ELECTRIC FOREST 2023 LINEUP IS HERE!

You heard it here first, guys! Electric Forest 2023 lineup is here!   WHERE: Rothbury, Michigan WHEN: June 22nd – June 25th 2023 WHAT: One of the coolest, most welcoming festivals you will ever go to! Lineup Dropped! In one of the most creative ways I’ve seen a lineup drop, Electric Forest has released their…

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Transport Yourself To Dreamville

One of the most influential and successful artists in modern music, J. Cole, and his Dreamville team are announcing today that Dreamville Festival will officially return next spring to Raleigh, North Carolina on Saturday, April 1, and Sunday, April 2, 2023. This is going to be a dream! If you’re a fan, you can join…

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Bonnaroo Artist of the Day #1 – Sierra Ferrell

All aboard the hype train for Bonnaroo 2022! Only 129 days until we are all on the Farm again. Today’s Artist of the Day is the one and only Sierra Ferrell. Learn more about the artist below. Don’t forget to check out our other Bonnaroo Artists of the Day located here! We’ll be updating our…

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Lightning in a Bottle Will Be Back in 2022!

We’re in luck, fam! Do LaB, the creators of Lightning in a Bottle and originators of the boutique festival experience, have announced a slew of new programming elements and theme for the event’s 2022 return. We can expect some amazing things! The LIB community will once again take over the shores of Buena Vista Lake…

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Hard Summer is Going To Go HARD!

HARD Summer is Going To Go HARD! Southern California is allowing festivals to come back in full swing! HARD Summer is ready to kick off the new festival season since COVID. Attendees will enjoy a weekend full of beats that’ll make them shuffle and dance until their feet feel like they’re on fire and head-bang…

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The Festival Voice Needs HELP!!!

Do you love festivals as much as we do? Looking to score some extra cash? Well, look no further than The Festival Voice! We are looking for people who want to share their passion for festivals! We’ve got some part-time positions we’re looking to get help with. Pay is based on how much time and…

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Social Anxiety and The Live Music Cure

Social Anxiety and Live Music For those that suffer from social anxiety, music festivals seem like such a big hassle. There are tens of thousands of people all crowded around a couple of stages, with a lot of people in various phases of intoxication. Some individuals may be acting a little odd, and random strangers…

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Get Lost at Lost Lands Festival

Man, I don’t know about you, I’m ready to be back at festivals! And honestly, one of my favorite festivals is Lost Lands! Seriously, if you’re a bass music fan (which I totally am), you’ll love this festival. Basically, everyone who’s someone in bass music will be at this festival. Lost Lands will take place…

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Help! What Safety Precautions Are Needed?

The Festival Voice Needs Your Help! What Safety Precautions Are Needed At Festivals? Help us out by checking out the survey HERE.   We all want festivals back. Not only are attendees ready to enjoy the live music, but people also need to get back to work ASAP! However, we’ve got to do that safely…

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Art is Culture That We Need To Stay Happy

Art is Culture I’m writing about social distancing because I want to make a confession. I’ve been doing my best to be socially distant, but I have been to a show or two in the past year. I’m careful before and after public events, and I always take precautions before seeing family. This is an…

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Special Items That Hold A Special Place In My Heart

Special Items That Hold A Special Place In My Heart So everyone has gone to a festival and gotten some really great things from other people, right? I have gotten so many special items from others. While they are not very costly, I remember vividly where I got each of these items and the story…

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Triggered: My Sexual Assault at Electric Forest

Trigger Warning: This story includes content that may be triggering for some, including sexual assault. In the past, The Festival Voice has shared guest articles from our readers about sexual assault. One of our readers shared this after hearing about sexual assault in the media as well as our last guest contributor’s article.   Note:…

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Grandma Wook

Grandma Wook at Summer Camp

The Story of Grandma Wook Do you ever meet someone at a festival and just wonder how in the world they made it to that festival? I’m going to tell you the story of Grandma Wook, which is the name we decided to give her after the festival. It’s Saturday night and it is getting…

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The Economic Impact of Corona on Festivals: Part 2

This article connects directly to our article: The Economic Impact of Corona on Festivals. You will see many correlations and may see some conflicting data as it comes from different sources. Take a peek at that article first! To recap: Over 750+ festivals were affected worldwide by the coronavirus.  13.2 million people were affected by…

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How A Chance Encounter Changed Everything

It’s crazy how life is full of all these chances, that may or may not happen, and without them, the course of your whole life would be altered! Who would have thought that me begging my boyfriend to go to the arcade bar one night, would have changed so much?   My boyfriend Ben and…

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Arizona Roots

Arizona Roots 2020 Brought The Reggae Home!

Those Vibes Didn’t Disappoint! The 2nd installment of The Arizona Roots Festival took place on February 22nd and 23rd at the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler, AZ. At most Rawhide events, the main stages are set up near the huge warehouse on the property. To my surprise, Arizona Roots went a different direction and set…

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Gem And Jam 2020- A Rockin’ Good Time!

Gem And Jam Is Back And Better Than Ever! Gem and Jam 2020 was definitely a life-changing experience for us all. Held at the Pima County fairgrounds from January 30th to February 2nd, the desert sky lit up and music cascaded through the landscape. The crew at Gem and Jam took a year off to…

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Gem And Jam Is Less Than A Week Away!

Gem And Jam Is About To Kick Off! Gem and Jam 2020 is kicking it into high gear! In true AZ style, the Tuscon desert will come alive on January 31st and will continue through February 2nd at the Pima County Fairgrounds. If you like gem stones, jammin’ music and endless parties then you sure…

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Discovering EDM Changed My Life

Discovering EDM I discovered this kind of music by accident. Honestly, I didn’t really know much of anything about electronic music. I mean sure, I had heard Skrillex because who hadn’t? Everything changed when I found Krewella, which was the first electronic group I fell in love with. I was hanging out with some friends…

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