Festivals

Participate In One Of Envision Festival’s Many Educational Retreats

Having already captured an impressive lineup of music, yoga, and speaker talent for the 2016 gathering in Uvita, Costa Rica this February 25th to 28th, Envision Festival - Costa Rica aims to further connect with its international audience beyond the reach of the four day lifestyle festival by announcing the launch of a series of specialized Educational Retreats. These retreats are[...] Read more >>

Gem and Jam Festival Returns for Tenth Anniversary In February 2016

The main attraction for most music festivals is usually the lineup, but there are an increasing number of festivals who feature far more than just musical offerings. Gem and Jam Festival in Tuscon, Arizona in one such festival - the three day event features a lineup of established underground acts alongside a heavy focus on other art forms such as live painting, art galleries, and[...] Read more >>

Peace, Love, and Music Return to Woodstock for Mysteryland 2016

Over the years, music festivals have expanded, evolved, upgraded, transformed, and undergone a dozen other changes to stay alive. They’ve booked more acts, added more days, doubled up on how many weekends it goes; if you can think of it, somebody has probably done it. But the true draw of a festival is beyond that - it’s about the atmosphere. Few American festivals have that[...] Read more >>

MASS EDMC Celebrates 5 Years at Electric Forest: 2016 Buses & Sound Camp

Our crew of friends & family has come a long way since we first attended Electric Forest in 2012. Each year we've returned to the Forest with faces old & new, inspired by our journey and in search of new heights. Hop on the bus and join us in celebrating our 5th year at Electric Forest! For those of you who may be unfamiliar with our Forest shenanigans, here's the deal: in[...] Read more >>

Igloofest Celebrates 10 Years In Chilly Montreal In 2016

Igloofest, the wintry celebration held in Montreal, blends rising electronic acts with blockbuster names for a month of outdoor delight during the coldest time of year. Returning to the Old Port of Montreal for its tenth consecutive festival at Jacques Cartier Pier this year, Igloofest runs each weekend from January 14 to February 6 for a total of 12 days. The chilly outdoor affair[...] Read more >>

Austria’s Snowbombing Festival Returns To The Alps In 2016; Sure To Be Festival Experience Of A Lifetime

Music festivals have been growing, evolving and multiplying since the days of the original Woodstock. Their popularity has skyrocketed recently, you can attend a different festival almost every weekend of the summer, all across the USA or around the world. With the spike in popularity has come a need to diversify the festival experience; each event needs something to set it apart from[...] Read more >>

Movement, Detroit’s Electronic Music Festival, Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Every spring, hundreds of thousands of diehard house and techno fans flock to Detroit to kick off festival season. Movement, Detroit’s premier electronic music festival, is set to be held May 28th to 30th in 2016, welcoming good weather, good music, and good vibes. As Movement celebrates its 10th year (formerly known as Detroit Electronic Music Festival, the festival launched as[...] Read more >>

Envision Festival Returns To Uvita, Costa Rica For 2016

There are many different types of festivals out there, but only a select few can provide both an international location and a transformative experience - Envision Festival is one such festival. Boasting a beautiful jungle location on the beach, yoga, and workshops, Envision takes place in Uvita, Costa Rica from February 25th to 28th. VIEW: ENVISION 2015 PHOTOS This year marks[...] Read more >>

Lights All Night Sends Attendees Into 2016 With A Packed Lineup

Lights All Night is returning to the Dallas Convention Center to end 2015 with a bang and begin 2016 on a high note. The two-day event takes place from December 31st to January 1st, headlined by some of the most well known artists across the EDM grid including Hardwell, Porter Robinson, Kaskade, Flosstradamus, Big Gigantic, and Bauuer. Beyond the main acts is an even more extensive[...] Read more >>

Music and the Mountains Merge at SnowGlobe Festival 2015

SnowGlobe Music Festival in Lake Tahoe, CA offers attendees the unique opportunity to fuse their two passions - winter sports and electronic music. This year, the festival is set to return to Lake Tahoe Community College from December 29th to 31st. As in years past, guests will be able to enjoy three nights of live music and full access to the venue’s nearby ski[...] Read more >>

