Martin Scoufalos

9 super festivals in the ninth month of the year

1. Dimensions – Underground music in an abandoned fort

Dates: 30/08/2018 to 03/09/2018 - Location: Pula, Croatia

Dimensions is a four-day festival that takes place at Pula Croatia. Its main place is an abandoned fort and a Roman Amphitheatre, but it also counts with beach and boat parties and music production workshops.

Its carefully curated programme of soulful electronic music includes genres as House, Techno, Disco, Jazz, Funk, Soul, Drum & bass and much more. They have a higher technical specification of sound systems than any other festival of its size.

The Fort of Punta Christo, in where the festival takes place, has been there since the 19th century, and it’s surrounded by pine trees and crystal blue waters.

Dimensions Festival 2017 - Fort Punta Christo

line-up

Nina Kraviz - Ben Ufo -  Sonja Moonear -  Hunee -  Bonobo -  Helena Hauff -  John Talabot -  Peggy Gou -  Paula Temple -  DJ Moon -  Palms Trax -  Jon Hopkins -  Moodymann -  Mala -  Avalon Emerson -  Lena Willikens  - Bjarki -  DJ Stingray -  Margaret Dygas -  Petar Dundov - SP:MC -  Craig Richards -  Alix Perez -  Josey Rebelle  - dBridge -  James Holden -  Jlin -  Pearson Sound -  Regis -  Lefto -  Saoirse -  Marcellus Pittman -  Red D -  The Bug -  Vladimir Ivkovic -  Nicolas Lutz  - San Soda -  Skeptical -  Maurice Fulton  - MC GQ  - Pangaea -  Ant TC1 -  Lee Gamble - Alexander Nut -  Lexis -  Rroxymore  - Hamish -  Kuniyuki -  DJ Milo - Red Greg -  DJ LAG -  Nils Frahm -  Billy Nasty -  Sheridan -  Jon K -  Gigi Masin -  Harri Pepper -  Kraftwerk -  Lebawski -  Anastasia Kristensen -  DJ Python  - Eddy Ramich -  Ilija Rudman 

FESTIVAL LINKS

URL EVENT: http://www.dimensionsfestival.com

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/DimensionsFestival

YOUTUBE EVENT CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/user/DimensionsFestival

2. Electric zoo - The Wildest One 

Dates: 31/08/2018 to 02/09/2018 - Location: New York, United States

Established in 2009 by Made Event, the internationally renowned Electric Zoo Festival is one of New York City’s largest music festivals and features the top names in electronic music, bringing a wide variety of acts from around the world and across the spectrum of electronic music’s various sub-genres. International editions of Electric Zoo have taken place in Mexico City, Tokyo, Shanghai and São Paulo. This year’s 10th annual New York edition, themed ‘The Big Ten’ will take place on Aug 31/Sep 1-2 at Randall’s Island Park.

Electric Zoo turns the lush green Randall’s Island Park into every festival-goers dream. Located along the East River between Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx, the island is centrally located in New York City.

The Island is maintained by the Randall’s Island Park Alliance and features an extensive range of fields and spaces, Icahn Stadium, and over 9 miles of waterfront bikes and pedestrian pathways.

Electric Zoo Festival 2017

LINE-UP

Martin Garrix - Dubfire - Chris Liebing  - Tiesto - Marshmello - Alesso - Jauz -  Lost Frequencies - Alan Walker - Zeds Dead - Kaskade - Matthias Tanzmann -  REZZ - Slander - Loud - Mija - Porter Robinson - San Holo - Justin Martin -  Gramatik - TroyBoi - Shiba San - Zomboy - Parker - Party Favor -  Kayzo -   Redlight - Pete Tong - 3lau - Chris Lorenzo - Illenium - Destructo -  Ilan Bluestone - Anna Lunoe - Gregor Tresher -  Gryffi -  Audien - AC Slater - Ekali -  Cash Cash -  Herobust -  Andrew Bayer - MC Boogie - Kill The Noise - G Jones - Spencer - Doctor P - Habstrakt - Space Jesus - Boombox Cartel - 12th Planet - Wax Motif - Jason Ross - Gabriel & Dresden - Brohug - Eprom - Graves  - GG Magree - Hippie Sabotage - 4B - Bonnie X Clyde - Stooki Sound - Riot Ten - Said The Sky - Manila Killa - Whipped Cream - Crankdat - Luzcid - Petey Clicks - Squnto - Alexander Lewis - Lestat - Medasin - Chuurch 

