Festivals 2017

Festivals 2017

Iggy Pop Is a Middle Finger to Mortality

That Iggy is still playing shows to rave reviews all over the world is a giant “fuck you”: to common sense, the laws of physics, and everything you were told about drugs in school.
Michelle Lhooq

Dimensions Festival Was a Beautiful Washout

Thunderstorms? Who cares when you have pills and a whole load of techno.
Adrian Choa
Festivals 2017

A Festival? In a Transylvanian Castle? I Mean, Sure

Electric Castle's lineup looked like someone emailed every booking agent in the northern hemisphere saying: "right, Romania, who fancies it?"
VICE Staff
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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
Festivals 2017

Bon Iver’s Dad Helped Me Discover the Secret Jazz History of His Hometown

How a trip to Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires festival ended in the back of his dad's pickup and the dive bar down the road.
Katie Bain
Glastonbury 2017

Don't Take LSD There for the First Time and Other Top Glastonbury Tips

I've been doing to the festival basically every year since I was eight. Let me help you.
Daniel Dylan Wray

This Is What Fyre Festival Could Have Been If It Wasn’t Such a Disaster

Tmrw.Tday is a new festival in Jamaica, but with more focus on the vibes.
Ryan Bassil
primavera sound 2017

Primavera Kept the Magic of the Secret Show Alive

Done right, news of surprise sets catches like wildfire that can melt even the most cynical heart.
Lauren O'Neill
investigative reporting

Searching for Happiness at Primavera Without Frank Ocean

I approached the festival like I'd booked a holiday with someone and they’d dumped me right before the flight.
Emma Garland

Fyre Festival's Getting Sued Again, and Is Also 'Barred' from the Bahamas Now

But something tells me this isn't the last we'll hear of 2017's biggest live music mess…
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Chino Moreno of Deftones Broke His Foot Onstage But He Kept on Rockin'

His dedication to the pit is truly unmatched.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Fyre Festival's Leaked Pitch Deck Is Basically Unreal

The 43-page document that attempted to entice investors to the ill-fated event has cropped up online and … there's a lot to take in.
Lauren O'Neill