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Spring Awakening Music Festival Announces Phase Two Lineup

Spring Awakening is proud to reveal the Second Phase which features the roster for this year’s six Branded Stage showcases! Additionally, GANJA WHITE NIGHT has been added to perform on the Equinox Stage, following their recent performance at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom.

BASS KITCHEN returns with a stacked lineup of the very best in dubstep, trap, and low end frequencies. FLUX PAVILION makes a grand return to Spring Awakening with TWO sets – following his solo headline performance, he plays a special B2B set with fellow Circus Records mainstay DOCTOR P. Joining the stage are a squad of undisputed champions including BRO SAFARI, BEAR GRILLZ, FIGURE, and BLEEP BLOOP, ready to take everyone on a wild journey through bass and time.
Back by popular demand, the DJ MAG stage turns up with high-volume acts running the gamut of modern dance. NICKY ROMERO headlines this electro-heavy tent, also bursting at the seams with big room originators like CASH CASH and DEORROfestival pioneer and genre destroyer DESTRUCTO, and Toronto tastemaker GRANDTHEFT.
This year, OLIVER HELDENS’ imprint HELDEEP makes its Spring Awakening debut. Along with Oliver himself, the stage hosts the deeper side of dance music, with Datsik & Bais Haus’ supergroup, EPHWURD, OG turntablist A-TRAK, Night Bass originator AC SLATER, and French deep house stand-out MERCER.
Fans of techno and house music rejoice in The Mid and React’s newest series, REQUIEM. To christen it, we welcome the special reunion of dance heroes SASHA & JOHN DIGWEED, along with a truly underground lineup featuring originators like LEE BURRIDGE, LEE FOSS, ANTHONY, PROK & FITCH, and ANTHONY ATTALLA.
Returning for its second year, SUNDAY SCHOOL takes fans straight to house heaven on a golden chariot of groovy vibes. Revered house icon DUBFIRE delivers a festival-closing sermon, with essentials like PETE TONG, dance music luminary JOSH WINK, and UK house dons WILL CLARKE and WEISS.
Noted as one of Spring Awakening’s most beloved series, TRANCE ARENA once again welcomes the top names in trance from around the world, featuring GARETH EMERY, MARKUS SCHULZ, COSMIC GATE, ALY & FILA, and ILAN BLUESTONE.

The 2018 edition of Spring Awakening Music Festival takes place Friday, June 8th through Sunday, June 10 at the beautiful Addams/Medill Park in Chicago. Don’t miss a beat and follow Spring Awakening on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and announcements.

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Spring Awakening Music Festival Announces Phase One Lineup

 SPRING AWAKENING MUSIC FESTIVAL (SAMF) is thrilled to announce a massive Phase One lineup for its seventh annual installment, taking place Friday, June 8th through Sunday, June 10th. In 2018, the largest all-electronic music festival in the Midwest will return to the beautiful Addams/Medill Park in Chicago.
Spring Awakening’s two main stages – Solstice and Equinox – will once again showcase the event’s biggest names and productions. Headliners on the Solstice Stage are sure to please fans with performances by AFROJACKBORGORECARNAGEDASH BERLINDIMITRI VEGAS & LIKE MIKEHARDWELLKASKADESTEVE AOKI, and TIËSTO.
Meanwhile, on the Equinox Stage, ALISON WONDERLANDBIG GIGANTICDEADMAU5FLUX PAVILIONNGHTMRETCHAMISLUSHIIVIRTUAL SELF (Porter Robinson’s new alias that blends house, happy hardcore, garage and techno), and ZEDS DEAD round out the bill by featuring a variety of genres within the realm of dance music. Additional artists providing high-intensity energy on the Equinox Stage include BAAUERBLACK TIGER SEX MACHINEJOYRYDE, MATOMAMINNESOTA, while 3LAUGETTERSAM FELDTSEVEN LIONSSLANDER, and TRITONAL takeover the Solstice Stage.
To accompany the first phase of artists from around the world, Spring Awakening also reveals the identity of this year’s six Branded Stage showcases. React’s coveted event series will return with another round of specially curated stages for fans to explore. Whether you’re searching for soaring thrills and infectious rhythms of the TRANCE ARENA, the BASS KITCHEN’s perfect combination of grit and grime, or minimal beats by REQUIEM, the newest techno series, there’s a stage for everyone to call home.
Additionally, SAMF will host stage takeovers from three diverse brands within the dance music community. Attendees will experience uniquely tailored lineups from SUNDAY SCHOOL, featuring both big-name and underground champions currently dominating the scene, Oliver Helden’s HELDEEP Records imprint, and the acclaimed music publication DJ MAG with its own all-star lineup of DJs from the highest realms of EDM stardom.
Make no mistake, this is one of the most seismic lineups for Spring Awakening yet — and we still haven’t even touched Phase Two, which will be released next week!