Insomniac Announces Details Including Artist Lineup for the 3rd Annual White Wonderland New Year’s Celebration

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Tickets for the 21+ event go on sale Saturday, Nov. 23, at Noon Pacific Time


Insomniac invites fans to celebrate the beginning of a brand new year filled with endless possibilities at the third annual White Wonderland on New Year’s Eve at the Anaheim Convention Center. The 21 and older event features an all-white dress code for attendees, complimenting the all-white décor and production elements that will transform the venue into a magical playground as fans count down to 2014.

“I always look forward to White Wonderland as it gives us a chance to look back at the wonderful memories we made during 2013 and celebrate new possibilities and surprises to come in the new year,” said Pasquale Rotella, CEO and founder of Insomniac. “The all-white costumes our fans put together are always so creative and really add to the atmosphere of the event.”

White Wonderland will immerse fans into an intimate wonderland environment, featuring whimsical, white costumed theatrical performers and dancers as well as state-of-the-art, winter inspired stage production and lighting design. Six talented artists will create the soundtrack for the countdown to the New Year.

This year’s lineup includes:



Cosmic Gate

Dash Berlin

Laidback Luke

Steve Angello

Added to the lineup will be one up-and-coming DJ chosen from submissions to the Discovery Project competition, presented by Insomniac and Moto X. The Discovery Project is an ongoing competition series that aims to give emerging artists the opportunity to share their music with a larger audience and perform at Insomniac’s festivals and clubs shows. The winner will perform at White Wonderland and have a one-on-one mentoring session with world-renowned artist Laidback Luke in addition to other prizes.

Interested artists can visit to enter the competition as well as view competition rules and more Discovery Project information.

White Wonderland is a 21 and older event. General admission tickets are priced at $99, and VIP tickets are available starting at $175, before service fees. VIP amenities include a separate entrance to the festival for expedited access, exclusive VIP deck with a full cash bar overlooking the stage, and a souvenir laminate and lanyard.

Tickets are on sale now at


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Ultra Worldwide Taking over South Africa and Japan in 2014

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We’re major fans of Ultra Music Festival and we’re super excited to see that the experience is traveling the world.  Now fans from South Africa and Japan have the chance to see what we’ve been experiencing for years!

Having already established gargantuan events in Miami, Argentina, Chile, Croatia, Brazil, Korea and Ibiza in its 15-year history, ULTRA SOUTH AFRICA and ULTRA JAPAN will be the EIGHTH and NINTH international editions of the Miami super festival, making ULTRA WORLDWIDE the most international festival brand in the world by quite some way, with events on no less than FIVE CONTINENTS!

February 14 – Ostrich Farm, Cape Town

February 15 – Nasrec Showgrounds, Johannesburg

Tickets on sale now

Phase 1 line up:

Tiest, Alesso, Nicky Romero, Krewella, W&W, Goldfish, Black coffee, Mi Casa, Euphonik & DJ Fresh

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Armin Van Buuren World Tour Dates – ‘Armin Only – Intense’

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Eighteen cities added to world tour, more to be announced.

Armin van Buuren announced the cities and dates of his upcoming world tour: Armin Only – Intense. Next to the first two (sold-out) editions in the Amsterdam Ziggo Dome in early November, the tour will also land in cities such as New York, St. Petersburg, Toronto, Mexico city, Sydney, Johannesburg and many more.  The new world tour is inspired by Armin’s latest artist album, Intense (Armada Music). ‘Armin Only’ is a concept that started in the early days of Armin’s career. Since the first editions in the early millennium years, the show has grown and come to life.


“Unlike today, now that it’s all based on short sets and quick highlights, it used to be all about the long sets, the musical trips. That’s what Armin Only is based on – to take the clubbers on a six-plus hour journey into music. Through the Armin Only – Intense shows, I can tell them the full story of my Intense album – in fact of everything I’d like to say.” said Armin van Buuren.

