MUSIC FESTIVALS

Organized in chronological order, the key for coverage is as follows :

a – article | p – photo | v – video | P – podcast | italicized font denotes a pending upload

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2011

JANUARY

JAM CRUISE 9

JAM CRUISE 9 PHOTO BOOTH – Part 3| “GROOVE BOOTH” photo booth

JAM CRUISE 9 PHOTO BOOTH – Part 2 | “GROOVE BOOTH” photo booth

JAM CRUISE 9 PHOTO BOOTH – Part 1 | “GROOVE BOOTH” photo booth

JAM CRUISE 9 by DIRTY SANTA | Contributing Writer & Photographer: Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

SUMMER CAMP 2010 Photo Booth

2010 Summer Camp Photo Booth – PART 3| “Groove Booth” photo booth

2010 Summer Camp Photo Booth – PART 2 | “Groove Booth” photo booth

2010 Summer Camp Photo Booth – PART 1 | “Groove Booth” photo booth

2010

DECEMBER

Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival

Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival DAY 1| Contributing Writer/Photographer : Tom Fennel IV

Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival DAY 2 | Contributing Writer/Photographer : Tom Fennel IV

Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival DAY 3 | Contributing Writer/Photographer : Tom Fennel IV

NOVEMBER

Bear Creek Music Festival

2010 Bear Creek Music Festival Photos | Contributing Photographer : Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

October

Burning Man | Black Rock, NV

Burning Man 2010 | Photos | Contributing Photographer : Andrew Wyatt

Black Water Music Festival | FL

Black Water Music Festival | Contributing Photographer : Fran Ruchalski

WANDERLUST | Lake Tahoe, CA

Wanderlusting with Ana Sia | Interview| Contributing Writer : Brooke Kettering

NORTH COAST | Chicago, IL

De La Soul | North Coast Music Festival | Chicago, IL | Video Production : Raymond Grubb

SEPTEMBER

CAMP BISCO 9 | Mariaville, NY

BASSNECTAR | Camp Bisco 9 | Mariaville, NY | Editing, Production, Color: Raymond Grubb ; Cameras: Michael Dedenbach, Raymond Grubb; Audio: James Linck

NORTH COAST | Chicago, IL

NORTH COAST PROMO PHOTOS | Contributing Photographer : Julie Collins

LOLLAPALOOZA | Chicago, IL

DIRTY PROJECTORS Pt. 2 | LOLLAOALOOZA PreParty 2010 | Congress Theater | Video Production : Raymond Grubb ; Audio Engineer : James Linck

AUGUST

HEAD JAMZ 2010 | TN

Head Jamz 2010 Review | Head Jamz Music Festival | Contributing Writer : Bryan Flanagan

Introducing Bryan and Head Jamz 2010 | Contributing Writer : Bryan Flanagan

LOLLAPALOOZA | Chicago, IL

DIRTY PROJECTORS | LOLLAOALOOZA PreParty 2010 | Congress Theater | Video Production : Raymond Grubb ; Audio Engineer : James Linck

SOUNDGARDEN | LOLLAPALOOZA Music Festival 2010 | Contributing Photographer : M. McManmon

WANDERLUST | Lake Tahoe, CA

B-rookie Wanderlusts 2010 | Wanderlust Music Festival | Contributing Writer & Photographer : Brooke Kettering

Gathering of the Vibes | CT

Photos of the Vibes | Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival | Contributing Photographer : Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

Gathering of the Vibes 2010 | Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival | Contributing Writer : Garret K. Woodward ; Contributing Photographer : Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

CAMP EUFORIA | Iowa City, IA (v)

Camp Euforia 2010 | featuring EOTO ; Euforquestra | Contributing Writer : Griffen Harris ; Contributing Photographer : Carrie Guenther ; Video Production : Elliott Beenk & Joe Bookman

JULY

AUDIOTISTIC | San Bernadino, CA

Audiotistic 2010 | Audiotistic | Contributing Writer : Brooke Kettering ; Contributing Photographer : Kevin Craig

CAMP BISCO 9 | Mariaville, NY (v)

Big Gigantic | Camp Bisco 9 | Video Production : Michael Dedenbach, James Linck & Raymond Grubb

NATEVA MUSIC FESTIVAL | OXFORD, MA

NATEVA 2010 IN PHOTOGRAPHS | Contributing Photographer: Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

“Documenting Nateva Just As” | Contributing Writer: Garret K. Woodward

BONNAROO MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL | MANCHESTER, TN

“GREENEROO”| A look at the greening initiatives of Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 2010 | Contributing Writer: Rashon A. Massey

SUMMER CAMP Music Festival | Chillicothe, IL (v)

moe. | Summer Camp Music Festival | Video Production : Raymond Grubb

RFWtv SUMMERCAMP 2010 Intro | Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

JULY Pre-Festival Coverage

“Preview the Vibes” | Gathering of the Vibes Preview | Contributing Writer: Garret K. Woodward

JUNE

SUMMER CAMP Music Festival | Chillicothe, IL (v)

The Macpodz | Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

G. LOVE | Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

PRETTY LIGHTS| Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

BASSNECTAR | Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

JUNE Pre-Festival Coverage

WANDERLUST Festival 2010

PITCHFORK Music Festival

Jeff Tweedy Pens for Mavis Staples

AUDIOTISTIC! Preview

NATEVA Preview!

