LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Outside Lands (8/11–13/2017)
Belle and Sebastian, Fleet Foxes, Kaytranada, and more play in the Bay.
The Two Sides of Pickathon’s Happy Valley
It was a festival filled with dualities: that Charles Bradley is not a lone eagle, that J Mascis can blow out an amp and shred on acoustic within a matter of hours, that the pleasant Pacific Northwest can still get really freakin’ hot.
The Show Outside of the Show
What happens to America’s third-largest city when over 100,000 people take over its downtown?
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Lollapalooza (8/3–6/2017)
Party at the lake house.
Four-Day Weekend: Lollapalooza 2017 in Review
Chicago’s premier music festival is still the best way to walk a marathon.
Gear Up: Your Festival Survival Kit
Passes? Check. Everything else? Not so fast.
Tech Yourself Before You Fest Yourself
All the googaws and whatsits you need to heighten your festing experience.
Get Your Clothes On: Fast Festival Fashion
Clothing not optional.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Panorama (7/28–30/2017)
Setting sail to Randall’s Island.
Welcome to Festival Week
Still plenty of sand in the hourglass.
FYF Fest Still Isn’t Coachella (And That’s a Good Thing)
Headliners were a story, as always, but they weren’t the story out of the fest’s inaugural three-day run at Expo Park.
I Got So Much Magic, You Can Have It: How the Near West Side Was Won at Pitchfork Fest
Solange, Angel Olsen, Kamaiyah, and a host of brilliant female artists took over Chicago’s Union Park this weekend.
Wino Party: Bottlerock Basks in the Light of its Own Joy
These days, there’s a niche festival for everyone—even people who love the radio.
Oasis: FORM Arcosanti Offers Streams in the Desert
Hundred Waters and Moses Sumney’s fourth-annual gathering reimagines what a music festival can be.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Air + Style (2/18–19/2017)
YG, TV on the Radio, and a whole lot of snowboarders get high in LA.
Get God on the Phone: Coachella 2017 Lineup is Announced
Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar are your headliners.
Sanctuary: A Weekend at the House of Creatives Music Festival
With darkness encircling the nation, what better time to get lost in our southernmost major city?
Oil City Lights: How Houston’s Day for Night is Putting the “Arts” in “Music and Arts Festival”
The Gulf Coast humidity means things often get melded in Houston, but one gathering is blurring the line between music festival and art installation in a new way.