Festival season is in full swing, and with such a large variety to choose from, it’s not easy to narrow down the list. Here’s a list of some EDM music festivals you can attend this summer that are well worth the trip.
1. Electric Zoo
August 31-September 2
Who doesn’t love a late-summer trip to the Big Apple?
This enormous festival takes place on Randall’s Island Park every Labor Day Weekend, and is so large that it is named “The 6th Boro” of New York City.
Since 2009, this festival has brought all subgenres of EDM to a growing crowd of over 90,000 people. The lineup is stacked every year with artists such as, Alesso, Kaskade, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and Tiesto all performing in celebration of the festival’s 10th year in action.
2. Electric Forest
June 21-24; June 28-July 1
Electric Forest is an escape into the woods of Rothbury, Michigan for two whole weekends of amazing music and good vibes.
Complete with camping grounds, psychedelic lights, and breathtaking structures, you’ll be surrounded by enchanting sights and sounds, and people wishing each other “Happy Forest.” Forest has its own culture, and its festival fashion is unique as well. It is a sanctuary for many of its attendees, and many of them consider the Forest to be home.
3. Das Energi
Taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah, Das Energi is two days of high energy and intense dancing. The festival takes place on the salt flats of SLC, and features unique art installations bound to catch your eyes and your hearts. The festival started in 2011, and has grown to include three stages located near the Great Salt Lake.
This year’s lineup includes Deadmau5, Rezz, Snails, Joyryde, and more.