| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:42 AM
It hasn't been a bad little career for Kaskade, the world-renowned DJ otherwise known as Ryan Raddon. One of the guiding forces in electronic dance music for more than a decade, Kaskade is now a major concert draw, worth $16 million a year, according to...
| Sep 14, 2013
Electronica may be turning mainstream, but there are few DJs who can fill an arena.
Kaskade is one of the exceptions. With eight studio albums (the most recent, "Atmosphere," was released this past week), the veteran DJ can easily fill a set with his...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:17 PM
A quick scan of this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest reveals the type of lineup we've come to expect from the annual concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion: Smart, on-the-nose and balanced -- as long as you're the type of music fan who takes pride in genre...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:43 AM
A lineup including top-tier DJs and electronic artists such as David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Kaskade, Tiesto and Above & Beyond will be announced Thursday for the first Electric Daisy Carnival in the Chicago area, May 24-26 at Chicagoland...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Dec 30, 2012
The Bright Light Social Hour's high-energy electro-jam rock hasn't been around for long, but the Texas quartet's sound finds an audience in fans of psychedelic rock and jam bands such as Umphrey's McGee. BLSH opened for Umphrey's Friday in Atlanta, but...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:13 PM
As Bill Graham was to rock, Pasquale Rotella is to dance music – a diehard promoter with staying power in a field overrun for years with quick-buck hustlers, many of whom aren't around anymore. Rotella is still here and more powerful than ever; in...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:41 PM
The 2012 Lollapalooza lineup to be announced Wednesday reaffirms that the culture of DJs and electronic artists is catching up with rock as a live attraction on the lucrative summer festival circuit.
Two of the rock headliners for the Aug. 3-5...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:24 AM
The outdoor stage rising just inside the fence at Comcast Theatre in Hartford is more than a new venue within a venue. It represents the beginning of a succession plan as veteran concert promoter Jim Koplik trains his son Jeremy to one day take over the...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Paris Club's upstairs lounge, Studio Paris, doesn’t need to book Lollapalooza headliners to draw a VIP crowd during the annual music festival, but the popular celeb hangout did it anyway because, well, that’s what they do.