[FESTIVAL NEWS] North Coast Music Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

[FESTIVAL NEWS] North Coast Music Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

Photo credit: Joshua Mellin North Coast Music Festival, Chicago’s self-proclaimed “Last Stand” is celebrating it’s 5th anniversary this year as it announces one of the biggest lineups we’ve seen to date. Even as Chicago is still experiencing it’s annual thaw into summer, ‘Coasties’ are already looking to the end of August as NCMF continues to […]

[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] Rebelution Talks Reggae and Reincarnation at North Coast Music Festival

[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] Rebelution Talks Reggae and Reincarnation at North Coast Music Festival

Reading music:   Like most performing musicians, Santa Barbara-based group Rebelution are no stranger to life on the road. Having just completed a summer long, headlining tour across the United States, dubbed the “Good Vibes Summer Tour” – which included acts such as Matisyahu, Collie Buddz, Zion-I and John Brown’s Body – Rebelution is already […]

[EXCLUSIVE] Interview with Rising Star Manic Focus at North Coast Music Festival

[EXCLUSIVE] Interview with Rising Star Manic Focus at North Coast Music Festival

Reading music: Minnesota born, Chicago-based producer/DJ Manic Focus is the musical embodiment of John “JmaC” McCarten that is quickly breaking the bounds of typical electronic music. Being classically-trained on piano at an early age, his musical talents have brought him through the realms of hip-hop and electronic music, having now evolved into the dynamic, bass-induced […]

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival 2013

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] North Coast Music Festival 2013

Labor Day Weekend in Chicago marked the 4th anniversary for the self-proclaimed “Summer’s Last Stand” as North Coast Music Festival took over Union Park as thousands of festival goers geared up for three days of music and good vibes. With eclectic headlining acts ranging from Wu Tang Clan to Purity Ring and everything in between, […]

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] North Coast Music Festival Aftershow: Rebelution & Ojo de Buey at House Of Blues

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] North Coast Music Festival Aftershow: Rebelution at House Of Blues

Written by: Tobias Odusanya North Coast brought music-lovers and performers of an awesome variety to Chicago’s Union Park last weekend. After the collective of ravers, jammers, bassheads, and funksters enjoyed an incredible day of great tunes at the festival on Saturday, many of the best times were still yet to come. Festival goers reluctantly poured […]

[FESTIVAL PLAYLIST] The Sights and Sounds’ 2013 North Coast Music Festival Playlist

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] North Coast Music Festival 2013

So it’s the end of August and in the States that unfortunately means that festival season is slowly coming to an end. However, if you live in the Midwest (or even if you don’t) there is always one more festival to look forward to before closing out the season. North Coast Music Festival, also known […]

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win 3-Day Passes to North Coast Music Festival

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win 3-Day Passes to North Coast Music Festival

North Coast Music Festival is just around the corner, and if you haven’t had a chance to make a music festival this summer, now is your chance to go for FREE! Hang out for 3 days in Chicago’s beautiful Union Park as you jam out to acts such as Big Gigantic, Passion Pit, Wu Tang […]

[FESTIVAL] North Coast Music Festival 2012 Review

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North Coast Music Festival took over Chicago’s Union Park last weekend as thousands of fans came to see some of the world’s top EDM acts perform their greatest hits. Labor Day weekend set the perfect stage for festival goers as the third year of North Coast was looking to be a massive success. Friday started […]

[EXCLUSIVE] North Coast Music Festival Artist Interview – AbdeCaf

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I first came upon the 20 year old Ukrainian-born producer Rostislav “Steve” Vaynshtok, better known by his alphabetized performance moniker AbdeCaf, while browsing through the North Coast Music Festival schedule. Now based in Miami, AbdeCaf produces instrumental tracks that have a unique blend of chillwave and electronica sounds. AbdeCaf released his Unravel EP in April, […]

[DRUMSTEP] North Coast Music Festival Artist Preview – SWGGRBCK

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The electronic dance music movement in Chicago has brought us names like Kaskade and Felix da Housecat, but it is also the home of local celebrity, David Chang, known as SWGGRBCK, and the upcoming duo (SWGGRBCK and ATLIS), the Regulators.  Set to bring you his latest mixes, SWGGRBCK will be taking North Coast Music Festival […]

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