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Whet Travel, the travel agency-meets-concert promotions company behind the wildly popular Groove Cruise, brings the party on shore for their inaugural Groove Island this September 27-30, and has released its full lineup. With over 40 artists, some stand-outs include legendary house DJs Oliver Heldens, Sam Feldt, and Shiba San, as well as trance and techno artists like Andrew Rayel, Dillon …

Now a permanent fixture of the Amsterdam Dance Event, the Metropole Orkest will be joined on stage by songwriter/producer SOHN for the opening concert of this year’s festival and conference, kicking off on Wednesday 16 October in the Rabozaal at the Melkweg. SOHN’s live electronics and infectious voice will complement the epic orchestral sound of …

Media reports have indicated that the venue for Ultra Europe the past several years, Poljud Stadium, have not approved the festival to use the location in July. The dispute stems from past damage to the soccer field from Ultra attendees and the subsequent high cost to replace the field and/or relocate the soccer team to a …

Insomniac’s Nocturnal Wonderland will return to Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, CA on Saturday, Sept. 14 and Sunday, Sept. 15, although, will be its final hurrah at the venue due to a new sound ordinance cutting the noise curfew to midnight. Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella stated in an Instagram post yesterday: “While I’ve looked at …

On June 1st, Wynn Las Vegas closed the doors to Intrigue, the smallest of the three dayclub/nightclubs operating at the Wynn in Las Vegas. Intrigue was the venue’s third iteration after Tryst and  La Bête. The venue was most known for its rock waterfall outside. At press time it is unknown the future plans for …

Today in Korea, the Swedish House Mafia did not show for their eagerly awaited Asian show as part of Ultra Korea. The cancellation by the supergroup appears to have been foreshadowed by Sebastian Ingrosso skipping his appearance with Steve Angello at XS at the Wynn in Las Vegas this past Saturday night. (For what its …

The third edition of the festival, to take place this September, 12-15, in the coastal town of Portimão, Portugal, has unveiled a hype-worthy first lineup with with some of the most prevalent names in house and techno today, including Apollonia, Hector, Loco Dice, Paco Osuna, Dubfire, and Josh Wink. The world-class roster also welcomes fresh artists such as Juliet Fox, Laurent Garnier, Rich NxT, Stephan Bodzin (live), …

One of Europe’s highest regarded music festivals, Barcelona’s Primavera Sound, announced on Saturday that it will debut its American edition in Los Angeles in 2020. The festival will take place at Los Angeles State Historic Park in Chinatown on September 19 – 20, 2020. A limited amount of early bird tickets go on sale this …

Paradise in the Park returned to the City of Angels this past Saturday, June 1st, after a two-year intermission, partnering up with LA underground production company Future Primitive to do an Ibiza-like takeover of Downtown Los Angeles’ Grand Park, a spacious and historic location nestled between City Hall and Bunker Hill.  The 2019 lineup, headlined …

After getting vetoed by outgoing Governor Jerry Brown in 2018, Scott Wiener’s SB58 bill to allow 10 California cities to (at their choice) extend last call to 4AM passed the Senate by a 28-6 vote. The change would be in place for 5 years to allow time to see the impact of the change. The …