Dec 10

Day Zero 2017


Opening Ceremony with

Day Zero’s Lineup Emerges for January 13 in The Jungle of Tulum

Featuring Âme (dj), Bedouin, Damian Lazarus, Dinky, Dixon, DJ Three, Lum, Mathew Jonson, Metrika, Satori, Serge Devant, and Very Special Back to Back Sets

A convergence of mysticism, music, natural wonder and apocalyptic sentiment spawned Day Zero on the final day of the Ancient Mayan Calendar in 2012. In its subsequent four chapters, it has evolved, awakening a community of curious thrill seekers and adventurers from all four corners of the globe, pulled to the Mayan jungles surrounding Tulum to celebrate the magic of one of the world’s singular events, soundtracked by some of its most exciting artists.

Day Zero has come to reflect the seamless ebb and flow of its jungle habitat, a sacred space where the sonic tools of the ancient world meet that of the new. As the event takes in sunrises and sunsets and deep late moments, one can’t help but feel the venue’s profound energy spilling forth from its caves, cenotes, and naturally formed amphitheater. It is the unparalleled vibe of this unique location, paired with Damian Lazarus musical curation, that has created a unique infusion from which the world’s best electronic music can be properly experienced in mind, body and spirit.

2016 saw the event hit full stride as it welcomed Cirque Du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte’s Red Moon to the fold, as the curator of some of the planet’s most unique and immersive environments and otherworldly performances. It was this year that Billboard Magazine reflected that Day Zero could go down in ‘party history’,

2017 will welcome a finely tuned cast of musical visionaries as Lazarus’ Crosstown Rebels continues its 14 year triumph as one of the most boundary pushing names in modern dance music. Joining Lazarus in 2017 will be Crosstown cohorts like Dinky, DJ Three, Serge Devant, Mathew Johnson, and Metrika, as well as representatives from other like minded global crews such as Innervisions Âme and Dixon.

Day Zero has fostered a means for introspection through a reimagination of modern-rave and a chance for its unique community to reconnect and reawaken for the year to come.

Crosstown Rebels background
The Crosstown Rebels started their mission in 2003 powered by a modern electronic canon spearheaded by Damian Lazarus. The label has inspired countless unforgettable dance floor moments and nurtured many universally adored music makers. Soon to be entering its fourteenth year at the forefront of future-moving dance music, Crosstown Rebels remains the electronic pioneering force of the past decade.

Press Quotes

Billboard – “Every single element of the experience was acutely curated by a man that has built a career on knowing precisely what he wants and for having a keen knack at articulating it. “

Pulse Radio – “On the periphery of the jungle dancefloor gangly stilted circus performers bumped and shuffled as fire dancers spun relentlessly to the sound of Damian Lazarus working his signature worldly house”

Mixmag – “…a party you can’t help but get lost in.”

Fest300 – “Day Zero blends traditional Mayan ceremonies, local performers, arts, the lush magic of the Mayan Riviera, top house and techno talent, and the support of Damian Lazarus’s Crosstown Rebels to guide attendees’ through 24 hours of cultural, musical and self exploration in the jungle.”

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