Festival Season!

Music

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
Gender Trouble

We Broke Down FOMO Festival's 2019 Lineup Diversity

By the numbers, here's how many men, women, non-binary people and people of colour are playing FOMO 2019.
Shaad D’Souza
9.19.18
Noisey News

Sorry Folks, That Memo About Pizza-Fucking on Holy Ship Is Fake

A representative for Norwegian Cruise Line says it was "a prank carried out by one of the guests."
Colin Joyce
1.9.18
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A Sociologist Explains Why You Get Depressed After Festivals

Humans define themselves in relation to others, and it sucks to leave that behind.
Reid Barton-Golden
8.30.17
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

Tainted Drugs at Music Festivals a Major Concern for Canadians: VICE Survey

Over 4,600 people responded to our questionnaire about substance use and harm reduction at concerts.
Max Mertens
7.10.17
Features

When Festivals Respond to Their Environment, Magic Happens

We spent an enlightening weekend at Milan's Terraforma, the most exciting small festival in Europe.
Angus Harrison
7.5.17
Features

Five Acts We're Desperate to Catch at Sónar 2017

Here's who we'll be losing our shit to at one of Europe's best festivals.
Natalie Davies
6.12.17
Features

Aphex Twin and Abra Dominated Yet Another Fun-Filled Field Day

The sun shone! There was a new stage! It still took eleven hours to leave!
Adrian Choa
6.6.17
Features

These Intimate Photos Show a Side of Detroit's Movement Most People Miss

Poignant little moments at America's biggest techno festival.
Michelle Lhooq
6.2.17
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

How to Party This Festival Season Without Destroying Your Health

Sun burns, heat stroke, dehydration—oh my!
Anna Codrea-Rado
5.30.17
Features

The Sleep-Deprived Raver's Guide to Movement 2017's Afterparties

We made you a chart so you can focus on what's really important: dancing.
Michelle Lhooq
5.25.17
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

Take Our Survey About Drug Use at Canadian Music Festivals

We're looking at what can be done to make summer events safer for everybody—but we need your help.
Max Mertens
4.24.17
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