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WORLD CLUB DOME’s 2022 Winter Edition Was a Stunning Testament to BigCityBeats’ Innovation

Landing in Düsseldorf to close out a banner year for BigCityBeats, WORLD CLUB DOME reinforced itself in 2022 as the “biggest club in the world.” We were on the ground in Germany for WORLD CLUB DOME: Winter Edition, which returned to the gigantic Merkur Spiel-Arena from December 16-17 with a colossal lineup of 150 artists, who took the decks at the festival’s 15 stages. BigCityBeats, one of Europe’s most successful events brands for almost two decades now, remains laser-focused on innovation. A label, radio show, merchandise distributor and events producer, the company has curated unique dance music experiences throughout and beyond Europe, from Asia to the Caribbean and even into outer space back in 2019. 2022’s Winter Edition saw BigCityBeats’ found...

Chris Lake Leads Foundation Vol. 1, a Curated House Music Experience In Vancouver

Chris Lake and company are set to perform for a sea of fans in the Pacific Northwest. Blueprint and Live Nation have reeled in the house music superstar for a headlining performance at the PNE Forum in Vancouver, British Columbia on Sunday, February 19th. Lake will be accompanied by Nora En Pure, Mark Knight and Le Youth, among others. The event is the first in a new series of events called Foundation, which is “thoughtfully curated for fans of house music” and serves as a place to “revisit the underground foundations and building blocks upon which electronic music was built.” Foundation marks Lake’s only scheduled performance between now and Coachella in April. He returns to B.C. following his big showcase at Shambhala Music Festival in August. Scro...

A “Day-Into-Night” Oceanfront Dance Party Is Coming to the Shores of Southern California

It’s high tide for Stranger Than, who have announced a must-visit dance party coming to the sandy beaches of Los Angeles. The leading electronic music events company have revealed the inaugural Stranger Than: Beach Party, which will take over San Pedro’s Cabrillo Beach on March 25th. According to a press release, the shores of Cabrillo Beach comprise a “never-before-used venue” that offers idyllic, unobstructed views of the coast. Ticket-buyers can expect a “day-into-night oceanfront experience” featuring a rare headlining B2B set from techno and house music superstars Âme and Dixon, who also run the renowned Innervisions record label. Innervisions favorites Trikk and Jimi Jules will support along with Brooklyn-based DJ and producer Tony y Not. Dixon and...

Slither Into the Indy 500 Snake Pit for DJ Sets From Kaskade, Subtronics, More In 2023

The Indy 500 Snake Pit annually brings world-class electronic artists to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for “the ultimate party in motor sports.” This year, Kaskade has been confirmed to headline with support from John Summit and Subtronics, among others, on May 28th. The Race Weekend event will also feature a heavy-hitting DJ set from NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, better known in EDM circles as DJ Diesel, who is set to bring the heat to the racing capital of the world. “One of the biggest parties of Race Weekend is the Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light,” IMS President J. Douglas Boles said in a press release. “The always unforgettable and epic party in the Snake Pit is a May highlight for many of our fans and an experience like no other. Music fans ...

A “360° Disco” Is Going Down In One of Manchester’s Most Historic Cathedrals

The bar for post-pandemic live music experiences has never been higher. On February 10th, an “epic electronic disco” will take place at the Manchester Cathedral, one of the most historic chapels in England. The building was originally founded in 1421 as a parish church before becoming a cathedral over 400 years later in 1847, according to The Journal of Ecclesiastical History. Produced by JBM Music, the unique show is part of 360 Beats and Fever’s “360°” series, which offers “clubbing experiences in exceptional locations such as cathedrals, concord planes, landmarks and rooftops while the DJ plays in the centre of the room.” The historic Manchester Cathedral. David Dixon Scroll to Continue Recommended Articles Techno, disco and house music wil...

Terminal V Announces 2023 Lineup With Charlotte de Witte, Amelie Lens, More

Take a deep dive into the world of techno and underground house music at Terminal V, a two-day festival in Edinburgh. What started as a humble, one-room warehouse party in 2017 has evolved into Scotland’s largest electronic music event. Thousands of ravers now annually head to Terminal V, which is renowned for top-tier stage design and mind-blowing live production. The organizers of Terminal V have revealed its 2023 lineup, a massive bill featuring Charlotte de Witte, Amelie Lens, I Hate Models, Folamour, Alan Fitzpatrick, Jayda G, 999999999 and Boys Noize, among others. Check out the full lineup for the festival, which returns April 8-9, below. The lineup for Terminal V 2023 features Charlotte de Witte, Amelie Lens, Boys Noize, I Hate Models, Franky Wah and more. c/o Terminal V...

