Articles tagged music festivals

The Strumbellas’ Fun Folk Appeals to 4 Knots Festival-Goers (Interview + Photos)

A conversation with Canadian folk-pop group the Strumbellas and photos of Car Seat Headrest and Protomartyr from the 4 Knots Music Festival.

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The 2016 Saskatchewan Jazz Festival

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Metric, and Hiromi highlighted a diverse opening weekend of the 30th annual festival.

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Packing Bags and Hittin’ the Road: A Look Back on Music Gatherings of Yore

Remember when Mumford and Sons spent their pre-show hours swinging from tires in a lake crowded with fans?

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Governors Ball 2016: A Deluge of Photos from the Rainy Festival

Awesome photos of Miguel, Robyn, De La Soul, Purity Ring and more that couldn't fit into general festival coverage.

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Governors Ball 2016: The Killers and M83 Embrace the Rain and Rock the Night

Not even a horrendous rainstorm could hold back Governors Ball from embracing thy inner festival animal.

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Governors Ball 2016: Beck and the Strokes Deliver the Classics

The most intriguing moment of the opening day to Governors Ball came during an organ-only ballad from the Strokes.

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Panorama Music Festival Sets Out to Prove That Two Is Better Than One

Not without stirring up some controversy, Panorama Music Festival takes aim at New York City with a barrage of big bands.

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Guns N’ Roses Crush Coachella to Reclaim Rock Crown

There’s a rejuvenating energy which can overcome the soul and truly make one feel 25 years younger. And then there’s the tunes. GNR wrote great songs and they continue to resonate with a timeless quality.

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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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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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