Escapade Music Competition made its grand return to Ottawa’s TD Place Stadium June 24-26, additional cementing itself as one of the thrilling festivals in Canada’s capital.
After being postponed for 2 years in a row resulting from rules associated to COVID-19, Escapade Music Competition made positive it landed its official return in a greater than spectacular manner. Whereas the beloved Canadian fest happened on the Ottawa Baseball Stadium in September 2021, followers and attendees have been aching to return to TD Place Stadium for the anticipated summer time version.
And Escapade’s organizers made positive to ship.
Not solely did the Escapade workforce prolong the pageant to a few days with this yr’s version, however additionally they deliberate their largest lineup but. A slew of dance music’s most esteemed DJs and producers have been joined by a lot of younger, modern artists on the invoice.
Escapade Music Competition featured a formidable three phases, two of which have been positioned proper outdoors the TD Place Stadium. Its huge Mainstage included units by Misplaced Kings, Nicky Romero and Tiësto on the pageant’s first day earlier than ILLENIUM enchanted attendees with a sometimes explosive efficiency.
In the meantime, the Stadium Stage hosted bass-heavy DJ units by ATLiens, Ganja White Evening and two EDM.com Class members, Lucii and Ray Volpe, who have been included within the prestigious 2021 and 2022 lists, respectively. To not point out a riveting headline efficiency from the legendary deadmau5.
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The Trance Mainstage, alternatively, boasted euphoric performances from the likes of Cosmic Gate, Andrew Rayel and Markus Schulz in addition to progressive home luminary Audien, who took the decks for a particular trance set.
On Escapade’s second day, the Stadium Stage featured a takeover from Seven Lions’ Ophelia Information, with otherworldly units from Trivecta, Kill The Noise, Wooli, Mentioned The Sky, Seven Lions and extra.
Along with Lions’ solo set, the melodic bass pioneer teamed up with Kill The Noise for a particular B2B efficiency, which mesmerized attendees with hovering synths and devastating bass. The Trance Stage was the Home Get together Stage on that very same day, internet hosting units from GORDO, Solardo and Duke Dumont whereas the likes of Deorro, Alan Walker, Kaskade and DJ Snake took over the Mainstage.
Day Three wrapped up the pageant with a bang. Superstars equivalent to Sam Feldt, Don Diablo, Above & Past and Martin Garrix lit up the Mainstage with explosive performances whereas Spag Heddy, SVDDEN DEATH, SLANDER and Excision introduced their ruthless sounds to the Stadium Stage.
Lastly, the Home Get together stage featured a headlining efficiency by masked G-house star Malaa in addition to groovy DJ units from Dom Dolla, John Summit, Joel Corry and extra to tie a bow on a blue-ribbon pageant expertise.
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