Category Archives: Electric Zoo Festival (NYC)
A selected guide to concerts in the New York City area.
When some music festival fans quit drinking or taking drugs, they thought they would have to give up the gatherings, but safe spots at some festivals offer support.
Patrick Morgan of Buffalo had obtained Ecstasy pills for a friend, who in turn distributed some to a man who died at a Manhattan music festival in 2013.
The Electric Zoo Festival, the annual electronic dance music gathering, took over Randalls Island a year after two festivalgoers died after using the synthetic party drug Molly.
Mike Bindra and Laura de Palma, who run the festival, where two attendees died in drug-related episodes last year, are in the middle of a discussion within the world of electronic dance music about how to stem the tide of drugs.