While Pitchfork Music Festival may not be a cutting edge music fest anymore, it shows that festivals will never die as long audiences and artists believe in the power of the music.
Wrapping up the Woodstock 50 saga, our reporter tells what caused the festival's cancellation and what the future might hold for the Woodstock brand.
A crowded music festival market and the changing tastes of younger generations means the Woodstock has lost a lot of its cultural cache and may no longer be so relevant to music fans.
In part one of our series on Woodstock at 50, we document the troubled history of Woodstock Enterprises and its failure to capitalize on its historic brand. The failure of Woodstock 50 is hardcoded in the organization's past.
Days four and five of the Sziget Festival saw some great shows with Macklemore leading the way, big crowds, and an even bigger drug bust.
Sziget Festival 2019: Ed Sheeran Collapses the Island, the 1975 and Martin Garrix Wow Younger Audiences
Circuses, acrobats, art installations, lectures, activism, and 95,000 people flocking to see some of the biggest music stars of today. Sziget kicks off another outrageously successful year.
Squint upon the Outside Lands playbill or you might miss a new favorite act performing while the sun is fully shining.
Enjoy photos of folk/Americana groups I'm With Her and Darlingside at Celebrate Brooklyn! this past weekend. I'm With Her will be appearing at this weekend's Newport Folk Festival.
For its 60th anniversary, the Newport Folk Festival has not one but two mysterious headlining slots and will welcome a new supergroup and may even have more up its sleeve.
The second day of the preeminent Basque festival Bilbao BBK Live saw the Strokes and local star Rosalía cause mayhem at the sold-out event.
Bilbao BBK Live Day 1: Mash of Rock and Roll Classics and Evocative Electronica Prove a Winning Formula
Liam Gallagher brings the hits, Slaves bring out the anger, and Thom Yorke gets experimental in a cozy first night of the 14th edition of BBK Live.
Set in the pristine nature of the Basque country, on the slopes of mount Cobetas, BBK Live has plenty to show off in every aspect, from its location, to highly coveted and eclectic headliners
The Spanish outpost of the legendary hard rock UK festival is back to confirm its place on the European hard rock map.
We present interviews with three of the festival's most uncompromising voices. Debby Friday explores feminine aggression through her self-styled blistering Bitchpunk. Korea Town Acid is a classically-trained pianist who creates intricate, eclectic beats. Layia combines field recordings, instrumentation, and live vocals in dense ambient collages.
Not just for those who've been to Jazz Fest, this collection offers a distillation of the diverse, whimsical, resolute, occasionally profane, and always heartfelt spirit of New Orleans.
"It's the perfect size festival," said Andrew Bird from the Nelsonville Music Festival main stage in recent years. "Any bigger and you'd lose something."
The debut BeachLife Festival adds another unique event to the California concert calendar with three days of musical fun in the sun curated for the classic laid back lifestyle of the City of Angels.
Foo Fighters, Ed Sheeran, Florence + the Machine, the National, Martin Garrix, and many more to spearhead the Sziget Festival's top bill.
While some festivals introduce you to new bands, Big Ears introduces participants to new concepts, to new paradigms. And in a world where the ills seem greater than the remedies, Big Ears is a potent and welcome elixir.
Unlike most rock festivals that came before it, the US Festival in 1982 was unique and at times groundbreaking.
Outlaw Music Festival shows that America's musicians remain one our nation's best cultural weapons against the ever cunning forces of avarice and tyranny.
Day two of Austin City Limits' second weekend started with soul and ended with the powerful heavy metal of Metallica and the dance goodness of Justice.
Young bands like Alvvays and Hozier get their chance to shine at ACL, but it's legends like David Byrne and Paul McCartney who dazzle the most.
After the unexpected death of his drummer, Drunken Hearts frontman Andrew McConathy renewed his commitment to music with four fellow outsiders who found a home in Denver while becoming one of the best little bands in Colorado. Now it's time for the rest of America to listen up.
As a part of the Red Bull Music Festival, electronic music visionary Oneohtrix Point Never immerses the Berlin crowd in dystopian limbo between worlds and possibilities.
With the inaugural Grandoozy music festival brought to the Mile High City by the co-creators of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, the expectations — and temperatures — continued to soar. Guess who beat the odds?
Lollapalooza Berlin Day 2: Dua Lipa and Imagine Dragons Wow the Crowds, Kraftwerk Demonstrate Their Greatness
Another day full of entertainment and intriguing performances from Kraftwerk, Dua Lipa, and Imagine Dragons prove Lolla Berlin has staying power.
Lollapalooza Berlin Day 1: The Weeknd Gives a Phenomenal Performance, David Guetta Conquers an Entire Stadium
The fourth installment of what is now Germany's biggest music festival, Lollapalooza Berlin, kicks off with fireworks and in great spirits, with loads of great pop performances.
Another weekend at the Newport Folk Festival provides some amazing musical memories, especially the Jon Batiste-led star-studded finale.