• June 10, 2018By Nicholas Leblanc

    The Regrettes are the band you need to know about. This Gen-Z band has been recently dominating the festival scene and are only continuing to rise, from gaining recognition in the L.A. rock scene to touring the world. On our first segment of “Teen To Teen” (where teen journalists interview cool teenagers in different industries), … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/teen-to-teen-interview-the-regrettes-are-the-rock-band-not-afraid-to-show-emotion/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 4, 2018By Augusta Battoclette

    Bunbury Music Festival is a weekend-long festival held in Cincinnati, Ohio every year at the beginning of the summer. This year it was June 1, 2 and 3. It attracts thousands of people not only from the Tri-State Area (Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana) but all over the country. Artists like The 1975, The Killers, twenty … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/bunbury-music-festival-2018-experience/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 4, 2018By Nicholas Leblanc

    Gen Z is coming up and is not slowing down. Recently we have seen youth all across the country come to the forefront of a multitude of fields, and we have especially seen that in the music industry. Young people have been rising up the charts and dominating the music scene, and festival organizer are … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/gen-z-artists-are-killing-the-game-at-gov-ball/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 30, 2018By Tommy Bruzzese

    If you haven’t been following Affinity’s Boston Calling coverage about the IKEA dance party stealing the weekend and the emerging female artists you need to listen to this summer… where have you been? It’s a few days after the festival has ended and I’m still reminiscing about Khalid’s incredible performance. With his killer trendy dance … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/how-i-almost-met-khalid-at-boston-calling/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 29, 2018By Tommy Bruzzese

    With festival season upon us, there’s no better time to expand your music playlists with some fresh new artists. We did some of the legwork for you at Boston Calling over the weekend and are pleased to share some of our favorite female artists (along with some interviews). From folk to hip-hop to alt-pop and … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/behind-the-scenes-at-boston-calling-interviewing-emerging-female-artists/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 28, 2018By Nicholas Leblanc

    In the city that never sleeps is a music festival that never stops the fun. Governors Ball, a music festival in New York City is in its eight-year and it is sure to be the perfect way to start off summer. Because where else would you want to start summer 2k18 than in one of … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/governors-ball-is-the-best-way-to-start-off-summer/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 25, 2018By Tommy Bruzzese

    Hammocks. Ping pong. A personal DJ. Strobe lights. And good vibes. That’s what you will find (and more) at the IKEA Food and Music Labs at Boston Calling this weekend. Regarded as a “festival within a festival,” walking into the IKEA space feels like you are walking onto a new planet — one where the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-winner-of-boston-calling-is-ikea-seriously-check-this-out/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 13, 2018By Tommy Bruzzese

    From Khalid to Paramore to BROCKHAMPTON and to many more, Boston Calling is a dream for teen festival-goers. The lineup is stacked with teenagers’ favorite artists/bands — including Tyler, the Creator and Portugal. The Man. Music festivals are seldom catered towards teenagers. But Boston Calling has always been distinctly different. Built on the foundation of … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/why-boston-calling-music-festival-is-every-teenagers-dream/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 13, 2018By Sofia Casamassa

    Every year, the Cannes Film Festival, a two-week spectacle, showcases the best of the best in the film industry. Talented film directors from all over the globe are allotted the opportunity to distinguish their talents at the spectacle before a panel of judges and the world. The harsh reality is that out of all the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/times-up-for-unequal-gender-representation-in-the-film-industry-and-everywhere-else/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 1, 2018By Maria Fernanda Aguero

    Off the hype of Coachella’s success, music lovers can rejoice at the arrival of JMBLYA, Texas’s traveling festival. Hitting three Texas cities in May with headliners J. Cole, Cardi B, Playboi Carti, and Migos the festival has great buzz surrounding the event. FULL LINEUP. JMBLYA 2018. Dallas. Austin. Houston. 👉 https://t.co/lhwFsNGw6s pic.twitter.com/xs91gVrDjd — JMBLYA (@thejmblya) February … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/jmblya-the-biggest-festival-you-probably-havent-heard-of/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 23, 2018By Rachel Martin

    The Coachella Music Festival is one the most popular music festivals in the world. Celebrities flock there, among thousands of others, creating a lot of different, inaccurate expectations of the festival. Experiencing Coachella is something I’ve always dreamed about, and this year, I was finally able to go. Going into the festival, I was expecting … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/my-expectations-of-coachella-were-wrong-a-personal-account-of-the-festival/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 14, 2018By Rachel Martin

    Hosted in Indio, California, Coachella is one of the most recognizable names in music festivals worldwide. A hot spot for celebrities and music lovers alike, Coachella is destined to be spectacular with headliners The Weeknd, Beyoncé, and Eminem. With these music superstars and more set to perform, festival goers are highly anticipating the event, especially … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/coachella-2018-is-set-to-soar/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read