Category: Festivals

Austin City Limits Festival – 2016 Recap

Austin City Limits Festival – 2016 Recap

How is October already over? We had an amazing time at the second weekend of the 15th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival a few weeks ago. It was the perfect weather in Austin (cooler than most years but still a tad warm). The festival made a few layout changes from last year and it proved very successful.  The new […]

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ACL Festival Guide – Sunday October 9, 2016

ACL Festival Guide – Sunday October 9, 2016

We are to the last day of the festival and the last day of the 15th annual Austin City Limits Festival. Check out the official ACL recap video from yesterday here.  If you go early enough, we recommend the Austin Convention Center Parking garage on 2nd street which would be from $10-$12 depending on how long you stay. It is […]

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ACL Festival Guide – Saturday October 8

ACL Festival Guide – Saturday October 8

Yesterday was amazing, it was a bit hot during the day but it finally cooled off in the evening. Check out the official ACL recap video here.  If you go early enough, we recommend the Austin Convention Center Parking garage on 2nd street which would be from $10-$12 depending on how long you stay. It is open 24 hours and […]

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ACL Festival Guide – Friday October 7th

ACL Festival Guide – Friday October 7th

  We are super excited for the ACL Festival which starts today. If you are not sure where to park, don’t forget there is the metro rail and a shuttle that leaves from Republic Square. Today is packed with a great amount of bands for the first day. To catch some of the great up and coming bands – get […]

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ACL Festival Weekend Two: 25 Bands You Need to Know

ACL Festival Weekend Two: 25 Bands You Need to Know

Weekend Two of The Austin City Limits Festival kicks off tomorrow and we have a list of 25 bands you need to know. We all know why we are going because of the headliners ((Radiohead, M83, Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar) and mid-level radio players that we don’t want to miss (Band of Horses, Cage The Elephant, The Naked and […]

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Live at Stubbs (photo-essay)

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Live at Stubbs (photo-essay)

Nathaniel Rateliff has been making music for over a decade but hasn’t had much national attention until this past year. With his newest album Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Rateliff has gone from being a small indie artist to being placed among the ranks of other world wide acclaimed folk bands like The Avert Brothers, Mumford and Sons, and […]

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Beau’s Oktoberfest 2016 in Photos

As sure as the changing of the leaves and a chill in the air, the arrival of autumn heralds the annual installation of Beau’s Oktoberfest. It’s 8th installment was held September 24th and 25th, a robust celebration of craft beer and Barvarian traditions at the Vankleek Hill Fairgrounds.   Though rich in both brewed beverages and tasty cuisine produced by local restaurants, […]

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CityFolk 2016 in Photos

CityFolk, the 4 day music festival held in Ottawa, Ontario, was held Sep 15-18th. This marked the second year for the event since re-branding itself and moving to Lansdowne Park. The festival made solid use of three stages: The City Stage on the Great Lawn, the Ravenlaw stage inside the Horticulture Building and the BMO stage inside the Aberdeen Pavillion. A difficulty evident last […]

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The New Alternative Music Festival

Every music festival these days is full of overwhelming corporate sponsorship. From the overbearing billboard displaying some awful mass market beer to catching Coldplay in the Nabisco tent, it’s hard to take anything important that these people say seriously. When someone gets on stage at Bonnaroo and rants about politics or social issues, it’s a bit hypocritical to say the least. […]

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CityFolk 2016 Preview

CityFolk 2016 Preview

The cooler evening breezes and earlier setting sun mark the arrival of CityFolk. Though previously housed at other venues, it returns to Ottawa’s Landsdowne Park for its sophomore year. The festival’s main City Stage is on the great lawn; however, there are two other side stages that offer a more intimate and indoor experience. These include both the Ravenlaw stage, […]

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Arboretum Festival 2016 in Photos

The 5th edition of Arboretum Festival ran from August 17th until August 21st. Although the Festival had numerous venues participating, all of the photos were taken in the final two evenings at the Festival Village at Ottawa City Hall. Ottawa is blessed with many music festivals throughout the summer, but ArboretumFest has quickly carved out a niche for themselves by […]

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Osheaga 2016 in Photos

Osheaga 2016 in Photos

Montreal’s 3-day music and visual arts festival, Osheaga, was held July 29th through 31st. With this year’s sold-out event showcasing over 100 international acts, there was ample opportunity to take in a favourite band or discover someone new. The festival showcased numerous musical genres including up-and-comers, of-the-moment musicians, and sought-after, top-tier talent, which included headliners  Radiohead, Lana Del Rey, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. […]

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Newport Folk Festival 2016 in Photos – Part II

As a complementary piece to our highlights of Newport Folk Festival 2016, The Revue has put together a 2-part pictorial of the artists featured during the 3-day event, which is held annually each July at Fort Adams State Park. If you missed Part 1, you’re encouraged to flip back to understand the attraction of this festival, and why it is […]

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Newport Folk Festival 2016 in Photos – Part I

For three days each July, Fort Adams State Park hosts the annual Newport Folk Festival. Inaugurated in 1959, this festival is a highly anticipated event that draws a loyal following returning year after year. When wandering the grounds and meandering between the four stages, it’s easy to understand the attraction. Whether the stage is graced by a musician for which you are unfamiliar, on the cusp of […]

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Pickathon Festival preview – Part II

Pickathon Festival preview – Part II

This weekend, The Revue will be on-site at the 18th annual Pickathon Festival in Oregon. If you’re planning to go (and why wouldn’t you?), you should gets tickets ASAP since VERY FEW weekend passes remain! Ticket info is available here, including details about on-site camping and the Curation Series of six specially planned dining experiences with live music from Pickathon artists. Speaking of tasty delights, this week Pickathon revealed […]

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Pickathon Festival preview – Part 1

Next weekend, The Revue will be on-site at the 18th annual Pickathon Festival in Oregon. This unique fest offers an eclectic mix of artists from multiple genres, from bluegrass to indie folk, psych rock to art rap, and a bit of everything in between. If its scenic location outside of Portland isn’t special enough, the small size (only 5,000 attendees) […]

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A Look Back at Newport Folk Fest ’16

A Look Back at Newport Folk Fest ’16

Every festival has a signature moment. It could be that one performance people will talk about for weeks after. It might be an expected collaboration that is recorded on every other attendee’s cellphone. Maybe it is a band digging deep into its catalogue to play a song not heard in years. Each Newport Folk Festival does not have a signature moment. […]

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Newport Folk Fest: Sunday Guide

Newport Folk Fest: Sunday Guide

With Day 2 wrapped up, it’s time to start planning for Day 3. If you’re like us, you’re probably a little bit tired right now. Reading about the artists who will take the stage on Sunday may perk you up. Once again, the Newport Folk Festival team have given us a fantastic lineup. Your schedule may have some conflicts or […]

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Newport Folk Fest 2016: Saturday Guide

Newport Folk Fest 2016: Saturday Guide

  Day 1 is in the books, and true to form the NFF gang have delivered a stellar opening. Now it is time to get ready for Saturday. We have tried to cover as many acts as possible. Download the Newport Folk Festival app or view the PDF Handbook that has the schedule and some important pointers if this is […]

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Float Fest 2016 Show Review

Float Fest 2016 Show Review

Float Fest just wrapped up it’s third year with a impressive crowd turnout and artist line up. Temperatures were hot throughout the entire weekend peaking at 97 F (36 C) during the daytime. Fortunately, the heat wasn’t an issue for the crowd because Float Fest offers a special activity – attendants had the option to cool off by “floating” the […]

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