Are You Ready To Find GOLD At Goldrush??

Ever wondered about the Electronic Dance Music rave scene in Arizona? Check out Goldrush (a festival created by Relentless Beats events) and wear some fitting attire to this Western-themed festival that matches the dry climate surrounding it.  This year, Goldrush welcomes headlining artists Acraze b2b Noizu; AC Slater; Audien; Blossom; Deathpact; Halogenix; Heyz; Hvdes; Inzo…

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Inside view of the EDC Las Vegas venue for 2024.

EDC Las Vegas 2024 And It’s Growth!

One of the biggest West Coast festivals for electronic dance music, the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), was hosted for three days on the racetrack of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on May 17-19th, 2024. EDC and other reputable festivals, Beyond Wonderland, HARD Summer, and more, were founded by Pasquale Rotella under the promoter name Insomniac.…

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Beyond Wonderland is Here

Southern California is starting 2024’s season at the NOS center with its infamous festival, Beyond Wonderland, an 18+ EDM-focused Alice in Wonderland festival. GA and GA+ are sold out for both days, but there are still available VIP tickets which are highly worth the purchase. An upgrade from a GA ticket to a VIP is…

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Decadence Arizona is a Dec-a-Dance

Holy moly. Celebrating the new year at Decadence Arizona left me speechless. The lineup on day one had just about every artist I stream day-to-day in the car, at the gym, etc., so I was jumping and dancing every hour of the night on day one. Covering this festival pleasantly fell into my lap as…

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My Second Rave Anniversary: America’s Outlook

Audiotistic is a music festival that originated in the 90s in Southern California. It became so popular that it added a second location in the South Bay Area at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountainview, California. The festival was welcomed by ravers who grew up in the underground rave scene of San Francisco, California, and hip-hop…

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Beyond Wonderland SoCal 2024

Beyond Wonderland SoCal 2024 is one that I feel gets the festival season started year after year. The positive vibes I felt during the 2022 Beyond truly felt so energetic and full of life since, during the winter, the festivals slowed down in their production besides the vast array of NYE festivals that ravers choose…

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Apocalypse: One Apocalyptic Weekend!

With the 2023 festival season approaching its final stretch, Insomniac hosted quite the fall festival in Southern California over the Thanksgiving weekend. Apocalypse Zombieland is the new baby of the festival brand Insomniac, leading ravers from all over the United States to give it a shot at its first year as a festival. Beginning on…

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Decadent Decadence Arizona!

As a young writer here at The Festival Voice, my second rave anniversary just passed, and I am so happy to see my journey this far within the rave scene. It has been wonderful to run into DJs walking on the sidewalk like John Summit when I saw him live at Fresh Start NYE 2022…

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Apocalypse Zombieland is this Friday!

This upcoming Friday will be day one of Apocalypse Zombieland 2023 at The Queen Mary Waterfront in Long Beach, CA. Some critical information for parking lots and shuttles will be attached below so you have comfort getting to and from the festival. I know that writing this article right now is helping me plan accordingly…

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ESCAPE Halloween 2023 Review

Spooky adventure-seeking and EDM-loving folks (along with Three 6 Mafia) spent their weekend partying here in SoCal at the NOS center in San Bernadino for Escape Halloween 2023. This being my first time seeing the Insomniac famous Escape festival, I attest that it was an enjoyable time for various reasons. Insomniac produced a well-organized and…

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It’s An Apocalypse!

Didn’t make it to Bass Canyon or Lost Lands this year? Southern California is hosting a festival similar to those two this November post-Thanksgiving on the 24th and 25th of November. Hosting its first-ever Zombieland-themed event, Insomniac brings to you Apocalypse: Zombie Land. Headliners Diesel, Excision (with two sets), Sullivan King, Wooli, Zomboy, and many…

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TFV Presents: Our ESCAPE 2023 Playlist!

It is with an eager preface that our team has developed a playlist of some of the top songs from each artist one has the potential to see for the festival taking over the SoCal Halloween weekend: Escape Halloween 2023. This being the 30th year since Insomniac originated, the crew behind the name has ensured…

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Purple Disco Machine and Guests

Tino Piontek, aka Purple Disco Machine, is one name within EDM that has been up to some big things. They have created a mainstream song known as the song “Hypnotized” with Sophie And The Giants. Recently, the opportunity for SoCal to see Purple Disco Machine with guests Chromeo, Duck Sauce, and Kinjo was on Sunday,…

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Why I Rave: America’s Perspective

Hi! My name is America Maples, and I am currently a California living and 2-year raving communication student studying at California State University of Fullerton. I was hired as an intern for The Festival Voice this past week and I figured the best way to put myself out there for you readers is to write…

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