About the Festival
PARADISO FESTIVAL - The Largest Electronic Festival Ever In The Pacific Northwest - Takes Place On June 23rd At The Gorge In George, Washington
SEATTLE, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gorge Amphitheatre – recently called "America's most epic concert venue" by MTV Hive – prepares to host the largest Electronic dance music event ever staged in the Pacific Northwest, the first ever PARADISO FESTIVAL on June 23, 2012.
A joint venture between USC Events and Live Nation (NYSE: LYV), PARADISO features many of the top names in the world of Electronic music: AVICII, AFROJACK, ABOVE & BEYOND, KNIFE PARTY, EXCISION and over two dozen other artists including Craze, Digitalism (DJ set), Dillon Francis, Dodge & Fuski, Donald Glaude, Figure, Fury, Kill the Noise, LA Riots, Michael Woods, Nervo, R3hab, Skism, along with regional favorites.
"With the global explosion of the evolving dance music culture, it was a natural progression for us to bring that energy and excitement to the Gorge," Jeff Trisler, President of Live Nation Seattle, said of the new festival. "PARADISO is the next step for us in transforming the Gorge into a world class festival site."
Added Chad Anderson, President of USC Events, "To commemorate USC's 15 years of producing the best Electronic music throughout the Northwest, we wanted to do something not only big, but special. And for live music, there is no place more special than the Gorge. That's why we're so excited about PARADISO, and what we've created together with Live Nation."
The breathtaking natural beauty of the Gorge, state-of-the-art audio and video, larger-than-life amusement park rides, solstice-inspired theatrical performers and twelve hours of music on three stages ALL comes together on June 23 in an electronic paradise; an event unlike any other in the world.Paradiso Festival Line Up - 2013
Tiesto, Kaskade, Adam F, Adventure Club, Andy C, Armanni Reign, 3LAU, Borgore, Bro Safari, Calvertron, Caspa, Cazzette, Chris Lake, Christopher, Lawrence, Connor Cruise, Crizzly, Designer Drugs, Destructo, Dig-Dug, Dimitri Vegas, & Like Mike, Donald Glaude, Eric Prydz, Etc!Etc!, Feenixpawl, Figure, Flinch, Fury &, MC Dino, Gareth Emery, Gramatik, Headhunterz, Infected, Mushroom (live), Jacques Lu Cont, James Egbert, Jaytech, Kill The Noise, Lazy Rich, Liquid Stranger, Loadstar, Lucky Date, Luminox, Madeon, Markus Schulz, Michael Woods, Morgan Page, Mt Eden, Myon & Shane 54, NERVO, Noisia, Pegboard Nerds, Porter Robinson, Savoy (live), Schoolboy, Sound Remedy, Swanky Tunes, Tommy Trash, Trolley Snatcha, tyDi, Zeds DeadParadiso Festival Line Up - 2012
Avicii, Afrojack, Above & Beyond, Knife Party, Excision, Craze, Digitalism, Dillon Francis, Dodge & Fuski, Donald Glaude, Figure, Fury, Kill The Noise, LA Riots, Michael Woods, Nervo, Quintino, R3hab, Skism, Johnny Monsoon, DJ Dig-Dug, Hyperfunk, Sidestep, Allya, Kreeper & Myk, Aaron Simpson, James Renegade & Token, Kryspin, Wheelz, Pressha, Keano Martinez, E.N.D., Jimi Jaxon, Shauk, Como Se Va, Glitch & Swagga, JJ Salvador and more
DirectionsFrom Seattle, WA:
Take I-90 east and exit #143 Gorge Amphitheatre. Follow Amphitheatre signs approximately 6 miles.
* Approximate time from Seattle, Wa to The Gorge is 3 hoursFrom Spokane, WA:
Take I-90 west and exit #149 Gorge Amphitheatre. Follow Amphitheatre signs approximately 7 miles.
* Approximate time from Spokane, Wa to The Gorge is 3 hours.
From Quincy, WA:
Take Highway 281 south, Beverly-Burke Road, Gorge Amphitheatre. Follow Amphitheatre signs approximately 7 miles.
* Approximate time from Quincy, Wa to The Gorge is 25 minutes.From Portland, OR:
Take I-84 east, Hwy 97 north, I-90 east, exit #143. Follow Amphitheatre signs approximately 6 miles.
* Approximate time from Portland, OR to The Gorge is 5 hours.From Vancouver BC:
Take I-5 south to I-90 eastbound. Follow I-90 east to exit #143 Gorge Amphitheatre. Follow Amphitheatre signs approximately 6 miles.
* Approximate time from Vancouver, BC to The Gorge is 5 hours.