Crush Music Festival @ Arizona Event Center
If you're fortunate enough to be in relationship — be it friends with benefits, madly in love, oddly complicated, or somewhere in between — Valentine's weekend likely will be pleasant. If you're someone who counts him- or herself among the heartbroken, recently single, or merely unattached, the holiday will be a chance to go on the prowl or sit at home feeling sorry for yourself. But no matter how their particular Facebook relationship statuses read, all the aforementioned types of people are likely to find fulfillment at Crush Music Festival on Saturday, February 15, particularly if they happen to be EDM fans. If you're going with a date, you'll automatically have someone to pair up with on any of the multiple dance floors inside the Arizona Event Center, 1300 South Country Club Drive in Mesa, where headliners like Laidback Luke, Dirtyphonics, Firebeatz, DVBBS, and Excision will perform. And if you're rolling solo, there will be plenty of opportunities to find a potential paramour in the crowd, at a vendor booth, or on the smoking patio. Though said superstars won't be rocking anything close to drippy love songs, the slew of EDM genres they'll unleash upon the crowd (including dubstep, electro, drum 'n' bass, and Dutch house) definitely will incite booty shaking and other suggestive dance moves, which — depending on your skill level — may invite some attention from the opposite sex. Doors open at 8 p.m. General admission is $50, VIP access is $80. See www.relentless beats.com.
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