Lightning in a Bottle Reveals 2018 Lineup

Lightning in a Bottle, the premier boutique music festival in North America, has recently unveiled its musical lineup for its 2018 event. This is being publicized as a wide-reaching lineup of some of most sought-after names in the techno music genre in what is to be a diverse and beautifully unpredictable experience.

This year’s Lightning Stage will be graced by the likes of Anderson Paak & The Free Nationals, Zhu, Griz, Fever Ray, The Glitch Mob, Sofi Tukker, Tune-Yards, Beats Antique, or Tokimonsta; at the Thunder Stage with Tipper, Modeselektor (DJ Set), Emancipator, Sango, Giraffage, Bleep Bloop, Clozee, and Random Rab, or at the waterfront house and techno haven, the Woogie Stage with Nicole Moudaber, The Black Madonna, MK, Stimming, Rodriguez Jr (live), Yotto, Patrice Baumel, Purple Disco Machine, Oona Dahl, Mira, Viken Arman, and more.

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Full Lineup for Damian Lazarus’ “Dancing Into Dreams” at Papaya Playa Project Mexico Revealed

On January 12th, Papaya Playa Project Tulum will be transformed into the imaginary universe of “Dancing into Dreams”. Thanks to topnotch production, an immersive adventure has been designed to explore new levels of party experience where the crowd will live a dreamlike odyssey through art, performance and music.

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Output Announces 5th Anniversary Celebration Event Series

Output, the renowned Brooklyn nightclub and a cultural institution in its own right, is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a massive weekend of special events happening from Thursday, January 25th until Sunday, January 28th.

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Amsterdam Dance Event 2018 Dates Have Been Announced

Start planning your trip! Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s leading event for electronic music, has announced its 2018 dates and this year will take place from the 17th to 21st of October, 2018. Once again the organizers behind the massive yearly event are expecting roughly 400,000 national and international visitors for what is set to be another record-breaking year.

2018 will see a series of activities with focus on the South Korea market. ADE Director Richard Zijlma states:

“The South Korean electronic music scene is growing rapidly, thanks to technological innovation and smart crossovers. During ADE we will focus on the very best the country has to offer across a wide range of festival and conference events.”

Last year the event drew massive crowds, all of whom came to see over 2,500 artists and 550 speakers in a record breaking 160 venues across the beautiful city of Amsterdam. It is no surprise, then, that Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), an initiative of Buma, is the world’s largest club-based festival and conference for electronic music. Visitors from over 90 countries flocked to the liberal city, with music from every conceivable aspect of the electronic spectrum featured.

The organisers are committed to growing the day and nighttime activities once again in 2018 through established partnerships with cultural institutions, and by adding new pavilions focused on countries, as Zijlma points out:

“The addition of pavilions creates extra possibilities to meet and network for music industry professionals but also provides a means to show the innovative power of individual territories in front of an international audience.”

The complete day and night program will be announced over the coming months. For more information about ADE visit the official website.

4 Years of Clinic Wednesdays Feat. Oceanvs Orientalis, Ardalan, Lum and Special Guest

After 4 years of bringing world-class talent to Hollywood every Wednesday, Clinic Wednesdays has announced its January 2018 lineup.
The brand, which is powered by Underrated Presents, has settled into its new, graffiti-covered home at Station1640 and is ready to celebrate #4YearsOfClinic with a selection of house and tech artists fitting for the occasion.

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World’s Largest Eco Festival “Envision” Announces 2018 Lineup

Envision, the world’s biggest eco-festival, has recently announced the full music lineup for its eighth edition this 2018. This highly-anticipated music festival is set to be held from February 22nd to 26th at the heart of a jungle paradise in Uvita, Costa Rica.

As a celebration dedicated to awakening the human potential, Envision Festival provides a platform for different cultures to co-exist in conscious community. What sets it apart as a music festival is that it provides a platform for different cultures to collide harmoniously in regenerative community and inspire one another through the collective participation in art, spirituality, yoga, music, dance, performance, education, regenerative strategies and the fundamental connection with nature.

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After a successful summer residency at the iconic Scorpios in Mykonos, Greece, Anstascia and Vivie-ann, also known as BLOND:ISH, are set to return to where they started their ABRACADABRA stint last year: Tulum, Mexico. This time they’ll be transforming the space at Papaya Playa Project into an all-out party place, all of which is happening  this Friday, January 5th.

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Lee Burridge and All Day I Dream Return to LA’s Chinatown on December 30th

With 2018 just around the corner Los Angeles couldn’t miss its end-of-the-year appointment with Lee Burridge and company.

Although the date changes every year, Dreamers remain faithful that the veteran British producer and DJ will return to the City of Angels once more to celebrate another orbit of our beautiful planet around the sun. This time around he brings label faithfuls YokoO and Hoj in tow, making the lineup a perfect trifecta of melodic deep vibes ideal for the soirée set to ensue.

Sponsored by Sapporo, the event returns on December 30th to the familiar and beloved home of Gin Ling Way in the city’s Chinatown area. The closed-off area is perfect for the open-air party and vibe Lee always strives to exudes with his parties, and marries well with the decor and general aesthetic of All Day I Dream events.

Tickets are available on Resident Advisor and will likely sell out as they do every year.

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In Anticipation of Epizode Festival’s Second Season

Guest article by Johnny Nguyen

I seem to be making it a habit of catching idyllic tropical island festivals in their sophomore year.  After attending and loving every minute of the 2017 edition of SXM Festival on the island of Saint Martin, I find myself barreling through the sky at 500 MPH towards a proper close out to the year with Epizode Festival on the island of Phu Quoc, Vietnam.  RIght now, I’m somewhere over the North Pacific between Kazakhstan and Japan, struggling to contain the excitement that understandably precedes a Carl Cox New Year’s Eve countdown set. The setting? A verdant tropical island off the coast of Vietnam.  The best part? We’re just getting started.

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CRSSD Announce Cirez D, Charlotte de Witte, Sasha, Nicole Moudaber and Empire Of The Sun for Spring ’18 Edition

CRSSD Festival returns to San Diego this upcoming first weekend of March for its Spring 2018 edition, set to take place on the 3rd and 4th at the familiar Waterfront Park in the city’s Downtown area.

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