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Jauz & Audien Top 11th Annual CRUSH Lineup

CRUSH AZ 2020 Lineup

Phoenix, AZ – The 11th Annual Crush Arizona returns February 14, 2020, after a massive 10 year anniversary for the country’s best solution to the anti-Hallmark way to spend the holiday. Presented by Relentless Beats and Insomniac Events, the event will feature: Jauz; Audien; Carbin; Habstrakt, and Tynan with more to be announced..

Rawhide 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 just 20 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Chandler, AZ. Producing a more elevated experience for the attendees, the venue now hosts several marquee Relentless Beats events, including; CRUSH, Phoenix Lights, Goldrush, ORIGINS, Deadbeats, and Decadence.

General Admission passes are on sale for $49, plus fees. VIP passes, with preferred front row viewing area, restrooms and express entry are available starting at $79. VIP is an 18+ area. Purchase tickets online at www.relentlessbeats.com. Crush Arizona is an 18 and over event.

Crush Arizona is produced by Relentless Beats and Insomniac Events. 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.

Catch Griztronics at the Decadence AZ Grand Pavilion

Decadence AZ 2019 Grand Pavilion

Phoenix, AZ – With just weeks to go before we step into the next decade, Arizona’s biggest New Year’s celebration- Decadence has announced a series of updates to the sixth annual event. Beginning with the artists-by-stage lineup, which includes the addition of Arius; Atlast; Bardz; Ekonovah; Qlank, the US Debut of Tony Romera, and over 25 local acts, the festival is also introducing Weird & Wonderful a performance art concept that will not only excite, but inspire.

Lineup-By-Stage:

THE GRAND PAVILION: AC Slater; Blossom; Dillon Francis; Diplo; Galantis; Gerry Gonza; Griztronics (GRiZ b2b Subtronics); Illenium: Ascend Live; Joyryde; Skrillex; Tchami x Malaa: No Redemption, and Zeds Dead.

THE ROYAL CIRCUS: Adam Beyer; Ardalan; Arius; Bardz; Dab the Sky (Dabin b2b Said the Sky); Decadon; Ekonovah; Fisher; G Jones; Jamie Jones; Nora En Pure; Space Jesus; Tony Romera, and Whipped Cream.

THE PLAYHOUSE: Atlast; Qlank; 2Soon; Alaska; Avitas; Bigstabes; Cafe Caderas; Chief; Dark Mark; Disco Zombie; Elwer; Evan Allen; Fairydvst; Ghost Effect; Guilty; Housekneckt; Kody Black; Lance Fairchild; Lujan; Michael Hooker; Mike Dao; Mustache Sweat; Muzhak; Mykill; Orenda; Skelefriend; Slippe; Storytime; Stvtc; Voodreau; Youms, with surprise guest, and the Weird & Wonderful cast.

Along with a 3-channel silent disco featuring the above artists, The Playhouse will be home to a brand new performance arts-based concept- Weird & Wonderful. An immersive albeit unpredictable environment of circus performers, dancers, wild characters, and visual stimulus Weird & Wonderful gives Relentless Beats’ extended festival family an avenue to share their talents and passion for expressing themselves.

“Weird & Wonderful will not only make Decadence Arizona extra special for attendees but will also serve as a positive impact on the community,” says creative director Bri Lueder. “We invite people within the festival family to share their talents and passion, and inspire everyone around them to express themselves as we grow this concept at our events.”

General Admission passes for Decadence Arizona are on sale now for $209, before fees. VIP passes are 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, 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, access to artist hospitality lounge, steakhouse quality dinner, exclusive festival gift bag, and festival concierge. You must be age 21 and up to purchase Platinum VIP passes. For full details and all ticket options, visit www.decadencearizona.com. Presented by Relentless Beats and Global Dance, Decadence Arizona will take place on December 30 and 31, 2019, at Rawhide Event Center in Chandler. This is an 18+ event.

Decadence Arizona, is produced by Relentless Beats and Global Dance. 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.

