| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:43 AM
The Miami City Commission on Thursday may vote to kill a scheduled second weekend of the city's massive Ultra Music Festival, and not because they fear there isn’t enough good DJ music to fill three more days.
Citing noise, traffic and “...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:38 AM
In a decision that should surprise no one, the Miami City Commission on Thursday night rejected a bid to halt an expansion of the city’s massive Ultra Music Festival, allowing the lucrative March event to book a second weekend of electronic music at...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:13 PM
As Bill Graham was to rock, Pasquale Rotella is to dance music – a diehard promoter with staying power in a field overrun for years with quick-buck hustlers, many of whom aren't around anymore. Rotella is still here and more powerful than ever; in...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Nate Ruess, the lead singer of the New York power-pop trio Fun., isn't shy about his band's ambitions.
"I hope we can sell out Madison Square Garden," Ruess, 30, said.
Fun., which plays the Sweetlife Food & Music Festival on Saturday, is off to strong...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The Sweetlife Food and Music Festival's second stage, a.k.a. The Treehouse, will feature Delta Spirit, Twin Shadow, Zola Jesus, the Knocks, RAC, U.S. Royalty, Yuna, Haim, LP, Cut Copy's Ben Browning and Bluebrain, it was announced Wednesday afternoon....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:41 PM
The 2012 Lollapalooza lineup to be announced Wednesday reaffirms that the culture of DJs and electronic artists is catching up with rock as a live attraction on the lucrative summer festival circuit.
Two of the rock headliners for the Aug. 3-5...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:31 AM
It’s safe to say Lollapalooza didn’t have people like me in mind when choosing its headliners.
There is no hip-hop headliner like there was in 2008 (Kanye West) and 2011 (Eminem). Also, I’m too young to care that the three-day music...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:02 AM
Maybe you haven't been in a dance club since Madonna was in the top 10. But if you need to quicken your heart rate — and your iPod's pulse — to keep up with a New Year's resolution, pick up a few new beats-per-minute from the fitness team at...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Just as winter begins to bum everyone out with its dropping temperatures and dark-by-4:30-p.m. routine, the newly liberated Coachella lineup has us daydreaming of spring and a weekend trip to the west coast. Seemingly every year, Coachella sets the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Avicii, Kid Cudi and the Shins headlined the Sweetlife Music Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday. Reporter Vivienne Machi reviews the event.
If the Sweetlife Festival were an actual sweet, I’d vote for a lemon bar: smooth, luscious,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:24 AM
I'm probably taking this show a little too seriously over here, but some presentation as to how the 24 acts are divided up into two groups would be nice, because the second week of the semi-finals is full of acts that could never compete with the ones...