The third annual Isle of Light festival will take place March 5, 2016 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
This year’s lineup will feature acts Neon Indian, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Shamir, alongside local acts from the Dominican and the Caribbean rounding out the culturally diverse lineup.
Today also marks the reveal of the festival set times, as follows:
Selektor 7 (2:00PM)
Playa o Radio (4:00PM)
Gran Poder de Diosa (6:00PM)
Los Wálters (7:00PM)
Álvaro Díaz (9:00PM)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra (10:00PM)
Neon Indian (12:00AM)
Francesca Lombardo (1:00AM)
In addition to the artist performances, Isle of Light will feature IOL Pro, a series of lectures and workshops held on-site designed to broaden attendees’ perspective on modern-age music industry principles. Workshop topics will include production technique and theory of Latin American music (with Mauricio Alvarez, producer), music PR strategy (with Joel Moya, Managing Editor of Remezcla.com), and getting the most out of digital distribution (with Janette Barios and Julio Brea, Symphonic Distribution). IOL Pro is open to all festival attendees, though capacity is limited.
Isle of Light is presented by creative collective Mishu. The Miami-based company promotes music events across the U.S. and abroad as well as running a record label arm (Mishu Records) and an original content creation arm (The House of Creatives / HoC). See the 2016 press release announcing Mishu’s revamped company structure HERE.
Since its 2014 inception, Isle of Light has boasted performances by Run The Jewels, Twin Shadow, The Juan Maclean, Ezra Koenig (Vampire Weekend), Danielle Haim (HAIM), Chromeo, Warpaint, and Soul Clap.
Hosting over 3000 people, the fest extends over the gorgeous shoreline of Santo Domingo’s “Old Colonial Zone” under the historic harbor light house. Attendees are immersed in a vibrant cultural exchange exposing local festival-goers to a diverse lineup of international artists.