Tag: music festival

An Unfortunate Cancellation: The Roots SXSW Performance Cancelled Over Bomb Threat

From March 9 through to March 18, Austin hosted South by Southwest, an annual arts and media festival that draws hundreds of thousands of festival goers, musicians, filmographers, politicians, and notable business professionals around the world.    Especially in “The Live Music Capital of The World,” South by Southwest (SXSW) prides itself on a never-ending array of musical artists.… Read More

Zakifo festival breaks away from the norm

Zakifo is a live music event that attempts to bring together cultures and people from Africa, the Indian Ocean Islands, Australia, and beyond. It is the sister festival to Sakifo, a similar music festival that takes place on Reunion Island. Launched last year in Durban, South Africa, Zakifo gathers international musicians from across the world… Read More

Wind-Up Records announces joint venture with new EDM label Eclypse

EDM laser party at SXSW 2015

New York based Wind-up Records recently announced their new electronic dance music specific label, Eclypse. In partnership with Australian house duo, Feenixpawl, the new label is set to recruit more EDM artists to publish and distribute their material.   The fascination with EDM is spreading with the creation of music festivals revolving around the genre,… Read More

The Official 2014 MUIPR Guide to Festival Fashion

Musical festivals are full of characters, and people wearing a slue of creative, funky, funny, and downright awesome outfits or costumes. The majority of festival-goers wear cute, bohemian-inspired fashion that has become a staple in music festival attire. The fashion of music festivals draws on the feel-good, hippie vibe of the 60’s and 70’s, each… Read More

How to Properly Prepare for a Music Festival

As we head into July, music festival season is in full swing. Several popular festivals, including Bonaroo, Firefly, Governor’s Ball, and Electric Forest, have come and gone, leaving us with sun soaked skin and music filled memories. The festival season is not over yet with Hudson Music Project, Gathering of the Vibes, and Lollapolooza still… Read More

Spark of Success: Firefly Music Festival 2014

DOVER, DEL. — Two years ago, this correspondent had the opportunity to see the beginnings of what is now one of the largest music festivals on the east coast as a volunteer at Firefly Music Festival. At that time, there were a total of four stages and about 40,000 festival-goers. In the two years since, the event has nearly… Read More

Mark Your Calendar: Firefly Music Festival

Mark your calendar, everyone! Firefly Music festival is coming up June 19 through 22. This epic four-day music festival takes place in Dover, Del. and features awesome bands, such as The Lumineers, Arctic Monkeys, Grouplove, Jack Johnson, and Imagine Dragons, among others.   This festival is a unique experience for music lovers of all genres. It… Read More