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Lost and Found
Posted on November 2, 2015

THANK YOU for an amazing inaugural outdoor Freaky Deaky!  Official Aftermovie and Photo recaps coming soon.  In the meantime,  if you’ve lost something at the festival, we’ve teamed up with Crowdfind to streamline the process and get items back to their owners.   Visit the Lost and Found page for all the info

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Griz (dj set) Afterparty Announced!
Posted on October 28, 2015

We’re excited to announce GRiZ (dj set) has just been announced for an official afterparty at Concord Music Hall Friday October 30th! He joins Tokimonsta for a night full of bass and beats.  For full details and tickets on sale now please visit the Ticket Page Here.        

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Download the App!
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Download the Official 2015 Freaky Deaky App for the most up-to-the-minute news, announcements and schedule changes!  Handy flashlight, map, links to afterparties and more included…available for iphone and Android! Download the iPHONE App. Download the ANDROID App.  

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Top Ten Tips!
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We’ve put together the Freaky Deaky 2015 Top Ten Tips for you to maximize the awesomeness of your weekend! Check them out below and prepare to have the time of your life! 1. THERE’S MORE THAN MUSIC AT FREAKY DEAKY! Ride the Ferris Wheel or Pharaoh’s Fury ship, win a prize for your sweetheart at the carnival […]

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Map Released!
Posted on October 23, 2015

2015 Map Released with fire sculptures, carnival rides and more! Click the image below to enlarge.

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Afterparties Announced!
Posted on October 20, 2015

React Presents is thrilled to  announce the official after parties for this year’s Freaky Deaky!  Tickets for these will go fast so don’t hesitate and get yours today! Official Freaky Deaky 2015 After Parties:FRIDAY Breach & Jackmaster – the MID – RSVP for No Cover at Tchami & Tokimonsta – Concord Music Hall – Tickets available at […]

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Costume Guidelines
Posted on October 15, 2015

Festival and Halloween Costumes are encouraged, however please make sure your outfit abides by Freaky Deaky’s rules and regulations: 1.      No realistic looking weapons or weapon accessories of any kind including knives, guns, swords, axes, etc.  2.      Costume must be able to be taken off if deemed necessary for a proper search, including masks, hats, […]

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Killer New Stage Designs!
Posted on October 8, 2015

We can’t have a new massive location without killer new stages designs to go with it!  Each stage will be under a hanger tent to capture the full energy of the party.  Welcome, if you dare to enter, to THE SHRINE and THE BIG TOP! Evoking the spirit of Halloween in THE SHRINE will be Bassnectar, Armin […]

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Costume Contest! Win 4-Pack of Passes + Hotel Room!
Posted on October 7, 2015

Click “Read More” Below To Go To the Contest

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Lockers with Cell Charging Now Available!
Posted on October 5, 2015

Freaky Deaky is happy to provide lockers equipped with universal cellphone chargers inside each locker.   You can stay charged and securely store your items with unlimited in and out access for the duration of the festival and quickly check-out at the end of the last night! You can even store your items overnight.  Need a sweatshirt […]

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Featured Freak: Sub Focus
Posted on September 28, 2015

Initially known for air-punching, dancefloor dismantling drum & bass, SUB FOCUS has now become synonymous with music that draws from all corners of the electronic landscape, and has come to epitomise the ‘anything goes’ mantra of todays flourishing dance scene. Drawing on his love of all strains of dance music, from 80s synth pioneers Vangelis and Jean Michel Jarre, through […]

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Featured Freak: Mac Miller
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Coming on the scene with his breakthrough K.I.D.S. mixtape in August of 2010, Pittsburgh-based rapper MAC MILLER had just turned 18 when he started earning a copious amount of attention from the music industry.  A year later he released his debut album, Blue Slide Park which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 charts.  After teaming up with hip-hop’s biggest […]

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Posted on September 23, 2015

React Presents is thrilled to announce the daily artist lineup and release a limited amount of single day tickets for this year’s Freaky Deaky festival! Discounted 3-day passes are 75% sold out, so get the best value while you still can. Click HERE to purchase your ticket. Check out the daily artist breakdown below: FRIDAY BASSNECTAR […]

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Hotels and Shuttles Available!
Posted on September 17, 2015

Freaky Deaky has partnered with three hotels conveniently located near the festival, Chicago Marriot Midway, Holiday Inn and Hilton Garden Inn at Midway Airport!  There will be FREE shuttles going to and from these hotels for all who book a room there, plus our partners are giving you Freaks Special Preferred Rates!  Don’t freak out […]

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Become a Brand Ambassador
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Earn a Free Ticket! This year we have two teams available, check them out below and see which one is best for you! Join the Physical Network Team: Become a Freaky Deaky Ambassador with The Physical Network! Spread the word and earn a Free ticket. It’s that simple. Join the program and learn more here. […]

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Featured Freak: Logic
Posted on September 15, 2015

From his breakout mixtape, Young Sinatra, to a major label signing with the iconic Def Jam Recordings, which was followed by the acclaimed While You Wait EP, Maryland-born rapper LOGIC continues to keep everyone happy with a constant stream of new material ever since his first mixtape dropped in 2010.  Shortly after being revealed as a 2013 XXL Freshman, […]

