Tiësto, Guetta, Hardwell & Aoki Headed to South Padre's UME
Let's See How He Does at the Beach: Steve Aoki at Bayou Music Center, October 2013
Photo by Marco Torres
Leaving the sights and beats extravaganza known as Lights All Night is simple enough, minus one thing: running the gauntlet of street teamers braving cold temperatures to pass out flyers. Those shiny pieces of advertising are a part of any dance music experience these days because before the one you're at ends there's always another party to look forward to.
And so in the first half of 2015 there are all sorts of things to get excited about, if that's you're thing: Something Wonderful in Dallas (no acts announced), Euphoria in
Dallas Austin (Pretty Lights headlines) and Ultimate Music Experience in South Padre, who are not playing around when it comes to their 2015 lineup.
Come March, South Padre is going to feel like a baby Ultra Music Festival, which is good news for you EDM fans looking to make plans for Spring Break. The three headliners for this year's UME are David Guetta, Hardwell and Tiësto, with support coming from Showtek, W&W, Oliver Heldens and more, depending on what night you attend. Hell, this thing is so big that Steve Aoki will be throwing cakes at the UME Pre-Party on March 18.
Here are the full lineups for UME:
Thursday, March 19 David Guetta, Showtek, Robin Schulz, Destructo
Friday, March 20 Hardwell, W&W, Dannic, Thomas Newson
Saturday, March 21 TIËSTO, DVBBS, Oliver Heldens, Moti
Now sure, going to listen to dance music at Schlitterbahn in South Padre is maybe kind of weird, but it's just a logical progression of all those bands that used to play at Astroworld, back when that was still a thing that existed. Every generation gets the amusement park concerts it deserves.
If you didn't think Spring Break could get more ridiculous, well, you're just being silly; here's a small teaser of what UME 2015 will look like:
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