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Homegrown Fest

There’s something about supporting local companies and startups that make Miami events even more special. This year was the first ever HomeGrown festival- an event that supports everything 305 related. From Miami’s best food, up and coming local bands to our best breweries around town!

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Get to Know The Past, Present, and Future of Music at III Points 2019

Known for its bold and diverse curation of artists every year, III Points did not hold back on their 2019 lineup announcement with modern, genre-blurring Hip-Hop/R&B artists topping the bill like SZA, Tyler, the Creator, A$AP Rocky, & Blood Orange. The festival proves its creative reach for bringing in acts typically not seen touring in Florida too often with early, soulful inspirations like Erykah Badu and Herbie Hancock.

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The Ultimate Voodoo Planning

Formally known as The Voodoo Experience, Voodoo Music + Arts Experience has been around since 1999. It has featured over 2,000 artists since its inception like The Roots, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Metallica, Neil Young, The Weeknd and more. This year will be the 20th anniversary taking place October 26th-28th in City Park New Orleans. Headlining this year is Mumford & Sons, Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys and Marilyn Manson. Yes, Marilyn Manson for Halloween!

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Why Your Local Scene Matters: No More Dysphoria’s Third Annual Benefit Show at Asbury Park Brewery on September 23rd, 2018.

Sunday’s are usually for rest and relaxation but that wasn’t the case at Asbury Park Brewery. This past Sunday the Brewery and Aftermath Collective housed No More Dysphoria’s third annual benefit show. No More Dysphoria (NMD) is a Montclair, NJ based non-profit organization that helps transgender and gender non-conforming people pay for major aspects of their transitions.

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Dive In and Enjoy The Adult Swim Festival

Adult Swims approach to entertainment is aptly described on Wikipedia as “experimental, risqué, unorthodox, crude, dry, and improvisational humor”; this brash and new approach to entertainment was the brain child of Mike Lazzo. And what a child it is; realizing the potential for increasing viewing in the off hours on Cartoon Network, Lazzo, went to work creating content for the ever-restless adult population. The first original series Space Ghost Coast to Coast debuted in 1994, well before the official launch of Adult Swim, September 2nd, 2001. They burst onto the late-night scene with a plethora of raunchy and unique shows like Sealab 2021, Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, Aqua Teen Hunger Force and The Brak Show. Fast forward 17 years and we are about to witness another first for the once obscure television block, Adult Swim Festival.

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Nude Art LA - An Expression of the Human Spirit

Saturday night on the corner of 4th Place and Hewitt Street in Downtown LA’s Arts District, there was a line of people stretching out from the Art Share LA’s studio door entrance. Awaiting inside the doors was an artistic amalgamation of the naked form—produced in painting, performance, photography and more. Nude Art LA is a pop-up art exhibition/live show that celebrates the human form at its barest and on showcases like these, creators, performers and lovers of art gather together to observe, wonder, and appreciate the human body in all of its glorious shapes and sizes.

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Miami’s First HomeGrown Festival

Homebrewing, craft beers and beer festivals are quickly becoming the next best thing in south Florida. HomeGrown is the first indoor festival in Miami that will be featuring the finest local food, music, art and beer! The event will take place at the Watsco Center at the University of Miami on September 23rd from 12:00-8:00PM; tickets are $25 and kids 12 and under are free.

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House of Creatives Music & Arts Festival announces Day-by-Day Lineup

House of Creatives Music & Arts Festival has announced its day-by-day lineup for the upcoming edition of the Miami festival, which is set to return this November 10 & 11. 

Saturday will see Foster The People, Chromeo, Sofi Tukker, and others take the stage, while Sunday will see M.I.A.'s long-awaited return to Miami alongside Little Dragon, SAINt JHN and many more.

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I Like My Mind Better Than My Face, Inner Beauty Vs. The Martial Mask

Dressing up in front of the mirror, perceived as a daily repetition of vanity or a structured routine of self-care, the definition is held at societies standard can be debated as unfair. The age of the ‘selfie’, a more casual form of self-admiration is too often considered a form of confidence or narcissism. The limitations one can reach trying to express their own ideal of beauty is astonishing with the censoring of skin and human anatomy, something that is out of one’s control.

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Escape Reality at the Psycho Festival!

The Psycho Festival 2018 lives up to its name in Las Vegas! The music festival encompasses three days of Heavy Metal, Death Metal, and Black Metal music. The dynamic festival is hosted at three different venues throughout the Hard Rock Casino and Resort. Guests enjoyed diverse performances from bands such as Ghastly Sound and Black Mare at Vinyl, Coven and Danzig at the Joint and Spirit Adrift and Voivod and the Paradise Pool. Lots of leather studded, boot wearing, tattooed fans lined up in anticipation of hardcore music and incredible performances. Let us not forget the "splosh pit" at the pool! For it's third year, the Psycho Festival displayed it's trademark for "Vegas' Best Festival." 

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New Order, Janelle Monae, Parquet Courts, and more perform this month at Long Beach’s MUSIC TASTES GOOD VOL.3

On September 29th and 30th, the 3rd annual Music Tastes Good Festival will take place at it’s home of Marina Greek Park in Long Beach, California! This will be the third year of Long Beach’s most beloved festival and the second year since the death of it’s creator, Josh Fischel. Before creating one of the best festivals in SoCal in 2016, Fischel directed Sublime documentary, “Stories, Tales, Lies & Exaggerations.”

