(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Livestar Entertainment Group, in combination with Coolworld Entertainment, will be producing "Cyberfest 2004" on October 9, the first of many major festivals under the recently signed joint venture agreement. Cyberfest 2003 sold in excess of 10,000 tickets. Tickets for Cyberfest 2004 are priced from $75 VIP to $35.
Cyberfest 2004 will be held at the Cow Palace fairgrounds in San Francisco, CA. and feature The Roots, BT Live, Nina Sky, Particle, Infected Mushroom, Dilated Peoples, Q-bert, Lyrics Born, Mark Farina and others. There will be over 40 artists performing on five stages. Other attractions include an outdoor Cybersport area, a Cybercircus presented by the Dream Theatre Circus troop, and a vendor fair. Cyberfest is now in its 11th year.
Past Cyberfests performances have been by the Chemical Brothers, Run DMC, Crystal Method, KRS One, Paul Oakenfold, Talib Kweli, Digital Underground, Pharoah Monch, Fungo Mungo, BT, Rabbit In The Moon, Carl Cox, Common, Kraftwerk's Karl Bartos, De La Soul, Hieroglyphics, Kevens, Roni Size, BT, Mos Def, Moby, Christopher Lawrence, Bad Boy Bill, Felix Da Housecat, Supa DJ Dimitri, Armand Van Heldon, Andy C, Mixmaster Mike, Q-bert, George Acosta, Mark Farina, Goldie, DJ Rap, DJ Craze, Diesel Boy, Miguel Migs, DJ Dan, and Electronic Rockers Planet B.
Cyberfest was founded in the early nineties and is the longest running dance and music festival of its kind in the United States. Over 250,000 people have attended the festival nationwide since its inception. Cyberfest festivals have been staged all over Northern and Southern California, Texas, Arizona and Florida. Although Cyberfest strives in being one of the biggest showcases of electronic music, it also presents rock and hip-hop artsists.
"We couldn't be happier," said Livestar Events International Vice President Jay Sinclair. "After many months of hard work and planning to complete the agreement with Coolworld, we are excited to announce Cyberfest 2004 as our first major festival. Coolworld and Sason Parry bring with them a successful and reputable track record. The Cyberfest brand and long history lend to a very positive outlook for the 4th quarter for the company. We look forward to announcing further productions in the near future and to a long a profitable relationship with Mr. Parry and Coolworld. We can only hope that our shareholders and investors are as excited as we are."
"We are extremely pleased with the new partnership and are excited to build solid and profitable festivals together with Livestar," said Coolworld founder Sason Parry. "Our Coolworld and Cyberfest brands have strong market presence and with Livestar, we can only get bigger. We look forward to growing this relationship and creating a profitable venture that provides entertainment value to our customers." –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen