The 10 Hottest Emerging Acts at Fun Fun Fun Fest’s 10th Anniversary

Fun Fun Fun Fest is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year! Often abbreviated as FFF or F3F or F^3 or Fx3 (you get the picture), the festival is known for its laid-back atmosphere and eclectic array of music, comedy, sports and art as well as a giant taco cannon that shoots out 36 tacos per round. … Read more

Meet Kiona

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Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down with the gents of Austin’s very own indie rock band, Kiona. In addition to playing regular shows around the Live Music Capitol of the World, the four members have made a name for themselves in the local scene by becoming regulars at festivals like SXSW and RedGorilla Music … Read more

A Jester’s Dozen: This Summer’s Top 12 Comedy Festivals

Update: The Megaphone Marathon has released their lineup; this piece reflects the changes. While music festivals rule the fest roost during the summertime, comedy fests aren’t nothing to laugh at, err, wait, or actually they are, but, you know what I mean. Be you humor neophyte or comedy nerd, these twelve diverse festivals have something … Read more

The Inaugural Laid Back Festival Announces Lineup!

In its very first year, Laid Back Festival has curated a heavy-hitting lineup of musical talent that includes American rock veterans The Doobie Brothers, Grammy winner Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers and New York based indie rockers City of the Sun. At the helm of this musical endeavor is industry legend Gregg Allman who, with his … Read more

The 2015 Fuji Rock Festival Lineup is Here!

Held at the scenic Naeba Ski Resort, the Fuji Rock Festival is the largest outdoor musical event in Japan, and they have just announced their lineup for 2015! This year, the featured headliners are alternative rock crooners Foo Fighters, former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher and experimental rockers Muse. Other noteworthy acts include Motohead, Flume, deadmau5, Bell and … Read more

WayHome Festival Announces its First Ever Lineup!

The Bonnaroo-esque music event known as WayHome Festival will be gracing venues throughout Toronto from July 24th-26th. This highly anticipated festival promises a lineup that features some of the biggest acts in the contemporary music world. The bill includes industry veteran Neil Young, the seemingly unstoppable Kendrick Lamar, English crooner Sam Smith, indie rockers Alt-J and ukulele … Read more

Float Fest Announces 2015 Lineup!

Cool off in the San Marcos River as you tube your way to the Cool River Ranch for Float Fest!  This year, the aquatic event will feature Austin locals Ghostland Observatory, folk crooners Local Natives and electronic rockers Phantogram. Other noteworthy talents include Youngblood, Paul Wall, The Eastern Sea and Quiet Company. Combining two summertime favorites, Float Fest … Read more