Festivals



Sunny weather carries The Meadows through a successful weekend of music with Jay Z, Gorillaz, Sleigh Bells and more

In it’s second year, The Meadows grew from a two-day festival with a strong line-up to a three-day prepping to compete against Panorama and Governors Ball. There were certainly still kinks to sort out – the grounds felt bare and let’s be honest, it’s in a parking lot – but solid weather and a strong line up certainly make The Meadows a contender. Continue Reading

Charlottesville’s LOCKN’ Music Festival brings fans together for shows from The Avett Brothers, Phil Lesh, Margo Price, Jim James and more

If you’ve been following music for a while now you know first hand just how tied up music culture and current political events can become. This years LOCKN’ Music Festival had enormous political pressure place upon it due to the fact that the festival grounds are just 45 minutes from Charlottesville, Virginia, and that an enormous majority of attendees are at least somewhat local. Continue Reading

Iggy Pop, Father John Misty, Beck, Nas, Lizzo, FIDLAR and more come together for a summer weekend at Portland’s Project Pabst

It’s hard to argue there’s any better way to end summer than by attending a music festival. Making its return to Portland, Project Pabst brought a diverse line-up to the late August festival. After combining with the former Musicfest NW festival last year, Project Pabst focused on bringing bands for a 21+ crowd, while also providing great local food and entertainment. Situated right on the waterfront, the festival is in a prime location next to the heart of the city. Continue Reading

2 weeks ago

Charles Bradley, Ty Segall, Tank & The Bangas and more come together at the electric Pickathon Music Festival

Despite the unusual heatwave combined with a haze of smoke that traveled from British Columbia to Oregon, crowds nevertheless descended onto Pendavaris Farm in Happy Valley for the 19th-Annual Pickathon Music Festival. Pickathon is a different experience compared to most camping festivals. Continue Reading

4 weeks ago

Baltimore’s Moonrise Festival sees strong sets from Run The Jewels, Dillstradamus, Lil Uzi Vert and Porter Robinson

Baltimore’s Moonrise Festival brought together some of the hottest EDM and hip hop acts for a two day bash. Our favorite sets and photos are below. Continue Reading

4 weeks ago

Lizzo, Flatbush Zombies, Sleigh Bells and more acts to catch at The Meadows in New York City this September

Let’s cut to the chase. The Meadows is the best festival in New York City this year, and while the lineup is especially stands out because of the stellar headliners, it’s not too shabby further down the bill too. Before you catch Jay Z, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and M.I.A., look out for these five artists that we’re especially excited to watch this September 15 to 17. Continue Reading

1 month ago

Interview: Sofi Tukker on festivals, their friendship with Maggie Rogers and the appeal of Portuguese

Sofi Tukker is the stage name of Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern, a duo from Brooklyn best known for their single “Drinkee.” The track, from the 2016 album Soft Animals, was featured in an Apple commercial and highlights some of the Brazilian sounds that Sofi Tukker often feature in their music. Continue Reading

1 month ago

At Warped Tour, Dallas’ hot weather doesn’t stop Barb Wire Dolls, American Authors, Andy Black and more

Nearing towards the end of the tour, Vans Warped Tour stops by Dallas, Texas at the Starplex Pavillion. The 103° heat, which has apparently been one of the most uncomfortable weather conditions on the tour according to one band, didn’t stop thousands of people from having a great time and piling in the pit to hear their favorite bands. Continue Reading

Baltimore: Get ready for Moonrise, one of the best EDM festival line-ups of the summer

If you’ve been to an EDM festival in the past five years or so, there’s a good shot you’ve seen Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, and David Guetta. You’ve probably seen Diplo and Dillon Francis, too. Moonrise, by moving slightly away from the norm, built a better EDM line-up. Continue Reading

Music, comedy and sci-fi fans come together at ID10T Festival in California, featuring TV On The Radio, Animal Collective and more

Chris Hardwick kicked off the first year of ID10T Fest Music Festival and Comic Conival at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. ID10T Fest brought an eclectic array of creative artists from different spectrums and drew in a really unique crowd. Continue Reading

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