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REVIEW: DEFQON.1

LOCATION: Biddinghuizen, Netherlands PRICE: 120 EUR / $190 AUD   Defqon.1 is as an annual three day festival dedicated exclusively to the harder styles. The world’s largest hard dance festival features over 200 artists across 11 different stages and is known for being one of the craziest festival experiences on earth! Tickets start at 120…

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REVIEW: SUMMERBURST FESTIVAL

LOCATION: Stockholm, Sweden PRICE: 1295 SEK / $198 AUD   Summerburst is Sweden’s annual summer festival. Held in both Gothenburg and Stockholm, the two day festival features a wide range of electronic artists across three stages. Tickets start at just under $200 AUD for two day passes and while this festival is on the pricier…

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REVIEW: WiSH OUTDOOR MEXICO

LOCATION: Monterrey, Mexico PRICE: $800 MXN / $51 AUD   WiSH Outdoor is a one day event that takes place in stunning city of Monterrey, Mexico. Originating in the Netherlands, the event made its 4thannual appearance at Parque Fundidora during Memorial Day weekend. Crowned as one of the largest EDM events in Northern Mexico, the…

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REVIEW: ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL

LOCATION: Las Vegas, USA PRICE: $325 USD / $433 AUD   Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is an annual three day event held at the motor speedway in the city of Las Vegas. The event goes from dusk til’ dawn and features a diverse range of over 200 artists across eight stages and multiple art cars.…

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REVIEW: SHAKY BEATS

LOCATION: Atlanta, USA PRICE: $135 USD / $178 AUD   Shaky Beats is a three day festival located in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. The festival held it’s third annual edition in 2018, which featured over 50 artists across four stages. Three day passes start at $135 USD.     This review is going to…

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REVIEW: MIDNIGHT MAFIA

LOCATION: Sydney, Australia PRICE: $140 AUD   From the creators of Knockout Circuz and HTID, Harder Styles United (HSU) brought back one of their biggest events: Midnight Mafia. The one night event held at Sydney Showground celebrates another year of the harder styles in Australia with their City Of Dragons theme. Tickets start at $140…

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REVIEW: SHADOWS OF WONDERLAND

LOCATION: Melbourne, Australia PRICE: $90 AUD   Shadows Of Wonderland is a one day hardstyle festival held in the heart of Melbourne, Australia. Located at Festival Hall, Harder Styles United and Hard Kandy teamed up to bring down some of the biggest local and international names in the hardstyle scene for an incredible enchanted journey. Tickets start…

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REVIEW: ASOT 850

LOCATION: Sydney, Australia PRICE: $129 AUD   Originating in the Netherlands as the largest trance network in the world, trance legend Armin van Buuren celebrates another milestone of the successful radio show, A State Of Trance, with yet another world tour. After recently hosting the event in Utrecht (Netherlands) and Miami (USA), ASOT850 comes down under…

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REVIEW: REBIRTH FESTIVAL

LOCATION: Haaren, Netherlands PRICE: 60 EUR / $97 AUD   Rebirth is a two-day event dedicated to the harder styles. Located in the Netherlands, the festival celebrated its 10 year anniversary this weekend with three exclusive live performances among an extensive lineup spread out across five stages. As one of many jaw dropping hardstyle events…

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REVIEW: BREGEPOP FESTIVAL

LOCATION: Scharsterbrug, Netherlands PRICE: 50 EUR / $81 AUD   Bregepop is a two day, family friendly event held in the Dutch village of Scharsterbrug. The town located two hours north-east of Amsterdam has a population of only 830 and is home to the festival which hosted its 5th edition in 2018. The all ages…

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REVIEW: EASTER RAVE

LOCATION: Oberhausen, Germany PRICE: 30 EUR / $49 AUD   Easter Rave, also known as Easter Sunday’s hardest celebration, is a one day festival held in Oberhausen, Germany. Hosted by Electronic Universe, the event consistently boasts strong lineups made up of well known as well as up and coming hardstyle, hardcore and happy hardcore names.…

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REVIEW: DAYDREAM FESTIVAL

LOCATION: Barcelona, Spain PRICE: 83 EUR / $134 AUD   Daydream Festival is a two day event originating in Belgium with multiple international editions held worldwide. This weekend I had the privilege to attend the very first edition in Spain at the Circuit de Catalunya, just outside of Barcelona. The two day event runs from…

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REVIEW: ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL

LOCATION: Miami, USA PRICE: $366USD / $477 AUD   Ultra Music Festival is a three day event held at Bayfront Park in Miami, Florida. As the most internationally recognised festival in the world with events held across 6 continents, Ultra celebrated its 20th birthday this year with big names and surprise headlining acts. With over…

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REVIEW: BEYOND WONDERLAND

LOCATION: San Bernadino, USA PRICE: $169 USD / $220 AUD   Beyond Wonderland is a two-day event held in Southern California. Originating in San Bernardino, the festival is one of many Insomniac events held at the National Orange Show (NOS) Events Center. Featuring a diverse lineup spread out across 6 stages and a unique fairytale…

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REVIEW: BEYOND WONDERLAND MEXICO

LOCATION: Monterrey, Mexico PRICE: 690 MXN / $48 AUD   Beyond Wonderland Mexico is a one day event that takes place in the beautiful city of Monterrey. Located at the stunning Parque Fundidora, Insomniac brought wonderland to life for the night with a magical lineup spread out across four stages and with tickets starting at…

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REVIEW: EDC MEXICO

LOCATION: Mexico City, Mexico PRICE: 1250 MXN / $86 AUD   EDC Mexico is one of my most anticipated events of the year because not only would it be my first time in Mexico but it just happened to land on the same weekend as my birthday! Located at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City,…

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REVIEW: STORYLAND

LOCATION: Santa Marta, Colombia  PRICE: 190,000 COP / $83 AUD   Storyland marks the first of 52 festivals I will be attending in 2018 and the official start to The Year Of Summer! Located in Santa Marta, a coastal city in northern Colombia, the two day festival brought in big names from all over the…

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TOP 10 MUSIC FESTIVALS

Over the last three years, I’ve travelled solo to over 50 festivals all over the world and one of the questions I get asked the most is which ones are the best? I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my top 10 festival experiences all over the world (so far) and help out anyone…