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  • Flume weighs in on music, Grammy victory, CRSSD Festival

    Flume weighs in on music, Grammy victory, CRSSD Festival

    Flume may not need any special effects to float - rather than walk - onto the stage when he performs Sunday at the fifth edition of CRSSD Festival, the two-day house and techno-music marathon at San Diego's Waterfront Park. That's because this Australian producer and DJ - real name: Harley Edward...

  • Justin Martin perches with Dirtybird at CRSSD

    Justin Martin perches with Dirtybird at CRSSD

    DJ Justin Martin is currently enjoying some well-deserved down time. After touring consistently for years, the producer is back home with enough time to work on a new project. Along with his brother, Christian, and Claude VonStroke, Martin was part of the Bay Area's original Dirtybird crew. VonStroke,...

  • Top concerts this week (Feb. 27-March 5)

    Top concerts this week (Feb. 27-March 5)

    Some of the top concerts coming to San Diego this week include Steve Aoki , CRSSD Festival, Stevie Nicks, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bon Jovi. 3.2 4B The DJ and producer from New Jersey has worked with Skrillex, DJ Snake, Kaskade , Tiesto and Zeds Dead, as well as releasing tracks on Diplo 's Mad...

  • CRSSD Festival continues to feature diverse, standout artists

    CRSSD Festival is back this spring and taking over Waterfront Park on March 4 and 5. With more than 50 of underground house and techno's biggest names and rising stars, the spring 2017 lineup promises to be the most exciting yet. Since the first CRSSD in 2015, the outdoor festival has become known...

  • Top music coming in 2017

    Top music coming in 2017

    There's no doubt that 2016 was a rough year for music. It provided a solid crop of amazing albums, but with the seemingly non-stop loss of greats like Prince, David Bowie , Leonard Cohen , Merle Haggard , George Michael , Sharon Jones , Phife Dog and others, it's now time to start looking forward....

  • CRSSD Festival sets March festival dates, lineup

    CRSSD Festival sets March festival dates, lineup

    Flume, Blood Orange, Duke Dumont, Bob Moses, AlunaGeorge and Lane 8 head the list of performers confirmed to perform March 4 and 5 at CRSSD Festival at San Diego's Waterfront Park. The lineup for the electronic music marathon also includes the U.K. duo Snakehips and the West Coast debut of another...

  • Descend Into Madness at Parq This Halloween!

    Descend Into Madness at Parq This Halloween!

    Press Release Step into Parq Asylum this Halloween for four days of pure madness. Take a ride to insanity and lose yourself in the padded, psychopathic Parq Nightclub. From its devilish dancers to its spellbinding servers, Parq's 10,000 square feet main room is definitely the place to be to enjoy...

  • CRSSD Festival announces Fall 2016 dates

    CRSSD Festival announces Fall 2016 dates

    CRSSD Festival, the two-day electronic music fete that debuted at San Diego's Waterfront Park in early 2015 and drew a sell-out crowd of 15,000 per day its first time at bat, is returning. The festival's fourth edition - the second and third took place last October and this March, respectively...

  • Rock In It

    Photos by Arlene Ibarra While CRSSD Festival version 3.0 was rocking downtown's Waterfront Park March 5 and 6, here's what (and who) some of the thousands of electronic music fans in attendance were rockin'.   Danielle G., 31 Born: Fullerton, CA Resides: Newport Beach, CA Describe your style: "Easy-f***ing-going."...

  • 5 things we love about CRSSD Festival

    5 things we love about CRSSD Festival

    1. Crowd size is capped: One thing we love about CRSSD is that the crowd capacity each day is capped at 15,000 people. This makes it so that nothing is too overcrowded, lines aren't that long and generally makes for a more comfortable festival experience overall. 2. Views: The views at CRSSD Fest...

  • CRSSD Festival do's and don'ts

    CRSSD Festival do's and don'ts

    It's almost time to turn up hard at CRSSD Festival on Mar. 5 and 6, but make sure you don't get turned away for bringing prohibited items with you to Waterfront Park. Before you head out to one of San Diego's most anticipated festivals, read through to learn all the do's and dont's of CRSSD Fest,...

  • Welcome to dog-friendly San Diego

    Welcome to dog-friendly San Diego

    During the past weekend's CRSSD Festival, a beefy, muscular man barreled through the crowd toward me, approaching at full-speed for that awkward dance moment where one of you dodges right, the other dodges left and you both slam right into each other. He could have easily crushed me. But I couldn't...

  • 5 reasons we loved Kygo's set at CRSSD Fest

    5 reasons we loved Kygo's set at CRSSD Fest

    We're really glad Kygo came to CRSSD Fest. He took over the crowd on Sunday night at the Ocean View Live stage and had us all grooving through Waterfront Park without a care in the world. The 24-year-old musician and self-taught rising star definitely proved himself to SD this weekend. Here are...

  • TV on the Radio rocked CRSSD Fest Sunday night

    TV on the Radio rocked CRSSD Fest Sunday night

    CRSSD Fest took a daring risk this year, adding alternative talent TV on the Radio to their roster of talent. Not that the Brooklyn band is not very well-known and respected in their genre, but it was a risk out of place for a festival dominated by electronic music. Despite the somewhat smaller...

  • Panda Bear gets weird at CRSSD Fest

    Panda Bear gets weird at CRSSD Fest

    Panda Bear (aka Noah Lennox) didn't exactly have the sunset slot on CRSSD Fest's closing day Sunday, but he may as well have. With only 40 quick minutes on the Ocean View Live stage, the experimental musician and DJ found his own way to spectacularly usher in the night. His mesmerizing set, juxtaposed...

