Hundreds of costumed people carried flaming torches as they took to the streets of Shetland, in Scotland, during the annual Up Helly Aa festival to celebrate the island’s Norse heritage Read the rest of this article...
Elton John, the Who, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Pitbull, Trombone Shorty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ed Sheeran and T.I. are among dozens of acts slated to play the 2015 Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, one of the biggest and most diverse music festivals in the world.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which this year runs 4/24 – 5/3, has long been one of the weirdest and most all-over-the-place of America’s festivals, pushing way past the boundaries that its name implies and pulling in acts from wherever the hell. And this year’s list of headliners makes basically no sense whatsoever: [...]
Considered the nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance, DanceAfrica is a heritage and community celebration centered on the diverse dance forms of the African Diaspora held annually in New York City, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Chicago. DanceAfrica has showcased troupes based both in Africa and the African Diaspora ranging in style from indigenous […]
What You'll Be Creating In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), National Day is celebrated each year on December 2, with amazing fireworks, festive shows, concerts, heritage displays, and a no-work holiday for everyone! The day marks he UAE's...Show More Summary
Next year, AXS TV will broadcast 70 hours of live music from five of A.E.G.'s festivals, including Coachella and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
A Louisiana music festival says CeeLo Green no longer fits the concert's "wholesome family environment"... so he's been axed from headlining the event.Organizers for the Gretna Heritage Festival released a statement saying Joan Jett and the…
After shitting out a string of tweets that promoted the wrongheaded idea that "People who have been really raped REMEMBER!!!," CeeLo Green has been dropped by the Gretna Heritage Festival in Louisiana as its headlining artist. This follows Green being dropped as a performer at a D.C. naval base. Read more...
After a successful run performing at the Earth Day Fest, French Quarter Festival, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival this past spring and a brief summer hiatus while some of the band travelled, the samba funk band is back in town. Show More Summary
These broad-shouldered parishioners are back, and ready for another heavy lift to commemorate their heritage in Italy and, later, in East Harlem.
The young man who killed himself by diving under an Iron Heritage Festival passenger train underwent treatment in mental health facilities as recently as four days before his death, according to Montour County Coroner Scott E. Lynn.
Glammy powerpop heroes Cheap Trick are keeping the flame alive on tour this summer, playing a mix of headliling dates, some package tour shows with other "heritage" acts and festival appearances, like Riot Fest in Chicago. They're also on...
17-19 Oct The Australian Heritage Hotel is set to host the 10th year of its annual beer festival when it packs out its long-held spot on the corner Cumberland Street...
Today is the big LGBT Heritage of Pride March and Festival today. With Grand Marshals Laverne Cox (breakout star of Orange Is The New Black), Rea Carney (Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force) and Jonathan Groff...Show More Summary
In 18 years, the American Black Film Festival has migrated from Acapulco, Mexico, to Los Angeles, California, to Miami, Florida and now New York City. The locations have varied; the mission to bring African heritage films to audiences...Show More Summary
Michael Musto reports at Out Magazine: Promoter Brandon Voss tells me he’s being sued by Heritage of Pride for promoting “NYC Pride” clubs events (the bashes are for Matinee and Supreme Festival) since HOP has trademarked that name. An emergency injunction was issued, and they’re suing for damages. Show More Summary
The annual Reggae in the Desert festival is returning to Downtown Las Vegas, with a rasta-rific line-up, including Don Carlos, Morgan Heritage, Fortunate Youth, and Collie Buddz.
Save Temples International Short Film Festival is organized by Global Hindu Heritage... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
Clear your calendar and head to Avon, Ohio, as this is the weekend when the city celebrates all things duct tape. To be specific, it?s all about the Duck Tape brand of the silver stuff, as the 11th annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape Festival takes place June 13-15. Show More Summary
The behemoths of the music festival season — Coachella, SXSW, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival — have passed. Before you toss your flower crown into the compost pile, consider that the best of the summer music festival lineup is yet to come. Show More Summary