Returning to Randall’s Island in NYC this Labor Day weekend (September 2 – 4), ELECTRIC ZOO: WILD ISLAND will host an array of label leaders in the electronic music industry for this year’s edition of their highly-anticipated annual festival. The extravaganza includes elrow, ANTS, Anjunadeep, Buygore, and the 20th Anniversary celebration of Dim Mak. Single-day presale for their wild weekend. Fans can purchase the tickets here: ElectricZooFestival.com/WildIsland On Friday, September 2Anjunadeep will take the lead in creating a magnificent stage for the festival. As a global leader in deep house, Anjunadeep has developed a sterling reputation for pushing deep house towards levels of artistry not often expected on the dancefloor, and in turn has launched a generation of artists who are always a step ahead of the curve. With this notion, the label had curated an electrifying stage that will include performances from: Ame (Live), Cubicolor, HVOB (Live), Lane 8, Lauren Ritter, Moon Boots, Way Out West (Live), and Yotto.
Following the Anjunadeep debut, on Saturday, September 3,elrow, Buygore, and Dim Mak all take their hand in creating a vibrant collection of performances for electronic music fans with just as colourful tastes. Hailing from Spain, elrow will make their U.S. debut with a curated stage including favorites Bicep, Eats Everything, Jackmaster, Patrick Topping, and De La Swing.
Elsewhere on the island Buygore will be on-hand for all bass-hungry beasts with Juicy J, GTA, Lil Dicky, Getter, Valentino Khan, and Styles&Complete all set to take the stage. It will be the imprint’s first-ever ELECTRIC ZOO-curated stage with a highly-anticipated meld of hip-hop and bass music (check out the trailer here). Saturday also marks the NYC arrival of Dim Mak’s 20th Anniversary global celebration with label favorites 3lau, SBCR, Rain Man, ETC! ETC!, Watch the Duck, Max Styler, and of course, Steve Aoki.
Finally on Sunday, September 4, the famous Ibiza techno party ANTS will take over a stage during the last day of this year ELECTRIC ZOO rendezvous. 2016 will be the year the ANTS colony marches worldwide, with debut dates in Malta and London to precede ANTS’ stateside unveiling at ELECTRIC ZOO. Slated for the stage include techno favourites: Joris Voorn, Henrik Schwarz (Live), Davide Squillace, Andrea Oliva, Agoria, &ME, and Julia Govor.