Dreamstate Was What Dreams Are Made Of

It’s been years since I had my first Dreamstate experience, so the anticipation was high. As a lover of trance, Dreamstate SoCal is a mecca of music. Making the trek from Arizona gave me plenty of time to reminisce about my previous Dreamstate experiences. I hoped that it would live up to the memories I…

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Par-Tee Tour With Big Gigantic Was A Hole In One!

A One-of-a-kind Experience! A golf festival? With Big Gigantic as a headliner? Um, YES! What an absolute treat of a festival! If you were lucky enough to be in Mesa, Arizona on November 12th, then the Par-Tee Tour Golf Festival was one not to be missed. The Dobson Ranch Golf Course hosted this power-packed day,…

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Dance Your Aft Off w/ The Groove Cruise Fam

I got my groove on last week with the Groove Cruise fam on a cruise ship heading to Cabo San Lucas. The five day excursion, presented by Whet Travel, included 120+ hours of nonstop music that culminated with a beachside party. There were artist activities, panels, and of course 24/7 food options. Have extra money…

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My Nocturnal Wonderland Experience

Being back at the Glen Helen Grounds for Nocturnal Wonderland was like taking me back in time to the beginning of my festival days. I felt such nostalgia walking in and seeing the beautiful mountains behind the stages. I must say that I felt like the grounds were set up in a way that made…

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We Can’t Imagine A Better Time!

Imagine Music Festival took place just a few short weeks ago in Georgia and it was a BLAST! While I didn’t personally attend, Vinhcent and Uyen teamed up to create this awesome video of their experience at the festival. Check out this exclusive video created by The Festival Voice team! I can tell the team…

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The Chattanooga Charm of Moon River

I’ve only been to Chattanooga a few times but had never explored the city much. This changed when I went to Moon River Music Festival this past weekend for the first time. I could only go on Saturday, which ended up working out as Sunday had to end early due to bad weather (more on…

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North Coast Brings The Fire

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of checking out North Coast. I went back in… 2015??? But I haven’t been since and when I saw this lineup, I knew I had to check out the festival! I had a few friends going to the festival so I booked my hotel and BOOM, plans were…

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ILLFest WAs Such A Riot!

This past weekend, ILLfest was such a riot! Everyone there was having a BLAST and you can definitely see that from Vinhcent’s recap video. Seriously, when you check out this video, you’ll wish you were at the festival too! ILLfest took place this past Labor Day weekend in Austin, Texas. One unique thing about this…

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ARC IS Bigger And Better Than Ever

ARC Is Bigger And Better Than Ever! Big Production. Big DJs. Big Producers. Big Energy. Those are my bullet points for the experience I just had on Labor Day weekend. From entering Union Park on Friday afternoon to leaving Sunday evening, I had a lot of big experiences that lead to my overall enjoyment. Let…

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The Ups And Downs of Sacred Rose

All photos were taken by Daniel Moskovits. Recap by Daniel Karasek. The inaugural Sacred Rose festival brought together an insane lineup blending psychedelic, bluegrass, and jam grooves to the SeatGeek stadium complex. This event was birthed this year in Chicago and has many in the festival community abuzz with chatter, with tales of both woes…

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BREAKAWAY 2022 SCOOP

Breakaway – a festival for all EDM lovers. WHEN: August 19th & 20th, 2022 WHERE: Belknap Park, Grand Rapids WHAT: BreakaThe way Music Festival THE LOWDOWN I’m going to give you the entire breakdown of Breakaway. What to expect, who to see, all of it. First and foremost, what’s unique about Breakaway is that it…

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Global Dance In The Mile High City

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of checking out Global Dance Festival in Denver. And it was a BLAST! The first day was a little chaotic for me because I had some car trouble. My trip there was supposed to be 12 hours long and of course, my car acted up. So day 1,…

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Let’s Talk Project Z and That BASS.

Let’s Talk BASS. Any EDM lover knows there are so many genres within this scene. Take bass for example. We have Basshouse, Bassline, Drum n Bass, Future Bass, Glitch Hop, Dubstep, and many many others. But there are two genres that stand out and have taken over the Bass EDM scene: heavy bass and Hardstyle!…

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Until Next Year, Bonnaroo!

I spent 114 days sharing each artist on the original Bonnaroo 2022 lineup as part of an Artist of the Day series before the festival. My love for sharing new tunes fueled this project as music has changed the course of my life for the better. The magic that I’ve found among the harmonic collision…

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We’re Not Really Strangers (LIB Edition)

I’ve been struggling to write this because there are only so many words to describe the experience I had at Lightning in a Bottle this past weekend. Sentences and pictures could never paint the magic and kismet moments that LIB embodies. This festival isn’t just a music festival, the music is amazing, but it’s really…

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SCamping At Summer Camp

I absolutely ADORE Summer Camp! Seriously, it’s one of my favorite festivals and this year reminded me just why! The festival takes place in Chillicothe (Peoria), Illinois and it’s just two hours from my house. This makes it the PERFECT festival to hit up, especially with it being so close to home! I’ve gone every…

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Struck At LIB (And Wanting More!)

I want to begin by saying that I work pretty much every festival (with the exception of Okeechobee and Electric Forest) because most festivals and raves are relatively the same. However, after working media at LIB and being struck by its uniqueness, I will undoubtedly be attending this festival for years to come. I’ve heard…

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GET STOKED FOR SUMMER SMASH

WHEN: July 17-19 WHERE: Chicago, Illinois Get stoked for Summer Smash – Chicago’s largest independent hip-hop festival! Bringing in over 90,000 attendees. Buckle up for Summer Smash Summer Smash features a stacked hip hop line up featuring Post Malone, Wiz Khalifa, and Playboi Carti. There will be over 60 artists performing at Douglass Park and…

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Shaky Knees Once Again Shakes Atlanta

The last weekend in April had me shook. As many of you know, both Shaky Knees and Sweetwater 420 Fest were the same weekend in Atlanta. I had a ticket to 420 Fest but was itching to hit up Shaky Knees just to see a handful of artists including King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard…

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Until Next Year High Water!

I can’t believe festivals are already underway for 2022! I kicked off my festival season with High Water, and let me tell you that this festival was definitely one for the books. The music was phenomenal with My Morning Jacket killing their Saturday set and Jack White going hard to close out Sunday. I had…

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