1. BangOn!NYC Announces Elements Camping Music & Arts Festival: Exclusive

    January 11, 2017 11:42 AM EST 0 0 0 Since 2007, BangOn!NYC has been on a mission to provide electronic heads with unforgettable musical experiences, but so far, they've been doing their thing mostly in the urban setting. In 2017, it'll be 10 years of banging, and it's t ...

  2. New Year's Eve 2017 Party Guide: The Best Places to Dance in New York City, Los Angeles & Miami

    December 22, 2016 1:46 PM EST 0 0 5 Another year is almost over, and instead of worrying about what last-minute gift to get your grandma for Christmas, New Year's Eve plans are becoming your biggest concern. Hoping to party it up to ring in the new year, you say? You're in l ...

  3. Movement Detroit 2017 Announces Phase 1 Lineup: Carl Cox, Danny Brown, Soul Clap & More

    December 15, 2016 12:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Detroit is the birth place of techno, and it goes without saying the Motor City knows good music when it hears it. Movement is a festival unlike anything else, dedicated to the realest DJs, the best MCs, and the rough gem of a city that made all thi ...

  4. Smirnoff Sound Collective Aims to Tackle Dance Music's Diversity Problem, Launches Program With Live Stream

    November 30, 2016 6:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Dance music's diversity problem is, at this point, well-documented. While the genre started as a haven for gay minorities, the modern scene has been taken over by mainly white suburban youth or affluent Europeans. Smirnoff, the vodka company, h ...

  5. Claude VonStroke and Green Velvet's Get Real Announces December 2016 Debut Tour

    October 27, 2016 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Supergroups are always exciting. Take one great musician, pair them with another, and if you're lucky, you get something even greater than the sum of its parts. That's a definite in the case of Dirtybird head Claude VonStroke and the legen ...

  6. Campground Superstar: 48 Hours With Claude VonStroke at Dirtybird Campout 2016

    October 12, 2016 2:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Claude VonStroke — the towering, bushy bearded founder of Dirtybird Records — is being whisked about in a golf cart, zipping on one of many trips across the bucolic nook that is the Oak Canyon Park. Seated behind him, all I see is a giant raccoon ha ...

  7. Mad Decent Beach Party 2016 Announces Lineup: Major Lazer, Dillon Francis, Alison Wonderland & More

    July 28, 2016 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cruises are okay, but they don't leave a lot of time for tropical exploration, and let's be honest, the food court isn't as great as its pumped up to be. Mad Decent is cutting out the middle man and returning to paradise for a four-da ...

  8. Dirtybird Campout 2016 Phase 1 Lineup Includes Reggie Watts, Machine Drum & More

    July 19, 2016 6:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kudos to Dirtybird for coming up with a creative marketing strategy for a music festival. Most camping festivals are kind of like campouts, right? But do they actually include s'more roasting, canoe trips and tug-of-war with your favorite DJs? ...

  9. Suwannee Hulaween 2016: Disclosure, Claude VonStroke, Big Gigantic, String Cheese Incident & More to Perform

    July 19, 2016 11:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music lovers in costumes roaming more than 800 acres of sprawling, riverside North Florida fields? Check. Spanish moss trees swaying in the setting sun? Check. Disclosure on the ones and twos? Check. So goes the Suwannee Hulaween festival in the Spi ...

  10. Oregon's What The Festival 2016 Shines as a Boutique Experiential Gathering

    June 24, 2016 3:48 PM EDT "Let your freak flags fly, bitches!", shouts a sprightly millennial named Colt from Seattle, voice rasped from nonstop partying and sporting a mesh tank top, high rise shorts and eye glitter. Incessant trickling rain didn't seem to d ...

  11. Dirtybird Label Celebrates Summer With New 'Secret Sauce' Compilation

    June 16, 2016 9:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Claude VonStroke is excited about the warm weather. The DJ/producer’s label, Dirtybird, shared a new compilation this week, and it is accompanied by a hearty endorsement of the coming season. Justin Martin Talks New Album 'Hello Clouds' &a ...

  12. Electronic Music Legends Abound at Movement Detroit's 10-Year Anniversary Festival

    June 02, 2016 4:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s 11 p.m. on Monday (May 30), the final night of Detroit’s Movement Festival, and Modeselektor is weaving from breakbeat to electro seemingly without a hitch. On the bowl-shaped mainstage, the German pair have somehow managed to draw every last b ...

  13. Claude VonStroke Celebrates 10 Years of 'Who's Afraid of Detroit?' With New Mix & Video: Exclusive

    May 27, 2016 12:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Claude VonStroke is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of his iconic city anthem "Who's Afraid of Detroit?" with the release of remixes from producers/DJs such as  Octave One and Marc Houle. Now  Billboard Dance  is exclusively premi ...

  14. Symbiosis Gathering 2016 Lineup Announced: FKA Twigs, Gramatik, Santigold & More (Exclusive)

    May 23, 2016 1:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Symbiosis Gathering's music and arts event 'Family Tree' will kick off on Sept. 22-25 at Woodward Reservation Regional Park, California, and Billboard Dance  is exclusively announcing the full lineup, which includes FKA Twigs , Gramat ...

