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Danielle Bregoli “Cash Me Outside Girl” Is Doing a Music Tour?

Yeah, so the Cash Me Outside Girl, Danielle Bregoli, is currently doing a US tour.  Danielle got famous after an appearance on the show Dr. Phil, that focused on troubled teens.  Youtube and the rest of the internet took her clips and made hundreds of remixes to her now infamous line”catch me outside, how about that” commonly translated to “Cash me outside howabodat”. Memes were made and she became a sensation overnight.

Now, she’s doing a tour ; something fairly unique for someone in her situation. She doesn’t play any instruments, she doesn’t sing and she’s not a DJ. She kinda raps though.

According to TMZ, her show is separated into 3 acts.

Act 1: She will lip-sync and rap to her favorite songs onstage. So it’s kinda like karaoke minus the alcohol fueled confidence.

Act 2: A live Q&A with an audience. She’s 14 years old, not sure what questions people may have for her, so that maybe interesting.

Act 3: Audience members are invited onstage “to joke around.”

It’s amazing who the internet chooses to make famous. Danielle Bregoli, has taken her fame and ran with it. She’s made A LOT OF MONEY

I give her a lot of credit for working with what she’s got, at 14 I smoked a lot of weed, played video games and served cheese steaks at a local racetrack for $6.25 an hour. I’m not mocking her for working with what she’s got, I’m mocking whoever is going to buy a ticket.

 

 

 

Pemberton Music Festival Cancelled

Pemberton Music Festival has officially been cancelled. The annual 4 day festhas been around since 2008 and took place in British Colombia After the lineup was delayed a few months fans began to speculate that the festival would not happen. Then finally, it was released, the hype level was minimal. Some fans felt betrayed, their favorite festival had let them down after building up hype on various social media outlets.

Yesterday the news broke that Pemberton is cancelled; no automatic refunds would be given. AS you can imagine early bird ticket buyers are upset. I’m assuming  HUKA knew that the money wasn’t there to back the fest up, but were doing a last minute money grab to make up for losses.

Huka officially filed for bankruptcy.

The massive surge in American music festivals maybe a huge part in why Pemberton music festival was cancelled. Over the past 10 years we’ve seen a huge spike in the amount and variety of music festivals throughout North America.

Here is the official statement:

The 2017 PEMBERTON MUSIC FESTIVAL IS CANCELLED.

The 2017 Pemberton Music Festival scheduled for July 13 – 16, 2017 is cancelled and will not proceed as scheduled. The Trustee will issue formal notice of the bankruptcy proceeding to all known creditors of PMF within 5 days of its appointment.

Unfortunately there are no automatic refunds from PMF. As PMF is now in bankruptcy, it has no ability to provide refunds for tickets purchased. However ticketholders may file a proof of claim form as an unsecured creditor with EYI in accordance with the claims process.

Proof of claim forms will be mailed to known PMF creditors in due course and made available on the Trustee’s website. A determination of recovery, if any, on the claims of ticket holders from the estate will not be known for several weeks. The Trustee will provide an update to creditors in due course.

Refunds may be available to ticketholders from third parties if tickets were purchased using a credit card. As each bank and credit card issuer have their own specific policies, ticketholders are to contact their bank or credit card issuer directly to determine whether a refund can be obtained.

The Trustee will provide further details concerning contact information for the various credit cards and financial institutions on its website.

If you need help getting a refund check this out. 

Chris Cornell, Lead Singer of Soundgarden/Audioslave Passes Away at 52

The world has lost another legend, the sudden passing of Chris Cornell last night in Detroit has left his family and fans shocked and heartbroken.

Cornell’s voice is something of legend, if the Marlboro Man , Robert Plant, Eddie Veder and a box of sex got together and created a musician; it would been Chris Cornell.

Chris was born in 1964 in Seattle, at the young age of 20 he formed the band Soundgarden.  Sub Pop, then a fledgling record label, released the group’s first single, “Hunted Down,” in 1987, as well as two subsequent EPs. The group’s debut album, “Ultramega OK,” came a year later.

