Skrillex & Diplo Lead Phase 2 Ultra Music Festival Lineup as Jack U

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With a little over 50 days left until Ultra kicks off at Miami’s Bayfront Park on March 28, the festival’s organizers have unveiled the second phase of the artist lineup. The second phase includes the additions of dance heavyweights including Cedric Gervais, Fedde Le Grand, John Digweed, as ...

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Chris Lake Embarks on North American Helium Tour

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Chris Lake is preparing to take North American fans higher on his Helium Tour, which kicks off tomorrow at San Francisco’s Vessel nightclub. The tour comes on the heels of the release of his soaring vocal house single “Helium,” and will hit cities across the US and Canada—including Atlantic ...

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Dillon Francis, Flying Lotus, & More Added to Moogfest 2014 Lineup

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Asheville’s Moogfest has announced further additions to its diverse lineup of nighttime performers ahead of its spring debut from April 23-27.  Synthpop pioneers the Pet Shop Boys will join the lineup alongside British rapper M.I.A., producer Flying Lotus, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Tokyo Begins Application Period

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Red Bull Music Academy recently announced it was arriving in Tokyo, Japan this autumn, and applications to attend the 2014 edition are now being accepted. Open to music makers and producers of all styles and levels of experience, the Red Bull Music Academy offers accepted students a two-week ...

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Tiesto Recaps UK Greater Than Tour with New Video

Tiesto wraps up his recent Greater Than UK tour with Calvin Harris in a newly released recap video. Taking place across a quick five dates this past December, the tour saw the DJs playing to sold-out arenas across the UK, including a packed performance at Earl’s Court in London to over 21,000 ...

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MiMOSA, Purity Ring, More Set to Rock Tucson’s Gem & Jam Festival

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Tucson, Arizona promises to be a desert oasis for electronic music this February with the 2014 edition of its Gem & Jam Festival. Nestled in the second weekend of Tucson’s Gem and Mineral show, the music and art festival will include two stages when it kicks off February 7-9. Headliners for ...

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Waka Winter Classic 2014 Announces 16-Stop Tour

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Arkansas’ Wakarusa Music Festival is still six months away, but the Waka Winter Classic tour will give fans a taste of potential talent—including EDM acts and DJs—when it travels across the US this winter. Kicking off at Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Cain’s Ballroom on January 9, the Waka Winter Classic ...

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Groove Cruise Prepares for Tenth Anniversary with Lineup Announcement

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The Groove Cruise will celebrate its tenth anniversary next year when it sets sail from Miami to Cozumel from January 30 to February 3, and the recently announced lineup promises to make it one of its most memorable voyages yet. The full lineup includes over 60 acts, ranging from Markus Schulz, ...

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Kraftwerk, Chic Lead Eclectic Moogfest 2014 Lineup

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Asheville’s expanded Moogfest will make its spring debut April 23-27, and pioneers Kraftwerk and Chic have been announced as headliners in the newly revealed Phase 2 lineup. Both acts will join previously announced headliners Giorgio Moroder and Laurie Anderson as part of the festival’s ...

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The BPM Festival Announces Phase 3 Lineup, Day & Night Event Schedule

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The seventh edition of the BPM Festival is just weeks away from its takeover of Playa del Carmen, Mexico from January 3-12, and the organizers have unveiled Phase 3 artist lineup. The newly added artists—available below—join the over 350 acts announced for the festival, and include a slew of ...

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Daft Punk to Perform at 2014 Grammy Awards

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The robots of Daft Punk will make a rare television appearance on the 2014 Grammy Awards on January 26 with their first live performance since 2010. The duo will join previously announced performers Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons P!nk and Nate Ruess, and Willie Nelson. Additionally, the duo ...

