Music Festival Essentials

Music Festival Essentials

If you won’t be attending a music festival at all this summer, you’re missing out on something pretty amazing, just saying. If you will be sacrificing 3+ days of indoor plumbing and AC to experience a weekend of music and mischief, you are probably camping…

Rockport Chamber Music Festival

Rockport Chamber Music Festival

The challenging viola part takes prominence in Shostakovich’s String Quartet no. 13, highlighting an essential yet oft-unsung voice of a string quartet. by Cashman Kerr Prince Earlier this spring, the Emerson String Quartet presented a series of concerts…

Music Festival in San Francisco

Music Festival in San Francisco

Cinema for the Ear The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2006 January 27-29, 2006 8pm ODC Theater 3153 17th St (@ Shotwell) San Francisco $12 [$7 students/seniors/underemployed] each night $24 [$14 students/seniors/underemployed] for festival pass Box…

Miami Ultra Music Festival

Miami Ultra Music Festival

Best of the Obscure Among 2001 s Albums By JON PARELES Now that every computer and every apartment is a potential recording studio and every musician could be a do-it-yourself independent label, more than 20, albums are released each year, more than any…

Downtown Music Festival, NYC

Downtown Music Festival, NYC

Not at all like WDC, NYC, or SF. The only times it s a hassle is during SXSW (huge music festival)--and even then, that s only in the downtown area. Oh, on Friday and Saturday nights if you re downtown, you might have a walk a few blocks. I m in SF now…

Electronic Music festivals USA

Electronic Music festivals USA

Back in April 2006, French electronic music duo Daft Punk closed out the first night of the Coachella Valley Arts And Music Festival. The stage was set with a huge pyramid laden with lighting and video technology, designed to provide a face-melting visual…