Festivals

Snowglobe Festival Heats Up Lake Tahoe For New Year’s Eve 2015

The summer festival season is still six months away, but at least we’re halfway there, right? Thankfully, dance music fans have the luxury of choosing from a massive selection of New Year’s Eve parties to tide us over through the winter. Snowglobe Festival is one of these options, offering a three-day festival experience set against the snowy mountain backdrop of Lake Tahoe.[...] Read more >>

On Warmer Shores, Envision Festival 2015 Prepares To Go Deep

Powerful things are happening within the transformational festival universe. As they grow in popularity throughout the world, these gatherings act as conduits for positive change -- both within festival-goers and in the world at large. Perspectives on existence and truth are shifting. Visionary artwork is serving as a catalyst for spiritual growth and as the inspiration for deeper[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] Electric Forest Announces 2015 Trailer, On-Sale Ticket Dates

Despite some uncertainty about the exact future of the festival earlier this year,  Electric Forest has released an official announcement stating that tickets for 2015’s festival will go on sale next week. Next year’s festival will take place at Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, MI from June 25th to June 28th. Like last year, Forest is hooking up the loyal fans of festivals’ past[...] Read more >>

The Road to Nectar: Buses to Basslights & NYE 2014

CALLING ALL BASS HEADS! It's that time of the year again; MASS EDMC is making the trek to Hampton, VA and Nashville, TN for two of the biggest parties of the year - Basslights and Bassnectar's 360 NYE. Just like last year, we've organized round-trip coach buses departing from Boston, Connecticut, & New York City, and traveling to Basslights in Hampton, VA. In addition, this time[...] Read more >>

[GIVEAWAY] Nightmare Festival 2014 to Rock East Coast Halloween Festivities

Is there a better Halloween headliner than Figure? Everything the man does is steeped in old-school horror. His signature blend of spooky drumstep madness features guttural screams, psychotic laughter and wailing bass lines. And at this year’s Nightmare Festival, the sonic slaughter will be accompanied by the gruesome Terrorvision, a visual onslaught of cinematic gore lovingly[...] Read more >>

Farm Fest 2014: Review

Farmfest, oh what a weekend. F.A.R.M. Fest, aka Future of Artistic Revolutionary Minds, attempted to fill the void for a transformational festival in the Northeast, and it did just that. In only its sophomore year, Farm Fest is still just taking baby steps towards making its mark on the music festival scene in the Northeast and in the lives of its patrons. Hosting names like Papadosio,[...] Read more >>

A3E Conference Brings Musical Innovators Imogen Heap and BT to Boston

With the A3E — Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange quickly approaching, more information about the conference’s list of events is being released, including additional special events and a full schedule. The event - which takes place September 23rd and 24th at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston - has announced two special events on their schedule featuring two front runners in[...] Read more >>

A3E Brings Music Innovation to Boston

At the end of festival season, after everyone has packed away their tents, totem poles, and hammocks, musicians get back to work in the studio. But (as always), there’s one final hurrah for musicians to congregate and get back into the creative mindset before the summer officially ends. The A3E — Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange is a conference for musicians and audio[...] Read more >>

Bella Terra Festival Continues to Grow in 2014

New York’s Bella Terra Festival is another addition to a growing number of music festivals that seeks to deliver an experience that delves beyond the typical weekend of live music. In addition to a diverse line-up of artists both well-known and local, the festival also hosts a variety of workshops and seminars focused on healthy living and learning new skills and exercises. The[...] Read more >>

Animals Come Out To Play For Sixth Edition Of Electric Zoo Festival 2014

As Labor Day weekend approaches, the anticipation of New York’s longest running electronic festival grows closer and closer. Electric Zoo, which takes place on Randall’s Island in NYC over Labor Day weekend, will be coming back with an impressive lineup in 2014. Entering its 6th year, EZoo features over 125 different artists, including some of the worlds biggest headliners like[...] Read more >>

