America’s Best DJ on Tour

Markus Schulz Tour Blog: April 18

Nashville, Tenn. — Our night in Music City had us invading the Anthem nightclub. It went like this: 4:00 a.m.: “Everyone batten down the hatches, we’re taking off! Make sure everything’s secure, because it’s gonna be a bumpy ride!” Markus obnoxiously interrupts our bunk area, while the rest of us

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Markus Schulz Tour Blog: April 17

Apr 16 — Phoenix of Charlotte, NC 4:00 p.m.: I find a nail salon and cash in my bet with a pedicure. What, you think I’m actually going to have Markus massage my feet? 6:00 p.m.: Crew is still working diligently to fit the production into the venue, so that

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Markus Schulz Tour Blog: April 16

Charlotte, N.C.–We’ve crept well below the Mason-Dixon Line, finally arriving in the stately South. We had a pair of off-days, so here’s how we spent them: Sunday, April 14: 10:00 p.m.: On our way from D.C. to Charlotte, Markus is bored, so we jokingly check out “hookup” apps to see

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Markus Schulz Tour Blog: April 14

Washington, D.C.—Done in Buffalo, we’re off to the Nation’s Capitol, Washington, D.C., and beyond. Here’s how it went: 6:00 a.m.: Did I mention that I’m a princess? Well, now I’m on the Cinderella bus. OK, wrong Cinderella. And considering that KhoMha laughed at me in the morning, because I looked

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Markus Schulz Tour Blog: April 13

Buffalo, N.Y.—If it’s Friday, it must be Buffalo, where we visit the stately Statler City hotel and the DJs play its ballroom. It went like this: 2:00 p.m.: I wake up in Buffalo with Neneh Cherry in my head. I use “wake up” loosely, because again, I hardly slept. Still,

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Markus Schulz Tour Blog: April 12

Philadelphia—Last night’s gig was at Soundgarden Hall in the City of Brotherly Love. Here’s what it was like, hour by hour: 12:30 p.m.: After a night of about a thousand mini heart attacks with every bump on the road as I tried to sleep, my blanket falling halfway out of

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Markus Schulz Tour Blog: April 11

Boston – It’s 6 a.m., and I’ve been trying for about an hour, but I just can’t sleep. It’s not that I’m uncomfortable; I’m in a veritable cocoon of a bunk with four—count them, four—pillows and a blanky, a sleep mask, my bottle of water, a reading light, and a

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Markus Schulz Tour Blog: April 9

Boston – To all the musicians I’ve loved before: I’m sorry. I know that the Journey song about life on the road pulls at your heart strings. I know you thought it was a good idea to break up with me to go on tour in a crappy van around

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America’s Best DJ Victory Tour

After being voted 2012 America’s Best DJ, Markus Schulz was honored at Las Vegas’ Marquee Club with a massive ABDJ closing party this past October. But heading into a busy 2013, he’s ineligible to win this year’s honor—ABDJ champs can’t win two years in a row. Still, the Miami-based trance

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