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Kaskade, ZHU, Excision b2b Datsik, Nero & More To Headline Global Dance Festival 2017 In Colorado

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Global Dance Festival Colorado is revealing its 2017 lineup one act at a time and our excitement for this event just continues to rise. So far, the headliners announced for this year's edition include Deorro, Nero, Louis The Child, Kaskade, Green Velvet, 3LAU, Hardwell, ZHU, Porter Robinson, and Excision b2b Datsik.

They're revealing a new artist every half hour so keep your eyes peeled. We'll continue to update this on our end as well. The two-day summer event will be taking place July 21-22 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, as opposed to Red Rocks Amphiteater where it use to take place. Tickets to the Colorado-based festival go on sale Wednesday, Apr. 26 at noon MDT. Check out the aftermovie from last year below. Enjoy!

The Parties Behind Coachella, Bonnaroo & More Want To Throw A Coachella-Like Festival In Colorado

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Overland Park Gold Course, Denver

The iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater might be one of Colorado's most popular contributions to the music world, but that might be changing in the near future with the recent news of a Coachella-like festival popping up in Denver.

Superfly, the company behind festivals like Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, alongside AEG, the massive live music company that owns Goldenvoice who is responsible for producing Coachella are planning (or at least hoping) to throw a multi-million dollar festival on Overland Park Gold Course in Denver. Chuck Morris, CEO of AEG Live Rocky Mountains says this project has actually been in the works since 2010 and sees major potential here.

Denver-based publication Westword describes Morris' vision for the event as being one "with multiple stages and a bevy of musical acts, akin to Coachella, if slightly smaller, at least in the beginning." Whether or not this will all go down on the golf course has yet to be figured out and Morris says he's "looking at all options".

"Morris and his colleagues see potential — not just in run-of-the-mill stadium concerts, but in creating a festival experience with multiple stages and a bevy of musical acts, akin to Coachella, if slightly smaller, at least in the beginning." -- Westword

Neighborhood activists voiced their concerns at a city meeting earlier this week about a festival taking place in their community. Mayor Michael Hancock's team seemed to be for it thought as they mentioned it could bring in upwards of $2.5 million.

As of yesterday (Feb. 2) though, Denver isn't the only city up for consideration. Westminster, about 10 miles north of Denver, is the other spot in the running and seems very eager to make the festival happen. AEG and Superfly have yet to make a decision on which city they'd be moving forward with, but mentioned that they've had to jump through more hoops with Denver's approval process so far. 

The three-day event is looking to attract 30,000 to 60,000 people and would take place in Fall 2018 over one weekend, closing up shop by 10pm each night. However, event organizers would need five weeks to set everything up and break it down.

Stay tuned for more details as this multi-day festival.

Source: Westword

Electric Forest Organizers Officially Announce Colorado Festival “Vertex” With Huge Lineup

Electric Forest Organizers Officially Announce Colorado Festival “Vertex” With Huge Lineup - Featured Image

Just last Sunday we reported the confirmation that Electric Forest promoters Madison House Presents had been approved to throw a 20,000 person camping festival in Colorado, now just a few days later we have the full confirmation and the initial line up to go with it!

The event is called Vertex, and will be taking place in Buena Vista Colorado the 5-7 of August.

The initial lineup features a great blend of electronic, hip-hop and live acts as you can see on the lineup image above which promises to receive even more additions as the event approaches. Tickets will be on sale 3/25, check out the festivals official website here for more info.

Watch the official announce video below and stay tuned for more updates. Enjoy 

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