Cornell’s legendary status was marked by his insane  multi-octave vocal range. Soundgarden, he could shift between raging metal declarations (“Jesus Christ Pose”), somber mood pieces (“Fell on Black Days”) and psychedelia (“Black Hole Sun”) with ease.

“Black Hole Sun” was released in 1994, this song really helped explode their fan base and fame.

 

 

His wife and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, the cause of death is still unknown, but there have been rumors that it was a suicide.

Cornell’s mark on the music industry will remain for decades to come. His voice and talents are something we should all be thankful to have expedience. Chris Cornell’s death is a tragedy, the world of music will not be the same without him.

Say hello to heaven for us.

Is Avril Lavigne Dead? Probably Not, BUT MAYBE!

Can you believe it’s been 15 years since the ground breaking, lyrical masterpiece “Complicated”  was released? Me too. I can’t lie, I had a huge 12 year old crush on Avril, but her music was never for me. This is all beside the point.  It’s possible that Avril Lavigne is dead (killed herself in 2003) and was replaced by her close friend and look alike.
Supposedly;y all this “Is Avril Lavigne dead” talk started when her music changed a bit from the poppy punk everyone loved, to more just pop.  Supposed when Avril’s grandfather died, she couldn’t handle it and killed herself. Avril being the money making machine she was for the music industry was too big of a loss, so instead of admitting her death they replaced her.
If Avril Lavigne is really dead, then who is Chad Kroger married to? It’s simple science guys.
Here’s a bunch of stuff from Twitter about Avril Lavigne being dead or maybe not being dead. 

Imagine Music Festival Drops First Phase of 2017 Lineup

Following a transformative third year, which saw the region’s largest independent EDM camping festival host fans from across the country, Imagine has released the first phase of its lineup and it’s bigger than ever. Returning to Atlanta Motor Speedway in Atlanta, Georgia on September 22 through 24, 2017, Imagine is continuing its trend of attracting some of the biggest talent from around the globe. The first round of headliners for the highly-anticipated music and camping festival include: Above & BeyondDeadmau5TiëstoPretty Lights Live and Gorgon City.
Featuring over six stages, each with its own distinct musical focus and vibe, there will not be an inch of the festival grounds that will not be bathed in Imagine’s immersive aquatic fairytale

Additional artists on the 2017 performer lineup include: Oceania Stage: Datsik; Deorro; Flux Pavilion; Seven Lions; Zomboy; 12th Planet; Black Tiger Sex Machine; Liquid Stranger; Marc Kitchen; Codeko; Fransis Derelle; Leah Culver; and Ying Yang Twins, with Pyramid Schemes. Amazonia Stage: The Floozies; Jai Wolf; Bleep Bloop; Minnesota; Rob Garza; Spag Heddy; Boogie T; Buku; Esseks; ill.Gates; Ott; Squnto; and Heti. Disco Inferno Stage: Chris Lake; Claptone; Nora En Pure; Shiba San and Will Clarke. Aeria Stage: Noisia; Netsky; Planet of the Drums, featuring AK1200, Dara, Dieselboy and Messinian; Black Sun Empire; Andy Bruh; Bryson Taylor; Daily Bread; Eddie Gold; High Caliber; Ployd; Ra & Adara; Sunday Service and music blocks by: Torch DNB and Wiggle Factor. A second round of artists and additional stages will be announced in the coming weeks.

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“The festival is a living and breathing representation of our guests wishes and imagination,” says Iris Presents founders Glenn and Madeleine Goodhand. “Each year we are challenged to not only top the lineup from the year before, but exceed expectations- this lineup is just the beginning of the magic that awaits.”
Earlier this year, Imagine announced it would be returning to Atlanta Motor Speedway this September 22-24, 2017 for the fourth edition of the

immersive aquatic fairytale. The return to the venue means fans can expect plenty of upgrades, based in large part to feedback from its 2016 attendees. Expanded water stations, camping upgrades, improved VIP area, shade and charging stations, food options, dancers, art, workshops, the return of the Imagine pool and of course an even bigger and better lineup.

