A Story from Lockn’ Music Festival Oak Ridge Farm, Arrington, VA September 11th – 13th, 2015 Written by Alex Kratzert * “Magic is what we do. Music is how we do it.” – Jerry Garcia Also from Jerry, “What we do is as American as lynch mobs. America has always been a complex place.” * Thursday The rain stopped when night came and we were driving south toward Lockn’ Music Festival. I was with one friend and…
Berries and JAM
A Story from Lockn’ Music Festival Oak Ridge Farm, Arrington, VA September 11th – 13th, 2015 Written by Alex Kratzert * “Magic is what we do. Music is how we do it.” – Jerry Garcia Also from Jerry, “What we do is as American as lynch…
In a saturated festival market, where lineups and themes start to blur into eachother, you have to pick wisely. This year’s 10 year Re:Union of Symbiosis was my big pick of the summer, and I was not disappointed. I had not attended a Symbiosis event…
A Preview for Lockn’ Music Festival September 10th – 13th, 2015 Arrington, VA Written by Alex Kratzert It has been a fine summer to hear music, one which has had many firsts to accompany that big goodbye. Aside from those Fare Thee Well shows was…
Hands down, Shambhala is my favorite music festival. It was the first festival I went to and if I ever stop festivaling it will be the last one I attend. A third year in a row attendee, each year gets better and better. These are my…
The technology boom of the Information Age opened a new realm of possibilities for music production. “Electronic music” has evolved to encompass infinite genres capable of satisfying any musical craving. This platform allows artists’ creativity to run wild and often results in a harmonious blend of art mediums….
A Story of the 20th Gathering of the Vibes July 30th – August 2nd, 2015 Seaside Park, Bridgeport CT Written by Alex Kratzert Day I I was alone in my Volvo 240 at the security check when it began to rain. It had been predicted…
Content produced by Jessica Dugan Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have legalized some form of cannabis. With aid from a strong force of activists, including the mothers of sick children who would benefit from medical marijuana, Pennsylvania is soon to join the progressive…
On Friday, August 7th, Wild Forests & Fauna is hosting a celebration and fundraising party from 6-11pm at the Verdi Club, located at 2424 Mariposa Street in the Mission District of San Francisco. Come out and celebrate the protection of Mother Earth’s most divine regions…
As I moved my hand with his, I was in a complete state of flow, ever present and connected to the music. Then, suddenly, he lifted me up and I was free-falling over his shoulder, but somehow I landed gently back on the wooden floor…
Earlier this month, the sun shined warmly on the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, CO for the second annual NoCo Hemp Expo. Surrounded by panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains, hemp enthusiasts lined the expo’s entrance with excitement for a budding industry. Over 1250 attendees gathered…
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