Through The Roots’ Arrival Tour ​Is the Fun Time That You Need

Photography & article by Geoff Clowes Through The Roots have never been worried about bringing their Cali-reggae vibes to places far from their San Diego home. With tour stops up and down the east coast the band is setting fire to cities not known for beaches and fish tacos. It’s in venues like the Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale that the band, while out of their … Continue reading Through The Roots’ Arrival Tour ​Is the Fun Time That You Need

Austin City Limits 2019

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Spoiler: not much Bad, very little Ugly, so much overwhelming Good) Story & photography: Kail Rose It feels like we were just recently sitting on the lawn at Zilker for Paul McCartney: Austin City Limits 2018, but alas, here we are a full year later and ACL Festival 2019 is in the bag. With 8 stages and over 125 performances … Continue reading Austin City Limits 2019

River Revival Music Fest: Texas’ best-kept festival secret (…ssshhh!!)

It’s roughly 3pm, though you’re not entirely sure because your cell phone battery died hours ago and you made the decision to leave it somewhere in the backseat of your car after unpacking the tent, cooler and camp chairs. Cell phones aren’t needed here. A gentle breeze whispers through the cypress and your feet dangle over the side of your hammock in the dappled sun. … Continue reading River Revival Music Fest: Texas’ best-kept festival secret (…ssshhh!!)

KAABOO Del Mar 2019

KAABOO Del Mar beats Cayman and Texas to become the unmistakable pinnacle of the 2019 KAABOO trifecta From the nostalgia of REO Speedwagon, Duran Duran and The Cult to the mindblowing headliners Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon and Mumford and Sons: KAABOO Del Mar 2019 was an expertly curated, action-packed weekend. Complementing the diverse lineup was vibrant art, comedy from comedy’s best, a truly excellent … Continue reading KAABOO Del Mar 2019

Blog #3917: Sparrow in the Engine

I just had a massive reality check. Life is so weird sometimes. I found myself having just boarded a plane in Austin, ready to fly out for a week-long trip to Traverse City, MI. It would be a jam-packed week ahead; two concerts to photograph, a blog story, business meetings, dinners, brunches and breakfasts planned and some resort photography. And when I say “some,” I … Continue reading Blog #3917: Sparrow in the Engine

Visiting Del Mar for KAABOO 2019?

Check out these nine quirky and memorable places in the greater San Diego area while you’re in town for the festival this year Next month, Team dRiFFt will be visiting Del Mar for a week to cover KAABOO Del Mar music festival. The fifth installation of their luxury beachfront festival, it’s a guaranteed ahhh-mazing weekend (“aaahh” as in “dang, I’m so relaxed right now”). It’s … Continue reading Visiting Del Mar for KAABOO 2019?

Sublime with Rome, Michael Franti & Common Kings

When I learned about the Sublime – Michael Franti – Common Kings show set for August 1st at Stubbs Waller Creek, I knew this was one I couldn’t miss. A true 90’s kid, Sublime were a favorite of mine growing up. Despite tragic overdoses, lineup changes and then a precipitated name change, Sublime with Rome still hold such an undeniable sense of nostalgia for so … Continue reading Sublime with Rome, Michael Franti & Common Kings