As one of the country’s last remaining independent festivals, Imagine creates an all-encompassing, 360-degree sensory experience that blends music, circus troupes, performers, dancers, art, workshops, classes and more.

Tickets are available now starting at $125 for a 3-day pass. VIP passes, with front row pit access, an elevated viewing area, VIP (no line) access, air conditioned chill lounge, bottle service, cocktail service, complimentary champagne toasts, private security, clean trailer bathrooms with running water and air conditioning, giveaways, meet and greets, and more are available starting at $299 for a 3-day pass. Camping passes are now available to purchase as an add-on to the festival tickets with prices starting at $99. Four camping packages available including GA Camping, VIP Camping, Easy Life Pre-Set Souvenir Tents, The Glamp Life Premium Tents, Geo-Dome Luxe Tents, GA RV Camping and VIP RV Camping.  Tickets are available online at www.imaginefestival.com. Imagine Music Festival is an 18 and over event.

Imagine Music Festival is produced by Iris Presents. Visit www.imaginefestival.com for the most up-to-date information. Stay connected on Twitter at www.twitter.com/imaginemusicfes and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/imaginemusicfestival.

2016 IMAGINE MUSIC FESTIVAL OFFICIAL 4K AFTER MOVIE

Bonnaroo Announces a New Stage!

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is excited to announce The Other, an all-new experience devoted to dance and hip-hop premiering at this year’s installment. The 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will take place June 8 – 11, held as always at Great Stage Park, the spectacular 750+-acre farm and event space located just 60 miles south of Nashville in beautiful Manchester, Tennessee. Tickets – including General Admission, VIP, and the brand-new Platinum Pass – are on sale now, exclusively via www.bonnaroo.com.
Now even more Bonnaroovians will be able to dance the night away as the festival’s legendary “Other Tent” has now been expanded to a fully immersive, open-air stage. The Other will run all night with a mind-blowingly diverse selection of dance, electronic, and hip-hop heavyweights, with announced performers including Marshmello, Big Gigantic, Yellow Claw, D.R.A.M., Matoma, Louis the Child, Borgore, NGHTMRE, Getter, Snails, Skepta, Illenium, Claude VonStroke, G Jones, OOKAY, Herobust, Ganja White Night, Rezz, Goldfish, San Holo, Haywyre, Vanic, Unlike Pluto, Barclay Crenshaw, Innanet James, Jason Huber, DJ Mel and Case Bloom.
Bonnaroo has long celebrated the wide-ranging dance and hip-hop scenes with cutting edge programming that showcases some of the hottest DJs and artists from around the globe. Previous festival favorites include such superstars as Skrillex, Deadmau5, ODESZA, Flying Lotus, Tycho, Caribou, Jamie xx, and Bassnectar, among countless others.
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                                “THE OTHER – A NEW BONNAROO EXPERIENCE”
@ 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
LINEUP
Marshmello
Big Gigantic
Yellow Claw
D.R.A.M.
Matoma
Louis the Child
Borgore
NGHTMRE
Getter
Snails
Skepta
Illenium
Claude VonStroke
G Jones
OOKAY
Herobust
Ganja White Night
Rezz
Goldfish
San Holo
Haywyre
Vanic
Unlike Pluto
Barclay Crenshaw
Innanet James
Jason Huber
DJ Mel
Case Bloom
The 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will once again feature the wide-ranging scope of diverse artistry that fans have come to expect, with a spectacular array of musicians, bands, and comedians performing around the clock across 13 unique stages over the four-day multi-stage camping festival. This year’s edition will showcase over 100 artists, headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and, in an exclusive first-ever Bonnaroo headline performance, U2 performing a set that will include a 30th anniversary celebration of their career-defining 1987 album, The Joshua Tree. For complete details and regular news updates, please visit www.bonnaroo.com.
For more, please see www.bonnaroo.com.
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Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival – Recap + Photo Album

 

Back in September of 2016 my friend Bryan sent me an article about  a new music festival up near Lake Okeechobee. A festival started by one of Bonnaroo’s founders, Paul Peck. A festival that wasn’t just country music or EDM. A festival one and a half hours from my house.

