Day for Night Festival Founder Accused of Sexual Assault, Ousted By Festival

Day for Night music festival in Houston, Texas, quickly became one the nation’s most innovative events. Fans awaited news its fourth edition, but other, uglier news has come out instead. Omar Afra, founder the festival, has been accused sexual assault. The first woman to come forward with accusations was Veronica Ramos. …

EDC Orlando Announces the Boombox Art Car Lineup

Earlier today, EDC Orlando revealed this year’s Boombox Art Car lineup. For any first timers to the Insomniac festival, for the last few years, EDC Orlando has had a boombox-shaped art car where many rising DJs perform. This year’s lineup is sure to help you discover your next favorite artist. …

Snapchat Loses 3 Million Daily Users

Though Snapchat’s new user rate has been declining in recent months, it has never experienced an actual loss users… until now. In the company’s latest earnings report, it was revealed that the company lost three million daily active users in the second quarter 2018, from 191 million down to 188 …

Alfa Future's 2018 Main Stage Is Easily One Of The Best In The World [PHOTOS]

Russia’s Alfa Future People Festival has a history creating some the most visually stunning main stage designs on the festival circuit, and this year’s event was no different. Rather than go for the vast, sprawling stages EDC with a centerpiece, or the variety configurations you can make with LED panels …

Terminal V completes Halloween line-up with Optimo, Or:la and Call Super

Terminal V Edinburgh are rounding off their stellar Halloween line-up with the likes of Optimo, Or:la, Call Super, George FitzGerald, Prosumer, Sam Paganini and more. The new wave of acts will join Moodymann, Len Faki, Eats Everything, Robert Hood and The Black Madonna at the huge Halloween special, which follows …

Two Feet Posts Letter To Fans After Surviving Suicide Attempt

On July 31, Two Feet, real name Zachary William “Bill” Dess, posted his suicide note to Twitter. Immediately, colleagues and fans from around the world, even people who had never met him or heard his music, rushed to his replies to urge him to reconsider and get help. With the aid friends …

Armin, Kygo, Afrojack Meet with Cancer Survivors @ UNTOLD Festival

During last weekend’s fourth edition Untold Festival, a weekend full acts and festivities were planned, but there was something special in store for a certain group individuals as well. Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack, Kygo and Danny Avila had all taken the time to greet youth cancer survivors in meetings that …

Win Tickets to Alison Wonderland in Chicago

Fresh f her back in April, Alison Wonderland is making waves on her current North American tour. She is slated to arrive in Chicago on Friday, August 24th at the Aragon Ballroom and we have teamed up once again with React Presents to bring you a little ticket giveaway for …

Destructo Fires Shots At HARD with Airplane Banner Ad

HARD Summer is going down this weekend for the first time since the ousting “HARD Father” Gary Richards, aka Destructo. Although it has become more corporate, the event boasts a stacked lineup and attendance is expected to be good. However, Destructo won’t let that stop him. Under the new brand …

Another World Festival Rescheduled Due to Sheep Feces

Due to take place on August 3 to 5, Another World Festival announced on Tuesday that the festival will be rescheduled for next year due to sheep feces found onsite. Organizers the festival sent an email out to ticket holders claiming the event area “was not fit for purpose” due …

Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann and more added to EchoWaves festival line-up

EchoWaves festival in Georgia has announced the full line-up, including Ben Klock and Marcel Dettman, who will perform back-to-back. Already confirmed in the first wave were Solomun, Juan Atkins and DJ Tennis. The event will run for the first time this year, with over 150 DJs set to perform, including …

Police Investigate Pepper Spray Attack At Tomorrowland

In a post being shared on Facebook, one woman claimed to have had her phone, her ID, and bank cards stolen after she was hit with pepper spray in the crowd at Tomorrowland this past weekend. The incident allegedly took place right in front the festival’s Main Stage on Saturday, according …

Lollapalooza Increases Security This Year in Light of the 2017 Las Vegas Shooting

Music festivals have a responsibility to keep their attendees safe. That responsibility includes security, such as security checks, item restrictions and security guards. In light the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting, and other comparable security threats, Lollapalooza will increase its security this year. For 2018, Lollapalooza will push back its security …

Tomorrowland Crowd Pepper-Sprayed; Woman Gets Valuables Stolen

Belgian police are investigating an incident which allegedly took place in the front Tomorrowland‘s Main Stage on Saturday, reports RTL. Festival organizers have confirmed the reported information. In a post that circulated through social media online, a woman claims to have had her phone, her ID card, as well as her bank …

Field Maneuvers has released more tickets and announced a 24-hour ambient café

Field Maneuvers has been granted extra capacity from authorities and will be releasing limited additional tickets, after selling out last month. Shed, Jayda G and Shanti Celeste are among the acts scheduled to perform. Eris Drew and Ben Sims have also been confirmed. The event will also this year feature …

Kaskade's Sunsoaked Review: Believe The Hype Around This Year's Festival

Kaskade came to play in Long Beach last weekend for the second coming his Sunsoaked Beach Party. The festival brought 8 DJs, and over 30,000 ravers to the coast for 7 hours continuous beats. So how did it stack up to the prior year? The best change: Atmosphere. Get it? …

Fyre Festival founder cops huge fine and potential jail time!

It’sbeenawhilesincewe’veheardanythingaboutthe JaRule run  Marketedasaluxuryfestwithticketsrangingfrom$4000to$12000,iteventuallyendedinalltheartistspullingout,puntersbeingfedbreadandcheeseandbeingleftstrandedonanislanduncomfortable. Wellnowit’sbackinheadlinesduetounder,BillyMcFarland,admittingtotheSecuritiesandExchangeCommission(SEC)claimsthathedefraudedover100investorsfor$27.4millionUSD.Theclaimscouldseehimfaceuptoadecadeinjailashepleadedguiltytotwocountswirefraud. Funnilyenoughthestorywillbeshownintheforma,settobereleasedin2019. Via:]

Ticket Scalping Just Got Banned In This Country & The US Needs To Follow Suit

Finally, after years ticket scalping and ticket bots worsening the state the live music industry, a country has responded. Ireland has passed legislation banning ticket scalping (defined as reselling tickets for more than face value) and ticket bots. Quick disclosure: the legislation won’t ban ticket scalping from all events, just …

REZZ, Alison Wonderland Shut Down Dua Lipa's Claim To First Female Artist At Tomorrowland

A from Dua Lipa yesterday sparked a conversation she probably never expected when she claimed she was the “first ever international female artist” to play Tomorrowland. The statement effectively erased the contributions previous and current females who have played or are set to play Tomorrowland, including both Rezz and Alison …

New Bill Pushes for Emergency Alerts On Spotify & Netflix

Soon, emergency alerts could be sent out through streaming services including Netflix and Spotify — and maybe it’s about time. When urgent news comes in a flash flood, tsunami, missile threat, etc., probably the last place you’d want to be is binge watching your favorite TV show. Senators in Hawaii and …