On The Scene At The Ed Banger & Friends In The Desert: Presented By Max's 'House Of The Dragon' Event

Dragons in the desert…

Max kicked off festival season in partnership with legendary house music label Ed Banger at the OCA Estate in the Coachella Valley on Saturday, April 13 to celebrate the “House of the Dragon Remix Challenge,” hosted on electronic music hub Beatport.

Guests including Benny Blanco, Mia Moretti, Shaun Ross, CJ Perry and A-Trak enjoyed dueling, back to back DJ sets from Ana Calderon vs Tiffany Tyson, Breakbot vs Irfane, and BLOND:ISH vs Pedro Winter. During the bash, the official backstage GRAMMYs photographer Jesse Lirola was on hand to snap custom portraits on the House of the Dragon Iron Throne.

The sunlit afternoon in  was sponsored by Max, Ed Banger, Because Music, Beatport, ROVE, FAQ Health, Red Bull, Liquid Death, Bold Vodka, Gem and Bolt, Super Bird, NON, Peroni, and Vacation.

Other notable attendees included Bonobo, The Dare, Mei Kwok, Shaun Ross, ZANE, Mishel Prada, Dorian Elektra, Fafi, Destructo, Nicky Nightime, Alex Israel, Dana Boulos and more. 

Tyler Henry (Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)

With the Remix Challenge, fans and artists will have an opportunity to remix the iconic House of the Dragon / Game of Thrones theme song. Entries will be judged by Ed Banger Records, Beatport and HBO. 

The eight-episode second season of the HBO Original drama series House Of The Dragon debuts Sunday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and will be available to stream on Max.

Launch the slideshow below to see more pics from the desert event.

Marta Pozzan
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Tiffany Tyson
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Nicky Nighttime, Breakbot
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Dana Boulos
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Mia Moretti
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Irfane
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Liv Morgan, JoJo Offerman, CJ Lana Perry, Aslan Gadschiev
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Pedro Winter
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
DJ Spider
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Mishel Prada
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Jasmine Fuego
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Jasper Rischen, Phoebe Hono, Alex Arias
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Fafi, Valentine Hersch, Sarah Ydoux
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Lauryn Henry, Ray Morris, April Rivera
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Jonathan Bauder, Britton Litow, BJ Panda Bear
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Shaun Ross
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Blond:ish, A-Trak
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
The Dare
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Daniel Nagel, Jana Krueger, Roman Malessa
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Ana Calderon
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
Dorian Electra, Grace McGrade
(Kyle Goldberg / BFA.com)
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