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Hong Kong Music Festivals Are Beautiful, So Why Won't Anyone Go To Them?

Hong Kong Music Festivals Are Beautiful, So Why Won't Anyone Go To Them?

Most festivals in the United Kingdom take place in a fairly non-descript field. The farmer kicks the cows out by the truck-load, and in come...

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Why Are People Still Dying at Music Festivals?

Why Are People Still Dying at Music Festivals?

This year's Australian music festival season has begun badly. It started on November 28 when pharmacist Sylva Choi died after drinking M...

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Tired Of Bland Music Festivals? Time To Visit India’s Own Woodstock Festival

Tired Of Bland Music Festivals? Time To Visit India’s Own Woodstock Festival

With so many music buffs in our country, it is no surprise that music festivals have become an integral part of our culture. We all save up,...

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Happy Holidays Y'all

Happy Holidays Y'all

Happy Holidays! From All Of Us To All Of Us

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The Complete List: NPR Music's Favorite Songs Of 2015

The Complete List: NPR Music's Favorite Songs Of 2015

These are the best songs of 2015, the ones NPR couldn't stop playing, the ones they shared, the ones thy kept close all year long. ...

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Gasparilla Music Festival Tampa, Florida

Gasparilla Music Festival Tampa, Florida

The annual Gasparilla Music Festival festival in downtown Tampa will take place in Curtis Hixon Riverfront Park and Kiley Garden Park on...

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Indie For The Holidays - An Amazon collection of original and traditional tunes

Indie For The Holidays - An Amazon collection of original and traditional tunes

Just in time for the holidays... Amazon's collection of original and traditional holiday music written and performed by an array o...

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Gathering of the Vibes music festival to take 1 year off

Gathering of the Vibes music festival to take 1 year off

The Gathering of the Vibes music festival in Bridgeport is taking a one-year hiatus. Founder Ken Hayes posted a note on the festival's s...

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These Are The Last Remaining Old School Mississippi Blues Musicians

These Are The Last Remaining Old School Mississippi Blues Musicians

Since 2008, photographer Lou Bopp has been capturing the now elderly men who constitute the Mississippi Delta Blues musicians of a previous ...

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Bonnaroo 2016 Pre-Sale Begins Friday 11/27

Bonnaroo 2016 Pre-Sale Begins Friday 11/27

Bonnaroo 2016 Holiday Pre-Sale Begins Friday November 27th, 2015 at Noon Eastern The Bonnaroo Holiday Pre-Sale is back and bigger than ...

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Michael Arnone's Crawfish Festival  2016 Music Line-up announced!

Michael Arnone's Crawfish Festival 2016 Music Line-up announced!

Michael Arnone's Crawfish Festival June 3, 4 and 5, 2016 Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, New Jersey The Grids are up! In...

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Po-Boy Festival 2015 in New Orleans

Po-Boy Festival 2015 in New Orleans

The 9th Annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival New Orleans, LA Sunday, November 22, 2015 10am - 6pm On Sunday November 22nd, 2015 the Oa...

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Rest In Peace Allen Toussaint

Rest In Peace Allen Toussaint

Heaven just got a new composer. Legendary New Orleans musician and composer Allen Toussaint has died after suffering a heart attack foll...

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Dead & Company LIVE #NYC streaming video #AmexUNSTAGED Concert #GratefulDead #Gdead

Dead & Company LIVE #NYC streaming video #AmexUNSTAGED Concert #GratefulDead #Gdead

John Mayer joins the remaining members of the Grateful Dead and form Dead & Company. Find out how rock legends and one of music’s curre...

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Music fest continues to help uninsured musicians

Music fest continues to help uninsured musicians

When Russellville musician Kerry Gilbert was diagnosed with cancer in 2013, his friends and colleagues in the local music scene started a fu...

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Women’s music festival grows in its second year

Women’s music festival grows in its second year

Go big so nobody wants to stay home – that seems to be the motto of this year’s Northern California Women’s Music Festival. In its sopho...

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Krewe of Boo After Parade Costume Party 10/24/2015

Krewe of Boo After Parade Costume Party 10/24/2015

KREWE OF BOO New Orleans 2015 After Parade Costume Party MONSTER MASH at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World Saturday, October 24th 9...

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Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival sneak peek

Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival sneak peek

GrassRoots Festival at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, just off the coast of Miami Florida. The culture camp is February 14th to 17th...

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Live music is far from dead

Live music is far from dead

Ever since the dawn of Rock and Roll, it was impossible to achieve any scrap of success without being a kickass live band. Live shows ...

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New Orleans Advocate enhances its music coverage with familiar names | Advocate

New Orleans Advocate enhances its music coverage with familiar names | Advocate

Veteran Times-Picayune music writer Keith Spera is among four journalists moving to The New Orleans Advocate as the news organization con...

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Spotify Playlists for moods and occassions

Spotify Playlists for moods and occassions

50 Shades of James Brown Cookin with gas Drive Time For the Cool Kids Funk in the trunk Funky Friday Funky Horns Git Rite 2.3 Gold...

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The Early Dirty Dozen Brass Band

The Early Dirty Dozen Brass Band

I think we’re different than traditional New Orleans music. You know we wanted to play the music that we were growing up with. We were liste...

