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POD Giveaway: Win Two 3-Day Passes to Spring Awakening 2017

posted by Alberto May 23, 2017

Festival season 2017 is upon us and what does that mean? Well if you’re a loyal POD reader, it means we have our first  festival giveaway of the season! The good folks at React Presents are hooking up one lucky person with two 3 day passes to this years SAMF. So if you’re trying to see Diplo, Alesso, Afrojack, Galantis and many more, check out how to enter the giveaway below. The contest ends next Tuesday (5/30). Good luck!

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Top 5 Acts We Are Excited To See @ SAMF 2016

posted by Ellena Rodriguez June 4, 2016

Spring Awakening 2016 Lineup

With only one week away, we are so stoked to be checking out this year’s acts at Spring Awakening. React’s 5th annual music festival is being held at Jefferson Park from June 10th to the 12th. This year’s lineup is stacked with EDM’s most talented artists, so if you haven’t copped your tickets yet, hurry and CLICK HERE to buy your wristband….you will not regret it. And if you have purchased your wristband, check out our top 5 acts you can’t miss at this year’s SAMF down below.

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Spring Awakening 2015 Lineup Announced feat. Zedd, Hardwell, Tiesto

posted by Oscar February 6, 2015

React Presents has announce the lineup for the fourth annual Spring Awakening Music Festival. The headlining acts heading to the historic Soldier Field in Chicago, IL, June 12th, 13th, and 14th are Grammy-award winning producer ZEDD, HARDWELL, TIESTO.

Rounding out the rest of the roster are Eric Prydz, Diplo Afrojack, Dada Life, Duke Dumont, Excision, Chicago’s Flosstradamus, Martin Garrix, and Zeds Dead.

While this news is big enough, a “surprised headliner” to be announced in the coming weeks is an act making their Chicago debut.

General Admission and VIP tickets are on sale now at www.springawakeningfestival.com!

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What’s Dope This Weekend? (6/14/-6/16)

posted by Alex June 14, 2013

library-lotSo the weekend has come up on us and you’re currently at the day gig trying to see what to do this weekend. Look no further, we have your weekend covered. We’ve vetted and chose some events worth checking out in the lovely city so you can get back to those “TPS Reports” that you’re boss has been asking you for since Monday morning. Continue Reading

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Vote for DJ Scend to play #SpringAwakening 2013

posted by Alex February 21, 2013
The Spring Awakening Music Fest is a huge 3-day event that will be held at Soldier Field here in Chicago, IL in June and they’re hosting a contest for one lucky DJ to rock that stage.
POD favorite, DJ Scend has officially entered and NEEDS YOUR VOTES. All you need to do is visit the site, enter in a valid email and repeat daily.  One valid email counts for one valid vote. YOU CAN VOTE ONCE A DAY, EVERY DAY. Voting ends on Monday, May 13th. Get to voting, and get to voting OFTEN!
Judges will choose one lucky DJ from the 10 who end with the most votes. That DJ will rock Spring Awakening in June. Let’s make sure we get Scend in there for this! If you have yet to listen to DJ Scend’s latest mini mix, called “This is My House”, click here!