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Bella Terra: The Beautiful Land Of Music

Bella Terra: The Beautiful Land Of Music

Making its third annual run August 16 through19, 2012, Bella Terra achieved winning status among the smaller scale festivals of the summer. Held at Gardner’s Farm in Stephentown, NY, the fest was tucked in between upstate New York and the Berkshires of western Massachusetts ...

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August 23rd, 2012

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CounterPoint Gears Up For Booming Atlanta Debut

CounterPoint Gears Up For Booming Atlanta Debut

The 2012 music festival season has made the world’s favorite inescapable pastime more popular than ever before. As this go-around begins to slow down, there’s one more festival pouncing onto the scene, ready to make some memorable noise. Introducing CounterPoint, an ...

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August 21st, 2012

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Catalpa NYC: Pouring Rains & Growing Pains

Catalpa NYC: Pouring Rains & Growing Pains

With the growing success of Governors Ball and Electric Zoo, it is only natural that a new contender would enter the New York festival mix. Say hello to Catalpa NYC, a two-day music festival that had its very first run on Randall’s Island this past weekend. Melodysiac was on

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August 7th, 2012

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Miami’s Lights Out Festival Shines With Potential

Miami’s Lights Out Festival Shines With Potential

On Saturday, July 21 , Melodysiac was invited to walk a red carpet – one that did not lead to ogling swimsuit models in their Miami Swim Week best. Instead, our crimson catwalk guided inside to a world of audio-visual fantasy – come to life. Inside of Soho Studios, the VIP ...

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July 30th, 2012

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Experience Miami’s Debut Lights Out Festival – On Us

Experience Miami’s Debut Lights Out Festival – On Us

As we recover from CBGB, head out to Camp Bisco and prepare for Catalpa NYC, there’s one Miami gem sandwiched in between Melodysiac’s packed July festival schedule we’re most definitely making time for. Introducing Lights Out Festival, a brand new animal curated by ...

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July 11th, 2012

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Leather, Punks & Attitude: Inaugural CBGB Fest

Leather, Punks & Attitude: Inaugural CBGB Fest

CBGB was once a New York institution. Not only was this infamous club the first stop for countless young artists and bands, but it was also a mecca for the leather-clad, punk-loving underground music movement of the late 1970s through the ‘80s. And while the doors to this ...

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July 11th, 2012

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Governors Ball 2012: Intimate Vibes & Indie Nostalgia

Governors Ball 2012: Intimate Vibes & Indie Nostalgia

This past weekend marked the return of Governors Ball Music Festival to NYC. Bigger, longer and way stronger, this year’s fest featured an extra day, a new location and a barrage of big-name talent. Melodysiac was there check out the action and recap it all for you. So, ...

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June 26th, 2012

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Snag Two Free Passes To NYC’s Inaugural CBGB Fest

Snag Two Free Passes To NYC’s Inaugural CBGB Fest

It’s summertime, which means festival season is in full swing. And, boy do we have some great giveaways up our sleeves so you don’t have to shatter the bank to get to each and every awesome extravaganza. Our first summer ticket giveaway belongs to the brand-spankin’ new CBGB

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June 26th, 2012

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A Festival Is Born: Long Live CBGB

A Festival Is Born: Long Live CBGB

We have all heard of the legendary CBGB & OMFUG. This club on the Bowery played a key role in making the New York music scene what it is today, embracing the dirt, grime and guts of the 1970s-‘80s Big Apple noise. Founder Hilly Kristal put a stress on being unique, ...

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June 21st, 2012

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An Ode To The New Bonnaroo

An Ode To The New Bonnaroo

My first Bonnaroo was in 2006. I had just finished college and was couch surfing/job hunting around New York when a friend and I decided to drive down and escape our post-grad limbo. Once there, I was immediately in love with everything the festival had to offer; the ...

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June 13th, 2012

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