BPM Festival Returns In Early 2016 For Sun-Filled Celebration

Bartenders, promoters, musicians: it’s your turn. BPM Festival is returning to kick off 2016 (and a new festival year) for you. The annual celebration — that is, of course, open to all — is held in sunny Playa del Carmen Mexico for ten days of nonstop music, dancing and fun.     What does BPM promise? Nonstop music that every househead dreams about: Maya Jane[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] Shambhala Music Festival Releases Aftermovie & 2016 Tickets

Despite the end of festival season and winter slowly creeping on the horizon, one event has already set its eyes on next year’s gathering - Shambhala Music Festival, British Columbia’s long-standing bass music outpost. While most are mourning the end of the season, Shambhala has provided festival fans with a reason to rejoice - not only have they released their 2015 aftermovie,[...] Read more >>

Decadence Colorado Brings Massive Lineup For New Year’s Eve 2016

  For the last two years, Decadence Festival has brought some of the biggest names in dance music to Colorado to help ring in the New Year’s Eve. This year, the two day festival is set to return to the Colorado Convention Center on December 30th and 31st. In addition to its impressive lineup, the big-budget festival is also set to feature two main stages, massive production, and[...] Read more >>

Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival Spotlights Heavy Techno, Deep Bass For 2015

With a vibrant underground scene and a reputation as a musician’s haven, Brooklyn is no stranger to a hard-hitting kick drum and a packed dance floor. That’s where the Brooklyn Electronic Music Fest (BEMF) comes into play. From the first two pre-parties on November 5th through the afternoon of November 8, the weekend-long adventure through Brooklyn’s hottest venues showcases the[...] Read more >>

Halloween Festival Escape Announces Psycho Circus Lineup for 2015

Insomniac’s Escape festival will once again be taking over this year’s Halloweekend with its Psycho Circus. On Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31, NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA will become home to what is currently a diverse, 45 act-long roster, including legends like Benny Benassi and Laidback Luke. While EDM has always been the focus of Insomniac’s events,[...] Read more >>

Suwannee Hulaween Caps Festival Season with a Stacked Lineup

Suwannee Hulaween returns to push the limits of festival season once more with a three-day Halloween bash. Set in the beautiful confines of Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL, the camping festival features a musical onslaught including The String Cheese Incident, Pretty Lights, Primus, GRiZ, Papadosio, The Polish Ambassador, Michal Menert, Manic Science (Manic Focus x Break[...] Read more >>

Techno Is Back: Brooklyn Earns Second Edition of Time Warp USA

The legendary Time Warp Festival is coming back to Brooklyn for a second edition this November. The festival, which originated in Mannheim, Germany in 1994, broke U.S. ground for the first time last year with an unbelievable production in Brooklyn and a lineup that would make any devout techno fan salivate. This year’s edition proves to match (if not out-do) last year’s talent.[...] Read more >>

Creatures of the Night Festival Debuts This Weekend

Making its debut this weekend is Creatures of the Night, a new three-day festival in Adams, Tennessee. In addition to a stacked lineup of bands and producers, Creatures of the Night also features the art installations, classes, and performance artists that have become the standard for festivals. In their own words, “Creatures of the Night Music and Arts Festival was born a vision.[...] Read more >>

Electric Zoo’s Efforts To Transform For 2015 Paid Off

Electric Zoo is like the Spiderman movies of music festivals. Just as New York’s favorite web-slinger has grown from the pages of our childhood comic books to the forefront of today’s pop culture, Electric Zoo has transformed from a small East Coast gathering to one of the world’s most recognized music festivals. Every Labor Day Weekend since 2009, EZoo has transformed[...] Read more >>

Decibel Festival Fills Seattle With Music In Fall 2015

As the festival season begins to wind down, more and more people are scrambling to get one last summer celebration in before the holidays hit. And Seattle’s Decibel Festival (dB), held from September 23rd through September 27th, brings the season to a close with an immersive, interactive experience that hits every corner of the city. With a mixture of showcases, Optical parties,[...] Read more >>