Dancefestopia: Mud and Fun in Emerald City

Guest Written by Kyle DePriest When it comes to this particular state, a question is frequently asked- “Why would anyone want to live here?”. They call it a flyover state; a place [...]


Wave Spell: Murphy’s Fire Burns Out Before STS9 Peaks… What Else Is New?

Guest Written by Vera Lee Mandić Photos by Aaron Bradley Ever since STS9 had a rebirth of sorts in 2014 when Alana Rocklin joined the band, hopes of their first festival since 2011 have always [...]


TechTrenders: The Future Is Female [APPLY TODAY]

Do you have what it takes to be a TechTrender? FestForums is a conference that brings together the top festival industry leaders to discuss a variety of important and trending topics affecting [...]


Five Things Forest Means to Us: Weekend Two at Electric Forest

Photos by Don Idio There’s no place like HOME… And Home happens to very well be Sherwood Forest. The scene is the dense and beautiful wooded lands of Rothbury, MI. It’s [...]


Sonic Bloom: A Haven for Self-Expression

Sonic Bloom Music Festival is a Colorado gem that brings together thousands yearly in the mountainous lands of Rye, CO. Just two hours south of Denver, Hummingbird Ranch creates an oasis of [...]


Poppin’ Paradiso Strikes Again

Every festival has its own unique characteristics that make their experience special. Whether it’s the artists that play, the venue, the food, the people, or something else entirely, each [...]


The Super Group that Jumped from Facebook to Firefly

It is incredible what the internet can bring us these days. From the ability to order a whole cheese pizza to your house at the click of a button or being able to play games with someone half way [...]


The 10 Unmistakable Truths Learned at Lightning in a Bottle

All photography by Don Idio 1. It takes some effort. If only our mothers, fathers, and bosses could see the work and preparation that goes into orchestrating our Lightning in a Bottle weekend. [...]


How Collaborations Continue to Build Elements Lakewood Festival

View of the water stage | Photo: Courtesy of Elements Lakewood, Alive Coverage Brooklyn’s music and art community is built off of collaborations. Artists in the industry have established [...]


JMBLYA: A Hip-Hop Wonderland

Guest Written by Kyle Yan JMBLYA: the one and only traveling hip-hop festival in Texas covering Dallas, Austin, and Houston! This festival has flooded the feeds of social media for years, and I [...]