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Our 5 favorite moments from Coachella 2017

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are five highlights from Coachella’s 18th edition (spoiler alert: Lady Gaga wasn’t one of them).

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Treasure Island Music Festival 2016: The Good, The Bad & The Muddy

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are the best, worst and most muddied (good ideas that ultimately went wrong) moments of TIMF 2016.

MainFest Alhambra throws an all-out dance party with Capital Cities, Miami Horror & !!! on the bill

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: All in all, the City of Alhambra had to be pleased with what it accomplished for the inaugural MainFest.

Splash House 2016: One wet and wild weekend

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: After drawing a sold-out crowd for its second weekend, we wouldn’t expect anything less than a bigger and better Splash House in 2017.

Dirtybird BBQ bumps the bass on Treasure Island

DirtyBird BBQ 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: It was that time of the year again as BBQ season was in full effect on Treasure Island — and it definitely got dirty.

Outside Lands 2016: Top sets, awards & what we overheard at Golden Gate Park

Outside Lands 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: As Outside Lands continues to set the bar high thanks to its innovative features, top-notch billing and overall experience, here are our favorite moments from 2016.

The best and worst of Lightning in a Bottle 2016

Lightning in a Bottle 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: With another edition of LIB in the books, here are our best and worst moments from 2016.

SF Oysterfest 2016: ‘Better wet than dry’

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Even in unfavorable conditions, the audience kept its spirits high during performances by Chromeo, Iamsu!, Miguel Migs and more.

Boogaloo Mountain Jam 2016: A family affair

Boogaloo Mountain Jam 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: This intimate affair is still a hidden gem, but don’t be surprised if this little party gets a whole lot bigger next year.

Our 10 favorite moments from Coachella 2016

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: We present our 10 highlights from Coachella after surviving three days in the desert.

Bay Area music fans ring in 2016 at The Big One

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SHOW REVIEW: We were on the scene to revel in what easily was the Bay Area’s wildest NYE 2015 party, and here are our favorite highlights from the night.

20 moments we won’t forget from Treasure Island Music Festival 2015

Treasure Island Music Festival 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: These epic sets will be ingrained in our brain for years to come.

Joshua Tree Music Festival 2015: Where less is more

Joshua Tree Music Festival 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: JTMF is a festival that will take you in as a family member and send you home with more than what you came with.

Beyond the music: Symbiosis Gathering reinvents the festival experience in 2015

Symbiosis Gathering 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Symbiosis is leading a paradigm shift in the festival world, and the 10 Year Re:Union proved to be their largest gathering yet.

Was FYF Fest 2015 the ‘best weekend of summer’? Here are 10 highlights from this year’s festival

FYF Fest 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: From everything we witnessed over two action-packed days, it felt like a major success.

Fat Wreck Chords celebrates 25 years of punk rock over two days at SF’s Thee Parkside

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: NOFX, Lagwagon, No Use for a Name and many more shared the stage to ring in the independent record label’s landmark anniversary.

Outside Lands 2015 highlights: Eight years strong and feeling ‘fantastic’!

Outside Lands 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Outside Lands has officially become a bar-setting force to be reckoned with on the festival circuit.

Phono del Sol goes bigger and better in 2015

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Fans and families alike were able to soak up the hot day while getting a chance to see some pretty epic bands.

Sasquatch! continues to reign supreme as the Pacific Northwest’s premier music festival

Sasquatch! Music Festival

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Embracing the culture of the Pacific Northwest, Sasquatch! caters to the growing breed of indie-centric fans caring just as much about the festival experience (if not more) than the music itself.

Is Lightning in a Bottle shedding its ‘boutique’ label to go mainstream?

Lightning in a Bottle

FESTIVAL REVIEW: The Do LaB has created one of the most unique experiences on the entire U.S. festival circuit, but whether LIB can maintain its “boutique” label remains to be seen.