music festival Archives

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Restaurateur Julian Wright says the Mill Avenue music scene had a heyday in the ‘90s, when Hayden Square Amphitheater would host national touring acts like Phish. Wright, who owns Pedal Haus on Mill Avenue, is reviving the intimate outdoor venue and Tempe’s music scene with a one-day music festival aptly named Hay Day Music Fest. The event will take place on Saturday, September 28 from 2 to 11:30 p.m. The lineup was handpicked by Wright,...

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Phoenix has successfully survived its first full-sized music, arts and culinary festival. Lost Lake Festival took over Steele Indian School Park Friday through Sunday with performances from Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Major Lazer and more. It modeled Superfly’s other events like Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, but there was an obvious emphasis on highlighting Arizona’s unique culture.

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The second day of Lost Lake Festival began a little slow like the day before, but it quickly picked up as more big name artists like Kongos, The Roots and The Killers. Three different local artists were showcased and I explored more of the park including The Lost Playground after dark and Found: The Lost Lake Marketplace.

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The first day of the Lost Lake Festival kicked off on Friday afternoon. The crowd was slow to trickle in, but by the time the sun was going down the park was swarming with people dressed in Coachella-inspired garb. Lost Lake proved to be much more than a concert line up. Superfly, the organizers of this event, welcomed local chefs, artists and shop owners to contribute in the experience of getting “lost in the Valley of the sun.”

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Lost Lake Music Festival, presented by the makers of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, starts in just one week, taking place at Steele Indian School Park from Oct. 20-22. The festival will be headlined by Chance the Rapper, The Killers and Odesza. PHOENIX got the chance to speak with Danny Kongos of Kongos, Georgia and Caleb Nott of BROODS and Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight of Odesza about the upcoming fest.

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