The moment we have all been waiting for has finally arrived, Tomorrowland has just announced the theme’s for this year’s festival. In just a few weeks, the people of tomorrow will escape into The Kingdom of Melodia. The 4 minute-introductory video captures the out-of-this-world-expereince and imagination driven event that has spent over a decade delivering the most awe-inspiring festival experience on the planet. To top it off, this year the National Orchestra will be playing on the Opera stage Sunday evening where they will perform the “Symphony of Unity”.
As the world’s biggest DJs and electronic producers make their way to Boom, Belgium; there will be 15 stages decorated in over-sized flowers, active volcanoes, giant disco balls, explosive butterflies, smoke cannons, confetti and anything else that fits into this eccentric festival theme. Tomorrowland is the most sought-after ticket in the world and one of the biggest dance music festivals so prepare to have your eyes and ears opened across one unforgettable weekend. Be sure to check out the video below to enter into the most dynamic fantasy land created! Buy your tickets now before it is too late!
Boasting the world’s best DJs, unparalleled production, and location in the beautiful city of Split, ULTRA Europe is the ultimate destination music festival that you won’t want to miss out on. ULTRA Europe is returning for its third year in Croatia and promises to build on its first two years to become even bigger and better. The main stage event is only the beginning of the craziness. Be sure to expect daily boat parties sailing over the Adriatic Sea and an insane beach party on Hvar Island that will leave you going home when the sun is coming up.
The line up has ballooned from previous years to include a wealth of new talent each year that will leave the festival-goers wanting more. To round out the lineup, Ultra has just announced 3 days worth of artists on the UMF Radio stage and the rest of Carl Cox’s supporting cast. Over 30 up-and-coming DJs are represented on the Radio stage, testament once again to Ultra’s dedication to exposing and bolstering the best and brightest in the electronic music world. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to see a beautiful country while jamming out to the best DJs in the world! Create moments and memories that will last a lifetime and be sure to check out the Phase 1 lineup below or head to their website to see the complete lineup for ULTRA Europe.
Bassnectar is an American DJ and record producer. He is best known for his live performances, light shows, and community engagement. Bassnectar honed his style playing house parties in the San Francisco Bay Area, and began gaining momentum at Burning Man, often playing up to 7 sets a night. He began the project as an open-sourced musical experiment exploring the interplay between music and community. He released his first album in 2001 and performed as Bassnectar for the first time in 2002. Since gaining momentum and commercial acclaim, Bassnectar has collaborated with and remixed a host of artists and producers, including Lupe Fiasco, Perry Farrell, Ellie Goulding, Gogol Bordello, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Datsik, ill.Gates, Mimi Page, Excision and Jantsen, and many more.
Bass music’s king of innovation, Bassnectar, just dropped five new tracks off his upcoming Into the SunEP out June 30th via his imprint Amorphous Music. Lorin first gifts us with a metal-inspired remix of The Naked and Famous’ “No Way” followed by new originals “Into the Sun”, Speakerbox featuring Lafa Taylor, the gritty and dark “The Mystery Spot” alongside G Jones and a 2015 rework of his remix of Dorfex Bos‘ self-titled single.
There will be 16 tracks featured on the genre-bending album, consisting of a medley of new productions, reworks of past remixes and finishing with a bonus 70-minute mix of the album titled “Mixtape 13.” While Lorin’s die-hard fans await the highly-anticipated album, in the interview he is quick to say he will treat it like a mixtape stating: “[Mixtapes] are fun playgrounds for me because there are no rules. You’re basically sampling anything and mixing everything together with abandon. It’s like a big fucking sonic collage.” Be sure to click below to hear Bassnectar’s newest songs, we promise you won’t be disappointed!
Bassnectar- Into The Sun
To help attendees cope with the post-Tomorrowland Brasil blues, Elite Daily and T-Mobile teamed up with the festival to release a special short film following two festival-goers from their daily lives into the realm of Tomorrow and back to reality.
The short film also debuts three unreleased tracks: “Portland” by an unidentified producer, “Wake Up” by Jay Hardway, and “Zero Gravity” by Borgeous featuring Lights — all of which are sure to be heard at the forthcoming Tomorrowland in Belgium and TomorrowWorld in Georgia. If that’s not enough, the video was released alongside a TomorrowWorld contest for fans to win an all-inclusive VIP package for four including passes, two Easy Tents, and a helicopter tour of the grounds at the festival in September.
Still want more from Tomorrowland Brasil? Don’t worry we have you covered. Tomorrowland has released the after-movie for its inaugural edition in Brasil. The 11-minute clip shows what Tomorrowland does best — big crowds, big DJs and big production. The short film primarily is focused on the main stage where you have the biggest production and the most well-known names, but also shows some overhead shots of the camp grounds and a few other stages on the lush grounds just outside of Sao Paolo. ID&T, the company who produced Tomorrowland, also has a teasing announcements for Mexico and India. At the end of the video, the dates for the 2016 edition of the 3-day event is also announced. Re-live Tomorrowland with these two short films to reminisce on the fond memories of Tomorrowland Brasil!
