Monthly Archives: May 2016

Getting Schooled by Moogfest: the University of Artistic Synthesis

Written by Bryan Deng While the thought of waking up at 9am to attend a lecture doesn’t sound appealing to many college students (and most other adults) it’s one of the reasons Moogfest succeeds in striving to provide more than the average festival. Indeed, the inaugural Moogfest in Durham seems like 5 festivals in one: a music festival, a film festival, […]

Why Hangout Is So Much Better Than Your Standard Beach Getaway

Written by Michael Talavera Location, location, location. I cannot stress this detail enough when helping people decide on their next festival. This was my second visit to Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, and while the lineup is incredible every year, what makes this festival unique is the beauty of seeing your favorite acts […]

What The Festival offers Wonderful Ways to get Weird

Written by Mia Nissen Located in the Oregon forests lies What The Festival, the perfect environment to put on those dancing shoes and let your freak flag fly. With a wild combination of belly dancing classes, saunas and artisan showers (stocked with complimentary Dr. Bronner’s products), wizard school, and massage therapy, WTF is the perfect […]

Good Vibes, a Pump Up Playlist, and a Tribute to Nirvana: Why Summer Camp Has Us Buzzing

Written by Austin Allen With Summer Camp right around the corner, many of us are likely experiencing lots of pre-festival excitement…and hoping we don’t forget anything. So much anticipation may make it difficult to take a few deep breaths and relax, but I’m soothing myself with the idea that the time has finally come to […]

[Must Not Miss]: Tourist at Hangout Music Festival

Written by Stephanie Rosa Sometimes the best part about a music festival is discovering new talent. Sure, people purchase tickets for the headliners and the fun, but a festival experience becomes even more unique and memorable when stumbling across a hidden gem. William Phillips—co-writer of Sam Smith’s legendary “Stay With Me”—just released his debut album U last week, and […]

Lightning in a Bottle 2016: Green is the New Black

Bradley, CA – As the nationally-recognized recipient of A Greener Festival’s Outstanding Award five years in a row for significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, excellent travel, transport and waste management programs, local environment protection, and minimizing water use, Do LaB’s Lightning in a Bottle camping, arts, music and yoga festival is proud to unveil the […]

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss Bonnaroo

Written by Mitchell Aaron Gross   With festivals seemingly popping up everywhere this season, we take a moment to revisit what Bonnaroo has done to distinguish itself from the rest.    1: The variety of acts outside of music. If you’re a fan of Knocked Up, Superbad, or Anchorman you’re probably going to enjoy the comedy of […]