Electric Zoo: New York's Electronic Music Festival now in its fourth year is like a dear friend who comes once a year, who always knows what I want to hear. The three-day dance party on Randall's Island has no shortage of new acts and new tracks. Be you a power-pit-player or a VIP best, New York's famed Electric Zoo Festival is back, and greener, bigger and louder than ever. From the renowned sound of Gabriel & Dresden, to the newer tracks of Nicky Romero, we're talking about technology, social media, and if Dada Life is concerned, barbecue.
About 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 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 three-day format with over 85,000 attendees in 2011. For more information, please go to: www.electriczoofestival.com.
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