Mysteryland 2015 reveals super impressive line up
Mysteryland USA is excited to announce the artist lineup for its Friday opening parties held exclusively for Holy Ground campers on May 22. The day time party will bring Fool’s Gold boss A-Trak, Miami-based globetrotters GTA, and Brazilian bass duo Tropkillaz to the newly expanded Camping Circus stage from 2 pm until sunset. The night time party kicks off with techno legend Richie Hawtin, deep house and techno visionary Maceo Plex, and Ovum Recordings head Josh Wink keeping campers dancing until 2 am. Don’t miss this special party with some of the world’s best electronic music artists bringing campers together to kick off an incredible Memorial Day Weekend on the historic Woodstock ’69 festival grounds.
Meanwhile, Mysteryland’s new outdoor camping stage The Pineapple Paradise makes its debut, bringing an “anything goes” ethos to set the tone for the festival on Friday only. Hosted by New York locals Brunch Bounce, the stage lineup features Adamboy, ARQ, DJ Schoolboy, EauxZown, Fight Clvb, Irv!, Klep One, Mixa, Nadus, and Swizzymack playing 2 pm to 2 am. The BangOn! NYC bus will make its Mysteryland return for the weekend, this time expanded to three art cars with The Golden Pony, Dirty Looks, Real Eyes and Tribes DJ’s, as well as host an intimate silent disco on Saturday and Sunday nights..
Saturday and Sunday mornings in the Camping Circus will see restorative Yoga sessions bringing together mind, body and music from 8am to 9am. The Breakfast Club, the brand new daily pre-party from 11 am to 2 pm, extends the weekend experience for Mysteryland campers. The Breakfast Club will be hosted by Saved By The 90’s playing live performances of all your favorite 90s hits to go along with mimosas, bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches and more. With an official 2015 theme of “Camp DoYa Wanna Dance,” Holy Ground is inspired by old school summer camps with classic games (giant drinking Jenga, Connect Four), hamster ball soccer, bounce house dodge ball and a 20-foot inflatable slide, promising to make the camping experience an unforgettable one.
Full musical lineup : musical legacy at these sacred grounds continue to evolve for a new generation with a myriad of curators, tastemakers, and selectors bringing together the very best in today’s electronic music culture and arts. With 85% of camping tickets already sold out, act fast to take part in the community experience and make festival history.
Known as the longest-running electronic music festival, Mysteryland supports genres and talent from all spectrums in the dance music sphere. Mysteryland’s powerhouse headliners Diplo, Dillon Francis, Empire of the Sun, Kygo, Porter Robinson (live), Robin Schulz, and special guest Madeon bring a wide range of sounds that will keep more than 25,000 daily fans dancing throughout Memorial Day weekend on Woodstock’s hallowed grounds, along with fellow Main Stage artists Classixx (DJ set) Claptone, Netsky (live) and The M Machine, plus Bob Moses (live), Goldish, Oliver, Olivier Weiter, Ricoshëi and Tesla Boy. This year’s Main Stage will feature must-see live performances from critically acclaimed duo Empire of the Sun, Porter Robinson (live) and Netsky (live). Recently describing his live show to The New York Times, Porter Robinson, who performs on Saturday, said, “I’ll be singing and triggering samples and running multitracks and playing keys… it’s kind of a more sensitive experience.” On Sunday, drum & bass superstar Netsky will perform with a full live band, playing a mixture of fan favorites as well as brand new material from his forthcoming third studio album for Ultra Music, due out later this year. Fans can also look forward to a newly designed Main Stage that will debut in the U.S. and make the long journey to Mysteryland editions later this year in The Netherlands and Chile. In Mysteryland tradition, the festivities will close with an special grand finale closing ceremony on Sunday night to celebrate the end of an epic, unforgettable weekend.
