photo collage of, left to right, of Pretty Lights, VNSSA, and Alix Perez.

MP3 SHOWS: The Ultimate List of August Concerts in New York, Denver, Miami, Los Angeles & More

Live music continues to pulse through the veins of our culture, with unforgettable shows happening across North America every month. Welcome to MP3 SHOWS, our comprehensive roundup of the top music concerts in major cities this upcoming month.

Let’s take a look at August:

New York City:

Öona Dahl, Sepehr, Amber Cox & More

House of Yes I August 5, 2023 I Ticket Link

MORPH is an Experience of Esotericism – a specially designed one-night-only visual and sonic experience of art and dance music, guided and curated by the incomparable cosmic creator Öona Dahl. Join us as we evolve into the psychedelic tech-age with grace.

Anjunabeats Outdoors: Mat Zo, ilan Bluestone, Andrew Bayer, Gabriel & Dresden, & More

The Rooftop at Pier 17 I August 5, 2023 I Ticket Link

This August the Anjunabeats live experience will begin at The Rooftop at Pier 17 in New York City for a day of music, community and fun in the fresh air.

VNSSA, Mary Droppinz, AKKI, Golf Clap

Elsewhere I August 5, 2023 I Ticket Link

Rising stars VNSSA and Mary Droppinz headline a night of house music at Elsewhere in Brooklyn this August. Don’t miss out!

kryptogram, Jerba & JoJo

Elsewhere Rooftop I August 11, 2023 I Ticket Link

Kryptogram will bring his fresh spin on deep, jazzy-house, & garage to New York City this summer for a headlining performance at Elsewhere Rooftop!

Emancipator, Northern Form, Murge

Elsewhere The Hall I August 18, 2023 I Ticket Link

Emancipator will stop in New York City on his summer tour presented by LOCI Records in a must-see show for fans of trip-hop, downtempo, and ambient electronic.

Louis The Child, What So Not, Blonde Maze, JOYRYDE, The Knocks, Snakehips, Dr. Fresch, Moksi, Pauline Herr, TAIKI NULIGHT

The Brooklyn Mirage I August 19, 2023 I Ticket Link

Louis The Child is bringing their one-night-only Alter-Ego Festival back to the Brooklyn Mirage for a second straight year, featuring an all-star support lineup and live stand-up comedy.

Los Angeles:

Skrillex b2b Four Tet, Kaskade b2b John Summit, Kayzo b2b Sullivan King, Diplo b2b BLOND:ISH, & More

Hard Summer Music Festival – LA Memorial Coliseum – Exposition Park – BMO Stadium I August 5-6, 2023 I Ticket Link

HARD Summer music festival returns to Los Angeles for its fifteenth anniversary this year! Join us for two days of stacked lineups, including b2bs from some of the biggest names in electronic music and special hip-hop guest performances.

Wilkinson, Luude, Alix Perez

 The Belasco I August 5, 2023 I Ticket Link

Looking for a move after Hard Music Festival? Check out the official Hard Afters for a night of drum n bass with Wilkinson, Luude, and Alix Perez!

Green Velvet, Walker & Royce, DJ Seinfeld, Lucati, & More

1756 Naud Street I August 12, 2023 I Ticket Link

LA LA LAND IS BACK! Get down with Green Velvet, Walker & Royce, and more of today’s best house artists at this Insomniac-curated event presented by Factory 93 x Green Velvet.

Deeper Purpose, Torren Foot, Bones

LA State Historic Park: On the Promenade I August 12, 2023 I Ticket Link

Day Trip has a simple premise: House Music All Day Long! This Insomniac open-air day party features performances by Deeper Purpose, Torren Foot, Bones, and more! Come out and dance!

Lane 8, Maceo Plex, Bob Moses, Township Rebellion, Agents of Time, & More – Interstellar Music Festival

LA Waterfront at Berth 46 I August 19-20, 2023 I Ticket Link

Interstellar Music Festival will take place August 19-20 in Los Angeles! We’ve reached into the vast, deep nothingness of space and have returned to you with a concept for a new celebration, a transcendental communion unlike anything you’ve encountered before: the Interstellar Experience.


