11 Popular EDM Artists and Where to Find Their Concerts in 2021

It has been almost a full year since the worldwide lockdown began, and as fellow ravers, we know that one year without nightlife or music festivals really feels like ten. While we sympathize, we also have some great news for you: there are many EDM artists who are scheduled to perform this year! Whether it be a solo performance with only one headliner or an entire rave filled with all of your favorite artists, we have found some concert dates that promise a great time. Without further ado, here is a list of where your favorite EDM artists are featuring in concerts in 2021!

Note: To see a regularly updated list of the latest concerts and their tickets, click this link!

1. Alesso 

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Alesso’s music has been wowing audiences since 2010 when he released his initial Alesso EP that propelled him into his EDM career. Since then, he has released dozens of songs and has performed in hundreds of cities worldwide. This year, Alesso will be performing at six different venues:

  • June 18th: EDC Festival in Portugal
  • July 2nd: Lollapalooza Festival in Stockholm, Sweden
  • July 16th: Tomorrowland in Boom, Belgium
  • August 4th: Dreambeach Solo Performance in Cuevas del Almanzora
  • August 26th: Creamfields Festival in Halton, UK
  • September 3rd-5th: Electric Zoo Festival in New York City, New York 

2. Illenium 

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Illenium’s blend of Trap Music, Dubstep, and Future Bass has made him a coveted artist to see live in concert. Starting his career in 2013, this native Californian rose to fame relatively quickly and has been performing in festivals ever since. Illenium will be featured in four festivals this year:

  • April 24th-25th: Ubbi Dubbi Festival in Ennis, Texas USA
  • June 18th-20th: Bud Light Escapade Music Festival in Ottawa, Canada
  • September 3rd-5th: Electric Zoo Festival in New York City, New York USA
  • September 17th-19th: Imagine Music Festival in Atlanta, Georgia USA

3. Gryffin 

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Gryffin was first recognized for his melodic House Music in 2016 after he graduated from USC, which is where he had initially discovered his love for producing EDM music. Since then, he has created songs that feature top musical vocalists such as Aloe Blacc and Daya. This year, Gryffin will perform at these three venues so far: 

  • April 24th-25th: Ubbi Dubbi Festival in Ennis, Texas USA 
  • August 20th-22nd: Fuji Rock Festival in Yuzawa, Japan
  • September 17th-19th: Imagine Music Festival in Atlanta, Georgia USA 

4. Kaskade

Kaskade has been in the EDM world for quite some time; he started producing music in the early 2000s, back when he lived in Chicago. He quickly gained popularity after his debut 2003 album, “It’s You, It’s Me,” which gave him a ticket to perform across the US. He has maintained his popularity over the years and is scheduled to perform in five EDM concerts in 2021: 

  • April 24th-25th: Ubbi Dubbi Festival in Ennis, Texas USA 
  • May 29th: Brooklyn Mirage solo performance in Brooklyn, New York USA
  • June 18th-20th: Bud Light Escapade Music Festival in Ottawa, Canada
  • September 3rd-5th: Electric Zoo Festival in New York City, New York USA
  • September 17th-19th: Imagine Music Festival in Atlanta, Georgia USA

5. Malaa

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As a performer, Malaa first came onto the scene with his hit song, “Notorious,” and is well-known for his iconic black face mask and secret identity. He is a part of the ‘Pardon My French’ group which contains Tchami and DJ Snake, and regularly performs with the two in B2B concerts. This year, Malaa will perform in four festivals:

  • May 29th-30th: Sunset Music Festival in Tampa, Florida USA
  • June 18th-20th: Bud Light Escapade Music Festival in Ottawa, Canada
  • July 1st: Open Air St. Gallen Festival in St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • September 17th-19th: Imagine Music Festival in Atlanta, Georgia USA

6. Martin Garrix

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Martin Garrix became a 17-year-old worldwide sensation upon the release of his single, “Animals,” in 2013. Since then the artist has opened up his own record label and paved his way in the EDM industry, even performing in the closing ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics. This year, Garrix will be performing in eight festivals:

