SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 16, 2019– Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the full lineup of artists performing at Intersect, a brand new music festival put on by AWS celebrating creativity, innovation, and community, that will debut December 6-7 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas. Foo Fighters, Kacey Musgraves, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Beck, Brandi Carlile, Leon Bridges, H.E.R., Jamie xx, will be joined by newly added artists, including Toro Y Moi, SOPHIE, Kelsey Lu, JPEGMAFIA, The Black Madonna, Weyes Blood, Snail Mail, Japanese Breakfast, and more.
Beyond the music, Intersect attendees can explore a million square feet of games and activities, including a video arcade, post-apocalyptic dodgeball stadium, and mega-sized ball pit with over 200,000 balls; with everything taking place in a futuristic, custom-designed indoor/outdoor environment full of lasers, video screens, and immersive art and design. Food and cocktails will be provided by some of the premier caterers in the festival industry, including Wolfgang Puck, Best Beverage Catering, and Backyard BBQ.
Next-generation visual artists from around the world, including Nonotak, Kytten Janae, Beeple, Ouchhh, and Mike808, will share work throughout the festival environment, including a six-story video tower called the ‘Monolith.’ Intersect attendees are in for a special treat as, “Intel Presents UPLIFT: A drone light show celebrating women in tech in collaboration with Kacey Musgraves.” Musgraves will provide creative direction for 500 Intel drones programmed and flown by a female-led team in a tribute to women’s contributions to advancements in technology. The show will accompany a donation to the nonprofit educational initiative Girls in Tech.
Single-day and two-day general admission (GA), VIP, and VIP+ tickets are on sale now starting at $169 at intersectfest.com.
“Music has been an uncanny unifier of people over the years,” said Ariel Kelman, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, AWS. “We’ve built a pretty amazing and unusual live music experience at our annual AWS conference that attendees have loved; and with Intersect, we’re excited to extend this unique event into a two-day, public music festival. Festivalgoers can look forward to a mix of musical performances from legendary acts like the Foo Fighters and Kacey Musgraves, unique musical talents from the likes of Brandi Carlile, Kelsey Lu, and JPEGMAFIA; coupled with immersive digital installations, and some of the interactive games and technology elements our AWS re:Invent and re:Play attendees know and love.”
Intersect is presented by AWS and produced by Production Club.
INTERSECT by AWS, with performances by:
Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals
The Black Madonna
Flying Lotus (3D)
Max Cooper (Live AV)
Toro y Moi (Dj)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
*BOLD indicates new additions
About Amazon Web Services
For 13 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 165 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 69 Availability Zones (AZs) within 22 geographic regions, spanning the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Middle East, Singapore, Sweden, and the UK. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. To learn more about AWS, visit aws.amazon.com.
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About Production Club
Production Club is a multidisciplinary creative studio specialized in designing and producing immersive experiences for the music, tech, and gaming industries. With a global team headquartered in Los Angeles and Spain, Production Club takes a comprehensive approach to experience-building, working collaboratively with our artist and brand clients to design and direct all aspects of a project from concept to programming to execution. To learn more about our diverse work and clientele, please visit production.club.
About Las Vegas Festival Grounds
Las Vegas Festival Grounds is a multi-purpose outdoor venue located along the famed Las Vegas Strip on the southwest corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Blvd. Spanning nearly 40 acres and accommodating up to 80,000 fans for an event, the site boasts a permanent stage and a 7.5-acre dedicated transportation area. The Festival Grounds provides a great fan experience during all events with new turf throughout the property, food and beverage outlets, shaded areas and almost 400 permanent restroom facilities. The Las Vegas Festival Grounds has hosted the iHeartRadio Daytime Stage, Rock in Rio and the ACM Party for a Cause Festival as well as a number of major conventions. For more information, visit the Las Vegas Festival Grounds website.