Second Annual VELD Music Festival Set to Launch in Toronto on August 3 - 4, 2013

Apr 03, 2013, 16:49 ET from VELD Music Festival


Headliners Include Deadmau5, Above & Beyond, and Kaskade

TORONTO, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The second annual VELD Music Festival, presented by INK Entertainment, Canada's leading lifestyle and entertainment company, will heat up the summer music lineup on August 3 & 4 at Downsview Park in Toronto. Spanning across two days with over 30 internationally acclaimed EDM acts, this year's Festival showcases some of the most revered names in electronic music, all performing "under the stars."

Deadmau5 - Above & Beyond - Kaskade

Steve Aoki - Dada Life - Pretty Lights

Danny Tenaglia - John Digweed - Dirty South - Thomas Gold - Sub Focus

Seven Lions - Adventure Club - Modestep - Victor Calderone - GTA

Carlo Lio - Jacques Lu Count - 12th Planet - Proxy - The Knocks - Candyland - Overwerk

"Downsview Park, with its ideal configuration, will transform into Canada's largest outdoor music venue for two days," says Festival Producer Talal Farisi, of INK Entertainment, who has been working for the better part of the year to create a stellar line-up for the second Festival. With both stages offering excellent sightlines, state-of-the-art lighting, video, and sound design; and, most importantly, an intimate connection to the stage, VELD 2013 will offer an even greater range of electronic music genres for people of all ages. In addition, the VIP experience will be enhanced with front of the line access to the venue and line-by-pass wristband pick-up. The Festival will feature a 19 + VIP area tented for 2000 guests, complete with a dedicated bar, washrooms, seating, and priority parking. Bottle service will be offered and must be booked in advance.

The VELD Music Festival is intended to become an important cultural destination for the city of Toronto, southern Ontario, and the Golden Horseshoe region with plans underway to take the Festival to other Canadian cities in 2014.


ALL TICKETS ARE 2 DAY PASSES AND INCLUDE ENTRY TO BOTH SAT, AUG 3 AND SUN, AUG 4. There will be no 1 day passes offered for VELD 2013.


Tickets: 1-1,000 $74.50
Tickets: 1,001-5000 $95.50
Tickets: 5,001-10,000 $137.50
10,001+ TBC

Taxes, service charge & venue facility fee are applicable.

VIP (19+)

Tickets: 1-1,000 $199.50
Tickets: 1,001-1,500 $249.50
Tickets: 1,501-2,000 $299.50

Taxes, service charge & venue facility fee are applicable.

Tickets can only be purchased online at

For general information, or to sign up for the VELD Music Festival alerts, please visit our website at

About INK Entertainment:

INK is one of Canada's foremost hospitality and entertainment companies, setting the trend in world-class music and sound, forward design, mouth-watering food and an A-list clientele of celebrities, musicians, artists, professionals and corporate partners alike. Helmed by visionary entrepreneur Charles Khabouth, INK has demonstrated an acute ability to read the zeitgeist of the times and respond with such hugely successful enterprises as Toronto's longstanding Guvernment and Koolhaus Entertainment Complex, This is London Nightclub, Dragonfly Nightclub on Niagara Fallsview Casino grounds, and Cube - a nightclub in the heart of Toronto's Fashion District. The Parisian-style bistro La Societe has quickly become a major destination in the heart of downtown. Headquartered in Toronto, INK's innovative approach, fusing culture and commerce, has led them to team up with several significant industry partners: ICON Legacy for the most recent launch of Weslodge and Storys Building, and with the Liberty Entertainment Group for Spice Route, King West's Asian bistro-bar, and the Tattoo Rock Parlour - Canada's only trendy rock bar and tattoo shop combined. This partnership has since grown to include The Coral Gables, a country club located in south Miami, Florida. INK's recent partnership with Lifetime Developments will further expand its foray in the hospitality industry with the launch of Bisha Hotel & Residences, the newest private label hotel and residence brand to originate in this city since The Four Seasons in the 1960s. For more information, visit or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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