TOP FIVE MUSIC FESTIVALS IN THE UNITED STATES

The United States is all geared up for a new season of music festivals where fans get to enjoy the performances of their favorite artists, both emerging stars and GRAMMY winners, in one fell swoop.

We present here a carefully-composed list of the best live music events across the States in the coming months.

Music Festivals List

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1. WE Fest – Detroit Lakes, Minnesota (August 7-9):

Since 1983, the country music fans have been retreating to the Soo Pass Ranch in the first weekend of August, for the WE Fest.

For a complete Fest experience, you must pitch a tent or park your trailer on the festival grounds. This event is annually attended by over 85,000 people.

The eminent performers who signed up to perform this year include Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Travis Tritt, Brad Paisley and the Band Perry.

2. Lollapalooza – Chicago (August 1-3):

Since its inception in 1991 by Perry Farrell as his band’s farewell tour, the Lollapalooza remained quite popular till 1997.

After a hiatus, Farrell re-started the event as a weekend destination festival in Grant Park, Chicago. This festival became so popular that it was launched in Chile and Brazil as well, in 2011.

During its two or three day period, the festival hosts over 160,000 music lovers who throng the Chicago city. The lineup of artists due to perform in 2016 includes Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex and Lords of Neon.

Overall, more than 100 artists perform on multiple stages.

3. Bonnaroo – Manchester (June 12-15):

If you love savoring great music in the countryside, you can’t miss the Bonnaroo Music Festival held in a 700 acre farm with over 10 stages.

It typically starts on the second Thursday in June and lasts for 4 days. Its main attractions include a diverse array of musical styles including hip hop, classic rock, indie rock, folk, gospel, reggae and electronica.

As of 2015, this festival saw an attendance of over 80,000 people.

4. Electric Daisy Carnival – Las Vegas (June 20-22):

Now in its eighteenth year in Las Vegas, the EDC is an unbelievable audio-visual experience.

With over 180 artists and large scale art-installations, this event hosts live music parties from dusk until dawn. It is also the biggest music festival outside of Europe.

In 2015, it drew an audience of more than 400,000.

Music genres include EDM, drum and bass, dance-punk, techno, trance and more.

5. Essence Music Festival – New Orleans (July 3-6):TOP FIVE MUSIC FESTIVALS IN THE UNITED STATES (3)

Dubbed as “the party with a purpose”, this festival was started in 1994.

It is also the largest event celebrating the African-American culture and music in the US.

This year, the artists who’ll perform at this event include Erykah Badu, Lionel Ritchie, the Roots, Jill Scott, Ledisi and Charlie Wilson.

We hope this music festivals 2016 USA list helped you to pick your favorite event.

Batman vs. Superman Spoilers

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One of the most anticipated movies of the decade finally came out and it is nothing short of huge.

superman-1016318_640It crashed the box office numbers on its opening night and audiences truly love it.

The ratings are also good and the momentum is just exciting.

It is clear that we all now want to watch this film despite the fact that most are not even into superhero films.

Critics believe that DCEU (DC Extended Universe) has made a comic film that is just one of the best that has ever been done and there is not much doubt about that.

The trailers came out but not much was revealed in them until you just had to see the movie.

So, if you haven’t gotten down to watching this truly marvelous film that marvel is going to never probably replicate, here are some things that you should be aware of before you head to your nearest theatre to catch it.

  • Lex Luthor

If you thought that he wasn’t the main villain in this movie, then you are probably wrong.

Lex is the main villain and judging from the number of deaths that he causes, he makes the Joker look like a sympathetic antagonist in the previous Batman film played by the late Heath Ledger. Lex blows up a hearing that has been convened to address the danger posed by Superman.

The worst part of that scene is the fact that he manipulates and old man with no legs to attend the meeting then blows him up, which subsequently kills hundred of people in the Capitol.

This is one of those evil acts that make Luthor a ruthless villain in this film that outperforms any that have been before him as far as the killing is concerned.

  • The Man of Steelbatman-697956_640

One moment in this film that will remain etched in the mind of every movie goers is the fact that Superman dies.

Yes, Superman does die in this film and it is one of the most traumatizing moments that DC has by far created to date. You walk into the theatre expecting something big and when it finally hits you, you are just left perplexed and it takes time for you to get off your seat and walk out the theatre. Though, in making such a movie as Batman vs. Superman, the stakes were definitely much higher than you ever thought.

The circumstances leading to his death are just as shocking as they are entertaining.
One thing for sure is that you will want to watch this movie a couple of times more to process all this.