Festivals

Dear Festival Promoters, Please Stop with the Gimmicky Lineup Announcements

<i>Photo courtesy of author. This post ran originally on THUMP Canada.</i><p>Dear festival promoters,<p>Ah spring! That time of year when the crocuses start poking their heads out of the snow, the patios at one's favourite watering holes reopen, and a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of... wait …

Father's Day

Coachella Lineup 2017: Lady Gaga to replace Beyoncé and Twitter has mixed reactions

News broke Tuesday that Lady Gaga would be headlining Coachella and taking over Beyoncé's headlining spot at the Indio, California, festival. It was …

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There's a new reason to hate Coachella

You know the drill by now: A website was hacked, personal information may have been stolen, and now a company will have to make promises about the future of its cybersecurity. The target this time? Folks who have accounts on the website of music festival Coachella.<p>On Feb. 22, <i>Motherboard</i> reported …

Data Breach

Lady Gaga replaces pregnant Beyonce at Coachella music festival

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lady Gaga will step in for Beyonce at this year's Coachella music festival after the R&B singer, who is pregnant with twins, dropped out of her headlining slot due to doctor's orders.<p>Gaga, 30, made the announcement late Tuesday on her social media pages with an image of the …

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Breaking! Beyoncé To Be Replaced By Lady Gaga At Coachella! - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>Raise your glasses but above all, raise your voices for Lady Gaga!</b><p>It’s official! <b>Coachella</b> has revealed that <b>Lady Gaga</b> will headline both weekends of</b> …

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The Rio carnival: samba, singing and sequins – in pictures

The big samba schools parade through the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro as crowds enjoy the world’s most extravagant party

Rio Olympics

Arnold Sports Festival 2017: Dates, Event Schedule and More for Arnold Classic

If you're a fan of multiple sports like bodybuilding, martial arts, powerlifting, gymnastics and boxing, then you're in luck. All of these sports and more will be on display this weekend in Columbus, Ohio, at the 2017 Arnold Sports Festival.<p>The annual competition was started back in 1989 by …

Sports

Be Yourself! 7 Festivals That Challenge Stereotypes! - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>It’s time to celebrate who you are!</b><p>With all the minority communities out there, human rights are violated every single day and we still have a long …

Holi around the world: Join the fun at a Wild Color Run near you

Holi, also known as the festival of colors, sees people spending the day out in the streets smearing colored powder all over each other’s faces, …

Lady Gaga Will Step Into Beyoncé's Stylish Shoes for Coachella

Fret not, pop lovers, Lady Gaga is officially standing in for Beyoncé at Coachella next month. The singer confirmed she'll be headlining the two …

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It took 100 concepts to create this poster

Sorting through over 100 different concept designs to find just one is guaranteed hard work, but it’s what happened to graphic design studio Zwupp …

Design

Chance The Rapper added to star-studded ESSENCE Festival 2017 lineup

<b>This article originally appeared on ESSENCE.com.</b><p>Where can you find a 2017 Grammy winner, a dedicated community activist and a future young music mogul all in one?<p>ESSENCE Fest 2017, of course!<p>Adding to this year’s already star-studded ESSENCE Fest lineup, Chance The Rapper will bring his many …

Music

Coachella User Data Accessed In Hacker Breach, Festival Warns Against Phishing Attempts

A view of music fans and the ferris wheel during the 2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival, April 17, 2016, in Indio, California.Coachella …

Data Breach

New music festival announced on same site and weekend as Bestival - NME

A new music festival will take place on the same <b>Isle of Wight</b> site recently vacated by <b>Bestival</b>, where it will also be held on the same weekend as the …

Music

Coachella Website Hack Could Lead To Phishing Attacks Against Users

Coachella is a pretty big deal. The two-weekend event will draw six-figure crowds and generate hundreds of millions of dollars in spending. This year’s festival kicks off in just a few more weeks… which makes the timing of the Coachella website getting hacked particularly dangerous.<p>Coachella …

Security

The 1975, Mumford & Sons, Fleet Foxes For Latitude

<b>The 1975</b>, <b>Mumford & Sons</b>, and <b>Fleet Foxes</b> are set to headline this year's Latitude festival.<p>The much-loved event returns this summer between July 14th …

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Osheaga 2017: The Weeknd, Lorde and Muse Lead Jam-Packed Lineup

Festival season is fast approaching and one of Canada's biggest just announced it's 2017 lineup. R&B superstar the Weeknd, British trio Muse and …

The Weeknd

Phoenix Announce New Shows, Tease New Music: Listen

After announcing their first live dates of 2017 including a headlining appearance at this year’s Governors Ball, Phoenix have announced more dates in the U.S. and Europe. They’ll play L.A., Paris, and London after the Governors Ball show—watch a teaser, soundtracked by new music, below. Find the …

Music

Cultural Differences: Carnival Celebrations

Yesterday was the last day of Carnival, and so Christians around the world are getting over their celebrations and starting their fast for Ash …

Mardi Gras

Latitude Festival announce 2017 line up as Mumford and Sons, 1975 and Fleet Foxes set to headline

Today Latitude Festival organisers have announced this year's line up.<p>The 1975, Mumford and Sons and Fleet Foxes are just a few of the 80 musical …

Colorful Carnival in Haiti’s storm-hit region

LES CAYES, Haiti - Haiti’s three-day Carnival festivities have brought rum-fueled parties, imaginative costumes and high-energy dance music to a southern city that’s still recovering from last year’s punishing Hurricane Matthew.<p>Revelers have danced and sang their troubles away for three days in Les …

Haiti

Interstellar Zappadrive: When Frank Zappa jammed with Pink Floyd

<b>This post was originally published in 2012, but at that time, the actual footage of Frank Zappa jamming with Pink Floyd had yet to materialize. That</b> …

Guitar

A “game changer” for cycling, Denver will add a music festival to the Colorado Classic with Wilco, Death Cab for Cutie

When RPM Events Group’s Colorado Classic bicycle race launches on Aug. 10 this year, it hopes to answer the pressing question on the minds of the …

Denver

Grab your favorite travel coffee mug, the second ever “Gilmore Girls” festival is happening this fall

We don’t have a <i>Year in the Life</i> Season 2 order (YET), but at least we’re getting a second helping of something else just as awesome: The <i>Gilmore Girls</i> …

TV

Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Enjoy a celebration of Charleston’s culinary excellence and renowned culture. Charleston Wine + Food is a celebration of Charleston’s culinary …

Food Festivals

Coachella Goes Gaga After Beyonce Bows Out

Attention, Little Monsters: Lady Gaga is coming to Coachella.<p>Bright Like a Diamond: Harvard Honors Rihanna's Philanthropy<p>The diva announced Tuesday …

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<b>Lady Gaga</b> will reportedly headline in <b>Beyonce</b>’s absence at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this April, according to <b>Billboard</b>.<p>The outlet …

Beyoncé

The ‘Cash Me Outside’ girl going back on Dr. Phil

She’s a household name.<p>Well, not exactly.<p>Her catch phrase is: “Cash Me Outside.”<p>Danielle Bregoli shot to fame (eh, infamy) after appearing in an …

Music Festivals

Lady Gaga has confirmed that she'll being stepping in to replace Beyoncé at Coachella

Flower crowns and fake tattoos at the ready.<p>Get your flower crowns and faux hippie clothing ready because Lady Gaga is Coachella's new headliner, …

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Harry Belafonte Through the Years

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