Event: Benny Benassi @ UNIUN, Toronto (Mar.27)


Is that Robert Downey Jr. hittin’ the decks ? Nope, that’s just Benny B – often thought of as one of the most charming, down to earth, internationally respected and treasured artists within the industry today.

Following another impressive set by UNIUN residents Manzone & Strong, Benny Benassi took the stage for his first ever performance at UNIUN nightclub. Though far from the comfort of his hometown Reggio Emilia, Benny was quick to settle in after receiving a grandiose salutation from this Toronto audience.
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Full Lineup Announced for Electric Island 2015

45627502-69d1-4586-9f9d-105a34dbc470The highly marketable concert series that is Electric Island, returns for its 3rd annual season, bringing together a lineup stacked with international talent, featuring Drum Code label boss Adam Beyer , House legends Dennis Ferrer , and Green Velvet, along with Lee Burridge, and many more.

Promising to be the best Electric Island yet, curators Embrace, Coda, and Platform are working towards the assurance of another first rate picnic experience that returning fans have come to enjoy in previous seasons.

Plan ahead, because there is only one proper way of closing out each long weekend this upcoming summer. Catch you all on the Electric Island.

Now offering Season Passes which can be purchased right here: http://electricisland.to/tickets/


Lollapalooza 2015 Sells Out Three-Day GA Passes

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It was a pretty hectic day for Lollapalooza fans as Three-Day General Admission Passes to Lollapalooza 2015 went on sale. As with most ticket sales, people waited, refreshed, and were either left satisfied or disappointed. Regardless of the outcome, Lollapalooza 2015 has officially sold out their Three-Day GA Passes. Currently, a limited number of VIP Passes, Platinum Passes, and Travel Packages are still available.

Lollapalooza will be taking place in Chicago’s Grant Park from July 31, 2015 to August 2, 2015.

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AQUA EDM @ Times Union Center in Albany, NY [April 10th]


Thats right, AQUA EDM will still go on as scheduled on April 10th in Albany, NY. The one change is that  AQUA EDM & NV Concepts just made this show so much bigger, they have moved the location to the Times Union Center. This change comes after EDM Shows were canceled at the Washington Avenue Armory following a riot during a Migos concert, bringing the venues security under scrutiny and prompting a probe by the state. But now the experience of AQUA EDM’s 3D floating water holograms, massive water screens, towering fountains, and mist will be that much more extreme! This event prides itself on its production, but you can’t forget about the massive lineup. AQUA EDM features headliner Borgeous, supporting acts Twalle, “World Champion Drumming Sensation” Baard Kolstad, and Bandikook. The show is all general admission, with a VIP upgrade available for an additional charge. With all the effort put into making this show happen you can bet that April 10th will be a night you remember for a very long time!  [Read more…]

Preview: NERVO @ Omnia, Las Vegas (March 17, 2015

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Omni has had huge success with their first week of operation. From Martin Garrix performing for Justin Bieber’s 21st birthday to Calvin Harris, the brand new club shows no signs of slowing down.

On Tuesday, NERVO will be giving Omnia a shot by starting off their residency at the Las Vegas nightclub. The sisters will be showcasing a ton of new music including their most recent release like “It Feels.” The girls have had an incredible year, and with this residency, it only can get better. If you’re in the area, you can check them out at Omnia!

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Event: Bassweek 2015


Destiny and Embrace present Bassweek 2015!Now in its 5th annual year, Bassweek will feature 2 weekends of international Drum & Bass artists, to the city of Toronto on March 20th & 21st and March 27th, 28th & 29th.

Weekend 1 will kick off Friday March 20th at The Hoxton with Projek: The World Of Drum & Bass feat. Drumsound & Baseline Smith, DJ SS, The Prototypes, MC Toddlah + More. D&B would not be the same without Headliners Drumsound and Baseline Smith (aka Andy Wright, Benjamin Wiggett and Simon Baseline Smith). Together the trio have body-slammed dance floors from Derby to Durban and entrenched themselves as three of the finest drum’n’bass tastemakers. Saturday March 21st brings Projek: Hospitality at The Phoenix Concert Theatre with acts like Metrik, Etherwood, Nu:Tone + More. Etherwood is the most recent signing to Med School and is undoubtedly one of the most promising young talents in the scene today. Fusing the upbeat energy of Drum & Bass, with the chilled atmospheric moods of reverb-heavy guitar and delayed piano rolls, it’s hard to believe Etherwood only started producing two years ago.
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