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The Greatest-Ever Festival Performances Part 2

Nirvana, Reading, 1992 The band’s performance in front of 50,000 fans was something of a revelation. For Dave Grohl, however, it was a relief. As the drummer revealed years later, there was tension in the band, partly as a result of Kurt Cobain’s rehabs stints, and they’d only managed one rehearsal prior to the performance- […]

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The Greatest-Ever Festival Performances Part 1

Music festivals don’t always lend themselves to classic performances. The majority of artists aren’t on stage as long as they’re used to and are playing to audiences featuring many people who didn’t turn up specifically to see them perform. Yet, there are some musicians who turn in a wonderful performance, creating memories that live on […]

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The Best Music Festivals in the UK – Part 2

Houghton (Norfolk, UK) The woodland party is among the most talked-about new festivals in the UK, and it isn’t difficult to understand why. All the music you can hear at Houghton is played through the highest-quality sound systems, selected by Craig Richards, a long-standing resident of Fabric and the man responsible for curating the event. […]

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The Best Music Festivals in the UK – Part 1

Music festivals have evolved since the 1960s psychedelic wig-outs. Nowadays, there’s a festival for all kinds of music fans, even those who have avoided most of the annual mud-fests until now because they aren’t into rock or would rather enjoy dancing to disco. Beyond the traditional festivals in the UK and Europe, there are some […]

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How to Survive Coachella – Part 2

Stay hydrated Drink more water than you’ve consumed in any three-day period of your life. In fact, just when you think you’ve drunk enough, drink some more. There’s free water at the festival and there’s the bottled variety available at around $2. If you think you’ll opt for bottled water, bring a bag with you […]

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How to Survive Coachella – Part 1

Where to stay Most people who attend Coachella stay either on-site or elsewhere. One thing you should note is that hotels raise their prices significantly and still manage to fill up in advance. Camping passes to stay on-site include a plot of land for a tent and a vehicle but they also sell out early. […]

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A Music Festival That is All About Making a Difference – TINYfest

Few music festivals can combine a social cause along with providing hours of real entertainment. This Is Not Your Fest (TINYfest) is a fabulous music festival making history with a social purpose at its core. The financial and emotional needs of assaulted victims are supported through this music festival. The music festival runs over four […]

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7 Problems That Only A Music Festival Enthusiast Will Understand

Every summer hundreds and thousands of people gather together to party till they drop at a music festival. From the famous Coachella to the more recent Lollapalooza, everyone who loves music and experiences is in front and center of the fun. Even the most ardent festival fan has problems that they face at a music […]

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The Music Festival for The Disabled – Ability Fest

The number of disabled people who attend music festivals is very limited. While the crowd and chaos at a music festival can be a challenge, it is unfair that disabled people can’t experience an action-packed fest as well. Some people with a disability still brave the crowds and with the help of friends and family […]

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Five Ways to Level Up Your Music Festival Experience

Everybody loves summer. Along with the sun comes happy and warm experiences. The outdoor festivities that accompany the warm weather has encouraged music festival organisers to create epic experiences. Fans from all over the world flock to the venues, to check out their favourite artists and explore new and upcoming bands. These venues are a […]

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