Festival Preview: Elements Music and Arts Festival New York City

New York City: Get ready for the festival you don’t want to miss. August 12th and 13th, Elements Music and Art Festival  New York City plants its roots on the edges of the big apple and diverges. Bang On! NYC annually brings Elements to the aura of every festival guest. This year, Elements will bring you one eye-popping lineup including some of the current most heat streaking artists. GRIZ, Brodinski, and Damian Lazarus just to name a few shall excite New Yorkers for one snug summer weekend.


Awarding NYC for the past four years and now Lakewood, PA, Elements Music and Arts Festival brings the five elements earth/air/fire/water/the fifth element in musical form and fittingly naming their stages after. The east coast is in store for a secret NYC gem, sadly only given once a year. So be prepared to witness a variety of attractions inclusive of large-scale art installations, delicious food vendors, rides, interactive niceties, live performances and even a Pirate Ship.

                                                                    The Line-Up

“Our mission is to give you an unforgettable experience with every event we throw”. Bang On! NYC once stated. We as fans can only expect the festival where beauty and art combine and initiate one fierce eye orgasm upon you.

                                                           Saturday, August 12th

Rolling in big time, the “Good times roll” creator GRIZ, takes the Earth stage with a super fly grooved-out performance. The funk/soul electronic top dog never disappoints at throwing an amazing party. It has been an eventful and life changing year for GRIZ and we can’t wait to see what’s in store when this Detroit native makes his return to New York City. Native to New York, The Knocks are scheduled to present their electronic smarts and eclectic stylings to the Elements commemoration. One can easily say things are shaping up to be a very good start. Also joining the Saturday kick-off, Damian Lazarus the dance scenes bustling DJ brings the house vibes to the Zero Air Stage. Among the hefty talents is Kasbo, the indie electronic Swedish champ, Webster Hall residents HIYAWATHA and Alex English, and Canadian duo Tennyson.

                                                             Sunday, August 13th

Phase 2 of the weekend is bringing the dubstep house of Zeds Dead. The Toronto-based producers have taken their success on a fast paced electronic road and we are lucky to have them perform for New York’s outskirts. Get ready for Flying Lotus and his full stage production performance that you will be snapping your story and live videos too. House legend and DJ Award nominated Kerri Chandler has officially joined the urban merrymaking and will be gracing the Water Stage. Coming to you on the Fire Stage, Brodinski, the electronic hip-hop DJ/producer with all the future sounds you could ask for in his latest EP, Brain Disorder. The French rap producer and co-founder of dance label Bromance Records have taken his French electronics to ATL and now to NYC for one sunny Sunday afternoon. In addition, some artists set to perform are as followed,  English House DJ Chris LakeDJ Jazzy Jeff, and four-legged Techno house pair CamelPhat , just to name a few.




                                                                       The Venue

Elements will occupy a secret NYC industrial waterfront location to be announced. Features in DJ Mag and TimeOut magazine have fortified Elements Music and Art Festival to be one recommended proper summer festival. August 12th and 13th you have plans and it’s with Bang On! NYC’s dog days music and arts festival, Elements. 18 to enter 21 to drink but good vibes for everyone.

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Featured Image Photo Credit: Chris Lazzaro/Freedom Film LLC


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