Spring Awakening Music Festival Leaving Soldier Field; Expands to Jackson Park

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Spring Awakening Music Festival is all set to celebrate its fifth year. The young electronic music festival which has called Soldier Field its home for the last 4 years is in for a migration. Spring Awakening 2016 will call Jackson Park, site of the historic World's Fair' its home for the year. "Over the past year we've explored potential venues that have bigger footprints, … [Read more...]

Electric Forest Is Releasing Their Lineup In The Coolest Way Possible

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Electric Forest is known for bringing people from all walks of life together to jam out in the forest. Last year that vibe brought me all the way to the Forest from Montana where I proceeded to meet some amazing people (TEAM) and saw some great shows. They do some really cool and unique things there like have a library in the middle of the forest or the silent disco that I … [Read more...]

PREMIERE: Justin Bieber – Sorry (Exmag Bootleg) + Meet & Greet Contest

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By now, we have all witnessed Justin Bieber's career rise from the ashes thanks to  a handful of talented producers. But you've never heard The Biebs quite like this. The boys from Exmag just put their own sexy twist on Justin Bieber's "Sorry." The trio breathe a brand new feeling into the song with a combination of smooth synthesizers, a few extra drum hits and an … [Read more...]

Win 2 VIP Passes to Buku Music + Art Project

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We've teamed up with the good people at Buku again this year, giving you all the opportunity to win two VIP weekend passes to the New Orleans-based festival. With some of our favorite artists performing at this year's event from Louis the Child to NGHTMRE, Buku is set to have its' best year yet. Feast your eyes on the stacked lineup and enter below for your chance to win two … [Read more...]

Flosstradamus announces HDYFEST ft. Snails, Valentino Kahn, and Chill Harris

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It looks like Flosstradamus wanted to make sure everyone had plans for their 4/20 celebrations, and what better place to do it then Colorado? More specifically, at the legendary Red Rocks venue in Morrison. Flosstradamus officially announced the first ever HDYFEST, and invited their friends Snails, Valentino Kahn and Chill Harris (Formerly Kill Paris). If you have ever been … [Read more...]

CONTEST : Win Tix to see Keys N Krates in Chicago on 2/4

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Here at Run The Trap we love innovative acts, so you know Keys N Krates is going to be near the top of our list. The Canadian 3 piece 'trap' band' combines crisp productions, chopped up samples along with a drumkit, synthesizer, + a few turntablers and samplers to create a show unlike any other. Keys N Krates is currently on tour in celebration of their 'Midnite Mass' EP and … [Read more...]

Win VIP Tix + Wii Smash Bros Sesh With NGHTMRE at Shaky Beats

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I have always promised our readers big contests and this might our biggest one yet. By now you have seen the lineup for Shaky Beats Music Festival; the newest 3 day festival hitting Atlanta this May. It features acts such as Major Lazer, Marshmello, NGHTMRE, Odesza, Porter Robinson, Yellow Claw and many many more.  Many first year festivals have to deal with a bit of a … [Read more...]

CONTEST : Win a 4 Pack of Tickets + A Drink with Hoodboi Before His Set in Chicago on 1/22

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Living in Chicago, sometimes I think we're a bit spoiled with all the amazing music that comes through and all the great venues we get a chance to experience these acts at. Next week is no different when Hoodboi will be taking over Tunnel Nightclub on Friday, January 22nd. But we don't want to keep all the fun to ourselves, now do we? Hoodboi's prowess on the Jersey Club … [Read more...]