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Escapade Music Festival 2013 – Phase 1 DJ Lineup


If you haven’t taken notice of Escapade Music Festival yet, it’s about time you started. The two-day electronic music festival based in Ottawa over Canada Day weekend is celebrating their 4th anniversary this year, in what is to be sure, a big way! The 2013 edition of Escapade Music Festival will take place at the RA Center in Ottawa on June 29th and June 30th from 12:00pm (noon) to 12:00am (midnight) on both days. But it gets better. Those who buy a 2 -day weekend pass will also gain entry to a bonus 3rd day on July 1st where the one and only Tiësto will be headlining.

Today, we are please to announce that Escapade has released phase 1 of their DJ lineup, which includes:

  • Benny Benassi
  • Bingo Players
  • Markus Schulz
  • AN21 & Max Vangeli
  • Krewella
  • Chus + Ceballos
  • Rusko
  • Mark Knight
  • Arty
  • 3Lau
  • Candyland
  • Umek
  • Seven Lions
  • Ferry Corsten
  • Tiësto

With the first round of pre-sale tickets selling out quickly in February, general admission tickets will go on sale March 21st. At that time, festival goers will be able to purchase a weekend pass (which also allows access to the bonus 3rd day on July 1st), or single day passes for either June 29th or June 30th. The minimum age for admittance to the festival is 16 years of age, however, by Ontario law, alcohol can only be purchased on site by people 19 years of age or older.

Presented by DNA, previous installments of Escapade Music Festival have featured some of the biggest names in EDM including: Avicii, Afrojack, Eric Prydz, Alesso, Dada Life, Chuckie, Gareth Emery, Sander Van Doorn, Thomas Gold, Tommy Trash, Aly& Fila, Marcus Schossow, Max Graham, Ben Gold, Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Laidback Luke and Deadmau5.

The festival has also featured some of the best local talent, many of whom are native to Montreal, including: Omar El Gamal, Franco Fabi, Paris & Simo, Royce & Tan, Scott James, and Carl Muren, just to name a few.

Event page: Escapade Music Festival 2013 – RA Centre, Ottawa – June 29th – July 1st