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Carnage Announces Road Rave Drive-In Festival

Road Rave Arizona May 30

Phoenix, AZ – Carnage, Relentless Beats, and Medium Rare have partnered to announce North America’s first-ever drive-in festival of the COVID era, THE ROAD RAVE. The ROAD RAVE is set to make history on May 30th from 7-11pm in Phoenix, Arizona, featuring superstar DJ’s Carnage; Hulk Gang (4B & Valentino Khan); SayMyName; Dr Fresch b2b BIJOU, and Paz. [Editor’s note: see updated below about additional date]. With no plans for traditional live events in the foreseeable future, Carnage’s revolutionary concept blends a traditional drive-in movie with Carnage’s festival series RARE. This event, unlike a conventional drive-in movie, will bring a full festival main stage production to life while viewers can safely party from their parked vehicles. Capacity is limited to 500 cars, with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 people per vehicle. Rideshare vehicles and busses are not permitted at this time. Concessions will be available to order online with direct delivery to each vehicle. Masks are heavily encouraged to be worn at all times. Social distancing will be enforced with strict guidelines and restrictions on when attendees are allowed to safely leave their vehicles. In addition to providing a unique drive-in concert event for dance music fans, Carnage is going to donate a portion of the proceeds from the event and his forthcoming documentary to the ANF COVID-19 Relief Fund that provides assistance to vulnerable communities in Nicaragua during the coronavirus outbreak. Tickets are on sale now at www.TheRoadRave.com, starting at $45 for car passes. More information is available at TheRoadRave.com or by calling the official hotline at 480-900-1588. Visit www.relentlessbeats.com for the most up-to-date information on all Relentless Beats events. Stay connected on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RelentlessBeats and Facebook at www.facebook.com/RelentlessBeats.

Diamanté Anthony Blackmon is the American Dream. Diamanté grew up in Nicaragua and came to America at ten years old, speaking very little English. Diamanté grew into Carnage – one of the most dominant superstar artists in the world. From pioneering the Trap genre, massive collaborations, and festival appearances in the dance world, to gold records with Lil Pump, Migos, Steve Aoki, and Mac Miller, few artists are able to move between genres like Carnage. The Las Vegas-based artist established himself as the reigning champion of hard bass and trap music with early hits. He was later one of the first artists to transition electronic music into hip-hop, rap, and urban styles. Before launching his label Heavyweight Records in 2017, Carnage put out hit after hit such as “I Like Tuh” with ilovemakonnen, ‘Bricks’ with Migos, ‘Down for Me’ and ‘Guala’ with G-Eazy, ‘Homie’ with Meek Mill and Yung Thug, ‘Learn How to Watch’ with Mac Miller and MadeInTYO and ‘iShyne’ with Lil Pump. Carnage has toured the world over and been a main stage artist at the biggest international festivals, including Coachella, Lollapalooza, Ultra, EDC, and more! After taking a break from music and touring in 2018 to focus on his mental health, Carnage dove right back into it with his hits “Letting People Go,” and “Wait For Me” with G-Eazy and Wiz Khalifa. In partnership with the RAICES foundation, the music video for “Letting People Go” raised awareness for immigrants at the US / Mexico border and retraced Carnage’s families voyage into America, as covered by TIME and dozens of other outlets.

Update: Due to the increased demand of the May 30 date, tickets have already sold out. An additional ROAD RAVE date has been added for Phoenix on May 29, featuring Carnage and additional artists to be announced later. Tickets for the May 30 event can be purchased on www.TheRoadRave.com.

Road Rave Arizona May 29
Additional Friday, May 29 Road Rave date added due to popularity.

Wet Electric 2020 Making Waves

Wet Electric 2020

Tempe, Arizona – Suit up for the 11th Anniversary of Wet Electric – the country’s largest waterpark music festival anchors its ship Saturday, April 25, 2020, at Big Surf Waterpark in Tempe, Arizona. Since releasing the first round lineup consisting of Deorro, Troyboi, and PAZ, there has been a ripple effect of good vibrations, which has reverberated back with a bevy of artists to make this the biggest Wet Electric to date. New to the pool: Party Favor; BIJOU; Born Dirty; Botnek; Matroda; Moon Boots; Sage Armstrong; Steady Rock, and Wuki. Presented by Activated Events and Relentless Beats, Wet Electric has showcased such artists as Benny Benassi, Tiesto, Eric Prydz, Dillon Francis, Diplo, Dada Life, RL Grime, Justin Jay, and more.

