Archive | Music Festival

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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