Sandbox Festival announces full lineup for 8th edition

The eighth edition of the stunning Sandbox Festival once again returns to the blissful El Gouna resort on the Red Sea Riviera in Egypt after a brief 3 year hiatus.

The names for May 2022 features another tasteful mix across a wide spectrum such as Acid Pauli, Avalon Emerson, Colyn, Damien Lazarus, Frank Moody, Gene On Earth, Jimi Jules B2B Trikk, Kamaal Williams, Leo Pol, Mind Against and many more to come.

Sandbox Festival is a place to watch a scorching red sun sink into the sea, with sand under your feet and warm waves breaking on your toes, to sunbathe or relax under straw parasols and soak up the culturally diverse atmosphere of the region, all a long way from built up cities. It is also a place to enjoy all manner of summer sports from kiting, diving to snorkeling, and party to classy sounds from more than 50 of house and techno’s best DJs and live acts. This all comes with a real focus on love, community and friendships between all who attend, where palm trees and local architecture make for a real paradise throughout your sure to be magical stay.

The aim of Sandbox is to champion local and upcoming talent and mix it with the best of the best, all while helping you make new friends and new musical discoveries. To give you more chance to enjoy the sun, this year’s event is in May, and is a last chance getaway before the North Coast season starts in Egypt.

At Sandbox, DJs are encouraged to interact and experience all the festival have to offer, with many mingling with the crowd and soaking up the atmosphere and beautiful location before taking to the decks where they are allowed to push themselves and offer up something different than the norm. It’s not a place to lose your mind, but to find yourself and to make new friends and form new relationships.The eighth edition promises to be the best yet.

Boasting 3 official stages for the first time and more than 50 acts all ready to soundtrack this party in paradise, you really need no other event to kick start your summer.

This year Sandbox has partnered up with ElvesApp as the official travel partner. Download the app and find out more about our special rates, how to get to the festival, and anything you need to know about planning your trip.

Special rates available only to those who have already purchased their Sandbox 2022 passes. Grab your ticket HERE.


Party the weekend away as you soak up the sun at SANDBOX 2022, a 3-day open-air music festival in El Gouna, on the shores of Egypt’s beautiful Red Sea coast. From May 26th – 28th, the eighth edition of this festival will bring you an incredible lineup of DJs and live performers from Egypt and internationally-renowned acts flown in from all over the world. Mixing big names with talented local artists, SANDBOX offers you an intimate setting with longer set times and live acts that complement the organic vibes of the beach. So grab your swimsuit and lose yourself in the music!

Options include Standard & Premium rooms as well as suites and apartments.
● Captain’s Inn (Starting USD141)

● Cook’s Club (Starting USD154)

● Ali Pasha (Starting USD160)

● Turtle’s Inn (Starting USD173)

● Fanadir (Starting USD 269)

● Ancient Sands Apartments (Starting USD333)