Connect Festival to return in 2023 following success of inaugural event

Tickets for the 2023 event will go on sale on Wednesday.

Connect Festival to return in 2023 following success of inaugural event at Edinburgh Royal Highland Centre iStock

Organisers have announced that Connect Festival is set to return again in 2023 after its inaugural year drew to a close last night.

The three-day festival, took place at the weekend from August 26 to 28, and had been “remastered” for a new audience having previously been held at Inveraray Castle in Argyll in 2007 and 2008. 

The weekend saw performances from The Chemical Brothers, Idles, The National, and Bombay Bicycle Club at Edinburgh’s Royal Highland Centre.

Organisers said that following the “success and overwhelming positivity” of this year’s festival, Connect will return in 2023.

Presale tickets for next year’s event will be available from 9am on Wednesday, August 31 and fans will have exclusive first access to tickets by signing up to the Connect database.