The 2nd Annual Bonanza Campout in Heber, Utah returned to Utah’s scenic River’s Edge Resort in Heber City on June 23-25, 2017. The boutique music and camping festival featured a dynamic and diverse lineup of over 30 live acts, locally curated food and drinks, art installations, plentiful onsite activities including yoga and hiking, and more. Performances from festival favorites and headliners ODESZA, Ms.
Organic Fest returns to the Blue Mountain Event Center this August 11, 12 and 13, rage with us in the space between treble and bass! Set in the verdant mountains of Calaveras County just three hours out from San Francisco, Organic Fest is an intimate experience unlike any other camping music festival.
The organizers—Organic Events, Flatline Events, Euphoric Styles, Modern Illusion and Antidote Events—have collaborated with the grassroots leaders of the Cali festy scene to handcraft you an thumping bass experience.
Emerging from a successful year which saw Gem & Jam embrace the full festival experience with a move from Downtown Tucson to a venue that offered a desert setting with expanded amenities including camping, the twelfth annual event released the first phase of its lineup.
Inside the Double JJ ranch for two consecutive weekends, a magical Electric Forest of paradise awaits within this daily grind of purgatory we walk. Over 40,000 humans come together for the love of music and art and put the real world on hold for a weekend or two if you are one of the lucky ones that can put the real world on hold for two weeks. The spirit of unity abounds as every heart vibrates with trust that this is going to be a good weekend.
Horning’s Hideout in beautifully forested North Plains, Oregon kept its tradition this year, hosting the 16th Annual Northwest String Summit on July 13th through the 16th. The long-time festival boasts an eclectic gathering with several event stages, a wide variety of string-instrument bands and features camping, vendor booths, a children’s village, yoga and mindfulness sessions and more.
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.
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 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.