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07/02/2014
Sacramento is stepping up its music festival scene with a massive lineup announcement for this fall's TBD Festival. With an eclectic lineup of electronic music icons, rock stars, hip hoppers and eccentric indie acts, TBD has it all. Starting as a smaller event in 2007, TBD has slowly grown into one of NorCal's top multi-day music experiences.
05/14/2014
Starting off as a small punk, rock and indie music showcase 10 years ago, Riot Festival has evolved into one of Chicago's biggest music events, with satellite festivals in Chicago and Detroit. This year's Riot Festival lineup is bigger than ever, chock-full of classic rockers, new school artists and all kinds of up-and-comers.
04/22/2014
Created by Gary Richards aka Destructo, HARD Summer has become an annual EDM tradition in LA, with the biggest DJs and producers descending on the City of Angels for 2 massive days of bass every August.
04/15/2014
With weekend 1 in the books, we're already feeling our Coachella withdrawals. Luckily, we can relive all the festivities with a look at the best photos of Coachella 2014 Weekend 1. From epic pics of Empire of the Sun, Calvin Harris and Lorde to wild crowd shots and festival art photos, we've rounded up all of our favorite images from the best photographers on the scene. Check out Coachella's weekend 1 highlights below and get ready for 3 more huge days of music in Indio for weekend 2.
03/18/2014
Developed by the same festival creators behind Buku Music + Arts Project and Counterpoint Music Festival, The Hudson Music & Arts Project is a brand new experience, set to take over Winston Farm in Saugerties, New York. Expect a wide array of gourmet food, beer and cocktail options, an art village, interactive performance areas and so much more. Keep your eyes peeled for what's sure to be an impressive inaugural lineup coming in the next few weeks.
03/10/2014
Taking over Bethel Woods, New York (the same festival grounds as Woodstock '69) over Memorial Day Weekend, the first-ever Mysterland USA is one of the most highly-anticipated new fests of the year. Similar to Tomorrowland and Sensation, Mysteryland has its roots in Europe, with massive stage productions, epic light shows, amazing art and all kinds of festivities that take your festival experience to the next level.
02/25/2014
The world's tallest buildings are crowning achievements of mankind's architectural prowess, defining skylines and providing a birds-eye view of the biggest cities in around the globe. From spectacular nighttime landscapes to breathtaking 360° views, we've rounded up 10 amazing photos taken from the top of the world's tallest man made structures.
Big Guava Music Festival 2014 Dates, Lineup and Details
01/20/2014
The first-ever Big Guava Music Festival has already become one of the most talked about new fests of 2014. With massive headlining acts on four stages with food trucks, craft beer gardens and thrill rides, Big Guava has all the bases covered. Over 50,000 festival goers are expected to descend on Tampa for Big Guava, so be sure to get your tickets early and be ready to party hard.
Suburbia Music Festival 2014 Dates, Lineup and Details
01/20/2014
Calling all music-loving Texans - the first annual Suburbia Music Festival has announced a ridiculous inaugural lineup featuring world-famous DJs, bands, hip hoppers and more. Taking over Oak Point Park in Plano, Suburbia will be set amdist a beautiful natural preservation with amazing views and spectacular surroundings. Check out the full lineup and be sure to get your tickets asap!
Shaky Knees Music Festival 2014 Dates, Lineup and Details
01/20/2014
The Shaky Knees Music Festival is back ya'll, and this year is all about rocking out with a huge lineup of heavy-hitting bands and solo performers. As one of the South's newest music fests, Shaky Knees is already shaping up to be one of ATL's favorite annual traditions. Check out the incredible 2014 lineup and mark your calendars! Stay tuned for more announcements in the comings weeks.
Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit
12/27/2013
Created by the same festival producers behind Bonnaroo and Forecastle Festival, Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit is one of the newest music fests to hit the East Coast, featuring a massive lineup EDM greats, bass all-stars, new school beatmakers and classic electronic acts.
2014 Music Festivals - Dates, Lineups and Details on over 50 US Fests
12/18/2013
The 2014 festival season is upon us and it's time to start marking those calendars and making those travel plans. With literally dozens of festivals already having confirmed 2014 dates and many of them even offering their initial lineups, it's never too early to start getting excited for the biggest events of the year. Tons of new updates just released.
