Same Same But Different Festival 2022

While mother nature tried pretty hard to rain on our parade, Same Same but Different carried on in its same unique magical way that simply makes it different. After a week-long heatwave in southern California, the weather seemed to break for the better at the start of Same Same But Different 2022 on Friday, September […]

Tips to help your trip at Same Same But Different 2022

It’s almost here! Time to bust out your camp gear and your party pants as we enter the single digit countdown to Same Same But Different Festival 2022! After experiencing four days of pure bliss in last year’s installment, I knew that this was a festival I never wanted to miss! Now that I have […]

Same Same But Different 2022 drops loaded Phase 2 lineup

Those in the southern California area are starting to be well aware of the inexplicable majesty that is Same Same But Different Festival… or perhaps you’ve taken a whirly-twirl with its sister fest, the Mustache Bash in the heart of San Diego. At both events, you’re welcomed with weird, overwhelmed by spectacle and overloaded with […]

Nigel Hall (of Lettuce) releases ‘Spiritual’ solo studio album

Nigel Hall (keyboardist and vocalist for funk phenoms, Lettuce) has released his latest solo album titled Spiritual: an honest, creative and brave reflection about Hall’s personal journey with the metaphysical. He really channels listeners into believing in their own path towards higher self-discovery. The takeaway — free yourself. Make music (or whatever your preferred art […]

String Cheese Incident & friends cover “Crisis” for COVID first responders

The String Cheese Incident has recently teamed with other renowned bluegrass and jam band players to produce a colorful cover of Bob Marley’s “Crisis” while stuck at home maintaining social distance. Considering the subject matter so applicable, SCI lead singer Michael Kang hopes this reassures COVID-19 first responders, proffering gratitude for their dedicated and continued […]

Same Same But Different 2018: Day One

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The strange, yet sophisticated Same Same But Different Festival

Rolling up to Riverside County on a bright Saturday morning in September is quite a beautiful drive. The summer heat had scorched the inland empire terrain and cooler temperatures lay just ahead – an ideal time for a weekend of camping. To be clear, the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd, 2018 still brought with […]

Get stoked for Same Same But Different Fest

There are two truths to music and arts festivals these days. One is that they break you away from the mundane when you really need it to be anyone you want to be for a solid 48-72 hours. The second is a little less uplifting and it's that fests – especially in southern California – […]