AUGUST 4TH AND 5TH, 2012 AT DOWNSVIEW PARK, TORONTO
DEADMAU5 AND AVICII TO HEADLINE THE BIGGEST ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL IN CANADA
TORONTO, April 23, 2012 /CNW/ - INK Entertainment, Canada's premiere hospitality and entertainment company heats up the 2012 summer music season with VELD Music Festival. Featuring an unprecedented, globally acclaimed musical line-up, VELD will touch down in Toronto at Downsview Park on August 4th and 5th, 2012. Fans of a wide range of electronic music and talent can expect to revel in the DJ sets of today's biggest names, rain or shine. Over the course of two days and spanning across two stages, the all-ages festival will feature a 19+ VIP area for 3000 guests, complete with bar, washroom facilities, priority parking and fast access. Collaborating with the biggest stars and labels in EDM, VELD is the culmination of the world's top talent and show producers, all ready to redefine and eclipse festival-goers' expectations.
Enhanced by an ideal open setting, Downsview Park will host fans while providing the optimal festival environment. Conveniently located to a variety of public transit routes and Downsview Subway Station, the park is equipped with a variety of amenities such as concessions and parking to amplify a comfortable festival experience.
VELD tickets will be made available for public purchase online, at 10 AM EST, on April 26th, 2012 and will provide access for the two days. Fans can receive exclusive pre-sale, front-of-the-line access for ticket purchase through signing up on Facebook and Twitter. A limited block of 1000 General Admission tickets will be available at $69.50, followed by a block of 4000 tickets to be released at $89.50, and third block of 5000 tickets to be released at $129.50 (all plus tax + service charge). The first 1000 VIP tickets will be available at $199.50 and a second batch of 1000 VIP tickets will be $299.50 (both plus tax + service charge). VIP tickets are limited to just 3000 units and all ticket holders must be 19 years or older. Additional General Admission and VIP tickets will be released, though fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets early for preferential pricing. Tickets are available at inktickets.com, veldmusicfestival.com. Tickets will be available at authorized retail outlets throughout Toronto, at a later date. VELD Music Festival will engage fans through its social media channels, providing the public with updates, news, photos and artist mixes, leading up to and post festival.
Renowned for exceptional entertainment and hospitality, INK Entertainment is excited to bring together a roster of world-class talent, industry and festival production in one place, under one dynamic brand. VELD Music Festival promises to be the electronic music highlight of the year, and is looking forward to solidifying Canada as a cultural music mecca for the masses.
|SATURDAY AUGUST 4th, 2012|
| VELD MAIN STAGE
| GUVERNMENT TENT
|SUNDAY AUGUST 5th, 2012|
| VELD MAIN STAGE
MAX VANGELI & AN21
DARTH & VADER
MANZONE & STRONG
| GUVERNMENT TENT
ALY & FILA
Tickets: 1 - 1,000 - $69.50 + (Tax + Service Charge)
Tickets: 1,001 - 5,000 - $89.50 + (Tax + Service Charge)
Tickets: 5,001 - 10,000 - $129.50 + (Tax + Service Charge)
Tickets: 10,001+ - TBC
VIP - MUST BE 19 Years or Older - Limited to 3,000 tickets
Tickets: 1 - 1,000 - $199.50 + (Tax + Service Charge)
Tickets: 1,001 - 2,000 - $299.50 + (Tax + Service Charge)
Tickets: 2,001 - 3,000- TBC
The VIP package includes the following:
- Dedicated VIP Parking
- Priority Entry
- Charging Station
- Access to a private area with separate VIP only washrooms & bar
- YOU MUST BE 19+ FOR ACCESS TO THE VIP AND ITS PACKAGES
Authorized VELD Music Festival Ticket Sellers - More ticket outlets to be announced soon.
For more information please visit: www.veldmusicfestival.com
About INK Entertainment:
INK Entertainment sets the trend in social style, hospitality and entertainment with A-list talent, world-class music and sound, forward design, mouth-watering food and a diverse clientele that includes celebrities, musicians, artists, professionals and corporate partners alike. Headquartered in Toronto, INK is the parent company of some of the most successful complexes in the entertainment and hospitality industry. Helmed by nightlife innovator Charles Khabouth, INK attracts enthusiasts from all over the world to enjoy the best entertainment and hospitality has to offer. INK currently owns and operates Toronto's longstanding Guvernment and Koolhaus Entertainment Complex, This is London Nightclub, Dragonfly Nightclub on Niagara Fallsview Casino grounds, Cube - a nightclub in the heart of Toronto's Fashion District and La Société, a Parisian-style bistro. INK in partnership with the Liberty Entertainment Group, is the parent company of Tattoo Rock Parlour - Canada's only trendy rock bar and tattoo shop combined and Spice Route, King West's Asian bistro-bar. Their partnership has since grown to include The Coral Gables, a country club located in south Miami, Florida. Committed to developing all areas of the scene in Toronto, INK has teamed up with Lifetime Developments to further expand its foray in the hospitality industry with the launch of Bisha Hotel & Residences, the newest private label hotel and residence brand to originate in this city since The Four Seasons in the 1960s. With several projects on the horizon in 2012 and 2013, INK will continue to make its mark on Toronto and the industry. For more information, visit www.ink-00.com or connect with on us on Facebook and Twitter.
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For further information:
Melissa Leshem - INK Entertainment
T: 416.869.9444 ext. 240