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Festival Pass: Rave with Dillon Francis this weekend; see Lucinda Williams for free

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. At this time in August, EDM fans are usually hydrating and preparing for a big weekend in the Inland Empire sun for Hard Summer. Since we’re obviously still in a pandemic, Insomniac is taking Hard online as part of its Rave-A-Thon series this weekend. Speaking of livestreams, Lucinda Williams is joining one for BeachLife. And we also have a story about a do...
Tags: California, America, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Orange County, Detroit, Dillon Francis, Knott, Petco Park, Lucinda Williams, Inland Empire, Burger Records, Lucinda


Lucinda Williams headlines free streaming show in BeachLife Festival’s summer series

The BeachLife Festival’s SpeakEasy Summer Series will wrap up Aug. 20 with celebrated folk rock singer Lucinda Williams. The Aquadolls, whose music floats between surf, punk and power-pop, and former pro-surfer turned musician Timmy Curran, will join Williams on the free livestream. The monthly series started in June and was named after the festival’s new stage that was planned for this year where musicians were set to play acoustic versions of their music. It’s included performances by G Love, ...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Williams, Streaming, Music Festivals, Coachella, Ben Harper, Inglewood, Thon, Hermosa, Lukas Nelson, Petco Park, Lucinda Williams, Ziggy


Beyoncé's new film 'Black Is King' is streaming exclusively on Disney Plus — here's how to watch

  Beyoncé's new film "Black Is King" is now streaming exclusively on Disney Plus. "Black Is King" incorporates the themes of Disney's "The Lion King" into a new visual narrative that features images of the Black diaspora. Beyoncé played the role of Nala in the 2019 remake of "The Lion King" and produced an album called "The Lion King: The Gift" to accompany the film's release. A Disney Plus subscription costs $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year. For detailed Disney Plus impressions, you can read ou...
Tags: Apple, Beyonce, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Espn, Annie, Coachella, Houston, Vizio, Hulu, Hamilton, Dolby Atmos, Steven Cohen, Nala, Knowles Carter


Kaaboo San Diego postpones its inaugural event at Petco Park to 2021

Following last year’s Kaaboo Del Mar fest, promoters announced it had changed ownership, reached a multi-year agreement with the San Diego Padres, would be renamed Kaaboo San Diego and relocate from the Del Mar Fairgrounds and Racetrack to Petco Park in San Diego in 2020. Now, however, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the country and entertainment industry, Kaaboo San Diego, which was scheduled for Sept. 18-20, has been postponed officially. “After much consultation with stakehold...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Music Festivals, Richard Branson, Coachella, Orange County, San Diego Padres, Zac Brown, Petco Park, Burger Records, Jason Felts, Felts, Racetrack


Coachella asks MS Trust charity to change festival name

MS Trust says it has been asked by lawyers to change the name of its fundraising event.
Tags: UK, News, Coachella, MS Trust


Now that livestream concerts are the rule, this LA company wants them to feel like real life

When 12th Planet played for fans on a recent livestream, the DJ’s 80-minute-long set was full of flashing graphics, swirls of color and even some confetti raining down in a performance worthy of a festival stage or massive concert venue. But the giant video screens that displayed the graphics? Not real. The confetti? Also not real. The dubstep DJ and producer wasn’t performing from a venue fans would recognize, but rather from a studio in Hollywood against a green screen. 12th Planet, also known...
Tags: Hollywood, California, La, Virginia, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Music Festivals, Coachella, North America, Orange County, Northern California, Sangha


Festival Pass: The end of Burger Records; Creed from ‘The Office’ has a new album

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. Orange County’s Burger Records was ballyhooed for years about its approach to indie music, spawning bands such as The Growlers and SWMRS. But this week, the label, which also ran the Burgerama Festival in Southern California and Burger Boogaloo in the Bay Area, abruptly shut down amid allegations of sexual misconduct, Kelli Skye Fadroski reports. In this we...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Oliver Stone, Music Festivals, Coachella, Orange County, Creed, Silver Lake, Bay Area, Southern California, Spaceland, Lukas Nelson, Burger Records, Redondo Beach


How Experiential Marketing is Taking it to Extremes

As our day to day lives are made more convenient by the uses of technology, our society has no choice but to stay ahead of the trends. Companies have been experimenting with new ways to connect with consumers, and the magical world of marketing is booming with innovative methods for catching the buyer’s eye. Experiential marketing has become a necessary tool for brands to attract new users and generate a lasting impact on their customers. What is experiential marketing exactly? It is essentially...
Tags: Sales, Coachella, Branding Tips


