Governor’s Ball Review 2013

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Governor’s Ball Music Festival Let’s kick off our Governor’s Ball review for 2013! The Governors Ball Music Festival – also known as Governors Ball, Gov Ball and Gov Ball NYC – is a multiple day festival hosted on Randall’s Island in New York City. Originally starting in 2011, the festival has grown exponentially in recent… Read more »

Sound Off: Governor’s Ball 2013 Review

Governor’s Ball Review Wondering how Governor’s Ball 2013 played out this year? Pretty great — save for the parts where it didn’t play out at all. Weather played a major factor the first day of this year’s festival, perhaps tarnishing the experience for some. Governor’s Ball torrential conditions are a great reminder of the risk… Read more »

MusicfestNW Food and Beverages

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MusicfestNW food and beverages are widely varied with the festival occurring throughout different venues of Portland. We’re happy to supply some of our favorite recommendations. Jazzkats Coffee Bar Recently opened in the Portland area, Jazzkats Coffee Bar is our favorite take on the amazing Portland coffee scene. All the gourmet menu items can be prepared in vegan… Read more »

MusicfestNW Art Installations

MusicfestNW Art Installations

MusicfestNW Art Installations There’s an endless amount of art installations to take in around the MusicfestNW venues, Portland thriving in the contemporary art scene. Some of the best offerings actually occur naturally, Portland providing an overwhelming amount of green vitality from the partly wet climate. What’s our favorite art installation at MusicfestNW? It happens to… Read more »

MusicfestNW Drugs and Drug Usage

How does MusicfestNW drugs and drug usage compare to other festivals? Let’s ask a MusicfestNW fan first. “As you might expect, weed is a huge part of the Portland drug scene. It’s really not shocking to see someone light up a joint in very public places out here, you just need to be respectful of… Read more »

MusicfestNW Hotels

MusicfestNW Hotels

Looking for MusicfestNW Hotels? We’ve got you covered this year. Hotel Fifty MusicfestNW Hotels Starting around $184.00 per night Hotel Fifty is billed as ‘the official hotel’ of MusicfestNW this year. Amenities include waterfront location, free public WiFi, on-site covered parking, premium beds and a bistro & bar. “We stayed here last year for MusicfestNW and… Read more »

MusicfestNW Fashion and Clothes

MusicfestNW Fashion and Clothes

MusicfestNW fashion and clothes are some of our favorite music festival fashion in existence. For our money, there’s no cooler threads than what you’ll typically find around here. Portland itself is chalk full of specialty and vintage stores to outfit you appropriately. You have a lot of options with MusicfestNW clothes as the festival primarily… Read more »

What’s the Weather at MusicfestNW Like?

What’s the Weather at MusicfestNW Like?

Wondering what’s the weather at MusicfestNW like? You clearly missed that whole ‘indoor festival’ section. Let’s catch you up to speed. MusicfestNW primarily takes place indoors with a few exceptions. The bigger shows occurring at Pioneer Courthouse Square are clearly outdoors, primarily on the basis of the area being freaking gorgeous. So, alas, you will have… Read more »

Is MusicfestNW VIP Worth It?

Is MusicfestNW VIP Worth It?

Is MusicfestNW VIP Worth It? Is MusicfestNW VIP worth it? We asked a former VIP Wristband purchaser to form our opinion for this year. “Personally, while I think your travel expenses always factor in, MFNW VIP is totally worth it. Simply put, it’s the only way to experience everything the festival has to offer. Compared… Read more »

MusicfestNW Ticket Prices

MusicfestNW Ticket Prices

      MusicfestNW Ticket Prices General Information All GA Wristband Holders (Except All Show & VIP Wristbands) must have a ticket to get into the shows at Pioneer Courthouse Square.  A wristband alone does not grant you entry to Pioneer Courthouse Square (unless it is a All Show Wristband or VIP Wristband). For more… Read more »