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Wayhome Music & Arts Festival ’15 Preview: Best of Kaytranada Mix

With less than two weeks until Republic Live’s first ever Wayhome Music & Arts Festival in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada (tickets), I’ve been listening to as many of the acts as possible. One of my most anticipated acts has to be producer (and Remix Friday favorite) Kaytranada. I noticed that Spotify doesn’t exactly do justice to […]

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FESTIVALIST ’15: Wayhome Music & Arts Festival – Daily Line-up & Map

Festival-goers been talking about the first edition of Wayhome Music & Arts Festival since early February. Now the true excitement is building with less than two months to go until the Republic Live/AC Entertainment takes over the former Burl’s Creek grounds in Oro-Medonte, Ontario. An early preview of the festival map was just released along […]

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Festivalist ’15: Wayhome Music & Arts Festival – 7/24-7/26 – Oro-Medonte, Ontario

WHAT: Wayhome Music & Arts Festival WHERE: Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada WHEN: July 24th-July 26th HOW MUCH: $168-$240+fees USD/$210-290+fees Canadian (GA), $600-$2,500+fees Canadian (VIP). Tickets on sale Monday, 2/16 at noon EST. ACCOMMODATIONS: Ticket price comes with camping pass HEADLINERS: Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Alt J UNDERCARD: Modest Mouse, Hozier, Bassnectar, The Decemberists, St. Vincent, Girl […]

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Festivalist ’15: Forecastle Fest – July 17-19 – Louisville, KY

WHAT: Forecastle Fest WHERE: Waterfront Park, Louisville, KY WHEN: July 17th-July 19th HOW MUCH: $156.25-$212.55 (GA), $399+fees (VIP). Tickets on sale 1/30 at noon. HEADLINERS: Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic UNDERCARD: Modest Mouse, Cage The Elephant, Houndmouth, Tweedy, The Tallest Man On Earth, Portugal. The Man, The Gaslight Anthem, First Aid Kit, Desaparecidos, […]

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Festivalist ’15: Early 2015 Music Festival Outlook

The January release of Coachella’s 2015 line-up set off a domino effect for music fest organizers to get their wares out sooner than expected. Coachella only set loose their 2015 poster two days earlier than 2014, but I don’t recall the wave of line-up releases coming this fast and furious last year. The lack of […]

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LIVE REVIEW: MO POP Festival Highlights – Sterling Heights, MI – 7/12/14

The second edition of Mo Pop Festival went off without a hitch last Saturday and brought together a laundry list of indie pop/folk bands on an ideal sunny day. Fans could legitimately see 14 bands across two stages in one day, not to mention gorge on craft beer, Detroit’s finest food trucks, vaudeville performances and […]

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SHOW PREVIEW: MO POP Fest – Freedom Hill – 7/12/14

The second iteration of Freedom Hill’s MO POP Festival returns this weekend with a line-up that reads like your favorite blogger’s wish list. If you want established folk and rock acts, MO POP has City and Colour, Cold War Kids and Young the Giant. Are you into rising indie artists like The Neighbourhood, Bad Suns […]