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kats in the clouds

kats in the clouds

Here's a tag cloud generated by TagCrowd for PET DE KAT acl art austin bar best birthday blogger blonde blues board ...

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Jazz, Jams and Best of After-Hours Harlem

Jazz, Jams and Best of After-Hours Harlem

Bum be de BOMP. Be dop bop be da BOMP. Bum be de BOMP. It's impossible to hear the opening lines of Charles Mingus' version of B...

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Charles Manson vs. Woodstock: SPIN’s 1994 Cover Story, ‘Summer of ’69’

Charles Manson vs. Woodstock: SPIN’s 1994 Cover Story, ‘Summer of ’69’

Consider these cataclysmic happenings. On June 28, 1969, a routine harassment raid by police on a gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in New...

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Experience Austin City Limits Festival #ACL

Experience Austin City Limits Festival #ACL

Parsing the ACL Fest schedule for conflicts, surprises For lovers of life-affirming music, the toughest choice comes Friday at 4 p.m. ...

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Bob Dylan's latest Bootleg Series release to cover his classic 1965/66 recordings

Bob Dylan's latest Bootleg Series release to cover his classic 1965/66 recordings

The latest installment of Bob Dylan’s Bootleg Series looks set to be the most exciting set yet. Ultimate Classic Rock reports that The C...

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Federal Judge Rules 'Happy Birthday' Is In The Public Domain

Federal Judge Rules 'Happy Birthday' Is In The Public Domain

A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that "Happy Birthday" should be in the public domain. Piano arrangements were copyrighted...

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New Orleans Means Music

New Orleans Means Music

excerpt from Offbeat Magazine 9/23/15 by Jan Ramsey: Over the past few years New Orleans businesses who feature music have fought against ...

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Voodoo - New Orleans 2015

Voodoo - New Orleans 2015

Voodoo is a musical gumbo stirring together music, art, community, cuisine, and everything else under the sun and above the Louisiana sw...

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How To Balance Your Day Job With Your Music Career

How To Balance Your Day Job With Your Music Career

Does going to your 9-5 and then playing a gig that night ever make you feel like a Clark Kent/Superman combo? Do you feel like there’s no...

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The Devil's Bite: A new video from Victor Wainwright

The Devil's Bite: A new video from Victor Wainwright

Blind Pig Records has released a new video from Victor Wainwright entitled "The Devil's Bite."  The song is a "cautio...

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5 must-own Juju records, Juju Through the Ages

5 must-own Juju records, Juju Through the Ages

Juju- the OTHER Nigerian music. Defined by loping grooves, call and response patterns that blur rhythm, melody, and meaning to the point ...

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Catskill Chill Music Festival 2015 line-up announced

Catskill Chill Music Festival 2015 line-up announced

Catskill Chill Music Festival has announced the line-­‐up for “A Farewell to Minglewood” which will take place September 18-­20, 2015, in...

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015

October 2-4 marks the 2015 rendition of one of the largest (and free-est) music festivals in the country. Be one of 750,000+ at San Fran...

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Americana Music Festival & Conference in Nashville

Americana Music Festival & Conference in Nashville

For four nights, September 16-19, the Americana Music Festival will feature approximately 165 live performances at over nine music venue...

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Fantasy Fest 2015 Theme: All Hallows Intergalactic Freak Show

Fantasy Fest 2015 Theme: All Hallows Intergalactic Freak Show

Ladies and Gentlemen, Come one come all to Fantasy Fest 2015! Each year Fantasy Fest adopts a theme to help inspire out of this world co...

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Apply to Perform at Jazz Fest 2016 (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival)

Apply to Perform at Jazz Fest 2016 (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival)

Jazz Fest Acura Stage by Scott McCrossen 142926.jpg Jazz Fest’s Application Guidelines for Musicians Announced October 1 Deadline for ...

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Who Are Jon Batiste and Stay Human? The 411 on Stephen Colbert’s Cool New House Band

Who Are Jon Batiste and Stay Human? The 411 on Stephen Colbert’s Cool New House Band

Born into the New Orleans jazz family featured on the HBO series “Treme,” Batiste released two albums by the age of 17, and bagged both a...

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Burning Man Fest Photos 2015

Burning Man Fest Photos 2015

This Mega-Collection Of Burning Man Photos Will Either Leave You Planning To Go Next Year Or Glad You Stayed Home LET’S SAY, for just ...

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The Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour

The Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour

Here We Go! The Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour Summer is winding down and ARLO & CO. are getting ready for ...

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Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival 2015

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival 2015

Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival Oct 16–18, 2015 Lafayette Square Park 540 St. Charles Ave. New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans ...

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The Outdoor Music Festival Boom

The Outdoor Music Festival Boom

Zoe Mitchell on the Berklee College of Music – Music Business Journal recently wrote Over 32 million people in the US attend at least one...

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Live Music Events Makes Millennials Trust And Recommend Your Brand

Live Music Events Makes Millennials Trust And Recommend Your Brand

Over the past several years, many brands have begun to understand just how important music is to their younger customers, and in an atte...

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Festival tech for live music lovers

Festival tech for live music lovers

It's summer and music is in the air. Festival-goers are benefiting from new technology that lets you pay for drinks using your wris...

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