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Area 51-adjacent ‘Alienstock’ Festival potentially destined for disaster

Storm Area 51 may have started out as an innocent joke when Matty Roberts created the Facebook group, but he now intends on realizing his pipe dreams of a Storm Area 51 festival by capitalizing on its virality in one gutsy—and perhaps brainless—move. In a matter of months, Storm Area 51 has went from a […]

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Area 51-adjacent ‘Alienstock’ Festival potentially destined for disaster

Storm Area 51 may have started out as an innocent joke when Matty Roberts created the Facebook group, but he now intends on realizing his pipe dreams of a Storm Area 51 festival by capitalizing on its virality in one gutsy—and perhaps brainless—move. In a matter of months, Storm Area 51 has went from a […]

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Area 51-adjacent ‘Alienstock’ Festival potentially destined for disaster

Storm Area 51 may have started out as an innocent joke when Matty Roberts created the Facebook group, but he now intends on realizing his pipe dreams of a Storm Area 51 festival by capitalizing on its virality in one gutsy—and perhaps brainless—move. In a matter of months, Storm Area 51 has went from a […]

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How to Stream Lollapalooza Live

This weekend, more than 150 bands are taking the stage at this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago’s Grant Park, with headliners like the Tame Impala, Twenty One Pilots, and Ariana Grande set to perform in front of a few hundred thousand attendees and amid the sweltering heat. (Last year, more than 160…Read more… Continue […]

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‘Storm Area 51’ creator wants to turn fake viral Facebook event into a real music festival

Ah, the Internet. Brutal, true, and undefeated, the World Wide Web is more than just the most important example of human ingenuity in history—it is the gift the keeps on giving. The gift it is currently giving, the viral “Storm Area 51” campaign, seems to be on the tail end of a meme’s 15 minutes […]

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Bassnectar’s Deja Voom festival is returning to Mexico in 2020

Bassnectar has announced the return of his all-inclusive Deja Voom festival March 25 – 28 at the Grand Oasis resort in Cancún, Mexico. The four-day event offers three sets from the event curator himself, along with pool parties, beach activities, off-site adventures, daily yoga and meditation, tequila tastings, and much more. Other artists hand-picked by […]

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Bassnectar’s Deja Voom festival is returning to Mexico in 2020

Bassnectar has announced the return of his all-inclusive Deja Voom festival March 25 – 28 at the Grand Oasis resort in Cancún, Mexico. The four-day event offers three sets from the event curator himself, along with pool parties, beach activities, off-site adventures, daily yoga and meditation, tequila tastings, and much more. Other artists hand-picked by […]

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New survey suggests most people believe you’re never too old for concerts

A new survey conducted by TickPick found that more than half of its participants believe they’ll never be too old for a good time, with the most accepted form of partying later in life being attending small shows or concerts. By surveying 1000 people through Amazon’s Mechanical Turk service who either currently consider themselves “partiers” […]

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Porter Robinson opening at his own festival to encourage attendance of early sets

Porter Robinson‘s Second Sky festival has been one of the most anticipated moments on the summer events circuit since it was announced back in March. The inaugural single-day event, hosted by Goldenvoice in Oakland, kicks off on June 15 with a stellar lineup curated by Robinson himself. The “Ghost Voices” producer is slated for two […]

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Vujaday returns to Barbados for second edition, topped by Damian Lazarus, Lee Burridge, + more

House and techno lovers across the globe in search of a fully loaded destination festival, look no further. Vujaday music festival is queued to return to Barbados this spring for five days (April 3-7) of nearly round-the-clock, beachfront entertainment from genre stalwarts like All Day I Dream label architect, Lee Burridge, Crosstown Rebels Founder Damian […]

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Chicago’s Spring Awakening Fest in a bind after preemptive location change announcement

Spring Awakening Music Festival, the largest strictly electronic music festival in the Midwest, is set on returning to Chicago for its eighth year this June–but with the festival’s home base for the past few years (after leaving its original Soldier Field housing), Addams/Medill Park, purportedly under construction, the fest has called an audible and has […]

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Report: The most commonly used drugs at music festivals

Over the years, drug and alcohol’s relationship with electronic dance music has heightened its foothold in worldwide festival culture. Music festivals themselves undeniably afford a collective culture of intoxication — a palpable permeation of substance use and abuse that one can sniff out regardless of whether they choose to partake or not. Considering substance abuse’s assimilation, […]

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Destructo announces debut headliners for inaugural All My Friends Music Festival

LA is getting a brand new two-day summer music festival, programmed by a man who’s intimately familiar with the live events landscape in Southern California — after all, he helped build it. Destructo‘s new dance and hip-hop event, All My Friends Music Festival, slated for August 18-19 at ROW DTLA, has now announced its first-run […]

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What is Destructo up to? Cryptic roll out for new event AMF begins

AMF is about to be the next big event on this year’s spring/summer festival circuit. While quite a few likely haven’t heard of AMF yet, that’s definitely bound to change with Gary Richards calling the shots behind the emerging new event brand… and he’s bringing along all his friends. Recently the former HARD events head honcho […]

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Electric Forest shares dates for its 2018 edition, announces new ‘Wish Machine’

Electric Forest has unveiled shiny new dates for its eighth annual edition. Slated to again unfold over the course of two consecutive weekends, the festival’s first weekend will be held on June 21-24, with its second weekend set to place on June 28-July 1. Electric Forest will return, as always, to The Double JJ Ranch in […]

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South Carolina music festival, The Gathering, results in an epic fail

This April, Fyre Festival founders Billy McFarland and Ja Rule found themselves in the midst of a heavily-publicized damage control campaign for their Bahamian blunder and faced a 100 million dollar lawsuit for fraud. Many would think that such an epic fail of a festival wouldn’t happen again because of the repercussions Fyre faced. Instead of using Fyre […]

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Sweden’s women-only music festival is a go for summer 2018

Girls around the world unite: Sweden is officially set to host the world’s largest women-only music festival next summer.After reaching its funding target of $61,000, the aptly-named Statement Festival and ‘man-free event’ is a go.The festival itself was originally proposed by Swedish comedian Emma Knyckare in response to the unfortunate rise of rapes and sexual […]

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