M3F Festival was held March 6 – 8 in Phoenix, AZ. A small nonprofit festival with bigger-than-big headliners, it was quite the weekend.
Innings Festival Hits a Home Run in 2020. With an incredible lineup, a picturesque location and the draw of baseball-themed activities, this midsize early-season niche festival proved to be the perfect catch for a festival lover.
After the cancellation of 2019’s River City Rockfest, yesterday’s news came as little surprise… is it time for a revolution in the festival world? Click through for more.
Hot off the press: The revolutionary team behind last year’s smashing success River Revival Music Festival have just announced their newest festival offering. Taking place April 3-5 in New Braunfels, the festival concept targets the ever-popular micro-festival niche…
The 4th annual iteration of the GroundUp Music Festival is now in the books. The festival, with an annual lineup of jam-based jazz and funk acts curated by three-day headliners Snarky Puppy was this year a gathering of the best of the best.
C3 Presents and CRS have just announced the Inaugural A Day In The Vines concert series to take place May 9 and 10 at Spicewood Vineyards in Texas.
Virgin Fest has just released their long-awaited lineup for their 2020 inaugural event. Held in Los Angeles June 6 and 7th at Banc of California Stadium and Exposition Park, with a commitment to sustainability, cutting-edge technology, innovation and inclusivity, the folks behind Virgin Fest are cutting no corners.
The annual Tortuga Music festival returns to Fort Lauderdale Beach Park for 2020, boasting a can’t-miss lineup of country, rock and roots music. Featuring headliners Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan and Tim McGraw on April 17-19, it offers three days, multiple stages and a lot more than just heavy-hitters Pitbull, Barenaked Ladies and Vanilla Ice stoppingContinue reading “Tortuga Music festival: The must-see florida fest of 2020.”
Forecastle Music Festival has just released their 2020 lineup for the July 17-19 festival held in Louisville, KY. Known for a mixed-genre annual blowout that incorporates elements of music, art and activism, this year’s festival lineup has been met with mixed reviews. While we love the mix of genres; from rock and hip-hop to bluesContinue reading “News: Forecastle Music Festival 2020 Lineup Released”
If Beale Street Music Festival in downtown Memphis wasn’t already on your list, today’s announcement of a stacked lineup might just get you there. Held May 1-3 in Tom Lee Park during Memphis in May International Festival, it’s an impressively jam-packed lineup. Appealing to a wide demographic with a little of everything, it also boastsContinue reading “News: Beale Street Music Festival Announces Phenomenal 2020 Lineup”
Must-see or Meh? Vote below!! Meh (1) – – – – > Must-See (5) Featuring Bassnectar, Rezz, Jai Wolf and more, Camp Nowhere returns to Texas for a two-city run in 2020. The young festival makes its’ first summer stop in Dallas on June 20th, and follows with an Austin date on June 21. HappeningContinue reading “News: Camp Nowhere TX Returns for 2020”
Must-see or Meh? Vote below!! Meh (1) – – – – > Must-See (5) We’re now just three short weeks from our first major festival of the year and we couldn’t be more excited to kick off 2020’s festival season with none other than Innings Festival. Held in Tempe AZ (Phoenix area, for those notContinue reading “Countdown to Innings Festival 2020”
In just a couple of weeks, Ground Up Music Festival makes its return to oceanfront North Beach Bandshell in Miami Beach for their 2020 edition of the acclaimed small music festival. Hosted by three-time Grammy winner Snarky Puppy, this lineup features an eclectic list of International artists from many walks of life over three beautifulContinue reading “News: Ground Up Music Festival Lineup announced”
Must-see or Meh? Vote below!! Meh (1) – – – – > Must-See (5) Ok ok, so we’re a couple of weeks late on this one… but the January 6th announcement of Bottlerock’s 8th annual music festival lineup came in the midst of, oh, every other medium-to-large scale US festival dropping their lineup. Or soContinue reading “News: Bottlerock Lineup announced”
Must-see or Meh? Vote below!! Meh (1) – – – – > Must-See (5) We were entirely stoked when the full BC lineup landed this Tuesday… we already knew we were in for Foo Fighters and RHCP, who are always a good time (did you see this clip of Flea in free-spirited interpretive dance mode?).Continue reading “News: Boston Calling Lineup announced!”
Must-see or Meh? Vote below!! Meh (1) – – – – > Must-See (5) What’s that? A newbie to the rock festival world you say? SOLD! In an ever-changing rock fest universe, this Grand Rapids, MI newb promises big things. Headliners Disturbed, Skillet, Staind and Chevelle are not tiny names to balk at… a solidContinue reading “News: Upheaval Fest Lineup announced!”
