Same Same But Different 2021: Day Three

As the morning of Day Three kept upon the attendees of the funky, flair-approved and freedom-encouraging Same Same But Different festival, the last thing on anybody’s mind was to stop the party early. Lake Perris shimmered in the sunshine, welcoming swimmers and floaters as Red Giant Project and Moontricks played the musical stages. The Coconut […]

Goldrush AZ 2021: Night One

Night One of the much-awaited, carnival-themed, head-banging frenzy known as Goldrush AZ was upon us! As beats from Kayzo started booming out of the speakers, gymnasts were twirling every which a way in the adjacent circus tent. One thing was for sure — tonight was only the start of three days of EPIC. The music […]

Same Same But Different 2021: Day Two

After a frivolous Day One, everyone emerged out of their camping spots along Lake Perris for yet another crazy day of Same Same But Different Fest! I unfortunately was running a little late (with hopes to interview the boys of Capyac, who performed the night before), so when I arrived on the scene to set […]

State Champs storms SOMA San Diego stage

The Pure Noise Records Tour hit San Diego’s SOMA in Point Loma on October 5th, bringing an evening of pent-up pop punk that we’ve all been dying for. With a lineup like State Champs, Four Year Strong, Real Friends, Just Friends and Bearings, it was some pretty fantastic noise all night! As the crowd began […]

The spectacular, stunt-filled circus of Goldrush AZ 2021

Goldrush Festival returned this year bigger and wilder than ever over the weekend of September 24th, 25th and 26th at the good old Rawhide Western Town & Event Center! Not only did this festival have a completely insane lineup, but Goldrush was also stacked with so many incredible activities around its grounds! In its 4th […]

Same Same But Different Fest 2021 brought the beach party

The third annual Same Same But Different Festival (SSBD) returned this September 9th through 12th in full force, representing all that is freedom and love in the hidden gem of Lake Perris, California. A beautiful, hot weekend perfectly complimented with a cool dip in Lake Perris was a combination made in heaven. Gleaming the best […]

New Found Glory brings Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour to Anaheim

Located alongside Disneyland at Anaheim’s Garden Walk, long-awaited circle pits and crowd-surfers were in full force proving pop punk is, indeed, still alive and well. For two blessed nights, New Found Glory sold out the House of Blues Anaheim with their highly-anticipated Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour. The show was originally co-headlined with Simple Plan […]

Cypress Hill & Atmosphere take over San Diego

Good Vibes and happy times are amongst us! Ingredients include a full outdoor arena, a beautiful San Diego sunset, beer, nachos and smoothies on deck, with every seat in the house holding the perfect view; it was a recipe for for an incredible evening at San Diego State’s California Coast Open Air Theater on Saturday, […]

First ever Cali Roots Sessions: San Francisco announced

The reggae rock festival kings who brought the world over 10 years of Cali Roots is proud to announce a kickoff series of shows, slated to take place throughout the next year leading to the beloved (and long-awaited) 2022 California Roots Music & Arts Festival in Monterey, CA. Included in this rundown is the inaugural Cali Roots […]

Gone Gone Beyond looks to a bright future in ‘2030’ LP

When you think of the year 2030, what comes to mind? Are you seeing a better world, a better life, a brighter place? As crazy as it seems, that year is actually in the pretty near future. Most people tend to associate the year 2030 as the end-all year for the climate change crisis… but, according […]

Enjoy two nights of Halloween haunts at Escape 2021

Attention, ghosts and goblins! We have an exciting announcement on the festival front for all Halloween and EDM enthusiasts! Escape Halloween is returning this year for it’s 10th annual two-day haunt, with initial lineup leaders such as legend Benny Benassi, The Chainsmokers and Zedd for all your spook-tainment. North America’s largest Halloween-themed dance party is […]

Relentless Beats gears up for Goldrush 2021 with legendary initial lineup

Attention ravers! A legendary event is upon us: a stacked lineup (featuring legendary back-to-back sets), an old-country western theme (yeehaw!), DJ competitions and a new, larger-than-life stage production is about to take over the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler, Arizona this September 24th through 26th, 2021. Thanks to our good friends over at Relentless Beats, […]

Summersesh 2021 with Steve Aoki: an EDM lovers dream

The party people at Relentless Beats have started the summer off right this past 4th of July weekend, in total 2021 fashion. A whole new stage setup, with elevated sounds and visuals, graced the warm desert under the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler, Arizona. Desert ravers found themselves surrounded by a whole new experience, with […]

Summersesh with Steve Aoki set for 4th of July weekend in Chandler, AZ

Ladies and gents! It’s summertime and the livin’ is MUCH BETTER! With COVID restrictions lifted (but, not altogether gone) around the country, announcements of live music (not from your car) are here! Thanks to Relentless Beats, we’ve got the perfect rave to start the 4th of July weekend — Summersesh 2021, featuring Steve Aoki. He […]

Incredible lineup unveiled for Beyond Wonderland 2021

Follow Insomniac Events down the rabbit hole on August 27th and 28th at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California for two days of ultimate EDM joy at Beyond Wonderland 2021. Five incredible stages will grace the festival, featuring total stage takeovers from Dreamstate, Basscon, Bassrush, Space Yacht and Factory 93. This year’s music […]