August 2013

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Vibrant splashes of neon color filled the rolling hills of Wisconsin the weekend of August 9th-11th, as fans from all around the Midwest came to celebrate the second annual Summer Set Music Festival. Packing the place with an average of 15,000 attendees per day, slightly up from last year’s average, the festival maintained a substantial crowd throughout the day and into the night’s major acts.

ARISE! Those are bold words that I have used in the title of this review, but I have thought long and hard about it, and I can rationalize and explain it. This inaugural festival is one that I will never miss. I was only there for Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, but I did not sleep, and in that short period of time, I was able to completely capture the magic and vibe of this festival.

True Music Festival, a brand new festival experience coming to Scottsdale, Arizona, is pleased to announce the first round of performers for the inaugural event, which will be held at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on December 14, 2013. The performer lineup at the multi-genre festival includes: wildly engaging EDM producer and DJ, Bassnectar; rock stalwarts, The Flaming Lips; hip-hop impresario, Wiz Khalifa; the indie-pop duo, Capital Cities; and indie-folk band, Lord Huron.

Today, Equifunk, Pennsylvania's first all-inclusive music festival, announces that fans will be able to relive music from the 2013 event exclusively on Phoncert, a new mobile phone app for iOS devices offering high quality audio streams from live music events.Phoncert streamed sets from Soulive, JJ Grey & Mofro, Anders Osborne and many more live from the Poconos Mountains August 16-18, and will now rebroadcast several of Equifunk's most memorable sets for fans to enjoy anytime on their mobile phones.First up, and now available, is Friday night's headliner, the New Mastersounds, whose pe