The End of Summer Island Vibes
Electric Island, an epic summer's long bash on an island peninsula. Sounds perfect for kicking off the end of the season right?
Sometimes at EDM Sauce, we can forget to cover many of the remarkable events that happen North of the Border, some of which in particular have already have celebrated reputation.
Electric Island is one of Toronto's premiere summer electronic music festivals spanned over four weekends throughout the summer on Hanlan's point, Toronto Island. Notorious for it's “Island-Vibes” and colourful atmosphere, E.I will be reigning in its final bash this labour day weekend, Sunday, September 3rd and Monday, September 4th.
The Line Up
House and Techno fans rejoice, the island will play host to an assortment of amazing, international talents.
“In alphabetical order, Electric Island will be welcoming Dirty Bird ambassador Claude VonStroke, a name that's become synonymous with techno – CLR boss Chris Liebing, Montreal's electronic act CRi, arguably the biggest name in dance music – it's Innervisions co-founder Dixon, the UK’s incredible electronic duo Dusky, All Day I Dream frequenter Gab Rhome, Australia's rising star Mall Grab, Canada’s beloved techno duo My Favorite Robot, No.19 co-founder Nitin, Australian House icon and Defected habitué Sonny Fodera, Crew Love members and day-time vibers Soul Clap, Cocoon honcho Sven Väth, the highly respected and vocal Chicago-native The Black Madonna, and last but not least, Finnish producer and Anjunadeep regular Yotto.”
Not mention many local Torontonian acts will also be commanding the stage and warming up the crowds. Including Brian Johnson, Jamie Kidd, Jeff Button, Koki, Sam Haze, Simon Jain and Terence Kissner.
For those of you hoping to attend the festival, it's highly recommended you buy your event and ferry tickets in advance as getting to the island is not covered in the cost of admission.
You can purchase a two day combo pass and tickets here.
For more information visit the Electric Island website.
Find the official schedule below:
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
My Favorite Robot
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
The Black Madonna
Stay tuned and check back with us for more coverage on the event as it happens.