React Presents is thrilled to announce the new location and dates for Mamby On The Beach 2019. Chicago’s only beachside summer music festival will return for its fifth year on Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th at Montrose Beach. The beautiful new location, conveniently located on the city’s Northside, will offer additional space to accommodate three stages, beach-friendly games and all-inclusive activities.
Mamby On The Beach yields a majestic experience unlike anything else in Chicago. This year React Presents is excited to partner with Jam Productions to feature an incredible lineup for the two-day festival, which showcases artist performances that represent a wide variety of musical genres. The lineup and tickets will be released on Monday, June 3rd.
Since its inception, Mamby called Oakwood Beach its home, a prime location boasting scenic coastal views with an unforgettable backdrop of the Chicago skyline. Over the past four years, Mamby has felt fortunate thanks to the endless support from the surrounding Bronzeville community, and continues to support Oakwood Beach through initiatives like the Mamby Movement Beach Cleanup. Now, as the festival continues to grow, React Presents and Jam Productions look towards the future and are excited to find Mamby a new home with a bigger footprint at Montrose Beach. The new location is a 15-minute drive from downtown Chicago and a 5-minute walk from the Redline Wilson stop.
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Montrose Beach will also provide more opportunities for Mamby’s famed More The Music series. Each year, the list of all-inclusive activities expands, with countless fun and games to explore, including silent disco yoga sessions, nutritional and wellness workshops, beach-friendly games, live painting, fire performances, tarot card and palm readings, meticulous art installations, and makeover options from the Braid Bar, Henna and Body Art Domes. A schedule and full list of More Than Music activities will be announced closer to the festival.
For attendees who want to take a dip in the lake, a barefoot stroll through the sand, or a musical romp alongside the festival’s exhilarated fans, Mamby will once again provide the perfect, sun-soaked getaway. Follow Mamby on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and announcements, including the 2019 artist lineup and on sale of ticket options.
Spring Awakening Music Festival is thrilled to announce this year’s official after parties! Taking place at Chicago’s most popular nightclubs including Prysm, Spybar, Sound Bar, TAO and Electric Hotel, there are myriad shows throughout the weekend to keep the party going long after the festival ends. Tickets will sell out so grab yours now before it’s too late! Check out the complete list of after parties below.
THURSDAY JUNE 6: Pre-Party.
Dombresky & Gene Farris – Soundbar – Get Tickets HERE (21+)
And just like that, summer officially starts in the circle city. The Indianapolis 500 kicks off a series of events that define the summer season in Hoosier-ville. The heat, the sun, the constant wonder if it will actually rain, and of course, the unavoidable farmers tan lines – caused by the constant uncertainty of really not knowing it will rain or not!
The 2019 edition of the infamous Snake Pit couldn’t ask for better weather. The morning overcast cleared around the time the green flag was waved and the sky provided enough clouds to not overheat the hearts that thump throughout turn 3 of the Indianapolis Motor Speed Way. The Snake Pit class of 2019 was initiated by Ricky Retro, followed by electro-deep house DJ Chris Lake (personal favorite), next Illenium dropped his classic uplifting beats before the Pre-race traditions and green flag allowed the Indy 500 drivers take over the track.
The music resumed with Alesso taking over the decks. He’s hour and a half set fueled up the energy and brought back to life the rookies that were a little too drunk by the end of Chris Lakes’ set – we’ve all been there. Skillex took over as race day came close to it end. He’s music kept up with the roaring of the cars as they approached their finals turns and the energy throughout the track cheered the victory of Simon Pagenaud. Our Snake Pit will always deliver an incredible time, generate memories that will leave forever; specially the ones that some might forget. Wether the 2019 edition kicked started your summer festivities or provided you with major FOMO, rest assure that better planning (on your part) for the 2020 Indianapolis 500 Snake Pit is undeniable. Check out the 2019 Snake Pit Presented by Coors Light SQUAD:
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This past weekend, Swedish House Mafia reunited for three historic sold-out nights at Stockholm’s Tele2 Arena, breaking the venue’s attendance record with over 115,000 fans attending the shows. See footage of the epic performance HERE.
Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso gave fans everything that has made Swedish House Mafia one of the most compelling live acts in the world – a stunning production, their classic hits such as “Don’t You Worry Child,” “Save The World,” and “One” plus a special first listen of some brand new music.
Fans from around the world travelled to be a part of the spectacular shows and were treated to a massive production featuring a 54 metre long and 17 metre high screen, a vast floating stage, three giant circular lighting rings creating Swedish House Mafia’s signature logo and three huge circles of fire that were suspended above the packed crowd.
