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Now we have to say goodbye to raving for the foreseeable future, It’s time to ask a few questions: Is it OK to grieve for it? Was it ever a good idea to rave in the face of a pandemic? Can dancing to 160bpm+ hardcore be bittersweet?
Last month saw the last of our public
Burning Man is continuing with plans to host its summer festival despite a number of large-scale events like the Olympics being postponed because of coronavirus.
Burning Man announced on 20 March that it has decided not to cancel its festival, which is to take place in five months in Nevada, in response to the spread of Covid-19.
“We believe the
Burning Man is going full steam ahead with its scheduled plans.
While much of the entertainment world, including festivals like Coachella and Miami Ultra, have postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Burning Man remains scheduled for Aug. 30 through Sept. 7.
And tickets go on sale — 20,000 tickets are available for $475 a pop — on April
Reports are coming in from Panama that hundreds of doofers, artists and crew have been placed in a forced lockdown by the army on the Tribal Gathering site due to fears the number of international travellers at the festival may infect the local population with COVID-19.
Organisers of the event, Geoparadise, posted on their Facebook
You can’t get much more grassroots than your 89-year-old grandma handing out scones to the vollies, your mum and aunties manning the gate, and your brother and cousins running the site maintenance.
And, as anyone who has ever made the trek to Esoteric will tell you, this event will make you feel like you’re part
The 2020 installment of The Do LaB‘s annual Lightning in a Bottle music festival has been cancelled, according to a statement issued on March 13. The Do LaB attributed the event’s indefinite cancellation to health concerns related to the coronavirus as well as the capacity restrictions imposed by the state of California’s recent suspension of gatherings
Spare a thought for the embattled Rainbow Serpent Festival organisers who have cancelled their rescheduled Regen event set to take place over Easter.
It’s the second time organisers have had to delay after a bushfire devastated the festival site in December forcing the postponement of the traditional January party. All ticket holders will be automatically
Who stole the show in the shadows of Australia’s Grampian Mountains? Xiaoran Shi tells all.
In a time of escalating panic about the global COVID-19 pandemic and the necessary virtues of social distancing, there was something delirious, nay illicit, about 10,000 people descending on a remote plot of land in the Victorian bush—far from any
Happy Daze Festival has released its mammoth lineup for the 2020 edition, tempting everyone at Half Wild HQ to pack some bathers and dancing pants and book flights to the Whitsundays.
Held over 29 – 31 May, Happy Daze may just be the most perfectly located festival in the country. Held on a stunning site
Aviram Saharai & Matan Kadosh / Vini Vici (pronounced “Vini Vichi”). “Few acts have such a well-defined signature sound” – quoting none other than trance icon Armin Van Buuren, when asked to describe the Vini Vici duo.
Although the Vini Vici jam is labeled as Psytrance, their cataclysmic, yet authentic & mesmerising sound took them
A lineup to die for, Nina Kraviz and FJAAK at Sydney’s best club Universal. Despite multiple clashes of Days Like This Festival, Pitch Music and Arts and also a range of other club nights across the country, 700 keen punters embarked on the Oxford St dance haven to engage with potentially the strongest club night
Coachella won’t be happening next month.
As the Coronavirus spreads across the globe and beats-up the stock markets, Coachella has been postponed to avoid the worst of the health crisis.
Coachella and its sister festival Stagecoach have been in limbo over recent days, and with SXSW getting shut down for the year, the choices had