FESTIVAL LINKS

URL EVENT: HTTP://ELECTRICZOOFESTIVAL.COM/

FACEBOOK EVENT: HTTP://WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/ELECTRICZOO

YOUTUBE EVENT CHANNEL: HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/USER/ELECTRICZOONY

3. Lollapalooza Berlin

Dates: 08/09/2019 to 09/09/2018 - Location: Berlin, Germany

Lollapalooza is a multi-genre music festival, with one major dance stage. In 2017, Lollapalooza successfully celebrated its third edition here in Berlin. 85,000+ festivalgoers ventured to Rennbahn Hoppegarten every day to party with top-class acts.

 The secret to one of the most established and prestigious festival brands and its Berlin offshoot is its special programme and diversity: as soon as you arrive on the festival grounds, visitors of all ages become part of a festival experience which is unique on the international event circuit.

In terms of festival experience and entertainment, Lollapalooza sets new standards and creates moments that last: there’s the open-air gallery full of art and installations; Kidzapalooza, a festival for kids within the festival; the environmentally sustainable Grüne Kiez; and plenty of street theatre, artistry and acrobatics at Lolla Fun Fair. Incredible food, wine bars and a bag full of surprises on top turned this festival into one of the country’s ultimate cultural highlights.

Lollapalooza Berlin 2017 - Main Stage

LINE-UP

Armin Van Buuren -  Nervo - DVBBS - Showtek - David Guetta - Oliver Koletzki - Kygo - San Holo - Alison Wonderland - JONAS BLUE - Danny Avila - Sofi Tukker - Scooter - Kraftwerk - Alexis Taylor - Friendly Fires 

FESTIVAL LINKS

URL EVENT:  http://www.lollapaloozade.com/

FACEBOOK EVENT: http://www.facebook.com/lollapalooza

YOUTUBE EVENT CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/user/lollapalooza

4. Outlook - Croatia is calling...

Dates: 05/09/2018 to 10/09/2018 - Location: Pula, Croatia

Every year in September, Outlook brings together 12,000 music lovers from around the world to enjoy the best sound system culture has to offer in one of the most surreal locations ever imagined for a festival.

Set in an abandoned 19th-century fort nestled over the Adriatic sea, with daytime beach sessions and countless boat parties, Outlook is a perfect combination of a quality music festival and a holiday, soaking up the Croatian sunshine.

Revealed in January, the line-up consistently brings together the finest purveyors of drum & bass, hip-hop, garage, grime, dubstep, dub, reggae, house, techno and electronica to play on some of the best sound systems in the world.

Outlook Festival Amphiteatre

LINE-UP

Andy C -  Noisia  - Bonobo -  Goldie -  Dj Hype -  S.P.Y -  Shy FX -  Sammy  Randall -  Dj Marky -  David Rodigan -  Mala -  DJ CRUZ  - Strategy - MC Dynamite -  Storm -  Dub Phizix -  Macky Gee - SASASAS -  Dynamite MC - MC Mota -  Icicle -  SP:MC -  SpectraSoul -  Oneman  - Dj Anna -  dBridge - Tonn Piper -  DJ Selecta -  Deadbeat -  Dillinja  - The Heatwave - S.P.H.E.R.E -  Dj Barely Legal -  Madam X  - MC Lowqui -  Pinch -  MJ Cole - Skeptical -  Channel One -  Doc Scott -  Chimpo -  DLR -  BCee -  Zed Bias - Calibre -  MC Eksman - MC GQ -  Lenzman  - Ant TC1 -  Billain  - Loefah - Rich Reason -  Kahn & Neek   

FESTIVAL LINKS

URL EVENT: http://www.outlookfestival.com/

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/outlookfestival

YOUTUBE EVENT CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/user/outlookfestival

5. Ultra mUSIC fESTIVAL Japan - outstanding light and sound power 

Dates: 15/09/2018 to 17/09/2018 - Location: Tokyo, Japan

It's been five years of Ultra Japan, and the annual celebration of light and sound returns to Tokyo Odaiba ULTRA Park for three days Saturday to Monday, Sept. 15 to 17. Phase one of the lineup has been announced, with headliners representing all corners of the dance music sound from around the world, RESISTANCE stage included.

