Houston’s 11 Best Music Festivals

Houston’s 11 Best Music Festivals
Especially if they don’t live in Houston, people can perhaps be forgiven for not thinking of this city as a “festival town,” at least in the same sense that Austin, Chicago or New Orleans is. It just gives those of us who live here a chance to sound …
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11 Upcoming Music Festivals To Buy Tickets For ASAP
If you’re having Coachella withdrawals or recovering from FOMO from not being at Coachella, fear not. 2017 still has many music festivals left on the calendar in cities across the United States. Let’s hope none of them turn into a Fyre Festival …
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How Music Festivals Are Changing
Evan Harrison is the CEO of Huka Entertainment, a company that produces destination-site festivals including Pemberton Music Festival (British Columbia) and Tortuga Music Festival (Ft. Lauderdale). Evan has a long history in the digital music space.
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11 Awesome Asian Music Festivals to Attend in 2017
Until very recently there weren’t very many music festivals in the Far East beyond cultural events. However, over the last few years there has been a surge in large-scale music events – all with awe-inspiring production, international lineups and …
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2017 Country Music Festivals Guide
Country music festivals are as much a part of summer as the beach and baseball, but keeping track of them can be a chore. Taste of Country’s Country Music Festival guide actually begins in January with a fest that will remind you of summers past.
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Music Festivals: Peace, Love and a Business Battle
As music fans get ready to listen to Florence + the Machine, Paul McCartney and Alabama Shakes this weekend at Lollapalooza in Chicago, a turf war is heating up in the music-festival business. Lollapalooza, one of the oldest and most popular festivals, is …
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No women allowed: Summer music festivals are dudefests, again

MusicNo women allowed: Summer music festivals are dudefests, again
Texas had just shaken off the last bits of a chilly spring. The elegant Austin City Limits Live’s Moody Theatre was packed in anticipation of a concert by the hot French band Phoenix. Producer Terry Lickona took the stage to give the customary warnings …
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Will travel for music? Nine cool Indian music festivals to attend
Music festivals are magical, combine them with an exciting travel experience and you have the best holiday package. With the Indie music scene growing rapidly in India, music festivals are getting bigger and better. From lit up stages, campsites in the lap …
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Six Music Festivals in July You Need to Attend
Summer is the time to get out and enjoy all the music festivals Virginia has to offer. In July, the great music festivals are not slowing down. Lovers of everything from bluegrass to blues to classical will find something to do this month. Wintergreen …
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Are you hungry? This weekend the food festivals in Miami are legion

cusineAre you hungry? This weekend the food festivals in Miami are legion
That’s the kind of Asian fusion happening in Miami … led by the Los Angeles band Capital Cities. Magic City Casino and the food blogger Burger Beast are hosting Weiner Bash, with several Miami restaurants trying their hand at making the best hot dogs …
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Cash in hand useless, foreign patients put off surgeries
“After talking to hospitals in Europe, Africa and many Asian countries, I decided to come to India as … However, due to cash crunch, I have no option but to go to bigger restaurants for food and travel in… News Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes …
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Simply Asian restaurant continues under new owner
ASHEBORO — Hungry Thai food customers are finding a new home in Asheboro. On Aug. 1, Rina Pheng took over Simply Asian Thai & Sushi and is not only serving up authentic Thai food, but a warm smile and lots of service. The Cambodian woman is no stranger …
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Latest Music Festivals News

