DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beatport, the principal online destination for electronic music culture, is pleased to announce it will for the first time host a stage at the Electric Zoo Festival, New York City’s premier electronic music festival, produced by Made Event. Beatport and Made Event are both SFX Entertainment, Inc. companies.
Beatport is taking over the Riverside stage for the entirety of the three-day festival, to be held over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29 – 31, at Randall’s Island Park in New York, for the sixth straight year. The Beatport Stage lineup features up-and-comers like Sydney, Australia's What So Not and UK deep house talents Gorgon City, as well as legendary names such as Paul Van Dyk, Robbie Rivera and Chase & Status. Over the three-day weekend, Electric Zoo will play host to more than 135 artists.
“From the biggest superstar to the aspirational DJ, or from progressive house to the most unique sub-genre, Beatport’s mission is to support all DJs, all styles, all genres,” said Beatport Executive Creative Director Clark Warner. “The Electric Zoo Festival is renowned for featuring the widest range of performers and music, which makes this a perfect match. We’re beyond proud to lend our name and support to this legendary event.”
“Beatport is the most recognized brand in dance music, so to have them be a part of this year’s Electric Zoo Festival is a very special feeling,” said Mike Bindra and Laura De Palma, co-CEOs of Made Event and creators of Electric Zoo. “Working with them has made it clear we share a common passion for this music and this community.”
The full lineup for the Beatport Stage at Electric Zoo is:
Friday, August 29th:
|Gesaffelstein (DJ set)|
|Bonobo (DJ set)|
Saturday, August 30th:
|Paul van Dyk|
|Late Night Alumni|
|Le Castle Vania|
Sunday, August 31st:
|Chase & Status|
|Heroes x Villians|
|Milo & Otis|
|What So Not|
Beatport has also created a custom landing page for the Electric Zoo Festival on Beatport.com (www.beatport.com/electriczoo) where fans can stream mixes from the performing DJs, browse DJ charts, see the official Electric Zoo trailer, and more.
Electric Zoo NY General Admission, VIP Experience, Platinum Experience 3-Day and Single-Day passes are on sale now at www.electriczoofestival.com.
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Beatport, an SFX Entertainment company, is the world’s leading online provider of music, tools and resources customized for the unique needs and demands of DJs. Available in more than 230 countries, our flagship digital music service features high-definition dance tracks—from the latest exclusives to deep catalogue cuts—by the world’s top and emerging artists. As a result, our sales charts serve as the industry barometer for what tracks are currently jumping in the clubs before crossing over into the mainstream. The Beatport platform also offers tools to help DJs manage their careers, promote their productions and performances, and connect with the largest community of qualified fans on the planet. Founded in 2004, Beatport is based in Denver, CO, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berlin and Tokyo. In March 2013, Beatport became part of the SFX network of companies focused on electronic music culture.
About Electric Zoo
Established in 2009 by Made Event, the internationally renowned Electric Zoo Festival is New York City's largest music festival, with more than 100,000 attendees and features the top names in electronic music, bringing a wide variety of acts from around the world and across the spectrum of electronic music's various sub-genres. The first international edition of Electric Zoo took place in Mexico City, May 2014. This year's 6th annual New York edition will feature over 125 acts and will be held on August 29, 30, and 31, 2014 at Randall's Island Park. In November 2013, Made Event & Electric Zoo became part of the SFX network of companies focused on electronic music culture.
About SFX Entertainment
SFX Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE) is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. SFX's mission is to provide electronic music fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity. SFX was borne out of the technology revolution and produces and promotes a growing portfolio of live events that includes leading brands such as Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld, Mysteryland, Sensation, Stereosonic, Electric Zoo, Disco Donnie Presents, Life in Color, Rock in Rio, Nature One, Mayday, Decibel, Q-Dance and React Presents, as well as the innovative ticketing service Flavorus.
SFX operates Beatport, the principal online resource for EMC DJs and a trusted destination for the growing EMC community to discover and stream music, follow DJs and keep abreast of news, information and events, in addition to offering year-round entertainment to EMC fans around the globe through other digital assets. Additionally, SFX manages FX1, an internal marketing solutions agency for consumer brands targeting the millennial culture.