Archive | 2018 festivals

Electric Forest partners with To Write Love on Her Arms for Breaking Barriers project

When Bassnectar released a heart wrenching video in conjunction with Electric Forest and To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA), the creative PSA went immediately viral with over 1.5 million views on Facebook. The video featured footage inside Sherwood Forest, where several roaming Forest Family members were captured answering a ringing telephone. On the other end of the line was Lorin […]

Continue Reading

Backwoods Music Festival stakes its claim on Mulberry Mountain [EVENT REVIEW]

When Wakarusa announced it would not be returning to its magical setting nestled in the Arkansas Ozarks, attendees were filled with as many questions as they were with shock and dismay. Why would a landmark festival gathering be coming to an abrupt halt during its prime? Was the production company behind Wakarusa facing legal and […]

Continue Reading

Austin City Limits unveils staggering 2018 line-up with ODESZA, Childish Gambino, REZZ, and more

Austin City Limits is one massive annual event that every devout festival goer ought to check off their festival bucket list at least once. The two weekend Texas throw-down wrangles a staggering herd of talent year after year that brings the best of electronic, pop/rock, and hip-hop to Zilker Park, ACL’s host venue on the banks […]

Continue Reading

Relive your favorite sets of Ultra Music Festival 2018

Festival season is officially in full swing as Ultra Music Festival (UMF) has officially wrapped its 20th anniversary event in grandiose display. The ever-expanding franchise recently announced its acquisition of Winter Music Conference, along with their expansion into China with Ultra Beijing and Ultra Shanghai. Living up to its promise to “expect the unexpected” in 2018, UMF capped off a lofty […]

Continue Reading

Sending it to The Big Easy: BUKU Music + Arts Project in Review

Additional words by John Flynn. The smell of lobster po’ boys and boiled crawfish is thick in the air, as crowds of festivalgoers make their way down Magazine Avenue towards the entrance to New Orleans’ Mardis Gras World. The venue is a one-of-a-kind urban promised land, whose grounds are home to the Big Easy’s iconic Mardis Gras Day parade floats […]

Continue Reading

Lollapalooza announces 2018 edition with The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Vampire Weekend, ODESZA, more

The Midwest’s premier music festival, Lollapalooza, returns to Chicago’s Grant Park August 2–5 with a newly announced lineup for the behemoth, 4-day affair. Topping the 2018 bill are The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, Logic, and ODESZA, and, most notably, Vampire Weekend — the band’s first live performance in four years. Other high-profile acts include Tyler, The Creater, CHVRCHES, LL Cool […]

Continue Reading

Superfly’s Denver-based mega-music festival will be called ‘Grandoozy,’ line-up to follow

Superfly Presents — the organizers behind festival titans Bonnaroo and Outside Lands — have been working for over a year with the City of Denver to bring a brand new super festival to Colorado. Last August, Denver’s city council voted 10-3 approving the festival for 2018. In a recent press conference, Superfly has now announced Denver’s newest festival will officially take place on September 14-16, 2018, and […]

Continue Reading

5 artists not to miss at BUKU Music + Arts Project 2018

BUKU Music + Art Project has become one of Louisiana’s most intriguing gatherings for music and urban art over the past several years since it began. Held annually on the banks of the Mississippi River in New Orleans, the Winter Circle-produced event has earned a reputation as the South’s premiere spring time festival. Attendees will encounter live musical acts […]

Continue Reading

Spring Awakening’s monstrous phase two line-up is a who’s who of dance music

One week has passed since Spring Awakening unveiled their colossal 2018 line-up, amidst rumors that Resident Advisor accidentally leaked the second phase of the React Presents event. As it turns out, the rumors were true. The three-day festival returns to Chicago, Illinois, June 8 through 10, boasting the usual suspects over two headlining stages: from Afrojack and Tiësto to deadmau5 […]

Continue Reading

Shambhala unveils REZZ as first of 2018 headliners

When REZZ made her extraordinary debut appearance at Shambhala Music Festival in 2016, her beloved performance was widely regarded as one of many breakout moments in her, at the time, short career. The mau5trap signee was also among Shambhala’s most anticipated returning artists among organizers and attendees in 2017.Sadly, REZZ was instructed not to travel to last year’s event when the festival faced imminent […]

Continue Reading

Stream deadmau5’s set as techno alias Testpilot on Holy Ship! 11.0

Read More:Get a taste of deadmau5’s techno alter-ego, TESTPILOTDeadmau5 provides full TESTPILOT set for June BBC Radio 1 ResidencyBrace yourselves: deadmau5 announced he has built a new cube Continue Reading at http://www.dancingastronaut.com

Continue Reading

Backwoods unveils initial 2018 line-up, announces move to former Wakarusa grounds

When Wakarusa announced the cancellation of its annual event due to legal/financial woes, faithful attendees were heartbroken. No longer would they be mining for quartz in the rivers twisting through Arkansas’ Ozark Mountains, stumbling upon waterfalls around every bend, or taking in scenic views of Mulberry Mountain. Wakarusa would become nothing more than a storied legend.Wakarusa attendees can now […]

Continue Reading

Coachella releases 2018 dates & advance ticket sale information

Although it’s been less than a month since this year’s gathering of Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival, fans of the momentous festival will want to start booking their 2018 trips this week. Held annually in the deserts of Indio, California, Goldenvoice’s premier event is sure to sell out within minutes. Coachella 2018 will be held over the following weekends: April 13-15 and April […]

Continue Reading