On this episode of Live Fix Radio we’re continuing our exploration of Bon Iver and the power of the little things and chatting with fellow concert fan Isabel about how this picture of Justin Vernon’s “that was then” tattoo inspired Isabel to get her own tattoo. Isabel’s also tells us why she’ll never forget […]
Yes, it’s amazing what our imaginations can dream up before technology can make it happen. I say this because when I let my imagination run wild during my Adventures of Johnny Rawkwriter experiment I wrote about the first concert in space where the venue would allow you to re-experience or venture […]
Continuing our exploration of concert fan contests for your live music enjoyment, here’s a quick note for those of you looking to win a VIP trip to Bonnaroo and possibly Lollaplooza or Bumpershoot. This is a fun little contest, sponsored by State Farm Nation, that I found while scoping out the live Coachella stream on […]
As you know, we’ve been following the events leading up to Coachella these last couple of months and tonight the festival got underway in Indio, CA. And to continue our ongoing sensory experiments and explorations of brands doing interesting things to enhance the live and virtual concert experience, we’ve got some very chewy news for […]
Following in Coachella’s footsteps, this week Sasquatch Festival announced that it has sold out too. I guess fans are excited to see Foo Fighters, The Flaming Lips, Wilco, Modest Mouse and the rest of the lineup live in The Gorge again. But we’re wondering…is there a sellout conspiracy going on? Is there a connection between […]
We told you about the Coachella 2011 fake poster rumors getting squashed with Kayne West, Kings of Leon and The Strokes headliner announcement. And now here’s a mega post on the lowdown about all the fun contests going on this year, including a chance to win a trip to party in the desert and help […]
Coachella sells out in a week? A rapper threatens to shoot up a crowd? Linkin Park is using fans to test out new marketing channels? Parrot Heads go from ecstasy to horror in a matter of seconds? Foursquare expanding its concert experiments? A Live Nation lawsuit?
This week Coachella Music Festival announced their 2011 lineup feature some solid headliners Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Kings of Leon and many many many more bands. Now, here’s a round up of some fake Coachella poster line up fun that we’ve enjoyed before and after the lineup announcement, plus some other festival news you’ll want […]
Are online concert experiences changing the way we connect with each other during regular concerts? And what happens when you add social networking elements into the mix? Will the opportunity to share, chat about and discover live music together online with friends re-define both the online and real concert experience?
As the summer concert season begins to heat up, let’s see which festivals are offering iPhone apps and giving fans easy access to set lists, exclusive content and mobile alternatives to the crumpled paper schedule.
Summer seems so far away, but it’s that time of year when the summer music festivals announce their lineups and fans start to plan their escape. Coachella’s boasting a pretty impressive line up this year. But it’s these two contests that will give fans the chance to win a trip to party in the desert […]
Lollapalooza officially announced its 2009 lineup yesterday. And according to Billboard here’s what festival founder Perry Farrell had to say about live music meeting our need to escape. “At Lollapalooza, we’re selling more tickets than ever,” Farrell told Reuters. “People need an even bigger excuse to escape more than ever and there is no better escape than going to […]
I’ve never directly mentioned the effect of the recession on the live music industry on Live Exhaust before, but after I read this Idolator article about Coachella’s layaway ticket plan and the festival season ticket price pinch, I thought I had better see what your thoughts are. The comments in the Idolator article weren’t a […]
When I read this Press-Enterprise story by Vanessa Frank about 6 year old Eavan Gilhuly attending last year’s Coachella festival with her mom and then covering this year’s Coachella music festival for a print publication, I was excited to think about all the experimenting possibilities a story like this presents when looking for and testing […]