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Osheaga 2013 line up announced

After having fun by dropping hints via its social networks, OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival presented by Virgin Mobile is proud to announce the lineup for the festival’s 2013 edition which will take place from August 2nd to 4th at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal.

Headliners include Mumford & Sons, who recently won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year; legendary New Wave-era English bands The Cure and New Order; folk act The Lumineers; as well as hip-hop sensations Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

Now in its 8th year, Virgin Mobile presents OSHEAGA Festival has welcomed more than 400,000 fans and presented more than 600 bands since its creation. Having been sold out for the first time last year, OSHEAGA will once again offer local and travelling music lovers an exceptional experience this year thanks to great artists, an amazing atmosphere and all the energy of Montreal during summertime.

Festival passes (3 days) for Virgin Mobile presents OSHEAGA 2013 will go on sale on Friday, March 15th at noon. If availability allows it, single day tickets will go on sale later. An exclusive presale will be offered to Virgin Mobile Members as of 9 am on March 13th.

Virgin Mobile Members who want to get in on the presale can head to Members will also have the opportunity to win exclusive experiences including front of the line bypass, access to the VIP Members Lounge, backstage tours, artist meet and greets and more. Follow @virginmobilecan on Twitter for ongoing updates.

New this year, the Osheaga Experience notably gives access to a dedicated viewing area at the 2 main stages and to the Experience Lounge, where festivalgoers will be able to enjoy a catered dinner and a private bar as well as golf cart transportation from the main stages to the Lounge.

FESTIVAL PASSES (3 DAYS) (including taxes and service fees):
– General Admission Festival Passes: $235
– Reserved Seating Festival Passes: $395
– General Admission Experience Passes: $740.94
– Reserved Seating Experience Passes: $1159.45

In 2012, the Osheaga Festival presented by Virgin Mobile introduced the Osheaga Hotel – a low-cost, high quality hotel reserved exclusively for fans of the festival. With strong demand from festivalgoers, the Osheaga Hotel sold out in less than 48 hours. In 2013, we are proud to announce that the Osheaga Hotel has grown to meet the needs of our fans. Now known as Osheaga Accommodations, we have added two more properties for Osheaga fans to call home during their stay in Montreal.

Our 2013 offerings are the Maison d’Aga, the Maison d’Oshee and the Chateau Marmotte. Located in McGill University student residences, all three properties were formerly prestigious hotels (Sheraton, Marriott and Renaissance) and are located in downtown Montreal just 15 minutes by metro from the festival site. Official Osheaga Accommodations guests will be entered to win exclusive prizes such as meet and greets with Osheaga artists as well as backstage tours which will include a meal from Chuck Hughes’ famous catering tent. Please note that all Osheaga Official Accommodations guests must be at least 18 years of age – minors will not be permitted entry.

Also new this year, Osheaga offers travel packages including accomodations at Centre Sheraton Montreal and Marriott Château Champlain. All packages includes 3 day festival passes, exclusive Osheaga water bottles and posters as well as the metro passes to get to the site. For more information on the travel packages visit .

Galaxie is bringing you the Osheaga channel on the Galaxie Mobile app. Listen to all the best music from the artists performing at the 2013 edition of Osheaga. There is no better lead up to the festival than this. The channel will be available as of Wednesday, March 13th at 10am.

Stream the 100 commercial-free Galaxie channels on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad or Android device. The Galaxie Mobile app offers a 7-day free trial and can be downloaded through the Apple App Store or from Google Play. For more information visit

This year, the AIR MILES Reward Program comes on board as an official sponsor and will be offering Collectors the ability to redeem AIR MILES reward miles for 3-day festival passes. AIR MILES will also be hosting exclusive upcoming events and contests for OSHEAGA fans. Stay tuned to for more information as it becomes available.

OSHEAGA will announce more bands and the daily lineup soon. More news on OSHEAGA Arts and Osheaga + MEG Pro industry gathering (formerly MMOI) will also be announced shortly.

Please note that OSHEAGA will present several shows at the Esplanade du centenaire du Canal Lachine before the festival: Of Monsters and Men with Half Moon Run on May 24, The XX with Grizzly Bear on June 7, The National with The Barr Brothers on June 13, and The Tragically Hip with Sam Roberts Band and Rural Alberta Advantage on June 22.

OSHEAGA will also host a SXSW showcase on March 16, with performances by Folly & The Hunter, Humans, Valleys, Half Moon Run, Lisa Leblanc and Plaster.

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Since 2006, the Osheaga Music and Arts festival has established itself as the most important festival of its genre in Canada. With its numerous outdoor stages located at parc Jean-Drapeau on Montreal’s Saint Helen’s Island, Osheaga attracted 120 000 music lovers from North America and Europe last year. A huge celebration dedicated to music and visual arts, Osheaga has given itself the objective of discovering local and national emerging talent offering them the opportunity to play alongside some of the biggest international artists in the business including: Coldplay, The Killers, Iggy & The Stooges, Sonic Youth, The Roots, Rufus Wainwright, Arcade Fire, Weezer et Eminem. Over the course of several days, approximately 100 bands will take to the various stages at parc Jean-Drapeau and across the city in the festive ambiance that only a Montreal summer can provide. Osheaga also holds a series of concerts and exhibitions in several locations around the city during the week leading up to the main event. For its eighth edition, the Osheaga Music and Arts festival, presented by Virgin Mobile, promises an exhilarating experience with, among others: The Cure, Mumford & Sons and Phoenix.

