Bored? Your End of Summer Checklist

The worst thing about summer break is that it ends, and usually? It ends all too quickly. Even if you’re beyond the point of summer breaks, and find yourself in a day-to-day life of adulthood, summer is still something most look forward to. It’s warm, it’s freeing, and -- minus the bugs -- is pretty great in general. So now that it’s swiftly coming to a close, you feel like you’re rushing to get everything done before you move on to your autumn self.

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Brian Siegel
Newsflash: Fanny Packs Are Back in Style

Fashions go in and out of style over the years; we've seen the rebirth of denim jackets, paisley print on almost everything, and even fanny packs! Now, we know what you're thinking: "Oh, God, those are dreadful!" But are they really? Should fanny packs be the new "it" item? Here are four reasons why we think so. 

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Tips for a Great Concert Date

Date nights are the best, especially when there are so many different kinds of date nights you can plan! Our favorite? Concerts. Concert date nights feature good music, a fun crowd, an intoxicating atmosphere, and an energy that can’t be matched! They’re pretty much the ideal date. However, there is a lot of planning and coordinating involved, too. How do you keep it organized?

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Brian Siegel
4 Things You Must Do This Summer

Maybe it’s the weather, which allows the community and other people to do things they normally couldn’t do in the other seasons, or maybe it’s just the general sense of happiness that comes after the seasonal gloom has hobbled off to rest for the next six months. Either way, a lot of people love summer, and their brains are teeming with questions on what they could possibly do next. Well, we’re here to answer that question with four things you absolutely need to do this summer!

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How to Throw the Best Summer Party

Everyone loves a good party, especially during the summer, when you have more room to plan and decorate -- not to mention the summer foods and attire! Humans, as a species, practically thrive off of gatherings, so it’s important to make sure we throw the best one we can, right? Well, here’s what we think you might need to know on throwing the best ever summer party!

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Brian Siegel
5 Reasons to Attend Clusterfest 2019

There are thousands of festivals that take place every year, dedicated to different types of music and other art forms, so it only makes sense that there is a festival specifically for comedy, right? Didn’t know that was a thing? Well, enter Clusterfest, a three-day comedic festival in San Francisco, California! If it sounds a little funny, well, that’s sort of what they’re going for. Let us show you why you should go attend this hilarious event.

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What You Miss When Skipping Out On A Concert

It's not just the music, though; you'll miss feeling the bass pound in your ears, vibrate through your bones and rattle your intestines until it reaches your feet. You'll miss feeling the chill of that sweet, special note wafting through the crowd like fog and pulling at your heart strings. Sure, you'll miss the music, but you'll also miss MUSIC.

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Concert Performances Perfect For Video Game Fans

Most everyone loves music – whether it be a rhythmic beat made on a computer or a powerful ballad performed by a beloved British lyricist; there are many, many forms of music. When you play a video game, there is also music, and oftentimes, it’s very powerful. For example, the original sound track (OST) of the Bethesda game “Skyrim” is a very popular one among the gaming community. So, the question is, if you can go to concerts for your favorite artists and bands, why not for soundtracks from games?

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In the Pit: Etiquette

It has started. The long summer of music festivals; the weekends spent surrounded by a loud bass blasting throughout the campground, the scent of beer wafting through the air, people moving around to the music as if they were all part of one hive mind. With these festivals comes certain rules -- etiquette, if you will. If you find yourself in a mosh pit this summer, here are a couple of things you should remember.

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Reasons to Attend KAABOO Texas 2019

Maybe it's the atmosphere -- the pure euphoria that encompasses the venue while everyone is there. Maybe it's just the unspoken empowerment of freedom. No matter the reason, music festival season is here, and it's waiting. Not all festivals are just music, though; KAABOO is a sure example of that with its various tents and pleasures, and here's why it's the place to be.

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Why Are Music Festivals Important?

Music festivals have been popular across various cultures for decades. They’re known for providing a social adrenaline rush and unforgettable memories for their attendees, and the popularity of these events is increasing over time as more people realize the magic they can bring. Of course they’re fun, but why exactly are they important?

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Filling Venues is No Problem for These 8 Artists

t’s hard to imagine, but at one time that same artist you’re going to see at the amphitheater once played down the road at a hole-in-the-wall bar for $5 a ticket.  But the ability to bring the crowds is what makes an artist stand out from the rest, and soon packed bars lead to sold-out stadium tours.

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Reasons to Attend Sonic Temple 2019

Every year, when the weather turns warm and the sun stretches its stay in the sky, we face the dawn of music festival season. It's a heart-throbbing, almost ethereal feeling to be wrapped up in a sea of bodies, surrounded by music that tickles your pleasure senses.

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Songs That Will Bring All Ex-Emos Back to the 2000s

The year is 2019, and you’re an adult who’s living the basic adult life: work as much as possible, sometimes studying or sitting in a class, but you’re not sure why you’re there… Eat when possible, sleep if admissible, watch your paycheck disappear to bills you didn’t even know you had, etc. It’s a pretty mundane existence. But then you hear it, that first note of your favorite song from high school, back when life was about angst and Hot Topic…

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5 Tips for a Comfortable Plane Ride

Traveling is a frustrating hassle, no matter the form of transportation you take; it’s crowded, recycled air and you’re usually sitting for the vast majority of the trip. Planes, however, are probably one of the least comfortable ways to get from one place to another, because you’re thousands upon thousands of feet up in the air, probably scrunched up next to a stranger…

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Bands We All Wish Would Get Back Together

Things aren't built to last, or that’s what we tell ourselves when we receive the soul-crushing news that our favorite band or bands are no longer traveling down the same path, and they’re no longer going to bless our ears with their sweet music. We gather ourselves the best we can…

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Live Events Make the Best Gifts: 8 Unique Ideas for Your Loved Ones

Searching for the right gift is challenging, especially when your friends and family don’t provide any clues to what they want. Often, this leads to you buying a safe gift that — while it may be appreciated — doesn’t “wow” them in the way you wanted to. One of the best things you can get someone you care for is an “experience,” and live events provide those experiences for the millions who attend them every year.

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