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Armin van Buuren to Live-Broadcast Intimate Set on UStream

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Armin van Buuren will join Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton for a UStream broadcast and performance co-sponsored by DJ Times on December 19. Armin will make an appearance on the Remix Top 30 Countdown for a private party, during which he will spin a unique 20-minute set in an intimate, lounge-type ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival to Return to NYC’s MetLife Stadium in 2014

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Insomniac has announced that Electric Daisy Carnival New York will return to the MetLife Stadium over Memorial Day weekend in 2014, marking the event’s third year in New York City. The festival is produced in partnership with RPM Worldwide—the team behind New York’s Pacha Nightclub—and will ...

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Skrillex Announces 2014 City Takeovers

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After a period of splitting his time between running OWSLA and producing with Boys Noize in Dog Blood, Skrillex is returning to the solo spotlight with a newly announced string of multi-show city invasions early next year. Dubbed Takeovers, each stop will see the DJ/producer play multiple ...

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Kryoman Helps Steve Aoki to Aokify America

EDM’s favorite LED robot Kryoman joined forces with Steve Aoki by providing the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee with a slew of new technical wonders for his Aokify America tour, and he has released a new video showcasing the collaboration. After opening with a bizarrely enthralling on-foot chase ...

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Danny Avila Offers Stream of ZiggoDome ADE Set

Amsterdam Dance Event 2013 may now just be a memory, the live sets from the week’s parties continue to filter in. Danny Avila has joined the party by offering a video stream of his opening set from Calvin Harris and Tiesto’s sold-out show at the ZiggoDome. Filmed and broadcasted by ZiggoTV, ...

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Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, & More Star in Dutch Influence Documentary

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Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Afrojack, Sidney Samson, Nicky Romero, and more star in Dutch Influence, a new EDM documentary premiering in America on November 20th and running through December. The film features today’s biggest Dutch DJs telling the stories of their experiences in dance ...

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Ultra Worldwide Expands to South Africa & Japan in 2014

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Already one of America’s largest electronic music events, Ultra Music Festival is expanding its global reach into South Africa and Japan in 2014. These satellite editions will represent the eighth and ninth international iterations of the festival, having already visited notable destinations ...

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Flux Pavilion Chronicles Road Life in Freeway Tour Video

British dubstep producer Flux Pavilion is currently in the midst of his North American and UK Freeway Tour, and the DJ is now offering his fans a behind-the-scenes peek at just what goes on while on the road. In addition to catching Flux getting kicked out of a Wal-Mart, there’s a preview of ...

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Moogfest Calls to Artists for Public Art Installations

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Asheville’s Moogfest recently unveiled its new plans for a five-day festival coming this April that will feature an expanded focus on the intersection of art and technology, including public art exhibitions. To meet this end, Moogfest and The Media Arts Project have issued an invitation to ...

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Catch Diplo’s Ask Me Anything TODAY on Reddit

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Between his time spent acting as part of Major Lazer, running the Mad Decent record label, and producing for artists like Snoop Lion and Beyonce, it’s hard to imagine America’s Best DJ 2013 runner-up Diplo having even a minute to spare. However, Diplo will be taking questions for a full hour ...

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Armin van Buuren Announces ‘Armin Only – Intense’ World Tour Dates

Armin van Buuren has released eighteen dates on his upcoming Armin Only – Intense World Tour. Officially kicking off the tour with a two-night stand at the Netherlands’ Ziggo Dome on November 15th and 16th, Armin will play all over the world throughout 2014. The tour will support his latest ...

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Bassnectar Comes Full Circle for 3rd Annual 360° NYE Show in Nashville

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Bassnectar has announced his third annual New Year’s Eve show at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. Revealed as the capstone to the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee’s Immersive Music Fall Tour, the show will be a 360° show, as seen in his two previous sold-out NYE shows. These shows feature ...

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The British Are Coming: Sankeys to Open in NYC This Month

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Sankeys’ third season is coming to a close, but the party isn’t stopping as the owners prepare to open a New York edition of the British club on October 31st. The new location will be located in Manhattan on 36th Street and houses two rooms: the famed futuristic-themed Basement and the ...

