Take a spin: June EDM and DJ performances

Top EDM and DJ shows coming to San Diego this month include Party Favor, Dada Life, Anna Lunoe and Tiësto.

6.1: Party Favor 

Manhattan-born/L.A.-based DJ Dylan Ragland (aka Party Favor) has worked with Rich the Kid, Gucci Mane, Dillon Francis, Bad Royale and more. But for his latest single, the March-released MDR, Ragland teamed with DJ Baauer of Harlem Shake fame.


Party Favor

Party Favor.

(Courtesy photo)

6.1: Virtual Riot 

Virtual Riot is 23-year-old German DJ and producer Christian Brunn. His latest, the six-song German Engineering EP, was released in January.

@ Bassmnt, 

Virtual Riot

Virtual Riot.

(Courtesy photo)

6.1: Mark Farina 

Farina recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of his long-running Mushroom Jazz club nights with the eighth installment of his acid jazz compilation series by the same name. In January, the veteran house DJ collaborated with producer Homero Espinosa on the single, What Ya Saying.    


@ Music Box, 

Mark Farina

Mark Farina.

(Chris Arson)

6.8: Eli & Fur 

U.K. deep house DJ duo Eli & Fur (aka Eliza Noble and Jennifer Skillman) released the single Drive in December, and followed it by teaming with OC & Verde on another, Sweet Perfection, in March.

@ Bang Bang, 

Eli & Fur

Eli & Fur.

(Courtesy photo)

6.9: Dada Life 

Olle Cornéer and Stefan Engblom of Swedish House duo Dada Life released their latest full-length album, Our Nation, in May. And while the pair continues to work together in the studio, it’s only Engblom who still heads out on the road for live shows. Click here to win a VIP prize package to Dada Life!

@ Parq, 

Dada Life

Dada Life.

(Courtesy photo)

6.15: Borgeous  

Miami-based DJ John Borger has released numerous singles over the last five years, and dropped his debut LP, 13, in 2016. He released an album of remixes and seven more singles last year, returning in March with new track, Making Me Feel.




(Courtesy photo)

6.15: Anna Lunoe 

The L.A.-based DJ, singer, producer, radio show host and recent CRSSD Festival veteran was the first woman to mix for Ministry of Sound in her home country of Australia, and in 2016, became the first solo female to perform on the main stage of EDC Vegas. In March, Lunoe released her latest single, Blaze of Glory, on her own label, Hyperhouse.

@ Spin, 

Anna Lunoe

Anna Lunoe.

(Maria Jose Govea / )

6.16: Hayden James 

The Aussie producer and singer toured with Odesza and Disclosure, wrote a song on Katy Perry’s Witness album and scored a No. 2 hit in his home country with last year’s single, Numb. His latest, Just Friends (feat. Boy Matthews), was released in April.  

@ Quartyard, 


Hayden James

Hayden James.

(Courtesy photo)

6.22: Tiësto 

The legendary Dutch DJ and AFTR:HRS Records founder returns to San Diego after his 2017 single, BOOM, got a remix with Gucci Mane at the helm. Click here for a chance to win tickets to Tiësto!

@ OMNIA,  


Tiësto. (Photo credit ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)


6.23: Wolfgang Gartner 

After releasing his sophomore full-length in 2016 and handful of singles last year, the California-based DJ and producer has already released a pair of tracks, Banshee (with K?D) and Ching Ching, in 2018.  

@ Bassmnt,  

Wolfgang Gartner

Wolfgang Gartner.

(Chelsea Lauren)

6.29: Cash Cash 

N.Y.-based DJ trio Cash Cash (Jean Paul Makhlouf, Alex Makhlouf, Samuel Frisch) makes frequent stops in San Diego. They return to America’s Finest City on the heels of a pair of singles — February’s Jewel (feat. Nikki Vianna) and April’s Finest Hour (feat. Abir).  

@ OMNIA,  

Cash Cash

Cash Cash.

(Jabari Jacobs)

6.30: Neon Indian (DJ Set) 

Neon Indian (aka Texas-based musician, singer, filmmaker and producer Alan Palomo) takes a break from making short films, as well as the original music he makes with his band of the same name, and gets behind the decks.

@ Bang Bang,

Neon Indian

Neon Indian.

(Courtesy photo)


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