Rhythms on the Rio 2017 | Preview

Submitted by Janie Franz on Sat, 07/29/2017 - 5:12 pm

Every August, I look forward to driving up through forested northern New Mexico into God’s Country, southern Colorado to cover Rhythms on the Rio. This festival with a big heart has been going strong for eleven years and I’ve covered six of those. It’s always like coming back for a family reunion.

Summerfest Celebrates 50 Years of Music

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:27 pm

The Summerfest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin celebrated its 50th anniversary this summer. The 11-day festival has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest music festival. The festival features over a dozen stages large and small of entertainment along the lakefront Henry Maier Festival Park. This years festival saw attendance rise to over 830,000 people over the 11-day run.

Rock and Roll Summer: A group concert photo exhibit of Lollapalooza

Submitted by philamonjaro on Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:02 am

Rock and Roll Summer: A Group Concert Photography Pop-Up Exhibit Featuring Artists performing at Lollapalooza. Over thirty frames in a one-time collection not seen since publication. Featuring the work of Chicago photographers Barry Brecheisen, Andy Argyrakis, Lyle A. Waisman and Curt Baran.

This exhibit features captured moments of Nine Inch Nails, Lady Gaga, Amy Winehouse, Chance the Rapper, Jane’s Addiction, Soundgarden, The Weeknd, Snoop Dogg, Black Sabbath, Paul McCartney, Flaming Lips, Radiohead and many more.

MidPoint Music Festival Adds More Artists

Submitted by Bohlsen Group on Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:37 am

The 17th-annual Midpoint Music Festival (MPMF) today announced additional artists that will be part of its two-day event happening Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24, 2017 in downtown Cincinnati at the Taft Theatre and Cincinnati Masonic Center. A final wave of artists, including local and regional acts, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Green River Festival 2017 | Review/Photos

Submitted by Jordan Gill on Fri, 07/21/2017 - 7:12 am

With 31 years of crowd-pleasing experience under their belts, the Green River Festival continues to deliver a summer music experience that goes “above and beyond” its hundreds of summer festival competitors. It is the festival’s long history, seeded in a community and the arts, paired with the event’s signature Saturday hot air balloon presentation, that keeps families and music lovers coming back to one of the region’s most popular weekend destinations.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival 2017 | Review

Submitted by Stites McDaniel on Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:06 pm

Sometimes I think I am so full of shit. Ask my wife, and it’s probably safe to drop sometimes I think. But coming to Grey Fox Bluegrass Music Festival, a festival I come to every year, trying to think of a new way to make you, fair reader, understand that it is unlike anything that you have or ever will experience? I am full of shit to think I can do this. But thankfully, this year mother nature is co-writing this review, and she’s writing in the blurry ink of rain.

Forecastle Festival 2017 | Review & Photos

Submitted by Ben Welp on Wed, 07/19/2017 - 1:33 pm

The Forecastle Festival celebrated 15 years at sea this year with headlining acts Odesza, LCD Soundsystem, and Weezer. Although they set sail 15 years ago, fans are still discovering unique quirks about the festival each year. Did you know their lost and found carries over each year? So, if you lost a glow stick in 2016, you could have potentially salvaged it in 2017. Did you know there is a parenting tent where parents can change or feed their babies in a quiet and shaded environment?

Guitarfish Music Festival is Summer Camp for Music Lovers

Submitted by Blooming Footprint on Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:46 pm

The Guitarfish Music Festival, held in Cisco Grove, CA in the beautiful Sierra Nevadas, is one of the premier family friendly festivals on the west coast. An intimate affair where lasting friendships are created, the element of belonging is tangible, and the experience is real. The music is diverse, and Kidsville is action packed. Prime mountain biking trails, a full spectrum of yoga classes, lounging in the natural swimming holes, circus performers, music play-shops and a World Market further inspire and intrigue.


Emerging Music Festival @ Bryant Park

Submitted by Green House Pu… on Tue, 07/18/2017 - 6:45 am
Returning for its third year, Bryant Park Presents' Emerging Music Festival (EMF) features a strong roster of on-the-rise indie rock, pop and folk bands, performing on one of the biggest stages of their career. All artists hail from the greater New York area, making EMF one of the city's largest local-only summer rock festivals. Thousands of music lovers will pack Bryant Park to experience some of the city's most exciting new music including rock, soul, blues, folk, pop, jazz, and everything in between, all for free.