Vans Warped Tour Waves Its Final Goodbye With 25th Anniversary Shows: Saturday Performances in Mountain View, CA

The grounds at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA were packed as thousands of fans poured in from across the country to celebrate 25 years of the iconic Vans Warped Tour. 

Known as the largest and longest running traveling music festival in the United States, the tour has been a haven for pop-punk, rock, and hardcore fans alike since its formation back in 1995. And with everything from skate ramps and wrestling, to countless classic circle pits, the Vans Warped Tour has brought joy to many a hot summer day.

So, while saying goodbye to such an integral piece of punk-rock history was tough for many fans, the SoundBite Magazine team was honored to take part in celebrating 25 years of great music and capture memories that will last a lifetime.

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Desert Daze × Fat Tire Present a Benefit for Joshua Tree National Park

People come from all over to experience the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park.

For many, this land serves as a spiritual haven and is considered to be a place of cleansing, healing, and purging of bad energy. Whether you’re climbing Echo Cove, exploring Indian trails, or meditating on your favorite boulder after a long hike, Joshua Tree gives us so much. Now we all have a chance to give back.

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Land in San Francisco for Outside Lands

The annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California returns this year on August 9th to 11th. Since 2008, the festival has been known for featuring artists across multiple genres of music, and this intersection continues again in 2019. With headliners Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, and Twenty One Pilots, Outside Lands 2019 is not one to miss.

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DESERT DAZE 2019: WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SO-CAL’S TRIPPIEST FESTIVAL

Desert Daze doesn’t hesitate to keep us on the edge of our seats anticipating another take off! Already this year’s lineup is astronomical and straight out of our dreams! If you’re actively keeping posted on Desert Daze’s Instagram and/or Facebook then you know that just about everyday a new artist is announced and welcome to 2019’s Desert Daze voyage. And everyday this year’s festival becomes more and more unfathomable! Desert Daze wasted no time unveiling some of their biggest 2019 names and highly anticipated sets. The Flaming Lips performing The Soft Bulletin and Flying Lotus 3D are some of the heavy-hitters jumping on this year’s bill. Added to 2019’s lineup also includes: Stereolab, Animal Collective, The Black Angels, Parquet Courts, Dungen, Temples, Lightning Bolt, Conan Mockasin, DIIV, White Fence, Crumb, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Wand, Surfbort, and so much more!

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The Vans Warped Tour 25th Anniversary is a Birthday Bash You Won’t Want to Miss

After wrapping up its final cross-country run last year, the longest running and largest traveling music festival in the U.S. will soon gear up to celebrate 25 years of longstanding history, groundbreaking achievements and of course, great music.

For while our summers will likely never be the same without its countless days of sweaty pop-punk and alt-rock bliss, The Vans Warped Tour is determined to leave fans with the birthday bash of the century.

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Corona Capital Returns to Guadalajara for its' Second Edition

According to a study made by StubHub in 2018, Mexico rated number 5 in the list of countries where people are most likely to travel from other countries for a live event. This confirms that Mexico’s music festival scene has grown very fast in the past few years and has generated international interest. 

 After a successful debut, Corona Capital Guadalajara will return for a second edition on May 11, 2019. This festival is the one-day version of the Corona Capital held in Mexico City which has been going on for nine years and has gained a lot of popularity worldwide.  

 For its’ second edition, the festival offers a diverse lineup of 22 international bands ranging from indie rock to electronica. The Festival will be held at Explanada Estadio Akron. 

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Muy Sabroso! Very Tasty Brews, Taquitos, and Punks at Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival

Now in its sixth year, Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival powered by Gringo Bandito has announced its biggest event yet. After selling out its flagship date in Dana Point, CA for two years in a row, this year’s Southern California festival expands to two days on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7 at picturesque Doheny State Beach.

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Are You Dreaming of Dreamville Fest?

Dreamville is coming to Raleigh, North Carolina for their first ever festival this April. Lead by J. Cole, himself, Dreamville will take place on April 6th, 2019. The festival will be located in the heart of Raleigh’s most historical locations, Dorothea Dix Park. This festival is a way for J. Cole to give back to his home state that helped shape him into the artist he is today. Supporting local food, culture and music, Dreamville will also be adding some of the biggest national acts to the lineup.  Dreamville has stated that their goal is not only to make a cultural impact on the city itself but grow this festival into an annual thing.

