6 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Fest 2015 Saturday

There's nothing quite as invigorating as a quick burst of chaos. Just as Saturday afternoon was getting going in Chicago, a quick but torrential downpour…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2015 - 3:57 pm

Watch Bon Iver Debut Two New Songs At Eaux Claires Festival

There are, obviously, a lot of festivals these days. You have the establishment, your Bonnaroos and Lollapaloozas and Coachellas, the most massive and famous of…
Ryan Leas | July 19, 2015 - 2:22 pm

5 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Fest 2015 Friday

If you'll permit me to get self-indulgent here for a second, the Pitchfork Music Festival and I have some history. I was at the first…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2015 - 3:03 pm

The National Perform With Sufjan Stevens And Justin Vernon, Cover The Grateful Dead At Eaux Claires

Yesterday was the first day of the inaugural Eaux Claires festival, a small occasion in rural Wisconsin dreamt up and brought to life by Justin…
Ryan Leas | July 18, 2015 - 1:09 pm

Super Furry Animals, Stephen Malkmus, Screaming Females Turn Up 4Knots 2015

The Village Voice's annual midsummer 4Knots festival faced two logistical changes this year: a location switch-up and a transition from free to the modest general-admission…
Caitlin White | July 13, 2015 - 11:47 am

Alex Bleeker Reviews The Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well Shows

Last weekend at Soldier Field in Chicago, the Grateful Dead played a series of farewell shows with Phish frontman Trey Anastasio standing in for the
Alex Bleeker | July 8, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Morrissey Takes Manhattan With An Uneven Set, But An Admirable Ban On Chicken Fingers

Morrissey is one of those performers where, if you get the chance, you go. Maybe because you've seen videos or heard about the man's transfixing…
Ryan Leas | June 28, 2015 - 5:19 pm

The 5 Best Moments Of Firefly 2015 Sunday

After three days of cloud cover, Firefly’s final outing unfolded entirely in the hot, hot sun. The crowds thickened up, too, which made maneuvering around…
Patrick Hosken | June 22, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Artist Portraits From Firefly 2015 Sunday

Firefly is now officially over, but the buzz lingers. How could it not? The Killers covered Kings Of Leon, Sturgill Simpson had EDM kids do-si-doing
Stereogum | June 22, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Artist Portraits From Firefly 2015 Saturday

Firefly’s third day began with a massive Paul McCartney hangover. Luckily, that quickly gave way to a new batch of talented artists on the festival’s…
Stereogum | June 21, 2015 - 12:29 pm

The 5 Best Moments Of Firefly 2015 Saturday

The threat of rain hung heavy over Firefly’s third day. Guys in tank tops whispered it to their girlfriends while waiting in line for tacos.
Patrick Hosken | June 21, 2015 - 12:23 pm

Artist Portraits From Firefly 2015 Thursday & Friday

Since it launched in 2012, Firefly is still a new kid on the festival block, relatively speaking. But that youth gives Firefly the cool power…
Stereogum | June 20, 2015 - 12:23 pm

The 6 Best Moments Of Firefly 2015 Thursday & Friday

There’s a great funny-because-it’s-true joke in Wayne’s World that captures how the rest of the U.S. views Delaware. Wayne finds himself in front of a…
Patrick Hosken | June 20, 2015 - 12:09 pm

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2015

Not to be confused with Brooklyn’s Northside Festival, Denmark’s NorthSide Festival (note the capitalization!) takes place ever June in Aarhaus Denmark, and the fest celebrated…
Stereogum | June 19, 2015 - 11:14 am

Dear Spoon, Thanks For Playing “Metal Detektor” Last Night. Love, Kelly.

Spoon played two shows in Brooklyn this week, so we sent Stereogum Spoon correspondent and former Videogum editor Kelly Conaboy to report on her favorite
Kelly Conaboy | June 18, 2015 - 4:14 pm

5 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Sunday

Sundays at festivals can so often be a bittersweet thing. People are starting to get ragged, the festival grounds start to smell of some kind…
Ryan Leas | June 15, 2015 - 9:41 pm

Photos: Run The Jewels, Sleigh Bells, Vince Staples @ 50 Kent, Brooklyn 6/14/15

While a lot of New Yorkers headed down south for Bonnaroo, those left behind had the opportunity to check out dozens of shows at Brooklyn's…
Stereogum | June 15, 2015 - 12:52 pm

5 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Saturday

Saturday at Bonnaroo can sometimes be a tricky thing. While you’re in the thick of the weekend and things can get a little crazy around…
Ryan Leas | June 14, 2015 - 5:52 pm

7 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Thursday & Friday

By its early reputation and the sheer nature of it, Bonnaroo should be a complete mess. But the staff are universally nice and the people…
Ryan Leas | June 13, 2015 - 7:34 pm

Artist Portraits From Governors Ball 2015

New York City hosted the annual Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island this past weekend. Our local staff attended the three-day event, and you…
Stereogum | June 8, 2015 - 1:12 pm
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