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The Slovenian festival of music discoveries MENT Ljubljana has confirmed this year's lineup in full. 77 artists are performing in Ljubljana between 29 and 31 March.


Slovenian singer-songwriter duo 3:rma, Estonian avant-pop/disco-not-disco alliance Ajukaja & Mart Avi, Slovenian techno sorcerer Alleged Witches, Slovenian pop/trip hop artist Astrid-, Austrian indie, r&b and dream pop cocktail Aze, Croatian rising pop star Bad Daughter, Serbian ambassador of "capitalist blues" Bojana Vunturišević, Italian electronic music adventurer Capibara, North Macedonian star in the making Dina Jashari & Drugari, representative of the Czech electronic music underground DJ ORY, Czech bass music ambassador DLKTek, representative of the Slovenian club underground DVS, Serbian alternative r&b talent Dzipsii, Latvian avant-pop adventurer Elizabete Balčus, Slovenian jazz futurists Etceteral, unconventional Czech chamber ensemble Floex Ensemble, Hungarian ambient/electronic music producer iamyank, Ukrainian EBM/dakwave duo Kurs Valüt, French icons of glamorous psych-punk La Femme, Hungarian techno/house live act LAU, adventurous Czech DJ Lednicka, Croatian alternative pop/hip-hop duo litl itali, North Macedonian post-punk youth Lufthansa, Slovenian jazz percussionist and composer Luka Matić (Mladi Raziskovalci VI.), Swedish sound experimenter Max Wainwright, Slovenian garage/psychedelic rock act Morvern, charismatic Slovenian selector Moska, Hungarian psychedelic music luminaries Óperentzia, up-and-coming Slovenian bass/breakbeat/dnb selector Raketa, Czech experimental jazz duo Ranjevš & Obasz, Slovenian indie dance/nu-disco duo RotorMotor, Slovenian experimental techno outfit Stagnat, Lithuanian retrowave nostalgics Superkoloritas, Slovenian noise rock/no wave/improv eccentrics Svojat, French post-punk/noise rock formation The Psychotic Monks, Czech soundboy Toss and Austrian techno/bass producer Toupaz.

ALREADY ANNOUNCED ARTISTS: ### (HR) I Bel Tempo (LV) I birds of unknown (SI) I boebeck (HU) DayKoda (IT) I DUF feat. VJ5237 (SI) I Eliza Legzdina (LV) I Fran Vasilić (HR) Global Charming I (NL) Gugutke (SI) I Jausmė (LT) I Just Mustard (IE) Kačis (SI) I Katarina Gryvul (UA) I Kenji Araki (AT) I Klotljudi (RS) LAZZARETTO (IT) I Lelee (SI) I Luka Prinčič (SI) I manna (EE) Miha Gantar Trio (SI) I Moveknowledgement (SI) I Nesen (LV) GMB+jesusonecstasy: Nexus AV (SI) I NIVVA (CZ) I O. (UK) I Planeta Polar (LT) Plié (LT) I proto tip (RS) I Puuluup (EE) I PVA (UK) I Sam Handwich (SK) Tittingur (SK) I UCHE YARA (DE) I Unschooling (FR) I X.U.L (SI) Wojciech Rusin (PL) I Wu-Lu (UK) I Zahir (EE) I Zouj (DE) MENT 2023 PLAYLIST: To help you discover MENT artists, we've refreshed our MENT playlist.

Find more at CONFERENCE The MENT conference is an indispensable part of the festival, attracting hundreds of professionals from all over the world who visit Ljubljana to enjoy the wide-ranging music program, make new acquaintances, meet professionals from the Balkan region, strengthen their networks and get the latest updates on trends in the music industry. Here’s the full program and the list of speakers for this year's

MENT conference!

SPEAKERS SPEED NETWORKING NEW FACES 2023 Young music professionals from the former Yugoslavia region wanted! The regional music scene is thriving with fresh and innovative artists, and it's crucial to support young talents who stand out and have a passion for the music industry. Regional festivals and conferences - MENT Ljubljana (Slovenia), Kontakt (Serbia), SHIP (Croatia) and PIN Music Conference (North Macedonia) - have joined forces to select ten talented young professionals from the former Yugoslavia region. New Faces 2023 provides an opportunity for young people (up to 30 years old) who are actively involved in the local and/or regional music scene to build on their skills and connections, and gain valuable experience in the field of music festivals and conferences.

Help us find 10 young (under 30) music professionals. Nominations are open until 1 March. APPLY HERE

TICKETS Early bird festival tickets and PRO PASS tickets (festival + conference + access to delegate base + MENT tote bag) are available until 28 February. LINKS Website: Lineup: Tickets: FB event: Socials: FB / IG / TW / TikTok / YT M E N T Ljubljana. Produced by Kino Šiška. Conference co-produced by Sigic. The festival is supported by the City of Ljubljana and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.


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