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The Second Annual Phases of the Moon Music & Arts Festival 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

In the world of science as well as metaphysics, the moon is always a divine symbol of transition, synchronicity, and illumination. Its many lunar cycles affect the planet itself as well as the creatures who populate it.

5 Points Gathering Summer 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

5 Points Gathering at Mount Baldy during fourth of July weekend taught me the true meaning of a gathering. Perched upon a mountain that requires a chairlift to ascend, attendees load themselves and their camping gear onto the lifts and the adventure begins.

The Commercialization of Music Festivals and the Rise of Super Concerts

Pete Mason | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Pete Mason

As commercialization increases, Super Concerts are labeled as music festivals and made to be a hot ticket of the summer. This is not the natural progression for the thriving music festivals in America and around the world, but a bastardization and redefinition of the concept of a festival.

10 Life-Changing Festivals Around The World

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.22.2015 | Travel
GOBankingRates

Traveling isn't cheap. But some trips are worth the extra cash and the strict budgeting. If you're looking for a life-changing travel experience that gives you an intimate view of the history and character of a culture or country, consider attending one of these 10 festivals.

Cold War Kids Video Premiere: Learning to Take It 'One Song at a Time'

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

With the determination of a quarterback driving his team down the field in the final two minutes, the charming and versatile front man of Cold War Kids Nathan Willett plays to win, either through his voice or various instruments (piano, guitar, keyboards, percussion).

Everfest Revolutionizes The Festival App

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.13.2015 | Technology
Morena Duwe

With the exponential growth of music festival culture comes its exponential evolution. Organizing these events, whether big or small, is no easy feat, and many festivals are extremely eco-conscious, emphasizing the "leave-no-trace" philosophy.

Is Iceland's Secret Solstice Europe's Next Big Music Festival?

Shawn Forno | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts
Shawn Forno

72 hours of non-stop sun, 100+ musical acts, and a pagan Norse summer solstice celebration all converge at Iceland's Secret Solstice music festival. And despite the jetlag, lack of sleep, and expensive pizza, it was everything I could ask for. Almost.

An Interview With the Magic Man Behind Gathering of the Vibes, Ken Hays

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Gathering of the Vibes is one of the biggest music festivals of the Northeast and one of my personal favorites. I have been attending Vibes for fifteen years and have seen the ebb and flow of it.

Northern Nights Music Festival Releases New LabRat Mix And Extends Late-Night Music Hours

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Northern Nights Music Festival practices and integrates one of the most important qualities all humans should possess: mindfulness. Mindfulness is a mental state in which we unify and align the awareness of our bodies, spirits and minds with the world around us.

Party at the Sacred Mountain for 5 Points Gathering 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.01.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

For centuries, the mountain has been an important symbol to the spirituality of mankind. Often referred to as the Holy or Sacred Mountain, in many cultures its peaks were worshiped as Earth's closest steeple to heaven and other celestial dimensions.

ONE Musicfest 2015 Lineup: Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, Janelle Monae, A$AP Rocky and more

Timothy Tukes | Posted 06.26.2015 | Entertainment
Timothy Tukes

Black music is celebrated all June for Black Music Month. However the celebration is back this fall, earlier this month ONE Musicfest announced its 2015 lineup. Grammy-award winning Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, A$AP Rocky, and Janelle Monae are some of the big headliners at the Southeast's largest urban alternative music festival.

From Small Day to Sonar: Festival Season Is in Full Swing

Sean Bradford | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

Summer is officially here and that means more festivals than you can count and live music almost everywhere you turn. Growing up in Texas, Lollapalooza was the only festival I ever attended.

Club Kids and Couch Potatoes: How Experiential Is Your City?

Eric Meyerson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Eric Meyerson

We culled through millions of live experiences, crunched the numbers, and assembled the United States of Events, an interactive graphic that illustrates the types of experiences that dominate the top 25 cities in the U.S.

Music Festivals Are Out -- 'Lifestyle' Festivals Are In

Emily Hill | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Hill

Do you 'Roo? Burn? Chella? Well, it's time to loosen your grip on your flower crown and move on. Music festivals are so out. "Lifestyle" festivals are...

Be a Part of the Festival Revelry in Bhutan

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Alluringly known as the land of the thunder dragon, Bhutan has been capturing the imagination of adventurous travellers since opening its gates to visitors in the '70s with the promise of Himalayan mountains blanketed in pristine forest.

Once Upon a Festival 2015 Is Upon Us

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.11.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Just like creating a film, putting together a multiple day live music event is a collaborative art form. With music festivals on the rise, it was only a matter of time before they combined forces to form a one-of-a-kind co-creative super festival.

Adventures at Infrasound Music Festival 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.11.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Even the rain could not stop our need to worship live music. While Mendi's Beach stage had sand, and therefore the driest dance floor, the Bend and Meadow stages did not. Donning plastic rain-ponchos in a vivid array of colors, people danced beneath the falling water as the mud became deeper and goopier.

Great North Music and Arts Festival 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

From the arid festivals of California to the moist air of the Midwest and the verdant locales of the East Coast, the festival community is creating a home for its patrons in every corner of the United States and beyond.

The Magic of Lightning in a Bottle 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

As one of the pioneers of the transformational festival scene, Lightning in a Bottle has transcended from its small beginnings at Live Oak Camp in Santa Barbara and Irvine Lake in Orange County, to a sold-out show at San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley.

Your Ultimate Guide to Summer Festivals and Concerts in 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment
GOBankingRates

Drake and The Black Keys are among the headliners for this year's Governors Ball, which invades Randall's Island Park nestled in the East River between Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx. A three-day, round-trip ferry pass between Manhattan and the park costs $55, and a three-day pass for round-trip shuttle rides between Randall's Island and Brooklyn costs $65.

The 5 Best Acts from Boston Calling (and Where To Catch Them This Summer)

Hopper.com | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Hopper.com

Music festival season is officially upon us! There are close to 50 music festivals happening throughout the summer and early fall which can make it challenging to decide which festival to attend.

Are The Days Of Countercultural Music Festivals Gone?

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.03.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Once upon a time, music festivals were an outlet for counterculture as well as stellar music -- think Woodstock. But as festivals become bigger busine...

This Is Not a Music Festival; It's an Experience

Shana Fong | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment
Shana Fong

We're talking about the bigger picture, the greater experience, what you take with you long after the bands have left and your sunburn has faded. We're taking a look beyond the lineup: what's really drawing crowds to America's favorite festivals.

Looking Back at the Hangout Heroes: San Fermin, Take a Bow

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.31.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

With more than 70 acts, six stages and all sorts of fun in the sun, Hangout set a high standard that will be difficult for others to match during this outdoor concert season. The three-day event (May 15-17) in the Deep South is no longer a deep secret.

Live & Dangerous: Governors Ball 2015

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.28.2015 | New York
Jeff Pollack

The famously muddy festival, held yearly on Randall's Island in New York, will take place from June 5-7 and features a stacked lineup for fans of pretty much any genre. Headliners for this year's fest include well-known acts - but we think it's the emerging acts that everyone will be talking about.