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Maceo Plex, Lena Willikens, James Blake, more locked for Nuits Sonores 2019

Arguably the biggest French festival is gearing up for its 17th edition...

Maceo Plex, Lena Willikens, James Blake and Peggy Gou will play Nuits Sonores in Lyon in 2019.

The first wave of artists have been confirmed, which also includes Bonobo, for one of the biggest fixtures in the French festival calendar in May. 

Maceo Plex, Lena Willikens, Bonobo and Peggy Gou are all daytime curators of the festival program, each with one day beginning on Wednesday 29th May and going until Saturday 1st June.

James Blake will open the festival’s night programme on the Wednesday.

This is the 17th edition of the festival, which usually welcomes over 100,000 ravers and around 250 artists across Lyon.

Tickets are currently on sale, with many more artists set to be announced soon. 

Maceo Plex continues to be one of the biggest DJs in the world, resurrecting his electro project ‘Mariel Ito’ this year. Read more about the big man here in our in-depth feature

James Blake has lead the discourse on mental health and electronic music, opening up earlier this year in a thought-provoking conversation.