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Hotbox: snaps from Shambhala’s 20th anniversary

Shambhala 2017 – PHOTOS Shambhala’s 20th anniversary was a turbulent rollercoaster of highs and lows thanks to the threat of a possible forest fire evacuation. A miracle rain shower kept the festival open on the final day despite all odds. DOPE HAUS press correspondent Sophia Sengsuriya captured these special moments from Shambhala. Catch the entire album at the bottom of [...]

August 25, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 1

Pride is for Everyone: Alternative Pride in alternative spaces

Alternative Pride in Alternative Spaces Artist collective Vancouver Art and Leisure (VAL) makes a triumphant return to the underground nightlife scene after being pushed out of their former location. VAL rented a 10,000 square foot warehouse space known as “The Villa” on Railway Street to host their marathon of Pride programming and events known as the “Alternative Pride [...]

August 21, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps, Show Recaps 0

Center of Gravity: the good, the bad and the drunk

Center of Gravity 2017 attendee interviews Center of Gravity is an action packed fist pumping festival of the bros that happens annually on Kelowna’s prime beach front. The 2017 iteration of the festival boasted headliners like Snoop Dogg along with motocross zones, beach volley ball and basketball. This mainstream festival has a reputation for alcohol induced debauchery caused [...]

August 6, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Festival Recaps 0

A weekend at #CoGFest 2017

Center of Gravity 2017 – PHOTOS Ashley G. Jones of A Zebrah Project captured several moments at Center of Gravity music festival in Kelowna, BC Canada. Check out headliners Snoop Dogg, Lil Dicky, Schoolboy Q, marshmello, Ephwurd, Skiitour and more! [...]

August 6, 2017 dopeha.us Featured, Festival Recaps 2

Candid snaps from Electric Love Music Festival

#ELF2017 PHOTOS Electric Love music festival is a special kind of event. It isn’t a giant mega festival but it ain’t no tent in the bush either. DOPE HAUS editor Chanel Klein drove to Cheam Fishing Village in Agassiz, BC Canada to check out the last day of the festival. Photos by Chanel Klein on behalf [...]

August 3, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 0

Top Hip Hop Treasures at Sled Island

Guaranteed you won’t recognize most names on the Sled Island lineup — that’s the festival’s strongest feature. Calgary’s Sled Island festival is filled with hidden treasures to add to your playlist. DOPE HAUS editor Chanel Klein spent a weekend in Calgary digging up the top hip hop talents of Sled Island 2017. WASIU “Can you guess where I’m [...]

June 27, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 2

Red Bull Music Academy Festival throws 12-hour queer warehouse party

Trade Show USA – Red Bull Music Academy Festival Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) spared no expense throwing Trade Show USA, a 12 hour queer warehouse party in Brooklyn. RBMA Festival featured talents such as Honey Soundsystem, Needlxchange, Wrecked, Men’s Room, Chris Cruse, Honcho, DJ Holographic and The Carry Nation. Despite the rainy weather, RBMA [...]

June 13, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps, Show Recaps 0

Top 5 Surprises from Moogfest 2017

Top 5 Suprises from Moogfest 2017 Moogfest is a diverse celebration of live music, engaging discussions and workshops in the heart of the Research Triangle in Durham, North Carolina. This four-day music and technology festival celebrates the legacy the inventor of the Moog synthesizer, Robert Moog. DOPE HAUS editor Chanel Klein traveled from rainy Canadian [...]

May 31, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 2

Bass and Beats in the Big Easy: Why BUKU Does it Better

BUKU Art + Music Project 2017 Review Is West Coast really the best coast? Here’s why you should look beyond the Pacific Northwest to BUKU Art + Music Project in New Orleans for your next festival adventure. What’s BUKU? Hosting 5 stages of electronic music and hip hop, BUKU festival happens one week after Mardi Gras and a [...]

March 22, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 3

5 Reasons Dirtybird Campout Takes The Cake (REVIEW)

5 Reasons Dirtybird Campout Takes The Cake I had no idea what to expect heading down to LA from Vancouver to experience my first music festival riding solo. I was headed for the Dirtybird Campout, a music festival put on by Dirtybird record label at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado. On the shuttle bus from [...]

October 15, 2016 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 1