Punk in the Park 2022: Day One

Punk in the Park came back for year two at Oak Canyon Park, a grassy, tucked away venue in the hills of Orange County. Day One was as wild a ride as any sold-out punk festival, with free beer tasting all morning and surging pits late into the night. It felt great coming out to […]

The countdown is on for the first-ever Ayotl Music Festival!

In less than 20 days, ticket holders will find themselves with their feet buried in the virgin sands of one of the last unspoiled beaches on the Pacific Coast. Two hours south of Puerto Vallarta lays Mayto Beach: a quiet community focused on the conservation of sea turtles and now also home to an all-inclusive […]

When We Were Young Fest drops 2023 Lineup

With 2022’s installment of When We Were Young Festival in the books, a resounding success, the event’s organizers over at Live Nation are already looking ahead to next year. They just announced an amazing 2023 lineup of over 50 bands! And, blink-182 — featuring original guitarist Tom DeLonge — is tabbed as the headliner. On […]

Blue Ridge Rock Fest 2022: Day Four

Day Four of a festival is always bittersweet: you are tired, maybe bruised, broke, but having the best time with your people, knowing the ‘after festival blues’ will kick in tomorrow. Time to just soak in every last minute of amazing bands and being among friends.  We started off the day with Otherwise, who appeared […]

California Roots 2023: a true bucket list event

Music festivals are a big undertaking. For many, months of planning and budgeting goes into the experience. At times, there is stress, setbacks and logistical nightmares before even getting to the gates. And I’m not talking about the music festival itself. People travel from far and wide to attend such events and the premiere music […]

Punk in the Park 2022 is coming to Orange County

Attention all punk fanatics — Punk in the Park is almost upon us! This Saturday and Sunday, on November 5th and 6th, the greatest punk music festival on the west coast will take place once again at Oak Canyon Park in the heart of Orange County, California. Brew Ha Ha Productions presents an epic two […]

Blue Ridge Rock Fest 2022: Day Three

It was BRRF Day Three! By this time, we had been monitoring the weather all weekend. So far, the stormy weather kept getting pushed back and we’ve had great weather. Yes, it was hot and humid, but not too bad. Today, the weather said rain and thunderstorms… Hopefully, we’ll get lucky and it will stay […]

Being at America’s biggest rock festival, Louder Than Life 2022

Louder Than Life continued its reputation as the World’s Largest Whiskey & Music Festival and America’s Biggest Rock Fest. This year’s fest brought in over 170,000 attendees and featured over 100 artists! 2022 was headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, KISS and also featured Shinedown, Rob Zombie, Bring Me The Horizon, […]

Experiencing San Diego’s first Mission Bayfest 2022

A sunny, warm day at Mariner’s Park was the setting of the first-ever Mission Bayfest in San Diego. An offshoot of the wildly successful original Bayfest, held at Waterfront in Downtown San Diego since 2019, this all-ages, one-day festival was an eclectic mix of mostly reggae, with the world-renowned sonic chameleons Thievery Corporation thrown in […]

Blue Ridge Rock Fest 2022: Day Two

It was a beautiful day in Virginia for the second day of BRRF. As we were walking by the tour buses to the gate, I was thinking to myself, “Candlebox is playing, so maybe we’ll see them!” Sure enough, I look up and see guitarist Island Styles and lead vocalist Kevin Martin of Candlebox hanging […]

Blue Ridge Rock Fest 2022: Day One

After a year-long wait, we finally got to go back to our favorite fest — Blue Ridge Rock Festival! The fest was held at its new home at the Virginia International Raceway. After last year’s debacle, we were anxious to see the new improvements. If you didn’t read our recaps from last year, here’s the […]

Cali Vibes lineup impresses even more for 2023

Goldenvoice is bringing Cali Vibes back to Long Beach, California! The three-day reggae festival graced Marina Green Park for the first time with a new name (changed from One Love Cali Reggae Fest) in February 2022 and will be returning again this February 17th through 19th, 2023. The SoCal music festival is one of the most […]

Elder Island hypnotizes at San Diego’s CRSSD Festival 2022

As Elder Island prepares for the drop of their new Additions Attachments EP later this month, the Bristol UK-based electronic-pop trio spent the summer making their mark on many festivals and venues around the world — from the Pineapple Ball in the Dominican Republic, the MS DOCKVILLE in Germany and even here in sunny San […]

FORMAT Festival 2022: Day Three

The third and final day of FORMAT Festival 2022 started much like the second…with extremely high expectations. The first two days of the festival had gone off without a hitch and everyone was eager to see if the festival could go three-for-three. There was a weird energy in the air when I arrived at the […]

Dry Diggings Fest 2022: Day One

Labor Day Weekend spanned four days this year for those lucky enough to spend it camping at the Dry Diggings Music Festival in Grass Valley, California. Thanks, Jeff Monser! September 1st started with the arrival of campers ready to pitch tents and decorate campsites. Anticipation rose as quickly as the temperature that day! The excessive […]