Live Music

This $799 ticket gets you into dozens of music festivals around the world in 2017

Forget Fyre Fest — for less cash than the cost of a high-end ticket to the failed festival, you can now buy a flat-fee pass to dozens of music …

Austin City Limits

Glastonbury

Sometimes in life we fall privy to a snippet of information that can leave us bemused, perplexed or downright irritated! In my case all three applied …

Glastonbury

Live Nation’s Festival Passport Goes on Sale Today: Admission to 90 Festivals for $799

Live Nation, the world’s biggest live-entertainment company, today unveils its Festival Passport, which gives fans general-admission access to more …

Electric Daisy Carnival

Watch: Romo DJ's charity event, brings Elliott on stage

Tony Romo has a lot more time on his hands now that he doesn't have his schedule filled with offseason workouts, so he's trying his hand at DJing.<p>The …

Concerts

Pitchfork Music Festival Partners With Everytown for Gun Safety and MASK for Beats > Bullets

Pitchfork Music Festival has announced Beats > Bullets, a new partnership with Everytown for Gun Safety and Mothers Against Senseless Killings (MASK). Through the initiative, Pitchfork Music Festival will encourage Chicagoans to support the struggle against gun violence. On June 2, to honor …

Pitchfork Music Festival

Music festivals want to test fans' drugs to check they're safe

The scheme will be trialled at Leeds this year.<p>A controversial scheme is being introduced at music festivals which will see festivalgoers able to …

Music Festivals

Master calendar: All the events, all year long, that every person needs in Dallas-Fort Worth

Fun is always in season in Dallas-Fort Worth. Nearly every weekend, there's a chance to get out and experience North Texas' entertainment, …

Festivals

Anti-drug campaigners slam plans to introduce drug testing tents at music festivals

Anti-drugs campaigners have expressed dismay after the police backed plans to allow festival goers to test substances such as cocaine and ecstasy for purity before taking them.<p>The service, which will be offered at a string of live music events this summer, including the Reading and Leeds festivals, …

Music Festivals

Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Gorillaz to play Austin City Limits 2017

Chance the Rapper, The Killers, The xx, Skepta and Solange will all perform too.<p>Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Gorillaz are to play this year’s …

Austin City Limits

Live Nation's Festival Passport offers access to 90 festivals for $799

Live Nation, the world's biggest live-entertainment company, today unveils its Festival Passport, which gives fans general-admission access to more than 90 of the company's festivals in 15 countries for $799 -- even if they're already sold out.<p>Included in that offering are Austin City Limits, …

Pitchfork Music Festival

Music festivals: Here's one way to stay dry

<b>Last summer, on my fourth day of sploshing through Glastonbury's sodden fields, I thought: "Why do I keep doing this to myself?"</b><p>Sure, the music was great. Skepta, Adele and Grimes gave unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime performances; and Philip Glass's Heroes Symphony, an orchestral tribute to David …

Music Festivals

The 27 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: May 22-28, 2017

The Stranger's music critics' picks for May 22-28, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do StaffOur critics have picked the best musical ways to spend this …

Sasquatch! Music Festival

The activists pushing back against sexual assault at music festivals

The <i>LA Times</i> examines recent efforts to combat sexual assault—including "angel shots" and female-identifying arenas—at music festivals in the US.

Music Festivals

7 pieces of gear that helped shape Radiohead’s timeless OK Computer

<b>OK Computer</b><i> marked a noticeable shift from the guitar-led anthems of</i> <b>The Bends</b><i> towards the more experimental sound that would define Radiohead’s later</i> …

Music Festivals

Electric Island music festival moved to Woodbine Park due to floods

Concert and picnic summer series celebrating Toronto's underground dance scene currently in 5th season<p>The Electric Island music festival has been …

Music Festivals

The Chainsmokers Made 16-Year-Old Nicole’s Dreams Come True by Bringing Her On Stage to Perform “Paris”

It’s ok for the fangirl inside of you to be completely jealous right now, because one lucky fan got to experience what it was like to perform with <b>The</b> …

Concerts

Preakness InfieldFest performances were more about the party than the music

When the Preakness established the InfieldFest in 2010 — as a response to it ending its infamous bring-your-own-alcohol policy a year earlier — it …

Music Festivals

Thousands pack Alabama beach for music festival

Tens of thousands of people are jammed on to the beach at Gulf Shores for what's arguably Alabama's biggest music event of the year.<p>The eighth annual …

Music Festivals

Live Nation rolls out $799 “festival passport”

Your pass to 90+ global festivals goes on sale 22nd May.<p>Live Nation will begin selling a $799 “festival passport” on 22nd May at 10 a.m. PST. The …

Electric Daisy Carnival

Glastonbury Festival: The Hare Krishnas will offer you a warm welcome, and some free food!

Glastonbury Festival: The Hare Krishnas will offer you a warm welcome, and some free food!<br>If you find yourself strapped for cash at Glastonbury …

Glastonbury

TOP 15: Music Festivals In the USA

Coachella, Burning Man, Lollapalooza and SXSW are often the first US festivals that come to mind. From the celebrated favourites, to a few surprises …

Sasquatch! Music Festival

Live Nation Announces New $799 Festival Passport

Live entertainment company Live Nation is one of the leading players in the live music and concert industry. Numerous festivals around the world—including Bonnaroo, Lollaplooza, Reading Festival, and more—are organized under the Live Nation umbrella. Now, the company has announced a new all-in-one …

Music Festivals

With Pemberton Going Bankrupt, Has The Music Festival Boom Hit Its Peak?

This hasn’t been the greatest year for music festivals. Now there’s even more bad news for music fans in British Columbia. For the second time in its five-year history, the multi-day music festival Pemberton has been cancelled. If you click on Pemberton’s official website, all you’re able to see is …

Music Festivals

Interview: TheWaveVR’s Founders Talk The Future Of Music And Gaming Crossover At FORM Arcosanti

FORM Arcosanti, which took place last weekend, is easily the most unique music festival I’ve ever been to. It turned me on to tons of new music and …

Virtual Reality

A Tribe Called Quest Cancel Shows Due to Q-Tip Shoulder Surgery

A Tribe Called Quest’s European dates this summer are cancelled. Roskilde Festival issued a statement saying the group were forced to call off the shows under doctor’s orders, after Q-Tip sustained a shoulder injury that will require surgery. “We had obviously really looked forward to presenting A …

Music Festivals

Briefcasefest Is a Macabre Grassroots Festival for Heavy Metal Fans of All Ages

In its fifth year, the fest brings a well curated line-up of metal and hardcore groups from across the world.<p>For every high profile festival that takes over Toronto (like Canadian Music Week, NXNE, and Field Trip) experimental and grittier smaller scale events have popped up as a supplement, …

Music

6 Powerful Festival Appearances by Chris Cornell

<b>Chris Cornell</b> passed away today at age 52. He hung himself in his hotel room a few hours after a <b>Soundgarden</b> show in Detroit. The seminal grunge band …

Music Festivals

No jail for Eurovision flasher

<b></b><b>Eurovision</b> prankster Vitaly Sedyuk, who flashed his backside whilst draped in an Australian flag in Kyiv, has received his punishment from Ukrainian …

Concerts

Ultra Music Festival heads to Mexico for the first time this autumn

Taking place in Mexico City this October...<p>Ultra Music Festival's expansion continues with the announcement of a festival in Mexico City this October.<p>…

Ultra Music Festival

On The Road to Sasquatch: A Travel Playlist

Much like the mystical creature it was named after, Sasquatch! Music Festival is one amazing experience you'd be lucky to catch. Hosting some of the …

Sasquatch! Music Festival