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Dawn Runge

AKA Dawn Runge

Birthday May 28


The cat that curiosity hasn't killed... yet. House music is her gospel. Veteran of dance floors across the world.


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Choose Your Own Adventure: Lightning In a Bottle Festival Edition

Lightning In a Bottle festival is coming up Memorial Day Weekend- and it offers a little something for everyone. Which type of festival goer are you?
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 1 week ago

OTB Does San Francisco : A Jaunt to “The City That Knows How”

Southwest Editor Dawn Runge heads up to San Francisco to get down with As You Like It and Sunset Sound System.
Monday, May 08, 2017 - 2 weeks ago

Are They a Promoter Or Do They Like You?

You just moved to a city, you meet a few people, and start getting a lot of text messages. Does that person like YOU, or are they a promoter?
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1 month ago

Mid-Week Dance Party: Week of 4/12/2017

Big in the news this week: a doctor forcibly removed from United flight because of overbooking. Big in music this week: these tracks! Get up and dance
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 1 month ago

Lightning In A Bottle: Line-Up and Artist Feature- Linka Odom

Lightning in a Bottle is a festival full of a great lineup- and purpose. Find the lineup here, with an interview with a LIB featured artist, Linka Odom.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 1 month ago

Headed to Coachella? The DoLaB Stage Is The Spot To Be

Coachella is known as a mainstream music paradise- but if you head to the DoLab stage, you're in for an underground visual and musical treat.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 1 month ago

Post-Festival Coverage: SXM Festival in St. Martin

SXM Festival 2017 had some great moments. Here, we recap some of the craziness. The highs were high, the lows were low, and there was a naked guy.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2 months ago

'Equalizing Music' Campaign Launches: “We’ve been here the whole damn time!”

Smirnoff teams with DJ Rachael and Black Madonna launch the Equalizing Music campaign, garnering pledges to double female headliner bookings by 2020.
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 2 months ago

SXM Festival Preview: Lee K Interview; Festival Reminders

SXM Festival is approaching fast- here we give a few reminders. We chat with artist Lee K, who also offers up a playlist to get you in the SXM mood.
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 2 months ago

Mid-Week Dance Party: Dawn's Picks 3/8/2017

Only The Beat's Southwest Editor, Dawn Runge, brings together some recent tracks for a mid-week dance party the week of March 8, 2017.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 2 months ago

Three Major Festival Announcements: Desert Hearts, Secret Solstice, Oregon Eclipse

Three major festival announcements: Desert Hearts, Secret Solstice, and Oregon Eclipse. Each has something different and incredible to offer.
Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 2 months ago

SXM Festival Top 5 Sets to See

SXM Festival comes up this month in St. Martin. The boutique festival offers top deep house and techno picks - here are Only The Beat's Top 5 sets to see.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 2 months ago