Ever since I started driving I have always loved the way a good playlist on a long drive makes you feel. It can change the whole mood of the trip, even if you are just popping out to run errands for the day. Now that I have purchased my own car I have been burning CDs like a madwoman. I have yet to purchase, or figure out for the matter, something to link my sound system to my ipod....more
Every June, I find myself among 100,000 people on a farm in rural Tenn., all seeking the same ideal: escape. It doesn’t matter that we’re coming from different realities. For some, it’s a world after graduation. For others, impending fatherhood. For folks like me, it’s the day-to-day life of adult- and parenthood. We share this notion, and that’s all that matters....more
For music-lovers, summer means festivals and often the chance to get outside and hear a bunch of bands at once.
Festivals come in all sizes and genres, from neighborhood "Insert-your-town-here-paloozas" to the big name acts in arenas and outdoor amphitheaters everywhere. Here's a taste of the festivals that might be stopping by your city or that may even give you a last-minute excuse to travel.