This past weekend, the security check-lines for the inaugural Moonrise Festival ¿ which took place on Saturday and Sunday at Pimlico Race Course ¿ looked like a sea of tie-dye, furry boots, baggy pants and T-shirts emblazoned with various DJ logos.
A well-known anti-drug advocate is calling for Baltimore's Moonrise Festival to be canceled after a series of arrests and overdoses at electric dance music concerts — including two deaths at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia.
A quick scan of this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest reveals the type of lineup we've come to expect from the annual concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion: Smart, on-the-nose and balanced -- as long as you're the type of music fan who takes pride in genre open-mindedness and staying in the loop of new faces and sounds.
A traveling EDM festival might have seemed like a far-fetched notion last year, but Live Nation's IDentity is returning this year, with a show planned at Jiffy Lube Live again. Plus: the Hives, Linkin Park, Lucinda Williams, +