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Continuing the legacy as the longest running multi-day, multi-stage EDM event in Texas, LAN continued its tradition of offering local residents and travelers alike a highly-curated mix of top-tier electronic music acts spanning a variety of genres to ring in the New Year. This year’s celebration played host to several of the most sought-after acts in the world, including headliners Bassnectar, Marshmello, Porter Robinson, Illenium, NGHTMRE, and Seven Lions – all of whom offered awe-inspiring performances at the larger-than-life Supernova Stage.
Further performances included EDM giants Ookay, who performed a rare live set which was just introduced for the first time this September; Liquid Stranger; AC Slater; Destructo; Drezo; and TOKiMONSTA, who kept the party going all weekend long. Plus, as genres continue to collide across today’s music landscape, this year’s event again featured some of the top acts in hip-hop, including Houston’s own Maxo Kream, as well as Ugly God and Smokepurpp, two leaders in the new “Soundcloud rap” movement.
In addition to all of the mesmerizing music performances throughout the weekend, attendees were also treated to an updated footprint with immersive and visual art throughout the grounds. The updated footprint included two main stages in the Satellite Stage, which was designed to mirror a European-style club environment; as well as the Supernova Stage, which featured world-class LED screen production spanning nearly the size of a football field. Similar to last year though, LAN included several outdoor areas, as well as some of the best food trucks in the DFW area and multiple free water stations throughout the expanded indoor / outdoor facility.