Festivals & Events

Preview: McDowell Mountain Music Festival

Preview: McDowell Mountain Music Festival

At a time where mega-festivals permeate live music landscape with 100+ act lineups and mega-structures and 360-degree live-streaming, it’s refreshing to find a festival that is more manageable, focused, and that is run by and for the people. If that approach seems up your alley, head to downtown Phoenix March 3-5 for the McDowell Mountain […]

By February 5, 2017 26 views 0 Comments Read More →
Lightning in a Bottle’s 2017 Lineup

Lightning in a Bottle’s 2017 Lineup

In the festival world, the past couple weeks have been a bit of a rollercoaster with the barrage of lineup announcements, and Lightning in a Bottle dropped theirs today to continue the ride. It’s a beautiful thing, featuring new and old names alike. The Lightning Stage is looking particularly strong with Bonobo, Rufus du Sol, and […]

By January 23, 2017 20 views 0 Comments Read More →
Gem and Jam Music Festival Preview

Gem and Jam Music Festival Preview

Officially kicking off 2017’s festival season is the eclectic music festival, Gem and Jam. Celebrating its 11th year bringing together music, art, and gems from all over the world, will kick off Thursday, February 2nd through Sunday, February 5th. This return is anticipated to be better than ever, as Gem and Jam has found itself a […]

By January 14, 2017 47 views 0 Comments Read More →
Coachella’s Jaw-Dropping 2017 Lineup

Coachella’s Jaw-Dropping 2017 Lineup

We got a late holiday gift today from Goldenvoice, the production company behind Coachella today, in the form of the festival’s 2017 lineup. This year’s incarnation will see the return of some familiar names like Radiohead, the xx, Bon Iver, New Order, and about 40% of the rest of the lineup. Not that a little repetition […]

By January 3, 2017 38 views 0 Comments Read More →
Decadence NYE 2016 Arizona

Decadence NYE 2016 Arizona

Arizona’s Biggest NYE Party Every year I tell myself there’s no way they’ll top that, but once again Relentless Beats and Global Dance Festival are bring us the Biggest NYE Party in Arizona, Decadence AZ! If they haven’t already made it a killer year for you, they’ve brought the names to finish 2016 with a […]

By December 7, 2016 79 views 0 Comments Read More →
Electric Forest Drops Dual 2017 Lineups

Electric Forest Drops Dual 2017 Lineups

We usually have to wait (and wait and wait…) until at least February to see the initial lineup for Electric Forest 2017. In response to the feedback of their Foresters, Madison House reconfigured their plans for 2017 to provide the lineup prior to even the loyalty presale. The people wanted to know what they were […]

By November 18, 2016 35 views 0 Comments Read More →
Freaky Deaky 2016: A Preview

Freaky Deaky 2016: A Preview

INTRO  |  MUSIC  |  AFTER-PARTIES  |  PHOTO/VIDEO  |  GIVEAWAY  |  TICKETS   There is an undeniable commonality between festivals and Halloween. Both pull you in with the allure of costumes, candy, and a unique environment that not only allows, but encourages you to let your freak flag fly as high or as weird as you […]

By October 25, 2016 93 views 0 Comments Read More →
Red Bull Sound Select: 30 Days in LA

Red Bull Sound Select: 30 Days in LA

A note for people in and around the area of LA: Prepare for an amazing month of music in November, courtesy of the energy drink slash extreme sports slash space program that is Red Bull. The Red Bull Sound Select series features over 60 performances, including notable names like Bob Moses, AlunaGeorge, Lido, Pusha T, and […]

By September 13, 2016 37 views 0 Comments Read More →
Electric Forest 2017 Will Be Two Weekends

Electric Forest 2017 Will Be Two Weekends

Electric Forest headquarters, also known as Madison House, announced today plans to host Electric Forest over two weekends in 2017. Here are the dates: Weekend 1: June 22 – 25 Weekend 2: June 29 – July 2 From their carefully worded explanation, it appears they’ll be modeling EF 2017 more like Austin City Limits than […]

By September 2, 2016 39 views 0 Comments Read More →
Review: Summer Set 2016

Review: Summer Set 2016

The weekend of Summer Set Music Festival was there and gone in a flash, much like summer itself. One minute, you’re jumping and dancing along to ‘Real Life’ with Claptone, and the next you’re back in day to day life, sitting in front of a computer monitor wondering what the hell just happened. That’s the […]

By August 20, 2016 8 views 0 Comments Read More →