Big Surf Waterpark is located in Tempe, Arizona and features a 2.5 million gallon wave pool, which is the largest in the country. Wet Electric will be fans’ first chance to experience Big Surf for the season, which officially opens on May 9th. The event features world renowned artists and DJs, a floating stage, the largest wave-pool in the country, waterslides, luxury cabanas, bars and much more. Wet Electric is a truly unique experience as it combines the thrills of a waterpark along with the sights and sounds of an electronic music festival.

General Admission tickets are on sale now for $49 plus fees. VIP passes, as well as the Daybed and Cabana Packages are available starting at $149 plus fees. Lockers are available for rental at $14 plus fees. For full details and to purchase tickets visit www.wet-electric.com. Wet Electric is an 18 and over event.

Wet Electric is produced by Activated Events and Relentless Beats. Visit www.relentlessbeats.com for the most up-to-date information on Wet Electric and all Relentless Beats events. Stay connected on Instagram and Twitter at @RelentlessBeats and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/relentlessbeats.

Eureka! We Struck Festival Gold at Arizona’s Goldrush 2019

Dr. Fresch at Goldrush 2019

Yee-haw Cowpokes, Goldrush is back in town! Relentless Beats‘ 3rd annual Goldrush returned to Rawhide Western Town and Event Center for two days this past September 27-28, 2019. The event boasted four stages, 40+ musical acts and several individual experiences ranging from General Admission to Platinum VIP, which included private meet and greets, complimentary drinks, steakhouse dinner, raised viewing deck, front-row viewing, air-conditioned bathrooms, gift bag, and chances to hang with your favorite artists in the Platinum Lounge.

Located just outside Phoenix, the venue provided the perfect backdrop for this western-themed festival. The quaint American frontier replica town combined with the mechanical bull amplified the feeling of the Wild West and invited participants to join the theme. The jail housed partner GreenPharms, a medical dispensary, where attendees had the chance to pick up some killer swag, get a picture taken while locked in the jail cell, or sign up to win an Arizona medical card for a year. The shooting gallery was free to play and would catch a few festival goers who were changing stages or looking for a way to kill time before the next act. Keeping true to the theme, attendees could be seen rocking everything from cowboy boots and chaps to light-up fuzzy coats and nothing but glitter.

Although Goldrush is a relatively new festival, the lineup was nothing short of impressive. Some noteworthy acts from the weekend included a sax heavy set from Zhu, vibrant visuals from Oliver Heldens, straight up filth and grime from Shlump and a bass blow-out from retired NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, performing as DJ Diesel. The 7’1’ DJ Diesel joined the crowd toward the end of his set and moshed alongside festival goers and even lifted a rail-riding 5ft girl into the air like she was a paper doll. DJ Diesel also made a point to meet, shake hands, exchange hugs, and grab a few quick selfies with festival goers after he climbed out of the mosh pit and walked backstage. His set seemed to be a crowd favorite and even Dr. Fresch was spotted on stage during Shaq’s set dancing around and hyping up the crowd while wearing a sombrero.

The visuals were intense with many amazing light and video productions, but what was really breathtaking were the views from the venue of the natural landscape and mountain sunsets. It was blissful to be vibing along to great music while watching the sun disappear behind the Phoenix mountains.

Don’t forget to shine those boots and we will catch you cowpokes at next year’s hoedown!

For photo coverage from Goldrush 2019, check out our Facebook photo album.

Goldrush 2019 Announces Artist-by-Day Lineup

Gold Rush 2019 Single Day Lineup

Phoenix, AZ – With the final touches to Goldrush’s massive lineup just about finished, Relentless Beats is pleased to announce its artist-by-day schedule. Returning to Rawhide Western Town in Chandler, Arizona, this September 27 and 28, the fully immersive two-day festival continues to build on its theme inviting electronic dance music and hip-hop fans from across the country to take a journey into the Wild, Wild West.
Artists by day are as follows:

Saturday
Adventure Club; BIJOU; Blossom; Boogie T; DJ Scheme; Don Diablo; Getter; Green Velvet; Lil Skies; PAZ; Pouya; Shlump; Troyboi; Will Clarke; Woof Logik; Zhu, and Zomboy.

Sunday
Alison Wonderland; Barely Alive; Blunts & Blondes; Destructo; Dr Fresch; Funtcase; Ghastly; Hermitude; Jayceeoh; Killy; Kyle Watson; Lil Texas; Lucati; Oliver Heldens; Sheck Wes; Trippie Redd; Umek, and VNSSA.