07/01/2013
MetroWize is all about hooking up our subscribers with the best parties and hosted bar events. We've been in San Diego for almost two years now, taking over the city's hottest and most iconic venues for massive invite-only parties featuring flowing cocktails, DJ beats and surprise guest performances. Want to get on the list for our next party in San Diego? Sign up here.
07/01/2013
Keeping cool in San Diego is a must, especially during the summer when temperatures often hit triple digits. Lucky for you, the city is full of incredible pools that'll help you beat the heat. From swanky rooftop oasis' to rowdy pool party destinations, we've rounded up the top spots to get wet in SD. What are you waiting for? Dive in with our essential list of San Diego's best pools and get ready for summer.
Best Happy Hours in San Diego
07/01/2013
Work is done and it's time to get your drink on. Whether you’re looking for a classy restaurant in the Gaslamp District or a divey bar on the outskirts of town, MetroWize has all the bases covered. We've got the insider's guide to the best happy hour deals throughout San Diego.
07/01/2013
If you want to party all night at some the coolest nightclubs in the world, Las Vegas is the place to be. Sin City is home to the biggest, most over the top and hottest spots that nightlife has to offer. When there are literally dozens of spots out there to choose from, how do you know which ones are the best? You turn to MetroWize.
07/01/2013
The hotels of Las Vegas are some of the finest resorts in the world, with five star amenities, world class nightlife and a bevy of spectacular restaurants and bars. Whether you're looking for a swanky suite, relaxing poolside cabana or rowdy nightclub venue, we have you covered with our complete guide to Las Vegas hotels.
Best Mixology Bars Las Vegas
07/01/2013
For lovers of booze, Las Vegas is one big watering hole. From the high class hotel lounges to the Strip's many bars and taverns, you can get a drink almost anywhere you go. This wide array of drinkeries can make finding the tastiest craft cocktails quite a task. Luckily, MetroWize is here to help with this guide to Sin City's Best Mixology Bars.
06/28/2013
MetroWize is all about hooking up our subscribers with the best parties and hosted bar events. We've been in Los Angeles for almost six years now, taking over the city's hottest and most iconic venues for massive invite-only parties featuring flowing cocktails, DJ beats and surprise guest performances. Want an invite to our next party in LA? Sign up right here.
06/28/2013
We all know Los Angeles is the city of the stars - celebrity and fame roam the streets, nightclubs, bars, and pools. It's no surprise that this city along the California coastline has some of the most amazing pools in the world and we thought we'd drop some knowledge - from pools nestled in the middle of downtown on rooftops to the Beverly Hills classics, it's time to get wet.
06/28/2013
Southern California is the land of milk and honey and rooftop bars. With clear skies year-round on most nights and a climate that makes bikinis an everyday occasion, LA is the perfect setting for a rooftop escape – so slip under the stars and order your favorite cocktail at one of Los Angeles best rooftop bars.
06/21/2013
MetroWize is all about hooking up our subscribers with the best parties and hosted bar events. We've been in San Francisco for almost six years now, taking over the city's hottest and most iconic venues for massive invite-only parties featuring flowing cocktails, DJ beats and surprise guest performances. Check out our drinks, photos and more from our favorite MetroWize SF parties and get an invite for our next event.
06/21/2013
Ready to try something new? Whether you've been stuck in your 'hood for too long or are making your first trek to SF, read up on MetroWize's neighborhood picks for the hottest bars, restaurants, venues, nightlife and more across the city to find the perfect place to suit your taste!
06/21/2013
Whether you are visiting San Francisco for the first time, or you’ve been here a while and you’re looking for something new, the Un-Tourist Guide to San Francisco is here to help guide the way. No, there’s no map to the Golden Gate Bridge here and we won’t tell you about Cable Car rides either, but we’ll keep you in the know about the best experiences, institutions, venues and activities the city has to offer.
06/20/2013
More than 70 bands performed at 2013's Sunset Strip Music Festival with a diverse lineup of rockers, hip hoppers and DJ greats! The street fest also includes an artist autograph tent, food trucks, beer gardens, and interactive experiences including the Musicians Institute stage featuring emerging talent from across the nation. Check out what's in store for 2014!