Going where few music festivals have gone before – literally the first of its kind – Isle of Light is excited to announce the kickoff party taking place on March 6th in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic!The opening night, reserved for IoL festival ticket holders only, will feature DJ sets from Vampire Weekend‘s frontman Ezra Koenig, indie rock’s favorite middle sister Danielle Haim, Grammy-winning producer Ariel Rechtshaid (Usher, Sky Ferreira, Major Lazer, Charli XCX, Justin Bieber etc) and NYC’s true ambassador, Despot. The party kicks off at 10PM at Moustache and space is LIMITED – details below. This incredible warmup is the perfect compliment to the already stellar lineup of Chromeo, Run The Jewels, Soul Clap, WhoMadeWho, Walking Shapes and local acts TangoWhiskyMan and Auro Sonico
Isle of Light takes place in Santo Domingo’s “Old Colonial Zone”, under the historic harbor light house in the Dominican Republic. The one-day festival held on March 7th will play host to a diverse and international lineup of artists, with production combining both art and music to deliver a culturally diverse and world class festival experience to the Rio Ozama shoreline. Now in it’s second year, previous artists to play the fest include Twin Shadow, The Juan Maclean, Pompeya and Legowelt, who performed to over 3000 fans.
Isle of Light, produced by No Shame Records founder Marco Vicini and Luis Betances from the Dominican Republic, and Phil Hoelting and Morgan Lebus from the United States, aims to bring a truly unique and entertaining experience to the region.