In this video, I’m listing and talking about the rave/electronic music events in Edmonton and Calgary that I’ve been to. I’ve listed everything in order of how they usually happen through the year.
The three big promoters in my area are Boodang, Union Electronic, and Blueprint Events. There is also Pearl Entertainment and Aqua Audio.
Boodang’s Official Website: http://boodang.com and Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BoodangMusicCanada
Union Electronic: http://www.unionevents.com/
February (Edmonton - Valentine’s Day/Family Day Long Weekend): Frequency (Boodang): http://www.freqy.ca/
March (Edmonton - Easter Long Weekend): Northern Lights Music Festival or NLMF (Aqua Audio): https://www.facebook.com/northernlightsmusicfest
July (Calgary Stampede Kickoff Weekend): Badlands (Aqua Audio): https://www.facebook.com/badlandsmusicfest
August (Calgary – second weekend): Chasing Summer (Union Events) http://www.chasingsummerfestival.com/
August/September (Edmonton – end of summer/Labour Day long weekend): Arrival Alberta (Blueprint) http://arrivalalberta.com/
October (Edmonton – Thanksgiving Long Weekend): Blackout (Boodang) http://www.black-out.ca/
The Sound of Qdance (Boodang): http://boodang.com/event-detail.php?id=79
Pure White Night (Boodang): http://purewhitenight.com/
October/November (Edmonton – Halloween Weekend): Scream (Boodang) http://www.screamhalloween.ca/
December (after Christmas): Pure in Calgary (Boodang) http://boodang.com/videos.php?id=-kIml72ZyKU
(Edmonton) Get Together Alberta/G2G (Blueprint) https://www.facebook.com/events/698182206929659/
December (New Year’s Eve Calgary): Glitter and Gold (Union Electronic) http://www.unionevents.com/event/723019-glitter-gold-nye-2015-calgary/
(Edmonton NYE): Tiesto (Boodang) http://boodang.com/event-detail.php?id=86
Forgot to mention Soundwave! This event happens about 4 times a year at the West Edmonton Mall World Waterpark. It’s like a beach party rave indoors. Usually has one headliner playing for most of the night. I’ve seen Steve Aoki at one of these events. The latest artist that came here was Adventure Club.
Special Mention: Elements Music Festival 2012: http://elementsfest.com/
Other Events mentioned that I haven’t attended:
Impact (Boodang) http://boodang.com/event-detail.php?id=58
Bassarena (Boodang): http://boodang.com/event-detail.php?id=67
Life in Color (Union Events): http://www.unionevents.com/event/843707-life-in-color-big-bang-world-edmonton/
Mad Decent Block Party (Union Events): http://www.unionevents.com/event/843707-life-in-color-big-bang-world-edmonton/
There are many smaller events that happen in and around Edmonton and Calgary as well. A lot of artists come to smaller clubs like Encore and Union Hall and happen almost every weekend. This is not a complete list. I’ve tried to cover all events based on my own personal attendance and experience. All banner and promotional pictures were taken from the official websites and event pages of all the events. Event footage was taken by me on my Iphone camera.
If you have any questions about events, please feel free to share. I will answer them based on my experiences. As always, like and subscribe! Comment below if you’ve been to any or all of these events, and let me know what you think!
Thanks for watching :)
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