The wait is finally over; Electric Zoo will be returning to Randall’s Island Park for its highly anticipated 10th-anniversary celebration. Featuring one if not the best lineup to make its way to New York during this Labor Day weekend electronic extravaganza, it’s obvious that festival goers are excited to see the household heavy-hitters such as Marshmello, Martin Garrix, Kaskade, Tiesto and Alesso, but here are 6 names that definitely deserve your attention this weekend.
Fresh off the release of his heavily anticipated ID, “WTF,” which serves as the lead single off of his forthcoming Not Your Average EP, the forward-thinking bass mastermind Herobust will be giving his latest weapons a festival test run this weekend and if you consider yourself a true lover of dubstep, this is one set you don’t want to miss!
Invading Sunday School Grove for a full-on Hyperhouse takeover to kickstart the weekend, Australian tastemaker Anna Lunoe will be throwing down a very special extended set to close out the first day of the festival. Living outside of the box when it comes to her DJ sets delivering only the fresh beats for the vast electronic record pool, Anna is sure to introduce you to your new favorite tunes that you haven’t heard yet like a proper DJ should.
It’s not too often where you see pioneers of a genre go head-to-head but with is being Electric Zoo’s 10th-anniversary celebration, the festival has curated a very special lineup that has left festival goers in awe. Dubstep titans 12th Planet and Doctor P will be going back-to-back Saturday evening for a trip down memory lane fueled by bone-rattling wubs, womps, and wobbles from the present, past and future.
Doing what he does best, Destructo will be hosting his own little party Saturday with a complete All My Friends takeover of Sunday School Grove for a fun-filled day of only the finest beats that will be topped off with a very special All My Friends back-to-back set to close out. Always one to throw a proper party, Destructo is one set you don’t want to miss!
Just about a week after the release of “Leaving” the lead single off of his anticipated debut EP, Crystal Eyes, the versatile Ekali will be unleashing his latest and greatest Sunday at the Brownies & Lemonade invasion of Hilltop Arena. With an EP on the way just head of a fall tour, missing out on one of the hottest names in the game is simply a mistake.
The iconic electronic dance music tastemaker Pete Tong will be returning to New York City this weekend making an appearance at the HYTE takeover of Sunday School Grove for a two-hour set. Considered a legend by most equipped with a with a music library that is essentially infinite, you can simply never go wrong with Pete Tong.