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ARISE: Green & Groovy ColoRADo

Wake up and smell the palo santo.. ARISE is only a week away! This year marks the fifth anniversary of this independent, family-run, Colorado festival and the excitement has been building. Whether you find your bliss dancing for hours amidst the lasers and onesie-clad party people, twisted up in Garudasana ready to take flight, soaking… Read more »

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The Greatest Day Ever Was Exactly That

Arriving in the Bronx for The Greatest Day Ever was a breeze on the 6 train with a short walk to the venue. Upon arrival, a wonderful flood of past carnivals came to mind as I watched attendees’ screaming and laughed in delight as they whizzed by on nostalgic rides. I couldn’t help but be… Read more »

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Sonic Bloom: Getting Lost to Find Yourself

What intrigues me most about music festivals like Sonic Bloom is the sense of adventure, freedom and magic that seems to find you wherever you are. It’s as if you’re exactly where you should be crossing paths with exactly the right people. It exists as a reminder that this could one day be, everyday life…. Read more »

Paradiso Festival, Exceeding All Expectations

As I entered through the gates of Paradiso Festival for the first time, I saw many cell phones raised to the sky, attempting to capture the energy within the festival through one or two photos. But, what I was quick to learn, was that this festival can’t be described in photos, videos, or even stories…. Read more »

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NORTHERN NIGHTS EXPANDS HISTORICAL CANNABIS “TREE LOUNGE”

NORTHERN NIGHTS EXPANDS HISTORICAL CANNABIS “TREE LOUNGE” Returning to the historic Cook’s Valley Campground, just 3 hours north of the San Francisco Bay Area from July 14-16, 2017, Northern Nights Music Festival is celebrating its 5th year of bringing incredible beats, river swims and positive vibes to the Emerald Triangle! NNMF is humbled and excited… Read more »

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Envision Festival Returns to Costa Rica on February 21-25, 2018

2017 Aftermovie Released Featuring The Eight Pillars of Envision Costa Rica Tuesday, June 20, 2017 — 2018 Tickets On-Sale Now: http://envisionfestival.com/ Envision Festival, Costa Rica’s premiere conscious gathering, today has released its 2017 aftermovie which portrays the pillars of the Envision ethos and what’s in store for the 2018 edition. Tucked away along Costa Rica’s pristine… Read more »

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BassCoast, better than butter..

With the solstice just over our shoulder and summer officially in full swing, I know one thing I’ve been yearning to experience for years is on the presopous of arrival…Bass Coast. Boasted by friends as one of the most magical, silly, special and intimate music and art festivals the west coast has to offer. All… Read more »

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Get Ready for The Greatest Day Ever Festival!

On July 15th and 16th head to the Bronx to experience music, art, food, rides and more brought to you by Adidas! This is the fourth year of the annual festival and they are aiming to do it bigger and better than ever! That’s right, you can expect two full days of music and glorious… Read more »

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Sonic Bloom: A Kaleidoscope of Creative Expression

Many would agree that Colorado is the place to be. The scene is dripping in brilliance, with its stimulating multitude of live music, arts, dining, yoga, healers, adventure and breathtaking scenery. Not only is Colorado the perfect place to express yourself and try new things that beckon curiously, but it also allows for infinite ways… Read more »

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Shambhala Launches “The Greater Good Contest”!!!

Shambhala Launches “The Greater Good Contest” Shambhala Music Festival is proud to announce, “The Greater Good Contest,” open to all Shambhala 2017 attendees who want to make a positive impact in their communities. Shambhala will be awarding a total of $15,000 split between prize-winners to donate to a charity close to their hearts. Shambhala has… Read more »

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    WTF: One of Oregon’s Blossoming Gems, and a Damn Good Time

    Founder Glen Boyd used to help run Burning Man theme camp Zanzibar, and one day he decided to go bigger. Thusly, What The Festival was born! Boyd has surrounded himself with an amazing team and over the last six years they’ve built one of the most interactive, conscious, fun festivals around! The focus of the… Read more »

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    Remembering Resonance 2016

    What is Resonance? “The law of Resonance provides the answers as to how the law of attraction operates and creates the events, conditions and circumstances in your life. A gathering of like-minded, motivated, music-loving individuals.” And that’s precisely what Resonance is all about. Resonance was by far my favorite festival out of last year’s season…. Read more »

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    Paradiso Festival – A Beautiful Combination of Digital, Nature, and Positivity

    In just a few short weeks, thousands of festival goers from around the country will descend on the beautiful Gorge Amphitheatre in Washington for the 5th annual Paradiso Festival. Hosted by USC Events at one of the world’s most iconic music venues, Paradiso Festival is sure to be one of the Pacific Northwest’s best electronic… Read more »

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    Lightning in a Bottle is Pushing the Boundaries of What a Festival Should Look Like

    Every year, I feel like I don’t necessarily need to return to Lightning in a Bottle. Every year, I feel like maybe I’m getting over it. Every year, I feel like it’s there more for the new crowd, and not so much for me. Every year, I’m ever-so-slightly hesitant to go. But every year, I… Read more »

  • XLIVE 2017 Data & Analytics Summit

    As technology continues to improve and the market for live events and music sales becomes increasingly competitive, event promoters and music labels can rely on data and analytics to help drive business and improve their future. On April 4th and 5th, I had the pleasure to attending the first ever, annual XLIVE Data & Analytics… Read more »

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    Five Awesome Things to Know about Elements Lakewood Music and Art Festival + Secrets!

      Are you still on the after festival glow from last weekends Elements Festival in Lakewood PA? Me too!  I am in awe of the wonderful experiences that I had and the amazing people that I met at Elements Lakewood Music and Arts Festival this year. Here are five things to know about last weekend’s… Read more »

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    Come play at Enchanted Forest!

    A week from today, thousands will gather at the iconic Black Oak Ranch, tucked in the gorgeous Mendocino forest to connect and thrive in the special lil vortex that is Enchanted Forest. With a titillating musical lineup, a refreshingly diverse workshop roster, inclusive environments and divine amenities to live for, the seventh installment of my… Read more »

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    Northern Night Music Festival Announces Full 2017 Lineup!

    After a winter of heavy rains, the Emerald Triangle is in full bloom and the rugged yet regal Eel River is at full flow. It seems as if the stars have aligned environmentally and musically for this summer’s fifth installment of Northern Nights Music Festival—which has released their final lineup—adding Jai Wolf, Dirtwire, Moon Boots,… Read more »

  • The Abracadabra Gathering

    Calling all Southern California based house music lovers.  In honor of Memorial Day weekend, collective The Abracadabra Gathering is presenting their debut show featuring an all-star house music lineup. They will be presenting eight hours of house music featuring DJ sets from Justin Campbell, Fernando Melo, XAR16, Leisure, and Son Of Yajaira. Part of the beloved… Read more »

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    ENCHANTED FOREST GATHERING STANDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF 215 MOVEMENT ANNOUNCING GROUNDBREAKING FESTIVAL PARTNERSHIP WITH CANNACRAFT AND PRESTODOCTOR

     ENCHANTED FOREST GATHERING STANDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF 215 MOVEMENT ANNOUNCING GROUNDBREAKING FESTIVAL PARTNERSHIP WITH CANNACRAFT AND PRESTODOCTOR An ode to their continued efforts to remain at the forefront of an evolving festival circuit, the West Coast’s premier multi-experiential event, Enchanted Forest Gathering (EFG) unveils an innovative partnership with seed-to-shelf NorCal cannabis manufacturer & distributor,… Read more »