5 hidden gems at Coachella (besides the music, obvi)

It’s here — another two glorious weekends at Coachella! While Weekend One-ers are gearing up for the great unveiling of the 2024 installment, let’s look at a few not-so-obvious thrill spots and chill spots that await attendees of both weekends. Sure, the music’s great. But what else? Between the iconic ferris wheel and the controlled […]

New Diplomat headlines Noise Pop festival at Bottom of the Hill

Never miss a Sunday show; festival-going-music-lovers know this. Personally, I’d like to also add, “never miss an opener.”  Thankfully, I didn’t. The night before Thanksgiving last year, I found myself at The Independent in San Francisco, drawn by the allure of covering the headlining band, We Are Scientists. Among the roster of performers were two […]

San Diego’s Wonderfront Festival moves to May 2024

Experience the wonder of Wonderfront Festival 2024, a three-day extravaganza set against the stunning backdrop of the San Diego waterfront from May 10th through the 12th. This year, Wonderfront promises an immersive celebration of music, art, and culture, featuring over 80 bands across 7+ stages, yacht parties, and a plethora of engaging experiences. At the […]

Bourbon & Beyond Fest comes back to Kentucky for Fall 2024

The anticipation is building as the star-studded lineup for Bourbon & Beyond — the World’s Largest Bourbon & Music Festival — has been announced for this fall, set to take over the Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville from September 19th to the 22nd, 2024. This four-day celebration promises an unparalleled experience, […]

BeachLife Fest returns to Redondo bigger than ever for May 2024

In Southern California, every day is an excuse to live the ‘beach life’. The calendar doesn’t matter — neither do clocks, really — as long as the sun is shining. But that’s not to say SoCal residents don’t get excited when the weather warms and summer creeps just ahead on the horizon… Enter the month […]

Rock, ska, reunions… Coachella changes it up for 2024

We’re living in an era of nostalgia, with even the weirdest fads returning full-force. Reboots of 80s movies are bringing in the most chatter at the box office, while bands that were seemingly forgotten a few years ago are currently selling out tours at numbers never thought plausible. So… it was only a matter of […]

At St. Louis’ Duck Room with a side of G. Love & Special Sauce

Fans of the iconic Philadelphia band G. Love & Special Sauce erupted with anticipation as they strolled down the stairs in the back of Blueberry Hill on the Delmar Loop, descending upon the renowned Duck Room in St. Louis. This legendary venue played host to the opening show of the band’s highly anticipated 30th anniversary […]