Event Coverage

Damian Marley Delivers Shining Performance for KCRW’s Reggae Night

Rounding out Fourth of July weekend celebrations, Damian Jr. Gong Marley and two of his collaborators, Third World, and Kabaka Pyramid took center stage for the KCRW World Festival 20th anniversary at the revered Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, July 7th. One of the annual traditions and highlights of this event series has become Reggae Night […]

Outlaw Music Festival Takes Over Tinley Park

To no surprise, Willie Nelson is on the road yet again. This time, however, he’s decided to bring a few friends along. Last Friday, the cultural icon stopped by Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in Tinley Park as part of his third annual Outlaw Music Festival tour. Despite featuring lineups which vary date to date, the fest’s eighth […]

Calling All Dirtybirds: It’s Campout Lineup Season!

Last week, Head Counselor Claude made our favorite announcement of the year. Is 2019 really going by that quickly?! Dirtybird Campout will return to the Modesto Reservoir Oct. 4 to 6. This year’s installment features everyone’s favorite tech-house players, and is again sprinkled with impressive acts from a diverse selection of genres. From outside of […]

Festival Preview: Unifier Campout 2019

Celebrating the Summer Solstice in Love and Unity Think of music festivals as entities for a moment. Think of them sprouting, combusting and drifting across the landscape like a network of chromatic and electrifying mycelium. You could call these entities, if you treated them as such, the master unifiers. They bring sounds, sights, shapes, smells; […]

Mamby On The Beach Brings the Heat to New Venue

Midwesterners and festival-goers prepare to gather for this year’s annual Mamby On The Beach… debuting the event’s new Montrose Beach location! Located on the upper-north side of Chicago, this beachy weekend is set to host talented headliners, along with mind-blowing gems of local artists. Acts include FLYING LOTUS 3D, ZHU, SYLVAN ESSO, VIRTUAL SELF, BROCKHAMPTON, […]