FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ELECTRIC ZOO 2011
New York’s Electronic Music Festival
September 2, 3, 4 (Labor Day Weekend)
@ Randall’s Island Park, NYC
Electric Zoo: New York's Electronic Music Festival is the critically acclaimed and fan-adored festival taking place September 2, 3, 4, on Randall's Island Park, headlined by electronic music superstars - Tiësto, David Guetta and Armin van Buuren, along with Afrojack, Boys Noize, Calvin Harris, Carl Cox, Diplo, Infected Mushroom, Moby, Plastikman, Skrillex, Tiga, and many more of the planet’s biggest electronic music stars.
In addition to providing 36 hours of beats over 3 days at Electric Zoo, we aim to also provide a plethora of good eats. With artists from all over the world, we will also have a global selection of foods, including Asian, Belgian, French, Middle Eastern, Latin American, Mexican, American, and Thai offerings. Delicious Vegetarian, Vegan and Kosher options will be available as well.
We are pleased to announce our specialty vendor for the VIP Lounge, Brooklyn's Roberta's. The venerated restaurant was recently awarded 2 stars byNew York Times, calling it "one of the more extraordinary restaurants in the United States." They will be bringing their signature pizzas, succulent meatball sandwiches and healthy salads.
This year we’re proud to say that all of the Electric Zoo food vendors that offer meat and/or dairy products will only source organic, hormone free, humanely raised (cruelty free) products. No factory farmed animal products are allowed for sale at Electric Zoo. In addition, all of the food products will be served on compostable ware (including plates, cups, napkins & utensils.)
It’s feeding time at the Zoo! Plentiful food and drink options this year include the following:
Pizzas, meatball sandwich, and salad
(Located in Electric Zoo VIP Lounge)
Hummus, falafel, kebab, and more
Tacos, burritos, cheesesteaks, and fruit juices
Hot, cold and blended coffee, tea and espresso drinks
Ice Of Paradise
Flavored Hawaiian Style shave ice
Juice Bar USA
Fresh fruit and vegetable juice blends
Chicken, falafels, and marinated lamb from former Russian Tea Room chef
La Sonrisa Empanadas
Latin American pastry turnovers filled with a variety of savory ingredients
Pie for the People!
Hand-tossed NY pizza pieforthepeople.org
Savory dumplings and mouth-watering sides
rickshawdumplings.com | @RickshawTruck
Traditional pad Thai and satay
Mexican, Carribbean, Thai, falafel, burritos, jumbalaya
For more info, please go to www.electriczoofestival.com.
About Electric Zoo
Electric Zoo: New York's Electronic Music Festival now in its 3rd year, will feature more than 100 of the world’s biggest electronic music talent, including DJs and live acts, providing the finest techno, trance, house, dubstep, electro, indie dance music and more across multiple stages on beautiful Randall's Island Park. Electric Zoo received a coveted IDMA nomination for “Best U.S. Festival” and “Best Music Event” by URB magazine, as well as 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, establishing it as New York City's premier electronic music festival as well as a top American event. After a sold-out capacity crowd of 50,000 over 2 days in 2010, Electric Zoo 2011 enters its 3rd year with a new 3-day format and stellar artist lineup headlined by Tiësto, David Guetta and Armin van Buuren with Moby, Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Plastikman, Rusko, Boys Noize, Calvin Harris, Carl Cox and many more. For more information, please go to: www.electriczoofestival.
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 launched the inaugural Electric Zoo and was nominated for “Promoter of the Year” by URB magazine and “Best Music Event” and “Best Event Promoter” by the International Dance Music Awards for the best of 2010. With over 25 years of combined experience, and over 400 successful events produced in New York City and Miami, Made Event continues to set the bar for quality electronic music events. For more info, please go to www.MadeEvent.com.