North Coast Music Festival 2012: We Came, We Saw, We Raged (Review)

Words by Matt Schnelle. Visuals by Zachary Walker. North Coast Music Festival in one word: AMAZING! No lie, this was the best weekend of my life, so far. Music, people, location, weather, family, and friends! Couldn’t have been any better. No introductions necessary. Let’s get after it! With some great early performances and a beautiful […]

Lollapalooza 2012: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Another Lollapalooza has come and gone leaving fans wet, sunburned, and thirsty for their next festival – well some of them. We’ll get into the details of the type of crowd(s) Lollapalooza attracts later in this post, but for now, we’re going to take you on a brief journey back to Grant Park as we […]

North Coast Music Festival 2012 | A Preview

Are you ready for the third installment of North Coast Music Festival?! Located in Union Park, Chicago’s backyard, it has provided Chicago with a fantastic summer festival wrap-up two years in a row. Three days of music, fun, and debauchery – its going to get wild! The wide variety of music styles, excellent location, great […]

Summer Set Music & Camping Festival | Preview

After successfully transforming Spring Awakening from a one-night event to a three-day electronic music festival, React Presents is ready to introduce fans to the first annual Summer Set Music and Camping Festival. Taking place in Somerset, Wisconsin the weekend of August 24th-26th, it features a stacked dance lineup plus special performances by hip-hop legends Nas […]

Riot Fest & Carnvial Set To Hit Chicago In September

Just when you thought Chicago already had enough events (kidding), comes the 2012 Riot Fest & Carnival. The brainchild of promoters Michael Petryshyn and Sean McKeough, Riot Fest brings fans of all ages together to celebrate rock, indie and punk from every era. The fest has become well-known for reuniting influential underground artists and has […]

Mad Decent Block Party Set To Hit Chicago

The 2012 Mad Decent Block Party hits several major cities across the states this Summer and one of the stops is Chicago. We’ll be blessed with performances from Tanlines, Action Bronson, Bonde Do Role, and many more. Compared to previous years, the lineup we get isn’t the best, but it’s free so I’m not complaining. […]

Summer Set Music & Camping Festival: Ticket Giveaway

After successfully transforming Spring Awakening from a one-night event to a 3-day music festival, React Presents is ready to introduce fans to the first annual Summer Set Music and Camping Festival. Set in Somerset, Wisconsin the weekend of August 24th-26th, it’s the perfect way to close out your summer. Headlining this year’s festival will be […]

Electric Forest: The True Definition of a Music Festival | Recap

With an incredible influx of music festivals happening all across the states due to this whole “EDM invasion” or whatever you want to call it, more and more festivals are popping up but lacking key elements to make them memorable. Sure the music will be great (maybe), sure you’ll see a few of your favorite […]