SiriusXM to Broadcast Performances Live from Electric Zoo Festival
Weekend-long coverage to feature live DJ sets from Tiësto, David Guetta, Axwell and others
SiriusXM listeners will hear performances by many of the most prominent artists in electronic music live from Electric Zoo Festival, one of the year’s biggest electronic dance music events.
Hear continuous coverage all weekend long as SiriusXM’s Electric Area (channel 52) broadcasts live from Electric Zoo, New York’s electronic music festival, for the 4th consecutive year since its inception. Feel the beat from the world’s top DJs as they converge on Randall’s Island Park in NYC August 31, September 1 & September 2 for one of the biggest EDM events of the year.
SiriusXM’s coverage includes live DJ sets from festival headliners David Guetta on Friday, Axwell on Saturday and Tiësto on Sunday, as well as Pretty Lights, who closes out the festival on Friday night on the Main stage. Additional artists include Diplo, A-Trak, Ferry Corsten, Pretty Lights, Destructo, Sander van Doorn, Hardwell, Dada Life, Bingo Players, Martin Solveig Eco, Kyau & Albert, Eco, Dillon Francis, Marcus Schossow, Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero, Adrian Lux, Benny Benassi, Morgan Page, PeaceTreaty, Flux Pavilion & Dr. P, Knife Party, DashBerlin, W & W, Gabriel & Dresden, Mord Fustang, Krewella, Angger Dimas, Felix Cartal, Kill The Noise, Autoerotique, Benga, Bart B More, Nadastrom, and Jaytech.
Additionally, Tiësto’s Club Life Radio channel will simulcast Tiësto’s set live on Sunday, September 2 at 8:00 pmET. Tiësto’s Club Life Radio is available in the Dance/Electronic category online and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and mobile devices, and by satellite on channel 340 on the SiriusXM Lynx and SiriusXM Edge radios.
“We are excited to bring listeners nationwide some of the best DJs working today in Electronic Dance Music from one of the premier events,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “SiriusXM has been an early supporter of what is now one of music’s most vibrant genres, and we are home to many of its talented DJs. Only so many can be at Electric Zoo, but only SiriusXM can bring listeners the world’s best DJs live throughout the weekend as if you were there in the crowd.”
2012 marks the 4th consecutive year that SiriusXM has aired DJ sets live from Electric Zoo.
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About Electric Zoo
Electric Zoo: New York’s Electronic Music Festival now in its 4th year, featured more than 100 of the world’s biggest electronic music talent in 2011, including DJs and live acts, providing the finest techno, trance, house, dubstep, electro, indie dance music and more across four stages on beautiful Randall’s Island Park. Electric Zoo received a coveted IDMA nomination for “Best U.S. Festival” and “Best Music Event” by URB magazine, as well as press coverage from major media outlets like CNN, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Village Voice, Time Out New York, New York Post, The Source, DJ Mag, Mixmag and Ocean Drive, establishing it as New York City’s premier electronic music festival as well as a top American event. After a sold-out capacity crowd of 50,000 over 2 days in 2010, Electric Zoo expanded to a new 3-day format with over 85,000 attendees in 2011. For more information, please go to: www.electriczoofestival.com.