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The Big C3 Sale: What does Live Nation's purchase mean for the future of festivals?

Photography by Heather Kaplan

Welcome to Festival Outlook, a new supplemental column that will provide more in-depth analysis for the rumors found on Consequence of Sound… 1,851 more words

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Life Is Beautiful founder Rehan Choudhry explains the "Lionel Express" and selling Dave Grohl on Sin City

Last year, Life Is Beautiful kicked off its annual takeover of downtown Las Vegas with memorable performances by Kings of Leon, Beck, Passion Pit, and hometown heroes The Killers and Imagine Dragons, but there was a lot more to the festival than the music. 1,128 more words

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Treasure Island 2014: Top 10 Sets + Photos

Photography by Ted Maider

San Franciscans have a longstanding relationship with outdoor music festivals. Spurred by the city’s innate, free-spirited love of rock ‘n’ roll, the Bay Area leverages its superb weather and breathtaking scenery by offering countless music festivals throughout the year. 1,411 more words

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Show Review: Escape Music Festival Day 1

Disclaimer: Due to unforeseen circumstances, I was unable to attend day 2 of this event.

It was a cold, cloudy October afternoon when Escape Music Festival set up on New York City’s Governor’s Island, a tiny island adjacent to the southern tip of Manhattan, only accessible by ferry. 1,063 more words

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Moon Block Party 2014: The 6 Most Cosmic Sets

Photography by Philip Cosores

Moon Block Party had a lot to overcome to be a success. Notably, they lost their second biggest band the day before the event when Black Rebel Motorcycle Club was forced to cancel after drummer Leah Shapiro revealed she is suffering from a serious medical condition (and, it can’t be said enough, but everyone at… 1,379 more words

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Envision Festival Drops 2014 Recap Video

Envision Festival was one that caught my eye last year (that lineup!) just around this time. They’ve just dropped their recap video, and it is beautiful! 119 more words

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