Fantasy Springs Resort Casino postpones Special Events Center shows to 2021

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino near Indio announced that it was postponing the remainder of the concerts planned for its Special Events Center in 2020 as the novel coronavirus continues to spread in the region. The casino said in a news release on Monday, July 20, that it was postponing the shows — which included already rescheduled dates for Chaka Khan, Pitbull and George Lopez  — as part of its effort to combat the spread of the virus. The property, including the casino, hotel and restaurants, ...
Tags: California, Casinos, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Coachella, Pitbull, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Gladys Knight, Banda, George Lopez, Temecula, Chaka Khan, Harrah


Snap turns on Minis, bite-sized third-party apps in Snapchat

A set of mini apps has gone live on Snapchat platform, marking the beginning of a new chapter for Los Angeles-headquartered firm as it aims to emulate aspects of the popular Chinese “super-app” model. Unveiled last month, Snap Minis are lightweight, simplified versions of apps that live within Snap’s Chat section. These apps — built with HTML — are designed to improve engagement among users by enabling them to perform a range of additional tasks without leaving Snap app. Four of the seven “Mi...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Messenger, UK, China, India, Los Angeles, Tech, Snapchat, Facebook Messenger, Tencent, WeChat, Coachella, Lucas, Paytm


Rite Aid opens 38 coronavirus testing sites in LA, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties

LOS ANGELES — Rite Aid is expanding its COVID-19 testing capacity with nearly 100 sites opening Thursday across California, including 38 locations in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The no-cost testing will be available by appointment for people 18 years of age or older, regardless of whether the person is experiencing symptoms, according to Rite Aid. Results are expected in three to five days, a company spokesperson said. LA, Orange County, Riverside and San Bernardi...
Tags: News, California, Russia, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Coachella, Local News, Ontario, San Bernardino, Beaumont, Cesar Chavez, LA County, Palmdale, Victorville


A former Apple TV designer built a livestreaming startup to challenge Twitch, and he's betting the key to winning will be live rap battles

Caffeine, a Redwood City-based social broadcasting startup that has partnered with Drake and the Ultimate Rap League (URL), raised $113 million in Series D funding earlier this month. The ad-free livestreaming platform hosts free events that are attended by tens of thousands of viewers, who are encouraged to make comments in real time and purchase virtual props, like popcorn, and the profits are split between Caffeine and the livestreamer.  VCs at Andreessen Horowitz think that Caffeine can ta...
Tags: Apple, Saudi Arabia, Trends, Bloomberg, Url, Eminem, Silicon Valley, Espn, Lebron James, Andreessen Horowitz, Mahbod Moghadam, Drake, Coachella, Facetime, Caffeine, Greylock Partners


Silicon Valley VCs like Andreessen Horowitz and Greylock are making a $113 million bet that Caffeine's 'battle rap' events will change the way livestreams make money

Caffeine, a Redwood City-based social broadcasting startup that has partnered with Drake and the Ultimate Rap League (URL), raised $113 million in Series D funding earlier this month. The ad-free livestreaming platform hosts free events that are attended by tens of thousands of viewers, who are encouraged to make comments in real time and purchase virtual props, like popcorn, and the profits are split between Caffeine and the livestreamer.  VCs at Andreessen Horowitz think that Caffeine can ta...
Tags: Apple, Saudi Arabia, Trends, Bloomberg, Url, Eminem, Silicon Valley, Espn, Lebron James, Andreessen Horowitz, Mahbod Moghadam, Drake, Coachella, Facetime, Caffeine, Greylock Partners


BeachLife Festival in Redondo Beach canceled for 2020, rescheduled for next year

Organizers have canceled the 2020 BeachLife Festival, but plan to bring the Redondo Beach event back in 2021. BeachLife’s second year was scheduled for Seaside Lagoon May 1-3, 2020, but organizers postponed it in mid-March due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and held off on announcing a new date. Now, BeachLife is expected to return May 21-23, 2021. “We are aiming to keep as much of the same lineup as possible, but the ‘BeachLife vibe’ will remain consistent no matter what,” Katie Henley, the ...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Ben Harper, South Bay, Lukas Nelson, Henley, Coachella Valley Music, Ziggy, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Dana Point, Steve Miller


The next big music festival you attend may be inside a video game

Rapper Travis Scott blazed through hits such as “Sicko Mode,” “Stargazing” and “Goosebumps” and new single “The Scotts” as Rachel Foy, 42, and her son Atticus, 11, took in the stunning visual effects and graphics of the performance. But the Ontario family wasn’t watching Scott as he performed from some massive, souped-up stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, but rather in a video game at home. Atticus is a fan of Fortnite and that’s where he and his mom watched Scott’s Astronomi...
Tags: California, Youtube, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Diplo, Minecraft, Coachella, Duran Duran, World of Warcraft, Ontario, Travis Scott, Namm, Scott


