Photo: Bassnectar thrills with a heavy and relentless set. (@ajrphotos) On Saturday morning, lightning ripped through the sky as thunderous claps echoed in response. Later that night, BangOn!NYC attendees experienced different kinds of lights and applause.
What do a fire breathing dragon, a pirate ship and Bassnectar all have in common? Aside from being collectively badass, you can also expect to see all three of these things at BangOn!NYC‘s Elements Music & Arts Festival on August 11th! What you won’t find there however is loud corporate presence or uncomfortable crowds. It’s a refreshing break […]
All photos by Alive Coverage Our Memorial Day weekend trip has left us feeling young again. This sense of refreshment is all thanks to Brooklyn’s BangOn!NYC, who brought their expanded Elements Lakewood Festival back to a Pennsylvania summer camp for a second time. In between sets from scene heavyweights like Claude VonStroke, Maceo Plex, REZZ, Shpongle and […]
UPDATE 1/13/15 The official Bonnaroo lineup is here, and WHAT A LINEUP INDEED! For headliners you’re looking at the Piano Man Billy Joel, returning acts Mumford and Sons and one of rap and hip-hops finest, Kendrick Lamar. For the first time ever, it’s been said that an EDM act will also be taking a coveted […]
Next up on my list of out of town festivals is Something Wicked in Houston, TX. After traveling for Forecastle, I figured why not keep the “party down south” thing going? Besides, in Texas it’s festival weather year round. When I saw the opportunity, I broke out in the words of Matthew Mcconaughey, “Alright, Alright, […]