This Week In Festival News (Feb 14 -18)

Feb 19, 2022

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This week has been full of back-to-back festival announcements, and we're thrilled to share all the exciting updates. Festival season is quickly approaching, so read on to find out more about this week's most intriguing news. 

Ultra Music Festival Miami Day By Day Stage Lineups

In a little over a month, festival-goers will finally get to walk through the festival gates at Bayfront Park once again. Ultra Music Festival just announced their finalized day-by-day stage lineups. Every stage at the renowned festival overflows with some of the most highly-acclaimed names in electronic dance music, and it's looking like attendees are going to have to hustle from stage to stage to get to witness them all.

There were quite a few standout revelations from this recent announcement that everyone seems to be the most ecstatic about. This includes the festival kicking off on Friday with Armin van Buuren's A State Of Trance and Boris Brejcha's FCKNG Serious stage takeovers at the Worldwide Stage and The Cove, all the fabulous live acts scheduled to perform at the Live Stage, and Carl Cox's Hybrid three-hour live ensemble over at his very own Megastructure on day two. 

STMPD Rcrds, Gud Vibrations, and Dirty Workz will also take over the UMF Radio stage. And there's a mystery Sunday evening headlining act still yet to be revealed.

Tickets to Ultra Music Festival are still available here.

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Mo Pop Festival Dates & Lineup

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After a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus, Mo Pop Festival will return to Detroit this summer with a lineup headlined by Glass Animals, Big Sean, and Khruangbin. The immersive festival will take place at Hart Plaza from July 30-31 with two stages of music, art, and much more. 

Names like Jhené Aiko, Kaytranada, Girl In Red, Dominic Fike, Dayglow, Ashe, The Backseat Lovers, The Marías, Horsegirl, whiterosemoxie, Tiny Jag, Whu Else, Charity, Gabriel Duran, and Haute To Death & Friends are also on this year's artist roster. 

In addition to two full days of live music, the festival will offer a wide array of artistic extracurriculars. For example, attendees will have access to "The Shipyard," a pop-up restaurant experience featuring some of the city's finest eateries, an arcade, a craft bazaar, a flea market, and more. 

Mo Pop Festival will offer a variety of passes to their upcoming weekender, including single and two-day general admission and VIP options. Summer can't come soon enough.

Presale registration for Mo Pop Festival is available now. 

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Awakenings Summer Festival

Earlier this week, Awakenings left everyone in awe with their latest announcement. This summer, the internationally recognized event brand will transport house and techno lovers from all over the globe into an immersive world of awe-inspiring lights and sound during their celebratory debut edition of the Awakenings Summer Festival. The three-day electronic camping weekender is taking place from July 29-31 at a brand-new locale in Hilvarenbeek.

Year after year, Awakenings never fails to astound fans with their diverse and all-encompassing lineups. Along with the official event dates for this forthcoming Awakenings summer soiree, festival curators have outdone themselves once again with its jaw-dropping lineup reveal. Charlotte de Witte, Adam Beyer, Richie Hawtin, Ben Klock, Ilario Alicante, Enrico Sangiuliano, Chris Liebing, Pan-Pot, Eats Everything, Tale of Us, and Maceo Plex are only a few of the various intriguing acts on this summer's extraordinary lineup.

If you haven't yet, it's time to mark your calendars and request those days off work during that last weekend of July because this is one festival you won't want to miss!

Presale registration for Awakenings Summer Festival is available now.

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îLESONIQ Phase One Lineup


Later this summer, Montreal's largest electronic dance and hip-hop music festival returns to the alluring French-Canadian city. They just revealed the phase one lineup for its upcoming 2022 edition. îLESONIQ is set from Aug 5-7 across the spacious and picturesque Espace 67 festival grounds in Parc Jean-Drapeau. 

EDM headliners include Eric Prydz, Illenium b2b Excision, and Swedish House Mafia. At the same time, hip-hop fans will get a chance to witness Gunna and French Montana live in action throughout the weekend. Sean Paul, FISHER, Ben Böhmer, Ganja White Night, Lane 8, Subtronics, John Digweed, and Mind Against are among the many other acts also scheduled to perform. 

With more names yet to be announced for phase two, îLESONIQ is a festival you want to add to your radar this summer.  

Tickets to Ilesoniq are available now.

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SXM Festival Phase Two Lineup & Sustainability Programs

With less than three weeks left until the luxurious seaside festival kicks off, SXM Festival just unveiled its phase two lineup. Taking place from March 9-13 on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, guests can look forward to a 5-day and 5-night tropical house and techno escape in one of the most beautiful locales in the world. 

Phase two artists include Music On leader Marco Carola, Flying Circus' Audiofly, Diynamic icon Magdalena, and a live performance from Afterlife mainstay Innellea. Attendees can also look forward to sets from Afro house favorite Layla Benitez, Apache, Tony y Not, Jimi Jules, co-founder of the Common Sense People event series Konstantin Sibold, and more.

Aside from this stunning array of artist announcements, SXM Festival has also publicized further details regarding this year's on-site sustainability and volunteer programs. SXM gets attendees involved in their sustainability efforts with their SXM DOET volunteer program. Their VERDE SXM program aims to have 100% of its waste transformed and recycled. And their collaboration with the Ebony Steel Orchestra will be releasing tracks that combine techno with traditional steel pan sounds and disperse any profits made to the island's local schools in need. 

Tickets to SXM Festival are still available. 

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Nocturnal Wonderland Dates & Ticket Info

Like any Insomniac curated festival, Nocturnal Wonderland is genuinely one-of-a-kind. As an Insomniac Events staple throughout the years, the wondrous festival returns to Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino from Sep 17-18 for another stellar weekend full of music, immersive art, and fun-filled starry nights. Nocturnal Wonderland attendees have witnessed a plethora of striking artists take the stage since its debut launch back in the 90s, and this upcoming 2022 edition is bound to be its most massive production to date. 

This year's edition will only be offering GA ticket options for those hoping to attend, with two-day passes starting at $119.99 with layaway plans available after putting down a $10 deposit at the time of purchase. Tent, Car, Lakeside, and RV camping options are also available to allow attendees to get the full Nocturnal Wonderland experience. While the lineup hasn't dropped just yet, the festival has a reputation of curating an impressive wide-ranging overall roster, and we're confident this year will be no different.

Presale ticket access to Nocturnal Wonderland is available now. 

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All Day I Dream Festival Lineup

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Since its inception, Lee Burridge's All Day I Dream concept has captivated electronic music lovers across the globe. After years of putting on astonishing events and showcases throughout some of the world's most musically thriving cities, the acclaimed imprint is proud to present its first-ever All Day I Dream Festival for fans to indulge in. 

The illusory multi-day, multi-stage festival will take place from May 12-15 at the Woodward Reservoir in Oakdale, California, with camping experiences available for those who are up for it. 

The upcoming All Day I Dream Festival debut will include some of the marvelous artists involved with the imprint, including boss man Lee Burridge, Jan Blomqvist, Öona Dahl, Sébastien Léger, Guy Gerber, Gorje Hewek, and Gab Rhome. Other names that deserve recognition are Little Dragon, GHEIST, Cubicolor, Poolside, and YokoO, among many others. 

Tickets to All Day I Dream Festival are available now.

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