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Goodwood Festival Of Speed Central Feature Honors Mazda's Motorsports Heritage

It's that lovely time of year... when a large group of motoring and speed obsessed folks trek to the very large lawn of one Lord March in the south of England. It's time for the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and this year Mazda will be sharing a large share of the spotlight. The automaker's motorsports heritage is being featured and honored...

Deer Tick's John McCauley playing shows at City Winery locations in Nashville, Chicago, NYC and Napa City

Deer Tick frontman John McCauley is playing some solo shows this year around the band's tour schedule. While Deer Tick are playing Newport Folk Fest afterparties, Lockin' Festival and more, John's doing a series called "Four Nights at City...

Photos from Charlotte Bluegrass Festival 2015

Day 1 of the 43rd Charlotte Bluegrass Festival in Charlotte, Michigan was kicked off by The Blankenships, a well-known and respected family in Michigan bluegrass circles. Folk legend, Joel Mabus, followed with his special brand of old time music. Tony Holt brought his Wildwood Valley Boys […]

Bush, Musgraves, Keen Make for Eclectic Telluride Bluegrass Festival

The official name of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, now in its 42nd year, is actually the Telluride Bluegrass and Country Music Festival. The event attracts roughly 12,000 folks to picturesque Telluride, Colorado, every summer solstice for a four-day gathering of world-class music. Although the country part of the name has...

Today's Top 5: Saturday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, June 20, 2015 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Margarita Wars at Rooftop 210 • Juneteenth Festival of the Carolinas at IndependenceShow More Summary

Burry Man Meet Straw Bear: The Delightfully Bizarre Costumes Of British Folklore Festivals

Pagans, witches and straw bears roam Britain's folk festivals, photographed in a new book. In a land not so far away, the natives wear suits made of burrs and straw. They stitch their clothing with hundreds of shiny buttons and paint their bodies green. They celebrate primal rituals using bonfires and mind-altering sacraments. This place is the United Kingdom. Read Full Story

Watch the Entire 'Queer as Folk' ATX Festival Reunion Panel (Exclusive Video)

Creators Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman were joined by Gale Harold, Peter Paige, Robert Gant and Randy Harrison for a look back at the ground-breaking LGBT drama. read more

ATX Television Festival: The QUEER AS FOLK Reunion

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Badass Digest

Ten years after it went off the air, the crew behind the groundbreaking QUEER AS FOLK got back together. Read more...

Iggy Azalea Axed From Pittsburgh Pride After Planned Boycott From LGBT Groups

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Folks in Pittsburgh have been up in arms ever since it was announced that Iggy Azalea would be headlining the city’s Pride festival this weekend. But they can all relax because the 25-year-old rapper just announced she won’t be making an appearance after all. Upon learning Azaela would be performing, several LGBT groups, including the Pittsburgh chapter of Gay, Lesbian […]

Weekend Updatery and Miscellaneous, 6/8/15

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

A catchall post for a few things.  I spent the weekend in Berkeley, California for the inaugural Bay Area Book Festival, and in my opinion the folks running it did pretty well for the first shot at... Read More

The next Tales of game looks beary interesting

As we're waiting for Tales of Zestiria's Western release to hit stores, the folks at Bandai Namco have announced the next Tales of game at the Tales of Festival in Yokohama. From the looks of it, Tales of Berseria might have the bear essentials to be a fun installment in the series. Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Saturday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, June 6, 2015 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • SEAC's 2nd Annual Southeast Asian Street Food Festival at Midwood International Cultural Center • Taste of Charlotte in Uptown Charlotte • Squirt Day Party f. Show More Summary

Burning Man 9 percent tax approved by Nevada lawmakers

Burning Man began as a bonfire on San Francisco's Baker Beach in 1986 where a handful of folks celebrated the summer solstice. It's now a week-long festival that drew almost 66,000 revelers last year to Black Rock City, the temporary Nevada desert town that springs up in late summer to support the event. Show More Summary

Guess Which State Pride Proclamation Excludes LGBT Folks?

Whoops! A welcome letter signed by Indiana Governor Mike Pence for this year's Indianapolis Pride festivities left out any mention of LGBT people. read more

Los Angeles Bread Festival is coming

If you're a baker or want to be, or just really, really love great bread, you might want to head to Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles this weekend for the Los Angeles Bread Festival. Organized by the folks at Grand Central, the bread festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, from 9...

This Week in Jazz: 2015 DC Jazz Festival Edition

This Week in Jazz: DCist makes its picks for the 2015 DC Jazz Festival. This is just a partial list, folks. [ more › ]

News: New Music Festival Just Large Empty Field To Do Drugs In

4 weeks agoHumor : The Onion

MOUNT STERLING, KY—Declaring the event a rousing success so far, organizers confirmed more than 45,000 people turned out Wednesday for the first annual Cavalcade Folk and Roots Festival, a four-day gathering that consists solely of a big empty field to do drugs in. Show More Summary

East of Tallinn: Orient music festival

Hakassian folk music and dance ensemble - Ülger The Orient music festival in Tallinn, Estonia, began its week long activities with an afternoon ethno-musicology conference, a film premiere and ambassador's reception (25 May 2015). After...Show More Summary

Music At Mass Transit

This should be fun. The Old Town School of Folk Music and the CTA are teaming up to bring free concerts to commuters for a week in June, at 40 different subway stations. The Iron Heart Chicago festival website says,"June 10-17, 2015 - 1 week. Show More Summary

Newport Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years Since Bob Dylan Went Electric

last monthNews : Huffington Post

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — This year's Newport Folk Festival plans to pay tribute to the moment when Bob Dylan made rock history by going electric 50 years ago. The festival, noted for introducing performers who later became big stars, will have a secret lineup of musicians billed as '65 Revisited. Show More Summary

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