2014's Most Anticipated Dance Festival: Whose Lineup is Most Exciting? (Poll)
With Mysteryland USA, Movement and EDC New York in the books, summer festival season is officially upon us. Following EDC Las Vegas' lineup announcement last week, CODE takes a peek at some of the most highly anticipated upcoming festivals and offers you an opportunity to pick which lineup has you in the summer spirit.
When: June 13-15
Where: Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
Headliner Highlights: Tiësto, Knife Party, Pretty Lights, Diplo, Kaskade, Big Gigantic
This Midwestern festival gem returns to the home of the Chicago Bears next weekend for its third edition, featuring plenty of popular acts and no shortage of satellite after parties spanning the city's clubs.
EDC Las Vegas
When: June 20-22
Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas
Headliner Highlights: Avicii, Calvin Harris, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Carl Cox, Luciano
Live Nation's Insomniac's flagship festival marks its fourth year in the City of Sin with the diverse lineup and compelling production aspects that have helped it become North America's largest dance music event.
When: July 18-20, July 25-27
Where: Boom, Belgium
Headliner Highlights: Armin van Buuren, Eric Prydz, Kaskade, Hardwell b2b Tiësto, David Guetta, Krewella
This poll's European candidate expands to two weekends this year, offering attendees otherworldly production and a jaw-dropping collection of talent on its twelve immersive stage environments.
When: August 2-3
Where: Whittier Narrows Recreation Area, South El Monte, CA
Headliner Highlights: Jack U, Axwell, Flosstradamus, Tiësto, Disclosure, Nero
Gary Richard's annual assortment of forward-thinking and genre-defying talent has rapidly grown into the City of Angels' must-see summer festival event.
When: August 29-31
Where: Randall's Island Park, New York, NY
Headliner Highlights: David Guetta, Nicky Romero, Armin van Buuren, Zedd, Kaskade, Jack U
After facing serious concerns about its future, MADE Event's flagship festival will return to the Big Apple this Labor Day Weekend with enhanced security reforms and a formidable three-day lineup.
When: September 26-28
Where: Chattahoochee Hills, Atlanta, GA
Headliner Highlights: Avicii, Bassnectar, Kaskade Richie Hawtin, Skrillex, Tiësto
America's Tomorrowland foil celebrates its second year at Chattahoochee, bringing the storied elements from its Belgian brother to this summer-closing southern festival.