Countdown to Decadence AZ 2019

Decadence AZ 2019 Lineup

Phoenix, AZ – Hyping fans up with the late summer announcement of Dillion Francis; Diplo; Illenium: Ascend Live; Skrillex and Tchami x Malaa: No Redemption as headliners, followed by a cryptic post-Goldrush rumor of a New Year’s Eve performance by GriztronicsDecadence AZ, aka “Arizona’s Biggest New Year’s Eve Celebration” is rounding out its lineup with a final batch of artists. Previously announced: AC Slater; Adam Beyer; Blossom; Fisher; Galantis; Gerry Gonza; G Jones; Jamie Jones; Joyrde; Nora En Pure; Space Jesus, and Zeds Dead will be joined by Ardalan; Dab the Sky (Dabin b2b Said the Sky); Decadon, and Whipped Cream. Presented by Relentless Beats and Global Dance, the sixth annual festival will take place on December 30 and 31, 2019, at Rawhide Event Center in Chandler.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 30: AC Slater; Adam Beyer; Blossom; Dab the Sky (Dabin b2b Said the Sky); Dillon Francis; Illenium: Ascend Live; Jamie Jones; Nora En Pure; Skrillex; Space Jesus; Tchami x Malaa: No Redemption, and Whipped Cream.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31: Ardalan; Decadon; Diplo; Fisher; Galantis; Gerry Gonza; G Jones; Griztronics (GRiZ b2b Subtronics); Joyride, and Zeds Dead.

Earlier this year, Relentless Beats tapped its fans to assist with the overall experience by opening up a survey to have their voices heard. Features being implemented to improve on the guest experience include reconfiguration of the main stage area to create more dance floor space, additional entry and exit points, added water stations and heated areas, increased flooring throughout the event, and capacity control measures to ensure a more comfortable and enjoyable experience.

General Admission passes for Decadence Arizona are on sale now for $209, before fees. VIP passes are 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, 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, access to artist hospitality lounge, steakhouse quality dinner, exclusive festival gift bag, and festival concierge. You must be age 21 and up to purchase Platinum VIP passes. For full details and all ticket options, visit www.decadencearizona.com. Decadence Arizona is an 18+ event.

Decadence Arizona is produced by Relentless Beats and Global Dance. 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 on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RelentlessBeats.

Dillon Francis, Diplo, Skrillex Round Out Decadence AZ 2019

Decadence Arizona 2019 Phase 1

Phoenix, AZ – After recent news of the return of “Arizona’s Biggest New Year’s Eve Celebration” – Decadence AZ lives up to its moniker, with Dillion Francis; Diplo; Illenium: Ascend Live; Skrillex and Tchami x Malaa: No Redemption announced as headliners. Presented by Relentless Beats and Global Dance, the sixth annual festival will take place on December 30 and 31, 2019, at Rawhide Event Center in Chandler. Last year’s festival featured epic performances by the likes of Above & Beyond; Alison Wonderland; DJ Diesel; Drezo; Dr Fresch; Eric Prydz; Ghastly; Marshmello; NGHTMRE; Porter Robinson; REZZ; San Holo; Skrillex, and more to ring in 2019. The lineup will continue to grow in the coming weeks, as will continued news about the Decadence AZ experience.

Relentless Beats also tapped its fans to assist with the overall experience by opening up a survey to have their voices heard. Receiving an overwhelming response, much of which was a continuation of conversations with fans since the close of 2018, Relentless Beats has begun utilizing the feedback to create the best Decadence yet. Features already being implemented to improve on the guest experience include increased flooring and dedicated walkways at and between the stages, additional entry and exits gates at the main stage, as well as a reconfigured and improved VIP experience, that will create better flow and shorter wait times, and increased chill stations and staffed water resources.

“As a company, it has always been our intent to improve Decadence year after year,” says Relentless Beats founder Thomas Turner. “I have read each comment, and I hear the fans loud and clear. Decadence will continue to grow, as will my team to make sure the fan experience is what people have come to expect from us.”

