Lights Out Festival Announces Inaugural Event in Miami
LIGHTS OUT FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL ONE-DAY EVENT IN WYNWOOD ARTS DISTRICT OF MIAMI, JULY 21, 2012
Performers Include Felix Da Housecat, RJD2, Felix Cartal, Run DMT, DJ Icey, Lucky Date, Alex Kenji, Crizzly, Helicopter Showdown, Seven Lions and Many More!
$35 General Admission Tickets Now On Sale
Miami, FL (June 25, 2012) – Lights Out Festival, a one-day audio-visual playground helmed by Dementia Events, debuts with a breakthrough roster of both established and up-and-coming electronic artists, set to bounce eclectic beats through Soho Studios at the Wynwood Convention Center on July 21, 2012, from noon to 2 a.m. Anticipating a mix of 30+ national and local acts, the announced performer lineup at the two-stage, indoor-outdoor venue includes: Felix Da Housecat; RJD2; Felix Cartal; Run DMT; DJ Icey; Lucky Date; Alex Kenji; Crizzly; DJ Blend; Brass Knuckles; Helicopter Showdown; Seven Lions; Crespo; Eran Hersh & Darmon; Tyler Sherritt; The Digital Breed and VJ Psyberpixie. In addition, the big Lights Out Festival debut will be hosted by none other than Damian Pinto, the official voice of UMF.
Located in Wynwood, a booming mecca of originality and expression, Lights Out Festival will utilize the extensive, 70,000-square-foot lot at Soho Studios to infuse the venue with progressive tunes, stunning visual spectacles, unique live art installations and additional exhibits representative of Miami’s energetic counterculture. With plenty of dancing room to occupy, attendees will be able to travel between two stages. Led by Hypnotic Productions, the main stage will reside indoors, featuring Lights Out Festival’s more prominent acts, while the outdoor stage will serve as a Dementia Events tribute to Miami’s local, climbing acts. In addition to the open-air structure, the 13,050-square-foot al fresco space will be transformed into a vendor market, complete with local merchandisers, a full food court and a premium bar area.
Tickets for Lights Out Festival are now on sale and are available for online purchase at lightsoutfestival.com. General admission tickets are accessible for patrons age 16+, and start at $35, with a price increase in place every two weeks leading up to July 21, 2012. VIP tickets are priced at $70 for attendees 21+, and will include a VIP laminate, an elevated viewing experience, a VIP entrance, private, air-conditioned bathrooms and exclusive wait and bar service. Depending on availability, tickets can be purchased at the door. A percentage of ticket sales will benefit local music programs and Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
About Lights Out Festival
Lights Out Festival was created by a team of dedicated music lovers to bring the best elements of the underground scene above ground. It is the first initiative in an intended series of electronic music festivals set to take place seasonally, and around the country. Dementia Events has a strong passion for giving back to the community, and plans to make regular contributions to every future host city of Lights Out Festival, starting with Miami.
About Dementia Events
Dementia Events is a Miami-based operation formed by young entrepreneurs Jeremy Carpenter and Jeremie Akiba. The duo first united in an effort to bring regular, affordable, music showcases to Miami’s electronic music scene. Lights Out Music Festival is the first venture of its kind for Dementia Events, whose mission remains the marriage of state-of-the-art music with groundbreaking lighting, to produce ultimate audio-visual entertainment. Dementia Events has a strong values system on philanthropy, and pledges to carry out its mission of donating five percent of event proceeds to local music programs and public school systems.
About Soho Studios at the Wynwood Convention Center
The most elaborate event space of its kind, Soho Studios is located in the heart of Wynwood, Miami’s established arts community. Hosting 70,000 square feet of versatile indoor-outdoor space, Soho Studios is an ideal venue for large-scale, production-heavy events of any kind. Soho Studios is located at 2136 N.W. 1st Ave. in Wynwood. For more information, visit sohostudiosmiami.com, or call 305-600-4785.
Lights Out Festival is produced and hosted by Dementia Events. Visit lightsoutfestival.com for the most up-to-date information on ticketing, lineup announcements and scheduled set times.