Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times upped the ante a bit with appearances at Spring Awakening Music Festival at Soldier Field in Chicago (75,000 fans) and Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (345,000).
Held June 12-14, SAMF included nine ABDJ nominees: Audien, Derrick Carter, Flosstradamus, Jack Ü (Diplo & Skrillex), Justin Martin, MK, Morgan Page, Seven Lions and TJR.
Held June 19-21, EDC Vegas included 22 nominees: AC Slater, Audien, Bassnectar, 3lau, Carnage, Dieselboy, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Dubfire, Flosstradamus, Get Real (Claude Von Stroke & Green Velvet), Justin Martin, Kaskade, Krewella, Moby, Pretty Lights, Saeed Younan, Seven Lions, Soul Clap, 12th Planet, Victor Calderone and Z-Trip.
As always, DJ Times was there, collecting ballots for the DJs and giving fans chances to win plenty of prizes—like Pioneer gear and a trip for two to San Diego for the ABDJ Closing Party/Award Ceremony at Omnia Nightclub on Oct. 11.
It looked like this: