EDM is now considered the leading host of the world’s best concerts by most people. EDM big names like Deadmau5, Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto and others command a big following of EDM fans that show up at the various concerts held around the world every year.
EDM concerts usually last days, and some even go on for several weeks because fans can’t get enough. Check out the eventraveler.com guide for EDM festival and make plans to attend one of the below:
Tomorrowland takes place in Boom, a Belgian town that lies 16 miles from Antwerp. The festival started in 2004, and its main message to fans is to forget yesterday, live today to the fullest and embrace the mysteries that tomorrow brings. Summed up, ‘yesterday is history…today is a gift….tomorrow is a mystery’.
The festival happens one weekend in July, where hundreds of Djs like Avicii and Swedish House Mafia entertain thousands of fans. Tomorrowland has in the past pulled crowds as big as 400,000 people, and has won notable awards for its continuous record attendance.
- Ultra Music Festival
Ultra Music Festival is held in Miami, Florida. Deadmau5, Sasha & Digweed and Steve Aoki are some of the Djs who have performed at Ultra in the past. Tickets for Ultra Miami sell really fast, though you can always get scalped tickets to join the hundreds of thousands who attend this festival every December.
Ultra Miami has branched out in 10 other towns around the world, including Tokyo, Bogota and Johannesburg.
- Electric Daisy
The first Electric Daisy Carnival happened in California in 2008 and has since spread to other cities like New York, Nevada and even to the UK and Puerto Rico.
Attendance for Electric Daisy is always high, going up to 700,000 people in 2014. Paul Van Dyk, David Guetta and Paul Oakenfold are but a few big DJs that you are likely to see at an Electric Daisy concert.
The experience in every Electric Daisy Festival is very different from the others and you should, in your lifetime, attend all the editions to get the full experience.
Sunburn was inaugurated in 2008 and is held in Goa, an extremely laid back beach destination. Sasha and Paul Van Dyk, among others have performed at Sunburn.
Given the venue, it’s no wonder that as much as 100,000 people have attended Sunburn Concerts in the past, with at least half of the attendees being foreigners. If you are wondering how to have fun while attending sunburn in the beach town of Goa, you can refer to creative times guide on rock concert.
Movement is a Detroit EDM festival that dates back to 2000. It’s held for three days towards the end of May each year and has, in the past, featured performances by Fatboy Slim, Flosstradamus and 69, among others.
Reported turn out of fans is always high and has grown to over 100,000 in recent years.
Due to its versatility and the tendency for EDM DJs to always push their limits for creativity, EDM will continue to grow and each concert will only get bigger and better. Be sure to attend the above in your lifetime.