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Hangout Festival 2017: The Best Moments

  • 11:54 am Friday, June 9th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
Hangout Festival 2017 left nothing to be desired headlined by Twenty One Pilots, Mumford and Sons, and Chance the Rapper

Hangout Festival, nestled on the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama, is sure to provide one of the most unique festival experiences in the world. Throw in a top notch lineup, good friends, and the start of summer vacation, and it’s sure to provide memories not to be forgotten. I had the privilege of attending this year’s festival for the first time, and quite frankly, outside of Lollapalooza, it was the best festival I have ever been to. Below are some of the best moments of the weekend.

Mumford & Sons

They have quickly become professional headliners. Much of their 2017 tour is [More]

REVIEW: Shaky Knees Music Festival

  • 6:37 pm Friday, June 2nd, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
Shaky Knees Festival Review

I had the privilege of attending the Shaky Knees Music Festival in Atlanta a couple of weeks ago. It was actually the third year in a row that I have been, and if that doesn’t speak for itself, I can tell you it’s a great experience, well worth the 6+ hour drive.

It’s doesn’t have the tight knit, family vibe of a camping festival like Bonnaroo, the see and be seen atmosphere of Coachella, or the prestige of a big city festival like Lollapalooza. And, with only 3 stages, it’s one of the smaller festivals with the capability of producing such [More]

Bishop Briggs Returning To Tampa Bay On Headlining Tour

  • 1:11 pm Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
Bishop Briggs announces headlining tour

Bishop Briggs aka Sarah McLaughlin will be returning to the Tampa Bay area for a headlining show May 17th at State Theatre in St. Pete. Bishop roared into Tampa last December to perform at Next Big Thing riding the smash hit success of “River”. She previously garnered attention for her debut single “Wild Horses” which became an internet hit following its inclusion on an Acura commercial. She has since been noted, mentioned, and previewed in countless acclaimed music blogs and publications. We don’t have a debut album from her, and are anxiously awaiting that. I would expect one soon, considering [More]