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Pretty Lights Previews Full Band Tour with New Video

America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Pretty Lights kicks off his North American tour in support of his studio album A Color Map of the Sun in Kansas City on October 10th. However, this tour is differentiated from prior performances due to the addition of a live band, which producer Derek Smith has ...

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A-Trak to Join Danny Brown on Co-Headlining Tour

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Fool’s Gold boss and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee A-Trak will be hitting North America with rapper Danny Brown on this fall’s Double Trouble tour.  The tour will kick of at the Fox Theatre in Pomona, CA on November 8th and will include stops in around the West Coast, including Los Angeles for ...

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The Prodigy’s Maxim Announces First-Ever US DJ Tour

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Maxim, an original member of The Prodigy, has announced his debut US DJ tour scheduled for this fall. This will be the first time any of the members of the group have toured the states since the fall, and is meant to tide fans over while the group is in the studio working on a... Read More

See TomorrowWorld from Nicky Romero’s Eyes

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Many DJs dream of playing the main stage of a major festival like Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld at some point. Until those dreams are realized, a new video posted by Nicky Romero will give everyone a taste of the magic. Shot using Google Glass, the clip shows the minute backstage through the opening ...

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Bassnectar Releases ‘Side Two’ of Immersive Music Mixtape

While in the midst of his North American Immersive Music Tour, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar has dropped Side Two of his Immersive Music Mixtape. While Side One, released in July, was a shorter mix focused on more traditional Bassnectar sounds, including dubstep and trap, Side Two ...

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Nocturnal Wonderland: Wild & Wooly in Cali

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San Bernardino, Calif. – Eat. Sleep. Rave. Repeat. If there was one motto the 43,000 attendees at Insomniac Events’ longest running event could live by, that creed from Fatboy Slim’s latest hit would do just fine. And this past Saturday, Sept. 21, at the San Miguel Amphitheater & Grounds, ...

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Paul Oakenfold to Embark on Trance Mission Across North America

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Paul Oakenfold will be returning to his trance roots this October with his upcoming Trance Mission tour and album. The tour will see Oakenfold bringing North American dance floors a new video and audio experience inspired by his “Full on Fluoro” sound, which has garnered significant success in ...

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Panels Announced for Mountain Oasis Music Summit

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The inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit takes place in Asheville, North Carolina next month, and the schedule of panels has been released. The discussions will kick off Saturday, October 26th at the Diane Wortham Theatre. The first panel is the Inventors’ Roundtable, which will ...

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ADJ to Hit The Road as Part of ‘ADJ On Tour’

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American DJ will be hitting the road this fall for ADJ On Tour, a multi-city tour that will offer hands-on workshops on a variety of topics, as well as demos of two new product lines and insights into the company’s next generation of products. The hands-on workshops will train attendees in ...

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Laidback Luke Bringing Super You & Me to NY, DC, and Chicago on New Tour

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Laidback Luke is set to embark on his Musically Driven Bus Tour of North America next week, but he’s added three new Super You & Me dates to the itinerary. The three dates include stops in Washington, DC, Chicago, and New York, the last of which is set to be his largest SY&M event ...

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Disclosure Announces North American Winter Tour Dates

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Disclosure has yet to kick off its US tour that starts next month, but the Britsh duo has already announced more North American dates for early 2014. The winter run will start in Toronto on January 14th and will see the duo performing 15 dates throughout January and February. The tour will ...

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Marquee NY Unveils Eight Week Residency of Marco Carola’s ‘Music On’

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Marquee New York has announced an eight week residency of Marco Carola’s “Music On” party that will take place every Friday beginning October 25th. Each Friday will see the Italian producer/DJ bringing his brand of techno to the Chelsea club. The residency, a continuation of his Music On party ...

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Kaskade Takes ‘America’s Best DJ’ Title a 2nd Time

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Port Washington, NY – The votes of the fans have all been counted and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Kaskade has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2013. This is the second time Kaskade has taken home the award—he also won in 2011—and it ...

