The music portion of the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival will take place from March 11th -- 16th. In this series of talented music showcases, artists from all genres across the board will be featured during the biggest music festival to be held in Austin, TX.
The SXSW festival is legendary for jump starting the careers to many musicians, just ask John Mayer who got signed to his first record label after his showcase at the 2000 SXSW Music Festival. This year, they will feature some of the hottest musicians in the game right now, let's take a look at some of them:
Belgium's leading whimsical EDM festival, Tomorrowland, will release their global ticket sales this Saturday, February 15. Taking place for two consecutive weekends, July 18th - 20th then July 25 - 27th, Tomorrowland is expected to be bustling with dance music lovers from all over the world. This year's theme happens to be, The Key To Happiness.
Expected attendees must first sign up for the Pre-Registration tickets by clicking on this link until February 15th, 12PM (CET). Make sure to be alert when choosing which weekend works best for your schedule.
Pre-sale tickets for this years Governors Ball Music Festival will be available starting today at 1:30 P.M. EST. The festival is scheduled for June 6th, 7th, and 8th on Randall's Island in New York City. Although a lineup for this year's dates has yet to be announced, if previous years are any indication, it's sure to be a star-studded line up of the biggest names from every corner of the music industry.
General admission and VIP 3-Day passes, both with and without transportation included, will be available through Eventbrite here, but they're sure to sell out fast so buy your tickets as soon as they go up online.
The Electric Daisy Carnival is set to hit New York City the weekend of May 17th! The three day EDM festival will transform Citi Field into an interactive dreamscape with innovative art installations, carnival rides, and the dramatic and unparalleled décor that Electric Daisy Carnival has become legendary for, and of course the world’s best and most sought after DJs!
Tickets for the 2 Day Regular Admission ($215 + fees) are now on sale, here.
Check out this year's recently released epic lineup below:
Many avid festival goers have placed TomorrowLand, Belgium's largest EDM music gathering, on their bucket list of festivals to someday experience. Set in a fairy tale dream land with campgrounds called Dreamville, the festival brings in over 180,000 visitors from 200 countries to its home in Boom, Belgium every year since its inception in 2005. With past performers like Swedish House Mafia, Armin Van Buuren, David Guetta, Steve Aoki, and Avicii, the festival has become known worldwide for its incredible main stage set up, endless music, and engulfing art installations The Dutch festival organizers, ID&T Entertainment and Media Enterprise, announced earlier this week that they will be joining forces with curators of last year's successful CounterPoint Festival to create TomorrowLand's second home and give the festival a tangible destination for US-based fans. The spinoff of the popular festival, to be called TomorrowWorld will be happening September 27-29th 2013 in mystical lands of Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia, just outside the city limits of Atlanta.
The year was 1967 when the world saw its first music festival. It was The Monterey International Pop Music Festival that took place over three days on June 16-18 in Monterey, California. The fest has become known as the first major American appearance of Jimi Hendrix and The Who. It put Janis Joplin on the map in the rock world and saw Otis Redding perform and break traditions. Monterey would shape the mold for future music festivals such as Woodstock in 1969 and every other music festival to come after. It's been years in the making, but the music festival continues to be ever evolving.
For its 42nd season, Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival is back in action! Until August 12th, attendees can enjoy outdoor music and dancing for FREE.
While enjoying over 100 performances and events throughout Lincoln Center’s plazas, refreshments are available to keep you energized at the Street Food BBQ Stand. Don’t worry, beer, wine, and cocktails will also be sold in the Damrosch Park area.
Broaden your horizons and relish the talents of diverse musical acts. From folk to Irish rock, there is bound to be a performance that appeals to everyone. To learn more about the festival and see the full lineup, click here!
The inaugural Catalpa Festival, a truly unique musical experience, hits Randall's Island July 28th and 29th. There will be plenty of emphasis on site artistry, interactive experiences, and experimentation --not to mention over 40 performers! Musical genres are diverse, including blues, rock, hip hop, electronic, reggae, and indie. There will be art installations, bespoke event structures, and more.
Artists include, The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg, Asap Rocky, AraabMuzik, Zola Jesus, Girl Talk, Cold War Kids, Matisyahu, Felix da Housecat, City and Colour, The Sheepdogs, Hook 'n' Sling, My Pet Dragon, just to name a handful.
June is National Camping Month so stow those stilettos in the back of your closet and whip out your boots! Summer is the perfect time to get down and dirty in nature. Whether you're camping the old fashioned way or hitting up this season's slew of music festivals, we know it's not always so comfortable sleeping on the ground and peeing in the bushes! So we've rounded up some of the coolest camping gadgets to help make your experience a little more, uh, suburban.
Don't spend your day rubbing sticks together just to get one whispy cloud of smoke and no fire. Try out this Solar Oven, which uses the sun to fry, bake, or broil your food.
With all the recent hoopla surrounding Coachella 2012 (specifically, the digital resurrection of Tupac), one begins to ponder what other shenanigans are in store during festival season. Summertime truly is the season of festivals: beer & wine fests, food expos, but most importantly, music fests. There’s Bamboozle, Warped Tour, Lollapalooza, Bonnarooo, Electric Daisy, and a cornocoupia of other niftily named musical celebrations.