LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EnV Productions today announced that they have signed an agreement with AXS TV to air the WAVEFRONT Electronic Dance Music Festival (EDM) live from Chicago on July 6. This year's WAVEFRONT Beachside Music Festival will benefit actress Eva Longoria's non-profit organization, Eva's Heroes, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America. Fatboy Slim will headline the network's live coverage of WAVEFRONT.
"We are extremely excited to announce our partnership with AXS TV which is committed to live entertainment and will bring WAVEFRONT, our signature Electronic Dance Music festival in Chicago, to millions of fans across the country," said David Lynd, Chief Visionary Officer of EnV Productions. "We look forward to an ongoing partnership and future collaborations with AXS in bringing live music and more to a growing audience."
The Chicago concert will be held July 5-7 at Montrose Beach. Future concerts are in the planning stages for national and international venues, including Denver, San Antonio, Panama and Singapore. AXS TV, available in over 40 million homes, will broadcast Wavefront artists including Jacques Lu Cont, Caspa, Bad Boy Bill and Fat Boy Slim live from Chicago on July 6 beginning at 6:30pmET/3:30pmPT.
"AXS TV will be the ultimate soundtrack to your house party with the best EDM artists LIVE from Wavefront. Leave the fireworks to us, invite your friends over and give in to the hottest night of your summer with AXS TV and Wavefront...guaranteed!," said Mark Cuban, AXS TV Founder and Chairman.
EnV Productions, is a new nightlife, sports, and entertainment promotions and productions company based out of San Antonio, Texas.
EnV Productions joined forces with Chicago festival partner 4 Headed Productions, led by nightlife impresarios Brandon Carone, Dino Gardiakos, Ramsey Al-Abed and Salvatore Balsamo, to present the first WAVEFRONT festival which was an immediate success, attracting more than 40,000 fans over the two-day event last summer.
"Ticket sales have already exceeded last year's total. We know our festival is on track to nearly double last year's attendance," said Brandon Carone, festival organizer. "Broadcasting live on AXS TV will allow us to reach even more EDM fans across the country."
AXS TV is the premier television destination for 100% live music. In 2013, the music network has brought viewers live concerts from Carrie Underwood; So So Def 20th Anniversary Concert featuring Jay Z, Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon and Jermaine Dupri; OutNumber Hunger Live featuring The Band Perry, Brantley Gilbert, Florida Georgia Line; the first broadcast of Stagecoach Country Music Festival with Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, Jeff Bridges & the Abiders and many more; over 30 hours of live music from New Orleans Jazz& Heritage Festival with Billy Joel, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Maroon 5, and over 25 additional artists; Zac Brown Band; Golden Gods Awards featuring a rare live performance from Metallica; and many many more.
"Our first WAVEFRONT concert met with a storm last summer, but we were amazed at the enthusiasm and commitment of EDM fans. Nearly 20,000 of them camped in their cars to wait out the storm, chanting, 'Wavefront!' until the concert resumed. That's why we're here--for them. These fans have heart," said Lynd.
General admission and VIP tickets are on sale at www.WavefrontMusicFestival.com. Tickets start at $189.99 for 3-Day General Admission and $299.99 for 3-Day VIP Admission.
SOURCE EnV Productions