Swedish House Mafia’s story so far has been one of amazing highs, with the trio achieving global success that propelled them to the forefront of dance music. Despite later facing difficult times that saw the breakdown of friendships along the way, Swedish House Mafia has put the past behind them, coming back together as artists, friends and family. Their return to their hometown marks the beginning of the next chapter for the iconic trio.
Photo Credit: Hannes Söderlund
Fans can catch Swedish House Mafia this summer and fall as they bring their incredible live show all over the world. Please visit http://swedishhousemafia.com/ for additional info, and watch for more from Swedish House Mafia coming soon.
ULTRA Music Festival made its indelible mark this past weekend on its new home in Miami’s picturesque Miami Marine Stadium & Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. With over 170,000 fans from over 105 countries attending across 3 days, the 21st edition proved to be the biggest yet for the World’s Premier Electronic Music Festival. Exclusive headlining performances from Carl Cox, The Chainsmokers, Dubfire B3B Nicole Moudaber B3B Paco Osuna, deadmau5, Galantis, GRiZ, ILLENIUM, Jamie Jones B2B Joseph Capriati,, Louis The Child, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, NGHTMRE + SLANDER present Gud Vibrations, ODESZA, REZZ, Richie Hawtin, Sasha | John Digweed, Testpilot, and Zedd helped mark a new chapter in the festival’s ever-expanding history.
The 21st edition featured 8 unique stages, all meticulously curated in sound and production. The world-renowned Main Stage provided attendees with yet another year of unparalleled performances with Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and The Chainsmokers closing the festival each night. To add a new dimension to the already scenic Miami Marine Stadium, the Live Arena hosted visually stunning and immersive performances from headliners Galantis, Gigantic NGHTMRE, GRiZ, ILLENIUM, Louis The Child, ODESZA, and the legendary Tom Morello. Canadian mainstay deadmau5 brought his highly anticipated Cube 3.0 stage to life for its worldwide debut on Saturday. Before taking the production across the nation on his Cube 3.0 tour, the Canadian native gave ULTRA patrons and livestreamers a first look at the new and improved version of his classic ‘Cube’. Positioning the globally revered producer dead center with a 360-degree swivel, the stage is both undeniably arresting and visually encompassing. Fellow Canadian, Lights, took the stage with deadmau5 to perform ‘Raise Your Weapon’, and an instant classic, ‘Drama Free’.
UMF TV provided a livestream across the 3 days of the festival, inviting viewers to experience the new venue in the comfort of their own home. Commencing daily at 5:00PM EST, the livestream broadcast one-of-a-kind performances from ULTRA’s new home to 30 million viewers worldwide. Performances from the likes of Tiësto, Alesso, Dog Blood, deadmau5, Carl Cox, The Chainsmokers and Armin van Buuren were featured across the weekend, among many others.
ULTRA Music Festival once again featured a slew of unannounced surprises, with Armin van Buuren bringing out one of the weekend’s most intriguing guests, Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth. The two debuted a remix of the legendary rock band’s iconic song, ‘Jump’, which had the entire festival on their feet. NGHTMRE & Slander brought out NBA Hall of Fame member Shaquille O’Neal for nearly five minutes, in a fantasy back-to-back-to-back appearance. Martin Garrix filled the ‘TBA’ slot on his STMPD Records-hosted stage at UMF Radio on Sunday, Afrojack called upon Rae Sremmurd, and The Chainsmokers united alongside ILLENIUM to unveil their monstrous new collaboration.
For the first time in the event’s history, RESISTANCE reigned supreme on its very own Island, as it welcomed performances from some of house and techno’s most in-demand names. Often imitated but never outdone, Carl Cox’s Megastructure made its return to ULTRA Music Festival’s underground haven with standout sets from Belgian star Charlotte de Witte, Jamie Jones B2B Joseph Capriati, and Tale Of Us, rounding off the three-day festivities with a monumental B2B courtesy of techno titans Adam Beyer and Maceo Plex. Premiering at the event’s 21st edition, the Reflector stage dedicated its 2nd day to Richie Hawtin’s PLAYdifferently, closing its debut with a B3B from Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber,and Paco Osuna. Other Reflector stage highlights included headline performances from Testpilot, Sasha | John Digweed, Sven Vath and Black Coffee. Offering revelers yet another brand new stage to enjoy, RESISTANCE Island welcomed the Arrival stage, provided by Burning Man’s PLAYGROUND sound camp, featuring euphoric performances by house and techno pillars including Alan Fitzpatrick, Cristoph, Technasia B2B Carlo Lio, and more.
