Aruba is proving to be the international place to be for electronic music fans this Labor Day Weekend, as Electric Festival will return with for its third installment from September 3-6.
This main music portion of the festival—put on in conjunction with the Aruba Tourism Authority and Amsterdam Dance Event—will once again take place at the APA Arena, with this year’s two-day blowout featuring headlining performances from Afrojack, Loco Dice, NERVO, and Chuckie. Partysquad, Nutzbeatz, Caleb Calloway, and Lou Flores will also take to the decks of the arena over the course of Friday and Saturday. Other confirmed music events include the Partai Pool Party hosted by E! on Friday and Saturday as well as a special closing party on Sunday night on the private Renaissance Island featuring Paco Osuna.
Beyond the music portion of the event, Electric Festival will also feature ADE Global Sessions at the Reainssance Ocean Suites. Offering a host of exclusive industry meetings, strategy sessions, Q&A’s, pop-up parties, and more, ADE Global Sessions Aruba will focus on the exploding electronic music market in Latin America and the Caribbean region. Speakers on tap include Loco Dice, Chuckie, ADE Marketing & Communications Director Remko Gorter, ADE Managing Director Richard Zijlma, The Bullitt Agency’s Rodrigo Frutos, Maarten Vorwek, and more, who will discuss topics ranging from the sounds and trends of EDM in the region to its possibilities and future.