Sofi Tukker

TAO Chicago I August 3, 2023 I Ticket Link

Sofi Tukker will DJ TAO Chicago for the Official Lollapalooza Aftershow. Don’t let the fun end! Dance the night away to house music at this special post-festival performance.

SVDDEN DEATH, Ray Volpe, Hairitage

Radius I August 4, 2023 I Ticket Link

Where are the bass heads at? SVDDEN DEATH will headline the Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with heavy-hitting support from Ray Volpe and Hairitage.


PRYSM Chicago – August 5, 2023 I Ticket Link

ODESZA will play an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow at PRYSM Chicago following their performance at the famous music festival.

FuntCase, Rusko

Joe’s On Weed Street I August 11, 2023 I Ticket Link

Collectiv Presents: FuntCase with Rusko! Join us for a night of dubstep and drum n bass at Joe’s on Weed Street this August!

Dirt Monkey

Sound-Bar I August 18, 2023 I Ticket Link

Get ready for crazy wubs and wonky wobbles when Dirt Monkey takes over Sound-Bar in Chicago this August!

Emancipator, Late Night Radio

Concord Music Hall I August 11, 2023 I Ticket Link

Emancipator will stop in Chicago on his summer tour presented by LOCI Records in a must-see show for fans of trip-hop, downtempo, and ambient electronic.

Odd Mob

SPY BAR I August 5, 2023 I Ticket Link

With a genre-defying catalog of songs, Odd Mob will bring his upbeat live performance to SPY BAR in Chicago this summer!

San Francisco:

The Floozies

The Midway I August 5, 2023 I Ticket Link

The Floozies are coming to The Midway in San Francisco on August 5th with support from Phyphr!

Mary Droppinz: Making of A Star

Lil Texas

DNA Lounge I August 10, 2023 I Ticket Link

FANS OF HARDSTYLE LISTEN UP! As the American captain of 200 Bpm, LIL TEXAS will stop at nothing to make you dance until you hit the ground. Check out his must-see performance at DNA Lounge this August!

The Polish Ambassador, Opiuo

The Midway I August 11, 2023 I Ticket Link

The Bay Area is in for a treat when The Polish Ambassador and Opiuo make their way to The Midway for a one-of-a-kind glitch and bass performance.

Knife Party

Temple Nightclub I August 18, 2023 I Ticket Link

OG dubstep legends Knife Party will travel all the way from Australia for a special performance at Temple Nightclub in San Francisco this summer.


Cornerstone Berkeley I August 19, 2023 I Ticket Link

Brownies & Lemonade, DJ Dials, and Cornerstone present Juelz! The talented producer has crafted a catalog that effortlessly fuses hip-hop and electronic.


sfam, Dyad Mafia, & More

The Lab Margate I August 5, 2023 I Ticket Link

The Lab and Get Lost in Sound are proud to present their upcoming event with sfam and Dyad Mafia, bringing you some amazing sound on our custom hand-built sound system!

Supertask, Thought Process, ESCPE, Daizy

The Ground I August 10, 2023 I Ticket Link

With the perfect blend of heavy and calm, engaging and introspective, danceable and meditative, Supertask brings a unique sound to bass music and will perform at The Ground featuring support from Thought Process and ESCPE.


Revolution Live I August 20, 2023 I Ticket Link

OneVibe presents Finesse the World Tour with Codd Dubz and VULLLGUR! Get ready for these riddim legends to come CHOP IT UP. Bringing back the production you know and love so get ready for a crazy visual experience with lasers and that bass in your chest!

Claude VonStroke, VNSSA, Black V Neck, & More

Club Space I August 27, 2023 I Ticket Link

Claude VonStroke and his Dirtybird Players will rock The Terrace at Club Space Sunday night into Monday morning on August 27th. From Miami, with love.

The Glitch Mob on EDM’s Minimalism Movement Heading Into 2023


Somatoast, Charles Nimbus, Audio Goblin, austinspace

Aisle 5 I August 4, 2023 I Ticket Link

Speakeasy and Frequency 36 present Somatoast with special guest Charles Nimbus. This is a must-see performance for fans of experimental bass and features support from talented upcoming producers Audio Goblin and austinspace.


