Tag: Festival

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.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Panorama (7/28–30/2017)

Setting sail to Randall’s Island.

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.

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.

The Truth Will Prevail: Los Angeles Podcast Festival 2017 Sets Lineup

“The Dollop”’s Dave Anthony gives us the inside scoop for this year’s fest.

Bitte, Baby: Riot LA and Comedy in the Age of Trump

Comedy—and particularly political comedy—only reinforces our bubbles. So what?

Get God on the Phone: Coachella 2017 Lineup is Announced

Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar are your headliners.

Dancing Through the Elements at Day for Night

Houston’s most innovative music and arts festival offers plenty of opportunities to get lost.

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.

Sound on Sound Fest 2016: The Portraits

Phantogram, Bleached, Diet Cig, Jagwar Ma, and more hold off the rain outside Austin.

PLAYLIST: Take a Little Trip to House of Creatives in Miami with Small Black

Dance yourself clean.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Sound on Sound Fest (11/4–6/2016)

Rain wreaked a bit of havoc on the fest’s inaugural affair outside Austin, but it was an only-fitting dramatic backdrop for the likes of Explosions in the Sky, Beach House, and Thee Oh Sees.

At the Edges of the Edge of the World: Is Icelandic Music Over?

We set off in search of a new Icelandic sound

Laugh Finds a Way: Patton Oswalt and the Performers of Festival Supreme Rock, Talk, and Mock in the Face of Chaos

Tenacious D’s fourth annual smorgasbord of music and comedy in LA blended the elation of the holiday weekend with the doom of the impending election—and brought some much welcomed talking for clapping for one performer in particular making his return to the stage.

Cooking Gumbo, Whipping the Voodoo: Anderson .Paak, Arcade Fire, and More Haunt New Orleans

As it enters adulthood in its eighteenth edition, the City Park fixture is more complicated, charismatic, and costumed than ever.

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