DisDance Hosts The Chainsmokers
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SiriusXM's Virtual DisDance Festival: Major Lazer, Kygo, Marshmello, Steve Aoki, Tiësto & Many More
SiriusXM have announced a stacked linuep for their first-ever Virtual DisDance Festival, set to broadcast on its BPM Channel May 22-24 and benefitting MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund.
DisDance will feature new live DJ sets from the artists’ homes, including headlining performances by Afrojack, Alesso, Armin van Buuren, Deadmau5, Kaskade, Kygo, Love Regenerator (Calvin Harris), Major Lazer, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Tiësto and more. While The Chainsmokers are currently on a musical hiatus, they are on board as festival hosts.
“We’re thrilled to be providing a top-notch line up of some of the biggest names in Dance music in our first-ever Virtual DisDance Festival. The virtual event will bring the festival experience to life and entertain Dance music fans nationwide with original performances and appearances they won't want to miss," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM. “Our listeners can continue to count on SiriusXM to keep them close to their favorite artists and to deliver great exclusive, original, and entertaining content. Our Virtual DisDance Festival is no exception."
SiriusXM's DisDance will benefit the COVID-19 Releif Fund established by the Recording Academy and MusiCares to help music creators and professionals affected by the Coronavirus crisis. Thanks to support from various artists, organizations and charites, the fund has raised over $10 million so far, but much more is needed.
The three-day broadcast will also feature DJ sets from artists including Above & Beyond, Gryffin, Krewella, Nicky Romero and many more, plus an Avicii set from 2011 from an exclusive SiriusXM event, which will air on Saturday, May 23 at 5:00 pm ET. Listeners can tune in on BPM channel 51 of their SiriusXM radios and on the SiriusXM app and connected devices as part of SiriusXM’s free streaming access period through May 31. For more information and to start listening, visit: SiriusXM.com/streamfree. Select sets from the festival will replay on Monday, May 25.
For a full list of performers and set times, visit the festival website.
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