Sigrid, Devo, FKA Twigs head Øya Festival 2023 line-up

Sigrid, Devo and FKA Twigs are among the first wave of artists announced for Øya Festival 2023.

The Norwegian festival will take place next year from August 8-12, 2023 in Oslo’s Tøyenparken.

Swedish singer-songwriter Håkan Hellström will headline on Friday, August 11, and Sigrid will headline on Saturday, August 12.

The festival will again feature a 50/50 split between male and female artists, while upholding an “eco-friendly and sustainable ethos applied to every element of the organisation”. The event first became gender balanced in 2017 and has maintained it ever since.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Øya 2022. credit: Helge Brekke
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Øya 2022. credit: Helge Brekke

Other artists announced in the lineup include Caroline Polachek, Shygirl, Amil and the Sniffers, Obongjayar and TV GIRL. More names will be confirmed in the coming months. Tickets are on sale now and available for purchase Here.

Gorillaz, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Aurora, Little Simz, Girl In Red, Suede and more performed at this year’s festival.

Review of Øya Festival 2022, NME described it as a “celebration of the future” and a “summer party of green issues and inclusivity” in a five-star review.

The headliner Aurora, the review continued, “does exactly what it says on the tin, rounding out a week-long set that showcases a celebration of Mother Nature, diversity, inclusion, togetherness and local talent. If only every holiday could be like that.”

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