VELD announces 2017 lineup

By April 5, 2017 No Comments

Whoever said EDM was dead clearly didn't tell VELD's festival organizers. The Toronto music festival announced its 2017 lineup Tuesday, and it's as strong a bill as you can find for that genre – with a little trap and R&B thrown into the mix as well.

Topping this year’s lineup will be Atlanta rapper Future (who just released two straight #1 albums in February), Major Lazer and Tiësto.

Also playing the 2017 event will be some more hip hop fare like Migos (possibly the biggest rap group in North America – or at least the States – right now), Lil Uzi Vert (the guest rapper on Migos’ #1 smash “Bad and Boujee”) and Toronto’s own Tory Lanez.

On the EDM side of things, the festival has also booked Madeon, Borgore, Mark Knight, Tchami, Robin Schulz, W&W, Gareth Emery, and tech house heavyweight Nicole Moudaber among a host of others, with more artists still to be announced.

The 2017 VELD Music Festival will take place August 5 and 6 at Downsview Park in Toronto. Passes go on sale Thursday April 6 at 10 a.m. ET (though pre-sale is open as of today), with general admission passes going initially for $139.50 before getting bumped up to $149.50.

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