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Behind the Scenes of America's Newest Resort Rave: Ray-Ban X Boiler Room's Weekender Festival


Paper Mag is taking followers to the Split Rock resort for a behind-the-scenes look at Ray-Ban and Boiler Room's new rave experience, Weekender Festival. Find out about the location, activities planned, unique features and more in this special feature and interview with Boiler Room founder Blaise Bellville.

This article originally appeared on Paper Mag

Boiler Room, the leading livestream platform for rising producers, DJs and artists, has long been a staple of the underground electronic scene -- so it only makes sense that their next incarnation is an event that's 20 times the size of anything they've attempted before.

Expanding the feel of their infamously intimate broadcasts to a 3000-person, IRL getaway in the woods, the Ray-Ban x Boiler Room Weekender is set to be a wild one. Held at the shabby-chic Split Rock resort in the Poconos, Boiler Room founder Blaise Bellville says "The Shining meets Twin Peaks on an acid trip" backdrop is a huge progression for a company "started with a webcam taped to a wall." And now, five years later, Boiler Room has finally joined the festival big leagues, but with a twist true to their roots in the underground. Because while the Weekender may be big, it's their definitive attempt at bringing a few of their favorite American crews and curators -- such as NYC's GHE20G0TH1K, the dancehall dons at Mixpak and Kanye collaborator Virgil Abloh -- to a global audience, all while facilitating a unique collaborative, communal experience for artists and attendees alike...

... Read the full article and interview at papermag.com/boiler-room-weekender-2074...

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