Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The sad decline of the American music festival

By Sarah Robertson

September 1, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Music, Scrolling Headlines

This summer, I walked by Boston Calling by happenstance. I was in the city for no particular reason and didn’t know the festival was that day until I saw the advertisements glaring at me from across the subway tracks. Curious,...

We the Kings and Grace Potter & the Nocturnals keep UMass up late

By Acacia DiCiaccio

September 9, 2010

Filed under Music

The University of Massachusetts’ First Week is always an exciting experience for students. It provides students a chance to get back into the groove of the exciting part of college. There is normally free food. Frater...

Ninth Annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival Rocks Fans in High Summer

By Peter Rizzo

September 8, 2009

Filed under Music

Forty years ago this summer, music and culture collided in the grassy fields of Bethel, N.Y., where roughly half a million Americans gathered for three days of “peace and music.” The result was the zenith of the summer of...