I just read a post on On An Overgrown Path concerning the fact that wealthy people who sit on boards of major music festivals are the people calling the shots about the future of "classical" music.I can only quote Captain Renault: Rich people who love music have ALWAYS been the reason that "classical music" institutions survive. Show More Summary
Attention, Gleeks — yeah, we’re talking to you. As you might already know (duh!), Christmas is right around the corner now, and Glee is helping us get into the festive swing of things. In fact, they JUST aired their “Previously Unaired Episode” on December 6. (Have you checked out our recap yet?) And now, we’ve got... More »
The rapidly growing festival, which is scheduled for March 21-22, 2013 at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, will feature headliners the Flaming Lips, David Guetta, Ellie Goulding, Kaskade, Zedd, Chromeo, Explosions in the Sky, Tyler the Creator, Phantogram, Pusha T, The Glitch Mob, Danny Brown, Seth Troxler, and Wavves. Show More Summary
Nashville band Moon Taxi has had another landmark year, appearing on bigger and bigger stages at events like Hangout Music Festival and following up 2012’s Cabaret with full-length Mountains Beaches Cities. Now, the band is set to release...Show More Summary
The European Festival Awards has announced its latest nominees. The winners of this coveted prize will be announced during the Eurosonic Noorderslag music industry gathering in Gronigen on January 15th. This year's nominees are: Best...Show More Summary
Parsifal in Beijing, October 2013 Wagner's Parsifal received its premiere in China in October this year in a production at the 16th Beijing Music Festival. A co-production with the Salzburg Easter Festival where Michael Schulz's production was seen in March this year. Show More Summary
Sun 26 Jan 2014 The Rocks annual Australia Day festivities attract some of the most loved music acts in the country. This year, the program includes performances from...
This is the second of three episodes covering Portland’s Streetcar Mobile Music Fest. I did a sneak preview of the festival a while back and episode one is available here. Filed under: Transit Sleuth TV, Video, Wanderings Tagged: smmf, streetcar mobile music festival, thanks
High on the list of Twangville highlights this year was the June music festival that we held in Cambridge, MA. Newly crowned Boston Music Award winners Session Americana anchored the Friday show, joined by a some very special guests. Bill Janovitz, one of the performers that night, stopped by a recent Session Americana performance and [...]
By Brian Smith, Jr.: SFX Entertainment (SFXE) touts in its first earnings release as a public company that the "revolution has begun," with the electronic music festival company growing its attendance by 40% pro-forma for its myriad acquisitions in the quarter. Show More Summary
Without a chance to brush up on my poor speaking or understanding of French, I was whisked away from LA to Montréal, Canada after an invite came into my inbox to attend the 3rd annual world music conference/festival, Mundial Montréal!...Show More Summary
Inventing technological hacks in short time is one thing. At CTM Festival in Berlin, we want to push collaborative participants to go further. First, invent the technology for performance. Then, invent the performance – and be ready to perform publicly – and it do it all in just one week. Show More Summary
Get ready for fun in the Wisconsin sun y'all. Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Brantley Gilbert are a few of the newly announced headliners taking the stage during the annual 2014 edition of Country Thunder music fest in Twin Lakes, Wisc. next summer. Continue on here for complete details!
I'm headed back to Southbank for the final weekend of the Rest Is Noise Festival. On Saturday, I'll give a talk about early-21st-century music, presenting four "case studies" (Georg Friedrich Haas, Liza Lim, Stefan Prins, John Luther Adams); and on...
The critically acclaimed Big Ears Music Festival is returning to Knoxville this March for their first event since 2010.
Since 2009 the Big Ears Festival has brought a massive slate of experimental music to Knoxville, Tennessee, and they’ve just announced their lineup for next spring (the festival occurs during the weekend of March 28-30). It’s kind of hard to contain my excitement here since I’m a sucker for this sort of thing, but if [...]
Artists Maotik & Fraction created this glitchy, brain-melting installation at the 2013 MUTEK art/music festival in Montreal. Titled "Dromos," it's meant to push on the concept of dromology, the perception of a compression of space-t...
Treefort Music Festival will return for its third annual year in 2014 from March 20-23 across various venues in Downtown Boise, ID. The initial lineup was just announced and it includes Run the Jewels (who also just announced a...
Mary J. Blige is already bringing festive cheer to homes across America with her amazingly-titled seasonal album A Mary Christmas but ups the ante with suitably nostalgic video for “My Favorite Things” — The Sound Of Music standard also featured on Kelly Clarkson‘s Wrapped In Red. So what are Mary’s favorite things? It would seem that... More »
Big Ears Festival, a three-day event that joins modern classical music and adventurous rock acts in venues around Knoxville, TN, will host its first festival since 2010 on March 28-30. Composer Steve Reich acts as the artist-in-resident, with Ensemble...