Electronic music: it’s not just for the club scene anymore.
Ever walk out of a club one night and thought to yourself if there was only a summer tour that featured my favorite artists in one easy, convenient, all-day electronic package? Well, wonder no longer, folks. Coming to Verizon Wireless Music Center Thursday, August 11 is the IDentity Festival.
What is this exactly? Here’s a press release to answer all your burning questions:
‘IDENTITY’ SET TO DEBUT THIS SUMMER
TRAVELING ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL WILL VISIT MAJOR OUTDOOR AMPHITHEATRES THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER AND GIVE FANS THE FULL ELECTRONIC MUSIC EXPERIENCE
LINE-UP TO FEATURE THE HOTTEST CUTTING-EDGE ARTISTS OF THE GENRE INCLUDING KASKADE, PRETTY LIGHTS, RUSKO, AVICII, STEVE AOKI, DISCO BISCUITS, DJ SHADOW, SKRILLEX, PETE TONG, CHUCKIE, BOOKA SHADE, MODESELEKTOR, THE CRYSTAL METHOD, NERO, AND MANY MORE
This summer will mark the debut of IDENTITY, the first-ever touring electronic ONLY music festival that will visit major outdoor amphitheatres throughout North America in August and September and give fans the full electronic music experience. Approximately 20 shows are on tap for this exciting new traveling extravaganza with top-tier artists performing on multiple stages starting in the afternoon and into the night. Specific markets and shows will be announced in May with the artists performing at each date to be unveiled soon.
The line-up for IDENTITY—which is set to further galvanize the electronic music explosion—is highlighted by the hottest cutting-edge artists of the genre including Kaskade, Pretty Lights, Rusko, Avicii, Steve Aoki, Disco Biscuits, DJ Shadow, Skrillex, Pete Tong, Chuckie, Booka Shade, Modeselektor, the Crystal Method, Nero and many more. For all up-to-date information about IDENTITY, please visit www.IDFestival.com.
To connect the fans to the growing popularity of the artists’ music, IDENTITY has formed a unique relationship with Beatport, the world’s largest music store for DJs.
More exciting partnerships will be announced in the coming weeks. The line up for IDENTITY is:
THE CRYSTAL METHOD
CHAD HUGO (N.E.R.D.)
JESSIE AND THE TOY BOYS
MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED
Founded in 2004, Beatport is the largest music store for DJs in the world. Beatport offers music in premium digital formats and provides unique music discovery tools created for and by DJs. Each week, Beatport’s music collection is refreshed with hundreds of exclusive tracks by the world’s top dance music artists.
Early Bird GA tickets for the Indy date will be available May 20.
Kaskade uses a mix of real instruments and electronics to created his music. Here is his latest music video.