Festival Preview: Musicfest NW


The major anatomy of the summer festival circuit is well know—Coachella, Bonnaroo, Pitchfork Music Festival, Lollapalooza, et al. But over the past few years Portland’s own Musicfest NW has picked up steam as one of the season’s more recognized festivals. Now in its 17th year, with over a dozen different participating venues, MFNW is considered

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Preview: FYF Fest 2012


FYF Fest takes place this weekend (which is Labor Day weekend), September 1 and 2 at the L.A. State Historic Park in downtown Los Angeles. If you went to the adventures of Pete & Pete REUNION this past Tuesday, presented by FYF along with Cinefamily and featuring the reunited Polaris (!), we want photos and

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Preview: Berlin Festival


Berlin Festival, taking place September 7-8 in Berlin, Germany is a great reason to visit the city. You can go early for the music and stay after the fest is over, because your festival wristband not only gets you into the festival grounds, but the entire city by entitling you to various discounts with vendors

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Festival Preview: Bumbershoot


Bumbershoot has been around for a while – this will be their 42nd year of gathering some of the most interesting and stimulating music and art in Seattle, Wash. This year it will take place September 1-3, which is Labor Day weekend, at the Seattle Center. This will no doubt be a weekend of wildly

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Preview: Afro-Punk Festival 2012


“I would see more black people with mohawks than I’d ever seen my entire life. You see people who you thought you were the only one of.” -P.O.S., musician From August 25-26 the  8th annual Afro-Punk will go down in Brooklyn’s Commodore Berry Park. This will be a full-on culture fest for not only the

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