30. The Magical Glow Stick War at Great Went Festival
Since the invention of glow sticks, they have become a staple at musical events, and the Great Went Festival of 1997 was no different – probably the best use of these bright things even. Phish was segueing to Harry Hood when vocalist Trey Anastasio asked that the lights be turned off so they can bask in the night lights. One genius had the idea to throw a glow stick when another brilliant mind followed, and then people just couldn’t stop. The effect was nothing short of magical.
29. Deadmau5 at Lollapalooza 2011
Deadmau5 and his oversize mouse head headlined Lollapalooza 2011 in Chicago along with Foo Fighters. From this moment on, it was made clear to the world that EDM is for the enjoyment of everyone, not just ravers who are high on E and LSD.