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Dom Dolla, Charlotte de Witte & John Summit Headlined Record-Breaking Framework in the Desert Afterparty Series



Framework, one of the world’s leading independent purveyors of underground music experiences, has just concluded the third edition of its Framework in the Desert event series. Having taken place at the Atlantic Aviation airport hangar in Thermal, CA from Friday, April 12 till Sunday, April 14, Framework in the Desert welcomed more than 10,000 guests across three nights of pulsating house and techno – shattering the event series’ previous attendance records and further solidifying itself as the premier afterparty option for Coachella festival-goers.

This year’s Framework in the Desert hosted a bevy of star-studded performers, surprise b2bs, and special celebrity guests. Highlights include Belgian trailblazing DJ/producer Charlotte de Witte kicking off the weekend with a ripping headlining performance, bringing her signature hard-hitting techno sound to the uniquely cavernous venue. On Saturday, Australian superstar Dom Dolla doled out a roaring, 90-minute set to a bustling crowd of revelers. And on Sunday, global party-starter John Summit hopped straight from his stage-closing Coachella performance to Framework in the Desert, serving up a high-octane selection before welcoming UK tech-house producer Cloonee to the stage for an impromptu b2b.

During his solo-performance on Sunday, Cloonee brought out fellow Birmingnham-native and ‘House & Bass’ pioneer Chris Lorenzo for a surprise b2b set. He also played a special unreleased ID during his b2b section with John Summit.

Framework in the Desert hosted a multitude of celebrity guests throughout the weekend, including Swedish progressive house legend Alesso, Tale of Us-member Anyma, and boundary-pushing dance pop artist Grimes. Additionally, Wynn Nightlife was on the scene to deliver revelers an elevated VIP experience which included exclusive seating, bottle service, coveted artist views, and the acclaimed guest service that the brand is recognized for. During the three-day event, Mexican singer sensation Peso Pluma and superstar influencer Alix Earle were seen partying from inside the exclusive Wynn Nightlife VIP area. PATRÓN EL ALTO was the presenting spirits partner of the Wynn Nightlife experience and Framework in the Desert, providing VIP bottle service and specialty cocktails. The naturally sweet and incredibly smooth prestige tequila took the events to new heights. The pinnacle of celebration, PATRÓN EL ALTO was the perfect toast to the ultimate festival weekend in the desert.

“We loved working with the Framework team to create a peak experience for the Coachella audience. The combination of lighting, projection mapping, lasers and audio was exquisite.” – Keegan Arthur Olton (Titanic’s End)

This year also marked the Framework in the Desert debut of Titanic’s End – a gargantuan, glacier-shaped art car that served as the event’s immersive stage. Since its inception at Burning Man as a mesmeric Mutant Vehicle, Titanic’s End transformed Atlantic Aviation from an unadorned airport hangar into a kaleidoscopic phantasmagoria of audiovisual bliss – thus reaffirming Framework’s reputation for producing imaginative events in unconventional spaces.