Escape: Psycho Circus 2018 Born Dirty
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Are you ready to run off with the circus this Halloween? Insomniac just unveiled an absolutely massive lineup for this year’s edition of Escape: Psycho Circus!

Since its inception back in 2011, Insomniac’s Escape: Psycho Circus has transformed into one of the West Coast’s premier events centered around all things spooky and continually steals our hearts year in and year out. Announcing that they’d be returning to the NOS Events Center earlier this summer along with the news that the festival would be making its first international trip for an edition in South Korea.

With the excitement already beginning to build for this year’s edition of Escape: Psycho Circus, the next piece of the puzzle has been unveiled as today they’ve dropped the lineup! Featuring major names including deadmau5, Claptone, Stephan Bodzin, Dillon Francis, Excision, and Eric Prydz.

Related: Want to know why Escape: Psycho Circus should always be your Halloween destination? Read our review from last year’s edition!

The lineup doesn’t just stop at those major names either. House and techno lovers will be getting some epic sets from artists including Chris Lake, i_o, ANNA, a b2b between Gorgon City and Nora En Pure, and even a b3b between Nicole Moudaber, Paco Osuna, and Dubfire.

Bass music lovers will enjoy catching sets from artists ranging from Said the Sky and What So Not to Valentino Khan and Boombox Cartel, and you simply won’t want to miss that set from RL Grime either! Rounding out Escape this year will be an offering of sounds from the hard dance realm as well with Technoboy N Tuneboy dominating the decks along with Headhunterz, Coone, and plenty more too!

Check out the full lineup below and tell us who you’re most excited to catch this year in the comments. Tickets are still available but will be going fast now that this massive lineup has dropped. Grab them now at!

Escape: Psycho Circus 2019 – Lineup:

Escape: Psycho Circus 2019 Lineup

Escape: Psycho Circus 2019 – Lineup By Artist:

  • Alesso
  • Alok
  • ANNA
  • ATLiens
  • Bear Grillz
  • Bicep(DJ Set)
  • Boombox Cartel
  • Borgore
  • Chris Lake
  • Chris Liebing b2b Charlotte de Witte
  • Claptone
  • Code Black
  • Conrank
  • Coone
  • DC Breaks b2b Prolix
  • deadmau5
  • Definitive
  • Dillon Francis
  • DJ Anime
  • Dombresky
  • Don Diablo
  • Dubfire b3b Nicole Moudaber b3b Paco Osuna
  • Duke Dumont
  • Eric Prydz
  • Excision
  • Gorgon City b2b Nora En Pure
  • Guti (Live)
  • Headhunterz
  • Hito
  • Hpnotic b2b Keiji
  • i_o
  • Kolsch
  • Len Faki
  • Lucati
  • Meduza
  • Metro Boomin
  • Monika Kruse
  • Nicolas Matar
  • Nightstalker
  • Nukid
  • The Prototypes
  • Riot Ten
  • RL Grime
  • Said The Sky
  • San Holo
  • Sinopoli
  • Slooze
  • Sober Rob
  • Soren
  • Sound Rush
  • Stephan Bodzin (Live)
  • Sub Zero Project (Live)
  • Technoboy N Tuneboy
  • Timmy Trumpet
  • Valentino Khan
  • What So Not
  • Willaris. K
  • Win and Woo
  • Wuki

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