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Tour Dates

Baauer and Danny Brown announce Worst of Both Worlds tour dates



Brazen Detroit rapper Danny Brown will team up with New York producer Baauer for a string of dates this April dubbed “The Worst of Both Worlds” around their respective appearances at this year’s Coachella Festival. Baauer, the man behind the current Billboard number 1 hit “Harlem Shake”, has turned the party up across the world with his hip-hop influenced take on dance music. Fool’s Gold artist Danny has been hard at work finishing up Old, his follow-up to, XXX, the lauded 2011 record that help land him on the covers of XXL, The Fader and Wax Poetics, along with a coast-to-coast fall tour that had him performing along with fell 2012 standouts A$AP Rocky and Schoolboy Q. “The Worst of Both Worlds” kicks off April 9th in Houston, and runs through both weekends of Coachella.



Apr 9 Houston, TX Fitzgeralds

Apr 10 Dallas, TX Tree’s

Apr 11 Austin, TX Emo’s East

Apr 13 Indio, CA Coachella

Apr 14 Tucson, AZ Congress Theater

Apr 15 Tempe, AZ Club Red

Apr 17 San Francisco, CA The Independent

Apr 18 Santa Barbara, CA Casa De La Raza

Apr 20 Indio, CA Coachella

Press Releases

Lights All Night Announce Final Lineup

Lights All Night Announce Final Lineup!

Krewella, Tritonal, Baauer, Herobust, Local Acts and More Added to The Lineup!

Tickets Available via

New Artists Will Join: Tiësto, Avicii, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, Axwell, Ghostland Observatory, Diplo, Flux Pavilion, Nero dj set, Alesso, Zeds Dead, A-Trak, Sander Van Doorn, Markus Schulz, Zedd, Madeon

And Many More!

“Everything’s bigger in Texas, including blowout New Year’s Eve Party Lights All Night” – Spin Magazine

“It’s all about the freedom, the freedom to express yourself, sartorially while you fervently dance away your worries.” – Dallas Morning News

“What better way is there to see 2013 than being at a festival that features some of the biggest artists from around the world including Tiësto, Avicii, Calvin Harris and Diplo?” – Mix Magazine

With Dallas’ annual electronic festival on the horizon, Lights All Night is pleased to announce its final lineup for the three-day event. Taking place in Dallas, TX on Dec. 29-31st in Fair Park, LAN’s lineup has expanded to include 30+ new artists. EDM rising stars Baauer, Herobust, Tritonal, Krewella, and more will play side-by-side with Tiësto, Avicii, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, Axwell, Diplo, Ghostland Observatory, Flux Pavilion, and more. Watch the new trailer for the festival HERE.

The festival is also happy to announce the addition of local heroes Bobby Duque, Andrew Parsons, Jay Fresh, and Skrause — adding more Texas acts to the LAN’s bill.

Three-day general admission passes can be purchased for $185, and single-day general admission tickets are available for an introductory rate of $79 for a limited time at Lights All Night also boasts robust VIP accommodations. Entry-level VIP packages include express entrance to the festival, access to exclusive viewing from the main and second stages, entry to the VIP lounge, and more. Fans can also purchase Platinum VIP packages that include access to all VIP amenities, entrance to an exclusive elevated viewing area at the main stage, waitress service, a platinum only Green Room with open bar and private bathroom, a platinum concierge and more.

Travel packages are available at all ticket levels and include a stay at the Hotel Indigo Dallas Downtown, transportation to the festival, and more. More info on all levels of ticketing can be found at the newly revamped

With premier electronic artists, state-of-the-art production, dynamic lightshows, live dancers, and art installations, Lights All Night will once again serve as the destination New Years Eve event for electronic music fans across the country.

Lights All Night Initial Announcement 2012

(New Acts in Bold)


12th Planet


Adventure Club




Alvin Risk

Andrew Parsons


At Dawn We Rage






Bingo Players

Black Market Pharmacy


Bobby Duque

Break Science


Calvin Harris

Cookie Monsta

Coyote Kisses


De La Vaughan




Feed Me


Flux Pavilion



Gareth Emery

Ghostland Observatory





Jay Fresh

Joe Vega


Keys N Krates

LA Riots


Markus Schulz

Mikey Rodge


Mord Fustang

Nero DJ Set


Nobody Beats the Drum

Omar Miza

Otto Knows

Paul Basic


Play N Skills


Raging Pandas


Rhythm Monks

Sander Van Doorn


Space Jesus



Tommy Trash



White Panda

Wick-it The Instigator

Wish FM



Zeds Dead

About Highland Entertainment
A Dallas, TX based international production/promotions company. Highland is the creator and producer of the Lights All Night Electronic Dance Music Festival brand. Voted to the Empact 100 list of top US companies run by 30 year old and under entrepreneurs in 2012.

About MCP Presents
A production, promotion and management company based out of Denver, CO. MCP Presents is an industry leader in the international electronic music scene with over 10 years of festival promotion experience. MCP produces world-class events such as Camp Bisco, CounterPoint, The Buku Project, and Lights All Night.