North Coast Phase 1 Is FIRE AF

If you haven’t been to North Coast before, you are missing out! Chicagoland’s premier electronic music event, North Coast Music Festival, has revealed a star-studded Phase 1 lineup for the event’s 14th installment! We are so excited to share this with you as this is one of my FAVORITE festivals! It takes place from Friday, August 30…

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Beyond Wonderland In The Windy City!

It’s going to be a journey down the Rabbit Hole as Insomniac brings their Beyond Wonderland to Chicago! I am especially hyped about this because the last time Insomniac brought a festival to Chicago, it was one of the BEST I have ever attended! EDC Chicago was LEGENDARY (see more about that experience HERE!!) and…

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Chicago’s New Year’s Eve is Radiant!

If you’re in the Midwest, you’ve got a wonderful treat for your New Year’s Eve! Radiance is bringing a killer lineup to the Lake County Fairgrounds this December 30th and 31st! Get ready for a radiant event that’s just about an hour outside downtown Chicago. Look at this lineup! For starters, we’ve got our favorite,…

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Coasties Glided Into North Coast

This past Labor Day Weekend, Ben and I had the opportunity to attend North Coast. This was Ben’s second North Coast but my third. We were psyched to be able to head back and join in on some of the fun! This year, we went with our friend Devlin, who was an awesome companion throughout…

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It’s Going To Be A Summer Smash!

Hip-hop fans in the Midwest- it’s going down in Chicagoland! Get ready to party at the SeatGeek Stadium this Friday, June 23rd to Sunday, June 25th for a three-day music event, Summer Smash! This is one of the largest independent music festivals in North America that brought in 90,000 total attendees last year. This included…

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Let’s Get Funky With The FunkBox!

Are you ready for the funk? If so, get ready for FunkBox from Nicky Roland! Nicky Roland comes from Chicago and he sure brought the funk with this one. If you’re into groovy types of music, this one is your thing! FunkMachine gets its name from the seminal drum machine that led so many people…

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The BEST Artists At Necropolis Music Fest

Chicago, are you ready for the next big Halloween Festival? We haven’t had one in the area in the past few years, and boy, are we ready! Recently, Auris Presents put on Heatwave and it was a blast! The same company is bringing us Necropolis and we’re ready to get spooky!  Okay, so these are…

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The Ups And Downs of Sacred Rose

All photos were taken by Daniel Moskovits. Recap by Daniel Karasek. The inaugural Sacred Rose festival brought together an insane lineup blending psychedelic, bluegrass, and jam grooves to the SeatGeek stadium complex. This event was birthed this year in Chicago and has many in the festival community abuzz with chatter, with tales of both woes…

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It’s North Coast Week!

Are you ready for North Coast? Well, get ready because we are going to party hard at NC! Savannah and I will be repping The Festival Voice this entire weekend.  First off, let’s talk logistics. Let’s start with how to get there! You can drive yourself but remember that you need a parking pass to…

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HAPPY ARC WEEK!!!

Happy ARC week! It’s time for us to shake the dust from the week, the month, the year (so far) and bask in the glory of Dance Music. Labor Day has always been a holiday celebrating our contribution to work. It is fitting that we will all be putting in “over-time” with our glutes and…

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Necropolis Is Chicago’s Newest Festival

Chicago Fam! We’re super excited to announce the newest Chicago festival, Necropolis! Auris Presents is bringing you their newest festival, and after the success of their last event, Heatwave, they wanted to bring the heat yet again for Necropolis Music Festival. They are also the team responsible for ARC Music Festival, happening this Labor Day. Northerly…

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The Schedule For North Coast Is HERE!!

The moment everyone has been waiting for is HERE! North Coast has just unveiled their schedule for the upcoming festival, taking place this Labor Day Weekend at the Seat Geek Stadium in Chicago. Are you ready for the fun? Check out their lineup! Let’s start with FRIDAY! There are some great names on this lineup…

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ARC Announces ARC After Dark

ARC recently delivered their full lineup and now, they’re at it again with their official ARC After Dark Parties! ARC Music Festival is also introducing some sick back-to-back sets that are going to blow your mind at their Labor Day Festival.  ARC is set to return to Chicago’s Union Park with a lineup that is…

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ARC Is Just Around The Corner!

September 2nd through the 4th, 2022, Chicago opens her arms to some of the top billed artists in house, techno, minimal and tech-house. For those who love the “untz” music, it’s imperative that we go to Detroit for Movement on Memorial Day weekend and now Arc on Labor Day weekend. Thanks to AURIS PRESENTS, the…

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North Coast Brings The FIRE and Takeovers!

Are you ready for the best end-of-summer bash? North Coast is coming up quickly and I’m here to share some of the awesome things to take part in at the festival! But before you start, check out the official North Coast Playlist on Spotify so you can begin vibing now! Toast Of The Coast DJ…

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Arc’s Second Iteration Is Back in Chicago!

Arc. This is the second iteration of the festival, but my first year attending. Let’s call the first year a fluke, as I was too surprised festivals were back to get the funds together to attend. That’s not to say it wouldn’t have been worth it and that I am any less psyched for this…

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Bring It On, North Coast!

Personally, I’ve never been to North Coast but I do frequent Chicago a lot. I enjoy going to a ton of shows in this area and I’m excited to be covering North Coast! The festival is coming up really fast- this Labor Day Weekend! The festival takes place at the Seatgeek Stadium, located in Chicago.…

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GET STOKED FOR SUMMER SMASH

WHEN: July 17-19 WHERE: Chicago, Illinois Get stoked for Summer Smash – Chicago’s largest independent hip-hop festival! Bringing in over 90,000 attendees. Buckle up for Summer Smash Summer Smash features a stacked hip hop line up featuring Post Malone, Wiz Khalifa, and Playboi Carti. There will be over 60 artists performing at Douglass Park and…

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Elephante Brings That Dopamine!

Do you guys remember last fall, when I got to chat with Elephante through Zoom? That was such a great experience! During the interview, he mentioned his Heavy Glow tour, which I actually got to check out! I was able to go check out the show and meet Elephante, aka Tim, IRL! This was really…

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It’s Going To Be A Heatwave In Chicago!

Chicago is bringing the HEAT! Get ready for Chicago’s newest festival, Heatwave! Auris Presents, Chicago’s leading force in live music events, has just today announced the debut festival. Heatwave will take over Chicago July 16 & 17 . Pop-art inspired the event and the plan is to bridge the gap between experiential art and globally…

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