“Buy a flower crown, they’re tacky!”
As soon as I heard the guy selling flower crowns charmingly belittling his own product, I knew I was exactly where I was supposed to be. Despite the cool fog that hung over the weekend, taking in the towering eucalyptus trees that encase Golden Gate Park, I felt warm. Back at Outside Lands for my third year, it almost instantly felt like I was home again.
X Games MUSIC returns to downtown Aspen’s Wagner Park this weekend with four globally recognized musical guests performing as part of the X Games Aspen 2014 event. Grammy Award-winning alternative rock band Phoenix and international dance music superstar Tiësto anchor the two nights of music. Each night features an opening set - high-energy indie rock duo Matt & Kim and prolific Swedish dance artist and DJ Axwell – respectively. Complete event details are included below.
X Games Music Presents returns to downtown Aspen’s Wagner Park Jan. 25 and 26 with four globally recognized musical guests as part of the X Games Aspen 2014 event. International dance music superstar Tiësto anchors the event on Sunday, which also includes a set by Axwell, while Phoenix, and Matt & Kim take center stage on Saturday. Fans can purchase $30 general admission tickets or $150 X Games Music VIP tickets, which include heated platform viewing, food and drink and more. The X Games Music series in Aspen will benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
As he prepares for his upcoming Ultra Music Festival headlining performances, global electronic music titan Tiësto has today (March 5) released his newest track “United” with Quintino & Alvaro.
The heartland’s newest major music festival--KANROCKSAS--returns this spring with Kendrick Lamar, Tiësto and The Avett Brothers leading the charge as the first confirmed acts.
Tiësto’s first-ever foray into developing budding new talent has been a smash success: the world’s biggest DJ and critically acclaimed producer has selected the winner of his first-ever remix contest, held this fall in conjunction with Beatport, the industry leader in electronic music downloads. The winning remix of “Knock You Out” featuring vocalist/keyboardist Emily Haines of electro-influenced indie rock band Metric was created by San Francisco-based DJ and remixer Ken Loi.