Memorial Day weekend always produces a number of different and distinct music festivals across the country, however one Midwest festival in particular has proved for countless years that they know how to throw a unique concert experience complete with a diverse music selection, an enthusiastic and experienced crowd, and a little help from the weather gods. This year’s annual Summer Camp Music Festival was one for the ages, providing fans with an unforgettable experience that won’t be outdone anytime soon.
Like at festivals with multiple stages, it’s always hard to choose which acts to catch. And the Albuquerque Folk Fest is no exception. In its 16th year, the festival touts being a participatory folk fest and a non-profit public charity event that offers an opportunity for people in the region to taste the folk experience.
Pemberton Music Festival, which has expanded to a five-‐day festival, will take place Wednesday, July 16 to Sunday, July 20. With nearly 100 performances and six separate performance areas, including two main stages, two secondary stages, a dance tent and a comedy area, Pemberton Music Festival will be five glorious days of music, comedy, and camping on 300 clean, open acres in one of the most idyllic settings on Earth.
Northern California’s most forward-thinking festival is back for a second year, returning to the banks of the Eel River on July 18-19-20 2014. Located in Piercy, California, the magnificent Cooks Valley Campground straddles the border of Mendocino and Humboldt Counties, Northern Nights Music Festival will showcase an eclectic, trendsetting mix of music on four well-rounded stages.Headlining 2014 talent will include world-acclaimed “livetronica” p
On Saturday, the third day of Wakarusa in Ozark, Arkansas, my morning began at about 5 am when I woke in my hammock being pelted with rain. Those who were still up, roaming the campsites like zombies, seemed to enjoy the cool rain dropping from the clouds. But me? I was tired and wet. Luckily, I managed to snag a little bit more shut-eye throughout the day so everything turned out alright.
When the threat of 50 MPH winds and impending heavy rain don't get you down - you know you're in the right place. And for a lot of people, that place was Wakarusa on Friday. Luckily, the 50 MPH winds passed us by, but our day did start off with a pretty heavy amount of rain. We're used to that by now, though.Because of the rain, several shows were cancelled, including a show I was really looking forward to seeing, Rusty Shackle.