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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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Made In America Debuts in Los Angeles – Day 2

Date: August 31, 2014 City: Los Angeles, CA Venue: Grand Park After the disorganization of day 1, I debated selling my ticket for day 2. But my curiosity to see if any improvements would be made got the better of … Continue reading

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Made In America Debuts in Los Angeles – Day 1

Date: August 30, 2014 City: Los Angeles, CA Venue: Grand Park Jay Z and Steve Stoute founded Made In America Festival in 2012. The festival was held on Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway. In 2014 the festival expanded to Downtown Los … Continue reading

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My First Outside Lands Day 3

Date: August 10, 2014 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: Golden Gate Park My first Outside Lands comes to an end. THE BOTS – This rock duo from Glendale, CA consists of brothers Anaiah and Mikaiah Lei. They said they were … Continue reading

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My First Outside Lands Day 2

Date: August 9, 2014 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: Golden Gate Park For me day 2 was all about getting to see Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers for the first time. DUM DUM GIRLS – I first saw Dum Dum … Continue reading

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