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Dance Music Conferences, Festivals and Awards

Annual events that bring the dance music community together to celebrate and work towards building a better future
  1. Amsterdam Dance Event (65)
  2. Billboard Dance MusicSummit (22)
  3. Club World Awards (6)
  4. DJ Times IDJ Expo (33)
  5. Grammy Awards - Grammys (11)
  6. Remix Hotel (7)
  7. Winter Music Conference (124)

Amsterdam Dance Event 2012
Amsterdam Dance Event 2012 - Coverage of Amsterdam Dance Event 2012

burn energy drink: The Apple of Electronic Dance Music?
burn energy drink: The Apple of Electronic Dance Music?

Winter Music Conference 2011 - Random Pictures
WMC 2011 - Random Pictures

Winter Music Conference 2011 - Day 2 Wrapup
Winter Music Conference 2011 - Day 2 Wrapup - Wrapup of Day 2 at Winter Music Conference 2011

International DJ Expo 2010 - Celebrating 20 Years
International DJ Expo 2010 - Celebrating 20 Years - 20th Anniversary International DJ Times Expo

Clubbing in London on Saturday Night
Clubbing in London on Saturday Night - Wrapup of a Saturday Night Clubbing in London

DJ Awards - 12th Edition of DJ Awards Presented at Pacha Ibiza
DJ Awards - 12th Edition of DJ Awards Presented at Pacha Ibiza

2009 Hard Dance Awards Winners
2009 Hard Dance Awards Nominees and Winners - The Nominees and Winners of the 2009 Hard Awards

National Association of Music Merchandisers (NAMM) 2008 Summer Showcase
The National Association of Music Merchandisers (NAMM) Summer Showcase hit Nashville last weekend with companies exhibiting their wares in a massive convention center full of booths. Imagine CES for musicians and you have an idea. While NAMM is focused on traditional musicians and mom-and-pop music stores, there were several companies exhibiting wares for the electronic musician and DJ.

Beatport 2008 Music Awards
Beatport 2008 Music Awards

Southport Weekender 2007 Wrapup
Five Thousand (5,000 – we think it's more) revelers came to the Pontins Holiday Centre in Southport England, an hour or so outside Manchester (North UK) in the beginning of November, to have the best weekend of their soulful house music lives.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008 Nominees Announced
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008 Nominees Announced

Lovefest 2007 Interview

With over 65,000 people partying to more than 20 floats and 200 DJs spinning, Lovefest 2007 continues to bring the vibe of the Love Parade to San Francisco. Launched in 2005, the Lovefest brings the spirit of Berlin Love Parade to the US with the blessing of Love Parade founder Dr. Motte. Sasha, Ferry Corsten, The Chemical Brothers, Blank & Jones, DJ Icey, Benny Benassi, DJ Dan, and Gabriel & Dresden are just a few of the hundreds of DJs and artists who will be performing during Lovefest.

Coachella 2007 - Dance / electronica artists join the festival
Coachella 2007 - Dance / electronica artists join the festival

Bang! Music Festival - Miami - November 11th
Bang! Music Festival - Miami - November 11th

Summer Music Conference - San Francisco 2006
Billed as the "first annual electronic music conference & technology expo in San Francisco," the Summer Music Conference will take place September 27th - October 1st. The conference will feature workshops, a technology expo, and an outdoor festival.

San Francisco LoveFest 2006
San Francisco LoveFest 2006

America's Best DJ Awards
America's Best DJ Awards

MOVE! - The 2006 Chicago International House Music Festival
Woodstock. Live Aid. Generation-defining festivals that united people through their love of music. It's time for the house music world to unite and celebrate where our music was born. MOVE! - the 2006 Chicago International House Music Festival will be held July 22 and 23rd at the new lakefront outdoor venues Charter One Pavillion at Northerly Island.

City of Babylon Tour Announced
City of Babylon Tour Announced

Dance Again Latin America - South American Music Conference 2005
Dance Again Latin America - South American Music Conference 2005

Mobile Beat DJ Show 2006
Mobile Beat DJ Show 2006 - Las Vegas

Spark - Festival of Electronic Music and Art
Spark - Festival of Electronic Music and Art

Bang! Music Festival - Miami - November 26th
Bang! Music Festival - Miami - November 26th

Release Dance Awards - 2005 Winners
Release Dance Awards - 2005 Winners

Dance Music Hall of Fame 2005 - Tickets on sale now!
Dance Music Hall of Fame 2005 - Tickets on sale now!

Hurricane Katrina Relief Events
Hurricane Katrina Relief Events

Groovefest 2005 Wrapup
Atlanta's Q100.5 FM sponsored Groovefest 2005 last weekend at the posh Compound featuring an incredible roster of DJs (Charles Feelgood, Darude, Blank & Jones, Skribble) and live performers (DHT, Ago, Aurbey, Reina, Jes, Nadia Ali, and Narcotic Thrust).

