Festivals

The Festy Experience 2014 | Preview

Five years in, The Festy Experience, has proven itself to be as enjoyable, accessible and certain to give attendees more than their money’s worth both musically and scenically as any festival on the East Coast.  You do not have to load up a week’s worth of supplies and go all the way to Florida.  You do not have to pray and dodge 18 wheelers buzzing by at 85 miles per hour nor endure hour’s long traffic jams on your way up and down hundreds of miles of interstate l- 95.  The Festy is conveniently located about an hour south of Charlott

Wanee 2015 Dates Announced

What is shaping up to be the most exciting Wanee Music Festival ever has announced its scheduled dates for the 2015 event.  Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 16th through Saturday, April 18th to enjoy what has grown over the years into one of the biggest and most star-studded Music Festivals around.  Our popular and fun-filled Wanee Wednesday Happy Hour is also back and scheduled for April 15th.

Riot Fest! Denver - Days 2 and 3

Three days of Riot Fest is definitely a marathon and not a sprint, and although I did not make it as early as I anticipated either of these two days, I enjoyed what I saw especially the legendary The Cure set.

Bear Creek Adds Chris Robinson's Soulive Revue, Talib Kweli and more

Bear Creek Music & Art Festival has added headlining artist Chris Robinson’s Soulive Revue. This one-time-only collaboration will feature Black Crowes/Chris Robinson Brotherhood singer Chris Robinson with Soulive (Eric Krasno, Alan Evans and Neal Evans), The Shady Horns (Eric Bloom and Ryan Zoidis) and several very special guests.

Harvest Music Festival 2014 | Preview

I can hardly believe it’s almost October – it seems it was just a few weeks ago YMSB’s Harvest Music Festival 2013 was playing its final notes. This year, The Jayhawks are slated for an IOU performance they missed last year. Also on the lineup are festival namesakes Yonder Mountain String Band – they’re playing with Jerry Douglas this year in lieu of Jeff Austin leaving the band. Trampled by Turtles is playing, as well as Papa Mali, Elephant Revival, Shook Twins and many other great bands.

Kinfolk 2014 | Review and Photos

A year ago, Planet Bluegrass was in shambles. The North St. Vrain Creek, which carves a path along the venue’s northern and eastern borders, overflowed during a torrential downpour that lasted nearly a full week in mid-September. The 2013 Colorado Flood created a state of emergency in 14 counties and hit especially hard in Lyons. The town’s crown gem, which hosts the annual RockyGrass and Folks Festivals, was submerged under four feet of water.

Phases of the Moon 2014 | Review/Photos

I’m searching for phrases to describe Phases of the Moon Music & Art Festival.  It began as a dark side of the moon, but that was just a phase.  As an audience, our hackles were already up, howling at the moon before the weekend ever arrived.  Through no fault of the Phases organizers, RatDog had to cancel their appearance.  Bobby Weir’s lightening is lazy.

Riot Fest! Denver - Day 1

Riot Fest exploded with a bang, and the fast action, hard hitting, rock festival tore it up in the Mile High City. On the grounds of Sports Authority Stadium at Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos, the festival kicked off its first night with its best lineup of the weekend. Taking public transportation was the way to go because there were a lot of people to add to the regular Friday traffic in the city.

Sunshine Festival Returns for 3rd Year

When it’s January in Florida, that means it’s time for the annual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival to bring some great music to the state.  And this year promises to be the biggest and best yet!  Once again headlined by the award-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band  the 2015 Sunshine Music & Blues Festival features our best line-up yet of exciting acts on two live music stages along with a wider array of refreshing craft beers and delectable menus from a wider variety of food vendors.  The Festi

Grand Point North Music Festival Wrap-Up

Near capacity crowds flocked to Waterfront Park in Burlington, Vermont on September 13th and 14th for the 4th annual Grand Point North Music Festival presented by Grace Potter & The Nocturnals. Grand Point North Festival featured two full days of continuous music on side-by-side stages along with Grand Point Local, a celebration of local restaurants and food purveyors, and Grand Point Weird,  the artistic component to the festival curated by Charlotte Potter.

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