Spring Awakening announces Anjunadeep Stage w/ Rüfüs Du Sol, Lane 8 + more

This year’s Spring Awakening is right around the corner, and in celebration of the countdown, we’re proud to announce the first Branded Stage set to take over the festival grounds for a day of uniquely curated lineups and wild performances. Hosting will be none other than Above & Beyond’s smooth and sultry deep house imprint Anjunadeep, who will feature a headlining spot from Rüfüs du Sol, one of the hottest indie dance groups out of Australia! Their second album Bloom reached the No. 1 spot on the ARIA charts in 2016, skyrocketing the group to the highest realms of critical acclaim.

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Spring Awakening 2017 Phase 1 Lineup

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[Post Updated 7:06 PM]

Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF) is proud to announce a massive Phase 1 lineup for its sixth annual installment, taking place at Adams/Medill Park on Friday, June 9th through Sunday, June 11th. Over 80 artists will perform across five unique stages, demonstrating a dynamic variety of genres within the electronic music spectrum.

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Spring Awakening Announces 2017 Dates, Location & Presale Tickets


Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF) is proud to announce the 2017 dates and location for the sixth installment, taking place June 9-11. This summer, the largest all-electronic music festival in the Midwest will return to its beautiful new location at Addams/Medill Park in Chicago, IL.

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Spring Awakening Music Festival Turns 5 [Recap]

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Having attended all 5 Spring Awakening Music Festivals, I can honestly say it has been exciting to see the festival grow from its infancy, to what is now THE EDM festival to attend in Chicago. React Presents’ other festivals may have been around longer, or shorter, but none offer more in terms of EDM than Spring Awakening. A quick search of the hashtag #SAMF16 on Instagram solidifies this claim, as people from all parts of the US attended this year’s festival.

It seems that most large EDM style festivals in Chicago have to deal with politics and neighborhood drama. Spring Awakening was no different, with its several location changes. Instead of focusing on this year’s challenges let me roll right into why this year’s festival was bigger, better and more organized.

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