Electronic dance music star Skrillex to headline Indy 500 Snake Pit

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The Indy 500 logo with PennGrade sponsorship

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 3, 2016) – Electronic music icon Skrillex will headline the Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light, Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials announced Thursday.

Other acts will include Martin Garrix, Zeds Dead and DJ Mustard as thousands of fans pack the infield on Race Day.

General admission and VIP tickets for the May 29 event are on sale now for $20 and $85 at www.ims.com and www.Indy500SnakePit.com. All Snake Pit ticketholders must also hold a valid Indy 500 general admission or reserved seat ticket. Packages that include Race Day GA tickets are available.

Skrillex has won eight Grammy Awards and sold more than 10 million singles. In 2013, he was the most-played artist on SoundCloud and the fourth-most viewed on YouTube, IMS officials said.

Also announced for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil: Journey will play on Carb Day, May 27, while country superstar Blake Shelton will headline the Legends Day Concert on May 28.

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