Festivals

17 Reasons To Attend FractalFest This Summer

FractalFest 2015 is Fractaltribe's 3rd annual outdoor music festival taking place July 31st to August 2nd in the beautiful Fractal Forest of Stephentown, NY. Fractaltribe is focused on providing a nourishing environment in which attendees can enjoy themselves, promoting healthy and aware decision making, and this is carried into their annual festival. Attention is put into every[...] Read more >>

Get Weird in the Woods with Backwoods Music Festival

Let’s face it: by the end of summer, East Coast music festivals can become a tad homogenous. You’ve already been to Randall’s Island, Boston is in your backyard, and Connecticut can’t get its act together - perhaps it’s time to set your sights to the Midwestern adult-summer-camp-meets-electric-party that is Backwoods Camping and Music Festival. For seven years, Backwoods has[...] Read more >>

Electric Zoo Aims To Transform In 2015

With a seven-year-long run and a strong lineup of past performers, Electric Zoo has become a staple Labor Day event for New Yorkers in the electronic music scene. The weekend-long festival, traditionally taking place on Randall’s Island park, wraps up festival season with a smorgasbord of electronic acts and art installations in the middle of the East River — a “zoo” of[...] Read more >>

Spring Awakening Music Festival Returns To Chicago for Third Year

For the third year in a row, Spring Awakening returns to Soldier Field in the legendary music city Chicago - home of house music itself - for the weekend of June 12th,13th, and 14th.   Spring Awakening’s lineup is a ubiquitous collection of electronic music genres; from house and trance to bass heavy trap and dubstep, as well as tropical house, Spring Awakening has its[...] Read more >>

Mysteryland 2015 Brings Woodstock Spirit Back to Life

If you had told me ten years ago that I would one day spend a weekend camping on the Woodstock grounds, hearing some of my favorite artists play and dancing nonstop, I would have never believed you. In ten years, though, I’ve grown into what I would consider a semi-professional festival-goer, and very little surprises me anymore. That’s why this year, going to Mysteryland was no[...] Read more >>

Moonrise Festival 2015: Lineup & MASS EDMC Buses

While other festivals try to attract newcomers with escalating gimmicks or “transformed” experiences, Moonrise Festival, organized by Steez Promo, has announced one of the most solid lineups for the summer 2015 season. Formerly known Starscape Music Festival, Moonrise will be returning to Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore, MD ready to rock the East Coast for two days starting August[...] Read more >>

Gottwood Festival Brings Underground Electronic Music to Wales

Held on the island of Anglesey, Wales, Gottwood Festival is far from any major city. However, as their website points out, “that’s all part of the appeal”. This year from June 11th to 14th, the boutique festival offers an escape from real life, and those attending can expect a mystical experience in the middle of the woods. What happens at this remote location is part of[...] Read more >>

Musical and Spiritual Immersion at Unifier Festival 2015

As the beginning of summer approaches, established music festivals are back again to wow attendees with their big-name lineups and extravagant performance stages. However, festival-goers have the opportunity to delve into a spiritual and communal experience by choosing to attend Unifier Festival, taking place June 11th to 14th this summer. Located deep in the Berkshires in Tolland,[...] Read more >>

HARD Summer 2015 Returns With Yet Another Monstrous Lineup

When it comes to the American electronic scene, HARD Events’ influence is undeniable. Founded in 2007 by Gary “Destructo” Richards, pioneering DJ, promoter and music executive, HARD has presented a consistently well-organized slate of events that run nationwide, drawing both major artists and dedicated crowds for their Day of the Dead celebration, HARD Red Rocks showcase and the[...] Read more >>

Moonrise Festival 2015 Bus: Tickets, Hotels, & Information

The bus to Moonrise Festival in Balimore, MD will depart from Boston, MA and Cromwell, CT - if you're from elsewhere and want the bus to stop near you, comment at the bottom of this post or email us at info@massedmc.com. Please let us know if you'd prefer to depart at 5pm on Friday, August 7th, rather than departing at 11:58pm on Friday, August 7th. This would require booking hotel[...] Read more >>

