deadmau5, Galantis, Steve Aoki, Yellow Claw will also perform on May 29 at IMS; Tickets on sale
Superstar DJ and producer Martin Garrix will headline a stellar lineup of global electronic music artists at the Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light on Sunday, May 29 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the world’s largest and best party of the Race Weekend.
deadmau5, Galantis, Steve Aoki and Yellow Claw will also perform at the Race Day concert during the 106and Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. Performances start early in the morning in the infield adjacent to Turn 3 of the IMS Oval, with specific times to be announced.
“The Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light is one of the most popular shows of the year on the global EDM calendar,” said IMS President J. Douglas Boles. “Anticipation is even higher for this year’s show after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, so we look forward to welcoming this incredible star-studded lineup and their fans back home to the Speedway for a day filled with fun and epic memories.
General admission and VIP tickets for the Snake Pit are on sale for $45 and $150 at www.ims.com. VIP amenities will include access to an elevated viewing platform located next to the stage, a private cash bar and air-conditioned private restrooms.
All Snake Pit ticket holders must be 18 years of age or older and hold a valid Indy 500 general admission ticket or reserved seat ticket. Ticket holders must be prepared to present proper identification to gain access to the concert.
Packages including general admission tickets for race day are available. A package including general admission to the Indianapolis 500 and Snake Pit costs $85, while a general admission package to the race and Snake Pit VIP costs $190.
Snake Pit attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets now, as prices will increase as May approaches and limited quantities of admission wristbands are available.
In a new rule for 2022 aimed at maximizing safety and the overall guest experience, coolers will not be permitted in the Snake Pit. Free hydration stations will be available for concert-goers. Empty hydration packs with up to two pockets will also be allowed inside Snake Pit doors.
Martin Garrix became a global celebrity in pop and electronic circles – and yet he’s far from done. Dance music‘s newest talent has headlined festivals around the world, founded a record label and mentored other artists, and won first place in DJ Mag’s Top 100 twice.
This will be Garrix’s second performance in the Snake Pit, as he was also in the lineup for the 100 landmark.and Indianapolis 500 in 2016.
Garrix, from the Netherlands, taught himself how to produce and perform his songs in his mid-teens. In 2013 he released music on Musical Freedom – his idol Tiesto’s label – and soon after released the track that would change everything for him.
“Animals”, released in June 2013, was a smash hit and a game-changer for the music industry. Reaching No. 1 in the UK and many other countries, it proved that a hard-hitting, dancefloor-oriented track could reach pop status, eventually reaching over a billion streams across multiple platforms. It also proved that Garrix, at just 17, had the talent to become a world-class musician.
The eight years since have seen a rapid march through the ranks of dance music, conquering stages around the world and releasing more hits. In 2016, Garrix took pole position in the DJ Magazine Top 100 for the first time and launched his label, STMPD RCRDS. Named after the profession of his father, who ran a stamp auction house, the label serves as an outlet for Garrix’s music and a platform for up-and-coming creative talent.
Garrix’s musical accomplishments have not gone unnoticed. He received two MTV EMAs in 2016, taking No. 1 on the 2017 chart. DJ Magazine Top 100, a “Man of Today” distinction from QGa place among Forbes’ “30 Under 30” and another to Billboard “Powerful EDM Players.” He also performed twice on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on NBC, the first Dutch guest in the show’s history.
2021 has been a banner year for Garrix. His 2016 hit “In The Name of Love” with Bebe Rexha and his collaboration with Tove Lo on “Pressure” combined to reach 1 billion streams on Spotify. He was the official musical artist for the UEFA Euro 2020 football tournament, collaborating with Bono and The Edge of U2 on ‘We Are The People’. Garrix’s debut album, “Greatest Hits Vol. 1,” was also released last year.
His latest album is “Won’t Let You Go”, a collaboration with Matisse & Sadko and John Martin.
A naturally outgoing person and born entertainer, Garrix has also headlined some of the biggest music festivals in the world including Coachella, Tomorrowland, Lollapalooza and Ultra Music Festival. He has also locked down residencies at two of the most prestigious clubs in the world, Ushuaïa Ibiza and Omnia Las Vegas, and also performed at the closing ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Joel Zimmerman, more commonly known as deadmau5 (pronounced ‘dead mouse’), is one of the world’s most respected electronic music producers of modern times. Boasting international chart success with his platinum-certified single ‘Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff’, as well as ‘Professional Griefers’, ‘Sofi Needs A Ladder’ and ‘I Remember’, he has also released seven acclaimed albums. criticism.
