Articles tagged music festivals

18 Jul 2017 // 8:20 AM

INMusic Festival Wows Record-breaking Crowd

Arcade Fire and Kings of Leon deliver wildly disparate spectacles as thousands gather for Croatia's premiere music festival.

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Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band Re-ignite the Spirit of 1967 at Monterey Pop

There’s a truly endearing vibe here watching Grahame Lesh lead the band through Jerry Garcia’s most epic song while Dad continues to drop bass bombs.

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20 Jun 2017 // 10:28 AM

Croatia’s INMusic Festival to Celebrate 12th Year

Arcade Fire, Alt-J, Kings Of Leon tapped to perform in front of an expected 70,000-strong crowd.

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8 Take Aways from the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival

Brief bouts of rain didn't dampen the most vibrant Governors Ball yet. The fest had a lot to offer an all-ages audience. Most importantly: great performances.

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13 Must-See Artists at This Week’s Northside Festival

Northside’s unique geographical situation and organizational openness makes it an ideal alternative to what has become the cookie cutter weekend-long concert experience in America.

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Governors Ball Marks the Start of New York’s Music Month and Summer Festival Season

The 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival promises fans the chance to hear new music from Phoenix, Lorde, and many more.

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Stagecoach Festival Proves It Rides in the Shadow of Coachella No More

Stagecoach has grown from a scrappy, smaller, countrified answer to Coachella when promoter Goldenvoice launched it in 2007 to what last year was the fifth-highest-grossing music festival of any kind.

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Lollapalooza 2017: Chance the Rapper, Lorde, Arcade Fire Top 170-Band Lineup

CHICAGO — Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire and Lorde are among the headliners announced Wednesday for Lollapalooza. Muse, the XX, Blink-182, DJ Snake and Justice also

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The Good and Bad of ACL 2016 Weekend Two

No music festival is perfect, but with its stacked lineup and orderly schedule Austin City Limits Festival 2016 is a success in all the important ways.

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Surprise After Jaw-Dropping Surprise at the Roots Inaugural Picnic in New York City

It took a few days to reduce the frequency of declarations of affection towards the Roots Picnic that burst from my mouth to random passersbys.

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Artists and Audience Rally International Support Around Social Causes for Global Citizen Festival

Relive highlights of the 2016 Global Citizen Festival including songs Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Metallica and Chris Martin & Eddie Vedder.

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Austin City Limits 2016 Weekend 2: Sunday

Popular acts like Haim and under-the-radar gems like Amasa Hines deliver big on the final day of ACL 2016.

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Austin City Limits 2016 Weekend 2: Saturday

Kendrick Lamar gives a towering headlining performance on Saturday night, and the electronic sibling duo Tennyson is our pick for the sleeper favorite of the festival.

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Austin City Limits 2016 Weekend 2: Friday

The madcap antics of Die Antwoord, a career-spanning set by Radiohead, and a much needed cold front welcomed the attendees of ACL 2016's second weekend.

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Austin City Limits 2016 Weekend 2 Preview

PopMatters will be at the second weekend of ACL 2016, where artists like Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar will bring this Austin Festival to a jam-packed close.

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Lollapalooza Berlin: Kings of Leon Bring Sound, Radiohead Bring Fury

A-list rockers headline Germany's second Lolla installment

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The Wonderland-like Experience of the 2016 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival

There’s something special about experiencing live music in this place, where the trees are lit up in psychedelic colors. It makes feel like one has gone down a rabbit hole into "Wonderland".

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19 Aug 2016 // 11:38 AM

Sziget 2016 Ends on a Triumphant Note

Having people from literally more than half of all world nations visit your event is mind-blowing stuff.

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Sziget 2016, Days 4 and 5: Muse Give Another Legendary Performance,  Bloc Party Bring the Dance

For this tour, Muse didn't prepare an inverted pyramid of televangelical visuals, but rather a somewhat more toned-down scenography.

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Sziget 2016, Day 3: Editors, UNKLE and Bastille Storm the Island

After two days of alternating weather and headlining acts of alternating quality, the third, or officially Day 1 of the Sziget Festival, brought about some much-needed guitar and alt-rock.

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