  • January 25th: The Prelude, an online interactive rave 
  • June 4th: Brӓnnbollsyran Festival in Umeå, Sweden 
  • June 18th: Hurricane Festival in Scheebel, Germany
  • June 20th: Bud Light Escapade Music Festival in Ottawa, Canada
  • July 2nd: Open’er Festival in Gdynia, Poland
  • July 10th: Ruisrock Festival in Turku, Finland
  • August 14th: Red Valley Festival in Arbatax, Italy 
  • August 26th: Creamfields Festival in Halton, UK

7. Nghtmre

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Nghtmre rose to fame when his song, “Street,” became a trap-summer anthem for ravers in 2015. Since then he has performed worldwide and has greatly broadened his presence in the EDM industry. Nghtmre will be performing in three shows this year:

  • June 18th-20th: Bud Light Escapade Music Festival in Ottawa, Canada
  • May 29th-30th: Sunset Music Festival in Tampa, Florida USA
  • September 24th: Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado USA

8. Rezz

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Rezz’s path to fame began when Skrillex and Deadmau5 found her music on SoundCloud, leading her to sign onto Deadmau5’s record label. Her original take on EDM music puts her in a sub-genre that is hard to classify, however the artist has described her own music as downtempo-dubstep. Rezz will be performing in seven EDM concerts in 2021:

  • May 29th-30th: Sunset Music Festival in Tampa, Florida USA
  • May 28th-30th: Summer Camp Festival in Chillicothe, Illinois USA 
  • June 3rd: Breakaway Beach solo performance in Cancun, Mexico
  • July 14th: Dour Festival in Dour, Belgium
  • September 2nd: Red Rocks Amphitheater solo performance in Morrison, Colorado USA
  • September 3rd: Red Rocks Amphitheater solo performance in Morrison, Colorado USA
  • September 9th-12th: Dancefestopia Festival in LaCygne, Kansas USA

9. Seven Lions

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Seven Lions began his career in 2012 when he won a remix competition, immediately getting the attention of Skrillex and later producing songs through Skrillex’s label. He rose to fame in the mid 2010s, during which he became a performer celebrated worldwide. Seven Lions will be performing in four festivals this year:

  • April 24th-25th: Ubbi Dubbi Festival in Ennis, Texas USA
  • May 29th-30th: Sunset Music Festival in Tampa, Florida USA
  • June 18th-20th: Bud Light Escapade Music Festival in Ottawa, Canada 
  • September 3rd-5th: Electric Zoo Festival in New York City, New York USA

10. TroyBoi

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As a native South East London resident, TroyBoi came to fame in the early 2010s. His blend of EDM and Hip Hop has made him a highly coveted artist to see live, which you have the opportunity to do two times this year at these venues:

  • May 29th-30th: Sunset Music Festival in Tampa, Florida USA
  • September 9th-12th: Dancefestopia Festival in LaCygne, Kansas USA

11. Valentino Khan: 

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Valentino Khan is a man of many talents; after his 2015 song “Deep Down Low,” was titled the Most Played Track of the Year, the artist followed through with more hit singles and a talent of producing music for famous Pop and Hip Hop artists. This year, Khan will perform at three venues:

  • April 24th-25th: Ubbi Dubbi Festival in Ennis, Texas USA 
  • May 29th-30th: Sunset Music Festival in Tampa, Florida USA
  • September 3rd-5th: Electric Zoo Festival in New York City, New York 

12. Other Major EDM Artists Who Will Be Featured In These Concert Festivals Are: 

September 3rd-5th: Electric Zoo Festival in New York City, new York USA

  • Alan Walker, Deorro, Loud Luxury, Tiesto

June 18th-20th: Bud Light Escapade Music Festival in Ottawa, Canada

  • Chris Lake, The Chainsmokers, Robin Shulz 

May 29th-30th: Sunset Music Festival in Tampa, Florida USA

  • AC Slater, Drezo, Party Favor

Although not many artists are participating in shows that feature them as the solo headliner (at least, not yet), the festivals mentioned above will give you the opportunity to finally let out that pent up rave energy with a large and diverse number of performers! From Alesso all the way to Valentino Khan, we hope that you now have a better sense of where to find some EDM concerts in 2021. And, if you need a little help picking out an outfit for what could be your first rave of the year, click the link here to get inspired.