High Water: The Perfect Start To My Festival Season

As we are only days away from High Water Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, I am getting super antsy. Granted, I did hit up a slew of festivals last fall including Railbird, Music Midtown, Pilgrimage, Shaky Knees, and HiJinx, however, it’s been three years since any of us have had the opportunity to hit up…

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What To Bring To Your First Lightning In A Bottle

We are just about a month away from a magical weekend at Lightning In A Bottle which means it is time to start preparing for a beautiful 5 days full of community, music, art, and love down at Buena Vista Lake, California. First things first: sort out everything you need to bring to ensure a…

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Sol Blume Is Back In Sacramento This Spring

Sacramento’s R&B and soul music festival is back after a two-year hiatus and better than ever with a new location. Sol Blume is moving from downtown’s Cesar Chavez Plaza to Discovery Park along the river. The independent music festival will be expanding from one day to two this year on April 30th and May 1st,…

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Dancefestopia Will Bring You To Oz

Dancefestopia is coming BACK to Emerald City! It all goes down September 6th-11th just south of Kansas City. This is the 10th anniversary of the festival and it is going to be HUGE!! Seriously, I’ve been to DFT in the past and they know how to throw a party! The festival goes until 7 am…

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Spring Awakening’s 10 Year Anniversary!

It’s almost time for summer and you know what that means: festival season! One festival that I’m curious to check out again is Spring Awakening! I went back in 2013 and 2014 but then took a break so I could check out other festivals in the area. But this year, I’m ready to check out…

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Summer Camp Is Camping In My Head

Summer Camp has set up camp in my brain and isn’t leaving anytime soon! This festival is one of my absolute favorites and I try to go every year. This year, they’ve set up a permanent camp in my head because I can’t stop thinking about them! Not only is this one of the best…

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Dabin Helped Me Find What It Means To Be Alive

Last weekend, I had the extreme pleasure of checking out Dabin in Minneapolis. The Festival Voice sent three reps, myself, Stewart, and Ben to check out his Between Broken Tour. And can I just say, WOW. This show knocked my socks off. I can’t even express how amazing I felt this entire show. Dabin KILLED…

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Elephante is BACK on Tour!

Did you catch our MASSIVE Elephante interview a while back? It was pretty epic, but I’ll let you check it out if you haven’t already. It was great to connect with Tim about his fans, his new releases, and more! If you watched, you knew a tour was in the works and guess what.. it…

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Raging into the New Year: A Decadence AZ Story

After around a year and a half of no live shows, this year saw the return of festivals. And while there were some stumbles along the way with many shows being canceled due to health concerns, unexpected weather changes, or other reasons, the industry managed to get its foot in the door again. And for…

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Tips and Info For Decadence AZ!

New Year is just days away and many of us are getting ready for our New Years’ festival of choice. Whether at Countdown or Invasion, or Decadence CO or AZ, we are all gearing for an amazing time. For those of us going to Decadence AZ, I have some tips and rules to help pack…

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High Water Festival Returns After Two Years

I get so excited every time I see a new festival lineup announced. It still seems surreal with the chaos we all experienced in 2020. The most recent drop that has me excited is for High Water Festival, a two-day festival in North Charleston, South Carolina. I really enjoy two-day festivals because they are easier…

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Balance Is Everything: Interview With Magda Halina

I recently had the privilege of chatting up Magda Halina, an up-and-coming DJ/producer from Los Angeles. She spins some sick house music and has been building a great community on Twitch over the pandemic. She went the DIY route by learning how to make electronic music in her room. Magda has played everywhere from a…

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USA’s Biggest EDM NYE Fest: Decadence CO

Only 39 days until America’s biggest EDM NYE festival is back in business! Decadence Colorado is coming back to Denver on December 30th and 31st. Don’t forget your vaccine card because proof of vaccination is required. The festival takes place at the Colorado Convention Center, which is close to the light rail, offers a coat…

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Shaky Knees Announces 2022 Lineup

With this year coming to a close, festival lineups have already been coming in hot for 2022. After the wild year that was 2020, it feels good to have something to look forward to next year. I’ll take any bit of hope I can get nowadays. Among all of the lineup announcements, Shaky Knees dropped…

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Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice! Here comes LIB 2022!

It has been a long, weary and miserable two years since 2019. Now with COVID seeming to be under control, and life returning to the way things were pre-march ’19, festivals are coming back in full swing (with covid precautions of course). Needless to say, Lightning in a Bottle 2022 is upon us and we…

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The Tragedy at Astroworld

I find articles like this to be very challenging to write. When I have to write about tragedy, such as what happened at Astroworld this weekend, I struggle to put the words to paper. It reminds me of when people died at Faster Horses. That being said, I’m going to do my best to share…

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Audiotistic Returns to San Diego and The Bay

Insomniac is back at it again with TWO Audiotistic Festivals in California this month. Audiotistic San Diego will be held at Festival Grounds at North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre on November 20th and 21st. Audiotistic Bay Area will be held at Shoreline Amphitheatre on the same exact dates. So whether you are looking to go to…

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So I Went To My First EDC…..

I went to my first EDC Las Vegas and I am at a complete loss for words. I don’t even know where to start. It’s impossible to describe the insane experience I had and the overwhelming love I felt this past weekend, but I’m going to try. The story of me full sending to EDC…

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Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone with Rü

Check out the full interview HERE! I’ve had my share of hosting interviews. From experts in their field to those just getting their feet wet and everything in between. I’ve found it pretty remarkable how much I can learn about my interviewees based on how elaborate (or lack thereof) they answered the questions. Ohio-born, Chicago-based…

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Shaky Knees Has Me Shook

I’m a huge fan of indie and alternative music, especially some good old rock and roll. That rush you get when an artist pulls no punches and beckons the crowd into madness is out of this world. Most of the time you can score an hour of pure bliss at a tour stop for your…

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