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UNER, Wax Motif, and JeniLuv Will be Dancin' In Rio Too for USA Debut of Rock in Rio

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In celebration of Rock in Rio making its USA debut in the party capital of Las Vegas this May, we’ve been highlighting some of the rock, pop, and dance music talent performing on May 8-9th and May 15-16th with a series of blogs to find out who’s Rockin,’ Poppin,’ and Dancin’ in Rio.

Taking place over two weekends for a total of four days over a whopping 37 acres, there’s no way we could cover all that Rock in Rio has to offer in one round. So we’re back once again with a collection of talent that including the mainstays of the pop and rock world plus emerging, local, and veterans in dance music world.

We’ve Rocked in Rio and Popped in Rio, now it’s time to Dance in Rio… again!

UNER

This guy produces deep and tech house like no other. Hailing from Spain, he really embodies the sexy and deep sounds of house music with a twist of techno. His latest album “Tune 432″ on German label, Diynamic Music, has a great selection to satisfy all house music lovers across the globe.

Wax Motif

Bass house has been sweeping the nation thanks to a blend of hip hop-style samples and the upbeat house beats that make for a great party. Wax Motif keeps that sound moving with style and versatility; on top of his bass house tracks he also dives into the progressive and electro sounds of house music – definitely an artist you shouldn’t miss at any festival.

Jeniluv

Jeniluv is no stranger when it comes to throwing down a proper house music set – and she’s more than up for the daunting task too. Known for her curating skills at Making Shapes, a recurring party happening off the beaten paths of Los Angeles, Jeniluv is one of California’s underground gems and will be bringing her deep and groovy track selections to Rock in Rio.

Linkin Park, Empire of the Sun, and Gary Clark Jr. will be Rockin’ in Rio

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In celebration of Rock in Rio making its USA debut in the party capital of Las Vegas this May, we’ve been highlighting some of the rock, pop, and dance music talent performing on May 8-9th and May 15-16th with a series of blogs to find out who’s Rockin,’ Poppin,’ and Dancin’ in Rio.

Taking place over two weekends for a total of four days over a whopping 37 acres, there’s no way we could cover all that Rock in Rio has to offer in one round. So we’re back once again with a collection of talent that including the mainstays of the pop and rock world plus emerging, local, and veterans in dance music world.

Make history with us this Spring and explore the many styles and sounds of Rock in Rio both Rock and Pop Weekends in sunny Las Vegas. Buy weekend or single-day passes, on-sale now!

Linkin Park

No stranger to the Rock in Rio festival having performed thrice at the Lisbon edition, Linkin Park brings it back home to play at the debut event here in the States. The multi-platinum rock band put on a stellar live show producing an avalanche of sound. Tune into their new track with Steve Aoki, “Darker Than Blood,” out now!

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun took the world by storm with their fantastic futurism and uplifting anthems. Prepare for the Australian duo to ignite the Main Stage of Rock in Rio with their elaborate costumes and electrifying stage presence!

Gary Clark Jr.

Perhaps the greatest young guitar player in the world, Gary Clark Jr. fuses influences from blues, jazz, hip hop, and soul into a classic rock and roll sound. The native Austin bluesman dazzled audiences with the timelessness of his debut album, Blak & Blu.

Today is Gift - Watch the Official Mysteryland USA Festival Trailer

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Mysteryland USA returns to the hallowed grounds of Woodstock ’69 this Memorial Day weekend. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts will welcome the roaming festival on May 22-25th, hosting a new generation of artists and music lovers for one unforgettable experience.

With just weeks remaining until the second installment, Mysteryland has unveiled their official trailer. Tracing the origins of Mystery back to the belly of Amsterdam’s underground 20 some-odd years ago, fast-forward to today, and Mysteryland is still a mystery. Recruiting artists, labels, and regional tastemakers to curate a spectacular lineup, Mysteryland’s name is now synonymous with their propensity to showcase dance music’s ever-changing sonic landscape. More than just a festival, Mysteryland USA embodies the spirit of music discovery.

Today is a gift but tomorrow is Mystery. Prepare to get lost then/or find yourself this Memorial Day weekend, buy your tickets today!

We'll be Dancin’ in Rio with AN21, Caked Up, and Gaslamp Killer When They Perform at Rock in Rio

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Taking over a whopping 37 acres for two weekends and a total of four days, the inaugural U.S. edition of Rock in Rio lands in Las Vegas on May 8-9th and May 15-16th. With six stages hosting a mix of artists from the pop and rock world as well as artists emerging in dance music world too, come Rock in Rio with us this Spring. Weekend and single-day passes are on-sale now!

We’ve started highlighting the diversity of Rock in Rio with a series of blogs that showcase the different styles of rock, pop, and dance music that you’ll be hearing on one of the many curated stages. We’ve Rocked in Rio and Popped in Rio, now it’s time to Dance in Rio.

AN21

AN21 has been able to capture international audiences with his big room and progressive blend of house music. When he’s not in the studio or helping his older brother Steve Angello at Size Records, AN21 is smashing sets around the world and you can catch him at Rock in Rio on May 8th.

Caked Up

Vegas hometown heroes, Caked Up probably won’t bake you a cake any time soon, but they make up for that with their massive trap bangers and booming bass lines. The twerk-tastic duo have amassed an enormous following much thanks to their social media antics but it’s their booty-ready party anthems that keeps everyone on the dance floor. Don’t miss your opportunity to get “Caked Up” at Rock in Rio May 9th!

Gaslamp Killer

With roots in Los Angeles’ bass music scene, Gaslamp Killer is perhaps most well-known for co-founding the highly influential weekly event Low End Theory. The series as helped artists like Flying Lotus and Tokimonsta, but when Gaslamp Killer isn’t curating, he’s taste-making, restoring music to a sacred, shamanistic, visceral, and honest place. Gaslamp Killer will be killi’ Rock in Rio on May 9th.

The Beatport Stage Returns for Sun City Music Festival 2015

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Sun City Music Festival is returning to Ascarate Park this Labor Day weekend and we are excited to announce that our friends at Beatport are also returning to El Paso to co-host the Beatport Stage with us once again.

For three years in a row, the world’s leading online electronic music retailer, Beatport has been curating a forward-thinking collection of artists to help soundtrack our time spent underneath the desert sky. By focusing on showcasing the leaders, veterans, and/or emerging artists from dance music’s underground, the Beatport Stage has become an extension of the brand’s crate digging ethos – plus, it’s a great way to discover new talents as you stage-hop across Ascarate Park!

You can check out their tastemaking sounds this September 5-6th and in the meantime, get in the spirit by picking up your favorite tracks on the brand new Beatport Pro store, streaming all your favorite music on the redesigned Beatport site or by downloading the new Beatport app for free on your Android or iOS devices.

Take advantage of low prices and buy tickets to SCMF 2015 today!

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