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VELD, Canada's Biggest Electronic Music Festival, Announces 2024 Lineup

Eric Prydz, Alesso, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, Kaskade and FISHER are make up the first phase of artist announcements for the festival at Toronto's Downsview Park.

Eric Prydz's HOLO

Eric Prydz's HOLO

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VELD Music Festival, billed as Canada's biggest electronic dance music festival, just announced the first phase of its 2024 lineup. Now in its 11th year, the festival will take over Toronto's Downsview Park from August 2-4.

Six artists have been announced for the produced festival so far, and they're all among the biggest names on the big-stage dance music circuit.


Swedish DJ Alesso, who's also playing an upcoming Super Bowl party, has had some high-profile collaborations recently, including a remix for BTS star Jung Kook.

Eric Prydz, meanwhile, is bringing his HOLO show to VELD. A dance world music phenomenon, it's become a head-turning spectacle at a number of festivals including Coachella, Sonar, Tomorrowland and more. Prydz plays behind a screen, while cutting-edge holograms form images of space and nature.

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Kaskade was recently on the cover of Billboard for KX5, his team-up with Canadian EDM star Deadmau5. He's billed solo on the VELD poster, but it's best to keep an eye on Deadmau5's schedule that weekend.

Marshmello plays VELD during a period of transformation. The helmeted DJ recently put out his first Latin album, Sugar Papi, and remixed one of 2023's biggest breakout songs, South African artist Tyla's track "Water."

Australian producer FISHER had one of the biggest dance hits of the 2010s with "Losing It," and he's making some history for VELD too. He's billed as the festival's first-ever house music headliner.

Dutch DJ Martin Garrix has also been a dance/electronic and Hot 100 chart mainstay over the past decade, and he'll round out the list of VELD 2024 phase one headliners.

Check out the full poster below:

Pre-sale tickets will soon go on sale here.

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