Festivals 2018

Øya Festival
Øya Festival

I Did the Unthinkable and Discovered New Music at a Festival

Øya in Oslo was the antidote to a summer of messy live experiences, and a perfect place to stumble across Norwegian acts.
Tshepo Mokoena
8.15.18
Q&A
Q&A

Rap and Art Collective Smib Don't Mind What You Think of Them

We spoke to members GRGY and KC about hosting a stage at Amsterdam's Appelsap Festival, their new tape and… a Smib sandwich.
Eva Rosa Hol
8.7.18
Festivals 2018
Festivals 2018

What Your Favourite UK Music Festival Says About You

Not all festivals are created equal, and not everybody who attends them are the same. Tag yourself.
Daisy Jones
Tshepo Mokoena
Ryan Bassil
8.6.18
Festivals 2018
Festivals 2018

I Got My Dad to Review London's Most Dad Festival

British Summer Time at Hyde Park is for someone in their forties or fifties, with a straw hat and money to spend on ostrich steaks.
Lauren O'Neill
7.17.18
In Photos
In Photos

From SZA to Vince Staples to NERD, Lovebox 2018 Was a Scorcher

The London festival moved site across the city, making the most of a heatwave in its new Gunnersbury Park home.
Noisey UK Staff
7.16.18
Noisey Festival DK
Noisey Festival DK

Jungle, Sigrid, Nines and More Will Play Noisey Festival in Copenhagen

Our buddies in Denmark are hosting a massive-sounding festival in November with loads of artists we love. So go on, those flights booked.
Noisey Denmark
6.27.18
Festivals 2018
Festivals 2018

Photos of People Having a Really Wholesome, Metal Time at Download

Sure, Guns N' Roses headlined but maybe comedy slogan tees were the *real* festival highlight.
Noisey UK Staff
6.12.18
Important Questions Raised By...
Important Questions Raised By...

Searching for the True Meaning of Goth in 2018

The subculture has undergone a number of evolutions over the years, so I went to a goth festival in Germany to find out what it even means today.
Biju Belinky
6.1.18
Festivals 2018
Festivals 2018

Not to Brag, But Bonobo Is Headlining Our Lovebox Stage

The producer joins our lineup on Saturday 14 July, in the festival's new west London home.
Lauren O'Neill
5.1.18
Festivals 2018
Festivals 2018

Everything a $1 Million Festival Ticket Should Actually Buy You

According a press release, "the world's most expensive festival ticket is back" OK cool, where is my on-site room full of chow chow puppies?
Tshepo Mokoena
4.25.18
coachella 2018
coachella 2018

Lord Grant Me the Serenity of Fans Who Waited 12 Hours for Beyoncé

On Coachella's second weekend, we spoke to members of the Beyhive from around the world about enduring hours of sun and strife for Bey's headlining glory.
Andrea Domanick
4.25.18
Op-Eds
Op-Eds

Please Stop Mansplaining Beyoncé to Us

Two Noisey staffers discuss why you don't have to like Beyoncé, but you do have to respect her.
Andrea Domanick
Kristin Corry
4.24.18