Festivals

Posted on Sunday, August 10th, 2014 - 12:13 pm
What a glorious day yesterday was! The second day of Rhythms on the Rio 2014 was jam-packed with musical goodness in the rarified air of the southern Colorado Rockies. Starting of the yesterday’s slate of artists was Ashley Raines, the winner of this summer’s singer/songwriter contest. Raines...
Posted on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 - 2:50 pm
Although the Midwest festival season grows closer to an inevitable end, there are still a plethora of different festivals waiting for their moment to shine. Next weekend, festivalgoers will descend upon the beautiful rolling hills of Northwestern Wisconsin for the third annual Summer Set Music...
Posted on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 - 1:48 pm
This year’s Rhythms on the Rio opened with a bang. It’s hard to judge numbers but the campground seemed fuller and the dance area most certainly was as packed as last year’s Saturday night, with some folks who had never been to this little festival appearing by the recommendation of friends. That’s...
Posted on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 - 12:52 pm
The FREE 1st annual Shakedown Street Festival honors the Grateful Dead and 50 years of music that has never stopped. In celebration of the bands influence on our community and the world, Shakedown Street Festival will bring together the music of the Grateful Dead through 4 amazing tribute bands,...
Posted on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 - 11:34 am
YarmonyGrass is excited to announce the addition of Shockenaw Mountain Boys featuring members of Railroad Earth including Tim Carbone, John Skehan, Andy Goessling and Johnny Grubb plus Allie Kral as they’re the group known as ‘Secret Special Guests.’ No longer! They’ll be in good company too,...
Posted on Monday, August 4th, 2014 - 2:46 pm
San Francisco’s biggest music festival is set to take over Golden Gate Park for its seventh year next week. This year Outside Lands sold out in record time, within just hours of single day passes going on sale. Those lucky enough to snag tickets will get to bask in San Francisco’s chilly, fog-...
Posted on Monday, August 4th, 2014 - 11:44 am
The Newport Folk Festival may not be a monster fest on the order of a Bonnaroo or a Coachella, but it has rejuvenated itself over the last half dozen years into a premier summer stop for a broad range of alternative, indie, country-rock and folk acts. Much of the rejuvenation has been the result of...
Posted on Monday, July 28th, 2014 - 2:05 pm
The pop-up and its small footprint we would call home for the next 4 nights was ready. The sun had long since set and the kids were happily snuggled under doubled over blankets in the 1975 Apache Mesa. The evening’s cold temperatures were more than the few packed layers of cotton could defend...
Posted on Monday, July 28th, 2014 - 11:23 am
Called “one of summer 2014’s must-see music festivals” by Rolling Stone Magazine, Gathering of the Vibes is in full swing building out a temporary city to accommodate and entertain 20,000 + fans daily. From world-class music on three stages, to one-of-a-kind crafts; from community engagement in the...
Posted on Friday, July 25th, 2014 - 11:12 am
The first official day of Pemberton Music Festival’s stacked three-day weekend went off with just a few hitches, but the chaotic atmosphere (much like the temperamental weather) did little to dampen the spirits of attendees. Despite the ups and downs of the weekend, you were hard-pressed to find a...