August’s EDM Shows & DJ Events


8/3: Psychemagik @ El Dorado,
Groovy disco-house from a pair of British gents whose hit remix of Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams” has become a staple in many big-name DJ playlists.

8/4: Krewella @ Intervention Sundays,
Electro dance trio Krewella invigorates Southern California’s biggest pool party with their hit single “Alive.”

8/9: Poolside @ Bang Bang,
The new Bang Bang is making a boom with groovy house music, in this case by Poolside, whose unlikely cover of Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon” is the perfect late-night feel-good song.

8/11: Hardwell @ Intervention Sundays,
This young-gun electro house DJ was honored by MTV as the “EDM artist to watch” in 2012.

8/11: Grum & Bixel Boys @ Andaz,
Grum is crossing the pond from Scotland to bring his house grooves to the Andaz Pool deck. For a taste of what’s in store, check out the “Through the Night” on YouTube.

8/15: Designer Drugs @ FLUXX,
Expect electro glamour and glitz from this New York duo signed to Sex Cult Records.

8/16: Para One @ Bang Bang,
French DJ Para One, who’s at the forefront of the emerging French house genre, has directed three short films.

8/16: GTA @ Voyeur ,
For heavy bass that shakes the bottles off the bar, check out GTA’s experimental EDM show that mixes genres across the board.

8/17: Touch Sensitive @ El Dorado,
Touch Sensitive is cruising over from Australia to keep the feel-good nu-disco going. DJs all over the world are spinning his single “Real Talk” with Anna Lunoe.

8/22: ATB @ FLUXX,
German, 40 years old and still crushing the big house/trance scene, ATB was 2011’s No. 1 DJ in the world, according to The DJ List.

8/23: Lovelife presents Art Department @ Bassmnt,
San Diego event production team Lovelife turns two in August, and they’re celebrating with Canadian deep house duo Art Department.

8/25: Tritonal @ Intervention Sundays,
Trance duo from Austin, Texas, named one of “10 Artists to Watch in 2013” by MTV Clubland.

8/31: Moguai @ Bassmnt,
Electro house DJ Moguai swings his 30-show Punx Summer Tour through San Diego for a stop at Bassmnt.

8/31-9/1: LED Presents Tramps Like Us @ Valley View Casino Center,
LED’s Labor Day weekend EDM mega-show rocks from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. with artists including Anna Lunoe, Dirty South, Nicky Romero, Quintino and many more.