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    AUGUST 30 - 31, 2014
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    LABOR DAY WEEKEND
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    ATLANTA, GA
    HISTORIC FOURTH WARD PARK & MASQUERADE MUSIC PARK
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    TICKETS NOW ON SALE
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FINAL ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

MEET THE LINEUP

 

Adventure Club
Influenced by producers like Tiësto and Skrillex, Canada's Adventure Club blended the sounds of their inspirations, offering a mix of slick EDM and floor-rumbling dubstep. Fully in touch with the digital age, Montreal-based producers Christian Srigley and Leighton James introduced their Adventure Club project with remixes and videos uploaded to the Web...

DESTROID
Excision, Downlink & KJ Sawka
Destroid, the live dubstep band consisting of Excision, Downlink, and former Pendulum drummer KJ Sawka have finally unveiled their debut album “Destroid - The Invasion”. A monumental ten track journey bringing the future of bass music into the present day. Featuring ground shaking frequencies from Destroid’s collective arsenal, combined with unearthly collaborations from a chosen few...

FEDDE LE GRAND
Enjoying artistic freedom afforded only an elite few, Fedde Le Grand is a masterful pioneer of electronica, considered by countless fans and artists as one of the single most defining figures in house music. Whether as DJ or producer, Fedde’s influence can be felt throughout the electronic landscape; his creative beats, grooves, melodies and rhythms surround us...

INFECTED MUSHROOM
Electronic music, mega-legends Infected Mushroom are best known for being the sonic innovators of the “Psychedelic (Psy) Trance” genre. Twice ranked amongst the world’s “10 Best DJ’s” by the Bible of the Scene (U.K.’s DJ Magazine) and with over 14 million hits on YouTube and a #8 position on the Billboard chart, the Israel-bred, L.A. based duo Amit “Duvdev” Duvdevani and Erez Eisen have ranked their “kingdom“ amongst the highest in the scene...

beats antique
For Beats Antique—who have fused genres as disparate as flamenco, afrobeat, and French Gypsy jazz since their 2007 debut Tribal Derivations—taking on a musical interpretation of the monomyth was a prime opportunity to deepen their exploration of faraway cultures. “In Beats Antique we’re always trying to cross cultures and weave together a lot of different sounds,” says Satori. “So we were very much drawn to the fact that Joseph Campbell had studied traditions all over the world and found a link between so many different mythologies, from Native American to African to Southeast Asian.” Not only embodying the spirit of cross-cultural connection, A Thousand Faces merges a spectrum of musical styles—from Indian classical music to Balinese fusion to EDM—in a manner that’s both seamless and endlessly surprising.

CRYSTAL CASTLES
Ethan Kath (DJ Set)
Crystal Castles is an experimental electronic band formed in 2004 in Toronto consisting of producer Ethan Kath and vocalist Alice Glass. The duo is known for their chaotic live shows and lo-fi melancholic homemade productions. Ethan Kath is the producer and main songwriter of Crystal Castles...

EMANCIPATOR ENSEMBLE
A search for mind immersing, spine tingling tracks would land many stumbling upon Emancipator. Between the countless tour dates, festivals, and studio time, Emancipator (aka Doug Appling); the Portland, OR based electronic producer, has retained a steady rise of success over the past few years...

RUSKO
 
At 23 Rusko is only in 1st gear, with collaborations on the table with the likes of Switch, Diplo , Yo Majesty and Wiley the future sure is looking bright. Already setting the radio airwaves alight with his own productions and remixes of artists such as Adele, A-Trak featuring Kid Sister, Leon Jean-Marie Rusko is only going in one direction...

SEVEN LIONS
As one of the most truly innovative, versatile, and sought-after producers in all of dance music, it is undeniable that Seven Lions is on an exponential rise to international prestige. By garnering the attention of some of the world’s most prolific and well-respected artists such as Above & Beyond, Paul van Dyk, Skrillex, and Ellie Goulding, among others, it is clear that his powerfully emotive, visionary brand of bass-driven electronica has broken through the status quo to unveil a rare, one-of-a-kind musical experience...

