Festivals

ny comic con

The Best Stuff at New York Comic Con Was the Actual Comics

The event no longer feels like it has the same excitement or vitality it's had in the past, but there are still gems to be found.
Nick Gazin
10.8.18
Afropunk Festival

Former Afropunk Employees Reveal the Messy Underbelly of the Organization

First their Editor-in-Chief resigns. Now everyone's got something to say.
Taylor Hosking
9.13.18
Drugs

Festivals Need to Do More to Keep Drug Users Safe

Some festivals are doing all they possibly can to reduce the harm from drugs, but others aren't doing nearly enough.
David Hillier
6.8.18
Photography

The Latinx Presence at Coachella Was Bigger Than Ever

At this year’s festival, we photographed performers like Cardi B and Miguel and their adoring fans.
Andrea Domanick
4.22.18
Holidays

Inside Milktoberfest: The Mormon Alternative to Oktoberfest

For its second year, the dry campus of Brigham Young University celebrated the annual holiday with a whole lot of chocolate milk.
Justin Caffier
10.6.17
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
Festivals

All the Ridiculous Stuff We Overheard at Chicago's Riot Festival

"What's your favorite song? Mine is the one that goes, 'Punch in the face, punch in the face, uhhhh punch in the face.' It's catchy."
Hannah Ewens
9.19.17
Safe Sesh

I Spent a Month Testing Comedown Cures

And absolutely tortured myself in the process.
David Hillier
9.8.17
Festivals

Belgian Police Screen 400,000 Tomorrowland Attendees for Safety Threats

38 guests have been barred from this weekend's festival following digital checking of all ticket-holders.
THUMP Staff
7.19.17
Features

Honey Dijon Is Not Here for All You Bros

"It can’t all just be: let’s do some pills and get some gak and go to a party and try and shag girls."
Sirin Kale
7.18.17
Features

Larry Heard Talks Us Through the Making of "Can You Feel It"

Ahead of his performance at London's Sunfall, we spoke to the house pioneer about how one of the 20th century's greatest works of art came to be.
Josh Baines
6.28.17
thump news

Decibel Festival to Return in 2018 with LA and Seattle Editions

The popular West Coast electronic music and arts festival is making a comeback after going on hiatus.
Greg Scruggs
6.7.17
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