Check out the tour dates and cities announced:

  • November 15th, 2013 – Ziggo Dome – Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • November 16th, 2013 – Ziggo Dome – Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • December 28th, 2013 – International Exhibition Centre – Kiev, Ukraine
  • January 24th, 2014 – The National Sports Club of India – Mumbai, India
  • February 7th, 2014 – Arena Armeec – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • February 8th, 2014 – SKK Arena – St. Petersburg, Russia
  • February 21st, 2014 – Minsk Arena – Minsk, Belarus
  • February 22nd, 2014 – Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre – Helsinki, Finland
  • April 11th, 2014 – (venue TBA) – New York, NY, U.S.
  • April 17th, 2014 – (venue TBA) – Chicago, IL, U.S.
  • April 19th, 2014 – (venue TBA) – Toronto, Canada
  • May 3rd, 2014 – (venue TBA) – Vancouver, Canada
  • (date TBA) – (venue TBA) – San Francisco, CA, U.S.
  • May 9th, 2014 – (venue TBA) – Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
  • May 16th, 2014 – Teatro Banamex – Monterrey, Mexico
  • May 17th, 2014 – Sports Palace – Mexico City, Mexico
  • June 7th, 2014 – Hisense Arena – Melbourne, Australia
  • June 8th, 2014 – Sidney Showgrounds – Sydney, Australia
  • June 14th, 2014 – Coca-Cola Dome – Johannesburg, South Africa
  • September 27th, 2014 – Olympiski – Moscow, Russia



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Nicky Romero Releases Protocol Flight #03 – The Summer Recap Video.

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Nicky Romero releases Protocol Flight #03 as a recap video of his summer performances at some of the most prestigious festivals and clubs in the world. Following up on the success of his recent single, “SOTU” with Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano and Fast Eddie, Nicky once again opens up to share a rare behind-the-scenes perspective of his life on tour. Running through footage from Ultra Music Festival Europe, Ushuaia Ibiza, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, Sensation Amsterdam, and everywhere in between, fans are able witness his massive performances while getting to know his personality and gaining insight into the happenings both on-stage and off. Watch Protocol Flight #03 – The Summer Recap.

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Chronologic order of locations/festivals in the recap:

Amnesia Ibiza

UMF Europe – Croatia

FMIF Ushuaia Ibiza

Extrema Outdoor – Holland

Electric Love Festival – Austria

The Light – Vegas

Daylight – Vegas

EDC – Vegas

Sziget Festival – Hungary

Altromondo – Italy

Nothing But the Beat – Germany

Street Parade – Austria

Summer Festival – Belgium

Sensation – Prague

Sensation – Amsterdam

Tomorrowland – Belgium



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Escape from Wonderland Details! Halloween Music Festival Experience Oct 26th

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Details for Escape from Wonderland in Southern California

Halloween Festival Experience Takes Place Oct. 26

Insomniac Events invites artists, dreamers and fans of dance to journey with us as we venture into the dark and twisted side of Wonderland at the third annual Escape from Wonderland on October 26, 2013, at San Manuel Amphitheater and Grounds in Devore, Calif. Insomniac will once again offer on-site camping to festivalgoers, giving them the chance to celebrate Halloween all weekend long while enjoying the activities, art and music inside the festival grounds.

The lineup includes:

AC Slater

Arboles Pintados

Baggi Begovic





Cedric Gervais

Danny Avila

David Steven

Delta Heavy

Deniz Koyu


Eats Everything


Guy Gerber



John Digweed

Kennedy Jones


Manufactured Superstars

Mat Zo





Pendulum (DJ Set)


Rebecca & Fiona

Richie Hawtin

Steve Angello

The Orb



Escape from Wonderland is an 18 and older event. General admission tickets are priced at $65, and VIP passes are also available for guests 21 and older at $125, before service fees. VIP amenities include a separate entrance to the festival for expedited access; exclusive decks overlooking the stages including a full cash bar; private restroom facilities; and souvenir laminate and lanyard.

To purchase tickets and follow the latest updates, please visit the official Escape from Wonderland website!

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The Wanted Announces 2014 Word of Mouth Tour! Exclusive Pre-Sale Tickets

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The Wanted‘s upcoming album Word of Mouth will be officially released on November 5th, but the band has already released tour information about their upcoming tour dates, starting in Europe in early February and coming to The US in April.  Check out tour information and dates at their website and order exclusive pre-sale tickets. And pre-order their upcoming album below!

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Markus Schulz Takes Us on a Trance Journey to Buenos Aires ‘13…And Tour Dates!