SHPONGLE
Simon Posford DJ Set
Simon Posford (aka Hallucinogen) has long had a reputation as the, ‘Hallucinogenius’ a imitable pioneer in sound experimentation, from his seminal first album, ‘Twisted’ which reached No.28 in the French charts selling over 50,000 copies worldwide, up to his recent Millennium hit, ‘Mi-Loony-Um’ with its up-to-the minute modem melodies. His international fan base has flowered from country-wide to world-wide in the last ten years...

SKY BLU of LMFAO
Sky seems like a walking party; a wiggler and shuffler to the fans delivering nonstop club action to the masses. As LMFAO, the duo accepted awards for Hot 100 Song of the Year ('Party Rock Anthem') and for Top Duo/Group, beating out Maroon 5 and Lady Antebellum...

SWAYZE
While hanging out with his friends at a local club in 2005, Shwayze made his own destiny by accumulating his courage to get on the stage at his own will. Shwayze jumped to the stage and started freestyling accompanied by Whitestarr's drummer Alex Orbison who provided the beat. "I was like, 'I'm the only black kid in Malibu...' And the crowd went crazy," Shwayze recalled. "I looked over to the right and there was Cisco on the side of the stage...

In Alphabetical Order

APHRODITE
 
Aphrodite aka Gavin King’s career in DJing and production has spanned 20 years under various guises including ‘Godfather of Jungle’ and ‘King of the Beats’. He is responsible for introducing, entertaining and moving millions of Drum & Bass fans across the globe...

ARAABMUZIK
 
If you were to Google the name ARAABMUZIK, you would discover a lot video’s showing this music producer hammering on an MPC as if he was Travis Barker on the drums. With his fast rhythmic touches on the machine - while donning a New Era fitted, some might call it poetry in motion, others might say it’s suicide on an MPC, but for the this producer it’s just another day on the job...

ARCHNEMESIS
 
Since its inception in 2009, the Archnemesis sound has been in a constant state of evolution. With musical beginnings firmly established through a strict regimen of classical training on the cello and piano, eventually jazz theory and composition crept in, and more instruments like bass, drums and guitar were discovered and learned...

BUKU
With an effortless grasp on sound design and music theory, the young producer combines deceptively simple and emotive melodies, laden with resounding bass drops and intricate drum patterns.

caspa
A global force in dubstep, his commitment and creativity is coded deep into the scene's earliest framework: the Dopest Ghost In Town was hard at work long before the seismic cultural explosion in the late 2000s. Long before dubstep even had a name...

DIESELBOY
 
For over two decades one of the world’s great ambassadors of drum ‘n’ bass and more recently dubstep, Dieselboy, also known as Damian Higgins, is America’s most iconic underground bass music curator and pioneer...

DOCUMENT ONE
 
Since their debut performance in early 2009, Document One, a duo comprised of producers Matt King and Joe Froud has risen rapidly to become a serious force within the fast developing Dubstep scene. They have received huge support from such heavy weights of the genre as Borgore, Bar 9, Excision and Datsik to name just a few...

ill gates
 
lll.Gates is a Toronto-based composer, performer and educator. Over the past 16 years, he has established a global fanbase and a reputation as one of the most dynamic electronic music artists around. He regularly tours across North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Gates has headlined at such festivals as Burning Man, Shambala, the World Electronic Music Festival and the New Orleans Jazz Festival...

EDDIE GOLD
 
It's one thing to build a name for yourself in a craft. It's something else entirely to master a second craft and reinvent yourself in the process. Having built a reputable name for himself over the years as a renowned MC in the southeast DnB scene. Eddie Gold today finds himself in the place of those he used to hype, transitioning himself from a one act pony to a reputable show horse in the process...

MICHAL MENERT
Pretty Lights Music Label
Michal Menert is an electronic music producer, and also the first member of the Pretty Lights Music label. He was a founding member of Pretty Lights, producing the groups debut album, Taking Up Your Precious Time as well as contributing to several tracks after his official departure from the project...

MANTIS
 
Taylor Scott and Paul Ollinger, known as Mantis, are a relentless duo. Having begun their musical careers with metal & deathcore, the transition to heavy bass music was not so much a step down in intensity, but a slide into a world with spectacular tools to mix dense layers of music in new ways, and deploy it with force...

