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Coachella and Lollapalooza Ban Selfie Sticks

Sorry festival goers, you’re going to have to leave your selfie sticks at home. Whether you have one out of vanity or convenience, it appears they will not be allowed at either Coachella or Lollapalooza. Coachella and Lollapalooza have posted on their info pages about the picture taking devices. While Lollapalooza politely states that that there will be no “GoPro attachments like sticks, selfie sticks & monopods” allowed, Coachella more jokingly quips that there will be “no selfie sticks/narcissists” allowed at the festival. So to all you cool kids out there hoping…

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Never Say Never Festival To Host The Maine, Mayday Parade, and More

Never Say Never Festival is an annual two-day music festival held at Las Palmas Race Park in Mission, TX during spring break.  In the past, NSN has booked famous musicians including Macklemore, We Are The In Crowd, Chiodos and All Time Low to name a few. This morning, the first and long awaited lineup release for the 7th annual music festival was posted on Facebook. You can get more information below! Mission is about an hour and a half away from South Padre Island, so if you’re going to be in…

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The Wonder Years, Modern Baseball & Real Friends Added To Four Chord Music Fest

Pennsylvania, be on the lookout for The Four Chord Music Festival coming to Pittsburgh on August 31! The festival has booked various bands including The Wonder Years, Real Friends, Modern Baseball, The SpacePimps, Turnover and more. It will be a good one. If you’re feeling up for it, you can buy concert tickets here. Check out more information after the jump, and be sure to purchase a CD from all of your favorite bands as you wait for the festival to approach. Please follow and like us:

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Born Of Osiris Unable To Play Canada Warped Tour Dates

Born Of Osiris announced on Facebook that they will not able to make it into Canada for the upcoming Vans Warped Tour shows. The band will miss two shows of the festival- today, July 4 in Toronto, Ontario and tomorrow July 5, in Montreal, Quebec. While the band hasn’t gotten into the the specifics of the delay, they will most likely pick up the tour once it re-enters the States on July 6. Check out their Facebook post after the jump. Purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please…

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The History Of Music Festivals

Welcome to festival season! While we are currently already two months into a music aficianado’s favorite time of year, the fun has only just begun, with concerts spanning all the way through August. Those of us that keep up with the festivals, we all know the biggest names and where they are… But do we know the history behind those festivals? Infectious Magazine takes a look at 4 of the best-known summer music festivals and how they got their start. These festivals were created for surprisingly simple reasons, but grew…

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2015 Coachella Dates Announced

While most of the world is still nursing a Coachella hangover, the dates for next year’s festival have already been announced. Coachella 2015 will take place April 10-12 and April 17-19. The good news is that if you missed out on Coachella this year over the price tag on tickets, planning in advance allows time to set up more affordable monthly payment installments. Buy concert tickets or set up a payment plan here when they become available, or purchase a CD of your favorite Coachella artist to ride out the…

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Blink-182 Added To Sziget Festival Lineup

Hungary’s Sziget Festival is adding even more bands to its already impressive lineup: Blink-182, Cee Lo Green, and Jimmy Eat World will be performing this August in Budapest. Other artists playing include Bombay Bicycle Club, Queens of the Stone Age, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, and more. Check out a current list of the scheduled acts below the jump. The festival runs from August 11 – 18. You can buy concert tickets here. Can’t make it all the way to Budapest? Purchase a CD of Blink-182’s music here. Please follow and like us:

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Bonnaroo Announces Late Night Sets

Day-by-day schedules for Bonnaroo are still being finalized, but festival organizers did release a list of late night acts on April 23. Festival attendees can expect a nice mixture of electronic music and metal, with performances by Skrillex, Mastodon, Meshugga, and Deafheaven. Check out the full list of late night artists below the jump, or buy concert tickets here. Can’t make it down to The Farm this year? Purchase a CD to show your favorite musicians some support. Please follow and like us:

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Coachella Second Weekend Winds Down

Coachella turned the volume down for the festival’s second weekend, according to USA Today. Artists began playing their biggest hits early on in the set to keep concert goers from leaving, and fewer celebrities showed. A few of the acts included: Pharrell Williams, MGMT, Skrillex, Arcade Fire, and Frank Turner. Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio Dancing To MGMT

The news broke last week that a number of celebrities were being paid to attend Coachella, and here’s further proof of Hollywood’s obsession with the music festival. Leonardo Dicaprio was spotted doing a rather lackluster jig to MGMT’s set. Check out his dance moves after the jump. MGMT has been busy lately. In between Coachella weekends, they also appeared on Conan last night to perform “Cool Song No. 2.”  Purchase a CD of their work here, or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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