Who knew it could happen? Break out the glow sticks, kids. Identity Festival, touted as the "first-ever touring electronic ONLY music
festival," is coming to Orange County. The festival has stops at 20 major outdoor amphitheatres throughout North America in August and September. The one-day event will be at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine on Sept. 4.
Biscuits, Pretty Lights, Kaskade, DJ Shadow, Steve Aoki, and Avicii are headlining
the inaugural bill, which include The Crystal Method,
Modeselektor, Booka Shade, Nero, Pete Tong, Erol Alkan, and Holy Ghost!.
out the lineup are Skrillex, Chuckie, Datsik, N.E.R.D.'s Chad Hugo,
Aeroplane, LA Riots, Doorly, Nervo, White Shadow, Jessie and the Toys,
and The Eyes.
Early bird tickets will go on sale from May 20 to 22 via idfestival.com.
Skrillex will be
making a one-show appearance only; Avicii, Pete Tong, and Modeselektor will also be playing a limited
amount of shows. Organizers have promised more acts will be announced in the near future.