Mark Ortega

  • Desert Daze 2017 Recap

    Desert Daze 2017 Recap

    This weekend marked the sixth edition of the Joshua Tree-based Desert Daze Festival....
  • Life Is Beautiful 2017 Recap - photo by Michael Montoya

    Life Is Beautiful 2017 Recap

    Life is Beautiful just celebrated their fifth year in downtown Las Vegas this past weekend....
  • Kaaboo Festival 2017 Recap

    Kaaboo Festival 2017 Recap

    This past weekend marked the third edition of KAABOO Del Mar...
  • Outside Lands 2017 recap - photo by Andrew Jorgensen

    Outside Lands 2017 Recap

    Tens of thousands of people packed into Golden Gate Park in this past weekend for Outside Lands, as the San Francisco festival celebrated its 10th anniversary, Friday-Sunday, August 11th-13th....
  • FYF Fest

    FYF Fest 2017 Recap

    After setting the bar high last year, there was wonder whether or not FYF Fest 2017 could top its predecessor. After moving to three days for the first time in the festival’s lengthy history, the answer was a resounding yes....
  • Arroyo Seco 2017 Recap

    Arroyo Seco 2017 Recap

    The inaugural Arroyo Seco Weekend took place in Pasadena, Calif., as concert juggernaut Goldenvoice added another feather in their cap of summer music festivals....
  • Firefly

    Firefly 2017 Recap

    The weather forecast for the sixth-annual Firefly Festival in Dover, Delaware called for rain attire as heavy storms were expected throughout the weekend....
  • Warpaint : Live

    Warpaint

    When a band doesn’t take the stage until well after midnight, it’s easy to wonder what kind of energy level they’re going to have, especially when they play again the next day at a festival in the afternoon....
  • Tove Lo : Live

    Tove Lo

    Swedish pop star showed that her voice – and swagger – is as powerful as ever....