To say I was excited was an understatement.

I bought my tickets for Okeechobee 2016 the second they went on sale. The lineup was out of control, Mumford and Sons, Kendrick, Skrillex, Bassnectar, Robert Plant, Hall and Oates, Dr. Dog. My body was ready.

I went up with 7 of my good friends including my fiance . We camped out,  met new friends, danced, ate delicious food, got weird, saw some amazing bands. We had an amazing time from the second we got there until we left.

Once we left we started planning for Okeechobee Fest 2017.

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When the lineup dropped I was let down. I am rock n’ roll guy. There was a serious lack of it. No legacy acts? (minus George Clinton). Kings of Leon felt like a huge wiff, they’re a good band, but not for Okeechobee. Usher + The Roots are fantastic, but maybe not second billed fantastic. Bassnectar is great and everything, but he was there in 2016. There were some great undercard acts in there; The Delta Troubadours, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Allen Stone, Con Brio, VHS Collection are all awesome.

The lineup caused one of my original group members to say nahh to 2017. Obviously this was disappointing, but he sucks anyway so not a huge loss.

The rest of us booked our tickets and started a 100+ day countdown and a never ending group text about planning and hype spreading.

Finally the day came.

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We left my house with my group at 9:30am, the ride up is short (only about an hour and change) but it was super enjoyable. Coming from the West Palm Beach area we hit almost no traffic coming in (I know this is an anomaly), we weren’t hassled by cops, it was a painless drive.

Upon entering we could tell Emily and the rest of the staff at Soundslinger really took this place to the next level. The overall sense of organization inside the gates was a clear improvement from 2016. Staff seemed to know what they were doing and where to direct cars to maximize the use of the beautiful grounds.

We got set up in about two hours and then started exploring.  Everything about the festival was a step up from 2016. There were more art, more stages and more activities.

The Inncendia Stage was one of my favorite additions. Last year the Jungle went all night long, playing old school techno. It was nice, but that stuff can put me to sleep at 3am. Tons of surprise DJs showed up and absolutely killed it. Snails, Griz, 12th Planet and Space Jesus all brought the heat (pun intended) with their late night sets.

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Some of the new interactive installations like the Microdose VR and The Sonic Portal were pretty insane. The Sonic Portal was a very unique and calming experience,  videos don’t really do it justice. If you ever see it a festival just check it out, it’s free.

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The grounds were cleaner, there were more trash and recycle bins throughout the property. Maps were posted and new street signs were added, making it a lot easier to find your way back home after a long day of partying. I feel like there should’ve been more water stations, especially inside the grove where lines were 10+minutes long at peak times.

The weather was pretty perfect. 75-80 during the day, 60ish at night. Minus some serious winds that came through and took down some EZ-ups, a festival goer couldn’t ask for nicer dancing weather.

Some bands/acts came and gave us everything they had. That they love what they do and they want to share that love with their fans. Looking at you Bleachers, Allen Stone, Porter Robinson, Griz, Anderson Paak & Vulfpeck.

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Others came and played like they were held at gun point…. Cold War Kids & Kings of Leon were both disappointing, to say the least (KOL ended 35 minutes early).

The lineup of a music festival is what originally attracts people to the grounds.Those people create the vibe that people coming back. The people of Okeechobee are some of the best around. They’re kind, outgoing, fun, giving, adventurous beautiful souls. We the people are what makes Okeechobee great. We make it what it is and what it will be.

The sophomore year of Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival was a huge success. It is going to become one of the top festivals in the country if they keep this up. I can’t wait for next year.

Okeechobee 2017 : People danced, people sang, people got weird. It sold out, no one died; that’s a good year. 

