Edm Festivals 2023 USA
Electronic dance music has grown into one of the most influential and beloved genres in contemporary music, transcending from basement clubs to iconic festival stages around the world. It has inspired generations of musicians alike.
No matter if you’re into EDM, hip-hop, jazz or rock music, there are some amazing festivals happening this year in the US that you shouldn’t miss. Here are a few of our top picks.
Each summer, music fans from around the globe flock to Chicago’s Grant Park for Lollapalooza – one of the world’s most beloved festivals. This annual event boasts top performers, immersive art attractions, festival camping options, day club and party experiences galore, plus an unbeatable atmosphere that cannot be topped.
On the 2022 edition of Rock in Rio, headline performances included Metallica, Green Day, Dua Lipa, J. Cole, Machine Gun Kelly, Doja Cat, Lil Baby and Kygo. Other acts on the lineup included Jane’s Addiction, Glass Animals Billy Strings Big Sean Zhu 100 Gecs Still Woozy Ashnikko BLXST Black Coffee GLXST Turnstile Kaskade Kaskade Rezz Girl in Red Willow Royal Blood Cordae and more – plus there was plenty more from other notable acts at this year’s fest!
Are you a fan of electronic dance music? Look no further than this festival. With world-class DJs and live acts, this event promises to get everyone up on their feet dancing until dawn arrives!
Baltimore is renowned for its vibrant culture and hosts an array of events throughout the year. These include festivals and concerts, to name just two.
Moonrise is a beloved music festival that draws thousands of attendees each year to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Hosted by Insomniac Events, this two-day electronic dance music extravaganza takes place over two days at Pimlico Race Course and draws an enthusiastic crowd from Baltimore and beyond.
Moonrise features an impressive lineup of artists and DJs from dubstep, bass, house music and electronica. Notable names include Alison Wonderland, Kaskade, GRiZ and John Summit who will all perform at this exclusive event.
Tickets for Moonrise 2023 are on sale now and start at $165 plus taxes for Tier-one 2-Day GA admission, $215 plus taxes for Tier-one 2-Day GA+ admission, and $275 for Tier-one 2-Day VIP (18+). Pre-party and after-party tickets will also be available soon.
3. Desert Daze
Desert Daze is an exciting music festival located deep within the California desert that showcases an exciting lineup of electronic dance music (edm) artists. Over three days, guests are treated to one amazing live performance after another at this three-day event.
Desert Daze 2022 returns to the idyllic shores of Lake Perris in Riverside County, California from September 30 through October 2. This year’s lineup features headliner Iggy Pop (performing his only US show this year), Tame Impala performing their landmark second album “Lonerism” in its entirety and iconic Australian rockers King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard.
Desert Daze will also feature an array of art installations and screenings in addition to performances. Highlights include Tarik Barri’s Mad Alchemy Liquid Light Show and Slim Reaper’s Mysticism in the Music Industry.
4. III Points
III Points is a Miami-based dance and EDM festival not to be missed. Spread across six stages at Mana Wynwood Convention Center, III Points offers an immersive experience in music, art and technology.
III Points’ lineup offers an eclectic mix of artists that captures the energy of the city. Notable names in dance and electro music include LCD Soundsystem, Flume, Rosalia, Porter Robinson and more – perfect for any celebration!
This compilation includes some of the greatest reggaeton, R&B and hip-hop artists such as Busta Rhymes, Freddie Gibbs, Trick Daddy and Trina.
General admission tickets as well as VIP passes with premium seating and additional food/beverage options can usually be found. Prices for these tickets may vary, so make sure you inquire with the venue for more details.
5. HARD Summer
HARD Summer is one of the premier EDM festivals in America, hosting multiple outdoor stages each year to showcase top electronica and hip-hop acts.
This year’s festival is returning to Los Angeles for a two-day event at the LA Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park and BMO Stadium from August 5-6, 2023.
The lineup for this festival promises DJs from around the globe, as well as some special guest appearances by Kaskade, Skrillex, Four Tet and more.
In addition to the music, attendees can enjoy other festival highlights like food, drink and a record fair. There are also official afterparties held in prestigious locations around Los Angeles. Tickets for the festival can be purchased through its official website.
6. Outside Lands
Outside Lands has earned its place as one of the country’s top summer music festivals, drawing both established and up-and-coming acts alike. This year, Outside Lands returns to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for three days of performances featuring headliners Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters, Odesza and Lana Del Rey.
In addition to The 1975, Megan Thee Stallion, Zedd, Janelle Monae, Maggie Rogers and Fisher will perform at this year’s festival. J.I.D, Lil Yachty, Father John Misty, Cigarettes After Sex, Orville Peck and Willow will also be part of the line-up!
Beyond the music, Outside Lands boasts an impressive food and drink selection. There will be 85 restaurants, 40 wineries and 30 breweries offering dishes sure to please everyone in attendance.
7. Global Dance Festival
Global Dance Festival has been one of the premier dance music festivals in Colorado for decades and it’s returning to Empower Field at Mile High Stadium this summer with an incredible lineup. You’ll get to experience top acts like Above & Beyond, Excision, Adventure Club, Lane 8, Vintage Culture and more as part of this summer’s most exciting electronica lineup!
Experience two days of world-class entertainment at the Global Dance Festival this summer in Denver! Don’t miss your chance to witness trap music icons Baauer and RL Grime perform a rare back-to-back set!
Tickets for this event tend to sell out quickly, so plan to purchase in advance if you want to guarantee not missing out. General admission passes give you access to the festival grounds over one or two days, while VIP tickets offer expedited entry and access to Global VIP Village.
Audiotistic is a two-day festival that brings house music and hip-hop together. Hosted at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California since 2017, Audiotistic continues to attract thousands of attendees each year.
Audiotistic features a lineup of artists including Claptone, Alison Wonderland, Slander, Jauz and many more. DJ sets will also be performed by Diplo, Gryffin, Tchami, Svdden Death, Armnhmr and Kayzo.
Electronic dance music fans must attend this event. Hosted at iconic outdoor venues such as Shoreline Amphitheatre, it offers top-notch performances and an unforgettable immersive experience.
Wobbleland is one of North California’s premier bass music festivals, held each winter in San Francisco and featuring two stages with dubstep, rap and trap artists.
For the 2022 edition, fans are sure to be on their feet as many legends from the bass scene, such as 12th Planet, Blunts & Blondes and NGHTMRE take center stage. This promises to be an electrifying show!
The festival will also showcase some emerging artists and talent from the bass scene, guaranteeing to keep attendees engaged throughout the day.
Ultra is one of the world’s premier electronic music festivals. It brings together some of the biggest names in EDM to Miami, Florida for a three-day party featuring performances by hundreds of artists and numerous events.
Ultra always provides an enthralling lineup for music fans of all genres. The festival’s Phase 1 line-up already includes big names like Eric Prydz, Carl Cox, Hardwell, Kx5, and more – making this year’s festival even more spectacular than ever before!
The festival’s Phase 2 lineup is even more impressive, featuring headliners like Afrojack, Charlotte de Witte, David Guetta, Gareth Emery, M.I.A, Marshmello and Tiesto.
Swedish House Mafia will headline the festival, promising some spectacular fireworks and light shows to bring their signature sound to life for an unforgettable experience. If you’re eager to attend, tickets can be purchased here.