Music News

How Music Festivals Keep the Music Industry Afloat

This week's New Times cover story examines the music industry's only 21st-century success story: The incredible boom in live music in general and festivals in particular.

Since you might still be in the throes of a Coachella hangover -- or maybe you're getting ready to camp out at That Damn Show Saturday afternoon -- the story couldn't be much more timely. Here's a look at three festivals that attract Phoenix-based music fans in droves.

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