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Monthly music festival returns to the Toronto Islands

Even though Bestival has abandoned the Toronto Islands for Woodbine Park this year, it'll still be easy to catch live music a short ferry ride away. This afternoon, Electric Island, the city's annual techno and deep house concert series, announced it's returning to Hanlan's Point on May 23 and will be hosting a number of shows up until the first weekend of September.

This year we'll see heavy-hitters like Sven Väth and Jamie Jones take the stage, so get excited.

Here's the full lineup:

  • Âme
  • Apollonia
  • andhim
  • Ben Klock VS Marcel Dettmann
  • Bicep
  • Black Coffee
  • Dixon
  • DJ Tennis
  • Fatima Yamaha
  • Get Real: Green Velvet & Claude VonStroke
  • Gui Boratto
  • Guy Gerber
  • Guy J
  • Jamie Jones
  • Job Jobse
  • Justin Martin
  • Loco Dice
  • Nicole Moudaber
  • Nitin
  • Paul Kalkbrenner
  • Sven Väth
  • Tale of Us
  • Aaron Santos VS Cosmic JD
  • Alberto Jossue
  • Borzoo
  • Brian Johnson
  • Butrous
  • Dirty Dale
  • Jamie Kidd
  • Jeff Button
  • Jonathan Rosa
  • Members Only
  • Nature of Music
  • Koki
  • Simon Jain
  • Sean Miller

Electic Island dates for 2016 include May 23, July 1, August 1, September 4-5. GA Early Bird season passes are already on sale and will run you $149.99+HST (or $179.99+HST if you want your ferry ride included).

Photo via Electric Island on Facebook.


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