Inaugural Cityfox LIVE Festival at Avant Gardner on February 16
\Right now the dopest name in New York City nightlife is Cityfox. The New York City event purveyors are geniuses at crafting the most incredible house and techno events hosted at their incredible venues Avant Gardner and Brooklyn Mirage. Now the dynamic event brand is set to step up their production to another level as The Cityfox Experience presents the debut of Cityfox LIVE on Saturday, February 16.
From 10pm to 4:30am at East Williamsburg’s multi-room event complex, Avant Gardner this event will be the first of its kind concept to take place in Brooklyn. Cityfox will welcome leading live house and techno acts presenting a number of never before experienced live audiovisual sets, exclusive premieres and US debuts from Âme LIVE, Stephan Bodzin, Octave One, Giorgia Angiuli, Johannes Brecht, Rodriguez Jr. & Liset Alea present RJLA and more alongside two rare back-to-back sets with Mathew Jonson. Produced by Reynard Productions (the crew behind Cityfox), the new series will provide a platform designed to push the creative boundaries for both established and up and coming live artists, in what is certain to resonate with underground NYC tastemakers.
This event further underlines the fact that The Cityfox Experience is by far one of the boldest and most innovative event brands in the game. Taking over the multi-room venue, Cityfox is pleased to present a live audiovisual debut from Innervisions co-founder Âme LIVE (Frank Wiedemann) as well as welcoming back influential and live techno stalwart Stephan Bodzin for an exclusive audiovisual premiere. Fans can look forward to an exclusive audiovisual show from analog Detroit techno pioneers Octave One, two back-to-back sets featuring Canadian prodigy and Wagon Repair label head Mathew Jonson for two debut collaborations with Frank Wiedemann and Dandy Jack, as well as an improvised session in the Lost Circus with Giorgia Angiuli who is known for her unique approach that incorporates children’s music toys and her own vocals.
Other notable acts include classically-trained turned electronic music maestro Johannes Brecht for an audiovisual US debut, a one-off back-to-back set with cinematic techno producer Justin Marchacos for a special performance with Abe Duque and melodic techno duo Rodriguez Jr. & Liset Alea present RJLA for their first ever North America performance featuring live vocals. Adding to the trailblazing lineup are electro-pop duo John Tejada and Reggie Watts present Wajatta for their New York debut and Watergate resident Ruede Hagelstein who will be accompanied by live strings. Additional groundbreaking talent include 20-year-old prodigy Tim Engelhardt who will treat ticket holders to a special live set on analog equipment and VRIL who will present the US debut of his second album, ‘Anima Mundi.