Festivals
10 memories that make Shambhala my favorite festival
  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 top 10 memories from 2015. 1. Day Onesie Day Onesie is my oldest ongoing memory of Shambhala Music Festival. I honestly didn’t really know onesies were a thing before my first trip in 2013. I remember trying to find all sorts of guides and packing lists for this crazy party I was heading to (I...
Walk in Peace and Love: the 20th Gathering of the Vibes
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 to rain by those bold meteorologists at the Weather Channel (right on this one!), and the rain had seemed imminent for the entire hour and a half that I spent in line. The car’s temperature gauge was high and the seacoast was calm and ran perpendicular to the long, creeping file of cars, and across the...
Shambhala celebrates 18th year, fans continue to return!
A Preview for Shambhala 2015 British Columbia, CA Written by Matt Mayer What started as a 500 person party on a sunny weekend back in 1998 has blossomed into one of the most renowned electronic music festivals in the world. This August marks the 18th Shambhala Music Festival and online tickets are sold out. In the spirit of Shambhala, word of mouth continues to fuel the growth of this one of a kind gathering. The crazy part is that this happens without a single corporate sponsor. Shambhala is 100% independently owned and produced. Shambhala takes place in the majestic Salmo River...
Lightning in a Bottle’s Lucent Temple of Consciousness Creates an Oasis of Explorative Learning; Traditional Education Should Take Note
The state of education in America is a sore subject for many. Pathetic public investment in grade schools plus steadily increasing costs of higher education combine to make America one of the poorer performing Western countries when it comes to education. New models for education are springing up around the country, and while I’m not saying that music festivals may be the answer to our country’s education woes, I am convinced that progressive festivals like Lightning in a Bottle, which has dedicated half of its offerings to conscious, community oriented education, hold some of the answers to making learning fun...
Living Lucidity: 6 Ways to Integrate Lucidity Festival into Your Every Day
You danced, you connected, you blossomed. Lucidity 2015 was packed with love, intention, education, nature, and so many beautiful souls that were ready to connect the dots! By now, most of us are back to the ‘Real World’ yet still dreaming of our days at Lucidity. But wait, it’s not over! You can keep this magic flowing, you can keep connecting with spirit, you can certainly keep dancing! And we’ve outlined a little how-to guide for you here! Please enjoy our list of the top six ways to bring Lucidity festival into your everyday. And, for those of you who weren’t at Lucidity,...
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