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BeachLife 2022  

BeachLife 2022  

Larson Sutton on June 5, 2022
photo credit: Larson Sutton The third installment of BeachLife, Southern California’s annual three-day fest in the Seaside Lagoon of Redondo Beach, arrived just eight months after its sophomore edition.  The quick turnaround returned the romp to its original May spot, and also confirmed the rumor that, indeed, there will be another BeachLife in September: BeachLife […]
Maple House Music + Arts Festival

Maple House Music + Arts Festival

Words and photos by John Patrick Gatta on June 3, 2022
Midway through Lake Street Dive’s hour-long set, lead vocalist Rachel Price joyfully expressed tothe nearly 6,500 in attendance at the inaugural Maple House Music + Arts Festival, “Isn’t this fun? Live music.”  Everyone understood what she meant. The one-day festival at Hartwood Acres, just outside of Pittsburgh, indicated to music lovers that we may finally […]
Jim James, Kermit the Frog, Trey Anastasio, Hozier, Mavis Staples, Judy Collins, Robin Pecknold and More Help Close Out Newport Folk 2019 with All-Star Set

Jim James, Kermit the Frog, Trey Anastasio, Hozier, Mavis Staples, Judy Collins, Robin Pecknold and More Help Close Out Newport Folk 2019 with All-Star Set

July 29, 2019
all photos by Dean Budnick and Caroline Budnick Newport Folk Festival wrapped up its 60th anniversary celebration on Sunday with another collaborative day of music, culminating in a star-studded “If I Had a Song” set of classic folk tunes featuring a parade of musicians from throughout the weekend’s lineup, along with some unexpected appearances. Collaborations […]