MINNESOTA
 
Minnesota is one of the most innovative and proficient electronic producers to come out of the West Coast bass music movement. His sound breaks aways from the various subgenres of EDM but holds onto origins of dubstep and hip-hop, creating a truly authentic experience for his audience...

MK ULTRA
 
Mk Ultra’s been getting worldwide attention from her performances at last years Miami WMC and Magnetic Music Festival. In addition to high demand for her DJ performances, she has also modeled for the publications Libertine Magazine and Urban Luxe. She has been featured on iheartradio and on Prototype radio’s show as a rising producer...

NEON INDIAN
DJ Set
Neon Indian will release a remix EP, ERRATA ANEX, on April 9th on Mom + Pop. The EP features remixes of tracks from the last album, Era Extraña, by Actress, Boyd Rice, Optimo, Twin Shadow & Patten. The title, ERRATA ANEX, is an anagram of Era Extrañaand so the mis-spelling of annex is intentional (it means “complied errors”)...

PURITY RING

MEGAN JAMES OF PURITY RING DJ SET
Purity Ring make lullabies for the club, drawing equally from airy 90s R&B, lush dream pop, and the powerful, bone-rattling immediacy of modern hip hop. Megan’s remarkable voice is at once ecstatic and ethereal, soaring joyfully through Corin’s carefully chopped beats, trembling synths, and skewed vocal samples.

PAPER DIAMOND

Paper Diamond, is a one of a kind artist who brings his own unique music to the table, a sound unparalleled to anything else around today. The Paper Diamond sound has raw energy and the kind of dramatic anticipation only a seasoned producer can incite. His signature style combines memorable melodies, space-age synthesizers, catchy vocals, chops, glitches, and serious experimentation to create a rich listening experience...

PHUTUREPRIMITIVE
 
Phutureprimitive is the moniker of Bay Area producer and songwriter Rain. Early childhood photos reveal Rain sitting at the piano plinking keys, grinning from ear to ear… a true sign of things to come. Continuing his early fascination, Rain was later drawn to electronic music, inspired by its ability to combine the best of organically played instruments and the synthetic pleasures of sounds more exotic to the human ear...

PLOYD
In the great city of Atlanta there lives a man. A man with a beard. A man named Ployd. If you have spent any time frequenting bass music shows in Atlanta then chances are you've heard and are possibly homeys with Ployd aka Bass Jesus aka The Godfather. Although recently named "Atlantas Best DJ" in Creative Loafing (readers choice), Ployd has been on the grind playing clubs since 06 playing with a slew of the top names in electronica from Rusko, Excision and Borgore to Zoogma, Big Gigantic, and many many more...

PROTOHYPE

 
Max Hype is Protohype. Originating in the hip hop world, 23 year old Protohype's fusion with bass music has created a new genre, Dub Hop. Combining the gritty low end of dubstep with trunk rattling hip hop drums, a sound is born like nothing else. His progressive sound has lead him to new heights in both the bass music community and the hip hop world...

RA
While most people associate the name Ra with the Egyptian sun god, a wildly infectious 22 year old (also known as Ra) is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the Carolina club circuit!Ra’s passion and diversity in music is unmeasurable as he throws down everything from Dubstep, Trap, Electro, Big Room, Glitch, Drum N Bass, Moombahton, Trance, and Funkstep...

RJD2
From industry luminaries like Chris Blackwell, to members of Radiohead and The Strokes, to ?uestlove of The Roots (who nominated Dead Ringer for the prestigious Short List awards in 2003), to DJ Shadow, Rj soon became a favorite of those in-the-know. Dead Ringer was an incredible success globally, appearing on many a year-end list, including Spin’s Top 40 Albums of 2002. In ’03, he followed up the success of his debut with The Horror, an EP of B-sides that played closer to an entirely new album than a collection of leftovers, and cemented Rjd2 as one of music’s most talked about new artists...

SUPERVISION
Pretty Lights Music Group
Electro hip-hop producer SuperVision has been working super hard to step up his production game with his latest EP release Telekinetic out June 4th via Pretty Lights Music (PLM). With a background on turntables spanning over 16 years, the Dallas, TX native paired his love of collecting music with harder hitting drums, advanced effects, fills, builds, drops, heavier sub bass, and texturized synth bass...

