chasing summer

Drugs

People Do Drugs at Music Festivals: Organizers Need to Stop Ignoring This

A critical look at how fests in Canada are preparing for overdoses during the opioid crisis.
Allison Tierney
7.10.17
thump news

Ten People Hospitalized Following Canadian Festival

The patrons of Calgary’s Chasing Summer event are all in stable, non-life threatening conditions.
Alexander Iadarola
8.2.16
Features

How Do We Stop Drug Deaths at Canadian Music Festivals?

More organizers and promoters want to offer drug testing kits on site, but fear having their operating licenses revoked.
Sarah Ratchford
6.6.16
Features

12 Canadian Electronic Music Stories That Got Everybody Talking This Year

All the news that mattered in 2015, from drug busts to deadmau5 beef.
THUMP Canada Staff
12.14.15
Festival Season!

Seventeen People Hospitalized Due to Drug and Alcohol-Related Incidents at Chasing Summer Festival

The annual festival in Calgary had several emergencies caused by a combination of alcohol and "at least one illicit drug."
THUMP Canada Staff
8.10.15
Festival Season!

How To Choose Your Festival: West Coast Canadian Edition

You won't get advice like this at Bikram's.
Ziad Ramley
4.16.15
bud light living room

From VELD to IleSoniq, We Festival Hopped with Adventure Club

Watch our exclusive tour diary with the Canadian duo from festival to festival.
THUMP Canada Staff
10.22.14
Festival Season!

Calgary Does it Best at Chasing Summer

Watch the video recap and relive the magic of Alberta’s biggest event of the summer.
THUMP Canada Staff
9.2.14
videos

Chasing Summer - Calgary

You're probably thinking that everyone's favorite cowboy-loving Western Canadian city must have a boring dance music culture. You're totally wrong! Tommy Trash, Krewella, Seven Lions and more show you why.
THUMP Staff
9.24.13