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Burning Man festival sues federal government, cites overcharging fees

Since 1990, the quite literally scorching Burning Man festival has drawn droves to the deserts of Nevada to celebrate the best of music, art, and the spirit of legendary event. The festival has historically hosted on public grounds, renting space from the government. Now, Black Rock City LLC (the company behind Burning Man) is suing […]

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Burning Man festival sues federal government, cites overcharging fees

Since 1990, the quite literally scorching Burning Man festival has drawn droves to the deserts of Nevada to celebrate the best of music, art, and the spirit of legendary event. The festival has historically hosted on public grounds, renting space from the government. Now, Black Rock City LLC (the company behind Burning Man) is suing […]

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Burning Man festival sues federal government, cites overcharging fees

Since 1990, the quite literally scorching Burning Man festival has drawn droves to the deserts of Nevada to celebrate the best of music, art, and the spirit of legendary event. The festival has historically hosted on public grounds, renting space from the government. Now, Black Rock City LLC (the company behind Burning Man) is suing […]

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Good Morning Mix: Tycho spins soothing sunrise set at Burning Man

For years, Tycho has treated Burning Man attendees to blissful sunrise sets and has also delivered his sets to those who couldn’t attend the festivities. This year, again, the producer has uploaded his 2019 sunrise set to SoundCloud, allowing all fans to experience two hours of dreamy beats even if they’re not in Black Rock […]

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Good Morning Mix: Tycho spins soothing sunrise set at Burning Man

For years, Tycho has treated Burning Man attendees to blissful sunrise sets and has also delivered his sets to those who couldn’t attend the festivities. This year, again, the producer has uploaded his 2019 sunrise set to SoundCloud, allowing all fans to experience two hours of dreamy beats even if they’re not in Black Rock […]

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Good Morning Mix: Tycho spins soothing sunrise set at Burning Man

For years, Tycho has treated Burning Man attendees to blissful sunrise sets and has also delivered his sets to those who couldn’t attend the festivities. This year, again, the producer has uploaded his 2019 sunrise set to SoundCloud, allowing all fans to experience two hours of dreamy beats even if they’re not in Black Rock […]

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Good Morning Mix: Tycho spins soothing sunrise set at Burning Man

For years, Tycho has treated Burning Man attendees to blissful sunrise sets and has also delivered his sets to those who couldn’t attend the festivities. This year, again, the producer has uploaded his 2019 sunrise set to SoundCloud, allowing all fans to experience two hours of dreamy beats even if they’re not in Black Rock […]

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Bureau of Land Management threatens the future of Burning Man

Beloved desert festival, Burning Man faces yet another obstacle, this time in the form of an environmental impact statement from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Earlier in the year, Burning Man confronted its growing influencer culture with ticketing changes. However, the most recent issue proves a lot more challenging than just cutting down on […]

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Burning Man founder hospitalized after massive stroke

Black Rock City has long been known for its 10 principles that foster a sense of authenticity and commitment to one another not seen at most festivals nowadays. At the heart of these principles lays the power of intention, of which the folks at Burning Man are asking its members to channel for their fearless founder and […]

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WATCH: Burning Man art gets an official exhibition at The Smithsonian

The art from Black Rock City is heading to The Smithsonian in Washington, DC. The exhibit, titled “No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man,” will finally give those who’ve not yet visited the playa the chance to experience its revolutionary art concepts. “The title is part of that kind of idea, we’re inviting people to come […]

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Carl Cox to hold fundraiser for Burning Man Playground production

Carl Cox announced he’ll be playing at San Francisco’s Midway on March 30 in an effort to raise funds for his annual Burning Man camp, Playground. Having been playing on Black Rock City’s playa for over a decade, the techno don has become a festival staple and announced that the funds raised for Playground will all go […]

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Burning Man could soon expand to 100,000 attendees

Black Rock City may be preparing to welcome more burners soon. Burning Man organizers recently met with state officials from Nevada’s Bureau of Land Management to discuss the local and environmental impacts of expanding the annual event to a capacity of up to 100,000 over the next few years. Organizers met with Nevada residents from the communities closest to the […]

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Burning Man begins permit renewal process for use of Black Rock Desert land

Burning Man Music Festival has been routinely held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for the past 27-years, a setting equally beloved by event organizers and attendees alike. As Burning Man looks to host its 28th edition in the desert from August 26-September 3, 2018, the geographical fate of the festival’s 2019 iteration hinges on the […]

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Burning Man reveals 2018 theme

In an interesting plot twist, Burning Man has selected a 2018 theme that harkens back to Isaac Asimov’s 1950 collection of sci-fi short stories, I, ROBOT. While past themes on the playa have centered around more open-ended, vague concepts — such as 2017’s “Radical Ritual” theme — the 32nd annual BM theme is no less imaginative, yet more precise.  In the […]

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Watch the Burning Man 2017 live stream

For over 30 years, Burning Man has signaled itself a transformational event for its attendees—affectionately known as “burners.” For those not fortunate enough to be at the world renowned music and arts festival taking place this week, August 27 – September 4, 2017, the temporary metropolis of Black Rock City, Nevada will light up via live stream.When not headed around the festival grounds […]

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