Run The Trap’s Lollapalooza 2016 Guide

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  For the first year in the festival's existence, Lollapalooza is all set to take over Chicago's Grant Park for four days instead of the usual three. That means another day in the sun, another day of replacing meals with alcohol, another day of getting up too early just to stay up too late...and I could not be MORE EXCITED.  If you grew up in or near Chicago, … [Read more...]

[CONTEST] Win Tickets to North Coast Music Festival ft. Bassnectar, Odesza, Baauer + More!


North Coast Music Festival is referred to many Chicagoans as 'Summer's Last Stand.' Since its inception it has recruited a wide variety of genres for its exciting roster year after year. 2016 is no different. North Coast Music Festival 2016 boasts a lineup featuring heavy hitters like Bassnectar, Zedd, Odesza, Baauer and Brillz. That's just the electronic side of things. … [Read more...]

[CONTEST] : Win a VIP Package + Meet & Greet for Breakaway Music Festival ft. Chance The Rapper, Dillon Francis + More


Prime Social Group has teamed up with Peerless Management Group to ensure that Columbus, Ohio is the place to be August 26th and 27th. They have banded together to bring an eclectic lineup packed to the brim with some of the hottest acts in hip hop and EDM today. Their newest addition to the lineup is Chicago native breakout star - Chance The Rapper. Joining Chance The … [Read more...]

[CONTEST] Win Tix to Mad Decent Block Party Chicago 8/21 ft. Diplo, Oshi + More!

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It has been a few years since Diplo kicked off his Mad Decent Block Party. What started in 2008 with a rented tent on a Philadelphia street has evolved into a full fledged traveling music festival with different lineups at every stop. The Mad Decent Block Party tour 2016 is packed with talent and Chicago is no exception. In standard Mad Decent fashion, Diplo will be handling … [Read more...]

Something Wicked Releases Insane Lineup

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  Something Wicked isn't playing around this year.  In addition to headliners Diplo, Hardwell, Deorro, Carnage and Excision the two-night monster mash in Houston is also bringing out Ghastly, Herobust, Jauz, Keys N Krates, Marshmello, Slander, Nghtmre, Oshi and so much more.  Peep the full lineup below and snag your tickets here, this is one show that you don't want to … [Read more...]

Zeds Dead Reveal New Album ‘Northern Lights’ and Accompanying Tour


Zeds Dead just dropped a ton of new information that their fans are going to love. The duo announced that they will be releasing a new album titled Northern Lights via their label Deadbeats. Fans will also be excited that this album is set to feature the likes of Diplo, Pusha T, Elliphant, and Twin Shadow just to name a few. Some fans might have heard some of the songs on this … [Read more...]

Mamby On The Beach 2016 : A True Marriage Between Beats and Beaches

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Mamby On The Beach made quite a splash in 2015 by bringing a brand new beach-side music festival to Chicago once again. Could the 2016 edition of the festival keep the Mamby magic alive -or would it drown in a sophomore slump? Let me happily say - the magic of mamby is still very alive in the sands of Oakwood Beach. This fantastic 4th of July weekend at the beach made me … [Read more...]

[CONTEST] Win tix to Volleywood x Corona Electric Beach Chicago ft. Atrak on 7/16 (21+)

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The sun is shining and it's the middle of the hot Chicago summer - so how are you going to cool off? A beach day, of course! So what's better than a normal day in beautiful Chicago on the wonderful North Avenue Beach? Some great tunes. And I'm not just talking about your friend bringing his waterproof iHome that he brags about so much. How about being able to check out A - … [Read more...]