Pickathon is this weekend! We're almost there! Happening August 2 - 4 at Pendarvis Farm, a mere 15 minute drive from Portland, OR, this is the festival's 15th anniversary and we wish everyone could be there and experience this momentous occasion with us. Well, in a way, that's sort of possible!
Looking for some local fun, beer, and music? Look no further then WARMFest in Broad Ripple, Indiana, Labor Day Weekend 2013. This local festival will be held in Broad Ripple Park , and will feature many local favorites and local vendors. In its 7th year, this festival has moved from the main streets of Broad Ripple to the park and will now feature five different stages. Broad Ripple, Indiana is a close knit and young community that is focused on being locally sustainable. In this small corner of Indianapolis you will find art galleries, local markets, restaurants, and bars.
Great music, great venue, great weather. The Newport Folk Festival has succeeded in reinventing itself in recent years, adopting a broader definition of “folk” that has allowed for the inclusion of a wide range of what might be called “folk-inspired” bands, while still paying homage to its acoustic guitar-strumming roots.
After closing out its first two-day festival today with enormous success, and to a sold out crowd, Boston Calling, announces a second edition, which will take place just a few months from now, September 7 and 8, 2013, at the city’s historic City Hall Plaza [One City Hall Square, Boston, Massachusetts]. Just before headliner The National played an unforgettable set on the Main Stage, Boston Calling further amped up fans by announcing that it will return to City Hall Plaza in September with Vampire Weekend and Passion Pit headlining.
It was the biggest and best small festival I have ever attended. There, I said it. I have started with a boom; a writer’s biggest mistake. There was no building to this statement. The opportunity to hook you with subtlety and humor was lost. If you stop reading now, I have only myself to blame.
The Big Up Music & Arts Festival is just a few short weeks away, taking place Thursday, August 8th – Saturday, August 10th at Hemlock Hollow Farm in beautiful Claverack, NY! The three-day camping event features more than 70 musical acts including livetronica, EDM, funk, rock and disco artists on three stages.
I’ve read Treasure Island, Last of the Mohicans, Wizard of the Oz, Lord of the Rings, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Tarzan and my all-time favorite, Of Mice and Men. All these stories do not compare with the living story book of Electric Forest 2013. There was a hole in a tree and I fell in. Tumbling down the black hole there was voice that told a story. It went like this: Once upon a time at a grand ranch in Michigan there was a magical forest. In that forest lived the happy