2021 Garifuna Music Festival

The Garifuna Music Festival which will feature five genres of Garifuna Music, Hungu Hungu, Paranda, Gunjei, Punta, and Punta rock. Gracing the musical stage will be Garifuna musicians from Belize and abroad⚫⚪🟡 The Battle of the Drums Initiative was conceptualized in October 2006. Its main objective is to revive and promote various aspects of the… Continue reading 2021 Garifuna Music Festival

Inside a Neo Nazi Music Festival | Decade of Hate

Music festivals, like most cultural events, were badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, impacting both the smallest of DIY festivals to behemoths like Glastonbury. And this was no different for the neo-Nazi music scene. Rechtsrock is a German term for music that acts as a vehicle for far-right ideology. A key part of this scene… Continue reading Inside a Neo Nazi Music Festival | Decade of Hate

Party People Trapped at a Music Festival Because of Coronavirus

The Tribal Gathering Festival in Panama was placed under quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 15th. There are still 40 people trapped on-site, in a jungle by a beach that’s no longer paradise. On April 21st the flight ban in the country was extended to May 22nd, meaning the festival-goers will be stranded… Continue reading Party People Trapped at a Music Festival Because of Coronavirus

How To Throw Your Own Music Festival With The One And Only Gary Richards (AKA Destructo)

Welcome to Creative Control. In this episode Chris talks with Gary Richards (a.k.a Destructo) about the music business, pioneering electronic music, and how to build a successful festival.

From Paradise to Hell: Trapped at a Music Festival Because of COVID-19

The Tribal Gathering Festival in Panama was placed under quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 15th. There are still 40 people trapped on site, in a jungle by a beach that’s no longer paradise. On April 21st the flight ban in the country was extended to May 22nd, meaning the festival-goers will be… Continue reading From Paradise to Hell: Trapped at a Music Festival Because of COVID-19