FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Avicii, Fake Blood, Joachim Garraud, Pete Tong, Popof & Reboot
New York’s Electronic Music Festival
September 4 & 5, 2010 (Labor Day Weekend)
Randall's Island Park
Open Air Festival 11am-11pm Each Day
50+ Artists Over Multiple Stages
The anticipation for the 2010 edition of Electric Zoo continues to build with a lineup stacked full of electronic music heavyweights ready to descend on New York’s Randall’s Island Park this Labor Day weekend on September 4 & 5, 2010. With a lineup that features headlining sets from The Chemical Brothers and Armin van Buuren and a who’s who of the world’s top DJs and electronic music artists, Electric Zoo is proud to announce the latest group of artists set to play New York’s biggest electronic music festival. On Saturday, electronic hip-hop fusion outfit Pretty Lights provides a raucous headlining live performance. Other additions include UK's veritable Radio 1 tastemaker Pete Tong, the future of Swedish house, rising star Avicii, UK's certified electro hitmaker Fake Blood, two of France's prized dance exports Joachim Garraud and electro minimalist Popof, and Germany’s techno maestro Reboot. Stay tuned for the final announcement of acts to be added to this electric lineup as we count down the days!
SIRIUS XM’s Area channel will launch a new weekly show Electric Zoo Radio in anticipation of this year’s Electric Zoo Festival. The new limited-run weekly show will launch with an exclusive set from Grammy®-nominated DJ and producer Paul van Dyk on Thursday, June 17th at 8pm ET. Every Thursday leading up to the two-day Electric Zoo Festival, Electric Zoo Radio will showcase DJ sets and interviews with artists who are scheduled to appear at the festival. Sirius XM also features weekly shows from several top festival artists: Armin van Buuren, Paul van Dyk, Above & Beyond, Benny Benassi, John Digweed, Kaskade, and Markus Schulz. Keep an ear out for weekly Electric Zoo ticket giveaways and sign up for a FREE Sirius XM 30-Day VIP online trial subscription here. Electric Zoo Radio will air every Thursday at 8:00 pm ET with rebroadcasts on Sundays at 7:00 pm ET now through Thursday, September 2nd.
2-Day General Admission Passes are available now. VIP Upgrades are also available with optional parking. For tickets and information, go to: www.electriczoofestival.com.
Here is a current list of artists performing at Electric Zoo 2010 (*indicates new)
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH
The Chemical Brothers
Paul van Dyk
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH
Armin van Buuren
Above & Beyond
Fedde Le Grand
ADDITIONAL ARTISTS CONFIRMED FOR ELECTRIC ZOO
The Glitch Mob
About Electric Zoo
After its inaugural year, Electric Zoo has already established itself as New York’s premier electronic music festival. In 2009, 26,000 people passed through the gates of Randall’s Island Park to witness over 50 acts representing multiple countries on 4 stages. Electric Zoo represents all genres of electronic music by bringing top international DJs and live acts along with hometown favorites to New York City. The festival’s inaugural edition received a coveted IDMA nomination for “Best U.S. Festival” and “Best Music Event” by URB magazine, as well as positive press coverage from major media outlets like CNN, New York Times, Huffington Post, Village Voice, Time Out New York, New York Post, DJ Mag, and Ocean Drive.
About Made Event
Made Event, helmed by Mike Bindra and Laura De Palma, working with a team of industry leaders, is committed to excellence in the programming, promotion, and production of electronic dance music events. They stand at the vanguard of their field due to the world-renowned caliber of entertainment and expert production values they bring into a variety of distinctive and innovative venues. In 2009, Made Event was nominated for “Promoter of the Year” by URB magazine and “Best Event Promoter” by the IDMAs. With over 25 years of combined experience, and over 400 successful events produced in New York City and at Winter Music Conference in Miami, Made Event continues to set the bar for quality electronic music events. For more info, please go to www.MadeEvent.com.
About SIRIUS XM Radio
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