1. Mysteryland vs Electric Daisy: Insomniac and ID&T Reveal Lineups for Memorial Day Weekend Festivals

    March 06, 2014 4:29 PM EST What are you doing this Memorial Day? If you’re an EDM fan in New York, you are officially spoiled. Live Nation’s Insomniac and SFX’s ID&T announced their lineups for their competing events this May 24-25. If there were any lingering questions about competition between the two rave…

  2. Igloofest Defies Winter Weather with Game-Changing, Month-Long Event

    February 04, 2014 6:07 PM EST It’s the dead of winter. Snow is falling and it’s 20 degrees and dropping, but instead of snuggling up at home, 10,000 people are dancing to some techno, outside, under the stars, in the snow. It’s a surprising sight to behold, let alone partake in, but it’s that exact shock to the system…

  3. Tiësto, Zedd, Bassnectar To Headline Ultimate Music Experience Event - Exclusive

    December 27, 2013 10:30 AM EST The UME event at a Texas water park is set to grow in its fourth year. For several big-name DJs, the road to Miami's Ultra Music Festival includes a pitstop at another Spring Break destination: Texas’s South Padre Island. The lineup for the three-day Ultimate Music Experience (UME),…

  4. Seven Lions with Myon & Shane 54 featuring Tove Lo, 'Strangers': First Listen

    August 19, 2013 3:52 PM EDT The EDM banger is featured on the soundtrack for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.' It’s fitting that Seven Lions’ song “Strangers” appears on the soundtrack for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.” The movie, which comes to theaters this Wednesday, is the adaptation of a young adult…

  5. Lollapalooza 2013: Mumford & Sons, Postal Service and More Highlights From Day 2

    August 04, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Country superstars, alt-pop divas, Olympic snowboarders and EDM deities also kept crowds cheering on Saturday in Chicago's Grant Park After dark on Lollapalooza 2013's second day, Mumford & Sons harmonized their hearts out on the Chicago festival's south end while The…

  6. Breakaway Music Festival Announced: Empire of the Sun, Wu-Tang Clan Playing Stadiums in Columbus, Dallas

    June 11, 2013 11:00 AM EDT The inaugural Breakaway Music Festival concept, produced by rising young promoters Prime Social, will launch with two new events at Major League Soccer (MLS) stadiums in Columbus, Ohio, and Dallas, Sept. 14 and 21, respectively. The multi-genre events feature artists from indie, EDM, pop,…

  7. Metallica Leads Heavy Orion Music Festival, Tells Detroit 'We'll Be Back'

    June 10, 2013 11:20 AM EDT After setting a high bar with its first-day front-to-back surprise performance of 1983's "Kill 'Em All," Metallica closed its second Orion Music + More festival with a more conventional but characteristically ferocious concert on Sunday -- and promised to be back for…

  8. Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails to Play Voodoo Music Experience 2013

    April 15, 2013 1:15 PM EDT Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails head up the first batch of artists announced for the 15th Anniversary edition of the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience, set to shake New Orleans on November 1-3. The annual Halloween weekend bash will be breaking in its new permanent home at the City Park…

  9. Coachella Live Stream: Watch the Fest Webcast

    April 13, 2013 2:50 PM EDT Coachella 2013 is now underway, but with a daily three-channel Youtube webcast straight from the festival which you can watch here, you don't have to actually be out in the California desert to see a lot of the multi-stage musical action live. Phoenix, New Order, The Postal Service…

  10. Coachella Analysis: The Stone Roses, Blur & the Idea of a True 'Headliner'

    April 13, 2013 9:14 AM EDT Coachella is not and never will be a popularity contest, but if it was, the brilliant Stone Roses would have lost. Pegged as the headliner of the first night of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, the recently reunited Manchester band took the main stage on Friday night …

  11. Ultra Music Festival Weekend 1, Day 2: 11 Things Seen and Heard

    March 17, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Zedd strips, Chuckie shouts, Porter Robinson rocks and Yeasayer make it awkward in Miami ... A Recap of Day 2 As if Friday's eight-hour opening day wasn't enough, Ultra Music Festival stretched from noon to midnight on Saturday, offering fans twelve jam-packed hours of…

  12. The Wynn Resort’s DJ Roster of Afrojack, Diplo and More Gets Animated: First Look

    March 13, 2013 5:32 PM EDT “World of Warcraft” creators draw Afrojack, Avicii, will.i.am and the rest of the Las Vegas crew. Wynn, the Las Vegas resort with four separate nightclubs to its name, has always had a little fun touting its squadron of exclusive resident DJs. During last year’s Miami Music Week the Wynn…

  13. Orion Music Festival Heads to Detroit With Metallica, Chili Peppers

    February 25, 2013 9:54 AM EST For the second year, Metallica will headline the rock-heavy Orion Music Festival, to be held June 8 and 9 at Belle Isle in Detroit. Other lead acts include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones and Bassnectar. Dubbed the Orion Music + More Festival by C3 Presents, the event will…

  14. Tom Petty, Kings of Leon to Lead Hangout Fest

    February 13, 2013 9:40 AM EST The five-stage event will include the Roots, the Trey Anastasio Band, Public Enemy and more Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Kings of Leon will headline this year's Hangout Music Fest, with a third headliner to be named for the May 17-19 event on the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores,…

  15. Electric Daisy Carnival NYC to Shake Citi Field

    January 30, 2013 11:00 AM EST The Electric Daisy Carnival is returning to the New York area on May 17 and 18 for a second year, this time with a new venue. The massive electronic dance music festival is moving from a parking lot in New Jersey to the comfy confines of Citi Field in Queens, the home of the Mets. Tickets…

  16. Coachella 2013 Lineup: Blur, Phoenix, Stone Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    January 25, 2013 3:26 PM EST Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Postal Service and Wu-Tang Clan are also set for Indio, Calif. this April Blur, the Stone Roses, Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers top the lineup for the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which was unveiled late on Thursday night (Jan. 24). The annual fest is…

  17. Ultra Music Festival Phase 2: Skrillex, Azealia Banks, Sleigh Bells

    January 25, 2013 9:35 AM EST The Ultra Music Festival has unveiled the second phase of its massive lineup of DJs, performers and bands that will take over Miami for two weekends in March, with highlights including EDM giants Skrillex (via his side project Dog Blood) and Martin Solveig, rappers Azealia Banks and Snoop…

  18. Coachella 2013 Lineup: Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    January 25, 2013 12:30 AM EST The Stone Roses, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Postal Service and Wu-Tang Clan are also set for Indio, Calif. this April. Blur, the Stone Roses, Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers top the lineup for the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which was unveiled late on Thursday night (Jan. 24). The…

  19. Ultra Music Festival Lineup: David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii to Rock Miami

    January 04, 2013 6:05 PM EST As previously announced, Swedish House Mafia will end their "One Last Tour" at Ultra The first round of artists for this year's supersized Ultra Music Festival has been announced, with titans of electronic dance music including deadmau5, Tiësto and David Guetta all on board to…

  20. The Year In EDM 2012: Swedish House Mafia, Deadmau5, Skrillex Get Massive

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST When Swedish House Mafia sold out its eight-date arena tour in mere minutes in September, the industry gaped at the feat -- an undeniable demonstration of EDM's growing power in the live space.   But there was a rub: Despite moving tickets, SHM wasn't selling music at anywhere near…

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