Festivals

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Honey Dijon Is Not Here for All You Bros

"It can’t all just be: let’s do some pills and get some gak and go to a party and try and shag girls."
Sirin Kale
7.18.17
Features

Festivals Need to be More Political than Ever

Ahead of this week's UK general election, we asked concert-goers about the intricacies of parliament.
Simon Doherty
6.7.17
Features

Aphex Twin and Abra Dominated Yet Another Fun-Filled Field Day

The sun shone! There was a new stage! It still took eleven hours to leave!
Adrian Choa
6.6.17
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

How to Party This Festival Season Without Destroying Your Health

Sun burns, heat stroke, dehydration—oh my!
Anna Codrea-Rado
5.30.17
Features

7 Tips for Starting Your Own DIY Music Festival

The organizers of Halifax's OBEY Convention tell us how they've survived a decade of rejecting the mainstream.
Michael Rancic
5.25.17
Features

Here's Every Lame Dance Music Festival You'll Go to This Summer

From the swanky and the salubrious to the grim and grotty, here's every possible weekend you'll have between now and September.
Angus Harrison
5.24.17
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Tiga, Prins Thomas, The Black Madonna, and More to Play Piknic Électronik 2017

The Montreal summer series unveils this year's lineup featuring Honey Soundsystem, Jacques Greene, and Roman Flügel.
VICE Canada Staff
5.4.17
Features

How to Throw a Destination Music Festival That Doesn't End in Disaster

As Fyre Festival proved recently, throwing extravagant events in far-flung locales is no easy task.
Alexandra Posadzki
5.4.17
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Ja Rule's $12,000 Luxury Festival Turns into Total Disaster

People reportedly paid up to $12,000 per head to be stranded in the Bahamas at Fyre Festival.
Tshepo Mokoena
4.28.17
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I Don’t Get Why Anyone Would Ever Want to Go to a Festival on a Cruise Ship

Sailing the seven seas with nothing but EDM and inflatable crocodiles for company is the done thing these days—but why?
Josh Baines
4.11.17
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VELD Announces 2017 Lineup Featuring Major Lazer, Future, Slushii, and More

The Toronto festival will also see performances from Tiesto, Migos, and Tory Lanez.
THUMP Canada Staff
4.4.17
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A Beer Company Is Providing Free Water at Ultra Music Festival This Year

Heineken is giving out complimentary water during the Miami-based festival.
Anna Codrea-Rado
3.24.17