Tampa’s Sunset Music Festival 2019 adds Illenium, Zedd, Tchami to lineup

Skrillex side project Dog Blood is already on the bill.

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Tampa’s Sunset Music Festival dropped its phase-two lineup on Tuesday morning, and it includes a bona fide EDM-pop crossover star (Zedd), a couple of Canadians (Zeds Dead), a single Frenchman (Tchami) and one of dance music’s fastest-rising personalities (Illenium).

The festival — which already announced sets by Skrillex and Boys Noize side project Dog Blood, Liquid Stranger, Ganja White Night and more — is set to to happen on May 25-26 on the grounds outside of Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium.

Illenium might be best known for remixing the Chainsmokers’ “Don’t Let Me Down,” but the Denver-based producer was actually tapped to replace the ‘smokies in 2018 during a botched Sunset Music Festival lineup announcement.

However, his performance — along with the rest of Sunset Music Festival 2018’s day two sets — was washed out when weather related to Tropical Storm Alberto forced the Tampa Sports Authority to cancel the show.

More information on the festival is available via smftampa.com.


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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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