Mesfin Fekadu Associated Press Published 2:08 PM EDT Aug 16, 2019 New York – Fifty years after Woodstock, the mystical and messy event that gave birth to a myriad of musical festivals, the entertainment industry is diluted with festivals and events like it – some genre specific, some extremely diverse and others offering experiences in addition to music, ranging from food to art, in order to appeal to wider audiences. And while there have been historic moments at music festivals since Woodstock – from Prince’s 8-minute cover of Radiohead’s “Creep” at Coachella in 2008 to Radiohead’s groundbreaking Bonnaroo set in 2006 to Beyoncé’s black pride summit at last year’s Coachella – could what happened at Woodstock be replicated? “It’s hard to compare any modern-day festival to what occurred at the original Woodstock. It was a cultural event that was a watershed happening that captured the imagination of … [Read more...] about 50 years after Woodstock, can festivals match its magic?
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Jon Marcus Globe correspondent April 10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Michael Emery gestured past towering palm trees toward the snow-tipped San Jacinto mountains jutting from the desert against a sky of unblemished blue.“How could you not be inspired by this environment?” he said, smiling as the sun beat down.Emery, an artist, was talking about the beauty that surrounds this longtime retirement destination, notable as a preserve of midcentury modern architecture and past-their-prime celebrities including Barry Manilow and Suzanne Somers. Advertisement Then he pointed in the other direction, toward trendy restaurants and galleries and hip new hotels along South Palm Canyon Drive, with roof bars and spin studios, all busy catering to a notably young and fashionable clientele. Get The Weekender in your inbox: The Globe's top picks for … [Read more...] about Music fests make these cities center stage
By Vanessa Franko | [email protected] | The Press-EnterprisePUBLISHED: April 7, 2019 at 5:47 pm | UPDATED: April 7, 2019 at 6:52 pm The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival announced one of the performers near the top of its lineup for 2019 will not be making an appearance after all. The festival tweeted on Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m. that Solange, as in Solange Knowles, has dropped off the bill. Sign up for our Festival Pass newsletter. Whether you are a Coachella lifer or prefer to watch from afar, get weekly dispatches during the Southern California music festival season. Subscribe here. “Due to major production delays, Solange will unfortunately no longer be performing at this year’s festival. She sends her sincerest apologies, and looks forward to performing at Coachella in the future,” the festival tweeted. Due to major production delays, Solange will unfortunately no longer be performing at this year's festival. She sends her sincerest apologies, and looks … [Read more...] about Coachella 2019: Solange cancels festival performance
SANTIAGO, CHILE - MARCH 17: Chance the Rapper performs during the second day of Lollapalooza Chile 2018 at Parque O'Higgins on March 17, 2018 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images) Chance the Rapper will headline the second day of the three day Day N Night Festival held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim Friday, September 8-Sunday, Sept. 10. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: Chance The Rapper accepts the Humanitarian Award onstage at 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images ) Chance the Rapper poses upon his arrival at the BET Awards ceremony, on June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. / AFP PHOTO / CHRIS DELMASCHRIS DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images Courtesy Adeeb Haidari - Chance the Rapper performed Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the City National Civic as a guest of the F8 … [Read more...] about Outside Lands lineup: What acts will headline the 2019 festival?
Updated 6:06 am PST, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018 file photo, Cardi B performs at Jingle Ball at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The 2019 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will feature Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Post Malone, the Lumineers and multiple sets from Phish. The lineup was released Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 for the June 13-16 outdoor music festival held annually in Manchester, Tenn. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) less FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018 file photo, Cardi B performs at Jingle Ball at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The 2019 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will feature Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Post Malone, the ... more Photo: Chris Pizzello, Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Photo: Chris Pizzello, Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Image 1 of / 1 … [Read more...] about Childish Gambino, Post Malone, Cardi B to play Bonnaroo fest