IDENTITY Fest Announces Eric Prydz, Paul Van Dyk, Nero For Traveling EDM Event's Second Year

11:03 AM PST 04/24/2012 by Dan Rys, Billboard

The tour will be hitting amphitheaters from Boston to San Diego, with the shows running from the afternoon deep into the night.

Traveling EDM dance-a-thon IDENTITY Festival will be returning for its second year with a 15-date nationwide tour this summer. The Live Nation event will feature such names as Eric Prydz, Paul Van Dyk, Nero, Madeon, Wolfgang Gartner and more. Thirteen acts have been announced today, with more to be added before the tour kicks off July 19.

The festival will be hitting amphitheaters from Boston to San Diego, with the shows running from the afternoon deep into the night. IDENTITY's sponsors include Rockstar Energy Drink, Emazing Lights, Slurpee, TIGI Bedhead, and Lifestyle Condoms.

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For headliner Prydz, this will be his first foray into North America since 2007 due to his well-documented fear of flying, which has kept the Swede in Europe. A limited amount of early bird tickets start at $25 and go on sale today, April 24.

The full list of performers and venues is below.

Lineup:

Eric Prydz
Excision
Wolfgang Gartner
Nero
Paul Van Dyk
Porter Robinson
Madeon
Showtek
Noisia
Arty
Bingo Players
Hardwell
Doctor P

Tour Dates/Venues:

7/19 Cincinnati - Riverbend
7/20 Detroit - Elektricity Festival Grounds
7/21 Toronto - Echo Beach powered by Rogers
7/26 Boston - Comcast Center
7/27 DC - Jiffy Lube Live
7/28 Wantagh - Nixon at Jones Beach Theater
7/29 Camden - Festival Pier at Penn's Landing
8/2 Atlanta - Aarons Amphitheatre
8/3 Tampa - 1-800 Ask Gary Amphitheatre
8/4 Miami - Klipsch Amphitheatre at Bayfront
8/10 Dallas - Gexa Energy Pavilion
8/11 Houston - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
8/17 San Francisco - Shoreline Amphitheatre * Ticket on-sales 5/29
8/18 San Diego - Cricket Amphitheatre * Ticket on-sales 5/29
8/19 Phoenix - Pavilion Amphitheatre

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