General Admission passes for Decadence Arizona are on sale now for $169, before fees. VIP passes are 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, 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, access to artist hospitality lounge, steakhouse quality dinner, exclusive festival gift bag, and festival concierge. You must be age 21 and up to purchase Platinum VIP passes. For full details and all ticket options, visit www.decadencearizona.com. Decadence Arizona is an 18+ event.

Decadence Arizona is produced by Relentless Beats and Global Dance. 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 on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RelentlessBeats.

The Return of Decadence Arizona 2019

Decadence AZ 2019 Announcement

Phoenix, AZ – Relentless Beats has announced the return of “Arizona’s Biggest New Year’s Eve Experience”, Decadence AZ. Presented by Relentless Beats and Global Dance, the sixth annual festival takes place at Rawhide Event Center in Chandler, on December 30 and 31, 2019. Last year’s festival featured epic performances by the likes of Above & Beyond; Alison Wonderland; DJ Diesel; Drezo; Dr Fresch; Eric Prydz; Ghastly; Marshmello; NGHTMRE; Porter Robinson; REZZ; San Holo; Skrillex, and more to ring in 2019. A massive lineup is already in the works for this year.

And while the lineup certainly is the flash appeal of most festivals, Relentless Beats has decided to tap its fans to assist with the overall experience by opening up a survey to have their voices heard. Receiving an overwhelming response, much of which was a continuation of conversations with fans since the close of 2018, Relentless Beats will be utilizing this to help create the best Decadence yet. Features already being implemented to improve on the guest experience include increased flooring and dedicated walkways at and between the stages, additional entry and exits gates at main stage, as well as a reconfigured and improved VIP experience, that will create better flow and shorter wait times, and increased chill stations and staffed water resources.

Public Pre-Sale General Admission passes for Decadence Arizona go on sale Friday, August 9th for $129, before fees. Public Pre-Sale 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, 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, access to artist hospitality lounge, steakhouse quality dinner, exclusive festival gift bag, and festival concierge. You must be age 21 and up to purchase Platinum VIP passes. For full details and all ticket options, visit www.decadencearizona.com. Decadence Arizona is an 18+ event.

Decadence Arizona is produced by Relentless Beats and Global Dance. 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 on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RelentlessBeats.

Bassrush Massive 2019 AZ Lineup

Bassrush Massive Arizona 2019

Phoenix, AZ – Bassrush, the internationally renowned bass music brand, will be returning to Arizona on August 24th with Bassrush Massive. Presented by Relentless Beats and Insomniac Events, the one-day festival will shake Rawhide Event Center to its core with such acts as: Flux Pavilion; Black Tiger Sex Machine; Herobust; Riot Ten; Mastadon; Zeke Beats, and Sharps. The Arizona date has seen Adventure Club; Andy C; G Jones; Hekler; Herobust; Midnight Tyrannosaurus; NGHTMRE; SayMyName; Space Jesus; Zeds Dead, and many more shake the Richter scale over the years.

Beginning in the 1990’s, the Bassrush brand has evolved from its strictly drum & bass roots to include dubstep and other bass-oriented genres. Along with exclusive one-off events, Bassrush hosts stages at all major Insomniac festivals such as EDC Las Vegas, EDC Orlando and Beyond Wonderland. In 2011, the brand expanded beyond California, hosting multi-date national tours for major artists including Skrillex; Excision; and more.

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.

Tickets will go on sale for $49, before fees on Friday, July 14, at 10 a.m. MST. VIP passes, complete with a preferred main stage viewing area, one complimentary drink, passed desserts, private restrooms and express entry are available starting at $79, before fees. Table service will be available for an additional charge. All ticket types are available online at www.relentlessbeats.com. Bassrush Massive is an 18 and over event.

Bassrush Massive is produced by Relentless Beats and Bassrush. Visit www.relentlessbeats.com for the most up-to-date information on Bassrush Massive and all Relentless Beats events. Stay connected on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RelentlessBeats and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RelentlessBeats.

