Published: September 18, 2013
By: Ellie Salrin
I’m strongly questioning if America is ready for what is about to hit them on September 27th. In our country, we have our own ideas about music festivals - the artists, the setups, the people. Well, the Europeans have their ideas too and most of them are at a massive scale of grandeur. Europe is home to some of the world’s largest music festivals (think Glastonbury) and lucky for us, they’re bringing a taste of that over to the states with TomorrowWorld, the child of epic Belgian electronic music festival TomorrowLand.
That’s right, Chattahoochee Hills near Atlanta, GA is going to be taken over September 27-29 by the creators of one of the most notable global music festivals. Towering, elaborate backdrops will be built, dream lands will be erected, and musicians will stream in from all over the land in preparation for what could possibly be the festival of the year.
Get rowdy with Borgore, Excision, Rusko, Gramatik, Diplo, Calvin Harris, Tiesto, David Guetta, Porter Robinson, Steve Aoki, Dirtyphonics, Benny Benassi, Laidback Luke, Carnage, Afrojack, Pete Tong, A-Trak, AraabMuzik, RL Grime, Treasure Fingers, Paper Diamond, Skream, Kill Paris, Flosstradamus, Mimosa, Two Fresh, Zomboy, Savoy, NiT GriT, and many more. With 300+ artists spanning the spectrum of EDM, we promise there will be something there for everyone.
Camping options abound in the World of Tomorrow. From general admission to full blown bedrooms, there’s an option for every preference (and budget). 3-day General Admission passes, or the Full Madness Pass, allow access Friday-Sunday and are available for $347.00. Friday and Sunday day passes, or the Magical Friday pass and Glorious Sunday pass, are available for $127.00 each (Saturday is sold out).
The Full Madness Comfort Pass (VIP) is $847.00 and allows access Friday-Sunday as well as exclusive access to various Comfort Zones, which are located at each stage. They boast the best stage views, hors d’oeuvres, and the opportunity to purchase bottle service. You also receive onsite parking. The Comfort Pass is available in day passes for Friday and Sunday (Saturday is sold out) and are $297.00 each.
DreamVille is a festival camping experience unique to most U.S. festivals. It’s a small city that has unique features like community centers, shops, activities, a welcome party on Thursday called “The Gathering,” elevated pathways, art installations, and its own set of camping options. Dreamville Passes must be purchased in combination with a Full Madness Pass or Full Madness Comfort Pass (VIP). You can choose the Tent Camping option, which allows access and camping in Dreamville with camping equipment not included. There is an Easy Tent option, which includes a colorfully designed 2-person tent or 4-person tent, real toilets and showers, along with an air mattress, sleeping bag for each person and night light. Finally, the Relax Rooms option includes a room with a lockable door, 2 fully dressed beds, electricity, and access to the Relax Zone with a lounge and jacuzzis. View additional ticketing information here.
Expect mind-blowing decor, enchanting acts and animation, cozy cocktail bars, and gourmet food. TomorrowWorld marks the first European festival of its scale in the U.S. and the first to set a minimum age of 21.
The TomorrowLand franchise is known for their uniquely designed stages with massive backdrops filled with endless bells and whistles. They are typically characterized by a face in the middle, with a collage of screens and art exploding out. At night, expect fireworks and lazers shooting from them.
The production company of the event, ID&T, is an international music festival promoter. They have a plethora of experience that they’re bringing to the table, currently putting on festivals in over 20 countries, so prepare to be wowed.
If you are up for the inaugural festival experience of a lifetime, come make history with 50,000 of your closest friends at TomorrowWorld.