 

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OKEECHOBEE MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL OFFICIALLY SELLS OUT FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

FLORIDA’S LARGEST CAMPING FESTIVAL REACHES MAX CAPACITY
OMF NOW A GLOBAL EVENT WITH ATTENDEES COMING FROM EVERY CONTINENT ON EARTH EXCEPT ANTARCTICA MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR ECONOMIC IMPACT EXPECTED FOR LOCAL AREA AND THE STATE OF FLORIDA OMF TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES AND NONPROFITS. FOUR DAYS OF UNIQUE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, DIVERSE FOOD, WILD ART, YOGA & HEALING WORKSHOPS, SWIMMING AND DANCING TO BEGIN THIS THURSDAY, MARCH 2 AT SUNSHINE GROVE IN OKEECHOBEE, FL
EXTRAORDINARY MULTI-GENRE FESTIVAL TO FEATURE KINGS OF LEON, USHER & THE ROOTS, STURGILL SIMPSON, THE LUMINEERS, BASSNECTAR, FLUME, WIZ KHALIFA, PRETTY LIGHTS, SOLANGE, RAE SREMMURD,
YOUNG THE GIANT, PORTER ROBINSON (LIVE) AND MANY MANY MORE.
  • ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME “POWOW!” SUPERSTAR COLLABORATION TO FEATURE GRAMMY AWARD WINNER MICHAEL MCDONALD, GALLANT, GRiZ, VULFPECK, ERIC KRASNO (LETTUCE/SOULIVE), ANTWAUN STANLEY, MEMBERS OF
  • SNARKY PUPPY AND MORE SPECIAL GUESTS
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(Okeechobee, FL, Wednesday, March 01, 2017) – The Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, a diverse, multi-genre event kicks off  this weekend from Thursday, March 2 – Sunday, March 5, and has officially SOLD OUT of all available tickets for the second year in a row.
This year is truly a global event. Attendees will be traveling from every continent except Antarctica, 60 countries, every US State, and over 2,370 cities from around the globe.
46% of OMF attendees are from out of state. OMF is poised to make a multi-million dollar economic impact to the local area as well as the State of Florida. 46.9% of attendees will be traveling from out of state. Along the way they will be spending money on food, gas, accommodations, and leisure activities. This money will be filtered back into the local economy through local businesses and sales tax. In addition to this, the festival is committed to supporting Okeechobee county, and $3.00 from each ticket sale, will go directly to the county.
A portion of each ticket sale will support Okeechobee based nonprofits will be onsite during the festival in “Participation Row,” OMF’s Social Action Village.
Festival organizers have requested no one arrive at the site without a previously purchased wristband. There will be no sales at the gates and anyone looking to purchase a ticket will be turned away.
“We are very excited to announce another sold out festival, and want to thank our Okeechobeing community, the city, county and residents of Okeechobee County, and all OMF staff for making OMF17 a success. We look forward to a fun weekend filled with music, art, and community. We urge all participants to have fun, but remember to stay safe throughout the weekend.” – Kevin Collinsworth, Soundslinger, LLC CEO & Group Leader

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The second annual edition of North America’s most exciting new festival will take place at Okeechobee, Florida’s beautiful Sunshine Grove, located on over 600 acres of pristine grasslands, lakes, and exotic tropical woodlands. This weekend’s celebration will mark the start of spring with world-renowned and on-the-rise performers, art installations to inspire with awe, yoga and meditation to cleanse the soul, great food, and friends new and old to enjoy it all with. Artists performing at the 2017 festival include Kings of Leon, Usher & The Roots, Bassnectar, Sturgill Simpson, The Lumineers, Flume, Wiz Khalifa, Pretty Lights, Solange, Logic, Rae Sremmurd, Young The Giant, Porter Robinson (Live), Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, and many more. For additional details on the artists performing, along with information on Okeechobee’s exciting nightly dusk-till-dawn electronic experience, Jungle 51, visit OkeechobeeFest.com.
Additionally, Okeechobee’s PoWoW!, a one-time-only live collaborative concert taking place on Saturday, March 4 at the Here Stage from  10:15 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. , will feature legendary singer-songwriter-composer and keyboardist Michael McDonald, R&B crooner Gallant, DJ and electronic producer GRiZ, funk outfit Vulfpeck, Eric Krasno (Lettuce/Soulive), American R&B singer Antwaun Stanley, the horn section of instrumental jazz group Snarky Puppy and many more special guests. The PoWow! will focus largely on special reinterpretations of beloved classic songs woven together with modern music by this incredible live band. The goal of the PoWow! is for artists and audience to share a transcendent experience of connection and shared energy as these stars align at Okeechobee. More information on this year’s PoWoW! can be found on the festival’s website HERE.
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Okeechobee 2017 will also feature the return and expansion of ChobeeWobee Village, (schedule), the cultural nexus of the festival that will provide a place to mingle, wander, explore, stretch, and relax amongst a myriad of carefully crafted (and curated) curiosities. Co-Curated by Kulturehaus, ChobeeWobee Village is home to Yogachobee, The Earth Arts Academy and the Healing Sanctuary (schedule). All three have their own mind-expanding programming which is sure to stretch the body, and soul while polishing up one’s survival skills.
Festivalgoers are encouraged to download the official Okeechobee app through the App Store that will allow for a personal schedule to be created, up-to-the-minute News direct from the festival through the duration of the weekend, FAQs, site maps & Portal Secrets.  More info on the app can be found via Okeechobeefest.com HERE.

5 Must See Bands At Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival

With Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival only 3 days away (4 if you got a 3 day pass) my hype levels are absurd. I am so ready to leave my soul crushing desk job for 4 amazing days and completely let go.

There’s more to Okeechobee Fest than just an awesome lineup, but we all know that’s one of the major draws to any music festival. With such a huge variety of music and amazing levels of talent from top to bottom, it maybe overwhelming trying to squeeze in every act.

Chances are you will miss some bands, you will have to make sacrifices, it will be difficult. There are some bands that you won’t miss no matter what the situation is.

These are my top 5 must see acts for Okeechobee Music Fest 2017.

1. The Lumineers

Easily my #1, one of my favorite bands out today. I’ve seen them three times, every performance has felt intimate. Great energy from the whole band, amazing singalongs; just an all around good time.

2. Rainbow Kitten Surprise 

While I was digging through the lineup I found saw the name Rainbow Kitten Surprise, I giggled and never bothered to pull up their music. After seeing a ton of people talk about them I decided to check them out. Holy shit. The energy, the lyrics, the melodies. These guys are unique, they’re young, they’re up and coming. DO NOT MISS THIS SET.

3. Pretty Lights Live Band

It’s Pretty Lights, with a live band.

4. Usher & The Roots

Do you like the Roots? Of course you do, they’re amazing. Do you like Usher? No? Well you’re a liar. His voice is absurd, you know at least 5 songs (even if you don’t think you do). These guys don’t get together often, when they do it’s something to behold. This will be an energy packed dance party. My guess is this will be the best set of the weekend.

5. Vulfpeck!

Saw these guys at Bonnaroo in 2016. Top three sets that year, right there with LCD Soundsystem and Father John Misty. You can tell these dudes love what they’re doing. Their energy is unmatched. Their sound is unique, I know that. If you’ve listened to some of their recorded stuff and your on the fence about checking them out, just trust me. You want to see them live.

Honorable Mention:

  • PowWow featuring just a whole bunch of talent. 
  • Bassnectar – I would’ve put him on the list, but this guy plays everywhere all year long.
  • Moon Taxi – Awesome band. Rumor has it they cover a lot of RATM, mix that with their original stuff and I’m there. 
  • The Floozies – Funk Dubstep jam music? Not sure how to classify these guys. Just check them out.
  • Snails – the closest thing to heavy metal at Okeechobee Fest 2017. Dirty EDM.

If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, shame on you. Buy them now. It sold out last year, it will this year.Don’t miss out on the biggest party in Florida.