The Second Leg of America’s Best DJ

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Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times upped the ante a bit with appearances at Spring Awakening Music Festival at Soldier Field in Chicago (75,000 fans) and Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (345,000).

Held June 12-14, SAMF included nine ABDJ nominees: Audien, Derrick Carter, Flosstradamus, Jack Ü (Diplo & Skrillex), Justin Martin, MK,  Morgan Page, Seven Lions and TJR.


Held June 19-21, EDC Vegas included 22 nominees: AC Slater, Audien, Bassnectar, 3lau, Carnage, Dieselboy, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Dubfire, Flosstradamus, Get Real (Claude Von Stroke & Green Velvet), Justin Martin, Kaskade, Krewella, Moby, Pretty Lights, Saeed Younan, Seven Lions, Soul Clap, 12th Planet, Victor Calderone and Z-Trip.

As always, DJ Times was there, collecting ballots for the DJs and giving fans chances to win plenty of prizes—like Pioneer gear and a trip for two to San Diego for the ABDJ Closing Party/Award Ceremony at Omnia Nightclub on Oct. 11.
It looked like this:

The Scene: EDC Vegas. ©Marc van der Aa/Insomniac

The Scene: EDC Vegas. ©Marc van der Aa/Insomniac

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