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The Future of Festivals Looks Bright: III Points 2019

Miami’s sixth III Points festival was three days of awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping performances from across the unique spectrum of their diverse visual and musical line-up. The Mana Wynwood Convention center hosted seven indoor and outdoor stages, each with their own creative quirks and distinct company, and a plethora of interactive installations, such as Max Cooper and Architecture Social Club’s Aether installation, and Erica Bernhard and Nonotak’s entry portal into the festival. Unconventional spaces, such as the indoor “Skate Space” had patrons put their roller-skating skills to work, with a performance space in the middle that hosted artists like Keanu Orange and Suzi Analogue, and a tucked away, intimate space for DJ sets inspired by speakeasy’s called Door IV, were innovative choices that set III Points above and apart from many American festivals today. 

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Artist Sam Vladimirsky Gives A New Twist To The Imitation Game By Recreating His Family History Through An Unconventional Form Of Portraiture

An attempt to interpret, understand and respond to this history utilizing imaginative investment, projection, and creation, perceived through the lens of indirect experience, or second-hand vision is the basis of Sam Valdimirsky photographic series Second-Hand Vision.

Valdimirsky is a documentary filmmaker and artist working primarily in photo and film. His interdisciplinary practice often intersects performance with photography, in which he explores self-portraiture and autobiographical themes through the other, using masks, makeup, costumes, constructed sets, and green screens to stage fictions grounded in history.

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The Future of Festivals: III Points Miami

Miami’s III Points festival is a pioneer in the festival industry of the future. It’s more than just a festival, it’s an immersive and impactful artistic experience. Boasting an expansive 6+ stages, late night activities and performances, in Miami’s Mana Wynwood Convention Center, III Points is surrounded by one of the most unique creative communities in the world. 

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THE WEST COAST LEGEND CONTINUES .... THE BEACH BOYS COME TO SEGERSTROM CENTER FOR THE ARTS

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music and having performed more concerts than any major rock band in history, the group continues to ride the crest of an endless wave unequalled in America’s musical history. The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and an American icon to fans around the world. The Beach Boys will pull into Costa Mesa to entertain their Orange County fans at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on January 31st.

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THE BEACHLIFE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS INAUGURAL MUSIC LINEUP

The BeachLife Festival is excited to announce its 2019 music lineup for a first-of-its-kind coastal event in Los Angeles happening May 3 - 5, 2019 at Redondo Beach, CA’s Seaside Lagoon. The three-day immersive experience celebrating Southern California beach culture will feature iconic headliners Brian Wilson, Bob Weir and Willie Nelson performing oceanside, along with artists who are synonymous with SoCal ‘beach life’ including Ziggy MarleyViolent FemmesSteel PulseGrace PotterBlues TravelerBruce HornsbyEverclear,  Chevy MetalSugar RayDonavon Frankenreiter, and many more.

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III POINTS ANNOUNCES LIMITED SINGLE DAY TICKETS IN SPECIAL BLACK FRIDAY SALE ON SALE NOW THROUGH 11/26!

III Points is giving an early holiday gift to fans!  Starting now and running through Cyber Monday November 26th, a very limited quantity of special single day festival tickets are on sale for just $65.00.  As part of the offer, fans can buy a single-day ticket now and then assign the day in December when the schedule of music performances are announced.  This is the perfect treat for all the music fans on your holiday gift list or to just treat yourself. 

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Dazed in the Desert: A Psychedelic Trip through 2018’s Untamed Anti-Festival

Somewhere between a secluded desert and a cosmic playground, we find ourselves in a mirage of majestic mountains, phantasmagoric illuminations, and a balmy lake of inner reflections to dive into. Desert Daze’s 2018 psychedelic music festival took us on an ethereal trip from their previous deserted Joshua Tree location to a new land of wonders to get lost in at Moreno Valley’s Lake Perris Recreation Area, just an hour east of Los Angeles, California.

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IFC's Stan Against Evil, TBS's Wrecked & More Onsite Experiences & Activations Announced For Alt 98.7 Presents Big Adventure: Music, Comedy & Comic Con Festival, Nov 3-4 in Orange County

In less than a month, Alt 98.7 Presents Big Adventure makes its debut, taking over the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4. Celebrating pop culture and fandom of all sorts, this one-of-a-kind entertainment experience is set to immerse attendees in a world where comics, sci-fi, fantasy, and gaming collide with music and comedy.

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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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KAABOO Del Mar Brings Throwback Tunes to the Trestles Stage

For the fourth year running, KAABOO Del Mar had once again curated a stellar lineup of musical talent. Ranging from current hits to past idols, the California festival’s first sold out status attests to great taste in music both new and old. With legendary  powerhouses including The Zombies, Tower of Power, Blondie, and The English Beat, Friday at the Trestles stage was clearly throwback heaven for ska, rock, pop, and soul music fans alike.

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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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