March 18, 2019 4:47 pm
Updated: March 18, 2019 4:48 pm

Veld 2019: Cardi B, Skrillex, Tiesto to play Toronto-area festival

(L-R) Cardi B and Skrillex performing live onstage.

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It’s official. Toronto’s biggest EDM festival is coming back for another year, with possibly its biggest lineup yet.

That’s right: Veld Music Festival revealed “Phase One” of its 2019 summer lineup via Twitter on Monday morning.

Among a plethora of other popular EDM artists, Cardi B, Skrillex, Tiesto and Kygo were named as some of the festival’s major acts and potential headliners.

The popular event takes place at Toronto’s Downsview Park from Aug. 3-4.

The highly influential hip-hop and rap lineup also includes Alesso, Kodak Black, Zed’s Dead and Canada’s very own Loud Luxury.

2014 Veld Music Festival at Downsview Park on Aug. 2, 2014 in Toronto.

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Veld was founded by Toronto-based entertainment company Ink Entertainment, in 2012.

Each year, the highly anticipated weekend extravaganza welcomes tens of thousands of electronic music lovers across the globe.

From Steve Aoki to Post Malone, The Chainsmokers to Travis Scott, and even Migos to Marshmello, Veld has seen its fair share of charting performers.

Annual visitors are already speculating that the 2019 edition of the festival will be the best yet given its stacked lineup of musicians.

Tiesto performs during the 2018 Electric Zoo Festival at Randall’s Island on September 2, 2018 in New York City.

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In wake of the lineup announcement, a number of avid EDM listeners took to Twitter to share their excitement for the upcoming festival.

“For the first time in many years i can genuinely say Veld is a full send,” wrote one user. “Holy s**t, they really outdid themselves this year.”

A man crowd surfs during Veld Music Festival at Downsview Park on July 30, 2016 in Toronto.

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Those interested in attending Veld this summer can sign up for a presale code on the official website. Presale begins on March 20.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 21 at 10 a.m. ET. VIP packages will be available too.

Additional lineup announcements are expected to be made in the coming weeks.

adam.wallis@globalnews.ca

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