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They Came, They Played, But They Did Not Conquer- Spring Awakening 2012

DJs Skrillex, Afrojack, Carl Cox, Benny Bennassi and many others made their way to Soldier Field this past weekend for the 1st entirely electronic music festival in the city- Spring Awakening. I watched firsthand as Lollapalooza’s Perry stage has expanded from a small corner stage to a huge canopy-covered house music experience over the past few years, and there is no question in my mind that electronic music has become increasingly mainstream. Spring Awakening may have been the organizer’s response to the growing house music fad, yet still something was missing at the first of its kind music festival last weekend.

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Spring Awakening Festival After Parties

The big weekend is inching closer and closer… and we have more news for you! If you find a time conflict and have to miss one of your favorite artists, you can always catch them at an after party!  Check out all the information below, with links to buy tickets. Official after parties are reserved for festival ticket holders for a limited time, so make sure you purchase your festival tickets here!

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Spring Awakening Festival – Get Your Tickets Here!

Electronic music legends Benny Benassi, Afrojack, Wolfgang Gartner and the much loved/hated Skrillex will make their way to Chicago for a weekend of dance music on June 16th for The Spring Awakening Music Festival. The festival, taking place at the massive Soldier Field, will also feature Diplo and A-Trak- two dj’s that I especially can’t wait to see. Check back for a full preview of artists in a few weeks. In the meantime, be sure to get your tickets here.

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Welcome to MIAMI- A Review of ULTRA Music Festival 2012

Over 100 heart-pounding performances from DJs of all continents, 165,000 ridiculous outfits (or a complete lack of outfits) on fans from all over the world and three days of the sweatiest, loudest fun at the legendary electronic music festival in Downtown Miami- Ultra Music Festival. I scored the golden ticket to the Bayfront Park fest this past weekend and made my way to “party in the city where the heat is on” (props to Will Smith for making that line famous). Read on for the best and the worst from the craziest music fest I’ve attended thus far.

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