Electric Zoo Main Stage, New-York (USA). 2016 - Credits : Electric Zoo
Electric Zoo Main Stage, New-York (USA). 2016 - Credits : Electric Zoo

ELECTRIC ZOO “THE 6th BORO” Phase 1 Lineup

Alexandre Trochut

MADE EVENT presents the Phase 1 line-up of “ELECTRIC ZOO: THE 6th BORO” that will take place over September 1ts-3rd 2017 at Randall’s Island Park, New-York.

For its ninth edition, festival-goers can expect an even bigger star- studded lineup helmed by DJ SNAKE on Friday, September 1st, ABOVE & BEYOND on Saturday, September 2nd, and a back-to-back closing set from Deadmau5 B2B ERIC PRYDZ on Sunday, September 3rd.

Taking place over Labor Day Weekend at Randall’s Island Park, the theme of ELECTRIC ZOO: THE 6th BORO is a homage to the festival’s hometown that will sparkle with the surreal, dazzle with imagination and envision New York City in a way never thought possible. Many of the world’s heralded and cutting-edge DJ acts will be featured among all new stage designs, interactive performers, unique installations and more. More than 30 acts encompassing a wide range of styles from deep house and techno to trance and trap have been announced today. Over 50 acts are still to be announced, names that span from titanic headliners to underground favorites and scene champions from all over the dance music ecosystem.

Electric Zoo “The 6th Boro” Phase 1 Lineup poster. 2017 – Credits : Electric Zoo Festival


The return of Awakenings


ELECTRIC ZOO is also delighted to announce the first two of four stage partnerships for 2017. The return of Dutch techno heavyweights Awakenings as part of its immense 20th anniversary celebrations will reiterate

why it is the world’s most respected techno powerhouse over three nights of deep and dark techno. In addition, Mixmag’s 2016 Party Brand of the Yearelrow, legendary for its unique, vibrant, soulful party productions straight from Spain, will return to transform Randall’s Island into its cartoonish and colorful party palace.

Last year’s ELECTRIC ZOO: WILD ISLAND was bigger and stronger than it has ever been. “Wild Island” featured headline performances from Tiesto, Hardwell, #1 Billboard artists The Chainsmokers, Bassnectar, Porter Robinson and Steve Aoki. The weekend also served as the stateside debut of legendary party experience brands ANTS and Elrow, along with an electric main stage lineup. The three-day event marked the highest overall attendance since 2013 with over 83,000 attendees

Wild Island” was followed by the sold-out ELECTRIC ZOO: COUNTDOWN SHANGHAI. Prior to THE 6th BORO, the festival makes its expansion to South America with ELECTRIC ZOO BRASIL, set to take place on April 21th, 2017.


About Electric Zoo

Established in 2009 by Made Event, the internationally renowned Electric Zoo Festival is one of New York City’s largest music festivals and features the top names in electronic music, bringing a wide variety of acts from around the world and across the spectrum of electronic music’s various sub-genres. International editions of Electric Zoo have taken place in Mexico City, Tokyo and Shanghai, with Electric Zoo: São Paulo scheduled for April and further expansion underway. This year’s 9th annual New York edition, themed ‘The 6th Boro,’ will take place September 1-3 at Randall’s Island Park.