Montreal’s got a new music festival premiering this summer at Parc Jean Drapeau: Île Soniq, brought to us by Evenko, the same team behind Osheaga and Heavy Montreal. Île Soniq will happen on Aug. 15 and 16, and feature big names from the realms of electronic dance music and hip hop. Here’s the line-up:
Headlining the event is Dutch DJ Tiësto, who’ll be releasing an album (A Town Called Paradise) on June 16.
Local duo Adventure Club will present an “exclusive special production” with their DJs guests Snails, Botnek, the Chainsmokers and 3LAU.
Big-time Israeli trance act Infected Mushroom will play live along with the 3D projection they brought to Coachella, FungusAmongUs.
Other acts booked at the inaugural edition of Île Soniq include Bingo Players, Cash Cash, Dillon Francis, DJ Pierre, Jessie Andrews, Riva Starr, Tim Mason and Zed’s Dead. More artists will be announced soon. ■
Passes for Île Soniq go on sale tomorrow, Thursday, May 22 at 10 a.m., for $95, $300 for a gold pass (includes access to a terrasse) or $7,500 for a diamond pass (entry for 10 people and access to a dedicated lounge). For more details, go here.