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Latest EDM News Highlights – January 18, 2019

Tomorrowland 2019 Weekend 1 Stage Hosts Revealed, Global Journey Travel Packages on Sale
Fan-favorite labels return to this year’s event

Arguably the biggest electronic music festival in the world, Tomorrowland is gearing up for its 15th edition, returning to its iconic Belgium location in July. This year’s theme will see the return of “The Book of Wisdom”, one of the festival’s most beloved themes. The two-weekend event will see hundreds of thousands of EDM enthusiasts spread out over hosted stages by some of the biggest labels in the industry.

The full roster of hosts has been revealed for the first weekend (July 19-21) and some fan-favorites have once again teamed up with Tomorrowland to showcase their artists. Some of the labels include Anjunabeats, A State of Trance, Dirtybird, EPIC (Eric Prydz Holosphere), Future Sound of Egypt, Robin Schulz & Friends, Barong Family, Heldeep, Glitterbox, Netsky & Friends, Carl Cox Space IBZ, Shaq’s Funhouse, Monstercat and many more.

Being a destination festival, Tomorrowland offers Global Journey Travel Packages, allowing for maximum European fun alongside the festival. Packages are on sale now and can be purchased HERE.

The 2019 edition of Tomorrowland takes place July 19-21 and July 26-28 in Boom, Belgium. Pre-register HERE to be able to grab tickets. Worldwide pre-sale starts Saturday, January 26th, 2019. Worldwide tickets go on sale Saturday, February 2nd, 2019.

Ultra Music Festival Announces Resistance Island, Three Techno Stages
Some insane back-to-backs are in the works

Ultra Miami continues to push forward with plans to host its 2019 event in a new location at Virginia Key, seemingly unbothered at the cease and desist letter handed to them last week. The change of venue will allow for new experiences that would have never been possible at their previous location in Downtown Miami. One of those experiences is an island paradise for techno lovers.

Resistance Island will be a haven for techno lovers, hosting three stages with the best techno acts in the world. The Carl Cox Megastructure is set to make its return (although it may not be in its fire-breathing spider form), alongside two other stages— one will host top-tier talent, the other will be hosted by Burning Man’s Playground sound camp.

The sounds coming out of techno paradise will be pumping for twelve hours each day and include a solid lineup of the best in the genre. Adam Beyer (and a back-to-back with Eric Prydz as Cirez D), Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Richie Hawtin, Maceo Plex, Loco Dice, Hot Since 82, The Martinez Brothers, Jamie Jones b2b Joseph Capriati, Cristoph, Camelphat b2b Solardo, Alan Fitzpatrick, and an insane B3B- Dubfire B3B Nicole Moudaber B3B Paco Osuna.

Ultra Music Festival takes place March 29-31, 2019 at Virginia Key in Miami. Tickets are on sale now, get them HERE.

Lightning in a Bottle Changes Venue, Dates
This marks the fifth time the festival has relocated

Festival producers Do LaB have announced a few changes to is music and arts festival, Lightning in a Bottle. Having been held annually during Memorial Day Weekend, the festival will see a change of date to May 8th-13th. The change of date also comes with a change of venue, as the festival will be leaving the San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, California.

Citing management changes with the Monterey County Parks Department, as well as a change in camping availabilities, Lightning in a Bottle was forced to move from its current location. While the new venue has yet to be announced (although some keen fans seem to think its HERE), Lightning in a Bottle assured its attendees that the new locale is “…an improvement in every way.”

The new location, as well as early bird ticket sales and lineup announcement, is expected to be delivered in the upcoming weeks.

Dirtybird Campout West Coast To Stay in Modesto, 2019 Dates Revealed
The Central California campsite proved to be a great venue in 2018

After last year’s successful west coast edition (you can read my review of that HERE), Dirtybird announced it would return to the Modesto Reservoir Campgrounds for its fifth edition of Campout.

The campgrounds, which lay just outside of the city of Modesto in Central California, provided the festival with lakeside camping, islands, plenty of wide open grass fields, and overall beautiful scenery. The location allowed artists and campers alike to partake in kayaking, swimming, floatie contests and more.

Dirtybird Campout will continue to take place the first weekend of October, with this year’s dates set for October 4-6th, 2019.

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Friday 10/11/19

Workout Music

Generik Live @ Creamfields Arc Stage 2019

Shoulders and Calves (1-2 minutes rest between all sets):
1. Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press (3 sets of 8-10 reps)
2. Dumbbell Side Lateral Raise (3 sets of 8-10 reps)
3. Dumbbell Upright Row (3 sets of 8-10 reps)
4. Bent Over Dumbbell Reverse Fly (3 sets of 8-10 reps)
5. Seated Calf Raise (3 sets of 8-10 reps)

LISS Cardio (20 minutes):
Treadmill, Elliptical Trainer, StairMaster or Recumbent Stationary Bike

*Click on exercise to view video demonstration
*Cardio tip: choose your favorite cardio machine (I like to alternate), and then perform at a pace that is difficult enough to where you are breaking a light sweat (60-70% of your max heart rate), but to where you could still keep a conversation going with someone if you had to.