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Marfa Is Magic

Marfa Myths is the anti-Coachella, and at just 800 attendees, the festival is small out of necessity. But that's exactly why it's special.
Jeff Gage
5.10.19
Culture

Everything You Need to Know About the Mess That Is Woodstock 50

After its biggest investor said the festival was canceled, Woodstock's organizers are insisting the show will go on.
Drew Schwartz
4.30.19
music festivals

Jay-Z, Janelle Monae, and Other Reasons Woodstock 2019 Might Not Be Disastrous

The festival's 50th anniversary has a lot of past chaos to make up for, but is starting out strong with a stacked lineup.
Taylor Hosking
3.20.19
CONCERT TICKETS

Outdoor Festivals Need to Sell Out to Survive

Do smaller, niche festivals stand a fighting chance in a world of mega concerts?
Kevin Spurgaitis
3.1.19
Noisey News

Bonnaroo 2019: Post Malone, Childish Gambino, and Lots and Lots of Phish

Three Phish sets lead a lineup for Manchester, Tennessee's long-running behemoth that includes Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, and The National.
Shaad D’Souza
1.8.19
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
Drugs

The Steady Rise of the Trippy Festival

Music festivals have always been the bedrock of psychedelic drug taking. Now psychedelic-themed festivals have reached a new high, as more people search for meaning away from their nine-to-five lives
Kevin Franciotti
12.19.18
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
6.14.18
we saw this

What It's Like to Go to a Music Festival When You're Pregnant as Hell

I went to Sónar Reykjavík five months pregnant to see Danny Brown, meet Björk, and prove that I've still got it (and that I love live music).
Leslie Horn
4.10.18
Coachella

We Reviewed Every Band Playing Coachella 2018

An annual tradition that we annually regret doing.
Noisey Staff
1.3.18
music festivals

What to do If the Cops Try to Search You at a Festival This Summer

A handy guide to drug stop and searches, that definitely isn't legal advice.
Nevena Spirovska
10.5.17
LAS VEGAS

Concert Security Will Get Way More Intense After Vegas

The historic mass shooting is set to inspire drastic new safety measures at future concerts and festivals, security experts specializing in large-scale events told us.
Francisco Alvarado
10.3.17
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