Ultra Japan 2017 - Main Stage

Line-up

Armin Van Buuren -  Oliver Heldens -  Afrojack -  Sebastian Ingrosso - Axwell -Nina Kraviz -  Sven Väth -  Dj Snake  - Nicky Romero -  Eats Everything -  Galantis -  Jackmaster -  Nicole Moudaber -  Tchami - Zedd -  Steve Angello -Nastia -  John Digweed -  Carl Craig -  Butch - Malaa  - JONAS BLUE -  Popof -  Goldfish -  Cash Cash -  Raiden -  Double Pleasure -  TV Noise -  Justin Oh   Ksuke -  Goldfish & Blink -  Ken Ishii -  DJ Mykris -  Sophie Francis  - Cyberjapan Dancers -  Tora  - Takkyu Ishino -  Los De La Vega  - Mitomi Tokoto -  DJ Sodeyama  - Tom Taus - Avadox -  Drunken Kong -  Ren Yokoi 

FESTIVAL LINKS

URL EVENT: http://www.ultrajapan.com/

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/UltraJapanOfficial

YOUTUBE PROMOTER CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/umftv

6. BPM Portugal - Electronic in paradise beaches

 Dates: 20/09/2018 to 23/09/2018 - Location: Faro, Portugal 

The BPM Festival: Portugal is a four-day, four-night electronic music festival held in several venues in Portimão and Lagoa every September.

BPM, which comes from 'Bartenders, Promoters, Musicians', was conceived as a meeting point for industry professionals. It has been growing for the past eleven years and has become a worldwide gathering of DJs, producers and fans; a party that can not be missed by music fans with an exquisite taste for quality dance music.

It has an enviable poster full of the best international artists of house and techno, welcoming well-known record labels, promoters and groups of clubs to host parties during the day and night.

The new location in Portugal will see the BPM Festival establish itself in its new home in the sands of Praia da Rocha, a popular tourist destination full of bars, restaurants and clubs that will host parties during the four days of the festival.

BPM Portugal - Beach Party

Line-up 

Jamie Jones -  Loco Dice -  Chris Liebing -  Seth Troxler -  Richie Hawtin - The Martinez Brothers -  Nicole Moudaber -  Nic Fanciulli -  Art Department -  Apollonia -  Paco Osuna -  Nastia -  Luciano -  Alan Fitzpatrick -  Leon -  Matthias Tanzmann -  Carl Craig -  Marco Carola - Technasia -  Andrea Oliva   Waff -  Carlo Lio -  Guti -  Peggy Gou - Franky Rizardo -  Hector -  Dennis -  Lee Burridge -  Julian Jeweil - Davide Squillace -  Josh Wink -  Popof -  Mark Knight  - Nick Curly - Sammy -  Randall -  Joey Daniel  - DJ Jean -  Cuartero -  Darius -Syrossian -  Stacey Pullen -  Lauren Lane -  DJ CRUZ -  Fabio Florido - Barac   Luigi Madonna -  Caleb Calloway - Oxia -  Nathan Barato -  Uner - DJ Boris -   Egbert -  Danny Tenaglia -  Francisco Allendes -  Dj Anna  

FESTIVAL LINKS

URL EVENT: http://thebpmfestival.com/

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/thebpmfestival

YOUTUBE EVENT CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/user/thebpmfestival

7. Life is Beautiful - Enjoy yours

Dates: 21/09/2018 to 23/09/2018 - Location: Las Vegas, United States

Life is Beautiful is a festival held annually in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. From the moment the gates open, the Life Is Beautiful festival is a celebration, uniting people who love music, art, food and ideas. And when you put that many like-minded individuals together in the streets of Downtown Las Vegas, there’s a surge of electricity that courses through the city: positivity prevails, culture and creativity thrive, and transformation occurs. Experience the stages, dance to the music, hear stories, try the food, hug a new friend, explore the art and meet people who will change your life. These are the best days of our lives.

