Category Archives: festival

Thailand To Host Inaugural World Ganja Festival in 2020

In a bid to highlight the country’s foray into legal medical marijuana, Thailand will host the inaugural World Ganja Festival early next year. The event is being organized by the Association of Researchers of Thailand with cooperation from the national and local governments. “We’re the main host. Thailand’s the main host. We’re deciding who we […]

Inside Outside Lands: 5 Brands Creating Heightened Dispensary Experiences

For the first time in Outside Lands history, San Francisco allowed recreational cannabis sales and consumption during the three-day music festival, making it the first major US festival to take advantage of new local ordinances that grant temporary cannabis events.  Despite the fact that permits were not issued until hours before the event started, the […]

New Documentary Explores the Origins of Woodstock

50 years after nearly a half million people descended on a New York dairy farm for the three-day Woodstock Music and Arts Fair, the event has taken on a near-mythical place in our collective imagination, one that’s rooted far more in nostalgia than reality. Creating Woodstock is a feature-length documentary that goes beyond the overly-enchanted […]

Woodstock Wasn’t The Beginning: A Brief History of Music Festivals

Humans are born alone, but we get together to listen to music and party. You might even say that the history of humans is the history of music and festivals. Parties have been popping long before Coachella’s lineup was announced because we’re social creatures and even the most introverted people still get FOMO. Throughout history, […]

Highly Anticipated Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival Cancelled

Woodstock 50, a concert event to celebrate the semi-centennial anniversary of the original 1969 music festival, has been canceled by its promoters, according to a report in Billboard. Officials with Dentsu Aegis Network, the financial backers of Woodstock 50, announced the decision in a statement to the music industry publication on Monday. “After careful consideration, […]