May EDM Shows


5.1: Brodinski @ Quartyard,

Techno turntablist Brodinski headlines the Bromance Tour (featuring Louisahhh, Gener8ion and Virgil Abloh), which wraps after this show in East Village.

5.6: Sander van Doorn @ OMNIA San Diego,

Martin Garrix and DVBBS collaborated with this electro house Netherlander on his 2014 single “Gold Skies.”

5.6 Dirtyphonics + FuntCase @ Bassmnt,

House music trio Dirtyphonics and dubstep DJ FuntCase headline the North American Neckbreaker Tour.

5.7: Ookay @ OMNIA San Diego,

Diplo, Tie?sto and David Guetta are among the big names who have supported this San Diego-based trap music maker.

5.8: Four Tet @ Music Box,

In August, this electro artist will perform at the UK’s four-day Creamfields dance festival, at which Avicii, Above & Beyond, Laidback Luke and many other DJs will spin.

5.12: NGHTMRE @ OMNIA San Diego,

Mid-twenties trap music musician Tyler Marenyi, aka NGHTMRE, hails from North Carolina.

5.13: Showtek @ OMNIA San Diego,

David Guetta and this Dutch EDM twosome collaborated on the tracks “No Money No Love,” “Sun Goes Down” and “Bad” on Guetta’s 2014 Listen album.

5.14: Getter @ Bassmnt,

In March, this dubstep DJ dropped his Radical Dude! EP.

5.19: Marshmello @ OMNIA San Diego,

This electro producer keeps his identity a secret by spinning in all white attire and wearing a giant, marshmallow-esque mask.

5.20: Tie?sto @ OMNIA San Diego,

In 2014, progressive house producer Tijs Michiel Verwest, aka Tie?sto, won a Grammy Award for his remix of John Legend’s “All of Me.”

5.22: Rudimental + Gorgon City @ Quartyard,

Rudimental (best known for the 2012 single “Feel the Love”) and Gorgon City (best known for the 2014 single “Ready for Your Love”) co-headline this stop along their Live U.S.A. Tour.

5.24: Kaytranada @ Observatory North Park,

Canadian DJ Kaytranada drops his seventh studio album, 99.9%, on May 6.

5.27: Moderat @ Observatory North Park,

This electronic trio tours internationally in support of its new album, III, which dropped in April.

5.27: Breakbot @ Bang Bang,

In February, this French house music producer released Still Waters, his sophomore album.

5.27: Martin Garrix @ OMNIA San Diego,

DJ Mag ranks this progressive house 19-year-old (who turns 20 on May 14) No. 3 on its 2015 “Top 100 DJs” list.

5.28-30: My Life Every Day USA @ Valley View Casino Center,

EDMers Dillon Francis and Zeds Dead headline this annual Memorial Day rager in Point Loma, with support from Bassjackers, Cash Cash, Tritonal and many others.