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Tiësto, Phoenix, Matt & Kim to play X Games Aspen 2014



Sports, meet Music. X Games Aspen 2014 has gained an impressive lineup of music acts including world-renowned DJ, Tiësto, and dance icon/producer, Axwell. Bands Phoenix and Matt & Kim will perform the day prior on Saturday January 25th.

Tiësto is already looking forward to it. "I'm a huge sports fan so it's quite an honor to be a part of the X Games experience," Tiësto said. "Aspen provides such a unique setting for a DJ set and I can't wait to party on the slopes."

Ticket sales will support The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Here's the rundown of the schedule so far:

Saturday, January 25 from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Matt & Kim - This indie pop duo has been deemed "Best Live Performance" by the MTVu Woodie Award. After self-producing their fourth album Lightning in 2012, they released Lightning Remixes.

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Phoenix: Phoenix is no stranger to headlining big festivals, from Lollapalooza to Coachella Music Festival. This French band won a Grammy for "Best Alternative Music Album," Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. This past spring their fifth album, Bankrupt! dropped. They've kept things fresh with evolving rock and synth since their formation in the late 1990s.

Sunday, January 26 from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Axwell - Over the past five years, Axwell has toured in 67 countries and worked with diverse musicians from Pharell to Madonna. His next collaboration with Sick Individuals featuring Taylr Renee, come out under Ultra Records on iTunes (look out for "I Am").

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tiësto - He isn't just an award-winning producer and world's top DJ (according to Rolling Stone, Mixmag) -- Tiësto has come to be known as a brand. In season 2 of "In The Booth" on YouTube,  you can get a behind-the-scenes look at his life. It's just something you have to see (and hear) for yourself.

You can purchase a ticket to the music portion of X Games for as little as $30. X Games Music Premium Club tickets are $150, as they include amenities such as heated platform viewing, food and drink.

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