Electronic Music Conference (EMC) has unveiled the first event for EMCPLAY 2018 with an exclusive edition of renowned festival Return To Rio.

triple j Unearthed Music Director Dave Ruby Howe is at it again as EMCPLAY LIVE programmer, and on Saturday 17 November, new Return To Rio opus Rio Revel will feature SASHA with a three- hour set, alongside progressive maestro, Cid Inc, and Rio favourite – Hoj.

Taking place from 5pm – 3am at Manning Bar, Rio Revel will also feature Greg Wilson’s Credit To The Edit stage with Late Nite Tuff Guy, The Owl, plus a secret still-to-be-announced super-star guest.

To register for pre-sale tickets, head to Return To Rio’s Facebook page.

EMC Executive Producer Jane Slingo said:

“We couldn’t be more thrilled that The Rio Revel is happening on Saturday 17 November as a part of EMCPLAY’s new format. To have such legendary artists performing at an indoor/outdoor event on a summer afternoon and evening in Sydney is the perfect celebration of electronic music excellence. I know that I for one will be planting myself on that dancefloor at The Rio Revel!”