ULTRA Music Festival’s new home on Virginia Key presented new and timely challenges to implement conscious environmental practices. ULTRA’s ecological commitments primarily focus on pollution prevention, nature preservation, waste reduction, community engagement, responsible resource strategies, and traffic mitigation. By minimizing any potential environmental impacts that may result from production, ULTRA will soon become an example for festivals around the world to follow. Following the festival’s conclusion, the Miami Seaquarium took to Twitter to commend the locations of the speakers and sound levels, reassuring concerned environmentalists of the safety of their animals post-event.
“Through its new sustainability initiatives, event organizers maintained the event grounds in good condition throughout the weekend. All crews, patrons and volunteers observed the event’s Leave No Trace initiative by keeping dance floors clear throughout the event and even usingpocket ashtrays provided by organizers to reduce cigarette litter. Cleaning crews worked tirelessly through the night following each event day and to ensure that Historic Virginia Key Beach Park and most of the surrounding perimeter areas were clean by 5:00AM.” – ULTRA Music Festival
“The required environmental management and remediation plan, not required of any other music festival to occur at these locations, was prepared, finalized and delivered to the City of Miami on time on January 28, 2019. During the proceeding months, weeks, and days leading up to the event, Ultra Music Festival has stood tall and worked with Cardno to meet environmental requirements of their license agreement, including construction, deconstruction and during the event on March 29 – 31, 2019.” – Cardno
“At all times during the production, event organizers operated real time compliance monitoring for noise impacts at both festival sites and in the surrounding areas. In our experience, this is unprecedented for similar events.” –Trinity Consultants
With the City of Miami, City of Miami & Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue working tirelessly to make the event and its attendees as safe as possible, 36 arrests – albeit mostly preventative ones – were made over the weekend, making the event one of the safest editions to date.
With the conclusion of the 21st edition of Miami’s very own ULTRA Music Festival, the event has confirmed their return on March 27, 28, 29th, 2020. **Pictures provided by Ultra Music Festival | Get in PR!
The 2019 edition of Coachella will have Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Tame Impala, DJ Snake, Hot Since 82, Weezer, Rüfüs Du Sol (personal FAVORITE!!), Solange, DVSN, Wiz Khalifa, J Balvin, ZEDD, Khalid, Diplo, and many many more artist take over the Indio, California desert grounds! 2019 Coachella tickets on sale this Friday, January 4th at 11AM PT, so get your computers ready, because passes will sale out fast!
The impending evolution of the World’s Premier Electronic Music Festival is upon us. With a vast new space for fans to explore, the ULTRA experience will be more immersive than ever before.
Just weeks after event organizers announced its move to Historic Virginia Key, Ultra Music Festival has now dropped the first installment of the 2019 lineup ahead of its 21st edition. Featuring world-class, top-tier international talent, Ultra Music Festival will commence its tenure at Miami’s beautiful HistoricVirginia Key Beach Park & Miami Marine Stadium on March 29, 30, and 31 2019. Set to finish two hours later at 2am, the festival will see extended set times and performances throughout, in what promises to be its most expansive edition yet.
Ultra Music Festival – voted the World’s #1 Festival by DJ Mag for the third successive year – has confirmed headlining performances from dance music’s finest, including Afrojack, Alesso, Armin van Buuren, The Chainsmokers, Marshmello, NGHTMRE + SLANDER present: Gud Vibrations, REZZ, Testpilot, Tiësto, Zedd and Zeds Dead. Additionally, next year’s edition will see the much-anticipated Miami return of DJ Mag’s #1 DJ in the World for the third year running – Martin Garrix, who last performed at the festival in 2017. ULTRA veteran David Guetta will also make his way back to Miami with an entirely new show that’s being kept firmly under wraps.
RESISTANCE, which, after a year of global domination this year picked up its own accolade as the DJ Awards’ Best Ibiza Night, will return in full force, boasting sets from house and techno’s most in-demand artists, including Adam Beyer, Carl Cox, Jamie Jones B2B Joseph Capriati, Maceo Plex, The Martinez Brothers, and a special B2B for legendary pioneers Sasha & John Digweed. Techno titans Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber, and Paco Osuna will also join forces once more for a rare B3B set. The festival will also see Loco Dice and Richie Hawtin take to the decks in Miami for the first time since 2016 along with techno masterminds and Afterlife label curators Tale of Us. This year RESISTANCE will be hosted on its very own island in the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, as it takes on a larger role than ever within the festival.
