A list of the best electronic music concerts of the year.
Best Electronic Music Concerts of 2015
The best electronic music concerts of 2015 were a mix of old favorites and new artists. From Skrillex to Deadmau5, there was something for everyone. The best part about these concerts was the energy. The artists brought the crowd to life and got them moving.
Ultra Music Festival
The Ultra Music Festival is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that takes place in March in the city of Miami, Florida. The festival was founded in 1999 by Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes and is produced by the company Ultra Music. The festival features performances by leading electronic music artists, as well as laser shows, pyrotechnics, and other special effects.
Every year, electronic music fans from all over the world descend on Boom, Belgium for Tomorrowland, one of the biggest and best music festivals in the world. This year’s festival featured over 400 DJs and live performers, making it one of the most diverse and exciting lineup in recent memory. With so much to see and do, it’s no wonder that Tomorrowland is considered one of the best electronic music festivals in the world.
Electric Daisy Carnival
The Electric Daisy Carnival, commonly known as EDC, is an electronic dance music and art festival presented by Insomniac Events since 1997. The annual three-day event is one of the largest music festivals in North America.
Held in Las Vegas, Nevada during the second weekend of June, the festival features large-scale electronic music performances along with interactive art installations, carnival rides and actors dressed in costumes. The festival’s signature large-scale stage productions include pyrotechnics, lasers and fireworks.
Past headliners have included Tiesto, Skrillex, Calvin Harris and Avicii.
Best Electronic Music Festivals of 2015
Here are our picks for the best electronic music festivals of 2015! We’ve got a mix of big names and hidden gems, so there’s sure to be something for everyone.
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual three-day music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, United States. The event features many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip hop and electronic dance music, as well as art installations and sculptures.
Lollapalooza is an annual American music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock and hip hop bands, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths. It has also provided a platform for non-profit and political groups. Lollapalooza has featured a diverse range of bands and has helped expose and popularize alternative rock, hip hop and punk rock by directly impacting the development of an entire generation of young music lovers.
Bonnaroo is an annual four-day music festival created and produced by Superfly Productions and AC Entertainment. The festival is held on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee. Bonnaroo is known for its diverse lineup of musical genres including indie rock, world music, hip hop, jazz, Americana, bluegrass, country music, folk, gospel, blues, soul, and electronic dance music (EDM). Bonnaroo was first held in 2002 and has been held every June since. The 2015 Bonnaroo took place from June 11 to June 14.
Some of the notable headlining acts for Bonnaroo 2015 included Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar, Deadmau5, Florence + The Machine, Bassnectar, My Morning Jacket, and Annette Peacock.