Monday, January 18, 2016

Okeechobee Fest Announces Jungle 51

Can't stop. Won't stop. Organizers of the Okeechobee Festival are thrilled to announce Jungle 51, an under-the-stars electronic music stage guaranteed to provide the ultimate in sensory overload. Set apart from the main stages in a lush, tropical environment, Jungle 51 will go from dusk until dawn each night of the festival and feature performances from Legacy Detroit comprised of Derrick May & Delano Smith, performing for the first time together under this new guise; dance music DJ icons Damian Lazarus and John Acquaviva; Marcel Fengler and Virginia - both residents at Berghain, Berlin's temple of techno - as well as artists such as Russian house master Anton Zap, who will be making his U.S. debut. Jungle 51 is sure to fulfill the dreams of discerning fans of underground dance music. The full list of Jungle 51 talent is listed below.

The Jungle 51 stage area will feature mind-blowing stage design and décor from renowned Broadway set designer Daniel Brodie ("Aladdin" and "Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat"), lighting from Max Mackintosh, whose installations at venues such as the Palazzo Dei Congressi Roma have garnered worldwide raves.

Jungle 51 is curated by Sheik N' Beik, a music/lifestyle collective that has produced some of New York City's most talked about underground house and techno events. Their parties reflect a euphoric, welcoming spirit that is sure to appeal to Okeechobee attendees looking to enhance the festival's communal vibe.

Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is presented by Soundslinger, LLC, an independent company founded by Steve Sybesma formerly of concert pioneer Sunshine Promotions, Paul Peck formerly of Superfly, and a team of all-star producers who have presented other major festivals and countless concerts around the globe.

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Jungle 51 talent lineup:
Legacy Detroit: Derrick May & Delano Smith
Damian Lazarus
Marcel Fengler
Anton Zap
John Acquaviva
System of Survival
DJ Three
Keith Worthy
The Agha Brothers (Taimur/ Ostrich)
Andrew Grant
Max Jacobson
Jeffrey Scott
Brian Cid
Simone Gatto
Tomas Station
Orazio Rispo
Chris Nitti
Driss Skali
Rambo Springsteen

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