How To Handle Bad Luck: A Recap of The Inaugural Hudson Music Project

Growing up, my father would constantly tell me how life presents good people shitty situations. He didn’t try to sugar-coat it; he told me how the world works and made sure that I understood there was nothing I could do about it. He also told me, however, that it’s my responsibility to “make the best out of my shitty situations.” I’ve always tried to follow this advice: when I[...] Read more >>

Sonic Bloom 2014: Review

Going into Sonic Bloom I really didn’t know what to expect. Self-described as boutique and a transformational festival, I didn’t quite know what I was going to experience based on those descriptors. I did know was that I was in for a totally unique experience more than 10,000 feet above sea level in beautiful South Park, Colorado. Sporting such acts as Tipper and Shpongle in a[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] MASS EDMC’s CounterPoint 2014 Aftermovie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8Azpf6a8qU Following a lengthy bus-adventure down south, we arrived at the Kingston Downs in Georgia. Combining the beautiful location with a diverse genre-defying musical lineup, worthy art & food vendors, as well as an unanticipated touch of Southern weather; CounterPoint Music Festival ended up entering the books as one of this summer's most[...] Read more >>

Summer Camp Music Festival 2014: Review

Since its inaugural year in 2001, Summer Camp Music Festival has become something of a mecca for jam band fans all over the world. The three-day camping festival has grown considerably over the last 13 years, most evident in its lineup, which now incorporates a variety of EDM and hybrid acts to reach a wider audience. It was these new additions to the lineup that drew my attention to[...] Read more >>

Electronic Music Cuts Through Firefly Music Festival’s Indie Focus in 2014

  June’s camp-fest continues this week with Delaware’s pride and joy Firefly Music Festival. The three-year-old camping festival combines American influences in music, fun, and (best of all) food, for a fully rounded experience that draws a diverse crowd for a weekend of music, art, and mid-Atlantic pride. Taking place over 154 acres including the Dover International[...] Read more >>

[GIVEAWAY] Hop on the Bus to TomorrowWorld 2014!

Need a ride to TomorrowWorld? We've organized round-trip coach buses to TomorrowWorld that depart from Boston, MA on Wednesday, September 24th to Chattahoochee Hills, GA. Below you will find all the information you need to know and many convincing reasons why you should join us. We hope you can join us on this magical journey to TomorrowWorld!   BUY YOUR FESTIVAL TICKET HERE[...] Read more >>

EDC Vegas 2014 Lineup Unveiled

    Electronic music fans can finally stop holding their breath after the highly anticipated release of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival Vegas lineup. This year’s 18+ festival will take place from June 20th to 22nd at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and is already completely sold out. Particularly suited to night owls and our friends from the other side of the world,[...] Read more >>

Buku Music & Arts Festival 2014: Review

Not long after returning from Basslights in January, I realized how far away festival season really was and I was soon craving another festival. As a result, I ended up deciding to attend Buku. Fast forward three months later, I was making the journey more than 1,400 miles and 20 hours away to Louisiana with high expectations. I made it to New Orleans on Thursday afternoon, passing[...] Read more >>

What The Festival Fuses Music, Art and Giant Wading Pools

Ten miles west of the tiny Oregon farming community of Dufur, a new breed of transformational festival is laying down its funky roots. Held in the open fields and sunlit glades of Wolf Run Ranch from June 19th to 22nd, What The Festival is a four-day music and camping festival that has earned high praise over the past two years for its intimate feel, seamless production and[...] Read more >>

What Not to Miss at Together Festival 2014

Together Festival 2014's headquarters at District Hall   To celebrate its fifth year, Together Festival will combine seminars, panels, workshops, concerts, and demonstrations throughout Cambridge and Boston and host tens of thousands of attendees at over 100 events. With so much happening throughout the week, it’s tough to pick and choose a set schedule – but some events are[...] Read more >>