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Desert Daze 2018 Was An Oasis Among American Festivals

For years now, Desert Daze has arrived in October like a mirage in the landscape to which it owes its name. It's a sudden oasis,…
Ryan Leas | October 15, 2018 - 2:49 pm

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Desert Daze Adds Flying Lotus 3D & The Flaming Lips Playing The Soft Bulletin

Stereolab and Animal Collective were the first two acts announced for Desert Daze's 2019 lineup. Today, the festival announces the addition of Flying Lotus' immersive…
Julia Gray | May 15, 2019 - 1:18 pm

Stereolab Playing Desert Daze ‘19, First North American Show In 11 Years

English-French avant-pop outfit Stereolab announced an indefinite hiatus back in 2009, after releasing ten albums over seventeen years. But this October, they'll reunite at the…
Julia Gray | February 12, 2019 - 1:16 pm

Tame Impala Rained Out At Desert Daze

Tame Impala's set ended up getting rained out at Desert Daze last night. The Kevin Parker-led psych-rock band were set to headline the first night…
Peter Helman | October 13, 2018 - 10:43 am

Desert Daze 2018 Adds Slowdive, Wooden Shjips, Idles, & More

Whether you're looking for an antidote to the sameness of many major American festivals or whether you're looking for the opportunity to watch a bunch…
Ryan Leas | August 28, 2018 - 1:04 pm

Desert Daze Adds My Bloody Valentine, Shellac, Julia Holter, & More

With all the big mainstream US festivals meeting in the middle half the time, it's nice to have some more focused and/or niche options in…
Ryan Leas | July 24, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Desert Daze 2018 Lineup

Desert Daze has announced the initial lineup for its 2018 edition. It includes Tame Impala, Mercury Rev (performing Deserter's Songs in celebration of its 20th…
James Rettig | March 28, 2018 - 1:37 pm

Desert Daze 2017 Adds Iggy Pop, Ty Segall, Sleep, & More

Desert Daze 2017 already had an excellent lineup including Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Spiritualized, Panda Bear, John Cale, Ariel Pink, and Atlas Sound. And…
Peter Helman | August 1, 2017 - 10:45 am

Desert Daze 2017 Lineup

The annual Desert Daze festival is returning to Joshua Tree, California for four days of music in October. The first round of the lineup, which…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2017 - 6:37 pm

Desert Daze 2016 Lineup

Taking place on 10/14-16, less than an hour away from the second weekend of classic rock mega-fest Desert Trip, the fifth annual Desert Daze festival…
Zac Gelfand | May 25, 2016 - 3:07 pm