A few weeks ago, Ultimate Music Experience (UME) South Padre, announced Tiesto, Marshmello, and ZEDD as the official headliners at this year’s spring break getaway. We now have the complete 2017 lineup, and we can officially say UME is about to be a rager. In addition to the heavy hitters leading the pack, NGHTMRE, Ghastly, REZZ, Joyride, SLUSHII and others will take the stage March 16-17.
If you consider yourself a true fan of R&B, this festival is a dream come true and should definitely be the next event on your calendar. Taking place Saturday, February 18 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, Califorinia, Soulquarius is THE definition of R&B. The one-day festival’s lineup is the kind of thing you only see once in a blue moon, so we weren’t surprised when the internet was quick to notice its legendary status.
It may be hard to imagine thousands of music lovers descending upon an already busy city for a music festival. How are all those people going to fit? But it happens in major cities around the world, and each one is magical in its own way. Here are five essential music festivals that have found their place in the concrete jungle.
Buku Music + Art Project may be considered a boutique event by some, but let’s be honest, this New Orleans music festival knows how to throw a proper live event. Whether you’re grooving to the beats in the Back Alley or headbanging in the Float Den, we know you’ll find what you’re looking for at this music experience.
Middlelands is gearing up for its debut May 5-7 in Todd Mission, Texas. The medieval-themed event will feature performances by Bassnectar, Galantis, Kaskade, Major Lazer, Marshmello, Phantogram, and many more. With five mind-warping stages, carnival rides, and large scale art installations, the Texas Renaissance Festival Fair Grounds are being prepped for an experience like no other.
What started as a simple idea of friends dancing on a sandy beach in the winter, has become the stand-out platform for quality underground music. As The BPM Festival kicked off their ten-day, ten-year anniversary last week, they also announced plans to expand the brand globally in 2017 with two new festivals in Brazil and Portugal.
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has announced their 2017 lineup, and as usual, the iconic event is prepared to help us create another year of memories to last a lifetime. This year, the small town of Manchester, Tennessee will once again evolve into a musical paradise as legendary rock gods and the hottest acts of the year are set to perform.
There’s nothing more magical than screaming the lyrics to the top songs of the year with thousands of fellow music lovers. You know that feeling we’re talking about. However, sometimes we come across a festival that’s small in size, but packs an amazing roster of talent often left off the stages of major events we’ve grown to love.
Amazing lineups just keep pouring in and New York’s Panorama Festival might have one of the best yet. Taking place at Randall’s Island Park July 28-30, this unique event heads into its sophomore year with performances by Frank Ocean, Solange, Alt-J, Nine Inch Nails, A Tribe Called Quest and many more.
Thousands of festival fanatics from around the globe will take over the heart of wine country May 26-28 for the 2017 BottleRock Napa Valley music festival. The three-day event dropped a bold list of headliners for this year’s larger than life celebration including Foo Fighters, Tom Petty, Maroon 5 and many more.
We’re only a week into the new year, and there’s already a festival set to bring us the best in underground dance music. Kicking off this weekend through January 15, more than 70,000 music fans from around the world will land in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico for a post-holiday gathering of all things EDM at The BPM Festival 2017.
Yesterday, Coachella left us speechless, and less than 24 hours later another bombshell has been dropped in our lap. Now in its seventh year, New York’s Governors Ball Music Festival returns to Randall’s Island Park June 2-4 with a stacked lineup featuring Tool, Chance the Rapper, a rare live performance from Childish Gambino, and many more.
Once again, thousands will flock to Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, to catch performances by their favorite artists and bask in the Southern California heat for two consecutive weekends at Coachella 2017. Known for their jaw-dropping selections of the world’s top names alongside a who’s who of buzzworthy acts, Coachella is considered by many to be the official kick off to festival season.
Just 53 miles east of Orlando, Florida, diehard EDM fans and the best DJs on the planet will board an epic water vessel at Port Canaveral for our favorite rave on the sea. Holy Ship! is a four day Caribbean voyage with a slew of electronic acts, parties, contests, delicious international cuisine, themed nights and more.
South By Southwest (SXSW) will take over downtown Austin, Texas on March 10-19 with over 2,000 performances from the hottest artists on the scene. Known for surprise appearances and all around musical mayhem, SXSW is a festival lover’s dream and you can watch special live broadcasts for FREE via UphoricTV!
Miami Music Week is one of the world’s largest and most recognized electronic music events, taking place March 21-26 at over 75 venues throughout the city. For six days, MMW will transform Miami into a music paradise and you can watch special live broadcasts for FREE via UphoricTV!
We are giving away two (2) free tickets to Ultimate Music Experience taking place March 15-18 in South Padre Island, Texas featuring performances by the top names in EDM. Just follow us on Instagram and Twitter below and post using the hashtag #umeuphorictv on each platform for your chance to win!
Lights All Night takes place over New Year’s Eve Weekend this December 30-31 in Dallas, Texas, with some of the most exhilarating and cutting edge DJs in the world – and you can watch the special live broadcast for FREE via UphoricTV!
Established in the 1970’s, Glastonbury is considered by many as the mother of all festivals. Taking place in Pilton, England, every year Worthy Farm transforms into a utopia that features the best in music, dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts. But 2019 may bring some changes.
The 6th annual Decadence New Year’s Eve celebration returns to the Mile High City December 30-31, and this time they’ve outdone themselves. Whether you’re into bass-heavy beats, house, or trap you’re destined to know someone on this star-studded lineup. So round up your crew and lose yourself in the larger-than-life production, hypnotizing displays, and art installations at Decadence City of Dreams.
Northern California’s premier winter music festival, SnowGlobe, takes place December 29-31 against the snowy backdrop of Lake Tahoe. The three-day event promises music fans, skiers, and snowboarders a one-of-a-kind experience that fuses live music with the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains. Get ready to hit the slopes and dance beneath the open sky with the hottest acts on the scene.
Every summer, Electric Forest transforms the woods of Rothbury, Michigan into an electronic music wonderland. Now in its seventh year, the festival has expanded to two consecutive weekends featuring top EDM acts, camping, carnival rides, and art installations that create an atmosphere unlike any other event on earth.
We all agree, 2016 has been a doozy. So we’re closing out the year at Lights All Night, Texas’ largest electronic music festival and New Year’s Eve bash featuring some of the most cutting edge DJs in the world. The last party of the year takes place December 30-31 in Dallas, Texas and is undeniably the place to be!
Euphoria Music & Camping Festival is going down April 6-9 at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, Texas. The stacked lineup features Alesso, Zeds Dead, Chromeo, Young Thug, Oliver Heldens, Wiz Khalifa, a special DJ set from Moby, and many more. Mark your calendars, grab your crew, and bring your dancing shoes because this will be a nonstop party.
This weekend thousands of festival fanatics will descend on a historic post office space in downtown Houston for a two-day immersive experience featuring world-class musicians and leaders in digital art. Taking place December 17-18, Day For Night promises to merge technology, sound, and live music production in the festival landscape.