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Chance The Rapper at Outside Lands Music Festival photos
Photos: Outside Lands Day Three with Lionel Richie, Ryan Adams, The Muppets and more

Walking through the main gates of Outside Lands, for the final time that weekend I found myself greeted by the expressionless stare of the large Range Dave statue that stood at its entrance. The enchant of Golden Gate park’s woodland grove was nearing its end, but the festival still had a few magical moments in […]

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Miguel channels David Bowie during special intimate School Night performance

I arrived at Bardot on Monday night for a special edition of School Night at 7:30 PM in an effort to nag a great spot in the tiny Hollywood venue. R&B singer Miguel was announced as the special headliner just an hour or so earlier, and I knew the place was going to be jam-packed. […]

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Duran Duran, Metric, Clean bandit deliver top Life is Beautiful day two sets

Night Terrors of 1927 Day two of Life is Beautiful was the most jam-packed day of the downtown Las Vegas festival schedule-wise. It makes sense. People that drove in from LA or flew in from elsewhere get to enjoy a full day’s worth of music whereas the other two days are sometimes eaten up by […]

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Mumford & Sons’ Bonnaroo redemption highlights Saturday

Two years ago, Mumford & Sons were set to headline Bonnaroo at the peak of their success. When bassist Ted Dwane had to undergo emergency brain surgery, the band had to cancel their appearance just two days before the festival. If redemption was what the London-based folk rockers were after, they got that in spades after […]

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Kendrick Lamar tops Bonnaroo highlights, freestyles with Chance the Rapper during Earth, Wind & Fire

Of all the festivals I’ve traveled to the past few months, I felt least prepared for Bonnaroo. Flying in from LA I could only bring a small one-person tent and carry-on bag but I lucked into camping with people a bit more prepared. We got into the line of cars to pull into the campgrounds […]

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