Electronic Music Concerts to Look Forward to in 2021

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With the world slowly returning to some sense of normalcy, we can finally start looking forward to some of the biggest electronic music concerts of the year.


The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of countless concerts and music festivals, leaving many music fans feeling disappointed and disheartened. However, there is some good news on the horizon: many electronic music concerts are already being planned for 2021. So if you’re a fan of electronic music, here are some concerts to look forward to next year.

One of the most highly anticipated electronic music events of 2021 is Ultra Music Festival, which is set to take place in Miami from March 26-28. The festival will feature performances from some of the biggest names in the electronic music scene, including David Guetta, Tiësto, and Armin van Buuren.

Another can’t-miss event on the electronic music calendar is Tomorrowland, which is set to take place in Belgium from July 16-18. Tomorrowland is one of the largest and most popular electronic music festivals in the world, and it always features an amazing lineup of DJs and producers. Next year’s lineup has not been announced yet, but you can be sure that it will be packed with big names.

If you’re looking for a more intimate experience, check out Time Warp US, which is set to take place in New York City on April 17. Time Warp US is a smaller event than Ultra or Tomorrowland, but it still features a stellar lineup of DJs, including Carl Cox, Maceo Plex, and Richie Hawtin. This year’s event will also feature live performances from Moderat and Agoria.

Upcoming Concerts

The year 2020 might have been a wash for many music festivals and concerts. However, there are already plenty of exciting electronic music concerts to look forward to in 2021. Here are some of the most highly-anticipated electronic music concerts of the year.


1. Skrillex
-When: May 15
-Where: Los Angeles, California
-Price: $99.50 GA ticket + fees
-Skrillex, real name Sonny John Moore, is an American record producer and DJ who first gained recognition in the late 2000s for his work with the dubstep group From First to Last. He released his debut solo EP, My Name Is Skrillex, in 2010 and has since released four solo albums and five EPs. His latest album, Recess, was released in 2014.


One of the most popular electronic music artists in the world, Marshmello is known for his high-energy live shows. He’ll be touring the US and Canada in 2021, with stops in Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, and more.

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer and songwriter. He is known for his singles “We Found Love”, “This Is What You Came For” and “Feels”. His debut studio album, I Created Disco, was released in 2007 and contained the top-ten singles “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls”. His second studio album, Ready for the Weekend, was released in 2009 and debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart. It spawned the hit singles “I’m Not Alone”, “Ready for the Weekend” and “Flashback”.

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers are an American electronic music duo consisting of Alexander “Alex” Pall and Andrew “Drew” Taggart. They started out by releasing remixes of songs by indie artists. The duo achieved a breakthrough with their 2014 song “#Selfie”, which went viral on YouTube, reaching number 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 2016, they won a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for “Don’t Let Me Down”. Their second album, Memories…Do Not Open, was released in 2017 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. It was followed by two more number-one singles, “Something Just Like This” and “Closer”.


On May 15, world-renowned DJ and music producer Tiësto will be embarking on a North American tour in support of his forthcoming album, The London Sessions. The tour will kick off in Boston, Massachusetts and make stops in major cities like New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and more. Tickets are available now through Tiësto’s website.


Edmund Clark, better known as Diplo, is an American DJ, record producer, and rapper. He is best known for his work with Major Lazer, a dancehall project he launched with producers Jillionaire and Walshy Fire in 2009. He has also produced tracks for Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Madonna, MIA, No Doubt, Snoop Dogg, Britney Spears, and Usher. In 2014, he founded his own label called Mad Decent.

Diplo will be touring in support of his latest album, Higher Ground, which was released in October 2020. The tour will kick off on February 6th in Honolulu and will make stops in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Europe before wrapping up on May 8th in Amsterdam.

Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki is a world-renowned DJ and producer known for his high-energy live shows. He’ll be touring the US this year, with stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, and more.


While the electronic music concert landscape looks a little different in 2021 than it has in years past, there are still plenty of great shows to look forward to. From warehouse parties to drive-in raves, there’s something for everyone. So get your tickets early and get ready to dance the night away at one of these great events.

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