The Canadian team behind Digital Dreams Music Festival, Electric Island, World Electronic Music Festival and All Day I Dream have announced a new week-long music festival April 4-8 in Barbados.
Going by the name Vujaday (defined as “an entirely new experience” and “like nothing you have ever seen or felt before”), the festival will take place in a unique location each of its five days, leaving the first and last day for travel.
The festival lineup so far includes Toronto electronic legend Art Department, All Day I Dream founder Lee Burridge, Chicago house hero Green Velvet, San Francisco resident and Dirtybird favorite Justin Martin, Life and Death founder DJ Tennis, Crew Love members Wolf + Lamb, Lonely C (Soul Clap), Nick Monaco and The Fitness & Pony, Hot Creations founder Lee Foss, Brooklyn duo Bedouin, Mikey Lion and Lee Reynolds from Desert Hearts, Berlin based Korean artist Peggy Gou, Italian electronic DJ Francesca Lombardo, UK house duo Solardo, upcoming house DJ Lauren Lane, and Nottingham tech house producer Latmun.
The founders have also owned and operated clubs in Toronto such as Footwork Nightclub, Coda, The Hoxton and The Velvet Underground, along with work on festivals outside of Toronto including Further Future in the US and SXM Festival in the Caribbean. The main team is The RKET Group, run by Ryan Kruger, who is also president of Destiny Event Productions, and Joel Smye, co-founder of CODA Nightclub and a former co-owner of The Guvernment in Toronto.