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Win Tickets to Freaky Deaky 2016 at Toyota Park

It’s that time of the year when, with North Coast Music Festival behind Chicago’s shoulders, dance music fans in the Midwest used to lament that festival season was over. But all of that changed last year when React Presents launched not one but two brand-new festival experiences during the colder months of the year. The […]

Mamby On The Beach 2016 – Festival Review

Over July 4th weekend, we attended the second annual Mamby On The Beach, after being there when React Presents launched the two-day affair at Oakwood Beach in Chicago last year. Location, Accessibility, and Set-Up React Presents offered a number of ways to access Mamby throughout the weekend. There were shuttles available to allow attendees to take […]

Festival Review: Spring Awakening Music Festival 2016

Location, Accessibility, and Set-Up Over the previous 4 years, “Spring Awakening Music Festival” has been widely recognized as the premiere Midwest festival to kick off the beginning of summer in the heart of downtown Chicago. Usually taking place at the iconic Soldier Field, home and stadium of the Chicago Bears, this year’s 2016 edition proved to […]

Win 2 GA Tickets to Spring Awakening Music Festival and 2 Pairs of DownBeats Ear Plugs!

This year’s Spring Awakening Music Festival packs quality and diversity with a lineup that covers EDM, Trance, house music and dubstep across the space of three days. Hosted at Addams/Medill Park for the first time, the festival will feature five stages each day. The DJ Stage will mostly cater to EDM heavyweights the likes of Steve Aoki, […]

Win A Pair of 2 Day Tickets to Reaction NYE

  Following the brilliant Freaky Deaky, Midwest dance music promoters React Presents are now looking forward to Reaction NYE. For the first time, the two-night event, happening on December 30th and 31st, will transform into an authentic warehouse-style party inside the Donald E. Stephens (DES) Convention Center – conveniently located 20 minutes outside of Downtown Chicago in Rosemont, […]

Freaky Deaky Cements its Spot as Midwest’s Biggest Halloween Festival

For the first time ever,  this year Freaky Deaky expanded to a full-blown three-day festival in the parking lot of Toyota Park. What started as a one-night affair that was recently hosted at Chicago venues such as the Congress Theater and the Aragon Ballroom, has now transformed into a fully interactive spooktacular experience, with 75+ artists, 3 […]

WIN A PAIR OF 3-DAY GA TICKETS TO FREAKY DEAKY

  DownBeats teamed up with React Presents to give you the chance to win a pair of 3-Day GA wristbands for this year’s Freaky Deaky – Chicago’s newest festival taking place over Halloween weekend at Toyota Park! Featuring top-notch acts such as Armin van Buuren, Richie Hawtin and Bassnectar, React’s latest festival venture provides Halloween-themed […]

North Coast Music Festival 2015 – Festival Experience & Review

This year’s edition of North Coast Music Festival will forever be remembered as the year The Chemical Brothers made their return with a performance many likened to that of Daft Punk at Lollapalooza in 2007. Masterful, classic, innovative, relentless and quite simply the perfect festival performance to end a weekend that many consider symbolizes the end […]

North Coast Line-Up Highlights Local Talent Alongside International Heavyweights

The moment people in Chicago start to talk about North Coast is always a bittersweet one. Although it is one of the most anticipated festivals in the city, it also signals the end of summer and with its harsh winters, that’s never a welcomed time of the year in the Windy City. Hosted in Union […]