Articles tagged music festivals

7 May 2015 // 10:43 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 // 8:41 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 // 8:00 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 // 3:57 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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19 Jul 2012 // 10:02 PM

Bonnaroo 2012: FSU & The Sustain U T-Shirt Drive

Bonnaroo is at the fore of sustainability in music festivals.

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Phish: Super Ball IX: Watkins Glen International Speedway

Superball IX is really is a world unto itself.

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27 Jun 2011 // 6:30 AM

Sin City raves at Electric Daisy Carnival

LAS VEGAS — If time-lapse photos existed to illustrate the movements of the crowd during the first two nights of the Electric Daisy Carnival this past

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22 Jun 2011 // 7:21 AM

Big changes at Vancouver Jazz Festival

SEATTLE — Jazz aficionados scanning the schedule for the 26th Vancouver International Jazz Festival, which kicks off Friday, will no doubt have noticed the event has

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Desitively Bonnaroo: Reporting from the Land of Dust and Music (Part 2)

You are at Bonnaroo. You do not sleep. You are not a wimp.

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It’s a Classical Kind of Summer

Classical music fans can rest assured that financially stressed arts organizations will continue to strive to make events accessible to the public, particularly in the summer months.

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Summer in New York Is Musical Heaven

It's the scavenger spirit of self-discovery, with the relative high frequency of opportunities to catch bands at small venues early on, that makes the summer in New York a joy.

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26 Apr 2011 // 2:45 AM

There are some pretty massive names atop the lineup this year, with Eminem, Coldplay and Foo Fighters as the top of the bill headliners. We’

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25 Apr 2011 // 9:17 AM

The Bamboozle has a Lil bit of everything

NEW YORK — This year, The Bamboozle is so big it even surprised the festival’s director, John D’Esposito. “Every year, I think ‘What am

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Coachella 2011, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Heatstroke

I wouldn’t change a thing about Coachella. Even the stuff that irritated me.

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