Perry Farrell Gears for LOLLAPALOOZA

Staples, WILCO and LOLLAPALOOZA

“Road to Bonnaroo” Winners

MAY

Camp Bisco For Remix Contest

Keys to the Barn – Bonnaroo & FUSE Sweepstakes

Best of British Album Takes On A Festival Green Theme

APRIL Pre-Festival Coverage

2009

Hoxeyville Music Festival | Manistee National Forest, MI (v)

GALACTIC | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009 | RFWtv (v)

Buddy Guy | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009  | RFWtv (v)

EOTO | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009 | RFWtv (v)

Hot Buttered Rum | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009 | RFWtv (v)

MARCH

Snoe.Down 2010

Part 1 | Contributing Writer : Garret K. Woodward | Contributing Photographer : Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

Part 2 | Contributing Writer : Garret K. Woodward | Contributing Photographer : Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

MARCH Pre-Festival Coverage

15sec FAME – Episode 01 | Rashon talks about Jay-Z in the White House, Lady Gaga and Beyonce’s debut of the “Telephone” music video, new album releases (Gorillaz, Broken Bells and White Stripes), the JUNO award nomination for Deadmau5 and music festicals including ULTRA, Coachella and Snoe.Down. For more information, visit Rashon A. Massey’s “15sec FAME” blog at Roving Festival Writer ( TheRFW.com ).

Unearthed at Wuhnurth 2009 – Trailer for the documentary film

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL – Final Artist Additions

Free “Best of Bonnaroo” Download

FEBRUARY

SARANAC LAKE WINTER CARNIVAL

Contributing Writer : Garret K. Woodward | Contributing Photographer : Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

FEBRUARY Pre-Festival Coverage

ESSENCE Music Festival Announced – Initial Artist Lineup Confirmations

ULTRA Lineup Additions – Second Round of Artist Additions

BONNAROO Tick-Tock Lineup – Initial Artist Lineup Confirmations

GLOBAL INHERITANCE RETURNS to COACHELLA – Newswire

COACHELLA – INFECTED MUSHROOM – Major Tour Date Announcement – Newswire

Camp Bisco Date + Disco Biscuits Interview – Newswire

JANUARY | Pre-Festival Coverage

SPECIAL FEATURE | A DECADE OF BURNING MAN – PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION – Contributing Photographer : Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

ROAD to BONNAROO – Road to Bonnaroo Returns for 2010 Round

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL – LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT

COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL – LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT

New Orleans Jazz Festival – Simon & Garfunkel Added As Headliners

Ann Arbor Folk Festival – Line Up Announcement

WAKARUSA 2010

SUMMER CAMP Music Festival – Initial Line Up Released

2009

MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

56 Hope Road – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

Dirtfoot – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

Hundred Hand String Band – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

Robots vs Dinosaurs – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

Darrell Lea – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

Summer Camp Music Festival – (v)

Part I | Part II

GIRL TALK – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

PANGEA – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

LOTUS – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

GOMEZ – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Moe. – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Umphrey’s McGee - Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Willie Nelson - Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Wakarusa Music Festival – (a,p,v)

Wakarusa 2009 Festival Review – Ozark, AR (a)

Wakarusa 2009 Photographs : “Rah’s Memorable People/Moments” – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (p)

Klean Kanteen – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (a,v)

Edge of Imagination Station Interview (w/ Johnny Villarreal, Creator) – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

DAY 1 – Edge of Imagination Station – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

DAY 2 – Edge of Imagination Station – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

DAY 3 – Edge of Imagination Station – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

DAY 4 – Edge of Imagination Station – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

ROTHBURY Music Festival – (a,p,v)

Part I (1/2) | Part I (2/2) | Part II

Rothbury 2009 | RFWtv Festival Archives Video| Part 1 (1/2) | featuring Brett Dennen (songs/interview), Les Claypool, The Black Crowes – Rothbury, MI (v)

Rothbury 2009 | RFWtv Festival Archives Video | Part 1 (2/2) | featuring SOULIVE, String Cheese Incident, Pretty Lights (songs/interview) – Rothbury, MI (v)

Rothbury 2009 | RFWtv Festival Archives Video | Part 2 | featuring The DEAD, Toubab Krewe (songs/interview), Hill Country Revue (songs/interview), Matisyahu, Martin Sexton, The Macpodz – Rothbury, MI (v)

Rothbury 2009 | Editor’s Note | Lions & Hyenas – ROTHBURY Music Festival – Rothbury, MI – (a)

Rothbury v Rothbury | Round 1 – ROTHBURY Music Festival – Rothbury, MI – (a)

Rothbury v Rothbury | Round 2 – ROTHBURY Music Festival – Rothbury, MI – (a)

