MUSIC NEWS- The third day of a NYC EDM festival has been cancelled canceled after the deaths of two concert attendees were apparently linked to drugs. The city said it recommended that Electric Zoo festival not continue on today, Sunday, after two people died and four others were hospitalized during the first two days of performances on Friday and Saturday.
The festival had been running on Randall's Island in the East River. The city says the deaths appear to have been linked to drugs, specifically MDMA, or ecstasy. Definitive causes of death have not yet been determined.