In addition to its staple Main Stage, RESISTANCE and ULTRA Worldwide stage, Ultra Music Festival will debut a brand new Live Arena showcasing a string of live performances from some of the scene’s most iconic names. Galantis, Louis The Child are just some of the artists that will join the fold. Renowned for their cinematic live performances, ODESZA will be making an emphatic return to ULTRA with a set full of surprises. DJ extraordinaire deadmau5 will premiere his brand new Cube 3.0 stage production, in what will be a mau5 worldwide debut. ILLENIUM will also perform an exclusive debut live show for the 2019 edition.
Ultra Music Festival 2019 – PHASE ONE LINEUP (ALPHABETICAL ORDER)
Adam Beyer | Afrojack | Alesso | Armin van Buuren | Carl Cox| The Chainsmokers | David Guetta | Dubfire B3B Nicole Moudaber B3B Paco Osuna | Jamie Jones B2B Joseph Capriati | Loco Dice | Maceo Plex | Marshmello | Martin Garrix | The Martinez Brothers | NGHTMRE + SLANDER present: Gud Vibrations | REZZ | Richie Hawtin | Sasha | John Digweed | Tale of Us | Testpilot | Tiësto | Zedd | Zeds Dead
Deadmau5 (Cube 3.0 Worldwide Debut) | Galantis | GRiZ | ILLENIUM | Louis The Child | ODESZA
ANNA | Brooks | Cash Cash | Charlotte De Witte | Cosmic Gate | Fedde Le Grand | G Jones | GG Magree | Golden Features | Infected Mushroom | Jai Wolf | Jeffrey Sutorius (formerly Dash Berlin) | Junior Sanchez | Kasbo | Kayzo | Lost Frequencies | Lost Kings | Luigi Madonna | Marco Bailey | Matisse & Sadko | Nora En Pure | Party Favor | Phantoms | Pleasurekraft | Popof | Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano | Technasia | TV Noise | Vini Vici | Whethan | Young Bombs
It’s officially North Coast Music Festival Week!!! In less than 24 hours we will be roaming the Union Park grounds in Chicago. We already know the lineup is amazing. An incredibly eclectic set of musicians will hit 5 different stages throughout the 3 day festival.
Here’s the map of the grounds. Plan and share this with your squad so you guys know where your favorite artists, food, merchandise stations, food and drinks are all at.
SET TIMES! Plan your weekend around the artist you want to see. Make sure you leave a little wiggle room so you can check out new and different music. Music Festivals are ideal for falling in love with someone new… artist and fling!
Single day tickets are still available for sale HERE. Don’t forget to pack light, stay hydrated, be helpful to others, and PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, make sure you live in the moment. Put the phone away, well, don’t, you have to capture as much as you can on social media so can share with everyone… but while you’re not sharing with everyone, put the phone down, live in the moment. Make memories. Make new friends. HAVE FUN!
See you guys this weekend! And if you see me, stop me and say hello! Let’s take a pic and share a dance!
This makes me want to go to TomorrowLand so much more. Never been, but I have to TomorrowWorld, but it’s for sure in my bucket list, and the official aftermovie makes me want to go to it so much more! Their message is amazing and the vibes are EVERYTHING!
Ok, the production of the main stage is crazy! It looked like you really would feel like you were underwater. Minute 9ish, when ‘Your Mind’ by Adam Beyer & Bart Skills plays… uuuufffff!!!!
Everything look amazing and the aftermovie does such an amazing job at wrapping it all up nicely. Like, I really really wanna go! Is it just me, or that ending a solid tearjerker?! UGH!!! I love them so much!!!! Did you guys like the aftermovie? What was your favorite moment?
The 2018 Snake Pit marks for one of the hottest Indy 500 Race day in recent history, in addition to the incredible lineup the ever growing festival put together. This year, our bodies were graced by returning champ Diplo, progressive house living legend Deadmau5, and electronic world domination power duo Axwell /\ Ingrosso.
Tho there were some rocky moments (delays, heat, and melting lop tops) the entirety of the Pit was, to me and those with me (VIP and friends), a success. I’m loving how every year the Snake Pit grows and grows. The stage was bigger and louder. The production thought of it’s 360 view and even decorated the back of the stage. Security was on point and made everyone feel safe and above it all, the crowd was focused on having a good time. My suggestion, lets make it a 2 day event, or maybe even 3!! Hi, the track is open the entire month of May, so starting the party on carb day, wouldn’t be such a bad idea? Thoughts?!?!!?!
Check out the pix below and also let us know what you think in the comment section of our IG video above!