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Tomorrowland Releases Official 2013 Aftermovie

With the inaugural edition of TomorrowWorld just weeks away, the official Tomorrowland 2013 aftermovie has been released. Get taken back to (or get a taste of) the experience from this past July throughout the 30-minute film, which showcases the highlights of each of the days of the festival. ...

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Dim Mak Launches ‘Dim Mak Sundays’ at Create LA with Insomniac & sbe

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Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak record label has partnered with Insomniac Events and sbe Nightlight Group to launch a weekly event series at Create Nightclub on Hollywood Boulevard called Dim Mak Sundays. Electro house producer Felix Cartal will headline the inaugural event on September 15th, with trap ...

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Bingo Players to Rattle & Roll across America with Bassjackers & MAKJ

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Bingo Players have announced the Rattle & Roll Tour, which will travel across North America this October and November. Launching in Miami on October 10th, Bingo Players will hit over 30 cities before wrapping in Los Angeles on November 16th.  The tour will feature a massive stage production ...

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Headhunterz to Embark on North American ‘Explode’ Tour

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Dutch hardstyle producer/DJ Headhunterz has announced the Explode Tour, which will hit North America this Fall. The 15-date tour kicks off on September 19th in Philadelphia and will culminate with a show at the Concord Music Hall in Chicago on October 13th. The announcement of the tour comes ...

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Fun in the Sun: Aruba’s Electric Festival

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By: Jim Tremayne Oranjestad, Aruba – Set for this weekend—Sept. 6-9—the inaugural Electric Festival will light up the beautiful Caribbean island of Aruba, and DJ Times will serve as a proud media sponsor. Boasting a mostly EDM-based lineup—legendary rocker Slash is also playing—Electric ...

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Zedd, Oliver, & Alex Metric Deliver A ‘Moment of Clarity’ to Atlanta

Atlanta — Just in time for his single “Stay In Night” featuring Haley Williams, Zedd kicked off his Moment of Clarity tour last week featuring support from Alex Metric and Oliver. Dance music promoter Liquified brought the tour to Atlanta’s Tabernacle, and we checked out the show earlier this ...

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TomorrowWorld Releases Video Trailer to ‘The Book of Wisdom’ Chapter Two

With a little less than one month until TomorrowWorld kicks off in the US in Chattahoochee Hills right outside of Atlanta, the official video trailer for the festival has been released. The American edition of the festival has been dubbed as Chapter Two of ‘The Book of Wisdom’ (with the first ...

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Insomniac Announces Camping, New Venue for Nocturnal Wonderland

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Insomniac’s 19th annual Nocturnal Wonderland Festival returns on September 21st, and it has a brand new home in Southern California’s San Miguel Amphitheatre and Grounds. Additionally, this year’s festival will host camping, a first for the event. Campers can sleep adjacent to the grounds and ...

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Mysteryland Festival Coming to Original Woodstock Site in 2014

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Mysteryland, the world’s longest running electronic music festival, will debut in the United States on Memorial Day Weekend in 2014 in upstate New York’s Bethel Woods. The location is the original site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, and Mysteryland marks the first time a multi-day music ...

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ID&T Announces Lineup for Sensation’s First US Tour

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ID&T has revealed the lineup for its inaugural Sensation US tour, hitting the states this September in Oakland. The tour, dubbed the Ocean of White, will feature Fedde Le Grand, Michael Woods, Nic Fanciulli, Prok & Fitch, Sébastien Léger, and Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano over its ...

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Tiësto To Perform Fan Marriage Ceremony in Vegas

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This year has been a series of firsts for DJs. Armin van Buuren recently announced he was heading to space, and now Tiësto will be performing a marriage ceremony in Las Vegas this month for one lucky couple. Announced through his Facebook page, the contest is part of his ongoing In The Booth ...

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America’s Best DJ: Georgia Jams & Full-On Vegas

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Las Vegas – Once again, it’s back to Sin City for another round of shows on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times. Fast-forward: This weekend finds us doing double-duty at Marquee Dayclub and Nightclub. First up on Saturday, it’s Texas trance kings Tritonal at ...