Life is Beautiful 2017 - Main stage

Line-up

Dj Snake -  Sam Feldt -  Galantis -  DVBBS -  What So Not -  Odesza -  RL Grime -  Gramatik -  Alison Wonderland -  Orange -  Party Favor - Cashmere Cat -  3lau -  Justice -  Bastille -  Lane 8 -  CHVRCHES -  Sofi Tukker -  Flight Facilities -  Sly -  Elderbrook -  Graves -  Robert Delong - Chet Porter -  The Presets -  Elohim -  Arcade Fire  

FESTIVAL LINKS

URL EVENT: http://lifeisbeautiful.com/

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/LifeIsBeautifulFest

8. Electric Picnic - IT'S MORE THAN JUST A MUSIC FESTIVAL

Dates: 31/08/2018 to 02/09/2018 - Location: Limerick, Ireland

Electric Picnic is an annual arts-and-music festival which has been staged since 2004 at Stradbally Hall in Stradbally, County Laois, Ireland. The Picnic has been described as "Ireland's version of Glastonbury" and "a great inspiration to Latitude"

Art : Explore a world of art and creation at Electric Picnic. Throughout the arena you will find sculptures and art work hidden in every nook and cranny. Comedy Tent: Prepare yourself for a belly full of laughs as we provide you with some of the best established and up-and-coming comedians from around Ireland.

Greencrafts: The Greencrafts village is a brilliant place to spend a while changing gear and making something beautiful to take home. Global Green: On the edge of the Picnic you will discover the Global Green, the conscious heartbeat of Electric Picnic. It connects people to one another and creates a vision of possibilities, with engaging conversations, uplifting performances and food for the soul.

Mindfield: The Mindfield spoken word arena boasts a stimulating spark-filled programme designed to entertain, inform and inflame. Set among the ancient trees on the lawns of Stradbally Hall you'll find an oasis of literary readings, political debate, performance poetry, science experiments, inspiring talks, news quizzes, public conversations and much more.  The Mindfield Arena invites us to fill our brains with new thoughts, ideas and experiences that we hope will engage and help inspire us to all be change makers. Theatre of Food: Located in the Mindfield arena of Electric Picnic, the Theatre of Food features a line-up of chefs, writers, thinkers, artisans, brewers, bakers, and food heroes. 

Fossett's Circus : You will be transported into a world where aerialists defy death, jugglers defy gravity, acrobats defy description and the clowns simply defy everyone.

Electric Picnic - Lake Recreation

Line-up

Nina Kraviz - Peggy Gou - Nero - Bones - Mount Kimbie -  Emperor  -   Jerome -CHVRCHES - Raye - Massive Attack - Youngr - Dj Falcon - Alexis Taylor -  Friendly Fires - Ryan Vail - Daithí

FESTIVAL LINKS

URL EVENT: http://electricpicnic.ie/

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/Electricpicnic

YOUTUBE EVENT CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/user/ElectricPicnicFest

9. Made in America – This Is America

Dates: 01/09/2018 to 02/09/2018 - Location: Philadelphia, United States

Made in America Festival is an annual music festival held in Philadelphia and formerly simultaneously held in Los Angeles. Produced by Live Nation, the event features several stages that continuously host live music from a wide range of genres including hip-hop, rock, pop, R&B, and EDM.

Made in America Festival was founded in 2012 by American rapper, record producer and business mogul Jay-Z, as a way to bring together music and culture. The inaugural event was held on September 1–2, 2012 on Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. It grossed $5 million in ticket sales and attracted nearly 80,000 people

Made In America Philadelphia 2017 - Main Stage

Line-Up

Tchami - Zedd - Diplo - Orange - Louis The Child - Cashmere Cat - Snakehips - Tokimonsta - Anna Lunoe - Jai Wolf - Post Malone - Orion - JB - Louis Futon - Hobo - Elohim - WRLD    

FESTIVAL LINKS

URL EVENT: http://www.madeinamericafest.com

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/MadeInAmericaFest

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