Electric Zoo Music Festival 2017

Electric Zoo Music Festival 2017

September 1, 2017 - September 3, 2017
September 1, 2017 - September 3, 2017
New York City
New York City


Electric Zoo is an annual electronic music festival held over Labor Day weekend in New York City on Randall's Island. The festival represents all genres of electronic music, bringing top international DJs and live acts from multiple countries to four stages.

In its 2009 inaugural year, 26,000 people attended to see artists Armin van Buuren, Deadmau5, David Guetta and Ferry Corsten. In 2011, Electric Zoo expanded to a 3-day festival and with 85,000 attendees. Electric Zoo received International Dance Music Awards nominations in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 for "Best Music Event".[1]

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Armin van Buuren
bornDecember 25, 1976
Above & Beyond
DJ Snake
bornJune 13, 1986

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William Sami Etienne Grigahcine (born 13 June 1986), known professionally as DJ Snake, is a French DJ and record producer.[1][2][3][4][5]

DJ Snake is a Grammy-nominated producer and artist who debuted into the international scene with singles "Bird Machine" and "Turn Down for What" in 2013.[1][6][7] "Bird Machine" is a collaboration with fellow French act Alesia. The single was picked up by Mad Decent, a Los Angeles-based record label run by Diplo, and released in February 2013. In June 2013, DJ Snake was invited by Diplo to do a live mix on his radio show, "Diplo & Friends", which airs on BBC Radio 1.[8]

DJ Snake was announced to be working on a collaboration with Diplo, originally slated to debut in 2014; it eventually released in 2015 as the single "Lean On" in collaboration with and Diplo's Major Lazer.[9][10][11] On 30 April 2014, DJ Snake was labeled as an "Artist to Watch" by FoxWeekly.[12] He and Dillon Francis were announced as alternating supporting artists for the summer Mothership Tour 2014 with Skrillex.[13]


Above & Beyond is an English progressive trance group consisting of members Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki.[1] Formed in 2000, they are the owners of London-based electronic dance music labels Anjunabeats[2] and Anjunadeep, and also host a weekly radio show titled Group Therapy Radio. The trio has been consistently ranked among DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJs Poll, having placed at #6 in 2007,[3] #4 in 2008[4] & 2009,[5] #5 in 2010[6] & 2011,[7] and most recently at #47 for 2016.[8]


Joel Thomas Zimmerman (born January 5, 1981), better known by his stage name deadmau5 (pronounced "dead mouse"), is a Canadian record producer and DJ from Toronto, Ontario. Zimmerman produces a variety of styles within the progressive house genre and sometimes other forms of electronic music. His tracks have been included in numerous compilation albums, such as the 2007 In Search of Sunrise 6: Ibiza CD. The February 2008 issue of Mixmag's music magazine included a free CD which was titled MixMag Presents: The Hottest New Name In Dance! DEADMAU5 Tech-Trance-Electro-Madness, mixed by Zimmerman. Tracks have also been included and presented on Armin van Buuren's A State of Trance radio show. His debut album, Get Scraped, was released in 2005, followed by others in the next few years.

Zimmerman has received six Grammy Award nominations for his work. He has worked with other DJs and producers, such as Kaskade, MC Flipside, Rob Swire and Wolfgang Gartner. On a number of releases, he has partnered with Melleefresh. An early 12" single produced on vinyl titled "I Don't Want No Other" was released by Joel Zimmerman and Derek Caesar[2] under the group name "Dred and Karma".[3] A 2006 album titled deadmau5 Circa 1998-2002 was released using the alias "Halcyon441". He has also collaborated with Steve Duda under the alias, "BSOD", as well as "WTF?" including Duda, Tommy Lee, and DJ Aero.[4][5] deadmau5 is currently one of the highest paid electronic music producers in the world,[6] and is a masked music artist similar to Marshmello and Daft Punk.

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Randall Manor, Staten Island
Randall Manor is a neighborhood on the North Shore of Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City, United States. The neighborhood is bound by Bard Avenue in the West, Henderson Avenue to the North, Forest Avenue to the South, and Lafayette Avenue in the East. Named after Captain Robert Richard Randall, the founder of Sailors Snug Harbor, the neighborhood lies immediately to the south of the latter, between New Brighton and West Brighton.


