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The organizers of the Southern California pool party mecca Splash House have announced the event’s grand 2021 return. Known for its idyllic setting in Palm Springs, the sun-kissed festival was forced to abandon its 2020 edition due to the impact of COVID-19. The fest typically occurs over two weekends in June and August, but after organizers had […]

At long last, SLANDER have announced the dates of their first-ever curated music festival, Starbase. The famed electronic music duo first publicized their plans to launch Starbase back in June 2020, announcing that they were kicking the tires on an outer space-themed “Melodic Bass Festival.” Nearly one year later, they took time during their performance at Tampa’s […]

The city of Chicago has offered a unique perk for music festival-goers fans as it enters its final reopening phase. Receiving the COVID-19 vaccine could punch your ticket to one of the nation’s most iconic music festivals. As the city enters its final reopening stage, Chicago’s health department has announced plans to give out 1,200 […]

From watching someone empty out their Camelback at a security checkpoint to patiently awaiting a basket of chicken tenders from a food truck, it’s no secret that music festivals are waiting games. But for women, lengthy lines take on a whole new meaning when it comes to going to the bathroom. In fact, according to a […]

Tycho has teased the announcement of a new curated festival. Currently slated to perform at Red Rocks and North Coast Music Festival this July and September, respectively, Tycho’s upcoming fest will be the first time he has tried his hand at running his own large-scale event.  In addition to the music festival, the two-time Grammy nominee […]

Music festivals are some of the most magical, exciting, and glamorous spaces in the world. For a few days, music fans can come together for an indelible experience. They can dance to their favorite music, make new friends, fall in love, and live their lives to the fullest. But what happens when the festival ends? After […]

This past weekend Sunset Music Festival came back to life as the first normalized fest to return in Florida after the pandemic, an emotional billet-doux straight to the heart of fans. Based in the bustling cultural hub of Tampa, Florida, the two-day festival took place on May 29th and 30th, hosting 64,000 fans and 74 different artists […]

New Orleans’ premier music and arts festival, BUKU Music + Art Project, has unveiled a genre-defying lineup for its one-time-only fall edition. Dubbed Planet B, the two-day event maintains BUKU’s boutique curation, offering a roster of 52 performers. ILLENIUM, Zeds Dead, and Alison Wonderland top the bill on the EDM spectrum, set to bring forth their […]

The Belgian government has made a pivotal decision to green-light festivals of up to 75,000 attendees. The new provision goes into effect on the August 13th, effectively allowing Tomorrowland to move forward with their originally planned dates over two weekends: August 27-29 and September 3-5, respectively. As IQ notes, the motion also paves the way for Pukkelpop […]

At long last, the 2021 EDC Las Vegas lineup has been revealed. Alison Wonderland, Knife Party, Martin Garrix, DJ Snake, The Chainsmokers, deadmau5, REZZ, Seven Lions, Kaskade, and many more are primed for performances at the festival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, scheduled for October 22-24.  Insomniac is set to debut a new stage at […]

Denver’s fan-favorite Global Dance Festival has received the green light to move forward with its 2021 event. Attendees can prepare to return to Empower Field at Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos, for the carnival-themed dance music extravaganza. Since the festival’s inception in the early 2000s the team has worked tirelessly to bring the […]

The crypto community is banding together to make DogeFest a reality after a cosign from billionaire Tesla owner Elon Musk. With three simple words, Elon Musk lit a fuse in the crypto community that could eventually lead to a Dogecoin-themed music festival: “Sounds kinda fun.” The comment came in response to a popular Dogecoin fan […]

Deorro, Loud Luxury, Nelly and more are also confirmed to appear at Blended Festival. The organizers of San Diego’s Blended Festival have announced the return of the unique hybrid wine and music fest, which is scheduled for October 15th and 16th. The festival premiered as an instant hit, selling out its inaugural event back in 2019. They […]

After multiple postponements due to the impact of COVID-19, Coachella will officially make its return to California in 2022. Organizers shared the news on Instagram today, announcing that Coachella has now been scheduled over two weekends next year: April 15-17 and 22-24. The announcement arrives after a tumultuous period for the iconic Indio music and arts festival, […]

SLANDER returned to the festival circuit with a triumphant DJ set at Tampa’s Sunset Music Festival over the weekend. And while their performance—rife with soaring future bass and dubstep—was one of the event’s highlights, it was a different drop that sent ripples through the EDM community. The famed electronic duo took time during their Sunset performance to […]

The promise of dancing together is on the horizon—but the safety of festival-goers has never been more dubious. “Nightlife always survives.” “It survived the great depression, and it survived the AIDs pandemic in the 80s,” Joseph J. Palamar, Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health at New York University Langone Medical Center, tells EDM.com. “Nightlife will always […]

In the thick of the global pandemic, Insomniac Events‘ Day Trip Festival gave West Coast dance music fans hope when organizers announced plans for a brand new LA Waterfront festival. Tickets sold out within just over an hour. After months of anxiously awaiting more news, house-heads were thrilled when Day Trip dropped a huge announcement on May […]

East London is receiving its first queer dance music festival, Body Movements. Attendees can expect a multi-venue rave that will span across 16 spaces in Hackney Wick on September 10th, 2021. DJ Saoirse Ryan and Little Gay Brother’s Clayton Wright are behind the fest, which aims to unite the LGBTQ+ dance music scene through an eclectic […]

As North American music festivals return at a dizzying pace, Toronto’s Veld Music Festival has sadly met a different fate. Organizers today announced that the 2021 edition of Veld has been moved to 2022, citing the uncertainty of the pandemic. The silver lining for fans, however, is the fact that EDM superstars Martin Garrix and […]

After a long and often bitter feud, the organizers of Ultra Music Festival and residents of Downtown Miami have reached an agreement to allay tensions related to local disturbances. Ultra and the Downtown Neighbors Alliance—a neighborhood organization representing a dozen residential communities—have announced that the festival will implement a “community standards program” that addresses a […]