EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- Justice, Knife Party, Major Lazer, Nicky Romero, Sub Focus, Solomun, et al.
The complete program for XO Live, formerly Extrema Outdoor, has just been announced. This year Extrema offers a strikingly daring, broad line-up boasting many live-shows, exclusive artists and tomorrow's talents. Amongst others Justice, Knife Party, Major Lazer, Nicky Romero, Dada Life, Sub Focus, Solomun and Duke Dumont grace the impressive roster. Saturday, July 13 marks the 18th edition for Extrema Outdoor at Aquabest beach.
Some artists have again decided to give their only, exclusive Dutch performance at XO Live this summer, like world famous Frenchmen Justice and also Knife Party. Likewise, the spectacular live performances by Sub Focus and Modestep can only be experienced at XO Live. Additionally, Dutch dance legend Joost van Bellen celebrates the 10 year anniversary of his Rauw concept with a one-of-a-kind dj performance built around said anniversary. Digitalism even opens the Quartz Arena with an opening show created especially for XO Live.
Berlin tech house collective and record label Innervisions will helm a five hour block with exclusive live and dj performances by label bosses Henrik Schwarz, Âme and Dixon, amongst others supported by guitarists and singer/songwriter Ry. Also Dutch star Alain Clark will be present with a one-off show together with soul singer Berget Lewis, electronic music group Hardsoul and even a twelve piece gospel choir.
XO Live focuses even more attention on live performances this year. Besides the aforementioned artists, Eva Simons will take a break from her tour with pop diva Beyoncé for her first ever performance at a dance festival. Techno duo Kollektiv Turmstrasse will also be playing live, on the new indoor main stage, the 'Emerald Dome'. A new area for deep, warm soulful house, tech house and techno by the likes of Solomun and Karotte. The focus in the 'Quartz Arena' will be even more geared towards acts which feature rawer styles of music and shows with plenty of visual extravaganza, like Knife Party, Sub Focus, Porter Robinson and Diplo. Tickets XO Live: €59,-.
*Festival website: http://www.xofestival.nl
*Press kit XO Live: http://xofestival.nl/nl/info#press