The multiple JUNO award-winning and Grammy-nominated artist’s ability to push the boundaries of his talent is growing at a rate equal to that of his fanbase, which numbers 15 million and more across his social media channels combined.
His latest musical offerings include “Pomegranate” with The Neptunes, “Bridged By A Lightwave” with Kiesza, “Channel 43” with Wolfgang Gartner, “Hypnocurrency” with REZZ, “When The Summer Dies” with Lights, “Hyperlandia” with Foster The People and “it’s good”. with Portugal. The man.
In the realm of live, his cubev3 2019/20 US Tour, with production of his own design and implementation, ranked in Pollstar’s Top 10 Best World Tours. Beyond his musical career, he is also co-founder of the gaming company PIXELYNX and is an executive of the HD streaming platform StreamVoodoo.
Setting a new standard for songwriting in dance music, Galantis is a collaborative project led by Christian Karlsson (aka Bloodshy, one third of Miike Snow). Galantis’ debut album ‘Pharmacy’ reached No. 1 on the chart Billboard Dance album chart on the strength of the RIAA-certified gold single “Peanut Butter Jelly” and the platinum-certified hit “Runaway (U&I)” – the latter of which garnered Grammy nominations for “Best Dance Recording” and “ Best Remixed Recording”.
2017’s second album, “The Aviary” (featuring the platinum-certified single “No Money”) debuted in the top 10 in 23 countries. Galantis’ third album “Church” features chart-topping single “Faith” featuring country music icon Dolly Parton with Dutch singer-songwriter Mr. Probz, which debuted No. 1 out Billboard Dance/Electronic Chart before quickly reaching No. 1 on the Dance/Mix Show Airplay Chart where it remained for five weeks.
Galantis has received over 4 billion cumulative global streams and over 1 billion video views to date. Most recently, Galantis teamed up with Little Mix and David Guetta on the summer 2021 hit “Heartbreak Anthem” which debuted at No. 1 on the global iTunes charts and secured No. 1 on the UK airplay charts and Shazam.
The Galantis story began in 2009. As Bloodshy, Karlsson’s songwriting collaborations have included Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Katy Perry and Britney Spears (whose “Toxic” won a Grammy for “Best Dance Recording”) . This collaborative nature led to the birth of the Galantis project, which made its live debut at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2014 and continued years later as one of the most dynamic and in-demand live performers in dance music.
Steve Aoki returns to the Snake Pit for the second time, having also performed there in 2015.
With nearly 4 billion music streams to his credit, two-time Grammy-nominated artist/DJ/producer Aoki is one of the most in-demand artists in the world. As a solo artist, Aoki boasts an acclaimed cross-genre discography that includes seven studio albums and collaborations with Lil Uzi Vert, Maluma, BTS, Linkin Park, and Louis Tomlinson, among others. In 1996, he established Dim Mak out of his college dorm, a cutting-edge record label, events/lifestyle company, and clothing brand. It served as a launch pad for global bands such as The Chainsmokers, Bloc Party, The Bloody Beetroots and The Kills, as well as being home to early releases from acts such as ZEDD and Diplo.
As a nightlife impresario, Aoki’s legendary Hollywood club night Dim Mak Tuesdays hosted debut performances from future superstars like Kid Cudi, Daft Punk, Lady Gaga and Travis Scott.
Aoki is also a fashion designer, author and entrepreneur. In 2012, he founded THE AOKI FOUNDATION, which primarily supports organizations in the field of brain science research with a particular focus on regenerative medicine and brain preservation. Additionally, Aoki has taken their Dim Mak Collection clothing line to new heights, both with original designs and collaborations with everyone from A Bathing Ape to the Bruce Lee estate.
Yellow Claw has climbed the dance music charts since Dutch DJ and production duo Jim Aasgier and Nizzle released their first songs in 2012. The duo’s November 2015 debut, “Blood For Mercy”, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard Heat Seekers Chart and Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart and won an Edison Award in 2016, the Dutch equivalent of a Grammy Award.
The duo have sold out shows in the US, Asia and Europe and performed on major festival stages at the Electric Daisy Carnival, Tomorrowland, Lollapalooza, Coachella and more.
In 2017, Yellow Claw released their second album, “Los Amsterdam”. The album amassed over 200 million Spotify streams and reached No. 1 on the iTunes Dance Albums chart.
Yellow Claw’s third album, “New Blood”, was released in 2018.
Tickets for the 106th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday, May 29 and the GMR Grand Prix on Saturday, May 14 are available at www.ims.com.