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Complete Lineup Revealed for Sun City Music Festival 2015

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Find your tribe under the desert sky this Labor Day weekend on September 5th – 6th at the fifth annual Sun City Music Festival. We reunite at Ascarate Park for two days of international talent across three stages including headlining performances from Hardwell and Armin van Buuren.

Marked by bright lights and desert nights, the Sun City proudly hosts our massive party with 40+ genre-spanning artists to spin our celebratory soundtrack. In true SCMF fashion, our lineup features some of the most well-known and cutting edge artists making waves today – plus, the Beatport Stage is back and dedicated to the dark, deep sounds of the underground.

We’ve proven time and again that El Paso knows how to party, so soak up the magical vibes of our SCMF 2015 lineup and join us this year. The Road to SCMF may be long, but the destination is priceless. Buy your tickets and make hotel reservations today!

Headliners

  • ARMIN VAN BUUREN
  • HARDWELL

Plus, in alphabetical order:

  • Adam Beyer
  • Audien
  • Borgore
  • Borgeous
  • Cashmere Cat
  • Chris Liebing
  • Dash Berlin
  • Dubfire (Live)
  • DVBBS
  • Hot Since 82
  • GTA
  • NERVO
  • Odesza
  • Robin Schulz
  • TJR
  • Yellow Claw
  • Zeds Dead
  • Bixel Boys
  • Botnek
  • Brillz
  • Claptone
  • Coone
  • Destructo
  • Galantis
  • Felix Cartal
  • Jack Bass
  • Jauz
  • Kayzo
  • Ida Engberg
  • Lane 8
  • Morten
  • Flower and The Snake
  • Hector
  • Oliver Dollar
  • Riot Ten
  • Shiba San
  • Slander
  • Trippy Turtle

Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, and Echosmith will be Poppin' in Rio Too for the Inaugural Rock in Rio USA

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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 Danced in Rio, not it’s time to Pop in Rio… again! Buy weekend or single-day passes, on-sale now!

Sam Smith

Sam Smith has been on a permanent fixture of every major pop radio station as of late. With a voice now easily recognizable to the world, his collaborations with Disclosure and Naughty Boy, among many others, have channeled a major crossover for dance music in the U.S. too. Sam Smith brings his soulful pop fusion to Rock in Rio on Saturday, May 16th

Echosmith

The cool kids of Echosmith are actually four siblings and even though only one of the members are old enough to buy alcohol, it hasn’t stopped them from living out their dream. Lauded for their energetic guitar riffs, vocal harmonies, and unique hybrid of indie pop, be sure to check out Echosmith when they perform at Rock in Rio on Friday, May 15th.

Taylor Swift

A genuine heart sprinkled with a bit of moxie have certainly helped Taylor Swift’s pop star status. But it’s her songwriting and musicianship that landed her in the spotlight in the first place. Sure to captivate audiences with her charm, Taylor Swift headlines Rock in Rio on Friday, May 15th as part of her 1989 Tour .

It's Poppin' in Rio with Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX, and No Doubt for Rock in Rio Las Vegas

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In celebration of Rock in Rio making its USA debut in the party capital of Las Vegas this May, we’re introducing a series of blogs covering the amazing combination of rock, pop, and dance music talent on the star-studded lineup!

Taking place over two weekends for a total of four days, May 8-9th and May 15-16th, rock out to the ultimate party! Rock in Rio hosts a multitude of talent from mainstays of the pop and rock world, to emerging dance music and local talent! Spread over a whopping 37 acres, the Las Vegas edition of Rock in Rio includes six stages and marks the first time, in it’s storied three-decade history, that the festival comes to the U.S.

Explore the many styles and sounds of Rock in Rio including a few highlights of the many talents poppin’ off during the Rock & Pop Weekends in sunny Las Vegas. Make history with us this Spring. Buy your weekend or single-day passes, on-sale now!

Ed Sheeran

Rock and folk star, Ed Sheeran will be making his way to Rock in Rio, with his musical fusion of acoustic and vocal elements. The promising young talent has won over audiences everywhere with his unique knack crossover appeal. Most recently, Ed Sheeran collaborated with UK innovators Rudimental on the track “Bloodstream” that’s sure to rock the pop crowd.

Charli XCX

Charli became an instant hit with her track “Boom Clap,” we are very excited to have such fresh and energetic talent at Rock in Rio. Her music has a retro, yet modern vibe to it that’s perfect for an outdoor festival. Don’t miss your chance to see Charli XCX perform the latest off her new album “Sucker” at Rock in Rio USA!

No Doubt

Old school residents of Southern California’s ska scene, No Doubt burst onto the scene in the early 90s with their breakthrough single, “Just a Girl.” Since then, Gwen Stefani has amassed her own solo following derived from her pop star ambitions and riot girl feminism. After a brief hiatus, the band regrouped in the mid-2000s to fulfill a massive tour and produce their most recent record, Push and Shove.

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.

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