Growing Local Festival Farm Fest Unveils 2015 Lineup

This year, F.A.R.M. Music and Arts festival (Farm Fest) takes to Buena Vista Campground, New Jersey for a weekend of exploration and music. F.A.R.M, which stands for Future of Artistic and Revolutionary Minds, brings festival-goers together for three days from July 23rd to 26th, gathering in the name of creative free thinking.   Throughout the weekend, Farm Fest features[...] Read more >>

Camp Bisco 2015 Bus: Tickets & Information

Camp Bisco returns! MASS EDMC is organizing a bus to Scranton, PA for an epic weekend. 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 or reach out to MASS EDMC representative and let us know. Everyone on the bus will have the opportunity to camp together, which makes for a fun[...] Read more >>

Bass Coast Festival 2015 Puts Focus on Upcoming Talent

For the last seven years, Bass Coast Music Festival has provided a platform for rising talent in the world of bass music. Taking place July 10th to 13th in Merritt, British Columbia, Bass Coast features an intimate atmosphere that puts equal focus on music and art installations. In an effort to keep the festival true to its roots and original vision, venue capacity has been limited to[...] Read more >>

Great North Festival Unveils Phase 1 2015 Lineup

Last Breath Farm, located in Norridgewock, Maine, will be hosting the Great North Music Festival for the third straight year this Labor Day weekend. Featuring supporting acts like Lettuce, Papadosio, The New Deal, and Twiddle, as well as DJs like Freddy Todd, Space Jesus, and G Jones, the festival looks to continue its success in 2015.     With so many festivals going[...] Read more >>

AIM Electronic Music Festival Spotlights Art, Innovation, and Movement in Canada

Imagine three full days of non-stop house music in a campground setting right by a river: AIM Festival, just 45 minutes from Montreal, offers just that. AIM, which stands for Art, Innovation, and Movement, respectively, celebrates the convergence of all forms of art in a festival setting. Throughout three days, AIM provides 32 straight hours of music alongside activities and[...] Read more >>

CounterPoint Releases 2015 Lineup, Continues to Announce Additional Acts

CounterPoint Music and Arts Festival will be returning to beautiful Kingston Downs in 2015 for the event’s third year since its premiere in 2012. Taking place May 22nd to 24th in Rome, GA, CounterPoint will offer East Coast dwellers 18 and over a nice early date to kick off the festival season. The festival features art installments as well as musical acts, and emphasizes beauty and[...] Read more >>

Camp Bisco To Return In 2015, Drops Massive Phase 1 Lineup

Much to the disappointment of the East Coast, New York's Camp Bisco didn't return in 2014; what was once a staple of the Northeast festival circuit seemed to be no more. After almost a year of social media silence, Bisco made a splash earlier this week with the announcement that it will be moving to Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA. Now, without much warning, the festival's organizers[...] Read more >>

Tipper, Benga Round Out Stellar Infrasound 2015 Lineup

Infrasound Festival 2015 unveiled their phase 2 lineup recently, with organizers reaching deep into the electronic cauldron to present an intriguing mix of funky livetronica, darkly hypnotic dubstep and cosmic trip hop. The four-day music and arts festival will be held at NCN Campground in Black River Falls, WI, from May 28th to 31st. The ins and outs of this year’s Infrasound[...] Read more >>

Best-of-All Festivals, Bestival, Brings An Assortment of Great Talent to Canada in 2015

Coming in hot from the UK and landing in the Islands of Toronto, Canada is Rob Da Bank’s festival brainchild: Bestival. Thanks to teaming up with Embrace and SFX Entertainment, one of the UK’s greatest festivals journeying over to North America. Make sure to add June 12th to 15th to your calendars so you don't miss out. In its inaugural journey across the Atlantic, the festival[...] Read more >>

Envision Festival 2015: Review

“Today is the best day of my life, and tomorrow, and the next day. Music is what binds us together. We are all here to forgive and to love.” These were the words that Random Rab uttered during his magical sunrise set at Envision Festival 2015. While dancing to his melodic and cheerful beats, I had to take a moment for a deep breath and reflection. Taking a much-needed rest on the[...] Read more >>