Kygo to Headline All-Star Lineup at 2019 Preakness InfieldFest

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Kygo is among the musicians starring at this year's Preakness InfieldFest
Kygo is among the musicians starring at this year's Preakness InfieldFest (Wikimedia Commons/The Come Up Show)

The Preakness InfieldFest has announced its biggest lineup ever for 2019, featuring Norwegian DJ, producer, and songwriter Kygo, three-time Gramy-nominated rap artist Logic, Grammy Award-winning DJ and producer Diplo, breakout hip-hop recording artist Juice Wrld, Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Fisher, and rising star DJ Frank Walker.  

Preakness Infield Fest has been an iconic event in horse racing for decades, complementing the second leg of the Triple Crown with youthful energy of live music, often featuring music’s biggest stars. In recent years Post Malone, Lorde, Macklemore, Pitbull, and other top artists have graced the Pimlico infield stage.

Norwegian DJ, producer, and songwriter Kygo holds the world record for fastest one billion streams on Spotify and has been listed on DJ Magazine’s Top 100 DJs List for four years in a row. He made history at the 2016 Rio Olympics, when he became the first house music producer to perform at an Olympics closing ceremony.

Also set to take the InfieldFest stage is Maryland native and three-time Grammy-nominated rap artist, Logic, who shot to stardom with a series of critically acclaimed mixtapes, and whose latest album, Everybody, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Global superstar and first-time InfieldFest performer, Diplo, has worked with some of today's most influential artists including Beyoncé, Justin Bieber and The Weeknd, and has toured the world solo as Diplo, as one half of Jack Ü with Skrillex and as one third of Major Lazer.

Rising star on the Billboard Canadian charts Toronto Native, DJ Frank Walker will return to InfieldFest once again with his upbeat dance tunes, house music, and vocal blends. Walker was named an iHeart Radio Future Star and a Billboard Rising Star and earned international acclaim for his mainstage performances in Europe, Asia and North America while supporting Kygo on his “Kids in Love Tour.” Following the success of the tour DJ Frank Walker released his #1 hit song “Heartbreak Back” which is a mainstay on Apple Music’s A-List Dance playlist and Spotify’s Dance Hits.

Walker will be joined by breakout rapper, Juice Wrld praised for his singles "Lucid Dreams" and "All Girls Are the Same." Juice Wrld’s debut studio album “Goodbye and Good Riddance” earned him the number four spot on the Billboard 200 list. Australian house and techno producer Fisher will make his InfieldFest debut performing his unique mixes and original sounds. The producer earned international attention for his breakout song "Losing It," which reached No. 1 on the ARIA Club Tracks chart and earned him his first spot on the American charts.

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