[MONTHLY FEATURE] Top 5 Shows Coming To The Brooklyn Mirage: August

Brooklyn Mirage, Avant Gardner

| July 23, 2023

We are back with the second edition of this special monthly feature, where we put a spotlight on the top 5 events to catch at The Brooklyn Mirage. If you are just joining us for the first time or are unfamiliar with this illustrious venue, here is a brief recap:

Part of New York City's esteemed Avant Gardner mega-complex, The Brooklyn Mirage is accompanied by The Great Hall and Kings Hall. While each space can host individual events, combined they make Avant Gardner the second-largest entertainment venue in Brooklyn at 80,000 square feet. This complex is so massive that it even has its own food court!

The Brooklyn Mirage, Avant GardnerActing as Avant Gardner's main attraction, The Brooklyn Mirage has hosted hundreds of the world's greatest artists, many of them based in electronic music. Its unrivaled arsenal of lasers, state-of-the-art sound systems, and an epic 200-foot wide, 30-foot high video wall, has led to being named North America's Best Large Club by DJ Mag in 2022 (which is nearly guaranteed to be repeated).

Brooklyn MirageAugust at The Brooklyn Mirage is overflowing with legendary DJ-producer hybrids, label takeovers, and more! With a significant portion of next month's shows already sold out (excluded from our list), it is crucial to grab tickets for the most anticipated events and lineups that are available while you still can. 

Check out iEDM's 'Top 5 Shows Coming To The Brooklyn Mirage: August' below


Zamna Festival — Saturday, August 3rd

Zamna Festival, Brooklyn Mirage

Leading off the series of jaw-dropping lineups in August is the immersive and extravagant Zamna FestivalWhat EDM.com called “Tulum’s premier dance music experience,” Zamna draws tens of thousands of attendees from more than 110 countries around the world every year. Now, Zamna will debut their beats for their very first New York City, bringing the spirit of Tulum to NYC with a complete venue takeover of The Brooklyn Mirage.

Zamna FestivalThis stacked lineup draws on talent from nearly every corner of the world. Stephan Jolk and Henri Bergmann are guaranteed to deliver melodic beats that will entrance their audience. Also, present will be Latin house duo Calussa and prominent melodic techno act ØostilAttendees are highly anticipating a remarkable performance from Giolì & Assia as well, among others.

Get your tickets for Zamna Festival HERE!


Alan Walker — Thursday, August 10th 

Alan Walker, Brooklyn Mirage

Ever since his debut single “Faded” amazed music fans back in 2015, global phenom Alan Walker has continuously dropped infectious hits. This beloved dance music icon has collaborated with the top artists in the world, from Bruno Mars to Coldplay to Hans Zimmer. Inspired by his intense passion for music and film, he combined the two into a glorious fictional universe: World of Walker.

Now Alan is bringing this mind-bending experience to The Mirage, joined by a cast of dynamic artists. Getting the crowd warmed up will be MiNDTRiX and Armada regulars Riggi & Piros. Following these opening sets, up-and-coming prodigy yetep will take center stage. Then one of the masterminds behind the 2018 smash-hit “Jackie Chan”, Dzeko, will ignite the audience before Alan's sure-to-be memorable performance.

Get your tickets for Alan Walker HERE!


Vintage Culture — Saturday, August 12th

Vintage Culture, Brooklyn MirageEasily one of the most skilled DJs and producers in the realms of house and techno, Vintage Culture is gearing up for an extended set that will blow Mirage attendees away. From Tomorrowland to the finest clubs in Ibiza, this one-of-a-kind Brazilian is renowned for his hypnotic creations and captivating six-hour lives mixes.

Never failing to put on a proficient and seamless performance, Vintage Culture has additionally forged a variety of genre-bending tunes that can be left on repeat. Lately, he has been diving into the realm of melodic techno and progressive house with bangers like “Hear you calling”. However, expect the unexpected when you see Vintage Culture at The Mirage; it is certain he will be playing a bit of everything.

Get your tickets for Vintage Culture HERE!


Louis The Child Presents: Alter-Ego —
Saturday, August 19th 

Louis The Child, What So Not, Snakehips, The Knocks, Alter-Ego, Brooklyn MirageIdolized for their ability to push the boundaries of music and entertainment, legendary duo Louis The Child is bringing a mammoth lineup to the Avant Gardner on the 19th. Alter-Ego encompasses a multi-stage takeover of this venue, giving commendable artists, such Snakehips, The Knocks, and JOYRYDEa platform to express different sides of themselves.

Louis The ChildLouis The Child will be going b2b with veteran artist What So Not, while prominent tech house label Space Yacht is running things over at the Great Hall. At Kings Hall, stand-up comedy and live improv will have concertgoers in tears. As if this wasn't exciting enough already, Dr. Fresch and Moksi will be ripping a b2b. Between the other artists on the billing and sets reflective of jungle, classic trap, bassline garage, and more, Alter-Ego is shaping up to be The Mirage show of the month.

Get your tickets for Louis The Child Presents: Alter-Ego HERE!


Jai Wolf: Blue Babu Tour — Saturday, August 26th 

Jai Wolf, Kasbo, Evan Giia, Brooklyn MirageWrapping up an August full of exceptional takeovers and artist showcases, Jai Wolf, the bridge between indie and dance, is storming NYC with a team of alluring artists. The fusion of Jai's soothing basslines and ethereal effects is so ravishing that it allows listeners to lose themselves in a sonic dreamland. This is very evident when playing his extensive library of past productions, such as “Indian Summer” and recent anthem “Tennis Skirt”.

Jai is not the only sensational artist on this lineup. An original innovator of the SoundCloud wave scene, MYRNE will begin the festivities. Next up is EVAN GIIA, a Brooklyn-native who executes tantalizing vocals on every track she's a part of. Proceeding Jai will be Kasbo, whose emotional instrumentals and top-notch sound design has led to a plethora of auditory gems. Make sure you attend this pivotal stop in Jai's Blue Babu Tour and avoid months worth of FOMO.

Get your tickets for Jai Wolf: Blue Babu Tour HERE!


Photos courtesy of The Brooklyn Mirage and @ChrisLavado. 


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Connor Phillips


Fueled by his passion for EDM, Connor’s life revolves around dance music and its ability to bring people together. Raised in upstate New York, Connor was deprived of festivals and raves until he attended Florida State University, where he was instantly hooked. Fast-forward to today and Connor has become a house and melodic techno DJ, an avid EDM-based interviewer and writer, and has worked PR for the likes of Matroda, Bleu Clair, and other new-wave house icons.

Outside of music, Connor loves pretty much any sport (huge Knicks, Yankees, and NY Giants fan), going on hikes, traveling, and food. Based in Florida, there’s a good chance you will eventually run into Connor at one of the popular festivals and clubs throughout the state.

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