Solid Events & Electric Escape presents,
TRUE NORTH MUSIC FESTIVAL
Sunday, May 21, 2017
05:00 PM — 02:00 AM
at International Centre — Arrow Hall 5
(6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON)
All Ages with 19+ Licensed Area
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Solid Events (Vancouver), the team behind Vancouver's Doom's Night, Solid NYE and Insomnia, and Electric Escape (Toronto), the creators of Canada's largest trance shows, Escape 138 and Escape Together, proudly present Toronto's largest Victoria Day Long Weekend event, the TRUE NORTH Music Festival.
Held inside the walls of the massive Arrow Hall at the International Centre just outside Toronto, and the previous concert home of electronic music legends such as Daft Punk (2007), Tiesto (2009) and Hardwell (2014), the time has come for another major celebration of electronic dance music culture in the GTA. Come experience state-of-the-art sound, lighting and visuals alongside over ten thousand people inside Arrow Hall.
The inaugural edition of TRUE NORTH will be comprised of TWO stages and will feature over TWELVE international acts in addition to some of Canada's top local artists over the course of a full day (5pm until 2am). We've carefully selected the lineup of some of the top artists in the global electronic dance music scene and have covered these major genres: Bass, Dubstep, Hardstyle, House (big room, electro, future & progressive) Trance (progressive, psy, tech & uplifting) and Trap
THE FULL LINEUP!!!
+++ MAIN STAGE +++
// DASH BERLIN //
Ranked #17 on the DJ Mag Top 100 (2016)
IDMA award-winning Dash Berlin has cultivated a global following, consistently ranking high in the DJ Mag Top 100.
Playing a 2 (two) Hour Extended Set
Labels: Armada, Aropa, Revealed
// DATSIK //
Currently on a sold-out North American tour
One half of Ephwurd
Labels: Firepower Records, Rottun Recordings, EX 7, Smog Recordings, Dim Mak Records, Last Gang Records, Mad Decent, Spinnin Records, Ultra Music
// UMMET OZCAN //
Ranked #19 on the DJ Mag Top 100 (2016)
Ambitious genre-blender Ummet Ozcan returns to the Top 100 for his fourth year running after another white-knuckle year of international festivals, boundary-blurring productions and premiership collaborations.
Labels: Spinnin Records
// FIREBEATZ //
Ranked #77 on the DJ Mag Top 100 (2016)
They stormed into the music scene in 2008 and now theHolland based duo have swiftly merited a reputable and solid name for themselves. With smashing club tracks as Funky Shit, Where’s Your Head At, Dear New York, Helicopter & Guitar Track, theirschedule has been filled with world wide bookings.
Labels: Spinning Records, Revealed, Doorn Records, Musical Freedom
// MOTI //
MOTi frequently releases singles on Spinnin Records and Tiësto's Musical Freedom label, and he has collaborated with artists such as Tiësto, Major Lazer, and Dzeko & Torres. His 2014 collaboration with Martin Garrix, Virus (How Bout Now) reached No. 27 on the Dutch Single Top 100. Frequently on tour, MOTi has performed at major festivals such as Amsterdam Dance Event, Creamfield UK, Nocturnal Wonderland, and Tomorrowland.
Labels: Wall Records
// DAIJO //
Making his Toronto debut, one of Canada's most talented producers from Vancouver,BC. Ready to step into the spotlight his philosophy remains pure: Shape songs from the heart, create sounds from within and touch people with timeless music.
// DEECEE //
One of Toronto's upcoming artists was a former resident of the Hoxton and from the Embrace Presents stable of DJs
Electric Escape's resident DJ
// TOFû //
Breaking into the scene with his unique sound, Tofû is an artist to keep an eye on as he makes his Toronto debut. Backed by the likes of Vanic, ARMNHMR, Lucian, and many more, it's hard to put the Tofû vibes into words — you'll just have to see (or hear) for yourself.
+++ FUSION STAGE +++
(in alphabetical order)
// BEN NICKY //
One of the hottest exports from the U.K., Ben Nicky is selling out shows globally and one of the top Trance artists today.
Labels: Universal Nation, Vandit Recordings, Full On 140 Records, Who's Afraid of 138, Armada, Garuda, Head Fuck,
// CODE BLACK //
Australian producer Code Black has played events such as Defqon.1, Mysteryland, Tomorrowland, HardBass and Decibel, being estimated as one of the greatest talents Hardstyle has to offer.
Labels: WE R Music
// JIMMY CHOU //
Making his Toronto trance debut
Solid Events resident
Labels: Discover, Alter Ego, Antares Sound Records
// JORDAN SUCKLEY //
Jordan Suckley is most well known for consistently breaking through the ranks of established Dance Music chart-toppers around the world with his Trance tracks which have been championed by the genre's luminaries including Armin van Buuren and Aly & Fila.
Electric Escape debut
Labels: Armada, Black Hole Recordings, Damages Records
// KRFW //
The only curfew you want Deep sounds and we welcome KRFW onto the True North lineup with open-arms as Toronto's very own home-grown artists taking over the fusion decks.
Labels: BASSCVLT, The Noise Engine, GMafia Records
// MICHELE C (LIVE) //
Canadian Trance vocalist and songwriter
Labels: AVA Recordings, Ensis Records, In Trance We Trust, Flashover Recordings
// KUTSKI //
It’s very rare in this day and age to find pioneers who work hard day in day out to constantly push the boundaries of harder music. The true saviour of rave and master of the harder styles, Kutski aptly fits this title and is without a doubt the most exciting crossover talent to emerge from the UK in the past decade!
Labels: Freerange Muzik
// SOMNA //
Somna is the trance alias of award winning producer & engineer Benjamin Leung
Label co-owner of AVA Recordings
Labels: AVA Recordings, Armada, Black Hole Recordings
// SUPER 8 & TAB //
Super8 & Tab are a Finnish trance music duo of producers and DJs from Finland named Miika Eloranta (Super8) and Janne Mansnerus (DJ Tab).
Labels: Anjunabeats, Armada
**** WE ARE THE TRUE NORTH ****
❂ TICKETS PRICING: ❂
EARLY BIRD — SOLD OUT
STUDENT PROMO (Student ID Req) — $49.99
TIER 2 — $89.99
FINAL TIER — $99.99
VIP — $129.99 (Quick Entry + Gift)
❂ TICKETS AVAILABLE: ❂
❂ OFFICIAL RETAIL STORES: ❂
Chronic Ink (Midtown Toronto)
252 Eglinton Ave East
Toronto, ON M4P 1K2
Chronic Ink (Markham / GTA)
7381 Kennedy Rd Unit 105
Markham, ON L3R 5B5
Play De Record (Downtown Toronto)
411 Spadina Ave
Toronto ON M5T 2G6
Exclusive Image Studio (H.K. Hair Design storefront) (Uptown — Markham)
9418 Markham Road (Highway 48)
❂ HARDCOPIES TICKETS AVAILABLE: ❂
Downtown Toronto: Mike Kwok
Markham/Richmond Hill: Derek Andrew Chen
Scarborough/North York: Jian Rio
GTA: Jackie Huang
Or contact one of our local promoters for tickets as well.
Feel free to email us for additional information.
❂ VENUE ❂
6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON
HOW DO YOU GET TO THE VENUE (International Centre — 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON)
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— ONLY 30 MINUTES DRIVE from downtown Toronto
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