Summer is coming! Who’s ready?
For many of us, it’s the best season of the year; sun, friends, vacation, parties, pools, drinks… It seems that we were just born to enjoy the summer.
The truth is that by midyear it feels necessary to take a break from life.
After all the effort so far, you deserve to forget about the job, the studies, and daily chores at least for a couple of days.
Thirsty for an unforgettable summer?
Even though summer is awesome on its own, it’s normal and common to find ourselves looking for something that enhances and makes it unique.
But, what could it be? There’re so many options for a bikini and flip flops outfit.
Nevertheless, it looks like this year your body and soul are asking for more than a road trip to the ocean with friends.
So if you’re pumped for feeling the adrenaline running at high speed through your body, hours of dancing to the beat of your favorite DJs, making new friends from all over the world, and simply for living the best summer of your life in the US, a festival with friends is all you need.
So let’s take a look at the most famous rave festivals during summer in the US.
- Electric Forest
An eight-day, two-weekend deep into a forest festival? That’s insane!
Rothbury, Michigan is the home of this fabulous and massive event held every year during Mid/End-June.
Imagine a journey to the middle of the forest, with neon painted trees surrounding you and your friends, as well as dancing to the rhythm of famous DJs, and camping in a spooky venue.
You better stop creating it in your mind and start living the mind-blowing Electric Forest experience!
The event, originally known as Rothbury Festival, debuted for the first time in 2008, from July 3 to 6, with the presentations of rock and jams bands, including Snoop Dogg, The Black Keys, Sage Francis, Diplo, and more.
The festival wasn’t held in 2010, but returned the following year and hasn’t stopped again; nowadays the electronic and jam genres lead the event which is co-produced by Insomniac Events and Madison House.
The combination of an amazing lineup, the friendly worldwide goers, as the forest itself with blacklights and psychedelic decoration, create some of the most stunning scenarios when it comes to festivals.
So, it’s not surprising that “The Forest” is the favorite of many … let it charms you too!
Plan well in advance with your friends and make the coming summer the best of your lives.
- Electric Zoo
A festival that will not disappoint ravers in the US? Electric Zoo!
Stop looking how to celebrate Labor Day Weekend and run to get your tickets to this grandiose event.
The festival takes place in East Manhattan, Randall’s Island Park, an open venue in the heart of New York City, where several stages with epic EDM performances from outstanding DJs please every assistant.
Since its beginnings, in 2009 the Electric Zoo has speedily increased its popularity, to finally in 2011, expand into a 3-day festival that every year breaks its record number of people in attendance.
David Guetta, Steve Aoki, Afrojack, Tiësto, Calvin Harris, Vice, and Avicii, are just a few names that have given life to the festival so far.
What to expect? Huge stages, the PLUR credo to the fullest, a spectacular environment bordered by the East River, and obviously, legendary DJs from all over the world covering practically every genre of electronic music.
Don’t think it twice and book your flights to New York because the Electric Zoo will give you a summer to remember.
- Paradiso Festival
First days of summer are here and a wonderful plan is spending them at the Paradiso Festival.
Every year, since 2012, The Gorge Amphitheatre on the Columbia River, in Quincy, Washington welcomes thousands of people looking to enjoy the best EDM shows.
Known as “The largest Electronic Dance Music event ever staged in the Pacific Northwest”
What is it left to say?
The 2-Day festival provides a different experience than the rest, with one of the biggest headlining shows when talking about electronic genre.
The marvelous venue has offered performances from Tiësto, Cazzette, Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead, Kaskade, and innumerable national and international artists.
So what are you waiting for? As long as you haven’t been there, you won’t understand what it is all about.
- Burning Man
Looking for something that will likely blow your mind?
Burning Man is more than a music festival!
Every year by the end of August / early September, an extraordinary event changes every goer’s life for better.
The 7-day celebration takes place in the Black Rock City, Nevada; which is actually a “temporary city” built especially for the event.
The place is filled with music, art, self-sufficiency, and self-expression, where principles of peace, joy, love, and equality cover the atmosphere.
Definitely the main attraction and ritual of the event is the huge wooden temple of a man, where assistants left notes and pictures during the seven days, to finally be burnt for honoring the people who have died.
Between the artists that have been part of this fabulous event are Skrillex, Jack U, Major Lazer, Diplo and more.
Do yourself a favor and get your body and five senses to the coming Burning Man.
Punk rock, indie, alternative rock, electronic, rap, and more music genre at the same festival? Sure!
The downtown of Chicago has the honor of presenting the terrific Lollapalooza festival by the end of July / early August.
What makes it one of the most popular music festivals?
Despite the two days of hilarious music of different genres, the party offers several beautiful stages, an art market, lunatic activities, variety in food and drinks.
Are Lana Del Rey, Radiohead, Major Lazer, Pharrell Williams, DJ Snake, some of the artists you like? Well, all of them and more have made an unbelievable presentation the previous years.
So don’t lose the chance to make this summer a memorable one with a trip to Illinois and the boasting Lollapalooza.