It’s official, of us: The lineup for the inaugural Palm Tree Music Competition — produced by Stomach Up, alongside Kygo’s Palm Tree Crew and live-event manufacturing firm C3 Presents — has been launched, and there’s a lot of nice music to stay up for.
“We’re two youngsters from Aspen that wish to have enjoyable and convey enjoyable stuff to the neighborhood we love,” stated Danny Goldberg, who co-runs Stomach Up along with his older brother, David Goldberg, and father, Michael Goldberg.
Headlining Friday, Feb 23, is 12-time Grammy Award successful, singer, songwriter, musician, and producer Jack White. White, credited for being one of many key artists within the garage-rock revival of the early 2000s, is taken into account one of the revolutionary guitarists of all time.
He discovered industrial and significant success along with his band, The White Stripes’ 2001 breakthrough album White Blood Cells, with the hit single and music video “Fell in Love with a Lady.” In 2005, White based The Raconteurs with Brendon Benson and, in 2009, The Lifeless Climate with Alison Mosshart of The Kills. Since then, he has loved a profitable solo profession, most lately releasing two new albums in 2022, Concern of the Daybreak and Coming into Heaven Alive, for which he’s presently touring.
“The important thing for us was to discover a approach to have a various lineup that feels prefer it hadn’t been achieved earlier than however the place the artists complemented one another. Clearly, Kygo and Jack White are very completely different sonically, however they’re two unbelievable artists,” stated David Goldberg.
Saturday’s headliner, Norwegian Digital Dance Music (EDM) DJ and producer Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, a.ok.a Kygo, is a long-time good friend and collaborator of the Goldbergs.
Danny Goldberg defined: “With Kygo (and his staff), they’ve a historical past with Aspen. They’ve performed Stomach Up. They’ve achieved X Video games. They’ve all the time needed to do one thing right here. They’ve Palm Tree Music Competition within the Hamptons, in addition to different places. They may have stated, ‘We wish to go elsewhere,’ however, for them to say, ‘We wish to do Aspen with you guys,’ it meant one thing to David and I, and we took it and ran with it.”
Kygo discovered worldwide success along with his standard remixes and sellout reveals in North America and Europe together with: TomorrowWorld and Findings. His first Sony Music Leisure observe, “Firestone,” launched on the finish of 2014, has amassed over 47 million+ performs throughout SoundCloud, 831 million+ on YouTube, and over 940 million+ performs on Spotify — peaking at No. 4 within the worldwide Spotify chart.
To assist pull off the logistical facet of such a fancy endeavor, additionally they partnered with an organization Danny Goldberg is aware of effectively since he started his music profession working with them: C3 Presents, which “produce two of probably the most iconic multi-day music festivals, like Austin Metropolis Limits in Texas and Lollapalooza — each in Chicago and in its six worldwide editions, drawing over mixed 2 million music lovers yearly,” based on the pageant’s press launch.
“Our companions are like household to us,” stated Danny Goldberg. “I did my first internship at C3, truly. They’re those that solidified, for me personally, that that is undoubtedly the enterprise, the music enterprise, that I wish to be in, for positive. And, all the main festivals they throw, how effectively they’re run, and their consideration to element, like David and I, it was only a no-brainer on that one,”
Different artists set to carry out Friday night time are self described “melodic home artist,” musician, songwriter, DJ and Producer Gryffin and Los Angeles-based Indie-pop artists Cannons, who simply launched their third studio album Fever Dream in March 2022.
Saturday will characteristic one of the thrilling new performers to hit the scene: pop-rock, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist King Princess and indie-electronic music duo Forester.
Making this occasion accessible to locals was prime of thoughts for the Goldberg brothers.
“One thing we actually needed to supply, and we had been capable of pull off was two units of locals’ early-bird tickets — one for $85 for the 2 days, and the opposite is $195 for each days earlier than we go into basic gross sales,” stated David Goldberg. “It’s supposed for the individuals work and dwell within the Valley; we needed to handle our personal.”
To make sure that Roaring Fork Valley residents have a possibility to buy tickets earlier than most of the people at a reduced worth, the Goldbergs launched a locals’-only presale code which The Aspen Instances printed on web page A2 of Wednesday’s version, restricted to 1 ticket per particular person, to be picked up in particular person solely. Presale begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, adopted by basic tickets gross sales at 2 p.m.
“We simply wish to give individuals the very best expertise that they will have on this city. We now have an appreciation for the people who have traveled very far or simply two minutes, or no matter it’s to assist us, so we wish to give each particular person the identical world-class expertise, world-class music, and world-class enjoyable,” Danny Goldberg stated.
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