music festivals

Noisey News

Bonnaroo 2019: Post Malone, Childish Gambino, and Lots and Lots of Phish

Three Phish sets lead a lineup for Manchester, Tennessee's long-running behemoth that includes Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, and The National.
Shaad D’Souza
1.8.19
Coachella

We Reviewed Every Band Playing Coachella 2019

You all are probably tired of us doing this every year but we don’t care tbh.
Noisey Staff
1.3.19
we saw this

What It's Like to Go to a Music Festival When You're Pregnant as Hell

I went to Sónar Reykjavík five months pregnant to see Danny Brown, meet Björk, and prove that I've still got it (and that I love live music).
Leslie Horn
4.10.18
Coachella

We Reviewed Every Band Playing Coachella 2018

An annual tradition that we annually regret doing.
Noisey Staff
1.3.18
Noisey News

Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Fraud

He responded in court on Monday to two counts of wire fraud and two counts of making false statements to a bank.
Noisey Staff
10.3.17
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We Asked the Happiest People at Lovebox About Their Worries

Nothing like a lovely day of sunshine and live music to remind yourself of your deepest concerns!
Moya Lothian-McLean
7.17.17
Noisey News

Fyre Festival Is Reportedly Under Federal Investigation for Fraud

More bad news for the failed event's organizers.
Lawrence Burney
5.22.17
music festivals

Is This the End for T in the Park?

The organisers of Scotland's largest music festival have cancelled 2017 and say they need to "take stock".
Noisey Staff
11.24.16
Op-Eds

Music Festivals Need to Do More to Prevent Sexual Assaults

When festival organizers and bystanders are poorly educated on how to handle or prevent sexual assaults, it implicitly says this behaviour is acceptable.
Jill Krajewski
8.18.16
festivals 2016

I Went to the Great Escape Festival to See If I Could Get a Record Deal

I invented a fictional band, got a hair cut, armed myself with CDs, and went to the buzziest new music festival in Britain to find out if the music industry still works.
Oobah Butler
5.25.16
festivals 2016

A Judge Has Lifted a Convicted Sex Offender's Curfew So He Can Attend Glastonbury

How can we view a sex offender's desire to attend a music festival as more important than the lifelong physical and psychological damage of the victim?
Emma Garland
5.3.16
Internet Exploring

This Twitter Account Captures the Dark Underbelly of Reading Festival

If Chris Morris and Werner Herzog had co-directed You've Been Framed, it would look like this.
VICE Staff
9.1.15
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