STRANGER CANDY
Andrew Levene; AKA Stranger Candy. Easily one of most notable, modernistic Electronic Dance Music DJ's out of the Atlanta area since late 2007. This eccentric DJ developed his notable eclectic style in the midst of the Dirty Electro & Progressive House furor of Atlanta during the mid 2000's; candidly influenced by many of the House & Electro pioneers of that era. Andrew Levene was born to the music industry...

Unlimited Aspect
Unlimited Aspect is an absolutely one of a kind performance, combining the explosive energy of two of Colorado’s most talented artists to form a synthesis of face-melting siren-synths and earth shaking bass-lines, Project Aspect and Unlimited Gravity are unreservedly the best at what they do.’...

WICK-IT
The Instigator
Wick-it the Instigator is a multi-genre DJ and producer known as a breath of fresh air in an otherwise over-crowded EDM scene. His SoundCloud page is one of the top 200 most active pages on the entire site, garnering more then 40,000 followers and over 7 MILLION plays. Impressive numbers like these, which recently landed him at #5 on Billboard's Next Big Sound chart, aren’t just a testament to his top-notch production skills, but also his keen ability to build and harness a highly interactive online fan base (1,500+ Facebook Fans added weekly)...

(+) Heavy Support from:

Atliens | Bad Robotz | Bells & Robes | Byrne1
Dream State of Mind | DV-US | Flashbomb | Flite
I/olitics | Liquid Metal | Mick Swagger | Monster Mash
Moodswing | Nextakin | Nick Spain |PaerBaer
Phil.Harmoniq | Psylo | Pudgy Moto | Pyrite
RL Shine & Ian Live | Skymatic | MC Arion Lee
MC Word | The Iris Girls

THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND / saturday AUGUST 30 & sunday August 31 / ATLANTA, GA

 

IMAGINE
Imagine Music Festival (IMF) is a two-day dance music festival held every Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by IRIS Presents, the festival features multiple stages hosting the world’s top musicians, DJ's and bands.
YOU
When Imagine Music Festival arrives, the world’s top electronic dance music acts, along with mind-bending cirque-style artists, will draw you in to multiple magnificent atmospheres, only you can imagine. Each atmosphere is touched with the highest quality production on the planet. Coupled with fantastic art installations, vendors and more, you are sure to be captivated all weekend long.
HERE
With the breathtaking city of Atlanta as IMF’s backdrop, Imagine Music Festival is conveniently located in Downtown Atlanta at the Historic Old Fourth Ward Park & Masquerade Music Park. Easily accessible to mass transit and the cities best hotels, Imagine is super easy to get to and acccessible. For those traveling from out of state, Atlanta is home to the nation's busiest airport and offers perfectly convenient and economical travel options for all festival-goers.

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EARLY BIRD
$100
  • General Admission
  • 2 Day Full Weekend Pass
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$150
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$300
  • VIP Admission
  • 2 Day Full Weekend Pass
  • Separate Express VIP Entrance
  • Access to Exclusive VIP Viewing Areas w/ Plush Furniture & Bottle Service
  • Air Conditioned private VIP Lounge
  • Access to VIP bars
  • Air-conditioned VIP Bathrooms
  • Mix & Mingle w/ Talent
  • Private Artist Showcase
  • Private security and more!
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$400
  • VIP Admission
  • 2 Day Full Weekend Pass
  • Separate Express VIP Entrance
  • Access to Exclusive VIP Viewing Areas w/ Plush Furniture & Bottle Service
  • Air Conditioned private VIP Lounge
  • Access to VIP bars
  • Air-conditioned VIP Bathrooms
  • Mix & Mingle w/ Talent
  • Private Artist Showcase
  • Private security and more!
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$50
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GENErAL INFO
 
Have questions about the event? Check out our FAQs page here.

hotels
 
Traveling from out of town, or planning a mini in-town vacation, there are plenty of accommodations to suit your needs and budget. We recommend booking your stay as early as possible due to high demand during the holiday weekend.

transportation & parking
 

If this is your first visit to Atlanta, we recommend either renting a car, calling a taxi or Uber, or using MARTA to get to the festival site. Check out our transportation section for transportation options, parking info and directions.

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Location

Historic Old Fourth Ward Park & Masquerade Music Park

695 North Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

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