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Music + Events

There’s nothing that brings us out more out than concerts, festivals, and big events like Burning Man.

Each year we take our ground level reporting up a level on everything from film festivals like Sundance to huge music festivals like Coachella, SXSW, and Bonnaroo.

At the same time, the biggest stokes of all might just be stumbling upon lesser known, or fully unknown music, and sharing it with the rest of the world.

Music + Events Articles

12 Seattle bands and musicians to add to your playlist NOW

by Andrew Elijah and Anne Hoffman

Flipping for Quebec City: Bruno Gagnon and his circus company

by Matador Media House

We are wired for ceremony: Why Burning Man is in our DNA

by Joshywashington

Asheville’s musicians are blending traditional and contemporary sounds, and the results are phenomenal

by Jason Frye

Where to see incredible live music in Denver

by Tim Wenger

The ultimate, dead-simple packing list for your summer music festival

by Emma Thieme

DJs worldwide give new life to an archive of 35,000 African songs

by PRI's The World

Mississippi is the birthplace of American music. Here’s proof

by Anne Hoffman

Malaysia’s Thaipusam festival. Warning: Some of these pics are gnarly.

by Stefano Tomassetti

Watch: this all-women mariachi band is owning the genre

by Amanda Machado

This African-American duo is breaking K-pop stereotypes

by PRI's The World

8 underground music festivals to check out before they go mainstream

by Shannon Dell

South Africa is telling some radio stations they need to play almost all local music

by PRI's The World

Watch this Zapotec woman’s incredible MC skills as she rhymes for social equality in Mexico

by Amanda Machado

The 5 best European LGBT festivals left in 2016

by Adam Groffman

8 must-see LGBT festivals around the world

by All in Life

16 things you’re doing wrong at concerts (according to your bouncer)

by Jon Young

5 things you didn’t know about Cinco de Mayo

by Alice Latham
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