Rothbury Photo Booth 1 – ROTHBURY Music Festival – Rothbury, MI – (p)

Rothbury Photo Booth 2 – ROTHBURY Music Festival – Rothbury, MI – (p)

Rothbury Photo Booth 3 – ROTHBURY Music Festival – Rothbury, MI – (p)

Rothbury Photo Booth 4 – ROTHBURY Music Festival – Rothbury, MI – (p)

Rothbury Photo Booth 5 – ROTHBURY Music Festival – Rothbury, MI – (p)

Rothbury Photo Booth 6 – ROTHBURY Music Festival – Rothbury, MI – (p)

VANS WARPED TOUR | New Jersey – (p,v)

Kevin Lyman (interview) – VANS WARPED TOUR – New Jersey (v)

Alexisonfire (interview) – VANS WARPED TOUR – New Jersey (v)

VOODOO FEST | New Orleans, LA – (a, p)

A Dark Omen of Good Times – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (a)

Janelle Monae – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

EMINEM f/ D12 – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

The Flaming Lips – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

Black Keys – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

Gogol Bordello – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

Jane’s Addiction – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

Lenny Kravitz – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

KISS – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

JUSTICE – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

WOLFMOTHER – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

WIDESPREAD PANIC – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

Shooter Jennings – VOODOO FEST – New Orleans, LA (p)

Hoxeyville Music Festival | Manistee National Forest, MI (v)

GALACTIC | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009 | RFWtv (v)

Buddy Guy | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009  | RFWtv (v)

EOTO | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009 | RFWtv (v)

Hot Buttered Rum | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009 | RFWtv (v)

Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival | Chicago, IL (a, p, v)

Dr. Dog – Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival | Contributing Writer & Photographer : Rashon Massey (a,p) | Chicago, IL

Dr. Dog | RFWtv | Festival Archive – 2009 Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival (v) | Chicago, IL

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2006

Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (p)


Animal Liberation Orchestra – Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (p)

Michael Franti & Spearhead – Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (p)

The Flaming Lips – Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (p)

Lotus – Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (p)

JJ Grey & MOFRO – Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (p)

Tim Reynolds – Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (p)

Yard Dog Road Show – Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (p)

Common Grounds Music Festival – Detroit, MI – (a,v)

DAY1 | Day2

Keb Mo – Common Grounds Music Festival – Detroit, MI – (p,v)

Bonnie Raitt – Common Grounds Music Festival – Detroit, MI – (p,v)

2008

Langerado Music Festival – Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Day 1 | Festival Review

The Roots – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (p)

Ozomatli – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL -(p)

The New Master Sounds – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Brett Dennen – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

311- Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Matisyahu – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Beastie Boys – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (p)

REM -Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL (v)

Ben Folds – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (p)

Sierra Leone Refugee All Starts – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Benevento Russo Duo – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (p)

Backyard Tire Fire – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress – (v)

The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Blind Melon – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (a,v)

Part 1 | Part 2

Avett Brothers – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Blind Melon – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Family Groove Company – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Umprey’s McGee – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Moe. – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (v)

Part 1 | Part 2

Tilly and the Wall – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Mates of State – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Ivan Neville’s Dumpsta Funk – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Tea Leaf Green – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

State Radio – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Randy Crouch – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Leftover Salmon – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Flaming Lips – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival – Manchester, TN

The Lee Boys – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Zach Gill – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Jack Johnson – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

What Made Milwaukee Famous – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Steel Train – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Don Dilego – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Rotary Downs – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Rothbury Music Festival – Rothbury, MI

Bettye Lavette – Rothbury Music Festival, Rothbury, MI – (P)

Derek Trucks – Rothbury Music Festival, Rothbury, MI – (P)

Susan Tedeschi – Rothbury Music Festival, Rothbury, MI – (P)

Pangea – Rothbury Music Festival, Rothbury, MI – (P)

The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker – Rothbury Music Festival, Rothbury, MI – (P)

Camp Bisco – Mariaville, New York

Tea Leaf Green – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Disco Biscuits – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

U-Melt – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Future Rock – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

The Juice – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Fiction Plane – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Amp Live – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

The Chameleon Project – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Lotus – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)


Dunegrass Music Festival – Empire, MI

Abigail Washburn & the Sparrow Quartet – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)

Del McCoury – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)

The Ragbirds – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)

Backyard Tire Fire – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)

Punch Brother – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)


Trinumeral – Ashville, North Carolina

Lotus – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

Mahavishnu Project – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

The GZA – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

SeepeopleS – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

Strut – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

Arts, Beats & Eats – Pontiac, MI

Blues Travelers – Arts, Beats & Eats, Pontiac, MI – (v)

Rusted Root – Arts, Beats & Eats, Pontiac, MI – (v)


Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival – Honolulu, HI

Papa Mali – Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival, Honolulu, HI – (v)

Brett Dennen – Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival, Honolulu, HI – (v)

Bill Kreutzman – Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival, Honolulu, HI – (v)