Dubstep has always been a premier genre in electronic dance music. With an ever-growing and more diverse community, dubstep festivals have been increasingly popular. Here are the five best festivals to headbangers at.
EDC Las Vegas
Electric Daisy Carnival, or EDC for short, is the granddaddy of all electronic music festivals. This festival will be celebrated on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway from May 20-22 this year. Dubstep DJs such as Virtual Riot, Kai Waichi and Marauda will perform at the festival’s Basspod stage. If listening to heavy bass is tiresome, do not worry. EDC Las Vegas showcases the best stages for of all existing electronic genres. For instance, the festival has stages for trap, house, future bass and techno. For tickets, camping and hotel deals, visit EDC’s website for more info.
Sunset Music Festival
Sunset Music Festival is South Florida’s premier bass music festival. The festival takes place behind Raymond James Stadium in Tampa from May 27-29. Bass music artists such as Monxx, Shiverz and Borgore will be performing. Sunset Music Festival will hold up to four stages this year. For example, the Eclipse stage, will showcase the best artists in bass music. For hotel bookings and admission, head over to the festival’s website.
The 10th annual Electric Forest will excite nature lovers and bass enthusiasts of all kinds. The festival takes place at the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, Michigan from June 23-26. Electronic fans will experience the sights of exotic set designs accompanied by pulse-pounding bass. Dubstep artists such as 12th Planet, Liquid Stranger and Moore Kismet will be highlighting the resort grounds this summer. For more information, visit the festival website here.
Dancefestopia is a go-to festival for Midwest ravers. The festival takes place from September 6-11 in Kansas City, Missouri. Dubstep artists such as Barely Alive, Sullivan King, Aweminus and He$h will be performing on stage. More information can be cited on the festival’s website.
This festival is a non-negotiable for headbangers. Bass Canyon will take place from August 22-26 at the Gorge in George, WA. The lineup has yet to be announced, but it will feature sets from bass titan and event organizer Excision. For details on camping and general admission, head over to Bass Canyon’s website.