What could be more awesome than partying on top of one of The Seven Wonders of the World?! Located about an hour and a half outside of Beijing, the YinYang Music Festival (YYMF) will be held on the most significant Chinese cultural landmark, The Great Wall of China. The festival venue itself was built specifically for performances. Returning June 20-22, the YYMF will gather 50 of the best China based DJs and headlining international artists for the development of the emerging Chinese underground electronic scene.
Thus far, YYMF is the first festival focused on uniting the Chinese electronic music scene by working with pioneer venues and leading artist crews from Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, and many more. Festival-goers are offered cheap sleeping facilities and camping options, round-trip ground transportation and, most importantly, 3-day festival tickets for only 300RMB (about $50). The festival has received global attraction with its unique goals and ideas. On top of providing safety measures, Tianjin is well-known for bringing music and performance talents which will bring a new culture and new ideas to the local community. Come experience a new culture of underground dance music and an unforgettable night of a lifetime!
In a realm hidden from civilization, deep within the forests of Chattahoochee Hills, discover TomorrowWorld and let yourself be amazed. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience while listening to hundreds of top DJs, luxury camping and dining options from around the world. TomorrowWorld returns for its third jaunt in Georgia. After a string of headliner announcements including Jamie Jones and Hardwell, the SFX-led festival has revealed the entire first wave of artists to grace its stages. Adam Beyer, David Guetta, Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Get Real, Martin Garrix, Tiesto and more are all scheduled to perform during TomorrowWorld’s 2015 iteration with plenty more acts to be announced leading up to the September festival.
Hailing from Belgium, the mother festival of TomorrowWorld, Tomorrowland, celebrated its 10-year anniversary this past July. To mark this anniversary, two weekends played host to the sold out pilgrimage of over 360,000 International guests. The magic and inspiration of TomorrowWorld is crafted from Tomorrowland, where stages and concepts come to life, experiences are created, and musical explorations are made. Fuel your festival experience with Gasolina’s ready to drink cocktails. It’s the perfect on-the-go drink when exploring the festival grounds and listening to the hottest DJs perform. This past September, TomorrowWorld welcomed 160,000 guests from around the world to the mythical grounds of Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. TomorrowWorld was nominated for Best Festival Worldwide by the International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) in 2014 and Tomorrowland won six “Best” awards in 2012 including “Best Music Event Worldwide” at the IDMA (2011-2012-2013) and “Best Major European Festival” (2012). Tomorrowland welcomes 180,000 visitors annually from 215 nations making it the largest international festival gathering on earth. Be sure to get your tickets and don’t miss out on an epic festival!
The Governors Ball is a three-day, multi-stage music festival on Randall’s Island in New York City on June 5th to June 7th. Launched in 2011, the festival features an array of genres and styles of music, including rock, electronic, hip-hop, indie, pop, folk, and much more. Besides the awesome lineup, there will be a slew of activities on hand to keep you and your friends entertained. Make sure you swing by the Samsung Galaxy event to get hands on with Samsung’s full suite of mobile products. In between sets, check out a 360 degree virtual reality world with the Samsung Gear™ VR Experience, take a selfie with the Samsung Galaxy S® 6 to create a festival postcard, and enjoy your favorite artists on Samsung’s Milk Music! There will also be plenty of art installations that will be beautiful to the eye and to the touch.
Don’t let anyone fool you, lawn games are fun for any age. Be sure to check out Corn Hole, Ladder Ball, Bocce Ball, and Life-size Connect Four for a break from the crowds or in between performances. The games will be completely self managed so stop by anytime during the festival. Want to capture your good looks and shenanigans on the fly? Then you will be ecstatic to know that there will be multiple state-of-the-art photo booths that will print your memories immediately. These photo booths will capture the moments that you may not quite remember till the morning. Imagine hundreds of people dancing their asses off while having a Live DJ performance pumped directly into their ears via wireless headphones. The Silent Disco is a unique sound experience that we know you won’t want to miss. Be sure to indulge in all your favorite pastimes and enjoy one of the most epic music festivals that New York has to offer. We guarantee you that the Governor’s Ball is something that you won’t want to miss out on so be sure to buy your tickets and create some life long memories! For the full musician lineup, head to the official Governors Ball Music Festival 2015 website.
Is there anything better than a spicy Bloody Mary, Mimosa or a glass of cold Sangria to cure that ghastly hangover? Oh and don’t forget bacon and eggs to make it the perfect combination on a lovely Saturday or Sunday afternoon. The perfect thing about brunch is that it doesn’t happen too early and it’s an indulgence that everyone likes to take part in. We have rounded up the hottest go-to weekend NY brunch spots in the city that you will definitely want to try out with a group of friends and enjoy a Sunday fun-day. The Egg Shop can’t go wrong with the classic egg, bacon and cheese sandwich that is to die for. Enjoy a delicious Bloody Mary that is adequately salted and garnished with bacon. Take the time to check out his hangover cure spot in Nolita. We promise you won’t be disappointed!
