Concerts

Lights All Night Is Worth Driving to Dallas to Dance All Night

"Huge" is the first thing that comes to mind when you walk into the ballroom holding the main stage (dubbed Mothership 2.0) of Lights All Night. While it's almost certainly -- sorry, I forgot my measuring tools at home -- not the biggest festival stage in Texas, it looks the part; open space has a way of making the massive look less so because it lacks a frame of reference.

It's hard not to be impressed by what Lights All Night has managed to build over the last five years. From El Paso to Houston and many points in between, Texas has a lot of EDM festivals; and Something Wicked is certainly right on its heels, but every year Lights All Night shows up on the final weekend to remind everyone who rules the Texas EDM festival scene.

This year the trek for those heading up to Dallas was not easy, rain and traffic being what they are, but that's the price you pay sometimes. As is custom, here's a recap of what two days of following the lights entails.

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