ILLFEST returns to Austin, Texas this weekend for two days of raving and great memories! From February 18th – 19th, Circuit of Americas venue will host a stellar lineup, featuring headliners such as Kaskade, Liquid Stranger, RL Grime, Borgore, and many more. Have fun, stay safe, and to help you out, here are some artists you don’t want to miss!
Canadian DJ and producer Ekali, aka Nathan Shaw, is definitely well-known for his eclectic repertoire. From heavy trap bangers to melancholic downtempo tracks, Ekali injects his precise sound design and arrangement. Ekali has collaborated with staple names such as ZHU, Denzel Curry, and Illenium. You’ll find Ekali dominating The ILLest stage on Saturday, February 19th, at 9:15 pm.
Vancouver based producer Juelz has developed a sound of hip-hop and electronic fusion with endless possibilities. The classically trained musician with diverse influences has a strong foundation in writing and production. From his initial success with “Cocaine” to his sophomore EP High Octane, Juelz has been making waves in the scene. Catch Juelz live at The ILLest stage on Saturday, February 19th, at 4:45 pm.
Mersiv, aka Anderson Benoit Gallegos, has been developing his unique “Pretty Dark Loud” style of electronic music coupled with the aesthetic of emotion and vitality. His music pulls from personal experiences that deliver therapeutic energy to listeners. Mersiv released his debut album, Pretty Dark Loud, in 2021 and delivered his full concept the Mersiv Sound Project. Dive into the freeform experience of Mersiv at the Mooncheese stage on Friday, February 18th, at 6:30 pm.
ROSSY delivers emotional atmospheres with a range of abilities focused through trap, future bass, and even classical components. Through her music she tells her story and has pushed boundaries with hit tracks such as “Shimmer” with Cozway and her latest single “Hysteria.” Be sure to catch Rossy on The ILLest stage on Saturday, February 19th, at 3:45 pm.