Who said bottomless passion fruit mimosas? Mezetto is calling all people who loves bottomless cocktails which is probably half the population of NY. The service is on point and has a very chic atmosphere while you indulge in the delicious eats. The Gansevoort Park Rooftop hosts a Saturday Brunch Party that gives you excellent views of Manhattan and the Hudson River that features DJs spinning house music that turns into a daytime rave. Don’t forget to try the $15 Skyymosa which is a mimosa spiked with vodka. Sounds delicious! Anyone craving laser tag and a booze-filled daytime party/brunch? Sign me up! Highline Ballroom, in the Meatpacking district, transforms their massive dance floor into your own laser-tag arena that has the best DJs performing all through the games and excitement. When you are exhausted from fake-shooting your enemy, you can take a break on the mezzanine level with a cocktail in hand and enjoy brunch-styled food and gawk at all the crazy people running around down below. This new brunch venue provides an interactive experience that is not like any other brunch in the city so don’t miss out on the excitement!
Whether you are trying to keep your boozy brunch going or just ready to get your night started early, Sunset Sundays at PH-D is the place for you. Located on the rooftop of Dream Downtown, you will have the best sights in the city including outside and inside PH-D. Post-brunch party will have DJs spinning all evening and well into the night. Don’t miss out on an epic afternoon starting at 5:30 pm and stopping whenever you want to call it a night. Known for its lively brunch scene, Bagatelle is a fine French bistro that you will want to check out. Bagatelle brunch is more than just about the food, it’s about the lifestyle. This is the brunch spot where the well-dressed come to dance and mingle and of course eat French-inspired cuisine with the “who’s who” from NY as well as around the world. Don’t settle on just one brunch spot, we recommend that you try them all. From boozy brunches to more low key spots, you won’t be disappointed either way!
One of the largest nightclubs in the Meatpacking district is now hosting a brunch and laser tag arena experience that you won’t to miss out on! Every other Sunday, Highline Ballroom transforms their massive dance floor into your own laser-tag arena that is a booze-filled daytime party and brunch. Brunch and cocktails are held on the mezzanine level above the laser tag games on the main floor. Once you are done destroying your enemy, enjoy a few cocktails from above and gawk at all the crazy people running around fake-shooting each other. It will definitely be a sight to see! The laser tag arena features giant inflatable objects to maneuver around plus a rather large LED screen that displays your scores instantly.
What would laser tag be without music? Don’t worry, Highline Ballroom has that covered with some of the best DJs that will be performing all through the games and excitement. This fun filled brunch begins at 2pm and goes till 8pm. Tickets can be purchased on the Highline Ballroom’s website or purchased at the door. This new brunch venue provides an interactive experience that is not like any other brunch in the city. What more could you ask for than a delicious brunch menu, endless amount of drinks and an exciting game of laser tag? Oh and did I mention that will be an assortment of beautiful and talented acrobatic dancers to keep you fully entertained? Then don’t miss out on a Sunday day party in an exhilarating environment that combines all these fabulous things as well as the best DJs in New York City. For more information about reservations or other questions, email email@example.com.
In the concrete jungle it’s always a little more difficult to find the sprawling green lawn that you find endlessly in the suburbs. New York City has an assortment of lovely rooftop bars where you can spend a beautiful summer day with the feeling that you are in your own backyard. From Midtown to SoHo to the West Village, there is no shortage of big apple views that gives you the ability to breathe fresh air with a refreshing cocktail in hand.
Sky Room boasts 360 degree views of Manhattan from one of New York City’s highest rooftop lounges. Sky Room features a nightclub with indoor and outdoor seats, a retractable roof and sweeping city views with the likes of the Empire State Building and the Hudson River. The Attic Rooftop celebrates the bold patterns and relaxed environment of Beverly Hills pool lounges. Meanwhile the penthouse lounge has glass windows that extend from the floor to the ceiling that gives the opportunity to gaze at the beautiful New York skyline. Attic rooftop features large bars on each level, plush seating, and bi-level DJ booths with state of the art sound system.
The Cantina Rooftop located atop Stage 48 offers a modern and chic Mexican theme that features a fully retractable rooftop and an elegant scene. It’s the perfect hot spot to enjoy an assortment of margaritas. The Hudson Terrace is a premiere rooftop bar, nightclub and lounge where you can enjoy a refreshing cocktail while enjoying the sunset descend over the skyline. The Hudson Terrace with its magnificent urban vista, is an unparalleled entertainment destination for the socialites of NYC. Le Bain in the Meatpacking district is like the little black cocktail dress of the rooftop bars. Le Bain outshines many of the surrounding rooftops that features faux grass and a daytime Creperie that turns into a hot party spot at dusk. The skies are sunny and the hot weather is creeping in which can only mean one thing…the season for summer cocktails is upon us. Don’t miss out on these NYC summer boozy spots!