Articles tagged music festivals

North Carolina’s Phuzz Phest 2016 Is a Music Festival Done Right

Festivals can and should be transactions, but not of capital or codified cool. They should bring people into a space so they can see what it's about and let them add something to it. NC's Phuzz Phest does this well.

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Andy Stott to Preview New Music at Denovali Festival in London This Weekend

Manchester producer Andy Stott to preview forthcoming release at Denovali Festival, in London, on April 15th.

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Governors Ball 2016 Leads NYC’s Rock Festival Season

While Live Nation may take a stake in the fest next year, the 2016 GovBall remains independent and features a strong lineup.

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London’s Denovali Festival Kicks Off April 15th

The fourth edition of the experimental music festival will take place in London in mid-April.

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Music Fest Feminists Strike Back

This may be the year that sexist music festival organizers have finally met their match.

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Estrella Morente and Carmen Consoli Were Highlights at David Byrne’s Meltdown Festival

Estrella Morente and Carmen Consoli were among the artists who fired up this year’s Meltdown Festival at London’s Southbank Centre, the former with intense flamenco, the latter with punchy pop-rock.

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The Forecastle Festival Louisville, KY (Day Three)

It was a hot time in the old time tonight as Widespread Panic, Modest Mouse, TWEEDY, and more put the cap on Louisville's riverfront festival.

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Forecastle Festival: Louisville, KY (Day Two)

My Morning Jacket headline Day Two, bringing hometown rock glory to Louisville's riverfront.

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The Forecastle Festival: Louisville, KY (Day One)

Sam Smith blows the crowd away at a busy, memorable opening day of Forecastle 2015.

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Mad Decent Block Party ‘15 is Almost Upon Us

Mad Decent's annual EDM/hip-hop festival will hit 18 cities in North America during August and September.

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7 May 2015 // 11:43 AM

Do We Really Need Another Music Festival? Nope

Dubbed “the biggest musical festival in the world", the Brazilian-born event will take over the Las Vegas Strip the next two weekends.

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No Big Day Out for Australia Next Year

For the first time since 1998, Australia's most recognizable music festival will not be on the schedule. In what appears to be an ever-expanding live music calendar, competition for headliners, audiences, and cash is only becoming fiercer and fiercer.

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24 Jun 2014 // 9:41 AM

21 People You Will Definitely See at Glastonbury (infographic)

Camden's Escapade have just released a hilarious infographic detailing the sorts of people that you will be stumbling upon at this weekend's Glastonbury Festival.

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The Performance of Summertime and Regional Identity at Bumbershoot

At Bumbershoot, Seattleites pat themselves on the back with enough force to crack vertebrae, reinforcing their sense of civic and regional pride, saying to one another over and over again: this is who we are, and right now we are at our most perfect.

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Governors Ball 2013: Mud, Music and Finding Yeezus (Photos)

Torrential rains on the first day caused Friday to end early and left the Governors Ball grounds very very muddy. But throughout the weekend, music from Kanye, Cut Copy and several other bands made trudging through the sloppy field worthwhile.

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13 Jun 2013 // 9:00 AM

2013 Nelsonville Music Festival

On the opening night of the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival, several attendees reported seeing a meteor or fireball in the sky.

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12 Jun 2013 // 4:57 AM

Primavera Sound 2013: Days 1 and 2, Barcelona

Over the last few years, Primavera Sound has separated itself from other festivals that are similar on the surface by booking consistently interesting lineups highlighted by a handful of acts that don't just play anywhere.

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Jazz Fest 2013: Notes from the Field and Photos

New Orleans' greatest festival turned into a music-filled swamp during the two weekends of Jazz Fest 2013. It was dirty, smelly and sonically delicious -- exactly the way Jazz Fest should be.

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Rock on the Range 2013: 17-19 May 2013, Columbus, OH

Rock on the Range proves there’s still a fest for those about to rock.

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Sweetlife Festival: 11 May 2013 - Washington DC

Washington, DC’s Sweetlife Festival does things a bit differently. And that is a very good thing.

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