Skrillex, Afrojack and Ice Cube to headline Monster Energy Center of Gravity 2016

Canada’s hottest beach festival announces 2016 lineup for Kelowna.

  • Apr. 12, 2016 8:00 p.m.

Over 30 of today’s hottest artists will perform at this year’s Monster Energy Center of Gravity (MECOG) including eight time Grammy Award winner Skrillex, Dutch DJ/producer Afrojack, and hip hop legend Ice Cube.

Now in its ninth year, MECOG will  again showcase an exciting mix of high energy electronic, urban, and live music across four stages to over 30,000 attendees on the shores of Okanagan Lake.

In addition to Skrillex, Afrojack and Ice Cube will headline the event. Other feature artists include Machine Gun Kelly, Showtek, Kid Ink, Destructo, Party Favor, NGHTMRE, Vinai, Stickybuds, and SNBRN.

“Festivals have an amazing way of creating powerful connections and shared experiences between likeminded people. It has been a great journey seeing MECOG grow. I’m thrilled to see the level of talent we have been able to attract for this year’s festival,” said festival founder Scott Emslie

MECOG combines the world’s top musical acts with over 150 international athletes competing in seven adrenaline pumping sports including beach volleyball, basketball, wakeboarding, freestyle motocross and snowmobiling, skateboarding, and BMX.

Produced by Wet Ape Productions in partnership with Live Nation Canada, MECOG returns to Kelowna, BC’s, City Park from Friday, July 8 through Sunday, July 10.

A limited amount of Early Bird GA Weekend Passes will go on sale Thursday, April 14  at 10 a.m. PST for $169.95 plus tax. To catch early bird pricing, buyers can text MECOGK to 393939 for the presale code. Ultra and Platinum VIP Weekend Passes will also be available during the presale. Remaining passes, including Sports-Only Passes, will go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 15th at 10AM PST online at www.centerofgravity.ca. GA Weekend Passes will also be available in stores April 15th at ONE Boardshop, Milkcrate Records and Leo’s Video in Kelowna.

For full lineup, ticketing and accommodations information, visit www.centerofgravity.ca.

 

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