Beyoncé's new film 'Black Is King' will stream exclusively on Disney Plus starting July 31 — here's how to watch

  Beyoncé's new film "Black Is King" will stream exclusively on Disney Plus starting July 31. "Black Is King" incorporates the themes of Disney's "The Lion King" into a new visual narrative that features images of the Black diaspora. Beyoncé played the role of Nala in the 2019 remake of "The Lion King" and produced an album called "The Lion King: The Gift" to accompany the film's release. A Disney Plus subscription costs $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year. For detailed Disney Plus impressions, you...
Tags: Apple, Beyonce, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Espn, Annie, Coachella, Houston, Vizio, Hulu, Dolby Vision, Hamilton, Dolby Atmos, Nala, Knowles Carter


Tips for Virtual Events....in the days of Covid we get creative

This is a guest post from Asaf Darash at Regpack. It’s no secret that COVID-19 has changed the way organizations and corporations across the globe operate. Whether you’ve had to postpone your events or transition your entire staff to work from home, the virus has caused an unprecedented impact on how society functions and how people live and interact with each other. If your organization often plans and hosts events, social distancing requirements and CDC guidelines have definitely put a paus...
Tags: Instagram, Cdc, Cms, Engineering, Coachella, Don, Corporate Conferences, Charity Events, Online events, Virtual Events, Asaf, Regpack, COVID, Asaf Darash, Accudata, Asaf Darash Founder


ACL Fest 2020 Officially Cancelled

Coachella cancelled. Lollapalooza cancelled. Bonnaroo cancelled. It was only a matter of time before Austin City Limits cancelled too. Today, it's official: The ACL festival will not take place this year due to the ongoing pandemic, which is raging all over the US but especially in Austin. More »
Tags: Music, News, US, Coachella, Austin City Limits


How casinos are enforcing mask, smoking rules during coronavirus

Casinos have reopened in Southern California, but there are rules in the new normal created by the novel coronavirus pandemic. All of the tribal-owned casinos require guests to wear masks inside and have social distancing guidelines. Some have specific smoking rules. Readers have emailed us wondering how casinos enforce their COVID-19 rules, so we asked each property. Many said they start off with a warning, or several, before they have to get serious. Here’s what tribal-owned casinos across Sou...
Tags: Casinos, Sport, Green, Things To Do, Soccer, Las Vegas, Coachella, Grant, Casino, Southern California, San Manuel, Temecula, Gardena, Indio, Pechanga Resort & Casino, Valley View


Ticketing scofflaws parking in disabled-person spots takes a pro

Q. Hey Honk: How do I get me one of them Department of Motor Vehicle investigator badges?  Possibly as a reserve or a deputy. That way, when I confront a scofflaw parking in a handicap-designated spot, when they verbally confront me about minding my own business, I can then whip out my credentials and ticket book and say, “Suck it up, Buttercup.” Why not deputize thousands of retired folks who must notice this nasty crime happening all of the time? The DMV could administer a basic test, prescrib...
Tags: Google, News, California, Sport, Soccer, DMV, Driving, CalTrans, Coachella, Stagecoach, Pasadena, Orange County, Rose Bowl, Gary, Huntington Beach, Legislature


Beyoncé Knowles-Carter To Receive Humanitarian Award At ‘BET Awards 2020’

Today BET Networks announced new additions to the line-up of the 20th Annual BET Awards, honoring prolific activists in the Black community and recognizing those who unfortunately left us in 2020. The world endured incredible losses this year including NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Little Richard. In memoriam of those great losses, Grammy Award-winning global icon and superstar Lil Wayne will give tribute to Kobe Bryant, and the multi-talented Wayne Brady will honor L...
Tags: Beyonce, Entertainment, Disney, Nba, Cbs, Lil Wayne, Coachella, Kobe Bryant, Houston, Bet, Unicef, Black, Burundi, National Urban League, BET Networks, HBCU


Wisconsin Nu-Metal Festival Aims To Be First US Music Fest Amid Coronavirus

Thanks to COVID-19, summer festival season is cancelled this year. Holdouts that waited as long as they possibly could to cancel, like Lollapalooza? Cancelled. Fests that rescheduled the fall hoping the pandemic would be over by then, like Coachella? Cancelled. Despite all the industrious attempts to bring back live music, from … More »
Tags: Music, News, Coachella, Herd Immunity


