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Spring Awakening Drops a Batch of Headliners and New Location Details

Spring Awakening 2019 Headliners

Last updated on September 9th, 2019 at 11:21 am

Chicago area readers rejoice, the Spring Awakening 2019 lineup is finally here. Well, the headliners anyway, as well a bevy of information on the new site hosting the (late) spring fling.

In a new move as of this year, the lineup will be released in two parts. Today’s list of headliners will be followed by another announcement with the remainder of the lineup this Friday, March 15th.

A bunch of big shots are headlining SAMF 2019: Grammy-nominated DJ Snake; Grammy-award winning producer/DJ/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter, ZEDD; the DJ who will maybe forever look like he’s in high school, Martin Garrix; the dark, enthralling electronic grumblings of the Canadian she-boss, REZZ;  everything funky under the sun/sax master GRiZ; and melodic bass producer extraordinaire ILLENIUM.

The festival can officially be classified as nomadic, as it relocates once again, this time to the Entertainment District in Hoffman Estates, a suburb northwest of Chicago. It may not be as sexy of a location as a downtown location or in a stadium, but I’m sure that React will use their festival prowess to create a fun and functional experience for their fans.

Spring Awakening 2019 will host five stages on 27 acres with sets from over 90 artists, in addition to their usual solid lineup of art installations as well as carnival rides. If you’ve attended a React festival before, you’ll know that they don’t mess around with their stage production.

The festival falls in its now typical place, over the second weekend in June, rather than over Memorial Day in years past.

Spring Awakening 2019 Headliners

Tickets Are On Sale Now at Keep an eye out here for the rest of the lineup and other relevant SAMF news.

Written by Ben Allen

I tell the story of the energy transfer between people who play music and that music's listeners. I photograph and write about festivals and concerts, which I've attended for three decades. I'm also the tall guy you probably got stuck behind at a show. First concert: Nirvana at Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Dec 1993. Yes, I am old. Tall and old.


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