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PHOTOS, REVIEWS: Lollapalooza, Day Three

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

If Lollapalooza festivalgoers (myself included) thought that Saturday was a muddy, hot mess, short-term memories of a bit of mud were nothing compared...

PHOTOS, REVIEWS: Lollapalooza, Day Two

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 10.07.2011 | Chicago

Day two of Lollapalooza is now in the books and it was an altogether hotter, muddier, more crowded and less consistently enthralling musical affair th...

PHOTOS, REVIEWS: Lollapalooza, Day One

Posted 10.06.2011 | Chicago

Ah, Lollapalooza: the music festival that has, two decades since its inception, joined the ranks of other extravaganzas like Coachella and Bonnaroo in...

WATCH: 13 Bands To See At Lolla '11

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 10.04.2011 | Chicago

Call it what you will, Lollapalooza time has come, once more, to Chicago, towing along with it the promise of celebrity spottings, transit congestion,...

6 Reasons To Embrace Single Life This Summer

TresSugar | Posted 09.27.2011 | Women

I can't believe July is coming to a close, but there's no better time to embrace the powerful, confident single girl that lives deep inside you. Maybe...

Must-See Classical Music Festivals

Laurence Vittes | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

In the classical music game, summer music festivals are where the action is. Vail features 3 Top 10 American orchestras (Dallas, Philadelphia and New ...

Pitchfork Festival Welcomes Advocacy Groups Countering Odd Future Onto Grounds

Posted 09.07.2011 | Chicago

Per a Thursday announcement by a festival spokeswoman, next weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival, which had come under fire for its booking of the contr...

Joseph Erbentraut

Hardly A Protest: Advocacy Groups Address Pitchfork's Odd Future Booking

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.30.2011 | Chicago

When controversial rap outfit Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All was booked to play the upcoming Pitchfork Music Festival, many were surprised. The gr...

Photos From This Weekend's Governors Ball

Posted 08.20.2011 | New York

Summer is here! And for New York that means a ton of hot/sweaty/dancy music festivals. First up -- Governors Ball on Governors Island. The amazing lin...

Lucas Kavner

Bonnaroo Reports Tenth Death Since 2002

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

The Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., one of the most popular music festivals in America, was held from June 9-12 of this year. Rapper Emi...

Must See Bands At Glastonbury 2011

Jeff Pollack | Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

In brief: The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts is one of the best (and largest) festivals in the world. It began in the 1970s and ...

The 17 Funniest Things You Might See At Bonnaroo

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer & Christine Friar | Posted 08.10.2011 | Comedy

What happens when you drop 80,000 party people, hundreds of great entertainers, this guy and ... um ... other "party favors" onto a farm in Tennessee?...

Clap Between Movements: Classical Music From Dresden To Minneapolis

Laurence Vittes | Posted 07.23.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

If your Spring this year is resisting being sprung, here are three springtime events which are guaranteed to get you in the mood. Check out the youtub...

Coachella: Music, Culture and... Phones

Marc Ruxin | Posted 07.09.2011 | Entertainment
Marc Ruxin

For those who don't see much live music, increasingly what you witness as you stare towards today's stages is a cascade of sleek black smartphones pointed at stages.

Style Shortcut Coachella: What to Pack

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 06.14.2011 | Style
Stacie Krajchir

As you count down and head out to the desert for a weekend of scorching good times at Coachella, you'll want to pack a few functional, yet fashionable must-haves. Here's the simple plan.

Phish, Arcade Fire, Muse Headline Outside Lands Music Festival

Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment

Muse, Arcade Fire, Phish, Deadmau5 and MGMT will top a stellar artist list at this year's Outside Lands music festival, organizers revealed today in a...

L.A. Prep School Gives Kids the Green Light for Coachella

The Daily Truffle | Posted 06.10.2011 | Los Angeles
The Daily Truffle

Every April, hordes of L.A. private school kids adorned in denim cutoffs and designer sunglasses flock to Indio for the Coachella Valley Music and Art...

Lollapalooza Heads To New Chi-Town

nytimes.com | JON PARELES | Posted 06.02.2011 | Arts

SANTIAGO, Chile -- A franchise expands to an unlikely spot this weekend as Lollapalooza, the giant rock festival that has become an annual event in C...

WATCH: Conan Announces Bonnaroo Lineup With Arcade Fire & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We've said it before and we'll say it again: we love it when music and comedy come together. The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is quickly becoming...

Three Music Festival Getaway Ideas for Spring/Summer

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

For those looking for fresh ideas for 2011, there is a set of festivals still sneaking in under the radar with badass, blockbuster line-ups and evolved concepts that offer a fantastic festival experience.

Cartagena, Colombia, Rocks!

Scott S. Smith | Posted 09.27.2011 | Travel
Scott S. Smith

Even those who aren't hardcore classical buffs will enjoy a few days of heavenly music while exploring the Old Town of this colonial capital.

Clap Between Movements: LA, Pasadena & Versailles

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

You'd pay through to the teeth to see a spectacle as grand as this in Europe. Only LA has the nerve to put it on so casually.

The Musical Beauty of Zakopane

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Poland is a land of incomparably rich classical music traditions, and On The Heights highlighted them in great and dramatic detail.

Clap Between Movements: Poland, LA and Vienna

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Zakopane, Poland, September 19-25 On the Heights: A Chamber Music Festival Dedicated to the memory of Mieczysław Karłowicz whose music resides alo...

The View From Electric Zoo Music Festival in New York City

Farryn Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Farryn Weiner

This past weekend, over 50,000 fans descended upon New York City's Randall's Island as over 67 DJ's, producers and live acts banded together for the s...