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August 31, 2022

11 Reasons Not To Miss EZoo

Electric Zoo Festival is New York City’s home to the sample dance music event. Year after year, the festival draws in a bigger crowd with new surprises and renditions.  Thousands of attendees gather in Randall’s Island Park annually, making it the ultimate “last dance” of the summer that sends the season out with a bang all Labor Day weekend long. 

With a new 3.0 theme for the 13th edition by transforming New York’s Randall’s Island Park into a tech-driven, electronic dance music paradise. This year’s edition offers all new dimensions of sight and sound with stage designs, interactive installations, and the most diverse lineup in EZOO history. The 2022 lineup features Porter Robinson, Canvas, Redrum, Pretty Pink, Black Carl!, Cheat Codes, VNSSA, Netsky, John Summit, AC Slater, G Jones B2B Eprom, and much more. Plus, the showcase stages are curated by fan-favorite artists like CloZee, Carl Cox, famous party brand Brownies and Lemonade, and more. WHILE THERE ARE A THOUSAND+ REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS EZOO, HERE ARE 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS AT ELECTRIC ZOO 3.0!


All New Stage Designs

This year EZoo will have utterly new stage designs fused with AI technology. Surrounded by lush greenery, prepare for EZoo's first fully-immersive experience. What used to be called Hilltop Arena will be replaced by The Landing. Positioned uniquely on the festival map for the perfect position for no sound bleeding for festival attendees. As Ezoo retires 'The Grove,' they welcome to the 3.0 family Morphosis, the stage where house music evolves.  

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New 3.0 Theme

This year’s Electric Zoo will be the biggest and best, thanks to the innovative new 3.0 theme. Combining the festival with the technology revolution dominated Web 3.0 and more innovative technology. Think of it as a system update across the board, addressing issues like sound bleed, adding additional VIP areas, refreshed site map configuration, more free accessible water stations, all new stage designs, and more.


Carl Cox Returns

After eleven years, global techno pioneer Carl Cox will triumphantly return to the Electric Zoo. He will perform a rare US festival set while showcasing highly sought-after live acts at his Carl Cox Invites stage. Sunday, September 4, Loco Dice, DJ Holographic, and more will take over The Landing.


Brownies & Lemonade Stage Takeover

The notorious LA party brand is known for bringing the craziest vibes and unearthing genre-bending of dance music. On Friday, September 2, a taste of the west coast to the east coast will be their fourth Electric Zoo appearance by taking over Morphosis.


Genre-bending roster of emerging stars

Electric Zoo 3.0 has no shortage of rising, from the emotive sounds of Pauline Herr, the thunderous beats of A Hundred Drums, to the bass-friendly, euphoric and dark melodies by Redrum and effervescent electronic pop productions of Moore Kismet.

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Tchami’s Confession Stage Takeover

Tchami will return to Electric Zoo while also curating his very own stage in the name of his imprint, Confession. The stage will feature some of house music’s most profound heavy hitters, like Malaa, Matroda, Capozzi, Wax Motif, and more. They will all be taking over The Landing on Friday, September 2.


Local New York Artists Take The Stage

Electric Zoo is New York City’s best and most prominent electronic music festival, and it wouldn't be a proper party without performances by native New York artists. Be sure to catch artists like Charles Meyer, Truth x Lies, and RNÉ representing their home city.


Innovative Installations

EZoo pushes boundaries on creating the best festival experience, especially with its interactive installations. Whether headbanging at the main stage or drifting around the grounds with your friends, the installations are the perfect meet-up spots and photo shoots for social media.


Extravagant, Outlandish EZoo Fashion

Ezoo attendees know how to dress to impress. Each year festival fashion evolves and changes. The diverse lineup will follow diverse festival outfits. Ranging from bass-heads, techno aliens, house music lovers, and EDM Kandi. There are so many different styles of fashion matching the multi-genre lineup.


Randall Island’s Golden Hour

It’s the best part of the entire festival. Add the view of the city skyline along the surrounding water with the golden sun shining down, it's a famous sight to see. Catch exquisite Sunset Sets from Diplo on Friday, September 2, DJ Snake on Saturday, September 3, and Subtronics on Sunday, September 4.


TONS OF AFTERPARTIES

EZoo is going all out with a massive lineup of afterparties for those who want to keep the party going this year. On Friday, September 2, Tchami, Malaa, and Matroda at the Great Hall, Avant Gardner. Afrojack will perform at Marquee and a special Brownies & Lemonade take-over party at Webster Hall. Followed by Saturday, September 3, Camelphat and Cristoph will perform at The Brooklyn Mirage. At Webster Hall, Lab Group will perform. Lost Kings will play at Marquee, and Cheat Codes will play at Lavo. Rounding up the Labor Day Weekend with more after parties from Martin Garrix and Justin Mylo performing at The Brooklyn Mirage. This will be Martin Garrix’s debut event at the iconic New York venue. Over at the Great Hall will be CloZee’s Odyzey Music Takeover. A dubstep takeover with Subtronics, A Hundred Drums, and more at Webster Hall. Andrea Oliva and Chelina Manuhutu will play at Quantum. The party continues with Loco Dice at Superior Ingredients Roof on Monday, September 5. All tickets for each are available on the official Electric Zoo Festival site. See below the full Made Event after-party lineup.


Article written by Meagen Surowiecki

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