I Made This for You: Women in EDM Edition


Are you excited for festival season? We are, too. Particularly since more attention is being given to lineup equality.

Recently, THUMP, Broadly (subsidiaries of Vice Media) and Smirnoff announced a new collaborative multimedia project, Top 50 Women Making Noise, intended to increase the representation of women in the music industry with a heavy emphasis on electronic dance music. What’s the goal? Double the women headliners in electronic music. Can I get a hell yeah?

We want to join in too, and show our support. In honor of increasing the presence of women in electronic music, we’ve created an all-women #mixtape of artists coming to Texas this season. We’re stoked to have a bunch of names to pull from Euphoria Fest, which is fast approaching this April 6-9, and has certainly taken a step in the right direction in lineup diversity. Special shout-out to Free Press Summer Fest and newcomer Middlelands for booking so many women artists, as well, and to Foam n’ Glow for booking Candyland as top headliner.

Get out there and show some support! Here’s a list of women coming through Texas to some of our favorite festivals and dance music venues this spring and summer.

Flava D: It’ll Do Club, Dallas, TX | March 31

Mija, Ill-Esha, Raven Felix, Tennyson, Turkauz, Henna Rosso, Jamiroqueen, Maddy O’Neal: Euphoria Fest, Austin, TX | April 6-9

Clean Bandit: Trees, Dallas, TX | April 12 & Emo’s, Austin, TX | April 13 & White Oak Music Hall, Houston, TX | April 14

Zara Larsson: Trees, Dallas, TX | April 12 & White Oak Music Hall, Houston, TX | April 14

Starley: Trees, Dallas, TX | April 12 & White Oak Music Hall, Houston, TX | April 14

Ducky, Nora En Pure, Rezz: Something Wonderful, Fort Worth, TX | April 22-23

Jack Novak: Lizard Lounge, Dallas, TX | April 27

Eli & Fur: The Nines, Dallas, TX | April 28 & Kingdom, Austin, TX | April 29

Alison Wonderland, Bonnie X Clyde, Crystal Castles, Elohim, Phantogram, Tokimonsta, Vicious Viv: Middlelands, Todd Mission, TX | May 5-7

Magda: 301 Live, El Paso, TX | May 6

Mija, Snow Tha Product, The Chamanas, Tennyson, Bogan Via: Neon Desert, El Paso, TX | May 27-28

Lorde, Solange, Tove Lo, The Strumbellas, Anna Lunoe, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Khruangbin, Cherry Glazerr, Rose Ette, Bang Bangz, The Wheel Workers, Kay Weathers, Miears

Candyland: Foam n’ Glow, Dallas, TX | June 16

Nora En Pure: Kingdom, Austin, TX | July 7 & Clé, Houston, TX | July 9

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