music festival

Drugs

Party Organisers Describe the Weirdest Ways They've Seen People Smuggle in Drugs

"Depending on the style of the wig, it’s possible to smuggle in enough drugs for a three-day music festival."
Felippe Canale
7.24.19
Glastonbury 2019

This Is Everything You're Going to Miss at Glastonbury

The festival's shared its full 2019 line up, so here's a handy guide to everything you'll miss because you're a mess.
Daisy Jones
6.5.19
Australia Today

A ‘Drug Overdose’ at Beyond The Valley Was Probably a Snake Bite

It's been revealed that 20-year-old Callum Edwards, who died of a suspected drug overdose last week, had tiger snake venom in his system.
Gavin Butler
1.10.19
Australia Today

NSW Police Have Been Double-Counting Their Sniffer Dog Busts

Turns out drug detection dogs are even less effective than we thought.
Gavin Butler
9.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Two Nursing Home Escapees Were Found at the World's Biggest Metal Fest

They were "disoriented and dazed" by the time the cops finally tracked them down.
Drew Schwartz
8.8.18
Essays

How Music Communities Can Survive Their Leaders' Alleged Misconduct

Directors at Toronto's Wavelength concert series and Ottawa's Arboretum Music Festival have recently resigned, leading to questions about how these scenes can move forward.
Jill Krajewski
7.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Teen Got Her Head Stuck in a Tailpipe and Just Owned the Hell Out of It

"Yeah I'm the tailpipe girl, whatchu know about it?"
Drew Schwartz
6.15.18
Australia Today

University of Canberra Backs Pill Testing at Groovin the Moo

The festival, which takes place on university grounds, is now free to let doctors pill test.
Maddison Connaughton
3.21.18
Australia Today

Rainbow Serpent Festival Is Banning Nangs

"Nitrous Oxide: Best saved for whipped cream desserts!"
VICE Staff
1.17.18
Drugs

Are Sniffer Dogs at Music Festivals a Massive Waste of Money?

Greens MP David Shoebridge claims every dog costs $2,000 an hour.
VICE Staff
10.20.17
fyre festival

We Asked Actual Business People to Tear Fyre Festival's Leaked Pitch Deck Apart

"I'm actually impressed they managed to wrangle all these big Instagram people into promoting this shit show."
Maddison Connaughton
5.5.17
Art

"Move and Stop" Gestures Trigger Sonic Semantics in Portugal

Japanese artist Junya Oikawa's 'GrowingVerse - No.1' combines physical expression, light, and interaction for a unique style of music appreciation.
Kevin Holmes
10.26.16
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