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Markus Schulz invites you to take a trip with him to Buenos Aires for a two-chapter guide through South America’s dance music capital.

Markus cites several instances where his connection with Buenos Aires has stood out above others.  He was specifically chosen to entertain the masses during the country’s Bicentennial celebrations and cites the relationship between himself and the local patrons as pivotal inspirations when in studio production mode. Buenos Aires is also a place full of gig highlights for Markus. Despite torrential weather, the Argentinean faithful remained in force to support Markus when the city hosted its own edition of the Ultra Music Festival in February. And the final seeds of his chosen city were sewn in June, in the immediate aftermath of two sellout performances at Mandarine nightclub, where he demonstrated his immense DJing art craft by playing for a total of almost 15 hours.

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Check out both track lists:

Disc 1

01. Marscela – Momento de Gloria

02. Sequ3l – We Evolve

03. Sensetive5 – Sin City

04. Crystal Design – Scarface

05. Rodg & Ruben de Ronde – Remain Different

06. Tucandeo – To an End

07. KhoMha – Cyclone

08. Rex Mundi – Aureolo

09. Ruffault – Progressive Dreams

10. Grube & Hovsepian – Palermo

11. Danilo Ercole – Point of View

12. Markus Schulz presents Dakota – Barracas

13. Wellenrausch & Basil O’Glue – Wickaninnish

14. Markus Schulz featuring Ana Diaz – Nothing Without Me (Markus

Schulz Shadows of Coldharbour Remix)

15. M.I.K.E. – Before Dawn

16. Markus Schulz – Remember This

17. Mr. Pit – Catch Me

18. Aaron Camz – Suburbia

19. Rex Mundi – Backpain

Disc 2:

01. Protoculture – Talisman

02. Markus Schulz & Rex Mundi – Towards the Sun

03. KhoMha – Dimensional

04. Digital X – Stratosphere

05. Purple Stories – Praia da Adraga

06. Danilo Ercole – Freezing Rain

07. Fisherman & Hawkins vs. Nifra – The Battle

08. Elevation vs. Grube & Hovsepian – Fair Winds

09. Vassilakis & Tarr – Galea

10. Grube & Hovsepian – Trickster

11. Basil O’Glue – Gilgamesh

12. Solid Stone – Scrambled

13. Markus Schulz – Mardi Gras

14. Harry Square – Royal Flush

15. Digital X – Phantom

16. Skytech – The Other Side

17. Elevation – Stadium Control

18. Solarstone – Solarcoaster (Markus Schulz Coldharbour Remix)

19. Marscela – Viaje Completo

Markus Schulz Fall North American Tour Dates


27 – Los Angeles, CA – Groove Cruise


4- Gainesville, FL – Forum

5- Tampa, FL – Amphitheatre

11 – Cleveland, OH – Liquid

13 – Montreal, CAN – Stereo

19 – Miami, FL – Mansion


1 – Pontiac, MI – Elektricity

2 – Chicago, IL – Castle

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Insomniac’s Beyond Wonderland, Bay Area Draws Approximately 50,000 Fans Over Two-Days‏

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Last weekend, approximately 50,000 fans journeyed down the rabbit hole for the 2nd annual Beyond Wonderland, Bay Area music and arts festival. With two days of spectacular weather and happy vibes, the two-day festival made a successful debut at Shoreline Amphitheater & Grounds in Mountain View.

“When Insomniac plans a festival like Beyond Wonderland, we work year round to bring fans a unique and creative experience,” said Pasquale Rotella, CEO and founder of Insomniac. “At this show we unveiled an insane 40-foot giant caterpillar along with interactive experiences to provide surprises to the fans we love so much. I’m walking away with so many great memories from this weekend and I’m already thinking of ideas for next year.”

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John Dahlbäck’s “We Were Gods” out now on Ultra Music

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John Dahlbäck’s latest original production, “We Were Gods” was created in partnership with Swedish indie pop band Urban Cone and emerging producer Lucas Nord. It’s sleek and stylish; merging big room synths with the raw chops of indie rock.

John Dahlbäck celebrates the release of “We Were Gods” with a short run of dates at the end of September including stops in Las Vegas, TomorrowWorld (Georgia) and New York City’s Governor’s Beach Club.

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