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Laura Mason
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Burning The Clocks: A UK Fest That Rails Against Christmastime Consumerism
by  Laura Mason
Instead of holing up in shopping malls this time of year, why not burn stuff in a huge bonfire instead?
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EXIT Festival Jumps Into the Croatia Fest Scene with Sea Star
by  Laura Mason
It's called Sea Star, and there's already a major headliner announced.
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Carl Cox Will Curate Australia's First-Ever Babylon Festival
by  Laura Mason
Carl Cox cannot slow down.
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Cutest Festie Kids of 2016
by  Laura Mason
Cute overload ahead.
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This Mevlana Whirling Dervishes Video is Totally Hypnotizing
by  Laura Mason
Festies will love this mesmerizing video of Turkish dervishes whirling to 360-degree projections.
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Firefly Will Have the First-Ever Fan-Voted Lineup
by  Laura Mason
Start voting for who you wanna see today.
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Burning Man Announces Its 2017 Art Theme
by  Laura Mason
Don't look for the Man in his usual place...
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XLIVE Mixes Festival Fun with Conference-Style Learning for Industry Leaders and Enthusiasts
by  Laura Mason
The Las Vegas conference is shifting the way festival industry leaders learn from one another and enact change.
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Ultra's Resistance To Span Two Stages in 2017, Include Carl Cox At Megastructure
by  Laura Mason
Carl Cox, Sasha & John Digweed, Seth Troxler and more will headline ULTRA's concept project.
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How The Festival Community Can Make a Huge Impact on Giving Tuesday
by  Laura Mason
You don't have to be a wealthy philanthropist to make a difference today.
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40 Photos from Strawberry Fields That Will Make You Want to Hop on a Plane
by  Laura Mason
These images from one of our fave Australian events make us miss our summer of festing.
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Score 2 Passes to Day for Night, Houston's Hottest Festival
by  Laura Mason
This is arguably Texas's hottest festival right now.
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Comedy Central Just Announced Its Very Own Comedy Festival
by  Laura Mason
Major LOLs are ahead.
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Ultra Music Festival Just Swooped In with a Huge 2017 Lineup
by  Laura Mason
It's the heaviest 2017 lineup we've seen yet.
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Best Fest Quest 2017: The Final Nominees
by  Laura Mason
Which festivals are nominated? Where are they located? Find out here.
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Noise Pop Festival Drops 25th Anniversary Lineup
by  Laura Mason
Vince Staples, Deafheaven and Ty Segall top the first phase of artists for the Bay Area fest.
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Pack Your Swimsuits! Okeechobee Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
by  Laura Mason
Four days of music, yoga, swimming, dancing, art and more in the sunshine state from March 2nd - 5th
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These 44 Photos of Suwannee Hulaween Will Cast a Serious Spell on You
by  Laura Mason
Otherworldy lights blaring through the trees, spooky costumes, and music magic.
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Djakarta Warehouse Project Is Where Dance Music Aficionados Go to Party in Asia
by  Laura Mason
Its 2016 lineup is huge.
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We Saw Some of the Coolest Halloween Costumes Ever at Voodoo Experience
by  Laura Mason
It's the perfect dovetail of Halloween costume insanity and New Orleans masquerade culture.
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Win an Epic Festival Adventure in 20 Seconds
by  Laura Mason
Two tickets plus airfare to any festival in the world... all you have to do is vote to enter.
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In Photos: Amsterdam Dance Event Is Electronic Music's Most Important Gathering
by  Laura Mason
375,000 people converged in the Netherlands' capital for dance music's hottest event.
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Rainy Day People of Beach Goth 2016
by  Laura Mason
Cloudy skies and so much rain didn't keep costumed festies from raging.
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Envision's 2016 Aftermovie Makes Our Hearts Ache for Warm Festival Days
by  Laura Mason
Take us back to the jungle.