musicSummer 2014 music festival preview
A general view of the crowd during day 4 of the 2013 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on June 16, 2013, in Manchester, Tenn. Stages upon stages and music everywhere you turn. Yes, festival season is officially upon us. 63 Photos Scenes from Coachella 2014 …
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Read Best of Interviews with Film Professionals and Festival Directors
There is more variety in music in film today. Film scores are now a broad church … VanChan or “The Vancouver Channel” is a North American, MONTHLY, webisode festival in where the contestants create a pilot WEB SERIES. Comedy, Drama, Cooking show?
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Country music festivals shutting down left and right
Three major country music festivals have been canceled in 2016 with little-to-no explanation provided. Most recently, Dega Jam, set to take place on July 4 weekend at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama, was axed. The racetrack’s director of public …
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musicHow music festivals make money
Back in April, more than 150,000 music fans flocked to Indio, Calif., for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival. In mid-June, Bonnaroo drew over 100,000 people to Manchester, Tenn., to see Sir Paul McCartney and R. Kelly, among others. Sasquatch …
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10 Events to Check Out This Week
Crooning honky-tonk tunes for the thinking man, the band is known for lighting up dusty Southwestern bars and major music festivals alike. While The Black Lillies’ exuberant stage presence appeals to younger audiences, the easygoing fans of Chris Hillman …
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Boiler Room Is Building The First-Ever Virtual Reality Music Venue
“Most of Boiler Room’s audience is made up of global online users who tune in to watch music events they can’t attend in person. We’ve always been driven by using technology to showcase the music we care about in the most authentic way we can …
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music12 bands you can see at North East Calling music festival
North East Calling returns to the region next weekend, and the festival has a great line-up as punk celebrates its 40th anniversary. The all-dayer – formerly known as Durham Punk Festival – is held these days at Northumbria University in Newcastle.
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14 Music Festivals to Check Out In 2014
From Poland to Portland, here are 14 festivals to visit this year It’s Christmastime for music fans. No, not because there’s a new Michael Jackson album coming or because Miley Cyrus is on tour, but because music festival season is upon us. That means …
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Murmuration Festival: 8 things you need to know
And experimental electronic artist Flying Lotus is one of the music headliners — additional cool points. Beyond that, many are still trying to figure out what the festival is all about. It’s the brainchild of Brian Cohen, who started LouFest and left …
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The Economics of Music Festivals: Who’s Getting Rich, Who’s Going Broke?

musicThe Economics of Music Festivals: Who’s Getting Rich, Who’s Going Broke?
Nothing better exemplifies this than Coachella, the crown jewel among destination music festivals, a sort of spring break for music lovers. Three days of music, over 150 bands, repeated over two weekends (the second week starts on Friday) featuring a …
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The ten best summer music festivals in Colorado
A Colorado summer can be short, but there are plenty of ways to make it sweet, especially if you pack it with as many festivals, road trips and patios as possible. We’ve picked out ten music festivals sure to give you the flavor of the state’s musical …
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Are corporate music festivals killing local venues?
I saw another side of the live music business as the former director of operations at a mid-sized concert venue. We weren’t large enough to host performance acts in their prime, for the most part; the superstars of their time played amphitheaters and high …
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musicTop 10 music festivals in the world
Music festivals have long been the best way to see the world’s most popular performers while embracing a lively, social atmosphere. But with so many claiming to be the best they can leave us questioning which ones are actually worth visiting. Here is a …
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Latin sensation Quique Escamilla to play Bella Coola Music Festival
Quique Escamilla was born and raised to a family of six in the warm, tropical southern lands of the state of Chiapas, Mexico. He started singing at the age of four at his family reunions. At the age of six in a crowded restaurant and accompanied by the in …
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The Meadows Music and Arts Festival: Kanye West, the Weeknd to headline at Citi Field
A new music festival is coming to New York City. The Meadows Music and Arts Festival, featuring headliners Kanye West and the Weeknd, will take place at Citi Field in Queens on Oct. 1 and 2, 2016. Founders Entertainment, the management company that also …
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Report: Music festivals bring $15 million to region

musicReport: Music festivals bring million to region
HUNTER — One of the companies that stages the Mountain Jam and Taste of Country music festivals at Hunter Mountain has released an economic impact report on each, and estimates the total benefit to the surrounding four-county region at almost $ 15 …
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Music festivals offer great getaway for music lovers
If you ever get the chance to attend one of these festivals, be sure to jump at the opportunity. Music festival season is right around the corner, which means some may begin to debate if attending a festival is worth the cost. With the growing …
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How Music Festivals Shape Cities
From Coachella, Glastonbury, and Stagecoach to Governors Ball, Lollapalooza, and Ultra, music festivals clearly play a role in the economies of cities. They bring in huge numbers of tourists and revenue, attract large audiences, create significant …
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