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2015 In Review

The 14 Weirdest Music Festival Attractions Of 2015

It isn't news anymore that festivals have become a major cornerstone in the music industry. It didn't used to be like this: There weren't dozens…
Ryan Leas | December 18, 2015 - 1:29 pm

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Foo Fighters Announce First US Show In 19 Months

Although Foo Fighters got together for a star-studded private charity gig late last year, they haven't played a proper public concert since late 2015. We…
Chris DeVille | January 3, 2017 - 12:00 pm

BottleRock 2016 Lineup

Napa Valley, California's BottleRock Festival is the rare music festival that does not give one solitary fuck about being cool, which might by why the
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2016 - 11:56 am

BottleRock 2015 Lineup

The California wine country music festival BottleRock returns to Napa Valley this spring, and its lineup is as bizarre as ever. You might recall that…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2015 - 3:37 pm

Gabe Asks Spin Doctors For Some Wild ’90s Road Stories

Here's the final video from our adventures at Napa Valley's BottleRock Festival. You saw Stereogum's wine and music correspondent Gabe Delahaye chat with a wide…
Scott Lapatine | June 11, 2014 - 1:25 pm

Watch Matt And Kim And Gabe’s Informative Wine Tasting At BottleRock ’14

At Napa Valley's BottleRock festival, comedian Gabe Delahaye invited Brooklyn indie synth-pop heroes Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino to an indie wine tasting. The duo…
Scott Lapatine | June 9, 2014 - 3:24 pm

Ed Kowalczyk Has Karaoke Advice For Live Fans

Yesterday we showed you some ridiculous videos we produced with the wide assortment of performers (No Age, Blues Traveler, Matisyahu, and others) at this year's…
Scott Lapatine | June 6, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Watch Stereogum’s Minutes Of BottleRock With No Age, Blues Traveler, Matisyahu, & More; Hosted By Gabe Delahaye

Back in April, we wondered if Napa Valley's second BottleRock festival offered the strangest festival lineup of 2014. Headline sets from the Cure, OutKast, and…
Scott Lapatine | June 5, 2014 - 1:42 pm

BottleRock 2014 Sunday: Thee Oh Sees And Deerhunter Deliver Strong Sets For Small Crowds

It's not uncommon for a festival's last day to be something of a comedown. It's Sunday, and everyone's sunburnt and hungover and staring down the…
Ryan Leas | June 2, 2014 - 1:59 pm

BottleRock 2014 Saturday: OutKast And Weezer Deliver The Hits, No Age Open For Smash Mouth

Every now and then, it's good to reorient your perspective. At any given more established or mainstream festival stocked with your usual indie mainstays, No…
Ryan Leas | June 1, 2014 - 3:38 pm

BottleRock 2014 Friday: TV On The Radio Debut Three Songs, The Cure Get Cut Off

The second year of Napa Valley's BottleRock festival got off to a slow start yesterday, as a modest crowd milled around through some of the…
Ryan Leas | May 31, 2014 - 3:19 pm

Is BottleRock The Strangest Festival Lineup Of 2014?

This 5/30-6/1 in Napa Valley, California, one of the oddest, most counter-intuitive festival lineups in recent memory will come together for the three-day show BottleRock.
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2014 - 12:19 pm