Skrillex returns to Palm Springs for Coachella weekend
Bruce Fessier, The Desert Sun 12:15 p.m. PST March 10, 2016
EDM legend Skrillex will headline a lineup of some of the world’s top electronic dance artists in downtown Palm Springs during the Coachella weekends, it has been announced by Goldenvoice, producer of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Dayclub Palm Springs, known formerly as LED Day Club, returns to Palm Springs for its third consecutive year of hotel poolside music and dancing April 15-17 and April 22-24. This year, the event returns to the Hilton Palm Springs Hotel at 400 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way.
Tickets go on sale at noon Friday. Daily tickets start at $20, weekend passes at $50. Tickets and more information are available at www.DayClub.PS. Must be 21 and older to attend.
Skrillex (aka Sonny John Moore) will perform Saturday, April 23, for the Owsla Pool Party. Also playing throughout the two weekends will be:
Future bass maestro Mr. Carmack and producer-DJ TOKiMONSTA (aka Jennifer Lee), both of Los Angeles, on Friday, April 15.
Melbourne-based Dirty South on April 16.
All Gone Pete Tong, presented by L.A.’s underground Sound nightclub on April 17.
The live electronic band Cash Cash, plus the hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd on April 22.
Norwegian instrumentalist Lido, on April 24.
All acts except All Gone Pete Tong are billed as performing with "friends."
Skrillex, who also performed at last year’s Day Club party, has won more Grammy Awards than any other electronic dance artist with eight, including Best Dance/Electronica Album in 2011, 2013 and last month, when he and Diplo won for “Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U." He also won Best Dance Recording with Diplo and Justin Bieber last month for “Where Are U Now.” He was nominated for Best New Artist in 2011 following a career as the singer of the post-hardcore band, From First to Last.
In its first two years, Dayclub featured EDM giants such as Tiesto, David Guetta, Martin Garrixx and Chromeo. The pool party features lavish accoutrements, including cabanas and a range of bottle service. Prices have yet to be announced. For more information, go to goldenvoice.com
More EDM entertainment in Palm Springs around the Coachella weekends is expected to be announced soon.