Goldrush Music Festival Returns Sep. 27-28, 2019

Gold Rush 2019 Pre-Sale

Phoenix, AZRelentless Beats is excited to announce the return of Goldrush Music Festival to Rawhide Western Town in Chandler, Arizona, September 27 and 28, 2019. The fully immersive two-day festival will welcome electronic dance music and hip-hop fans from across the country to discover and experience world class DJs, across four curated stages. An immediate fan favorite, Goldrush has hosted such acts as: Black Tiger Sex Machine; Claude Vonstroke; Deadmau5; Dillon Francis; Excision; Ghastly; Illenium; Lil Uzi Vert; Malaa; Marshmello; Migos; Rezz; RL Grime; San Holo; $uicideboy$; Steve Aoki; Slander; Tokimonsta; Troyboi; Vince Staples; The first round lineup will be announced in the coming weeks, with further details to accompany it. In the meantime, saddle up and let’s go back to the Wild West of Goldrush. #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.

A limited number of pre-sale general admission passes will go on sale Friday, April 19, at 10 a.m. MST, starting at $119 for a two-day pass. 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 viewing deck, 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 $219 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.

Relentless Beats to Host Deadbeats 420 Phoenix

Deadbeats 420 2019

Phoenix, AZ – Relentless Beats has announced it will host Deadbeats 420, the Phoenix incarnation of the Deadbeats North American tour, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Rawhide Event Center. Created as an extension of the Zeds Dead independent record label, Deadbeats, the 15+ date tour will carry forward Zeds Dead’s new vision for the future of electronic music and will connect passionate young creatives across the globe. The heady Deadbeats 420 lineup will feature: Zeds Dead; TroyBoi; Liquid Stranger; 1788-L and Blanke.

Launching this Spring and going through Fall 2019, Deadbeats events are planned across North America and Europe showcasing various musical artists and special guests. Each event will have an innovative on-site design with state of the art production uniquely styled to create an enhanced experience for fans. Past features have included graffiti and art walls, old school arcades, locally curated food vendors and a skate park.

General Admission tickets are available starting at $45, plus fees. The Frontlines VIP Pit Pass is available for $85, plus fees and includes access to the pit, express entry and a commemorative lanyard. All details and ticket types are available online at www.relentlessbeats.com. For more information about Deadbeats, visit www.deadbeatsofficial.com. Deadbeats 420 is an 18+ event.

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

Roots Reggae Festival Expands to Arizona

Dispatch Performing at AZ Roots Festival (2)

Its not uncommon for inaugural festivals to run into obstacles in their first year, but the highly-experienced California Roots organization based out of Monterey, which will be celebrating 10 years of success this May, was able to spread their brand successfully to Arizona February 9-10, 2019. Arizona Roots featured some of the top reggae talents with headliners like Stick Figure, Dispatch, Trevor Hall and Rebelution, among other artists. Some reggae enthusiasts traveled from nearby neighboring states while others traveled from as far as the Dakotas. “I’m stoked the Cali Roots crew decided to start another festival and pick a different month because traveling during Memorial Day weekend is expensive,” said festival attendee, Mark Smart, from South Dakota. The festival boasted 5 individual experience levels to make your weekend as memorable as possible. They ranged from General Admission to Platinum VIP, which gave festival goers access to raised viewing platforms, private restrooms, catered meals with the bands, and complimentary drinks.

It is no surprise the headliners were the highlight of the event; you could almost feel the whole Rawhide Western Town teeming with excitement as crowds began to descend toward the main stage to see Trevor Hall. The brisk desert air didn’t deter the crowd but instead initiated warm conversations between strangers as people flocked to the outdoor heaters located around the stage to stay warm while enjoying the show. As the sun began to sink lower in the sky, a chorus of voices rose up singing along to Trevor Hall’s Lime Tree and everywhere you looked you saw relaxed smiles, bright eyes and positive vibes. J Boog took the stage after Trevor Hall and played a phenomenal set as a striking Arizona sunset lit up the sky behind the main stage. The clouded sky soon gave way to big, bright stars as festival goers danced and sung to music of Atmosphere and Rebelution. The fun didn’t stop there as all attendees were given access to the two night on-site after party which kept the crowd groovin’ to the musical stylings of various artist such as Dem Atlas, The Lioness, and Mellow Psychedelic Culture into the wee hours of the night.

