Tag Archives: edm

Win 2 GA Tickets to Spring Awakening Music Festival 2017

Aaaaaah spring, the welcome time of the year that heralds the arrival of warmer days and, in most cities like Chicago, festival season! Electronic music fans in Chicago have long been used to associating the arrival of spring with the aptly named Spring Awakening Music Festival organized by React Presents. The 2017 lineup includes over […]

Win Tickets to Indy 500 Snake Pit 2017 ft. Zedd, Marshmello, RL Grime and more

The Indy 500 Snake Pit Presented by Coors Light is proud to announce the official lineup for 2017! EDM superstars ZEDD and MARSHMELLO will headline, along with support by RL GRIME, ACTION BRONSON, ADVENTURE CLUB and THE TRAP HOUSE, in addition to wrestling legend RIC FLAIR as the special emcee. The Snake Pit will take […]

Claude vonStroke brings the Dirtybird BBQ to the Windy City

In summer, Chicago transforms itself into the host of hundreds of day festivals, parties and BBQs. From major festivals to block parties, you will not find one weekend without an event that brings people together through music and food. Because of this and Dirtybird’s meteoric rise in popularity amongst dance music aficionados, it perhaps seemed strange that […]

Rocking The Redwoods At Northern Nights 2015

Despite considering myself a festival veteran – I have been attending festivals across Europe and the United States for 12 years now – this past week’s experience at Northern Nights proved to be a singular and unique weekend unlike any other I have ever been a part of. On its third year, the three-day festival […]

Mamby On The Beach – Chicago’s New Lakefront Festival

  The concept of a beach festival in the Windy City isn’t a new one, with the city having experienced two separate editions of Wavefront Music Festival in 2012 and 2013. While Wavefront focused primarily on underground house and techno with elements of mainstream, Mamby’s organizers decided to change things up by offering an indie […]

Electric Forest 2015 Experience and Festival Review

For 4 years, Electric Forest has been a festival season staple featuring a unique blend of jam bands, electronic music, art, and mystery. This year marked its milestone fifth anniversary. The four day event took festival goers on a wild ride deep into the night in the magical Sherwood Forest. For one weekend a year, […]

AN UNDERGROUND OASIS AT SPRING AWAKENING MUSIC FESTIVAL

Chicago may very well be the birthplace of House music, but it is no secret that the biggest dance music festival in the city largely caters to a predominantly EDM crowd. Spring Awakening Music Festival, as we know it, launched at Soldier Field as a two-day festival in June of 2012 with a line-up that saw Skrillex […]

Max Graham talkes Cycles 6, the importance of hearing protection and Chicago

If you’re into dance music, and more specifically trance, progressive house and yes even techno, there’s a strong chance you’ve heard of Max Graham. An extremely talented producer and composer, Max is as well known for his production as his skills behind the decks. What sets him apart, however, is his versatility and ever-evolving music […]

Our Chicago Thanksgiving Marathon

In Chicago, the birth-place of House Music, the extended Thanksgiving weekend is a time where thousands are thankful for life, health, family and friends, but also for the gift of dance music. It is no secret in this city that while the day time may be filled with extended meals, early Christmas shopping and a […]