Gearing Up for an Ezoo Filled Weekend with Nicky Romero

Dutch superstar in the making, Nicky Romero, has DJ'd his way to the some of highest places in the EDM realm, breaking out with the viral hit "Toulouse," developing close knit associations with some of the biggest names of the moment from Avicii to Rihanna, & is set to rock the house at the main stage at the mega fest Electric Zoo, Friday, August 29th. We recently caught up with Nicky to talk about his process as a producer/DJ, playing drums at a young age, Chris Martin, as well as what the future has in store for him.

Weekend Pick: EDM Playground at Prime

Boston’s weekly EDM Playground is happening again this Friday night! You won’t want to miss it since there is only one more EDM Playground happening before the summer ends!

Prime is located in the heart of downtown Boston, and since it’s renovations it has become one of Boston’s best weekend party spots. If you’re looking for a good time, Prime has a three story mega club club with a vodka bar, fine wines, beer, liquor, two large dance floors, and more.

With some of the hottest DJs and Producers gracing the stage at Prime, these last few weeks will be more exciting than ever at EDM Playground!

What: EDM Playground at Prime

When: Friday, August 29th, 10pm

Where: Prime, 295 Franklin St., Boston, MA

Weekend Pick: Knife Party at Royale

If you’re ready to hear some great EDM and you’re in Boston, then you will want to check out Knife Party this Thursday at Royale!

Knife Party is an Australian EDM duo, including Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen. They have been performing together since 2002, but really broke into the music world in 2011, with their EP ‘100% No Modern Talking.’ Now known as one of my best upcoming artists, Knife Party is working on their next album that will be release later this year.

Weekend Pick: Trillectro Music Festival at RFK Stadium Festival Grounds

The party of your life is officially happening this Saturday in DC; so if you don’t live in DC, but you’re living somewhat close to the area then make sure you make the trip to the Trillectro Music Festival because this is one event you won't want to miss!

It happens every year, but the Trillectro Music Festival is the premier hip hop and electronic music experience that hosts popular artist and emerging new talent. Literally, the best of both worlds, hip hop and EDM, and it has been described as gold grills meets glowsticks!

Weekend Pick: Hometown Heroes Vol. 2 with Alex Peace

Come out for Chicago’s own home-grown talent this Friday with the second Hometown Heroes set at Castle Chicago. Three Chi-Town natives will be claiming the stage, including Swerv and Legend Mode, who will shake your bones with their techno and trap beats, as well as the local legend Alex Peace who has been a force of nature in the Chicago house scene for nearly twenty years.

Castle is the aptly-named sprawling megaclub with five floors and over 60,000 square feet of dancing, music, drinks, and killer sound quality. There’s nowhere better to see these passionate performers play hours of music and get you revved up to party.

What: Hometown Heroes V2 at Castle Chicago

When: Friday, August 22nd, 10pm

Where: Castle Chicago, 632 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL

Life In Color Announces Miami Festival Extension While Hosting International Champions Cup EDM Half-Time Show at Sun Life Stadium

On August 4th, 2014 the premier production company, Life in Color, elevated electronic music to a new level by engineering an explosive half-time show during the Guinness International Champions Cup at Sun Life Stadium. Reaching a nationwide audience of millions, Life in Color is the first company of its kind to have hosted a televised half-time show of this caliber. The half-time exposition featured an illuminating performance by none other than Dutch DJ Martin Garrix, whose commercial hit “Animals” topped the charts in countries all over the world.

Pioneer DJ & DJ Times Presents: America's Best DJ

This three month long "America's Best DJ"competition needs you! Music fans are being asked to vote on their favorite DJ from a list of 100 nominees (as selected by the editors of DJ Times magazine). Vote here! By voting, your favorite DJ will come closer to winning AND you’ll have the chance to win awesome prizes from Pioneer DJ, DJ Times and additional sponsors G-Shock and Las Vegas’ Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub.

Weekend Pick: 12th Planet and Paper Diamond at Elektricity

This Friday, Elektricity Nightclub will hook you up with two amazing DJs for a night of non-stop dancing and partying. Paper Diamond and 12th Planet will be taking the stage to give you an unforgettable night.

Paper Diamond cut his teeth as a bassist and a producer, and he brings that vast technical knowledge to his DJing. His talents will be joined by the legendary 12th Planet. 12th Planet is a homegrown US talent with a European knack for innovative, boundary-pushing, exciting EDM. He’s worked with Skrillex, Datsik, and Plastician, and SPIN dubbed him the “King of Dubstep.” If you haven’t gotten a chance to see this legend in the flesh, make the trip to Elektricity for what is sure to be an unforgettable show.

What: 12th Planet and Paper Diamond at Elektricity

When: Friday, August 15th, 9:30pm

Where: Elektricity Nightclub, 15 S Saginaw St., Pontiac, MI

Weekend Pick: Bart B More at Castle Chicago

Bart B More is returning to Chicago’s own Castle for another night of innovative beats and masterful techno that will keep you dancing until dawn.

Castle Chicago is one of the most exciting clubs in the city, with three floors of music, plenty of room to dance or to treat yourself to bottle service, and even tasty food and pool tables for a more relaxed evening. But nobody’s going to be relaxing this Saturday, because the genre-bending Dutch DJ Bart B More will keep you on your toes until five o’clock Sunday morning. Turn down for what?

What: Bart B More at Castle Chicago

When: Saturday, August 16th, 10pm

Where: Castle Chicago, 632 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL

Weekend Pick: Feed Me at House of Blues

London DJ and producer, Feed Me, is continuing his North American Psychedelic Journey tour with a stop in Boston at House of Blues! Trust us, if you’re around Thursday night, you won’t want to miss this exciting performance!

Feed Me stepped onto the EDM scene back in 2008 and has been a notable figure ever since. Known for his high energy performances, you can expect Feed Me to have something new and exciting at every stop of his Psychedelic Journey tour.

This stop in Boston, will be one of Feed Me’s final stops on the east coast before moving west. So, if you love to dance and love trance music, then you will want cancel all plans Thursday night and be at House of Blues in Boston!