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Music Festivals

Serenity Gathering 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Though seemingly disorganized, Serenity Gathering managed to put together a beautiful festival in spite of oversold tickets and overworked staff. From the eyes of attendees, it was nothing but beautiful music, art, performances and oak trees.

Music Festivals: Are Attendees Safe?

Jamison Monroe, Jr. | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamison Monroe, Jr.

I don't think anyone expects to attend a music festival and end up in the hospital later that night or have one of his or her friends end up with an even more tragic end. To keep these festivals a fun and exciting day for attendees there has to be safety measures to keep drugs out of these venues.

How Eric Krasno Is Changing the Music Industry One Jam at a Time

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 03.19.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Throughout his 20 years in the music industry, Eric Krasno has never fit into any single defined role. In addition to his guitar playing in Soulive and Lettuce, both of which he helped co-found, he's established himself as an in-demand producer and songwriter.

Serenity Gathering Pre-Party in Los Angeles

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The microcosmic music festival has become a staple in the Los Angeles underground. While music festivals are welcome to all, they are not necessarily accessible for all.

Exclusive Interview With Mikey Lion of Desert Hearts

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Desert Hearts is growing in acclaim but not in size. In this interview with Desert Hearts founder, Mikey Lion, we discover his inspirations, history, and personal mantra.

Envision Festival Costa Rica 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

All great creations begin with a vision. It starts with a spark, a feeling that someday you will create something magnificent. Then that spark ignit...

Live and Dangerous: SXSW 2015

Jeff Pollack | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

From rock, to hip hop, to EDM and beyond, there is something for everyone. After combing through hundreds of acts, here are our top 3 picks for cutting-edge artists to catch during the music week portion of SXSW.

Really Bad Advice From The Woodstock Era

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 03.11.2015 | Fifty
Janet Eve Josselyn

If you believed that you were about to be drafted in Vietnam, you might have had good reason to "love the one you're with" instead of falling in love with someone. But for other people, such as your boyfriend, it didn't work out so well if he wasn't the one you were with that night.

The Future of Music Festivals: How Technology Is Shaping a New Era of Experiences

Jeremy Wilson | Posted 03.06.2015 | Entertainment
Jeremy Wilson

The potential of virtual reality and music festivals is huge, and TommorrowWorld has plans to continue to push the boundaries, bringing more content and unique angles to the platform.

Urbane Rurality in England, Part Two: Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Edward Schneider | Posted 02.20.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

While formality is definitely the order of the day, showing up in a tuxedo or a ball gown isn't worth the inconvenience of traveling with a set of clothes you're not going to be wearing repeatedly.

Exclusive Interview with Thriftworks

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.03.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Jake Atlas, known as Thriftworks to the world, is traversing multiple musical dimensions boasting his unique sonic style. With new music pouring out of him like an unleashed dam, he has so much to share with eager eardrums.

Envision Festival 2015 Preparation Guide

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Envision Festival in Costa Rica is not your average festival and will therefore not have your average preparations. Whether this is your first Envision or your first music festival, it is important to be prepared for the equatorial environment of Costa Rica.

The Gem and Jam Festival L.A. Pre-Party

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

As the festival community grows, so does our reach. The mind can reach further than the hand or any man made cord. This evening at the Gem and Jam Pre-Party reminded me to unplug, reach out and connect with my fellow humans.

Exclusive Interview With Slow Magic

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.14.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Identity has become such an important part of the musician's lifestyle that it can sometimes supersede the music itself. The image of the rock star or the super star DJ is inundating our psyches through social media, billboards, advertisements, radio, television and film.

Coachella Announces 2015 Lineup

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is returning to Indio, California for another two-weekend festival in 2015, taking place on April 10-12 a...

Discussion with Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.01.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Eleven years before the release of Nirvana's juggernaut Nevermind during the apex of glam metal, Sub Pop Records was a fledgling Xerox-and-X-Acto-knife-produced fanzine that championed local music scenes across the country.

Gem & Jam Festival LA Pre-Party on 1/16/2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.23.2015 | Los Angeles
Morena Duwe

Art, music and crystals are converging at the classic Fonda Theater in Hollywood on Friday, January 16, 2015. Euphonic Conceptions, In The Loop Produc...

Midnight Tea Party in Los Angeles on 12/20

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

On Saturday, December 20th, Hold:Space presented a Midnight Tea Party with musical acts Pumpkin, Tara Brooks, Cameron St. Denis, LampShady, Leorosa, Coyoti and many more.

Winter Love Soulstice Free Beach Celebration in Long Beach on 12/21

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.22.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

On December 21, Subtract Music, Light Tribe and Ohm Bass came together to throw a free and completely magical beach party celebrating the winter solstice as well as the longest night since 1912.

Lightning in a Bottle Festival Announces Dates and Location for 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Oh Lightning in a Bottle, you beautify my soul, gathering minds of greatness is your pure and cosmic goal. We dance, we listen, we clean, we glisten, not animals who survive but spirits who are alive.

Exclusive Interview With Envision Festival Founder, Stephen Brooks

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Being a part of the ever-growing permaculture network, Stephen is integrating the power of sustainability and herbal medicine with the magic of music festivals. Envision is the marriage of his life's loves and his love of life.

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Minimum Size, Maximum, well... Fun

Zachariah Ezer | Posted 01.24.2015 | Entertainment
Zachariah Ezer

Fun Fun Fun Fest may be Austin's third most recognizable festival, (after SXSW and ACL) but what it lacks in prestige, it makes up for in effort, style, and charm.

Baron Wolman: Unseen Woodstock

Julie Grahame | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Julie Grahame

Baron Wolman was Rolling Stone magazine's first photographer, working with stars such as Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and all the greats of the day.

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.

The Spirit of Essaouira at the Heart of Judeo-Arabic Culture

Bernard Foccroulle | Posted 01.06.2015 | Arts
Bernard Foccroulle

Music and political vision joined forces in a most fertile dialogue. May this spirit of dialogue sow its seeds far beyond Morocco and inspire a world in vital need of it.