Festivals 2017

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What You Should Know About a Festival Called Clockenflap

One: it's in Hong Kong. Two: Stormzy played. And three: the crowds shriek like they've just seen the walking dead.
Tshepo Mokoena
Festivals 2017

Hong Kong’s OG Music Festival Has Booked Stormzy, Mitski and More

Clockenflap runs from 17 to 19 November, with another line-up designed to tempt you halfway across the world.
Noisey UK Staff
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
Festivals 2017

Ten Years in, Who Does Outlook Festival Serve?

With dubstep pushed back to the fringes, I went on a hunt for this Croatia-set bass music festival's core audience.
Bridget Minamore

Dimensions Festival Was a Beautiful Washout

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

I Tried to Land Myself a Job at Tory Glastonbury

Dressed like a stock image for ‘corporate enterprise man’, I went to The Big Feastival on Alex James' cheese farm to see if it was possible to trick my way into the middle class.
Oobah Butler
Festivals 2017

Let These Wall of Death Photos from a German Festival Slam Into Your Monday

What happens when festival organisers ask bands not to prompt Walls of Death and they do it anyway.
Vincent Grundke
Festivals 2017

Please Don't Ask Grammy-Nominated Artists to Drink Out of Shoes

It's an Australian thing, called a "shoey", and happened a whole lot at a recent festival called Splendour in the Grass. Idk Aus, this one's on you.
Issy Beech
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
Festivals 2017

Why Black Britain Still Needs Afropunk

We spoke to women from magazine gal-dem and collective BORN N BREAD about claiming their space at the festival's second London run.
Tshepo Mokoena
Festivals 2017

Hey, Over Here! We've Got The Full Lineup For Appelsap 2017

Aaaand it's amazing. See you at the Noisey stage.
Noisey UK Staff

People Really Love Glitter, and Other Things We Saw at Lovebox

We sent photographer Zo Rahman to this year's festival and he saw a whole lot of under-eye sparkle.
Zo Rahman