The incredible bill consists of hugely successful electronic artists that have dominated music, radio and streaming charts across the globe. The artists featured in this year’s festival include Grammy, Billboard and ARIA Award winners who have performed on major international stages throughout the world, and at the most prestigious clubs and festivals.
Major Lazer was the first artist announced on Sunday, 12 July 2015 as one of the headlining acts this year. Major Lazer is arguably the biggest act in electronic music, and with their incredible track ‘Lean On’ receiving over 2.5 million streams on Spotify daily and achieving a #1 chart position in Australia, they are looking forward to bringing their energetic live show to Stereosonic this year.
Joining Major Lazer on the international line-up is Armin Van Buuren, Axwell^Ingrosso, DJ Snake, Duke Dumont (live), Galantis, Clean Bandit and more.
Armin van Buuren, the five-time winner of DJ Mag’s Top 100 artist DJ poll eagerly awaits his return to Australia, remarking, “I can’t wait to be back in one of the countries I love the most in the world! I’m really looking forward to seeing all my Australian fans again at Stereosonic!”
Billboard Award winning artist, DJ Snake has taken the world by storm in the last 18 months, with his track ‘Turn Down for What’. The Frenchman’s debut performance at Stereosonic last year has become legendary and he is planning his triumphant return, adding, “I’m excited to be coming back to Australia and play at Stereosonic. It’s always a good time.”
Australian artists joining the bill that have enjoyed local chart success and international recognition include; Peking Duk, MaRLo, What So Not, Will Sparks, Hot Dub Time Machine, Timmy Trumpet, Tigerlily, Generik, Slumberjack and Carmada.
The 2015 line-up has consciously been curated to meet the tastes of various types of electronic music fans, with the introduction of arenas to create genre specific environments. The arenas are – Stereo, Sonic, ATLANTIS, The Woods and Beatport. They will showcase acts from various genres including commercial, house, trap, bass, trance, electronica, techno and deep house music.
Stereosonic was recently awarded 2014 Favourite Touring Festival in Australia and will return to its original festival format this year with a jam-packed one-day event. Totem Onelove Group has ensured the ticket price is great value, starting at $129.95 (plus booking fee). The ‘Good Times Embassy' upgrade tickets (does not include Stereosonic ticket) are available for $60.00 (plus booking fee) and ' The Palms' VIP tickets will be priced at $280 (plus booking fee) and are only available in Sydney and Melbourne.
Stereosonic 2015 National Line-up (Arena by Arena)
Armin van Buuren
Axwell ^ Ingrosso
Major Lazer Live
Duke Dumont Live **
What So Not
Clean Bandit Live*
Emma Hewitt Live*
Special Guest Headhunterz
Claptone Immortal Live*
Hot Dub Time Machine
All artists will be appearing exclusively at Stereosonic Sydney.
There will be no sideshows for Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane.
** Not playing live in Brisbane
*Not playing in Adelaide
Sydney, Saturday November 28, Sydney Showground
Perth, Sunday November 29, Claremont Showground*
Melbourne, Saturday December 5, Melbourne Showgrounds
Adelaide, Saturday December 5, Bonython Park
Brisbane, Sunday December 6, Brisbane Showgrounds
*Subject to council approval
Stereosonic’s official ticketing partner in 2015 is Moshtix.
Tickets on sale now at www.moshtix.com.au/stereosonic