Believe Music Hall I July 22, 2023 I Ticket Link

Iris Presents: HOL! at Believe Music Hall Saturday, July 22nd! After making his US debut at Forbidden Kingdom last year, HOL! has taken the world by storm, receiving nods from famous DJs like Four Tet and Skrillex.

Goopsteppa, pheel.

Aisle 5 I August 25, 2023 I Ticket Link

Speakeasy and amplifi presents Goopsteppa and pheel.! It’s about to get down and dirty with experimental bass when the two take over Aisle 5 in Atlanta this summer.

Pretty Lights

The Eastern I August 24-26, 2023 I Ticket Link

Pretty Lights will play three sold-out performances at The Eastern in Atlanta this August as part of his comeback Soundship Spacesystem tour. This promises to be a must-see performance!


Pretty Lights

The Mission Ballroom I August 4-6, 2023 I Ticket Link

Pretty Lights will play three sold-out performances at Mission Ballroom in Denver this August as part of his comeback Soundship Spacesystem tour. This promises to be a must-see performance!

Space Wizard, YDG

Summit Music Hall Denver I August 11, 2023 I Ticket Link

Bass wizard Space Wizard will bring his debut headline The Cosmic Voyage Tour to Denver this summer with support from YDG!

Zen Selekta, Abstrakt Sonance, & More

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom I August 17, 2023 I Ticket Link

Zen Selekta, Abstrakt Sonance, Special Guest Wraz and more will perform at Cervantes’ for SHIFT THURSDAYS presented by Cervantes’ & River Beats.

REAPER, Skellytyn, Persona Non Grata, & More

Offbeat Hideout I August 18, 2023 I Ticket Link

Where are our drum n bass heads? Offbeat is bringing REAPER back to Denver this August for some 360 action and too many lasers at the Hideout!

Cool Customer, Keota, Smigonaut, Bread Winner

As he continues to take the bass music scene by storm, Cool Customer will perform a sold-out show on Funktion 1 Sound at Cervantes’ with support from Keota, Smigonaut, Bread Winner and more!

Wooli, Tape B, Vastive, NOTIXX, Stumpi

Echo Mountain Ski Area I August 26, 2023 I Ticket Link

Wooli presents Mammoth Mountain II, a two-day bass music event 12,000 feet up Echo Mountain. Watch as dubstep greats Wooli, Tape B, Vastive, and more shake the mountain with earth-shattering bass.

Chief Kaya, Dopel, Subliminal

The Black Box I August 29, 2023 I Ticket Link

140 bpm legend Chief Kaya will perform at The Black Box for Sub.mission Electronic Tuesdays featuring support from Dopel and Subliminal.

REZZ, Lab Group, Skeler, Digital Ethos, Redrum

Red Rocks Amphitheatre I August 31, 2023 I Ticket Link

REZZ Rocks V will be a two-day REZZ-curated event at Red Rocks Ampitheatre at the end of August, featuring support from Lab Group, Skeler, and more!

Stay tuned for next month’s roundup of top shows, and remember to check out our Official MP3 MAG Spotify Playlists for a comprehensive roundup of new music.


Franz Hilberath is a writer, publicist, artist manager, and editor/founder of MP3 MAG. Franz's passion for telling creative's stories began as a journalist with local and national newspapers (Creative Loafing, USA Today), magazines (Marquee, Man of the Hour), and blogs (, CULTR). His byline spans live event coverage, music reviews and interviews with innovators such as ODESZA, Marc Rebillet, RUFUS DU SOL, Lee “Scratch” Perry, GRiZ, & SOFI TUKKER. Today, as an independent publicist (Franz.mp3), Franz has represented true creatives and esteemed labels such as Zeds Dead (Deadbeats), Gravitas Recordings, Mersiv (MorFlo Records), Night Tales (Ultra Records), Of The Trees (Memory Palace), Justin Jay (Fantastic Voyage), Meduso, KHIVA, RaeCola, THRASHA and more.
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