Festivals

Arts Beats & Eats Closes Out The Summer Season Right

By Phoenixx Staff | September 3, 2018

Ford Arts Beats & Eats celebrated its 21st year by bringing end of summer fun to the Detroit suburb of Royal Oak. The bustling festival spanned four total days, extending through the holiday weekend and wrapping up on Labor Day Monday. Several artists lined the streets with tent shops, showcasing everything from handcrafted treasures to…

AWOLNATION Make Welcome Stop At Arts Beats & Eats

By Phoenixx Staff | September 2, 2018

AWOLNATION made a great tour stop on Sunday September 2nd at Royal Oak Michigan’s Arts Beats & Eats festival. A gentleman from Detroit’s radio station, Alt 106.7 introduced the band. He had even personally suggested AWOLNATION to play at the festival. Louis Armstrong’s “What A Wonderful World” greeted the band to the stage. The roaring…

Maha Festival Announces Its 10th Anniversary Lineup

By Phoenixx Staff | April 24, 2018

Omaha‘s jewel festival, Maha, has announced its exceptional 2018 roster. The two-day event will take place this year on Friday August 17th and Satruday August 18th in Stinson Park in the lovely Omaha, Nebraska. The festival will feature 16 bands, and be headlined by the likes of Weezer, indie greats TV On The Radio, Father…

Ludacris – A Welcome Highlight Of Summerfest

By Phoenixx Staff | July 18, 2017

Ludacris put on a dynamic show for Summerfest’s 50th year on Sunday July 2nd. Just after the 10 o’clock hour, DJ Infamous took to and set the stage and addressed, “I’m Ludacris’ DJ, you know what that means!” He encouraged everyone to wave their hands and make some noise to welcome Ludacris out. To a…

Summerfest Shines In Its 50th Year

By Phoenixx Staff | July 10, 2017

Summerfest delighted fans from far and wide in its golden year over an eleven day span. Buzzing with excited anticipation that had been building up for months on end, Milwaukee’s highlight kicked off its festivities on Wednesday June 28th. Despite some rain and severe storms, the festival partied on, not dampening acts like popstars Misterwives,…

AWOLNATION Sail Into Summerfest With Stellar Set

By Phoenixx Staff | July 6, 2017

Powerhouse rock band, AWOLNATION came full force with an incredible showing to this year’s edition of Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI. The band started their set off strong at 10 PM on Thursday July 6th. Lead singer, Aaron Bruno commented on the vast array of audience members that had turned up to fill the seats around…

Peter Frampton – Summerfest Loves Your Way!

By Phoenixx Staff | July 2, 2017

Music legend Peter Frampton made a memorable stop at Summerfest’s 50th installment in Milwaukee on Sunday July 2nd. The incredible musician took to the stage at 9:30 PM to a deafening cheer from the crowd, who rose to their feet in delight. The celebrated and famed guitarist was inducted into the Musicians Hall Of Fame…

Festival Local GGOOLLDD Dazzles At Summerfest

By Phoenixx Staff | June 29, 2017

Milwaukee electropop heroes GGOOLLDD put in another impressive showing at this year’s Summerfest in their hometown. Exuberant fans turned out in droves to support the band for their Thursday June 29th set at the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage. GGOOLLDD played both old and new tracks as lead singer, Margaret Butler was dressed beautifully head to…

The Magnettes Deliver Passionate Summerfest Set Ahead Of Debut Album

By Phoenixx Staff | June 28, 2017

The Magnettes turned in an incredible performance at Summerfest‘s 50th installation in Milwaukee on Wednesday. The festival, in its golden year, kicked off festivities on June 28th. At the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage, Swedish outfit, The Magnettes brought energy and relatability, delighting a hooked audience. Dressed in black and white cheerleader outfits that displayed…

(11) Days of Summerfest

By Phoenixx Staff | July 10, 2016

Summerfest Thrilled Fans From All Over the Map in its 49th Year Milwaukee locals and festival-goers from literally all over the map turned up to celebrate the 49th edition of Summerfest down by the water. The 11 day event spanned from June 29th until July 10th with a day off for Independence Day celebration. The…

Chill On The Hill Rocks The Motor City

By Phoenixx Staff | September 13, 2015

Sterling Heights’ Chill On The Hill festival wrapped up it’s music-filled weekend Sunday at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre. Saturday’s festival found the likes of Weezer, Arkells and Panic! At The Disco, while Sunday’s top acts included Cage The Elephant, Coheed and Cambria, X Ambassadors, Cold War Kids, Detroit’s own Dale Earndhardt Jr. Jr. and Robert DeLong.…

Big Guava Festival Sizzles In Tampa

By Phoenixx Staff | May 9, 2015

Tampa’s Big Guava Festival delivered two days of musical fun Friday and Saturday at the Florida State Fairgrounds. With both indoor and outdoor stages, as well as a headlining amphitheater, music could be found all around. Tall palm trees gave the perfect tropical ambiance for the hot hot Friday and Saturday, with temperatures well into…