Category Archives: Music Festivals

2014 Music Festivals By The Fitbit Numbers

I went to 5 music festivals in 2014. Thanks to my Fitbit I was able to see how many steps, miles and floors I walked at each of them. Of course Outside Lands in San Francisco had the highest number … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful 2014 – Day 3

Date: October 26, 2014 City: Las Vegas, NV Venue: Downtown Las Vegas The final day of Life is Beautiful 2014. THE ORWELLS – I had been looking forward to seeing this Chicago band. Unfortunately, lead singer Mario Cuomo appeared to … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful 2014 – Day 2

Date: October 25, 2014 City: Las Vegas, NV Venue: Downtown Las Vegas Day 2 started with a bit of a delay. The gates didn’t open as originally scheduled. There was quite a line to get in when I arrived. I … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful 2014 – Day 1

Date: October 24, 2014 City: Las Vegas, NV Venue: Downtown Las Vegas 2014 was Life is Beautiful’s second year. It was again held in Downtown Las Vegas, but did not include the El Cortez Hotel and Casino or some of … Continue reading

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Riot Fest Day 3 – Final Day

Date: September 14, 2014 City: Chicago, IL Venue: Humboldt Park The last day of the 10th anniversary of Riot Fest comes to an end. THE WHIGS – Athens, Georgia based garage rock band THE HOLD STEADY – Brooklyn based rock … Continue reading

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Riot Fest Day 2 – The Sun Comes Out

Date: September 13, 2014 City: Chicago, IL Venue: Humboldt Park The sun came out for day 2 of Riot Fest. Unfortunately the park had not dried from day 1’s rain. It was still muddy and slippery at the stages. I … Continue reading

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Riot Fest Day 1 – Rain, Mud and Rock

Date: September 12, 2014 City: Chicago, IL Venue: Humboldt Park I initially wasn’t able to get a ticket to Lollapalooza and couldn’t imagine not making my annual trip to Chicago so I bought a ticket to Riot Fest. This was … Continue reading

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