Artists-by-Stage, along with some to-be-announced surprises, will be released in the coming weeks.

Fueling the rush to the third annual festival, Relentless Beats has been hosting a series of Goldrush Expeditions starting with Dr Fresch (July 27). The series continues this weekend with Ghastly, Blossom, Rampant, Austin Feldman and Housekneckt at BLK Live on August 2, followed by Gareth Emery at Shady Park on August 16. Additionally, the Goldrush DJ Competition returns, with the winner receiving an opening slot at this year’s event. Entrants are encouraged to submit their 30+ minute demo set to their SoundCloud or MixCloud account, featuring their style of music. For full rules and submission details, visit RelentlessBeats.com.

General admission passes are now available, starting at $159 for a two-day pass, plus fees. VIP passes will be available at two levels: Standard VIP, including everything that a GA ticket provides plus express VIP entrance, a commemorative lanyard, access to VIP lounge, access to VIP front row viewing area, premium restrooms and passed desserts in the VIP areas. Platinum VIP includes everything that the Standard VIP pass includes, plus: complimentary drinks, side stage viewing at the Golden Gorge stage, access to artist hospitality lounge, steakhouse quality dinner, exclusive festival gift bag, and festival concierge. VIP options are available starting at $259 for a two-day pass, and you must be 18 for Standard VIP and 21 and up for Platinum VIP to purchase. Table service will be available at the Golden Gorge stage. Single-day passes are available Friday, August 2, at 10 a.m. MST for $89 (GA) and $159 (VIP), before fees All ticket types are available online at www.relentlessbeats.com. Goldrush is an 18+ event.

Goldrush is produced by Relentless Beats, Universatile Music and Global Dance. Visit www.goldrushfestaz.com for the most up-to-date information. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @GoldrushFestAZ and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GoldrushFestAZ.

Goldrush Digs Deep on 2019 2nd Round Lineup

Gold Rush 2019 Final Lineup

Phoenix, AZ – Proving that with Goldrush Music Festival ‘all that glitters actually is GOLD,” Relentless Beats has released the second round of artists for the third annual event, returning to Rawhide Western Town in Chandler, Arizona, September 27 and 28, 2019. New to an already sparkling lineup, are: Adventure Club; Barely Alive; Bijou; Blunts & Blonds; Boogie T; Getter; Ghastly; Green Velvet; Hermitude; Jayceeoh; Lil Texas; Lucati; Paz; Shlump; Troyboi, and VNSSA. These additions join previously announced artists: Alison Wonderland; Blossom; Destructo; DJ Scheme; Don Diablo; Dr Fresch; Funtcase; Killy; Kyle Watson; Lil Skies; Oliver Heldens; Pouya; Sheck Wes Trippie Redd; Umek; Will Clarke; Woof Logik; ZHU and Zomboy. With stage lineups, details on the RBDeep takeover, artists-by-day and even more glitter to be added to that lineup, Goldrush is transforming its own Wild West adventure. #CanYouDigIt

Rawhide Western Town & Event Center is situated on the Gila River Indian Community and is Arizona’s largest 1880s western-themed entertainment venue. Located just south of Phoenix, the venue is a mere 20 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Chandler, AZ. The venue hosts several marquee Relentless Beats events, including; BOO!, CRUSH AZ, Decadence, ORIGINS, Phoenix Lights Festival, and other major artist concerts.

General admission passes are now available, starting at $159 for a two-day pass, plus fees. VIP passes will be available at two levels: Standard VIP, including everything that a GA tickets provides plus express VIP entrance, a commemorative lanyard, access to VIP lounge, access to VIP front row viewing area, premium restrooms and passed desserts in the VIP areas. Platinum VIP includes everything that the Standard VIP pass includes, plus: complimentary drinks, side stage viewing at the Golden Gorge stage, access to artist hospitality lounge, steakhouse quality dinner, exclusive festival gift bag, and festival concierge. VIP options are available starting at $259 for a two-day pass and you must be 18 for Standard VIP and 21 and up for Platinum VIP to purchase. Table service will be available at the Golden Gorge stage. All ticket types are available online at www.relentlessbeats.com. Goldrush is a 18+ event..

Goldrush is produced by Relentless Beats, Universatile Music and Global Dance. Visit www.goldrushfestaz.com for the most up-to-date information. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @GoldrushFestAZ and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GoldrushFestAZ.