Festivals

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 >>

Dancefestopia Returns to Kansas City Boasting A Massive Lineup For 2015

Dancefestopia kicks off September 11th to 13th at Riverfront Park in Kansas City and is committed to putting themselves on the map as one of the largest festivals of the summer. Featuring epic acts from Datsik to Bassnectar, Dancefestopia promises three days and nights of nonstop music, as well as six times the bass as last year. On top of the music enhancements, attendees also have[...] Read more >>

Dirtybird Campout Looks to Take Dance Music Into the Mountains

Ten years into its immensely popular touring BBQ series, LA house and techno label Dirtybird Records is heading out into the great outdoors. The first weekend of October will mark the inaugural Dirtybird Campout, a three day festival held in the Silverado Canyon of California’s Santa Ana Mountains. Featuring a variety of woodland activities as well as a spectacular lineup of dance[...] Read more >>

North Coast Music Festival, “Summer’s Last Stand,” Prepares For Sixth Year

North Coast Music Festival is gearing up for another three-day affair at Chicago’s Union Park this Labor Day weekend (September 4th to 6th). The festival, now in its sixth year, drew 60,000 total attendees in 2014 with a lineup that combined EDM, hip-hop and rock and jam bands. Organizers are employing a similar formula for 2015. Legendary jam band Widespread Panic will play a[...] Read more >>

One Tribe’s Inaugural Festival Promotes Unity Through Music

As the festival season wraps up, plenty of low-key events sprinkle the end-of-summer celebrations to keep the festival spirit alive through the fall. This year, Southern California plays host to the inaugural One Tribe, a two-day festival getaway embracing the Californian outdoors and giving attendees one final taste of summer thrown by European group ID&T (who also are behind[...] Read more >>

Imagine Festival Wraps Up August 2015 With Top-Shelf Lineup

This summer has been prime for America’s festivals: with surprise appearances across the board, incredible weather, and a focus on innovation and rebirth, music fans across the country have built a summer of memories that will never fade. Atlanta’s Imagine Music Festival (IMF) recaps the best of the best by bringing together top EDM artists for one final weekend in August. The[...] Read more >>

House Music from the Homeland at London’s South West Four Festival

 South West Four has established itself as London’s premiere electronic music festival over the past decade: last year, SW4 brought home the accolade of “Best British Festival” from DJ Magazine. Now going on its thirteenth year, it is clear that the SW4 team must be doing something right. The festival takes place in Clapham Common, during the UK’s bank holiday weekend August[...] Read more >>

Camp Bisco Makes Triumphant Return in 2015

Camp Bisco has been a staple of festival culture in the Northeastern US for more than a decade now. Run by electronica band The Disco Biscuits, the three day campout always features a diverse lineup of jam bands and producers, as well as fresh talent and established names. Last year, after having some difficulty securing venue permits, it was announced that Bisco would be taking a[...] Read more >>

Collective Kindness And Magic Thrive At What The Festival

A good music festival provides a momentary escape from the harsh and menial reality of everyday life. A great music festival provides an alternative to that reality. Through a shared experience of music and art, our mistakes and accomplishments are expunged, our fears and dreams set aside, and our prejudices and factory settings reset, leaving us with the uncanny ability to see each[...] Read more >>

Electric Adventure Returns To Atlantic City For Surf-Filled Weekend

Summer is officially in full swing and were all looking for a good excuse to get to the beach; Electric Adventure is here just in time to add to your summer festival checklist. Between the luxurious casinos and famous beaches, Atlantic City is a great destination for anyone trying to escape the summer heat. Over the first two days in August, Electric Adventure will be bringing a near[...] Read more >>

Symbiosis Gathering 2015 Announces All-Embracing Lineup

Oakland, CA-based transformational festival Symbiosis Gathering has announced the lineup of its seventh iteration. Meshing together a great assortment of electronica, psychedelic indie, techno and more surface-level dance music, this year’s fest is looking on good track to cater to a wide range of interests. Perhaps the most striking names on the lineup are the most mind-bending.[...] Read more >>

Osheaga Music and Arts Festival Celebrates its 10th Year in Montreal

Each summer, in the slew of festivals that overtake North America, Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, one of Canada’s biggest celebrations, stands out among them all. Named after the original name for Montreal (which means ‘shaking hands’ from the Mohawk language), Osheaga, an all-ages, all-genres festival, is held annually at Parc Jean-Drapeau. This year, on July 31, August 1,[...] Read more >>

Veld Music Festival In Toronto Perfect For High-Energy EDM Fans

The fourth annual Veld Music Festival will be held Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd. Veld is an all ages, non-camping electronic festival in Downsview Park, Toronto. Popular mainstream electronic headliners drawing crowds include Deadmau5, Kaskade, Hardwell, Above & Beyond, and Steve Aoki. Pretty Lights will be playing the smaller of the two stages on the first day.[...] Read more >>

TomorrowWorld 2015 Bus: Tickets & Information

TomorrowWorld returns for its third year so you know what that means... pack your bags, we're headed to Chattahoochee Hills! The bus will depart from Boston, MA and Cromwell, CT - if you're from elsewhere and want the bus to stop near you, email us at info@massedmc.com and let us know. Everyone on the bus will have the opportunity to camp together, which makes for a fun[...] Read more >>

Meet The Psychedelic Visual Artists of Great North 2015

Great North Music & Arts Festival returns to Norridgewock, ME in September! With proper musical guests like Break Science, G Jones and Papadosio, it’s easy to overlook the roster of visual artists also coming to Last Breath Farm. Check out the list of wildly talented artists to keep an eye out for over the weekend below. GREAT NORTH 2015: INFORMATION   Chris Dyer: Chris[...] Read more >>

TomorrowWorld 2015: Lineup & Buses

The key to happiness exists, and it can only be found at TomorrowWorld. The third edition of the TomorrowWorld festival, held in the Chatahoochee Hills of Georgia, dropped their official full lineup. Artists who have had stellar 2015’s, like Thomas Jack, Rudimental, and The Magician, were included, as well as a plethora of household names, including Benny Benassi, Kaskade, Laidback[...] Read more >>

Drool Over Shambhala Music Festival’s Massive 2015 Stage Lineups

The end of summer is fast approaching, and with it comes the revealing of Shambhala Music Festival’s complete stage lineups for 2015. If performances curated by Canada's top tastemakers set amidst the beautiful outdoor scenery of British Columbia haven't persuaded you to buy tickets yet, these standout performers are sure to seal the deal. Highlights of the massive lineup[...] Read more >>

Summer Set Festival Returns To Somerset Wisconsin

The magic of music festivals can stagnate if one continues to go to same ones, over, and over, and over again. A change is needed every few months, a curveball, some change of scenery; a new song on your playlist. Or, as is the situation this summer, a new festival. For those interested in diversity and switching things up, there’s Summer Set music[...] Read more >>