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BEACH GOTH 2018: BACK IN THE HANDS OF THE GROWLERS & ANOTHER UNFORGETTABLE YEAR

The drama is over and Beach Goth officially belongs to The Growlers again! They introduced the world to Beach Goth festival back in 2012 and it has grown more massive every year since. Previous Beach Goths held some big names including King Krule, Alice Glass, Die Antwoord, and who could forget that beautiful moment it started raining during Future Islands in 2016?! Last year’s monumental performances by Girl Talk, The B-52’s, Modest Mouse, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, were more iconic performances in Beach Goth history. This year, you may have experienced a little Beach Goth deja-vu, since many artists this year have performed this festival before. For La Luz, The Drums, The Voidz, and the classic duo Jonathan Richman & Tommy Larkin, this 7th Beach Goth was not their first.

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Symphonic Distribution brings together Florida’s thriving independent music & art scene once again with Vibes of the Bay 2018

Vibes of the Bay is a one-day independent music festival in Tampa, Florida presented by Symphonic Distribution (@symphonicdistro). Held August 18th at Crowbar - one of Ybor City’s best live music venues - the event provides a platform that showcases the talent and distinctiveness of the growing music scene in the Tampa Bay area. From imaginative producers to psychotropic DJs, insightful rappers, electronic-infused rockers, & ethereal vocalists - almost all being innovative multi-instrumentalists - SymDistro brings together hundreds of bay area visual artists, photographers, influencers, bloggers, music and art lovers from all over Florida to celebrate & enjoy some of the best emerging music innovators to share the talented magic that is sprouting in south Florida.

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IGGY POP, TENACIOUS D, GARBAGE, AND FOO FIGHTERS HEADLINE CLASSIC FESTIVAL, CAL JAM 2018

Cal Jam was once a great California festival that began in arguable the best decade for music, the 1970’s. The old lineups included mega-legends such as Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Heart, Santana, Aerosmith and more! It would have been incredible to experience those performances but thanks to the Foo Fighters, Cal Jam is back and more alive than ever! We get a chance to experience a festival that kids in 40 years from now will be jealous of!

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Thoughts From The Floor: A Journey Through Eating Disorder Recovery

I use to bow down to the obedience I gave to my disease. I felt out of control the first time I purged. Trying to go a day without purging felt like the end of the world, every second filled with temptation and I was ready to give in. There is something so estranged when you consciously decide to rebel against your body, willingly and without caution. Everything else seems to disappear, and you are left in a realm of disassociation to your self-state.

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Tropicália Music & Taco Festival 2018 To Take Place at Queen Mary

Goldenvoice is pleased to announce the 2018 Tropicália Music & Taco Festival at the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach, California on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4. The event will feature performances by Morrissey, Cardi B, Mac Demarco, Kali Uchis, Chicano Batman, Mazzy Star, Los Angeles Ázules, Toro Y Moi, Cuco, Devendra Banhart, Natalia Lafourcade, BadBadNotGood, Broncho, La Sonora Dinamita, Boy Pablo & many more. 

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Childish Gambino Unveils 2018 North American Tour With Special Guest Rae Sremmurd

GRAMMY, Golden Globe and Emmy-Award winning and multi-talented recording artist, actor, and producer Donald Glover a.k.a. Childish Gambino announced dates for his upcoming North American tour with special guest Rae Sremmurd. Produced by Live Nation in partnership with Wolf + Rothstein, the month-long outing will visit 13 cities across North America, kicking off in Atlanta on September 6 and wrapping in Vancouver on September 30.

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Switchfoot BRO-AM Beach Festival

With a knack for good music and a desire to give back, local San Diego rock musicians, Switchfoot, will once again hit the waves and stage on June 30, 2018 for the14th Annual BRO-AM Beach Fest. Drawing crowds of over 17,000 people and counting, the event will be held at Moonlight State Beach and feature attractions such as surfing contests and a plethora of different vendors lining the sand. Main draws will also include a top-notch set of live performances by Colony House, Sure Sure, and the winning band from the 91X Battle for the BRO-AM. Switchfoot themselves will even close out the afternoon with a scheduled set beginning at 3:35pm.

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KAABOO DEL MAR announces Daily Artist lineup and Single Day Pass

KAABOO Del Mar is pleased to announce the daily lineup of musicians and comedians for its fourth annual paramount event. Featuring equal parts world-class music, household names in comedy, contemporary art, gourmet cuisine and craft libations, and personal indulgences, the highly-amenitized festival is conveniently located at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds in Southern California and will take place September 14-16, 2018

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Float On with Modest Mouse, Tame Impala, Glass Animals and more… Float Fest 2018

The fifth annual Float Fest is on the calendar for July 21-22, in historic San Marcos, Texas. Float Fest is a unique festival experience: attendees have the chance to go tubing down the San Marcos river to get to the main festival grounds. It’s a great way to cool off before heading to Cool River Ranch to see top-billed artists such as Tame Impala, Snoop Dogg, Glass Animals, and Modest Mouse.

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