Ohana Festival in Dana Point postpones to 2021 due to coronavirus

The 2020 installment of Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder’s Ohana Fest featuring headliners Kings of Leon, Pearl Jam and Vedder, has officially been postponed due to the continued spread of coronavirus. The three-day fest had been scheduled for Sept. 25-27 at Doheny State Beach, but promoters posted via the official Ohana website and its various social media pages that the festival has been postponed until Sept. 24-26, 2021. Sign up for our Festival Pass newsletter. Whether you are a Coachella li...
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Queens, Music Festivals, Coachella, Concerts, Pearl Jam, Yola, Eddie Vedder, Dana Point, Ohana, Doheny State Beach


Which Southern California casinos have resumed bus programs

As Southern California’s tribal-owned casinos have reopened they’ve powered on slot machines, fired up the grills at restaurants and some have even cautiously waded into opening amenities such as pools. However, one staple before the casinos closed to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus was in-house bus service. Since reopening, many have suspended in-house bus programs and bus drop-offs. We received a number of emails from readers about busing at the casinos, so we reached out to determine...
Tags: California, Casinos, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Coachella, Southern California, San Manuel, Harrah, Pala Casino Resort and Spa, the Valley Center, Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories Sun, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino


BeachLife Festival launches summer livestream series

A new date has yet to be announced for the postponed BeachLife Festival, but festival officials still plan on having a musical summer with a new online series. This week, festival officials announced the launch of the monthly SpeakEasy Summer Series, a streaming event named after the new festival stage that was planned for this year where musicians were set to play acoustic versions of their music. The first show will take place at 5 p.m. June 25 and will feature G Love, who was on the lineup fo...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Queens, Music Festivals, Coachella, Matt Costa, Huntington Beach, Kenny Chesney, Surfrider Foundation, Baran, Mondo Cozmo, Tyler Gugliotta


Insomniac announces its Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge Virtual Rave-A-Thon

Insomniac is taking its Virtual Rave-A-Thon series down the rabbit hole and straight into the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. A Pacific Northwest edition of Beyond Wonderland was scheduled to take place this month at the venue, however due to the continued spread of coronavirus the show was postponed until 2021. The virtual version of the two-day show will livestream on Insomniac’s YouTube and Twitch channels from 6 p.m. to midnight June 20-21. It will feature Alice in Wonderland-theme...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Coachella, Pacific Northwest, Alice, Concerts, George Washington, Thon, Pasquale Rotella, Music + Concerts, Gorge Amphitheatre, Coronavirus, Insomniac s YouTube


San Manuel Casino has reopened and here’s what it’s like

For the hundreds of people who lined up in San Manuel Casino’s parking garage shortly before noon on Monday, June 15, a totally different experience awaited them inside the Highland property, which reopened after being shuttered for three months to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. Before entering, they had their temperatures checked and answered screening questions before entering a revamped casino full of plexiglass, thermal cameras and signage encouraging social distancing. San Manu...
Tags: Casinos, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Coachella, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Palm Springs, Highland, Southern California, Riverside, Pala Casino Spa, San Manuel, Rancho Mirage, Agua Caliente, Arceo, Maria Ramos


Augustine Casino to reopen June 15, minus table games

Three months after Augustine Casino became the first casino in the Coachella Valley to voluntarily close to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, the property announced its reopening plans. The casino near Coachella will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday June 15, officials announced on Friday, June 12, making it the final tribal-owned property in Riverside County to reopen. But when it reopens, guests looking to gamble won’t be able to say “hit me” — all table games have been removed from the p...
Tags: Casinos, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Coachella, Riverside County, Highland, Southern California, Pala Casino Spa, Coachella Valley, Augustine, Top Stories PE, San Manuel Casino, Coronavirus, Augustine Casino, Jef Bauer


Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Rescheduled for April 2021, ‘As of Now’

Nearly 24 hours after the Riverside County public health officer announced that Coachella and Stagecoach Festivals will not be taking place in October, promoter Goldenvoice confirmed that the two festivals have been rescheduled for April of 2021, as always, at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, Calif. However, the announcement notes the uncertainly surrounding the […]
Tags: News, Coachella, Stagecoach, Riverside County, Goldenvoice, Indio Calif, COACHELLA STAGECOACH, Stagecoach Festivals


Coachella, Stagecoach festival dates announced for 2021

A day after Riverside County health officials canceled the 2020 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Country Music Festival, which had been rescheduled for October, the events’ promoter has announced dates for 2021. “A year without Coachella and Stagecoach is hard for us to comprehend, but we have every intention of returning in 2021,” Goldenvoice said in a statement about the festivals. For now, the Empire Polo Club in Indio will host Coachella again April 9-11 and April 16-1...
Tags: California, US, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Willie Nelson, Music Festivals, Coachella, Stagecoach, Riverside County, Fontana, Coachella Valley Music, Indio, Waylon Jennings, Check, Empire Polo Club