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Pete Tong for US radio show: 'EDM has been on the rise in America'

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Pete Tong will bring his All Gone Pete Tong radio show to the US.

The DJ has partnered with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment for the show on iHeartRadio's new electronic dance music station Evolution.

Pete Tong Live


Evolution launched yesterday (November 12) with a five-day takeover by Tong, who anchors the station. An exclusive new All Gone Pete Tong show will air weekdays from 7pm to 9pm ET, beginning November 19.

Tong said: "I'm excited to be a part of Evolution. Electronic Dance Music [EDM] has seen a major rise in popularity in North America over the past few years so this is exactly the right time to be providing a new and ground-breaking music service.

"I've spent my whole career seeking out and championing the hottest new electronic artists and I'm inspired by the opportunity that iHeartRadio has given me."

Pete Tong performs live

© Eleonora Cecchin



He added: "Clear Channel is dedicated to giving a voice to a variety of music genres, and I'm sure Evolution will grow to become a major asset to electronic music.

"I look forward to working with iHeartRadio to provide a new platform for both the established and most exciting new artists and DJs."

Other dance stars joining Tong on the station, which is only accessible to US listeners, include Diplo, Fatboy Slim, Roger Sanchez and The Two Bears.

Pete Tong performs live

© Eleonora Cecchin



Tong will continue to broadcast to the UK on BBC Radio 1, where he recently marked 20 years at the station.

The DJ also releases the All Gone Pete Tong & Reboot - Future Sounds compilation on November 19.

Tong marks the launch with a full North American tour:
  • November 22 - Beta, Denver
  • November 23 - Ruby Skye, San Francisco
  • November 24 - Exchange, LA
  • November 25 - XS, Las Vegas
  • November 26 - Caprice, Vancouver, Canada
  • December 5 - The Estate, Boston
  • December 6 - Lit Ultrabar, Philadelphia
  • December 7 - Pacha - NYC
  • December 8 - UR1 Festival, Miami
  • December 9 - Mansion, Miami
Watch the All Gone Pete Tong & Reboot - Future Sounds trailer below:

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