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20 Things That Happened at VELD 2015

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20 Things That Happened at VELD 2015

1. Bacardi Untameable stage had the tent bumpin’ at all times.

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

2. People paid $5 to get in his balls.

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

3. “I remember you from last VELD, you were going ham on the hoops it was amazing.” – Fan of hulahoopist

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

4. We 4got about our daddy issues along the way.

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

5. This 4 person tower proved just how high you can get at VELD.

Photo: Brendon Levesque

Photo: Brendon Levesque

6. “How many people have spanked you today?” “About seven so far.”

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

7. In the two hours that DJ Deadsilence went on Day 1, it inspired a yoga session.
“Guys GTFO (from walking through us)
, this is a yoga class, feel free to join in.” – Alex, Life Cosmic Yoga

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

8. If you ever wondered what it takes to be a VIP, all it takes is to shave your head and put your beer in a titty toilet. It’s not that hard guys.

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

9. “We don’t really know who you are but you’re not bad looking and we matched costumes so we could take photos like these.”

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

10. “I waited in line for 2.5 hours until 5:30 or a little later for them to finally let us in. There was not one drop of rain, no lightning, no thunder, they made us wait 3 hours to let us in… Some people fainted in line from dehydration.” – Justin, Toronto

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

11. “Ten of us came here from Quebec City to experience VELD. We’ve also been to Ile Sonique, Festival d’ete, Digital Dreams, and next year Escapade.”

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

12. “It’s the second time I’ve worn this tee at VELD. Honestly I just like bringing good music to good music without discrimination. I’ve been to VELD three times.” – Led Zep Rep, Toronto

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

13. “We decided to co-plan our holiday around Veld. I’ve been to I Heart Techno and Stereo Sonic in Belgium. A lot of festivals are indoors so it’s nice to be outside in the sun with all these people. We might be going to Heavy MTL in Montreal after this.” – Lindsay and Ann, Australia and Scotland

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

14. “My dad wanted to check out an electronic festival.”
“I’m probably the oldest guy in this tent.  Laughs. My last festival was the Sars Fest in Toronto 2003. I like it here, but you’ve gotta do it VIP.” – Jordan, 3 hours north of Ontario

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

15. “I want that picture let me give you my number.” – Victoria, Milton

VELD 2015 Music Festival

Photo: Dagmar Yu

16. The night I met my four best friends was like 3 weeks ago. We were all at a party in Detroit and decided to come to VELD together. This is cheaper than E Forest.” – Catie, Detroit

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

17. One man got married after this.

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

18. “I got the inspiration to wear these costumes from something I saw at Escapade. I’ve been to FEQ, Osheaga… different things… this is like a two day Electronic Zoo. Our favorite EDM festival is Escapade. We have to come to Ontario for good EDM festivals. However, Ile Sonique in Montreal is getting better, they are on an island, but once they figure out the logistics and Montreal comes together, it’s gonna be great.” – Yoshi, Toronto

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

Photo: Mitch Sadowski

19. “We’re from Montreal. We came to DD, and it was cancelled. Then we came to VELD, and now it’s cancelled…”

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

20. And the winner of Most Appropriately Dressed Goes to…

Photo: Dagmar Yu

Photo: Dagmar Yu

From the humans of #VELD, to the raves, to the amenities, and finally, the evacuation.Photos: Dagmar Yu & Mitch Sadowski

Posted by The Scene Magazine on Thursday, 6 August 2015

 

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