Center of Gravity 2016 lineup announced with headliners Skrillex, Afrojack, and Ice Cube

Dec 19 2017, 11:19 am

Canada’s hottest beach festival is back as the Monster Energy Center of Gravity returns to Kelowna, B.C. from July 8 to 10. Now in its ninth year, the sports and music festival is bringing over 30 world-renowned artists to B.C.’s Okanagan, performing across four outdoor stages.

Headliners this year include eight-time Grammy Award winner Skrillex, Dutch DJ/producer Afrojack, and hip-hop legend Ice Cube.

The festival combines some of the world’s top musical acts with over 150 international athletes competing in seven adrenaline pumping sports, including beach volleyball, basketball, wakeboarding, freestyle motocross and snowmobiling, skateboarding, and BMX.

Image: Chris Gardiner Sports Photography / Center of Gravity

Image: Chris Gardiner Sports Photography / Center of Gravity

“Festivals have an amazing way of creating powerful connections and shared experiences between like-minded people,” Scott Emslie, festival founder, said in a release. “It has been a great journey seeing MECOG grow. I’m thrilled to see the level of talent we have been able to attract for this year’s festival.”

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Center of Gravity 2016 lineup

  • Skrillex
  • Afrojack
  • Ice Cube
  • Showtek
  • Machine Gun Kelly
  • Kid Ink
  • Kap Slap
  • Party Favor
  • Sleepy Tom
  • Stickybuds
  • ZAXX
  • Conro
  • Eminence
  • Slynk
  • Swede Dreams
  • Auxis
  • Bag-O-Beetz
  • Bdice
  • Case Of the Monday
  • David Stone
  • Deepsounds
  • Disero
  • DJ Invizible
  • Doprah Spinfree
  • Flavours
  • IMUR
  • J.Kiss
  • Joachim Speidel
  • Konka
  • Kris Falco
  • Luke Boyle-Stafford
  • Nick Degree & The Specialist
  • Numatic
  • Robotics
  • Rockwell & Disco Dave
  • Romo
  • Seelo Mondo
  • Sheset Steez
  • TEN-0
  • The Beatnikz
  • The Funkee Wadd
  • Travis Lydian
  • Wicked Science
  • Woodhead
  • Zero Lux

Center of Gravity 2016

When: Friday, July 8 to Sunday, July 10

Where: Kelowna, B.C.

Passes: Early Bird General Admission Weekend Passes go on sale April 14 at 10 a.m. for $170 – text MECOGK to 393939 for the presale code. Public onsale Friday, April 15 at 10 a.m.

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