Innings Festival – Must See This will be our first fest of the decade, and it’s a no-brainer. Held in Tempe AZ (Phoenix area, for those not familiar) from Feb 29-Mar 1 – because where else would you want to be on Leap Year day? With headliners Dave Matthews Band and Weezer, we’re stoked already.Continue reading “Spring 2020 Festivals: Must-Sees & Mehs”
Must-see or Meh? Vote below!! Meh (1) – – – – > Must-See (5) What a beautiful, diverse, colorful, genre-bending lineup for their 10th annual festival… wow, just wow. This is a delight. We are so stoked to see String Cheese Incident in the top spot and tbh… Bassnectar is also not terrible. But thereContinue reading “News: 10th Annual Electric Forest Lineup announced!”
Must-see or Meh? Vote below!! Meh (1) – – – – > Must-See (5) My head was spinning before I’d even read half of this lineup… Hangout is known for BIG lineups (and a great beach… and the perfect spot to drag the squad for a weekend of careless revelry…) but this is bigger thanContinue reading “News: hangout Fest Lineup announced!”
It’s obscenely hot; Texas hot, where the air is thick and soupy and you feel the sweat dripping down the small of your back. My shoes are melting on the asphalt. It’s still a few minutes before 10am, and Dominic Harrison, the force we know as Yungblud, is dancing through crowds lined at the parkingContinue reading “Remix: Interview with Yungblud, 2018”
Levitation Music Festival 2019 Inspired by the creativity, color and music of the 1960’s, Levitation is an annual three-day psych rock music festival held in Austin, TX. In 2008, a creative collective called The Reverberation Appreciation Society banded together to host a one-day festival, then called the Austin Psych Fest in North Austin. It hasContinue reading “Levitation 2019”
The inaugural festival drew rock and metal fans from
across the US for an unforgettable weekend of incredible music. Exit 111 brought cult classic favorites, peppered the weekend with the biggest stars in today’s rock world and introduced some ‘newbies’ of the highest caliber.
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Spoiler: not much Bad, very little Ugly, so much overwhelming Good) Story & photography: Kail Rose It feels like we were just recently sitting on the lawn at Zilker for Paul McCartney: Austin City Limits 2018, but alas, here we are a full year later and ACL Festival 2019 isContinue reading “Austin City Limits 2019”
Must-see or Meh? Vote below!! Meh (1) – – – – > Must-See (5) This is a candy-delicious lineup with so much variety. None of the headliners will disappoint – Bon Iver has been a major bucket list for just about everyone in the dRiFFt offices, but we can’t say we’re disappointed about pretty muchContinue reading “News: M3F Festival Lineup announced!”
It’s roughly 3pm, though you’re not entirely sure because your cell phone battery died hours ago and you made the decision to leave it somewhere in the backseat of your car after unpacking the tent, cooler and camp chairs. Cell phones aren’t needed here. A gentle breeze whispers through the cypress and your feet dangleContinue reading “River Revival Music Fest: Texas’ best-kept festival secret (…ssshhh!!)”
KAABOO Del Mar beats Cayman and Texas to become the unmistakable pinnacle of the 2019 KAABOO trifecta From the nostalgia of REO Speedwagon, Duran Duran and The Cult to the mindblowing headliners Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon and Mumford and Sons: KAABOO Del Mar 2019 was an expertly curated, action-packed weekend. Complementing the diverse lineupContinue reading “KAABOO Del Mar 2019”
Camp Anarchy has compiled the best of punk rock culture and history into one weekend, a getaway of sorts. From craft beer, to giant beer pong and dodgeball. Plus a killer lineup featuring The Offspring, X, Rancid, Pennywise, NOFX and Bad Religion – what’s not to love? A highlight of my year: attending Camp Anarchy justContinue reading “Camp Anarchy 2019”
Love Street Music festival is very much like your favorite neighbor’s annual block party. It’s a perfect, laid-back summer afternoon; puffy white clouds dot the endless blue skies. It’s just warm enough that you remember to slather on some sunscreen. You head down the block for the party; picnic blanket and snack cooler in oneContinue reading “Love Street Music Fest 2019”
2019’s inaugural festival held at AT&T Stadium May 10-12 brings the KAABOO brand to a new market. This past weekend, KAABOO hosted their inaugural Texas festival at AT&T stadium in Arlington. True to form, they brought incredible music, beautiful art, great food, hilarious comedy and an upscale luxury festival experience with some definite highlights toContinue reading “KAABOO Texas 2019”
Epic guitar solos. Chickens. EDM and fireworks. Scissor lifts parked between palms, splattered in paint. Backflipping backup dancers, white sand and tiki torches. Laser shows. 80’s pop superstars. Champagne, cigarettes and a Richard Branson spotting or two… what do these things have in common? KAABOO Cayman. Story: Kail Rose, Photography: Tyler Hamner & Kail RoseContinue reading “KAABOO Cayman 2019 Makes Destination Festival History”
February 14th, 2019 Happy Valentine’s day from the middle of the Caribbean ocean, ya’ll! As I’m sure you’ve heard, Team dRiFFt set off this week on an intrepid journey to attend the inaugural KAABOO Cayman music festival – the first of its’ kind (and certainly the biggest) on Grand Cayman island this Friday and Saturday. We arrivedContinue reading “g(irl)photographer: Landing In Cayman”