Eric Prydz to Headline IDentity Festival this Summer

  Apr 24, 2012  
Eric Prydz to Headline IDentity Festival this Summer

In conjunction with his forthcoming Astralwerks release Eric Prydz Presents Pryda on May 22nd, Eric Prydz is excited to announce his first live dates in the U.S. since 2007 by joining the IDENTITY festival in 15 cities across the U.S. in July and August. The IDENTITY festival is North America’s first travelling electronic music festival and features the most cutting-edge acts in EDM presenting them in some of America’s most storied venues, arenas that were long reserved for rock bands.

A $25 All-In early-bird ticket special will be available for a limited time when tickets go on-sale April 24, 2012 here. A full list of cities and dates are listed below – tour stops include Boston, Atlanta, Miami, Dallas, San Francisco, San Diego, New Jersey, New York and more.

Astralwerks will be releasing two complete packages under the Pryda guise, Eric Prydz presents Pryda, on May 22nd.  These two products will be offered as both a single CD of rare, unreleased tracks AND a deluxe 3-CD set of those unreleased tracks plus a DJmixed retrospective of tracks originally released on Prydz’s acclaimed boutique label.  Preorder on iTunes today.

Of the deluxe 3-CD set, Disc 1 will be made up of new unreleased Pryda productions which some fans may have heard as works in progress (including “Shadows”, “Agag,Mighty Love” and “Allein”).   Discs 2 and 3 bring together many of the classic tracks from the Pryda catalogue, sequenced and mixed by Eric himself, and including some of his special re-edits. Pryda has become a genre-defining stable and is one of the most successful and influential dance labels in the world.  This compilation album rounds up an incredible chapter in Eric’s career so far, laying the foundations for the next exciting phase.

IDENTITY Tour Dates and Cities:

7/19     Cincinnati – Riverbend
7/20     Detroit – Phoenix Plaza
7/21     Toronto – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
7/26     Boston – Comcast Center
7/27     Washington DC – Jiffy Lube Live
7/28     Wantagh – Nixon at Jones Beach Theater
7/29     Camden – SBC or Pier
8/2       Atlanta – Aarons Amphitheatre
8/3       Tampa – 1-800 Ask Gary Amphitheatre
8/4       Miami – Klipsch Amphitheatre at Bayfront
8/10     Dallas – Gexa Energy Pavilion
8/11     Houston – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
8/17     San Francisco – Shoreline Amphitheatre * Tickets on-sale 6/1
8/18     San Diego – Cricket Amphitheatre * Tickets on-sale 6/1
8/19     Phoenix – Pavilion Amphitheatre

Full IDENTITY line-up *:
Eric Prydz
Wolfgang Gartner
Paul Van Dyk
Porter Robinson
Bingo Players
Doctor P
+ More To Be Announced

* Check local listing for each city

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