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The International Envision Festival 2015 in Costa Rica 2/26-3/1

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.19.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Massive community gatherings are reigniting and redefining humanity. We are not just brought together to enjoy but to change. Music has always been a powerful, non-violent weapon used to convey truths, change perspectives and start revolutions.

It's About So More Than Music for Festival Promoter Paul Levine

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Paul Levin is a man who is in love with live music. He has successfully taken his passion for live music and turned it into a successful career as a music festival promoter.

Rock In Rio Adds Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and More to First American Lineup

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 12.28.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

One of the world's largest music festivals is coming to America for the first time, and they're bringing out the big guns.

Music Turns Suwannee Hulaween's Promoter Michael Berg On

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Michael Berg is a music fanatic that took his love for live music and festivals and turned it into a full-fledged successful business that turns him o...

Homoground Is Throwing the First Queer CMJ Showcase Ever

Brett Gleason | Posted 12.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Brett Gleason

I approached Homoground founder Lynn Casper over the summer to help fill the gap in what I saw was a lack of LGBTQ representation in what's always been such a great week to check out new artists.

10 Hotels Where You Can Stay For Austin City Limits

Oyster | Posted 12.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Although one-day and weekend passes have been sold out for some time, you can still see what all the fuss is about for the city whose motto is "Keep Austin Weird" by heading to one of these ten hotels.

12 Underground Acts You Need to Hear at Sacramento's TBD Festival

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

While headliners like Blondie, Moby and Justice will grab headlines, there are dozens of other incredibly talented artists on the bill as well.

The 5 Must-See Acts at Boston Calling

Hopper.com | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Hopper.com

Boston Calling, in a world of over-stimulation and excess, is successful - the festival is digestible. It's two and a half days! There's a shaded area! You can leave and come back!

FYF Music Festival 2014: Up Close

Lindsey Best | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

The weekend consisted of many different bands ranging from local bands Haim and Joyce Manor, to indie rock staples The Strokes, Phoenix and Interpol, to the reunion of hardcore band The Blood Brothers and the recently reunited predominant shoegaze band, Slowdive.

The Dopest Street Style Snaps From AfroPunk Fest

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.25.2014 | Black Voices

If you've never experienced AfroPunk Fest, you're missing out on one of the largest gatherings of creative, colorful and conscious-minded individuals....

Unplug to Recharge the Innovator in You: The Story of Pickathon

Ondi Timoner | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

Twenty minutes outside of Portland, Oregon, lies Pendarvis Farm -- a pristine mix of meadows and Douglas Fir with miles of hiking trails and views of Mt. Hood.

Bonnaroo Music Festival: Outrageous and Go-To Fashion and Styles

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.15.2014 | Style
Shira Lazar

With the help of YouTube star Glozell and makeup guru Kandee Johnson, we searched all around Bonnaroo to find the craziest outfits we could-- and get tips to spruce up your own attire at any music festival.

Windy City Happening: Dillo Day 2014 at Northwestern (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 08.09.2014 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Northwestern University's Mayfest organization hosted its 42nd annual Dillo Day along the shores of Lake Michigan last week to an estimated crowd of over 9,000 attendees.

Primavera Sound 2014: Back and Better Than Ever

Theo Bark | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
Theo Bark

Controversy trumps content, music journalism has been boiled down to hashtags, and we'll take a summary, or better yet, a GIF, over a direct quote. The lines have, indeed, blurred. I'll be interested to see what people have to say.

WATCH: Music Festival Dancing: The Best Of The Best

The Huffington Post | Ben Craw | Posted 05.15.2014 | Weird News

If dancing is a form of self-expression, then we're not sure we want to know these people. Just kidding, they're still way better dancers than us. ...

Bonnaroo Lets Social Media Choose Next Performer At Upcoming Music Festival

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Ever dreamed of rocking out with your band at Bonnaroo? How about sprouting wings and taking flight over the crowd at Bonnaroo like an eagle? Well, we...

Outside Lands 2014 Lineup

SF Critic | Posted 06.07.2014 | San Francisco
SF Critic

Today marks the big day for San Francisco festival goers: Outside Lands' full lineup has been announced.

2 Minutes To A Music Festival-Ready Braid

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 04.02.2014 | Style

Music festival season is in full swing! Whether you're camping out at Coachella for the reunion of Outkast or catching a flight to London to jam out w...

SXSW 2014: Doing Things Differently, Doing Things the Same

Theo Bark | Posted 05.12.2014 | Entertainment
Theo Bark

I'm heading to Austin for SXSW again. This year I vow to make up for past mistakes, avoid running around, to eat sitting down, skip anything with a line and see every band on my list.

10 Indie Acts That Will Make Waves At This Year's SXSW

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts

South by Southwest has officially taken Austin by storm, bringing musicians, journalists, fans and confused Texans just trying to visit their state ca...

How to Experience South by Southwest Like a Local

Joah Spearman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
Joah Spearman

I won't be dishing out any advice on how to find some secret stash of hotel rooms in this post so good luck with that. However, what I can give you is the scoop on how to experience SXSW like a local.

Vegas Life Is Beautiful

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel

LAS VEGAS -- LAS VEGAS (AP) — A cadre of volunteers and entrepreneurs are putting the finishing touches on what they hope will be downtown Las Vegas...

Boston Calling Is a Thing and It's Happening Again: Co-Founder Brian Appel Talks Festival's Second Weekend

Maria Pulcinella Murray | Posted 10.26.2013 | Entertainment
Maria Pulcinella Murray

There's no mistaking Boston Calling for a Coachella or a Lollapalooza. Ticket holders are able to roam in and out of City Hall (i.e. make decisions as adults) and, for the most part, Boston Calling's footprint on those outside of the festival has minimal impact.

PHOTOS: FYF Fest Is Gorgeously Grunge, Vintage & Laid Back

Art Tavana | Posted 11.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Art Tavana

With 90's-era shoegaze pioneers like the Breeders and My Bloody Valentine laying down speaker-melting sets, FYF Fest 2013 managed to conjure the grunged-out spirit of the '90s, while faithfully holding out against the molly-marketed electronic dance music scene of Coachella and EDC.

Switzerland's Lucerne Festival Celebrates 75 Years of Music-Making

Barbara Isenberg | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Barbara Isenberg

On August 25, the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland celebrates its 75th anniversary with a free, all-day music marathon replete with concerts, films and plenty of fanfare. Few cities offer more beautiful settings for listening to music.