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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
5.9.19
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
4.29.19
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Idaho's Treefort Is Better Than the Mega-Festivals

Why I traveled all the way from Australia to Boise, Idaho in a time when the lineups for most music festivals all seem the same.
Shaad D’Souza
4.2.19
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
Coachella

The ACLU Is Coming for Coachella

In 2018, two Coachella attendees said that they were barred from restrooms that corresponded with their gender identities. Now, the ACLU is demanding the music festival create a written policy that is more inclusive of transgender people.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.27.19
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
consent

Coachella Is Taking Steps To Prevent Sexual Assault

Coachella's new Every One initiative will include trained counselors, consent guidelines, and "safety ambassadors" at this year's festival.
Leila Ettachfini
1.4.19
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
Music

Music Festival That Banned Cisgender Men Found Guilty of Discrimination

Statement Festival—a music event for cis women, nonbinary and transgender people—was found in violation Sweden's laws on gender-based discrimination.
Zing Tsjeng
12.19.18
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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
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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
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