by featuring remixes of classic '90s and 2000s, in quarantine published a series of tracks, beginning with "(If Only I Could) Hold You," which evolved into his EP Stay Vibrant. He then released his sophomore full-length, BB U Ok?  The album featured guest appearances by Bipolar Sunshine, American Football, Weezer, and more. Experience him in live action on night 1!



Sam Dobkin, Trivecta, is a producer/songwriter from Tampa, Florida. He is widely known for creating melodic trance, dubstep, bass, and drumstep music. Determined to “making dubstep beautiful again,” he partnered with melodic bass names such as Illenium, Seven Lions, Dabin, Kill The Noise, and Wooli on tour. “Oxygen” featuring Julianne Hope, Excision, and Wooli has racked up more than half a million streams to date. You can find Trivecta at The Main Stage on night 1!



Ganja White Night 

Ganja White Night, Belgian bass duo, Benjamin “Bamby” Bayeul & Charlie “Erwan” Dodson brought to reality their own universe with the release of their EP, Mr Wobble LP underlining their Wobble sound. UK bass sounds to the reggae vibes infiltrate their sound despite growing up in the sheltered town of of Mons Belgium, completely persevering through their music career. Wobble, wobble into their universe on night 2!




Dutch production duo Moksi (AKA Samir and Diego) supply dance floors and crowds bass-heavy electronic dance music inspired by late-'90s U.K. garage. The pair met at a house party and debuted, "Getting Higher" which caught the attention of Yellow Claw and soon signed to their Barong Family label to release their first EP, Brace Yourself. Rising to the top of the solar system, they performed their first set at Tomorrowland. Catchy and groovy enough even for aliens, dance to their set on night 1!




Grammy Award-winning producer and DJ Afrojack, In 2021, Afrojack added the collaborative track with David Guetta "HERO" to his renowned discography. Soon, this release was nominated for a Grammy Award 2022 in the category Best Dance/Electronic Recording. "Stargate" co-written by Ellie Goulding, Ryan Tedder and Jamie Scott, charted #1 the US dance radio chart which has reached 50 million streams. Afrojack is the first DJ in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest who performed during the interval act in the Grand Final. Take advantage of witness this otherworldly artist on night 1!




Christian Smith, Crankdat, introduced himself to the underground in 2015 once he released his viral remix of Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” which has accrued 120+ million total streams! His hard sound turned the heads of The Chainsmokers, Tiesto, Excision and more. Search for his signature crank-y style on night 2! 



Check out iEDM's Official 2023 Gem and Jam Festival Guide below.



General Information 

Dates: April 7-9, 2023

Venue Location: 7602 Jimmie Johnson Dr, Avondale, AZ 85323

General Admission & VIP Tickets: HERE!

Festival Hours:

Friday, April 7

Box Office & Will Call (Day Entrance): Box Office opens at 8am

Gates Open: 5pm

Festival Music: Starts at 6pm


Saturday, April 8

Box Office & Will Call (Day Entrance): Box Office opens at 8am

Gates Open: 5pm

Festival Music: Starts at 6pm


COVID-19 Policy: No vaccination, testing or masking requirements.

Cancellation Policy: The event will take place Rain Or Shine.

Re-Entry Policy: Re-entry is NOT allowed

Premium Parking or Shuttle Pass: HERE!


Daily Lineups & Set Times

 Coming Soon!


Festival Map 

 Coming Soon!


Official PHXLIGHTS: Among The Stars Spotify Playlist


Aeriz Presents Starlight Studio


Voodoo Ranger Presents 1UP Arcade


Beatbox Presents Invasion Stage


Pricklee Presents The Playground


Clear Bag Policy

In an effort to enhance fan safety, and to mirror many arenas and venues around the county, we have implemented a clear bag policy for all large attendee events effective immediately.

We define a clear bag as a fully clear or colored clear plastic, vinyl, or mesh bag. One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags will be considered an acceptable clear bag. The maximum bag size that will be allowed is 15” X 15”x 5“. In addition to a clear bag, guests may bring in one small clutch up to 5” X 7”x 2” in size.

Due to clear hydration packs not being readily available, EMPTY hydration packs WILL BE the only exception to the clear bag policy.

Last, but not least! Please note that management reserves the right, without a refund of any portion of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission to or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by management to be disorderly, who uses vulgar or abusive language, or who fails to comply with these or other rules as set forth by the management. Patrons who are clearly intoxicated or under the influence will not be admitted.


Prohibited + Allowed Items



  • Clear (transparent) bags
  • Clear (transparent) backpacks
  • Clear (transparent) fanny packs
  • Empty non-transparent Camelbaks
  • Small clutch up to 5” X 7” X 2” in size
  • Non-Professsional Still Cameras including Go Pros
  • Cell Phones
  • Lighters
  • Sealed: cigarette packages, tampons, packs of gum, chapstick/lip gloss
  • Glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry
  • Sunglasses and hats
  • Sealed liquid sunscreen and cosmetic products
  • Disposable E-cigs, nicotine vaporizer pens, excluding those with refillable chambers containing visible liquid
  • Guide dogs for people with disabilities and other service animals with current rabies certification



These items are not allowed under any circumstances:

  • NO Large purses or bags (over 15” X 15” X 5” inches)
  • NO Glass, cans, cups, or coolers
  • NO Eyedrops
  • NO Laser pens or pointers
  • NO Massagers
  • NO Pets
  • NO Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • NO Open cigarettes, lipstick, chapstick, tampons
  • NO Outside food, beverage, or alcohol
  • NO Professional cameras (SLR or detachable lenses)
  • NO Video or audio recording equipment
  • NO Knives, firearms, pepper spray, fireworks, or weapons of any kind
  • NO Toy weapons or real weapons of any kind
  • NO Sticks, staff, swords, sabers, or scepters
  • NO Open sunscreen
  • NO Balloons, balls, frisbees, or any other projectile
  • NO Native American headdresses
  • NO Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • NO Stickers or flyers
  • NO Tents, large umbrellas, or chairs
  • NO Festival totems
  • NO Markers, pens, or spray paint





Parking & Shuttle Passes

Purchase premium parking and shuttle passes HERE!


Connect With Other Attendees (Via Radiate)


Stay up to date on the latest festival announcements and music news HERE!


Prepare for PHXLIGHTS 2023 with iEDM apparel and accessories. Check out the latest rave wear arrivals HERE!

about the writer

Mary Mason

Mary Mason

Read More...Mary is an artist based in Phoenix, AZ. Her favorite mediums to practice are confessional poetry and hula hooping.

When she’s not hula hooping at a local bass and riddim show, she’s at the beach or San Diego Art Museum. Mary’s adoration for EDM (culture & community) inspires her to perform. One of her many ways of celebrating art is attending festivals with her friends.

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