Dance Music Hall of Fame - 2005 Inductees Announced
Dance Music Hall of Fame - 2005 Inductees Announced

Mayor declares August 10th as House Unity Day in Chicago
Mayor declares August 10th as House Unity Day in Chicago

Ultra New York Announces Lineup
Ultra New York Announces Lineup

Dance Music Hall of Fame - 2005 Nominees Announced
Dance Music Hall of Fame - 2005 Nominees Announced

House Music Awards 2005 - Ready for Nominations
House Music Awards 2005 - Ready for Nominations

UK breathes life back into the Argentine electronica scene
A host of UK artists kicked the Buenos Aires scene back into action after an unusually quiet summer. Faithless, Mylo, Sasha & Digweed, and Argentinean native/UK-resident Hernan Cattaneo blew away 25,000 fans on a humid autumn night at the portside extravaganza.

Ten Essential Things You Need at WMC
Ten Essential Things You Need at WMC

"Dance Buenos Aires, Dance" - South American Music Conference
The first South American Music Conference landed in Buenos Aires with a host of international DJs joining local talent to the delight of over 22,000 fans. Boasting 29 international DJs, 35 South American DJs and 4 arenas of music, this event made its first tentative steps towards establishing itself in the global calendar.

Tsunami Relief Events
Tsunami Relief Events

2004 Worldwide Music Awards
2004 Worldwide Music Awards

Brit Awards 2005
Brit Awards 2005 Nominations

Breakbeat Awards - 4th Internation Breakspoll Awards
Breakbeat Awards - 4th Internation Breakspoll Awards

House Music Awards 2004 Winners
House Music Awards 2004 Winners

M3 2005 Summit Dates Announced
Miami Music Multimedia 2005 Summit Dates Announced

ROAR! - National Dance & Music Rights Alliance announces US Capitol protest
ROAR! - The National Dance and Music Rights Alliance announces protest on the US Capitol

House Music Awards Nominees announced
House Music Awards Nominees announced

DanceStar 2004 Awards airing on Trio Network
DanceStar 2004 Awards airing on Trio Network

National Electronic Dance Music Conference Announces Date Change
National Electronic Dance Music Conference Announces Date Change

Godskitchen Global Gathering 2004
Godskitchen Global Gathering 2004

Essential Dance Songs for Gay Pride
Essential Dance Songs for Gay Pride

National Electronic Dance Music Conference Announces Dates
The National Electronic Dance Music Conference (NEDMC) has announced their annual evenent to take place from September 3rd - 6th at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC. The NEDMS seeks to embrace all genres of electronic music including (but of course not limited to): house, industrial, hardcore, techno, hiphop.

Midem
Wonder where the big dogs go to sign the next massive dance smashes? Every January, industry leaders run to Cannes for this annual conference.

Rocky Mountain Electronic Music Conference
Industry tradeshow, conference, dance parties and massive talent lighting up the Rockies in Denver, Colorado. Originally scheduled for May 2003 but will be rescheduled.

Time Warp
Germany's biggest indoor rave held every year in Mannheim with a fantastic Line up

Clubbing in London (2010 Remix)
Clubbing in London (2010 Remix) - Wrapup of gay clubs in London (2010 Remix)

London 2010 - Pictures from Clubbing in London 2010
London 2010 - Pictures from Clubbing in London 2010

Amsterdam Dance Event 2011
Amsterdam Dance Event 2011 - Coverage of Amsterdam Dance Event 2011

The DJ Expo / Promo Only Summer Sessions 2011
The DJ Expo / Promo Only Summer Sessions 2011

2012 Dance Grammy Nominees-No
2012 Dance Grammy Nominees and Winners

2012 Dance Grammy Nominees
2012 Dance Grammy Nominees and Winners

2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards - Dance Music / Electronica Finalists
2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards - Dance Music / Electronica Categories

Best Dance / Electronica Song - Reader's Choice 2012
Best Dance / Electronica Song - Reader's Choice 2012

Best Remixed Song - Readers' Choice 2012
Best Remixed Song - Readers' Choice 2012

Best Dance / Electronica Artist Album - Readers' Choice Awards 2012
Best Dance / Electronica Artist Album - Readers' Choice Awards 2012

Best Dance Music / Electronica Video - Readers Choice Awards 2012
Best Dance Music / Electronica Video - Readers Choice Awards 2012

Best Dance Music / Electronica Artist - Readers' Choice Awards 2012
Best Dance Music / Electronica Artist - Readers' Choice Awards 2012

Best New Dance Music / Electronica Artist - Readers' Choice Awards 2012
Best New Dance Music / Electronica Artist - Readers' Choice Awards 2012

Best International DJ - Readers' Choice Awards 2012
Best International DJ - Readers' Choice Awards 2012

Best American DJ - Readers' Choice Awards 2012
Best American DJ - Readers' Choice Awards 2012

Best Dance Music / Electronica Podcast - Readers Choice Awards 2012
Best Dance Music / Electronica Podcast - Readers Choice Awards 2012

Best Dance / Electronica Song
Best Dance / Electronica Song

Best Remixed Song
Best Remixed Song

Best Dance / Electronica Artist Album
Best Dance / Electronica Artist Album

Best Dance Music / Electronica Video
Best Dance Music / Electronica Video

Best New Dance Music / Electronica Artist
Best New Dance Music / Electronica Artist

Best Remixer
Best Remixer

Best International DJ
Best International DJ

Best Dance Music / Electronica Podcast
Best Dance Music / Electronica Podcast

2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards - Dance Music / Electronica Winners
2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards - Dance Music / Electronica Winners

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