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Art Department Announced to play Mysteryland 2016

He is the first disclosed artist of the festival's Phase Two lineup announcement.

by Alexander Iadarola
Mar 28 2016, 7:57pm

Image courtesy of Mysteryland

Acclaimed Toronto DJ, Art Department, is the first artist to be revealed as part of upstate New York Mysteryland Festival's Phase Two lineup announcement. The announcement follows January's Phase One lineup of the Dutch entertainment company ID&T-helmed event, which included Seattle duo Odesza, Grammy-winning Skrillex, San Francisco cult figure Bassnectar, and many more. This will be Art Deparment's first time playing Mysteryland USA.

Mysteryland 2016 will take place from June 10-13 at Bethel Woods in New York's Catskill Mountains, as did the famous 1969 rock festival Woodstock. More exciting Phase Two lineup announcements will be made over the course of this week, so be sure to stay tuned as we update this post.

Art Department was a duo until last year, when founding member Kenny Glawgow departed and left Jonny White to handle the project by himself. Revisit his first single after leaving here, and revisit our interview with him about the decision to become a solo artist here.

Revisit THUMP's review of 2015's Mysteryland, which saw the festival rebrand itself as a neo-hippie enclave.

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