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Cityfox Is Unveiling an Insane Summer Venue Called The Brooklyn Mirage—Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Three stages, imported palm trees, and Europe's finest tech-house DJs.
July 2, 2015, 6:55pm

Photos courtesy of Cityfox/Reynard Productions

Reynard Productions, the company behind New York's Cityfox party series, has always had an ambitious streak. But this time, they're pulling off the stuff of nightlife legend: a massive pop-up club and outdoor venue called the Brooklyn Mirage, which will run from July 4 to September 26 before living up to its name and disappearing with the summer. (We've got some preview pictures of what it looks like below, but we won't ruin the surprise.)

Read: "This Saturday Cityfox is Creating the Nightclub of Your Dreams"

When life hands you an indoor and outdoor playpen with three stages, imported palm trees, and Europe's finest tech-house DJs, you make a damn good time out of it. (Hopefully while drinking spiked lemonade.) Since serious dancing requires an even-more-serious set-up, the Brooklyn Mirage will also have a state-of-the-art KV2 Audio soundsystems—new technology that surpasses what you usually get at concerts. They've also thoughtfully surrounded the area with nine projectors operated by Zurich's lighting masters Projektil, who will projection-map the entire urban oasis once the sun sets.

"We wanted to create something so people can escape from sometimes hectic life in New York City, and really enjoy the summer," says Billy Bildstein, the Creative Director of Cityfox and Reynard Productions.

So come July 4, you're going to exploit all of this insanity at their opening party, which goes from night to day and will feature Tale of Us, Bedouin, Behrouz, a live set from Canson, and others on the decks. For fuel, you'll hit their food trucks and full-service bars, and when it's fireworks time, you'll take a breather and climb one of the elevated platforms to gaze over the Brooklyn and Manhattan skylines.

Photos courtesy of Cityfox/Reynard Productions

Reynard Productions, the company behind New York's Cityfox party series, has always had an ambitious streak. But this time, they're pulling off the stuff of nightlife legend: a massive pop-up club and outdoor venue called the Brooklyn Mirage, which will run from July 4 to September 26 before living up to its name and disappearing with the summer. (We've got some preview pictures of what it looks like below, but we won't ruin the surprise.)

Read: "This Saturday Cityfox is Creating the Nightclub of Your Dreams"

When life hands you an indoor and outdoor playpen with three stages, imported palm trees, and Europe's finest tech-house DJs, you make a damn good time out of it. (Hopefully while drinking spiked lemonade.) Since serious dancing requires an even-more-serious set-up, the Brooklyn Mirage will also have a state-of-the-art KV2 Audio soundsystems—new technology that surpasses what you usually get at concerts. They've also thoughtfully surrounded the area with nine projectors operated by Zurich's lighting masters Projektil, who will projection-map the entire urban oasis once the sun sets.

"We wanted to create something so people can escape from sometimes hectic life in New York City, and really enjoy the summer," says Billy Bildstein, the Creative Director of Cityfox and Reynard Productions.

So come July 4, you're going to exploit all of this insanity at their opening party, which goes from night to day and will feature Tale of Us, Bedouin, Behrouz, a live set from Canson, and others on the decks. For fuel, you'll hit their food trucks and full-service bars, and when it's fireworks time, you'll take a breather and climb one of the elevated platforms to gaze over the Brooklyn and Manhattan skylines.

For the rest of the summer, house and techno heavyweightslike Dixon and Ame will preside over other Reynard Productions parties, while top New York promoters will also move in to throw their own blowouts. Check out the lineup (so far) below—shit's gonna get cray.

Upcoming Events at the Brooklyn Mirage:

July 4: The Cityfox Experience with Tale of Us, M.A.N.D.Y., Behrouz, and more

July 12: All Day I Dream with Lee Burridge, Gorje Hewek & Izhevski, Lauren Ritter

July 25: Dixon and Âme

August 8: The Cityfox Experience (lineup TBA)

August 1: Full Moon Fest with Yelle, Tensnake, RÜFÜS DU SOL and more

September 26: The Cityfox Experience (lineup TBA)

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For the rest of the summer, house and techno heavyweightslike Dixon and Ame will preside over other Reynard Productions parties, while top New York promoters will also move in to throw their own blowouts. Check out the lineup (so far) below—shit's gonna get cray.

Upcoming Events at the Brooklyn Mirage:

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July 4: The Cityfox Experience with Tale of Us, M.A.N.D.Y., Behrouz, and more

July 12: All Day I Dream with Lee Burridge, Gorje Hewek & Izhevski, Lauren Ritter

July 25: Dixon and Âme

August 8: The Cityfox Experience (lineup TBA)

August 1: Full Moon Fest with Yelle, Tensnake, RÜFÜS DU SOL and more

September 26: The Cityfox Experience (lineup TBA)

Follow Michelle Lhooq on Twitter