Heading into its fifth season, it’s clear that Toronto’s Electric Island is not taking this anniversary lightly! Following the announcement of a second stage, which will be added to this year’s program, Electric Island is ready to take the festival world by storm with a season line-up that will even give Ibiza a run for its money.
In alphabetical order, we are pleased to announce the full 2017 roster, including the incredibly humble and passionate Atish, Brooklyn’s ingenious music duo Bedouin, the face of Berlin techno Ben Klock, dance music’s contemporary spokeswoman The Black Madonna, Tel Aviv born musician & Rumors artist Chaim, techno prisoner and CLR Records founder Chris Liebing, Dirtybird boss Claude VonStroke, American modern-funk wizard Dâm-Funk, Swiss techno producer Deetron, Innervisions front man Dixon, UK’s most exciting electronic export Dusky, House music beast Eats Everything, the master of lush, melodies Gab Rhome, Toronto’s very own techno guru Greg Gow, Numbers Co-Founder and master of musical spontaneity Jackmaster, Dutch sensation Joris Voorn, electronic music’s innovative and experimental producer KiNK, Britain’s critically acclaimed down-tempo act Leon Wynehall, dance music super star and Ellum label boss Maceo Plex, Australia’s fierce rising star Mall Grab, the melodic and emotionally provocative Mano Le Tough, Toronto’s renowned techno trio My Favourite Robot, Russian techno vixen and трип (‘Trip’) ambassador Nina Kraviz, No.19’s Co-Founder Nitin, Kompakt-frequenter Rebolledo, the dark tranquil techno sounds of Berlin’s Recondite, psychedelic-electronic act Red Axes, Germany’s left field techno professor Roman Flügel, Defected’s Australian born Sonny Fodera, Crew Love members and infectious music duo Soul Clap, world renowned electronic act and Cocoon boss ‘Papa Sven’ aka Sven Väth and last, but certainly not least, Anjunadeep’s Finnish producer Yotto. Plus, stay tuned, as a special ‘Canada Day’ guest is still to be announced!
Not to mention, the incredibly talented roster of local artists who we’re fortunate to catch on a regular basis in our very own backyard — please put your hands together for Addy, Alberto Jossue, Aleksandar Kojic, Andrew Choe, Brian Johnson, Borzoo, Chris Larsen, Gera, Jeff Button, Jonathan Rosa, Jamie Kidd, Koki, Nadia, Nature of Music, Night Vision, Simon Jain, Talal & Zoi, and Terence Kisser. Spread out over the course of five shows (Victoria Day- Monday, May 22, Canada Day – Saturday, July 1, Civic Holiday – Monday, August 7 and Labour Day weekend – Sunday, September 3 and Monday, September 4), Electric Island will proudly host the industry’s most in-demand and forward-thinking musicians to help celebrate 5 years of island magic!
2017 SEASON LINE-UP:
THE BLACK MADONNA
MANO LE TOUGH
MY FAVOURITE ROBOT
Tickets for Electric Island may be purchased here! See you on the island.