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RaveAid Presents: The Evangelist February 2013

Mission Statement:
“A lot of great news can come about during the course of our long, work-filled weeks. Our busy agendas, and often crazy weekends, can (inevitably) cause us to overlook major events within our community. No need to worry, though, RaveAid has you covered! We always do We’ve drawn out the most prominent EDM news stories from across the internet, and have brought them all together, in one place, just for you!”
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“I am The Evangelist and I have brought you the good news.”
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2013’s Music Festivals & Events
Tomorrowland confirms world-wide expansion with
this picture and a teaser video
– February 18, 2013 –
ID&T, founded by brothers Manu & Michiel Beer, has confirmed the world-wide expansion of their dance music extravaganza, Tomorrowland. They have named this exciting new project, TomorrowWorld.” For the complete story, visit the link below!

Tomorrowland has released news concerning their line-up, festival dates, event entry, and ticket information. The details can be found here, at exqlusiv.com!

exqlusiv.com/tomorrowland-2013-announcements

After the tickets to Belgium’s wondrous event were made available for sale, every last one of the 180,000 tickets sold out in a record-breaking ONE second. Roughly 100 million festival-goers from around the world tried to snag themselves a pass to heaven-on-earth. If you are attending Tomorrowland 2013, consider yourself lucky. Read more about this here, at stoneyroads.com!

stoneyroads.com/tomorrowland-2013-sells-out-in-seconds

Ultra Music Festival – Miami is right around the corner! I envy all those who are going, the line-ups for both the main events and after-parties are unbelievable… Here is the third, and final, announcement onbillboard.com!

billboard.com/articles/ultra-music-festival-lineup-is-complete

Spinnin’ Records will be hosting their first-ever Miami Music Week showcase called, “Spinnin’ Sessions.” The show will be held on March 20th at Nikki Beach, just 2 days before UMF Weekend 2! Check out more details in the link below.

edmsauce.com/2013/spinnin-records-announced-first-ever-miami-music-week-showcase

Insomniac Events reveals more information involving Electric Daisy Carnival. Ticket sales for Vegas,New York, and Chicago have officially launched! Puetro Rico and Orlando still remain undetermined. They’ve also revealed information on their Instagram account, hinting that they will bring EDC to Texas as well… View the picture by clicking HERE!
Las Vegas – TICKETS
New York – TICKETS
Chicago – TICKETS
Orlando – TBA
Puerto Rico – TBA

Enjoy this AWESOME trailer for EDC Chicago!

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React Presents is hosting its second annual Spring Awakening Music Festival here in Chicago atSoldier Field! For COMPLETE details, visit the link below!

theuntz.com/spring-awakening-returns-to-soldier-field-june-14-through-16

Electric Forest announces its return by releasing the artist line-up and launching the much-anticipated ticket sales. The line-up, which can be completely viewed by clicking HERE, includes Knife Party, Benny Benassi, Madeon, and Tommy Trash. Regular weekend passes (priced at $259) and “Good Life Village”VIP packages (priced at $575) are all that remain. You can make this “more than worth it” purchase by clicking HERE!

“This summer, Sherwood Forest will echo with a full spectrum of sounds, as an array of live bands and DJs display their art for all of us at Electric Forest.” – Insomniac 

Sensation will be making a stop in Canada for the first time ever this June! Read more about this SENSATIONAL event by visiting the link below! (No pun intended)

DJ Mag review: djmag.ca/2013/news/events/sensation-canada-2013

Official ID&T press release: id-t.com/sensation/news/bud-light-presents-sensation-canada-2013

This year also marks the premiere of Sensation’s NEW event titled, “Into The Wild.” For more details, visitexQlusiv.com!

exqlusiv.com/sensation-into-the-wild

Official press release: sensation.com/netherlands/news/sensation-amsterdam-2013-wild

Beyond Wonderland, a one-day event hosted by Insomniac Events, has moved its location to a new venue due to previous noise complaints around NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California. TheSan Manuel Amplitheater is set to be their new home. See you all March 16th! Buy tickets by clickingHERE. Enjoy this “Alice In Wonderland” themed trailer; it should definitely create some hype!

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In Other News…
New logo and record label
Uploaded on Daft Punk’s Facebook fan page
– February 26, 2013 –

Daft Punk confirms their long-awaited return by updating their Facebook page for the first time in a year. They posted a new logo and a banner photo with COLUMBIA at the bottom right, inferring that their new album will be released under Sony’s music label. In addition, they posted a status containing the link to their new website, daftpunk.com, which crashed within minutes of the update. Read more about Daft Punk’s return here, at inthemix.com!

inthemix.com.au/news/intl/daft-punk-confirms-2013-return

Also, check out this OUTSTANDING editorial on the history of Daft Punk here, at mixmag.net!

mixmag.net/events/holidays/daft-punk

Kaskade takes a stand for EDM and his beloved community. The LA Times released an attack onPasquale Rotella and (inferred) all electronic music events, claiming that safety measures are overlooked. They believe that generated profits and local-economic stimulation are the only goals/motives behind these events. Here is what they published, sparking an uproar in the dance music community.

latimes.com/news/local/la-me-coliseum-rave-deaths-2013

The link below contains Kaskade’s inspirational & breathtaking response titled, “No One Knows Who We Are,” to this unjust & slanderous claim:

 thisisadynasty.tumblr.com/post/no-one-knows-who-we-are

Insomniac Events has promoted a “call to action,” encouraging all members of our community to voice their valued opinions. Here is their response and justification:

insomniac.com/news/details/our-call-to-action

Read more about the controversy here, at vibe.com!

vibe.com/article/kaskade-speaks-out-la-times-attack-insomniac-founder-pasquale-rotella

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Beatport and Shazam enter a partnership
EDM will grow
SFX Entertainment, headed by Robert Sillerman, purchased Beatport for a mere 50 million dollars. Before the deal, though, Beatport and Shazam had entered a partnership with one another. This will boost dance music discovery by making it more accessible to the public.

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AviciiXYou, a world-wide song collaboration, launched 
in early January of this year

Avicii’s world-wide collaboration has finally come to an end. Read the entire story, and listen to the outstanding track, here at edmsauce.com!

edmsauce.com/2013/avicii-releases-the-crowd-sourced-collaboration-called-avicii-x-you

Madeon becomes the first edm act to ever perform inside the New York Stock Exchange. Read the event review here, at ElektroDaily.com!

elektrodaily.com/news/2013/madeon-at-the-new-york-stock-exchange-review

A-Trak collects his 15 years of world-travel expertise and funnels it into his own travel website. He’s named the project, Infinite Legroom.” Here’s what he had to say on the subject:

“After years of learning the hard way, I can finally share my Tao of travel. Whether you’re cashing in your first air miles, wondering if noise-cancelling headphones are really worth purchasing or searching for a good place to eat burritos in Bombay, Infinite Legroom will advise you.” – Alain Macklovich, aka A-Trak

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The next installment of “The Evangelist” will be brought to you on the first Monday in April, covering all the BIGGEST news stories that arise this month! Thanks for reading!
“I am The Evangelist and I have brought you the good news.”
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