We get asked one question more than any other, “Can I bring my kids to this festival?” Specifically to Folly Fest. We get it. You’re not dead yet, you’re just trying to retain something vaguely reminiscent of your former social lives in this post-apocalyptic world you call ‘parenthood’.
The answer is yes. Absolutely. But maybe it’s best you know what you’re getting into first. Continue reading Folly Fest: A Guide To Parenting And Festivals
Future Forest has had more than its share of hard knocks this year. Festival organizer Tim Kukula had his home broken into, with money and equipment for the festival being stolen. Now, with festival season underway, it looks like Future Forest situation has drastically changed for the better. Continue reading Exclusive: Future Forest Finally Releases 2017 Lineup & Poster
I may not be a singer. I may not play an instrument. But I have a Song in Me.
On the last weekend of May, I enjoyed the Living Roots Music Festival. Being a festival goer last year and an ongoing festival volunteer (at other festivals), I decided the best way to enjoy Living Roots was throwing myself to the organizers’ whims as a volunteer. Continue reading Living Roots Music Festival: Firsthand Experience As A Festival Volunteer
Four of New Brunswick’s music festivals have stepped up their game when it comes to preparedness. When you’ve got hundreds, if not thousands of people at your event, many of which may or may not be in an altered state of mind, it’s best to keep a sharp eye out. While New Brunswick’s festival atmosphere is notoriously friendly, organizers want to ensure that everyone is being mindful of consent.
Continue reading Project Soundcheck: New Brunswick Festivals Tackle Sexual Assault
Yesterday, the TD Halifax Jazz Festival announced that singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith will be opening for Blue Rodeo at the Main Stage on Friday, July 14th. Sexsmith is an incredible addition to an already jam-packed line up, including Anderson .Paak, Jo Mersa Marley, Jesse Royal, Andy Shauf, and more. In addition to various concerts throughout the city, the festival includes local workshops and free concerts from July 12-16th. Continue reading Halifax Jazz Festival Announces Ron Sexsmith & Free Shows