The producers of the Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival are proud to produce the Montreal's first free EDM festival - Bud Light VILLA PARADIZO — the first free electronic dance music festival on Crescent Street!

MONTREAL, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - On September 5th and 6th, 2014, between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m., on Montreal's Crescent Street, Bud Light will present Villa Paradizo, the first free, outdoor electronic dance music festival in Quebec. Come listen and dance to the best and latest electronic music mixed and produced by Canadian talent and international DJs.

Globe trotting DJs from Montreal and the surrounding areas will share the stage with in-demand international DJs like MAKJ (Friday's Headliner), who collaborated with Hardwell on the hit "Countdown," not to mention his recently sold out European tour; Robbie Rivera (Friday Co-Headliner), founder of Juicy Music and influential House music producer and collaborator; DJ BL3ND (Saturday Headliner), popular for his hard hitting beats and famous mask, he is a world wide sensation with more than 4.4 million Facebook fans; Marco V (Saturday Co-Headliner), the sought after remixer who has worked with Madonna and 50 Cent, and who continues to create his inimitable sound.

"We're very happy to promote this first edition of Villa Paradizo. We firmly believe that this event will become a must-do in Montreal, and that our popularity will grow from year to year. This will also allow audiences to discover local talent, over the years, as well as enjoy performances by international DJs," said Brian Fogt, president of BBF Promotions and Events.

"Bud Light is thrilled to bring together international and local DJs to provide audiences with and an unforgettable experience, said Todd Allen, director Bud Light Canada. As a huge champion of EDM in Canada, we are proud that Bud Light Villa Paradizo is showcasing internation acts alongside talent from Montreal and its surrounding areas...and admission is free!"

Our  home-grown talent includes BYNON, DJ and producer, whose musical success has made him a top Canadian act. Domeno is the spokesperson for the first edition of the Festival.  Influenced by a European House style, he is known in Montreal's hotspots for his intensity and musical talent. His latest hit, "Science", under Hardwell's Revealed Recordings label, was released after his popular tune, "Titan". Canadian talent who will be featured at the festival also include Ariyan, Carl Müren, Kofax, Spaz, Lex & Wood, FrathouseMusic, Mike Robia, Regoton, Stone House, and Tizi.

Bud Light is a proud partner of Villa Paradizo, and one of the greatest supporters of EDM in North America. They believe in supporting local artists and festivals that can bring audiences enjoyment. Bud Light is especially proud of presenting a free festival on Crescent Street with such an incredible lineup of DJs.

Starting at 11 a.m on Friday September 5,  the festival, in the heart of downtown Montreal, will open its doors to everyone. On each day of the festival, there will be a contest for the first 20 people who show up at the site on September 5th and 6th and who identify themselves on Facebook as being at the event between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. These attendees will be able to get the EDM kit, which includes everything needed for an awesome EDM experience.

This is only the beginning for this outdoor festival, and the producers promise to make this event a memorable one that will be repeated next year. 80,000 to 100,000 people are expected in two days, and the Crescent Street merchants are enthusiastic about this new project.  Some proud partners for this year are Moog Audio, Lacoste and Speed Stick Gear.

Crescent Street keeps up the tradition of night life in Montreal by hosting this first free outdoor EDM Festival September 5th and 6th. 

Festival schedule

Friday September 5th

11AM - 12:30PM: Stone House
12:30PM - 2PM: Mike Robia
2PM - 3:30PM: Lex & Wood
3:30PM - 5PM: Kofax AKA King Louis
5PM - 6:30PM: Ariyan
6:30PM - 8PM: BYNON
8PM - 9:30PM: Robbie Riviera
9:30PM - 11PM: MAKJ

Saturday September 6th

11AM - 12:30PM: TIZI
12:30PM - 2PM: REGOTON
3:30PM - 5PM: SPAZ
5PM - 6:30PM: Carl Müren
6:30PM - 8PM: DOMENO
8PM - 9:30PM: MARCO.V
9:30PM - 11PM: Dj BL3ND

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