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Moving Between Realms with The Deer: An Interview

Live music, BBQ, breakfast tacos and hipster techies are among the top images conjured when thinking about Austin, Texas.  Add The Deer to that list. Encompassing the musical diversity that arises from this unique town, shining like a beacon in a state not exactly known for diversity of any kind, The Deer is the Austin sound.  The Deer’s website attempts to describe their one-of-a-kind sound as such: “The Deer creates psychotropic soundscapes and tranquil, vivid dream-pop.”    It’s the “soundscapes” part which captivates us – perfectly layered musical and vocal harmonies that can seem other-wordly, strange and beautiful at...

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Texas Music Festivals: The Best Music Festivals in Texas

It’s true that everything’s bigger in Texas, and when it comes to Texas music festivals, that sure rings true!  Austin, Texas is known as the music capital of the world, and Houston is home to the Nation’s first domed stadium – all fun facts if you’re searching for a music festival in Texas! The second biggest state in the country sure has a lot of ground to hold festivals, and it makes use of it in many different ways.   Here are some of our favorite Texas music festivals: Austin City Limits Festival With 2 weekends of music on...

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Rhythms on the Rio 2017 Review

The 12th Annual Rhythms on the Rio Festival took place on the banks of the Rio Grande river in beautiful South Fork, Colorado.  It was our first chance to experience this wonderful non-profit music festival, and we were antsy to see what all the hype was about!  (Read our Rhythms on the Rio Preview to learn more about the South Fork Music Association and the purpose of this festival) With its amazing location on the Rio Grande and attendees coming from all over the country, Rhythms on the Rio is a perfect candidate for the Festy GoNuts breakdown:  The Music,...

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Music Festival Toys and Games

Music Festival Toys and Games are essential to being your fest self and getting the most out of your music festival experience. Why? Well, for starters, because toys and games are fun.  Duh. Also, because down-time back at camp is important during a music festival.  You can’t rage all the time! Music Festival Toys and Games bring people together, create friends, and allow us to act like kids again, which is ultimately one of the best excuses for attending a music festival in the first place.   So here is our list of the best music festival toys and...

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Preview: Rhythms on the Rio Music Festival

12th Annual Rhythms on the Rio Benefit Music Festival Rhythms on the Rio is a music festival with a cause.     We love a festival with a cause.  Sure, we’re going to attend and have a great time and dance our butts off regardless, but if we can save a few baby whales in the process, all the better! And as far as causes go, Rhythms on the Rio Music Festival sure supports a good one.    The South Fork Music Association and the Greater South Fork Community Foundation have been putting on this great event for 12 years, helping...

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