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Featured Freak: Borgeous
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For the last two years, BORGEOUS (John Borger) has had an astronomical rise to fame. The LA and Las Vegas-based platinum recording artist and DJ/producer is quickly making waves in the scene and has already accomplished three Billboard Dance Radio Top 10’s, three Beatport #1’s and a #1 on the iTunes Dancechart in 15 different countries. His keen ear and innate talent to produce a provocative, textured […]

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Featured Freak: Joey Bada$$
Posted on September 10, 2015

At this point, Pro Era front man JOEY BADA$$ needs little introduction – despite his classic, nostalgic approach, he’s among the foremost representatives of the younger hip-hop generation, having been hailed as a prodigy after the release of his critically acclaimed debut mixtape 1999, which dropped when he was 17-years-old. Throughout his three-year career, the Brooklyn native has worked with […]

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Featured Freak: Oliver Heldens
Posted on September 9, 2015

Ever since “Gecko (Overdrive)” shot to the top of the U.K. dance chart in 2014, OLIVER HELDENS has become a symbol of shifting trends through his unique blend of deep house and big-room styles. It all started one when the 19-year old producer decided to go out on a limb and send the track to Tiesto, and was delighted […]

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Featured Freak: AlunaGeorge
Posted on September 3, 2015

ALUNAGEORGE, a London-based duo consisting of Aluna Francis (vocals) and George Reid (production), have branded their own version of electro-pop ever since meeting back in 2009.  With influences ranging from Flying Lotus and Hudson Mohawke to 90s R&B singers like Aaliyah and Destiny’s Child — even much so they put their spin on Montell Jordan’s huge R&B hit from […]

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Just Announced : Beatport Stage
Posted on September 2, 2015

BEATPORT brings you Saturday’s curated stage at this year’s Freaky Deaky Festival, with a stacked lineup of some of dance music’s biggest international DJs and producers. The lineup goes deep with headliner GESAFFELSTEIN, a Paris-based DJ-producer, who isn’t afraid to take the audience on a dark trip through his mind that operates on a plethora of techno and industrial sounds. […]

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Featured Freak: Borgore
Posted on September 1, 2015

Asaf Borger aka BORGORE, is an Israeli-born DJ/producer who has become one of the few game changers in the scope of Dubstep.  A jack of many trades (rapper, singer, songwriter, drummer, and saxophonist), the first glimpse into his future was one fateful night at a club in Tel Aviv, where he heard origins of the UK Dubstep sounds from […]

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Featured Freak: Flying Lotus
Posted on August 27, 2015

Since he released his 2006 debut, 1983, FLYING LOTUS has demonstrated an uncanny ability to meld musical abstraction with hard percussion, veering from mellow to face-meltingly psychedelic in a heartbeat. Back then, he was still interning at Stones Throw Records, the legendary California label home to Madlib and J Dilla. But ever since the tastemaking BBC DJ Mary Anne Hobbs crowned him the “electronic […]

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Trance Arena Announced!
Posted on August 26, 2015

Freaky Deaky is thrilled to announce Friday’s lineup for the TRANCE ARENA STAGE, which will be headlined by Coldharbour Recordings label boss MARKUS SCHULZ.  Between his weekly global broadcast radio show, and annual compilation album series, regular headlining slots at the most famous clubs, arenas and festivals around the world — not to mention his occasional 12 hour marathon […]

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Featured Freak: A-Trak
Posted on August 24, 2015

This week’s first Featured Freak is a world-renowned musical tastemaker and cultural curator who goes by the name of A-TRAK.  The Montreal-born and New York-based DJ was once known as a 90’s turntable prodigy. As a teenager, he brought home every DJ title known to man, starting with the 1997 DMC World Championships and holding a record-breaking 5 […]

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Featured Freak: Vic Mensa
Posted on August 19, 2015

One of the founders of the SAVEMONEY collective, after the breakup of his band Kids These days, VIC MENSA went solo in 2013 on Chance the Rapper’s high-profile mixtape Acid Rap, which lead to the release of his own mixtape, Innanetape — a mixing of the words “Internet” and “mixtape.”  Like Chance’s before, Mensa’s mixtape was both a critical and download-counting […]

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Just Announced! Underground Stage
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Freaky Deaky is thrilled to announce Sunday’s lineup for the UNDERGROUND STAGE, which will be headlined by Canada’s most innovative electronic music ambassador, RICHIE HAWTIN.  With over fifteen years of DJ experience, Hawtin has headlined some of the most prestigious festivals and events in club culture to date, and continues to define rather than follow musical trends. […]

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Featured Freak: Benny Benassi
Posted on August 18, 2015

Grammy Award Winning DJ/producer BENNY BENASSI has been a critical piece of the dance music equation ever since the 2003 release of his international hit single “Satisfaction.”  Some of his most popular releases include his collaboration with R&B megastar CHRIS BROWN, on “Beautiful People,” which resulted in one of the biggest crossover records of the […]

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