Desert Hearts Festival Moves To A New Home, Bringing Techno And House To Los Angeles
With the motto "House, Techno, Love - We're all Desert Hearts", Desert Hearts is a two-day techno and house music festival that was founded 12 years ago.
Desert Hearts fans will remember the 2022 event at Perris Lake in Riverside County, which started on the San Diego Los Coyotes Indian Reservation. But this year, the house and techno extravaganza kicks off with Torch in Los Angeles. May 6 and 7 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Desert Heart Group It had humble beginnings in 2012, holding a 200-member rally in the middle of the Mojave Desert. The founding members who took over the ship performed club games.
It's not easy, says Mikey Lyons, co-founder of Matt Marabella, David Lyons, Lee Reynolds and Christoph McKay. Lion spoke about his love and passion for music that helped him grow over the years.Sign up for our Holiday Pass mailing list. Whether you're a Coachella fan or prefer to watch from afar, get weekly updates on the Southern California music festival season. Register here.
"Our passion has always been to spread as much love and positive energy as possible through music and dance," Leone said on the call. "We're thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase this community in an entertainment mecca like Los Angeles, and we're excited to host this fiesta in a city we love and care about. Coincidentally."
The Lion Torch described it as the perfect venue for the event. In March, the festival announced on its Instagram page that it was moving to Perris Lake because of space requirements and rising costs that "make it impossible to host camping events like ours without sacrificing quality." However, for fans who have already bought tickets, they promise that the festival will continue and bring the fun and exciting experience that Desert Hearts are known for, only this time they will have access to the outdoor stage.
"We make sure to show the same level in the heart of the desert and the heart of the city," Leon added. This brings only positive emotions to everyone. It's a common thing that fans can understand. ".
Interestingly, parties in the Los Angeles area are nothing new to the Desert Hearts crew, as for the past five years the members have hosted the City Hearts event, which has served as an outdoor music party for the city's fans. .
Plus, moving to Los Angeles allows festival-goers to enjoy the outdoors without the hassle of camping or the trip to Perris Lake, which Leon says not everyone likes. "I think it's a lot better for fans who don't usually go to camp because there's not a lot to be involved in. It's a great opportunity to show what we have to Los Angeles and bring it to new fans." ".
Fans can look forward to this year's upcoming techno and house bands and some of their creators. "We've always felt it's very important to give back and show love to the creators and people who are on the move in Chicago and Detroit," Lyons shared. Artists such as Derek Carter, DJ Holographic, Mark Farina, Dusky, Synty, CATZ 'N DOGS, PartiBoi 69, Lee Reynolds, Soul Clap and more are among the artists the group has been looking for for some time. Leon explained that this year's line-up consists of guys who have "played the underground scene around the world and brought the fans together just for that house and techno".
The festival venue offers two days of live entertainment, small comedy shows, food and drink. No matter which stage or date fans choose, Lion wants to know that Desert Hearts was created with the fans and the music in mind, and the audience can definitely feel it.
"The key driver and strength of Hearts of the Desert is this loving and positive community," Lyons shared. "This is the main principle of our festival, which makes it so popular. It gives us purpose to do everything we do."
The heart of the desert holiday
When: 14:00 to 12:00, 18:00-19:00 May.
Where: Torchlight at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, 3911 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles
Tickets: $119 for a two-day pass; Day tickets for Saturdays are $79; Sunday tickets are $75. All tickets are available at deserthearts.us.
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