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Escape Music Festival Debuts in Brooklyn

Headliners Include Placebo and Yeasayer

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - July 28, 2014) - Escape Music Festival, a highly anticipated live electronic and indie rock music festival, is proud to announce its first interactive concert experience October 11 - 12 at Pier 9 in Brooklyn, N.Y. The festival plans to showcase 30 performances and attract a crowd of more than 16,000 people over the course of two days. Featured artists include Placebo and Yeasayer, along with Ra Ra Riot, Bakermat, ASTR, Tesla Boy, Basecamp and Follow Me, as well as DJ sets by The Crystal Method, Neon Indian and STRFKR. 

"We are ecstatic to bring our vision of an interactive music festival to life, especially in Brooklyn, which has an artistic and energetic vibe that we think will match well with Escape," says Merritt Quirk, festival founder and managing director at Balearic Entertainment.

Escape Music Festival will also host North America's first El Row performances from resident DJs Oscar Aguilera, Marc Maya and more. Coming off its extremely successful summer residency at Space in Ibiza, Spain, the experience-based performances will combine top-notch underground talent along with interactive art, roaming theatrical performers, and a fully immersive state-of-the-art production design.

"The level of musicians we have lined up along with the interactive elements are something we hope will move the audience and offer more than just a music event," adds Quirk. "Escape is meant to be an all encompassing and inspiring experience that will leave a lasting impression and provide festival-goers a temporary 'escape' from everyday life."

The full lineup, along with more information about the interactive elements, will be released over the next few weeks leading up to Escape Music Festival.

A limited amount of Early Bird 2-Day weekend passes for Escape Music Festival are available now at www.escapemusicfest.com for $80.00 while tickets last, and will be accessible to those ages 19 and up.

Escape Music Festival will be providing ferry service from Manhattan and shuttle service from Williamsburg, Brooklyn. For more general and transportation information and to purchase tickets, visit: http://www.escapemusicfest.com/.

To keep up with breaking news and additional lineup announcements, be sure to stay connected. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/escapemusicfest, and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @EscapeMusicFest.

ESCAPE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Escape Music Festival (www.escapemusicfest.com) is a two-day indie rock and electronic music festival. It will make its debut October 11-12 at Pier 9 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and feature 30 performances over the course of both days to an audience of more than 16,000 people. Early Bird 2-Day tickets are available now for $80.00 while tickets last, and will be accessible to those ages 19 and up.

BALEARIC ENTERTAINMENT
Balearic Entertainment was established in 2013 by Merritt Quirk, and was born out of experiences in New York, adventures in Buenos Aires, friendships in Barcelona, and the influences of Ibiza. Balearic Entertainment manages the creation and implementation of various events throughout New York City, including its premiere event, Escape Music Festival.

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