  • ZHU crushes second U.S. show at CRSSD Fest

    ZHU crushes second U.S. show at CRSSD Fest

    Purple and blue lights flooded the stage as silhouettes of carefree, dancing women and ocean waves swam across the projection screens. ZHU took to the Ocean View Live stage at CRSSD Fest on Saturday evening, welcomed by a large swarm of fans eagerly waiting to see the DJ's second-ever U.S. performance....

  • The do's and dont's of CRSSD Fest 2015

    The do's and dont's of CRSSD Fest 2015

    With festival season coming to a close, you're probably a seasoned vet at this point. But remember young fest-goer, that each show is different. Rules may vary from fest-to-fest, which could leave you up a creek with a vape pen if you're unprepared for CRSSD Festival. This DJ-driven party at Waterfront...

  • President Barack Obama visits San Diego

    President Barack Obama visits San Diego

    With no public events on his itinerary, President Barack Obama is spending a relaxing Columbus Day weekend in Rancho Santa Fe . No word on where he's crashing, but Diane Bell at The San Diego Union-Tribune speculates it's at Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa. Assuming the President is vacationing...

  • CRSSD Festival 2015 after party guide

    CRSSD Festival 2015 after party guide

    Just because the sun has set at Waterfront Park doesn't mean the music has to stop. Each night this weekend during CRSSD Fest, there will be plenty of that electronic and deep-house sound to go around. San Diego locals and visitors alike can look forward to hearing the reverberating beat of the...

  • CRSSD Fest's Giorgio Moroder talks music

    CRSSD Fest's Giorgio Moroder talks music

    Millions of music fans around the world know Oscar-winning songwriter Giorgio Moroder as the father of disco, synth-pop and, more recently, EDM (short for electronic dance music). Credit for this goes to his pioneering work as the producer of key recordings by Donna Summer - whose "Love to Love...

  • CRSSD Festival releases day-by-day lineup

    CRSSD Festival releases day-by-day lineup

    It's back! CRSSD Festival will rock downtown's Waterfront Park this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11. This is the second installment of the festival that first debuted in March with over 15,000 fans in attendance. This time around, they've added a few legendary acts like The Flaming Lips and TV...

  • Local food rules at CRSSD Festival

    Local food rules at CRSSD Festival

    When you're at an all-day festival, time seems to fly by while you dance to your favorite artists' sets. So, it's crucial for there to be some great grub to get you through the long day of fun and help you avoid that inevitable hangover. At this year's CRSSD Festival on Oct. 10-11 at Waterfront...

  • Bigger, better CRSSD Festival returns to SD

    Bigger, better CRSSD Festival returns to SD

    Last March, the inaugural CRSSD Festival took over downtown's Waterfront Park. For two days, 30,000 electronic music fans danced to the likes of LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, Empire of the Sun, and Pete Tong , all while the bay provided a picturesque backdrop and craft beers were at the ready....

  • CRSSD Fest releases more of 2015 lineup

    CRSSD Fest releases more of 2015 lineup

    CRSSD Festival has released phase two of its lineup for the Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11 event, featuring live acts and DJs from across the electronic spectrum and beyond. The likes of Kygo, Banks, Nicolas Jaar (DJ set), Tchami, Cashmere Cat, b2b Trippy Turtle, Totally Enormous Extinct...

  • The buzz is building around KAABOO Del Mar

    The buzz is building around KAABOO Del Mar

    It's time to face the music: San Diego has been in dire need of a rocking festival for some time now. We caravan up to Coachella every April, make year-long plans to escape to Outside Lands in San Francisco and dream of having something like Lollapalooza a little closer. Enter: KAABOO Del Mar ....

  • CRSSD Fest is back, this October!

    Before the March debut of CRSSD Fest at downtown's Waterfront Park, the promoters of the homegrown, two-day electronic music-fueled marathon expressed hope they could make the event an annual affair. Instead, after drawing about 30,000 people to the weekend festival - including a sold-out opening...

  • CRSSD Fest lineup announced

    CRSSD Fest lineup announced

    The March 14 and 15 CRSSD Fest at the Waterfront Park downtown has announced its weekend lineup. Who will you be checking out? Saturday Ocean View Live Stage 12:30 p.m. Boys Don't Disco 1:45 p.m. Swimm 3 p.m. Goldroom 4:15 p.m. Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons 5:30 p.m. STRFKR 7 p.m. Classixx...

  • CRSSD Festival "After Dark" parties

    CRSSD Festival "After Dark" parties

    CRSDD Festival is coming to San Diego this weekend, overtaking the downtown Waterfront Park with major DJ acts including Chromeo, Flight Facilities, Classixx, Jamie Jones, Maceo Plex and Hot Natured, just to name a few. For a city like San Diego, that's the perfect deep house and techno lineup...

  • CRSSD Fest coming to San Diego this weekend

    CRSSD Fest coming to San Diego this weekend

    Tyson Ziebarth didn't quite have a vision at the 2002 edition of San Diego Street Scene, where he performed under the name Virgin Tears as a DJ for Chicago house music star Felix Da Housecat. But, 13 years later, Ziebarth can draw a direct line between Street Scene and his budding electronic music...

  • Sound Decisions

    By Catlin Dorset 3/14-15 CRSSD FestivalWaterfront Park, crssdfest.com SoCal party promoters FNGRS CRSSD and Goldenvoice have joined forces to bring more than 50 DJs to San Diego Bay's new Waterfront Park March 14 and 15. Catch electro funk duo Chromeo, Aussie EDMers Empire of the Sun, deep house...

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