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Summer Festivals

A Music Festival That's So Much More Than The Music

Molly Fosco | Posted 07.10.2014 | San Francisco
Molly Fosco

There aren't many festivals quite as unique as the High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, CA.

Christian Festivals Put Spotlights On Visual Art, Sustainability

Amanda Greene | Religion News Service | Posted 07.15.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Words and music are the stock-in-trade at most Christian festivals, but the Wild Goose Festival is adding another component: the visual arts. ...

Inclusion for All

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Having interpreters at music venues, fairs or outdoor events may seem like a small detail, but for those who rely on ASL, it can make a huge difference.

9 Upcoming Music Festivals in the World's Best Cities

AskMen.com | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
AskMen.com

While music lovers have plenty of summer festivals to choose from, it's rarely the music alone that attracts a crowd. For our purposes, a festival is only as good as the city it's in.

13 Music Festivals You Should Actually Attend This Summer

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts

It's easy to hate music festivals. Some have grown so enormous and commercialized that you're more likely to encounter the stench of crowds and brande...

Band's Fans Just Won't Quit

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 09.28.2013 | Entertainment

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The Gathering of the Vibes festival raises some challenging aesthetic questions: Among them, is it possible for a 1960s vete...

Japan's Amazing Late Summer Festivals

Gail Nakada | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Summer is the season Japanese go all out to celebrate their culture. Festivals are bigger, brighter and louder. Ghosts and demons come out to play too, dancing to the beat of drum and flute. The sights, sounds and colors are worth the heat.

A Handy Guide To Summer Festivals

Posted 05.23.2013 | Entertainment

Festival season -- that time of year when beer flows freely from makeshift taps into clear plastic cups, clothing is shed and tanlines grow upon us li...

The 10 Best Shows At The World's Largest Arts Festival

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home

Every August, the Scottish capital of Edinburgh becomes host to the world’s largest arts festival. The Edinburgh Festival & Festival Fringe is known...

Striking Images From Global Summer Festivals

Posted 07.20.2012 | Home

The summer always sees an influx of festivals around the world -- whether they be filled with art, music, plants, or bulls -- and the photographs that...

Tanglewood's 75-Year History In Music

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

HuffPost Culture is spotlighting a few new songs from the Tanglewood archives each week. Check back for the latest additions. Across the country, c...

Grand Teton Music Festival Opens Triumphantly With Beethoven and Wagner

Laurence Vittes | Posted 09.11.2012 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Given the quality of the music, it was immediately clear that this festival is developing along the Aspen model, presenting classical music of the highest quality in surroundings of formidable luxury (symbolized by a Four Seasons hotel) against a backdrop of iconic mountain majesty.

The Sudden Resurgence Of CBGB

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home

In 2006 one of the most renowned music venues in the country shut its doors. But now it looks like CBGB -- the venerable East Village hard rock in...

PHOTOS: 10 Weird Festivals For A Wacky Summer

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.05.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Summer is a time for state fairs and carnivals. Not every town, however, is satisfied with corndogs and Ferris wheels.

Smoking Pot, Trey Anastasio and the Tadasana Festival of Yoga and Music

Tommy Rosen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Tommy Rosen

I've got a first-year show called the Tadasana Festival of Yoga and Music coming in 16 days with 60 top yoga teachers and 30 amazing musicians playing in classes. It is going to be mind-blowing.

Christian Rock Redux

Jonathan D. Fitzgerald | Posted 12.20.2011 | Religion
Jonathan D. Fitzgerald

Though the genre known as CCM is irrevocably changed, many see this as a good thing.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: The Emerging Young Musicians Of iPalpiti

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Too often when classical music organizations think big, especially in these tough economic times, they run the risk of unmet expectations and financia...

CLAP BETWEEN MOVEMENTS: Classical Music Concerts Around The World This Month

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Sunday, August 20 Moritzburg, Germany: Watch Out for the Horns In picturesque Moritzburg, outside of Dresden, cellist Jan Vogler's chamber music fest...

OPERA: Off To Salzburg Festival With Met Opera GM Peter Gelb

nytimes.com | ANTHONY TOMMASINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SALZBURG, Austria -- Jurgen Flimm, the noted German director of opera and theater and the outgoing artistic director of the Salzburg Festival, has a m...

Toronto Rises as the New Capital of Cool

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauri Lyons

If your idea of Canada is dominated by maple syrup, hockey, flannel shirts or the G-20 Summit, it's time to discover Toronto as the new capitol of Cool.