Festivals

Shaping up to be, perhaps, its best edition yet, Totino, Italy’s Kappa FuturFestival has added a slew of names to its 2nd lineup announcement. Adding to the already announced Carl Cox, Jamie Jones, Sasha & Digweed, Sven Vath and Tale of Us, will be the legendary Fatboy Slim, Nina Kraviz, and a very special back...

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With less than a month until the 2nd edition of St. Marten’s SXM festival, we’re proud to announce our own hosted stage on its second day. Held at the festival’s primary day time venue, Happy Bay, The Deep House Amsterdam (DHA) goes down Thursday, 16 March from 12-12 across two areas. The Main Stage will...

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An event that’s always on our calendar, Hell Dunkel Festival brings its 2017 winter edition with three days of music, parties, and skiing from 10-12 March. Going down on the slopes of Willingen, Hell Dunkel Winter Festival is a full weekend affair with three areas hosted by Watergate (As the first stop of the famed...

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Over 50 DJs will navigate the summer’s most epic nautical adventure, The Ark Cruise. Taking off from Barcelona on 31 August, and making stops in Marseille and Ibiza before returning to its point of origin, The Ark Cruise will house seven stages over its 3 sea fairing days. On The Ark, these stages will be...

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Back in December, Germany’s famed Melt festival dropped a little taste of their 2017 lineup, with names like Die Antwoord, the Kills, Phoenix, Dixon, Marcel Dettman, Âme b2b Rødhåd, and Bonobo all featured. Now, the festival has unveiled its huge second wave of acts…one that needs to be seen (or, in this case, read) to...

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With its quarter century long brand making it the world’s longest running festival experience, Mysteryland will bring their 4th stateside edition to Bethel Woods, New York this June 9-12. Home to the original Woodstock, Mysteryland USA has reimagined the musical landscape of the space, assembling an all-star cast of diverse musical talent, which now is...

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For the eleventh year, Het Twiske’s mesmerising nature reserve will play host to of the Dutch summer’s most beloved festival events, Welcome to the Future (WTTF). With its leave no trace philosophy, organic food and free water bars, alongside cherished festival values like positivity, togetherness and freedom of expression, WTTF exemplifies a movement rather than...

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Kappa FuturFestival returns to Torino, Italy with its sixth edition over 8-9 July weekend. Keen and cosmopolitan, Kappa FuturFestival has already situated itself within “finest European techno Gatherings” conversation and with the release of their first names, continues this trend. The first wave of names include Carl Cox, Paradise and Hot Creations hero Jamie Jones,...

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In celebration of 20 years of Techno, Awakenings is asking you for your favorite tracks. Choose from over 1000 tracks selected by journalists Atze de Vrieze (3voor12) and René Passet (DJBroadcast), and DJs Joris Voorn, 2000 and One and Bart Skils, with the result published in the book ‘Awakenings – 20 Years of Techno’, an...

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Coming off their milestone 5th edition last year, Dimensions Festival is back in 2017 with another lineup of diverse underground music stars. This year, the festival – which runs from 30 August – 4 September at Fort Punta Christo, Croatia – will be headlined by bonafide international treasure Grace Jones, who will handle opening concert...

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Having promised their biggest lineup to date, Extrema Outdoor unveils just that for its 2017 edition. 2-4 June is the date; Houthalen – Helchteren is the place. Having already announced Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Stephan Bodzin and Tale Of Us, now joined by headliners Sven Väth, Luciano, Pan-Pot, Joris Voorn, Moodymann, Rødhåd, and Chris Liebing....

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With two stages running 12-23 on 26 May, Amsterdamse Bos once again welcomes the extended Diynamic family for their annual Amsterdam celebration. Not much really needs to be said here, though….right? For its fifth edition, Diynamic Festival will feature its founder SOLOMUN, alongside label mates ADRIATIQUE, KOLLEKTIV TURMSTRASSE (live), H.O.S.H, STIMMING (live), KARMON, Johannes Brecht...

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Set atop Mayrehofen’s Ahorn mountain, the Smirnoff Arctic Disco at Snowbombing is truly a venue that needs to be seen to be believed. 6,000 feet above sea level, with the stars as your canvas and the world’s greatest DJs in tow, the Arctic Disco gives 300 of Snowbombing’s lucky ticket holders an opportunity to party...

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Croatia’s Hideout Festival have announced a third wave of artists, adding to the already stacked lineup featuring the likes of Marco Carola, Jamie Jones, and Hot Since 82. Joining the bill will be Hideout favorites Patrick Topping, George Fitzgerald, and Artwork. Radio 1 DJs Radio 1 Mistajam and Monki will stop by, as will the rising talents of Solardo and Lee Walker....

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Between 20 – 24 August, Croatia’s Pag Island is once again ground zero for the international dance music elite. Coming in the form of Sonus’ 2017 edition, this marks the events fifth year celebration. Not to dissapoint, Sonus has gone out of its way to put together a line up that is as diverse as...

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