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Above & Beyond debut new single at Electric Zoo
  –  September 7, 2017
This past weekend, Above & Beyond closed down the main stage at Electric Zoo in New York in absolute style. The rain began to drop in a torrential downpour before their set started although that did not stop them from an incredible performance. Featuring ...
Gary Richards Reveals His Next Move: New York’s Electric Zoo
  –  September 6, 2017
The come-up is real. When news broke out of Gary Richards’ departure from his company, HARD Events, the dance music industry shed a few tears. Fear not, dance music lovers. Gary Richards is making moves—and he’s not shy about sharing it.
Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro – NYC’s Biggest Labor Day Weekend Party – Concludes Bigger & Better Than Ever
  –  September 6, 2017
Check out ELECTRIC ZOO: THE 6th BORO reactions from the press and performers: “There are five stages at EZoo 2017, and on Friday 28 different ... the internationally renowned Electric Zoo Festival is one of New York City’s largest music festivals ...
Gary Richards’ new career move is running Electric ZOO
  –  September 2, 2017
Early August brought along one of the biggest news bombs of 2017: the official departure of Gary Richards ... As it turns out, Richards more or less ran the execution of New York’s Electric Zoo this year, among others which will surely be revealed ...
Review: Markus Schulz amazing at Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro in New York
  –  September 2, 2017
New York - On September 1, acclaimed DJ and producer Markus Schulz performed at "Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro" at Randall's Island in New York. Schulz played at their Riverside stage for a great turnout of electronic fans. His 75-minute set included songs ...
Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro Day One with Dada Life, Galantis, DJ Snake, Live from Randall’s Island, New York
  –  September 2, 2017
The end of summer has arrived and with it, New York City’s largest electronic dance music festival of the year. Electric Zoo is in its 9 th incarnation, branded as “The 6 th Boro” and features headliners that include the likes of DJ Snake ...
Electric Zoo 2017: When is it, where is it and who's playing?
  –  August 31, 2017
Electric Zoo, an annual electronic music (EDM) festival in New York City, features multiple types of electronic music and top international DJs on four stages over three days. The festival will also feature a “special addition” called Electric Zoo ...
Best Things To Do In New York This Weekend
  –  August 31, 2017
The main action takes place on Governors Island on Saturday and Sunday, with a live DJ and professional riders. Now through Sunday, September 3, see schedule for details, free. Electric Zoo Randall’s Island Park New York, NY 10035
Hear LIVE sets from Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro all Labor Day weekend on SiriusXM!
  –  August 31, 2017
But returning for another year to wrap it up, Electric Zoo is bringing artists like Above & Beyond, Armin van Buuren, Galantis and more to New York’s Randall’s Island. This year’s theme, The 6th Boro, celebrates the art and culture of New York City.
The Full Food Line-Up for Electric Zoo This Weekend
  –  August 30, 2017
New York’s biggest EDM festival Electric Zoo returns this Labor Day weekend, and thousands are expected to descend on Randall’s Island for the event. More than 30 food and drink vendors will be setting up shop to feed festival goers — from food pop ...
A Guided Tour of New York with Electric Zoo
  –  August 29, 2017
We sat down with Electric Zoo’s Michael Julian to discuss his favourite things in the city. Take a look at what he had to say. When it comes to New York City, there aren’t many other places in the world like it. Home of the Yankees, the iconic bright ...
6 Must-See Sets At Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro
  –  August 28, 2017
Following their highly-acclaimed reunion back in March during Ultra Music Festival 2017 ... dance icon and New York native is the one and only Victor Calderone. Being born and raised in Brooklyn, his upcoming set at Electric Zoo is sure to be something ...
Electric Zoo 2017 – 4 Under The Radar Acts You Don’t Want To Miss
  –  August 27, 2017
Electric Zoo 2017 : The 6th Boro is now officially less that 1 week away and with the set times officially out, its time to get excited. Electric Zoo is New York's biggest EDM festivals and have garnished some HUGE names for this year including deadmau5 ...
Armin Van Buuren Talks NYC Love Ahead of Electric Zoo 2017
  –  August 24, 2017
And at Electric Zoo, that’s exactly what I’ll be trying to treat my fans with. If you lived in New York, what borough would you live in? I might just go with Brooklyn. I have been told once that Brooklyn is one of the most diverse boroughs in terms ...
EARMILK Interview: BIJOU gets ready for Electric Zoo 2017 [Exclusive Mix]
  –  August 23, 2017
Every Labor Day weekend since 2009, Electric Zoo — New York City’s own electronic music festival — transforms Randall’s Island Park into a new borough of bass for three magical days of dancing against the fading light of summer to a lineup that has ...
Get A Quick Taste On Electric Zoo 2017’s Massive NYC-Themed Stages
  –  August 4, 2017
Electric Zoo, despite the issues that the festival has endured, remains one of New York City’s wildest and best events. The event takes place at Randall’s Island Park, and over the last six years it has started to come into its own as a festival that ...

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