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Luciano/Carl Craig: Live from 'Somewhere in BKN…'

By: Natalie Raben Brooklyn, N.Y. – Ushuaia in Ibiza ain’t got nothing on the Brooklyn waterfront. This past Saturday, Luciano relocated his famed Ibiza sound to the second installment of Verboten’s StageONE series: “Somewhere in BKN…,” which essentially was a warehouse party in the bright ...

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Nicky Romero Presents ‘Nothing Toulouse’ Tour

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Hot off his Tomorrowland weekend, which included a main stage back-to-back-to-back set with David Guetta and Afrojack, Nicky Romero has announced his Nothing Toulouse Tour, which will be hitting North America this August and September. The producer will be joined by fellow Dutch production duo ...

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America’s Best DJ: Mile High & Down in Dixie

Denver – The America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times went Mile High this past weekend and now it looks forward to heading way down in Dixie. In Colorado at the spectacular Red Rocks Amphitheatre for Global Dance Festival this past July 19-21, we caught three days of ...

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Ultra Europe Wraps Up Successful First Year With Festival in Croatia

The inaugural edition of Ultra Europe took place over the weekend in Croatia, with the festival hosting over 103,000 attendees during the three-day event. The first two days of Ultra Europe—which is now the largest festival to ever have been held on Croatian soil—took place in the Poljud ...

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Flux Pavilion Announces Freeway EP & North American Fall Tour

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British bass aficionado Flux Pavilion has blown the lid off of his upcoming Freeway EP, as well as the accompanying Freeway Tour, heading out across North America this fall. The tour will kick off on September 25th in Urbana, IL and trek across 32 different cities before culminating on November ...

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America’s Best DJ: Camp Bisco Brings the Heat

Mariaville, N.Y. – In the peak of New York’s summer heat, 20,000 EDM fans make the trek to Mariaville—quaint lake town in upstate New York—to experience Camp Bisco this past July 11-13. The four-stage music festival offered big-room house, jam bands, rappers and trappers. Known for its rural ...

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#FreePlayThursday – 7/18/2013

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In need of a quick, free stormer to load your libraries and sets for the weekend? We’ve got seven killer tracks just for you, completely free of charge. Read about our picks and listen to the whole set on our Soundcloud below. “Crown,” Diplo’s latest release, fully exemplifies the phrase “Wait ...

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Bassnectar Announces Fall ‘Immersive Music Tour 2013’

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Despite having just finished up his Spring Tour last month, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar is showing no signs of slowing down with his announcement of his “Immersive Music Tour 2013” this fall. The tour will kick off on September 19th in Oakland, California’s Fox Theater and will ...

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Aruba To Launch Electric Festival in September With Chuckie, Hardwell

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Announced today, Aruba will host the first ever Electric Festival from September 6th through September 8th with an initial lineup that includes Aruba resident Chuckie, Hardwell, and Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash. The event, which will be the largest of its type in the Caribbean, is a joint ...

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Win VIP Table Service to Miguel Migs at Marquee NY This Friday!

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Want to win VIP table service to see America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Miguel Migs perform this Friday? DJ Times is partnering with Marquee New York to give away 4 VIP passes (each with a +1) to the stop on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times this Friday,... Read More

Tracy Young Brings Genesis to NYC (Q&A and Free Download)

When it comes to experience, not many compare to Tracy Young. With over 20 years of DJing to her name, she’s played nearly everywhere. One of her biggest events is her yearly Genesis party, a New Year’s Day celebration taking place in Miami. She’s partnered with Live Nation to bring Genesis to ...

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Ibiza-ness As Usual

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This past July, several of us from DJ Times had the pleasure of spending a week in Ibiza, exploring what the indisputable dance music mecca had to offer clubbers in its 2012 season. As of late, bloggers and reporters alike have been trying to herald Las Vegas as the “New Ibiza,” but we can ...

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