  15. Dirtybird Records Announces Summer BBQ Tour

    May 18, 2016 8:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dirtybird Records' BBQ tour has announced summer dates to bring meat and beats to select cities around the United States.  Dirtybird Co-Founder Justin Martin Announces 'Hello Clouds' Album The tour will kick off Aug. 13 in San Francis ...

  16. Justin Martin Talks New Album 'Hello Clouds' & House Music's Growing Audience

    April 19, 2016 12:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Martin is in a good mood. “I feel completely blessed right now,” he says on the phone. “I’m freaking out a little bit! All the stars have aligned.” His sophomore album, Hello Clouds , arrived last Wednesday (April 20), sandwiched by a pair of ...

  17. The Guest List Presents Claude Vonstroke's Playlist: Maceo Plex, Kill Frenzy & More

    February 12, 2016 4:15 PM EST Dirtybird Records founder Claude Vonstroke has collected 20 burgeoning underground records for this week’s issue of The Guest List. Claude VonStroke & Green Velvet 'Get Real' About Super-Duo and Shifts in Underground Dance Music The ...

  18. Movement Detroit Announces 10-Year Anniversary Lineup: Kraftwerk, Richie Hawtin, Caribou & More

    January 20, 2016 3:52 PM EST Paxahau Events announced the phase-one lineup for Movement Electronic Music Festival‘s 10-year anniversary on Wednesday (Jan. 20), with legendary electronic act Kraftwerk at the helm of the Detroit fest. The seminal German group, who won the Lifeti ...

  19. Skrillex, Odesza, Bassnectar Headlining Mysteryland 2016

    January 14, 2016 8:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Listen to Omar S' exclusive festival mix Skrillex , Odesza and Bassnectar will headline this year's Mysteryland festival in Bethel, N.Y., June 10-13.  Now in its third year, three-day New York state dance extravaganza again returns to the ...

  20. Claude VonStroke & Green Velvet Officially Launch Get Real Project, Announce U.S. Tour: Exclusive

    November 09, 2015 2:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Techno titans Claude VonStroke and Green Velvet are officially joining forces with the birth of their new project, Get Real. The newly-formed duo says this endeavor is centered on the “revival of authentic old school house and techno.” They plan on ...

  21. Lights All Night Announces 2015 Lineup: Hardwell, Kaskade, Porter Robinson & More: Exclusive

    October 13, 2015 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard is exclusively announcing the lineup for Lights All Nights' 2015 edition, unveiling the artists set to play the two-day New Year's festival in Dallas, Texas from Dec. 31 to Jan. 1. Produced by Highland Concerts and MCP Presents, ...

  22. Movement Festival Highlights Detroit's Techno Roots, Slips With Snoop Dogg DJ Set

    May 26, 2015 7:00 PM EDT Now in its 16th year, Detroit's Movement Festival showcases electronic music's thriving underground. Memorial Day weekend has turned into a field day for EDM fans and a nightmare for promoters, with six major dance music festivals comp ...

  23. Holy Ship Highlights: Skrillex Joins Surprise Guest Kaskade, Destructo's Sunrise Sermon & More

    March 03, 2015 6:39 PM EST Fans who attended Holy Ship's second sailing (Feb. 18-20) could be forgiven for feeling a sense of déjà vu.  While the  January sailing  sported mostly first-time bookings drawn from the U.K. deep house and West Coast bass scenes, February&# ...

  24. New Year's Eve 2014: A Musical Guide

    December 30, 2014 7:31 PM EST 3.233 k 155 76 0 Nevermind that snow may hit Las Vegas on New Year's Eve -- the desert destination may have quietly usurped New York City as the country's most banging music hotspot to ring in 2015. This year, everyone from Jennifer Lopez , Lady ...

  25. Claude VonStroke & the Dirtybird Crew Q&A: Ultra Music Festival 2014

    Claude VonStroke & the Dirtybird Crew Q&A: Ultra Music Festival 2014

    March 29, 2014 11:47 AM EDT Billboard speaks to Claude VonStroke and other members of the Dirtybird crew at the Red Bull Guest House. Interview by Zel McCarthy. EDM , dance music , Dirtybird , interview , 2014 , ultra music festival , Claude VonStroke , ultra , red bull gues ...

  26. Public Enemy Headlining Movement Electronic Music Festival

    February 15, 2012 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Rap legends Public Enemy will preview their upcoming album "Most of My Heroes Still Don't Appear on No Stamp" at this year's Movement Electronic Music Festival held over Memorial Day weekend in Detroit. The troupe will join Chica ...

  27. Plastikman, Inner City, Model 500 To Play Detroit Techno Fest

    March 11, 2010 9:16 AM EST 0 0 0 Rare live performances by Plastikman, the pioneering house music group Inner City and Juan Atkins' Model 500 will highlight this year's Movement Electronic Music Festival, the annual Memorial Day Weekend bash in downtown Detroit. The three ...