- New York
The USA is the king of music festivals like Coachella in California, South by Southwest in Texas, Sasquatch! in Washington state, Bonnaroo in Tennessee.
The options, settings, musical styles and crowd vibes offer something for every taste. Fans of electronic dance music have a host of options, too, from an EDM carnival in Las Vegas to a festival cruise out of sunny Florida. Check out these seven top picks for techno, trance, house, dubstep and just about any other mix your club wear desires.
Ultra Music Festival and Winter Music Conference – Miami, Florida
Miami’s famous beaches and nightlife create the perfect setting for outdoor music festivals. The biggest events of the year, the Ultra Music Festival and the Winter Music Conference, are both in March. UMF is a weekend-long mega party attracting some of the biggest names in EDM. Past performers have included the likes of Afrojack, David Guetta, Avicii and Deep Dish. Across multiple stages at picturesque Bayfront Park, DJs and live musicians play crowd favorites and debut new music. WMC is one of the oldest and biggest industry events of the year. In addition to 400 unique events and 1,900 DJs and artists, WMC is an aspiring industry professional’s think tank with seminars about music production, performance and promotion.