ODESZA, Diplo, SOFI TUKKER, More to Perform at 2023’s Governors Ball Music Festival

After a tumultuous past couple of years, Governors Ball Music Festival is ready to roll in 2023.  This year’s festival will take place from June 9th to 11th at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, New York. Performances from a myriad of artists in various genres are on tap from the likes of Lizzo, ODESZA and Kendrick Lamar, who will headline the 9th, 10th and 11th, respectively.  Diplo, SOFI TUKKER, Oliver Tree, Rina Sawayama and EVAN GIIA, among others, will also perform. Check out the full lineup below. The lineup for Governors Ball Music Festival 2023 features ODESZA, Diplo, SOFI TUKKER and Oliver Tree, among others. Governors Ball Music Festival Scroll to Continue Recommended Articles “Words can’t express how excited we are to bring Gov Ball to Flush...

A “360° Rave” Is Going Down In One of Manchester’s Most Historic Cathedrals

The bar for post-pandemic live music experiences has never been higher.  On February 10th, an “epic electronic disco” will take place at the Manchester Cathedral, one of the most historic chapels in England. The building was originally founded in 1421 as a parish church before becoming a cathedral over 400 years later in 1847, according to The Journal of Ecclesiastical History. Produced by JBM Music, the unique show is part of 360 Beats and Fever’s “360°” series, which offers “clubbing experiences in exceptional locations such as cathedrals, concord planes, landmarks and rooftops while the DJ plays in the centre of the room.” The historic Manchester Cathedral. David Dixon Scroll to Continue Recommended Articles Techno, disco and house mus...

Rezz, Tale of Us, ZHU, More Confirmed for Lightning in a Bottle’s 20th Anniversary Festival

This year brings the 20th anniversary of SoCal’s Lightning in a Bottle festival, and its organizers have spared no expense. This week brought the release of a star-studded Phase 1 lineup poster, revealing Rezz, Diplo, ZHU, Tale of Us and The Glitch Mob as headliners.  Taking place at Buena Vista Lake in Bakersfield, from May 24-29, the fest will host more than 60 artists via this first wave of announcements. Longstanding summertime favorites like Phantogram, Caribou and The Floozies join surging trendsetters like Desiree, Canabliss, Sam Shure and Deer Jade. A host of bass music acts—from Liquid Stranger and LSDream to Moore Kismet and Mersiv—rounds out the expansive bill of music-makers handpicked for the iconic event’s milestone. Rezz, Diplo, ZHU and The Gl...

Updates and Improvements Abound for the 2023 Lost Lands Festival

Here’s what’s new for Lost Lands year six. Each year, headbangers from all over the world descend on Ohio for the world’s premier bass music festival, Lost Lands. The mastermind behind the madness, Excision, annually gathers an elite cast of talent for a weekend of nonstop dubstep, trap, melodic bass and everything in between. As detailed in our review of last year’s massive festival, Lost Lands has improved so much since its debut in 2017 that it’s nearly unrecognizable—in all the best ways. Now, Excision and his team of organizers have revealed what’s next for the festival, which returns to Legend Valley September 22-24, 2023. He took to his verified Instagram to share a long list of updates inspired by attendees’ feedback. Dubstep star Kompany p...

Day Zero Lights Up Tulum’s Jungle for Stunning 2023 Festival

One of the world’s most acclaimed dance music parties, the transformative and mesmerizing Day Zero, recently landed in Tulum. Founded by veteran DJ and house music producer Damian Lazarus, Day Zero made its debut back in 2012, celebrating the end of the Mayan calendar. The event has been enchanting Tulum’s electronic music enthusiasts with its hypnotic live production for a little over a decade now, blitzing the jungle’s lush canopies with polychromatic lasers and sultry dance music. Performers at Day Zero 2023.  Alive Coverage Day Zero 2023 took place deep inside Tulum’s jungle on January 9th. The fest featured three stages and over 18 hours of techno and house music while celebrating Lazarus’ renowned Crosstown Rebels imprint. The impressive mainstage ran ...

Burning Man’s Mayan Warrior Is Using Blockchain Tech to Fund Art On the Playa

Fans of the legendary Burning Man metropolis and its devoted Mayan Warrior community have a new way to preserve its future prospects both on and off the playa.  Blockchain technology has long been lauded as a more transparent and cost-effective means of fundraising. Now Mayan Warrior, one of the world’s premier artistic communities is embracing its possibilities. The organization, which operates as a 501(c)(3), has announced the “Mayan Warrior Amulet,” an offering of digital assets to directly support the artistic endeavors that have built the community into a creative powerhouse over the last decade. By purchasing the blockchain-powered assets, the community’s members can directly fund artists to help “produce, bring, and display their live interact...