Since its inception overseas, Mysteryland has always been dedicated to serving as a haven for the underground dance music fans. It continues this long tradition with three dedicated stages each day to explore at the US edition. In the Big Top, Matthew Dear Presents Subversions, his avant garde residency party launched at Verboten nightclub last year with the underlying vision of “performing with artists who inspire me by playing forward, body moving electronic music.” His hand-picked selection of globally revered artists include: Paco Osuna, special guest Maya Jane Coles, Matador, Anja Schneider, Ryan Elliott, and Kevin Castro. For the techno lovers on Saturday on Sunday, Adam Beyer Presents Drumcode will showcase heavy hitters Nicole Moudaber, Ida Engberg, Alan Fitzpatrick, Paul Ritch, and Bart Skils.
New York nightclub Verboten, donned “Brooklyn’s revered underground chapel” by THUMP, curates an array of dynamic talent throughout the holiday weekend. The uniquely designed wood & mirrored Spiegeltent makes its return with Verboten hosting underground champions Lee Burridge, Damian Lazarus, AndHim, Eric Volta and more on Saturday. On Sunday, Verboten Presents Flying Circus will feature Ibiza mainstays The Martinez Brothers, Audiofly, Martin Buttrich, Guti (live), Maayam Nidam, jozif, and more.
Verboten’s popular genre-spanning indie series Zeitgeist also takes over the open-air stage for two days, bringing Skream, Lee Foss, Benoit & Sergio (live), Kill Frenzy, Psychemagik and Wild Dark, followed on Sunday with Zeitgeist Presents French Express taking the reigns and laying down the grooves with Moon Boots, Perseus, Agoria, Kink (live) and Super flu. Throughout the weekend, major underground players will share the stage with up-and-coming local NYC DJ & producers such as Bedouin, Stadenco, Ashwin Khosa, Niki Mcnally, showcasing Mysteryland’s ethos of bringing together internationally renowned and emerging artists.
Bassheads can rejoice as one of Mysteryland’s signature stages, The Boat, will once again feature today’s current bass and trap sounds from the scene’s leading artists including GRiZ, Gramatik, Beats Antique, Savoy, Minnesota, Manic Focus, JackLNDN, and Space Jesus on Saturday while Bro Safari, ILoveMakonnen, TJR, Doctor P, ETC! ETC!, CRNKN, and Gents & Jawns will keep The Boat rockin’ on Sunday. Once again, The Boat will feature a special closing set- The Boat Raid, hosted by Bro Safari’s Animal House.
Fans of The Sound of Q-dance can let loose to the celebrated style championed by Mysteryland for over a decade, featuring faster BPMs and harder sounds, with Frontliner, Noisecontrollers, Bass Modulators, Audiofreq, Mekanikal and Qontest on Saturday. True to form, iconic New York venue Webster Hall brings the most cutting edge names in dance music with Bakermat, Klingande, Goldroom (DJ Set), Bondax, Giraffage, Anna Lunoe, Sweater Beats, Mija, Nora En Pure, Alex English & Webster Hall Residents, and The Unsheathed! on Sunday.
Mysteryland USA 2015 tickets and camping are available here, while supplies last. Holy Ground camping is close to 90% sold out, Friendship camping is 100% sold out! Bring your own tent, or check out the multiple luxury Holy Ground camping options at mysteryland.us.
Weekend and day express shuttle passes from New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, JFK, and LGA are available at mysteryland.busbank.com.
Single day tickets go on sale Monday, April 6. Payment plans are available for all ticket types, including single day tickets.
Mysteryland dates back to 1993 and is now the world’s longest-running dance festival. With a clear focus on culture, art, talent, creativity and sustainability, the festival takes visitors to inspiring and surprising worlds where literally anything is possible. The first international edition of Mysteryland was held in Chile in 2011. In May of 2014, Mysteryland made its USA debut at the site of the legendary 1969 Woodstock Festival and now returns for its second edition. Mysteryland is an ID&T concept. ID&T is an SFX Entertainment Inc. company.