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  • Weather at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago

    Weather at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago

    Pitchfork Music Festival is taking place at Union Park in Chicago on July 15-17, 2016. The outdoor festival features a diverse lineup of entertainment, including artists Brian Wilson, FKA Twigs, Blood Orange, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens and more. Pitchfork is a rain or shine event, so the festival...
  • Country Jam Wisconsin survival guide for 2016

    Country Jam Wisconsin survival guide for 2016

    Country Jam Wisconsin is a Country Music festival taking place in Eau Claire. Wisconsin on July 21-23, 2016. The line-up includes popular acts including Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Jake Owen, Cole Swindell, The Band Perry, Thomas Rhett and more. Country fans will want to keep healthy during...
  • Summerfest admission promotions for July 6-10 in Milwaukee

    Summerfest admission promotions for July 6-10 in Milwaukee

    Summerfest in Milwaukee opened on June 30 and runs through July 10, 2016. The music festival on the lakefront offers ways for patrons to save money on admission, usually for people who can arrive in the afternoon. Following are the admission promotions for July 6-10, 2016. Wed., July 6, 2016 July...
  • Summerfest 50 Free ticket promotion for 2017 on final day of 2016 festival

    Summerfest 50 Free ticket promotion for 2017 on final day of 2016 festival

    Milwaukee’s Summerfest, the “World’s Largest Music Festival,” is celebrating its 50-year anniversary by giving away free tickets to Summerfest 2017. Patrons who arrive at Summerfest on Sun., July 10 between noon-3 p.m. get free admission to this year’s festival and have a very good chance to...
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    Electric Forest 2016 recap: The magic of the forest

    Each year, thousands of festival-goers flock to Rothbury, Michigan to attend one of the most unique festivals in the world, Electric Forest. As a longtime attendee, it’s always exciting to see what each year has in store because you never know what to expect once you arrive, no matter how many times...
  • Pitbull to kick off Bad Man Tour at Summerfest in Milwaukee

    Pitbull to kick off Bad Man Tour at Summerfest in Milwaukee

    Latin superstar Pitbull will kick off his 'Pitbull: Bad Man Tour' at Marcus Amphitheater at Summerfest in Milwaukee, Wisc. on Thurs.June 30, 2016. The Grammy winning artist is touring with Latin star Prince Royce and special guest Farruko. Summerfest is 'The Largest Music Festival in the World' and...
  • Prohibited items at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago

    Prohibited items at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago

    The popular Pitchfork Music Festival is being held at Union Park in Chicago, Illinois on July 15-17, 2016. Pitchfork, which debuted in 2006, is celebrating the 11th edition of the festival in 2016. Pitchfork brings over 40 bands to play at Union Park over the three day period. The festival draws...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Hatebreed

    Whether they've headlined Sunset Station on a 35-degree rainy night in November or scorched the stage on a 100-degree August day at Sunken Gardens Theater the day after the Mayhem Festival trek ended, Hatebreed has been known to destroy everything in its path in San Antonio. When it's been four...
  • Best Moments of EDC Day 2

    Best Moments of EDC Day 2

    Day 2 of EDC seemingly had the least desirable lineup of the weekend, but after it was all said and done we were left overly impressed with the talent. Here is our favorite moments from Saturday: Shiba San Absolutely destroys cosmicMEADOW Sometimes there is a very rare moment of perfect...
  • Make America Rave Again: Best of EDC Day 1

    Make America Rave Again: Best of EDC Day 1

    Here is our top three highlights from day 1: 1. Eric Prydz shows EDC that circuitGROUNDS is the main stage. 2. Prydz throws down for an epic opening to the 20th anniversary celebration. 3. Pryda, Prydz, Cirez D? Take your pic you can have them all! In all seriousness, we here at AXS could not help...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Disturbed

    When Disturbed was forced to back out the night before headlining the Illusions Theater at the Alamodome on Feb. 9, 2011, due to vocal problems for singer David Draiman, San Antonians didn't count on the group going on a 3 1/2 year-plus hiatus before scheduling a "makeup" date. Or that it would take...
  • Deftones frontman Chino Moreno to perform inside Icelandic volcano

    Deftones frontman Chino Moreno to perform inside Icelandic volcano

    After releasing the latest Deftones studio album Gore earlier this year and launching a worldwide 2016 tour with the band, frontman Chino Moreno is determined to keep the momentum going while breaking new ground. On June 18, Moreno and 20 audience members will be lowered 400 ft into the magma...
  • 2016 Bumbershoot Festival Lodging Guide

    Best places to stay near Bumbershoot

    The Emerald City of Seattle, Washington is known for many things. It's Space Needle, built for the 1962 World's Fair, points to the stratosphere and beyond. Seattle's Pike Place Market is the Pacific Northwest's foremost fresh produce and fish-mongering center. Pike Place Market leads the world in...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Sixx A.M.

    When Nikki Sixx formed Sixx A.M. nearly a decade ago, he didn't want his main bandmates -- vocalist James Michael and guitarist DJ Ashba -- publicly viewed as two guys who just happened to be playing with the bassist of Motley Crue. So Sixx devoted the A.M. portion of the group's name to their...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Bullet For My Valentine

    There were several bands that used San Antonio's fourth annual River City Rockfest as the final stop of their U.S. swing before heading home or to other parts of the world. Few of them had the combination of speedy riffs, catchy melodies and intensity as Bullet For My Valentine. The natives of the...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Hellyeah

    When it comes to Hellyeah's music and live shows, there are always going to be hardened and stubborn traditionalists holding onto Chad Gray's past as the frontman of Mudvayne, Vinnie Paul's time drumming in Texas' most renowned metal band Pantera and, to a lesser degree, guitarist Tom Maxwell's past...
  • This may be taking it a bit far, but toilet paper really should be on everyone's to-bring list for a festival. Well, at least from a lady's

    Summer festival survival guide

    The summer music festival season is upon us. Wristbands are in the mail, daily schedules are being finalized, and attendees are perfecting their fashion. In all the excitement and fervor leading up to any festival weekend, it is easy to forget some of the practical necessities that are essential...
  • River City Rockfest: 'Into the Pit' with Hatebreed's Chris Beattie, Matt Byrne

    River City Rockfest: 'Into the Pit' with Hatebreed's Chris Beattie, Matt Byrne

    Hatebreed's music has always been filled with intensity, angst, rage and fury. Those four criteria help explain why the Connecticut-based quintet of vocalist Jamey Jasta, guitarists Wayne Lozinak and Frank Novinec, bassist Chris Beattie and drummer Matt Byrne has been revered by the underground...
  • Bunbury Music Festival start times

    Gates open at Bunbury Music Festival

    The Bunbury Music Festival is one of the largest alternative music festivals in the Cincinnati area. Located on the banks of the Ohio River, this festival contains three main stages and a wide variety of bands for this three-day musical event. Located at Sawyer’s Point Park, 705 East Pete Rose Way...
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    Day One of Boston Calling 2016 is Unforgettable Thanks to Sia and Sufjan

    The Boston Calling Music Festival took over Boston’s City Hall Plaza one last time this Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-May 29). What used to be a May/September affair, bringing two weekends full of music to the heart of Boston, is now an annual event; starting next May, it will also be a much larger...
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