Movement of Jah People Art Car at AZ Roots Festival
Movement of Jah People Art Car at AZ Roots Festival

Aside from the musical headliners, Arizona Roots hosted a number of artists and vendors. The vendor booths sold everything from CBD edibles to licensed Grateful Dead merchandise, while various artists live-painted murals. 8-time Burning Man art car, Movement of Jah People, greeted festival goers as they entered the venue. For those of you who have never seen Movement of Jah People, it has two levels, a built in bathroom, and a large metal roaring lion head covering the front of the vehicle. The tongue features a bench that seats two! MoJP’s second story allowed attendees unparalleled views of the stages and the beautiful Phoenix landscape. The lion’s head is covered in small Burning Man symbols that were plasma cut into the sheet metal, those drops were then given out to participants during the art car’s first few years on the playa. “You could own a piece of the art car,” remarks owner and Arizona local, Ian Liljeblad. Aside from cruising around Burning Man for the past 8 years, MoJP has been in a number of parades and hopes to frequent other regional burns and festivals.

Big Willy Art Car at AZ Roots Festival
Big Willy Art Car at AZ Roots Festival

Liljeblad also brought his recent creation and new art car: Big Willy. Big Willy is a replica of wartime Willy’s MB that is roughly two times the scale and is a fully functional trail-ready Jeep. If that wasn’t enough, Big Willy has been outfitted with pulsing LEDs that add a touch of spunk to this spot-on military replica. Between the blocks on the pedals that allow drivers to reach and the comically oversized steering wheel, climbing up into Big Willy’s driver seat will make you feel like a kid again. Thank you Ian for sharing your art with Arizona Roots!

If you find yourself looking for a reggae festival nestled in the desert mountains, Arizona Roots should be number 1 on your list, but don’t take my word for it, come check it out for yourself!

10th Anniversary of Crush AZ Expands to 2 Days

Crush Arizona 2019

Phoenix, AZ – In an industry where festivals strive just to return consecutive years, CRUSH AZ stands a beacon as it readies to celebrate a decade as Arizona’s longest standing EDM festival. Expanding to two days, the 10th Anniversary of CRUSH AZ with return to the Rawhide Event Center on Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16 and will feature a lineup reflective of this milestone. Teasing a first round of artists that includes: Alesso; Blossom; Kaivon; Spag Heddy and Wuki, much more to be announced in the coming weeks.

Created by Relentless Beats’ founder Thomas Turner, the event has grown to include cities across the country under the Insomniac brand but always returning each year to its original home- Arizona. Featuring lineups that often lived bigger than its original, single-day format would suggest, past installments have featured: Kaskade; Porter Robinson; Dada Life; Borgeous; Black Tiger Sex Machine; Getter; Grandtheft; Bro Safari; Keys N Krates; DVBBS; GTA; Seven Lions; Jauz; SayMyName; Infected Mushroom; Tritonal; Laidback Luke; and Yellow Claw, amongst others.

“Relentless Beats has produced a myriad of events of all shapes and sizes, but there has always been CRUSH,” says Relentless Beats founder Thomas Turner. “It’s exciting to see it enter its 10th year and still be so well received by our fans. I can’t wait to reveal everything we have in store for the RB faithful.”

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; Goldrush, BOO!, ORIGINS, this New Year’s Decadence and Phoenix Lights Festival.

General Admission passes go on sale on Friday, December 7th at 12 p.m. PT for $89. VIP passes, with access to preferred VIP viewing deck, premium restrooms, commemorative lanyard, express entry and passed desserts are available starting at $149. VIP is 21+ area. Purchase tickets online at www.relentlessbeats.com. Crush Arizona is an 18 and over event.

Crush Arizona is produced by Relentless Beats and Insomniac Events. Visit www.relentlessbeats.com for the most up-to-date information on Crush Arizona and all Relentless Beats events. Stay connected on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RelentlessBeats and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RelentlessBeats.