25 days and counting til NYE 2012… A few shows are sold out already and many are getting close. Here’s your full rundown (so far!) of who’s playing where in North America to welcome in the New Year -
White Wonderland (Dec 31 – Jan 1) : Two – Day all white winter wonderland themed festival takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center in SoCal.
- Lineup : Kaskade, Steve Angello, Benny Benassi, Dada Life, AN21 & Max Vangeli, Thomas Gold, Paul van Dyk
Lights All Night (Dec 30 – Dec 31) : Two Night NYE Dance Festival at the Dallas Convention Center.
- Lineup : Tiesto, Laidback Luke, Benny Benassi, Dada Life, Diplo, Wolfgang Gartner, Pendulum, Porter Robinson
OMFG NYE 2012 : NYE Celebration taking place at the Sports Arena in San Diego, CA.
- Lineup : Fedde le Grand, Porter Robinson, Hardwell, Madeon, Bart B More, R3hab!
New York City
Laidback Luke @ Pacha
Deadmau5 @ Pier 36
Avicii @ Pier 94
Nero @ Webster Hall (after hours)
Steve Angello @ XS
Kaskade @ Marquee (after White Wonderland)
LMFAO @ Haze
Paul Oakenfold @ Rain
Will.i.Am @ Surrender
Nadia Ali @ Krave at Planet Hollywood
Dirty South @ Mansion
Sebastian Ingrosso @ LIV
Afrojack @ Wet Poolside Lounge at the W Hotel
Alesso @ Wall at the W Hotel
Axwell @ Fontainebleau Poolside
Benny Benassi @ Yost Theater in Orange County / The Shrine in LA
Hardwell @ Playhouse … LA (after OMFG NYE 2012)
Morgan Page @ Fur Nightclub… DC
Louie DeVito @ The Junkyard in Nashua, NH
“Electric Daisy Week” begins in Vegas on Monday. More than 250,000 are expected to file into the Las Vegas Motor Speedway next weekend. There will be fireworks, carnival rides, and lots and lots of music – 6 stages / over 100 DJ’s.
And now with only 6 days til gates open – we have a full lineup. They’ve filled in all the TBA’s, moved around a a few sets and we are good to go. Above and Beyond, Benny Benassi, The Bingo Players, Eddie Halliwell & Autoerotique have officially been added. Above & Beyond and Benny Benassi will play Kinetic Field (Main Stage).
Electric Area’s coverage beings Friday night at 11P ET. Should be an amazing weekend.
We already knew the headliners… Tiesto / David Guetta / Armin van Buuren. Now we are slowly learning the supporting cast… Here’s what we know so far :
FRI highlights – Tiesto, Carl Cox, Benny Benassi, Martin Solveig, Rusko, Crookers
SAT highlights – David Guetta, Above & Beyond, Sander van Doorn, Ferry Corsten, ATB, Skrillex
SUN highlights – Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Calvin Harris, Diplo, Gabriel & Dresden
Electric Zoo… now in it’s 3rd year… has expanded to a full 3 day event for 2011 – coming to Randall’s Island September 2 – September 4. Tix are onsale now.
CLUB LIFE :
Dada Life @ Pacha in NYC (FRI)
Benny Benassi @ Marquee / Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas (FRI)
EDX / Paul Harris of Dirty Vegas at Rain / Palms Hotel in Las Vegas (SAT)
Steve Angello @ Marquee / Cosmpolitan in Las Vegas (SAT)
Yolanda be Cool @ Surrender / Encore in Las Vegas (SAT)
Wolfgang Gartner @ Pacha in NYC (SAT)
Dada Life @ Mansion in Miami (SAT)
Benny Benassi @ Music Box in LA (SAT)
Just 55 days until Ultra Fest 2011 kicks off in Miami . . .