10 Music Festivals You Should Know About

10 Music Festivals You Should Know About

Which one will you attend?

With Coachella happening last weekend, everyone's buzzing about music festivals in general.

Whose playing? Where's that one? What's that one called?

Music festivals are so popular, and there's so many all over the nation. Below is a list of where you can find which one is which, and what one you want to attend next.

1. Lollapalooza

Where: Grant Park, Chicago

When: First weekend in August

What: Created in 1991 by Jane's Addiction singer Perry Farrell as a farewell tour to his band, the 3-day festival happens annually with over 160,000 performers. With popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music, the festival is broadcasted live and globally on Red Bull TV. This years headliners are The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, and Travis Scott.

2. Firefly

Where: The Woodlands, Dover, Deleware

When: Second weekend in June

What: The 4-day festival began in 2012 produced by Red Frog Events and Goldenvoice, taking place in the woodlands of Dover International Speedway on over 105 acres of land. With seven different stages, the festival has more of an alternative and hip-hop vibe with this years headliners including Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, The Killers, and Arctic Monkeys.

3. Bonnaroo

Where: Great Sage Park, Manchester, Tennessee

When: Second Thursday/Weekend in June

What: Bonnaroo is a 4-day festival that originated in 2002, developed and produced by Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment. Taking place on a 700 acre farm in Tennessee with music genres including indie rock, classic rock, world music, hip-hop, jazz, americana, bluegrass, country, folk, gospel, reggae, pop, electronic, and alternative music. The festival began with a focus on jam bands and folk rock but has quickly expanded. Headliners this year are Eminem, Muse, and The Killers.

4. Electric Forest

Rothbury, Michigan

Last Weekend in June & First Weekend in July

What: Electric Forest originated in 2008 with the name of Rothbury Festival, it's a two weekend multi-genre festival with a focus on electronic and jam band genres. Held at the Double JJ Resort and is co-produced by Madison House Presents and Insomniac Events. Performers this year include Galantis and Lil Dicky.

5. Governors Ball

Where: Randall's Island, New York City

When: First Weekend in June

What: A 3-day festival with music genres of rock, electronic, hip-hop, indie, americana, pop, folk, and others launched in 2011. It's produced by Founders Entertainment, who also produce the festival The Meadows. Headliners this year include Jack White, Travis Scott, and Eminem.

6. Rolling Loud

Where: Miami Gardens, Florida

When: May 11-13

What: A 3-day festival that began in Miami, that is now known as the World's largest Hip-Hop festival. Headliners this year include J. Cole, Travis Scott, and Future with other performances from Tory Lanez, Russ, Post Malone, Cardi B, and many more. They've booked some of hip-hops biggest names in the past.

7. Ultra

Where: Bayfront Park, Miami, Florida

When: March 29-31

What: Founded in 1999 by Russel Faibisch and Alex Omes, the 3-day festival is named after the 1997 Depeche Mode album, Ultra. With 7 stages, the festival is electronic genre based that takes place in other areas all over the globe.

8. Outside Lands

Where: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

When: 2nd Weekend of August

What: Originating in late August of 2008, the music and art's festival was founded by Superfly Presents, Another Planet Entertainment, and Starr Hill Presents. Genres played include indie rock, alternative rock, hip-hip, and electronic. This years headliners are The Weeknd, Florence + The Machine, and Janet Jackson.

9. Hangout

Where: Gulf Shores, Alabama

When: Third Weekend in May

What: A 3-day festival produced by Sean O'Connell in partnership with Goldenvoice with genres including rock, indie, hip-hop, and electronic music. It began in 2009 and has run until the present. This year's headliners include Kendrick Lamar, Halsey, SZA, Zedd, and many others.

10. Coachella

Where: Indio, California

When: 2 Consecutive Weekends in April

What: Co-founded by Paul Tollett and Rick Van Santen in 1999 and organized by GoldenVoice, Coachella may be the most recognized music festival out there. The festival has genres of rock, indie, hip-hop, and electronic music as well as art pieces and sculptures, with several stages. Coachella is one of the most famous, largest, and profitable music festivals in the United States and across the globe. This years headliners include The Weeknd, Beyonce, and Eminem.

So, which one will you be at?

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35 Major Life Facts According To Nick Miller

"All booze is good booze, unless it's weak booze."

Fact: If you watch "New Girl," you love Nick Miller.

You can't help it. He's an adorable, lovable mess of a man and you look forward to seeing him and his shenanigans each week. While living the infamous and incomparable life of Nick Miller, and obviously Julius Pepperwood— he has learned many valuable laws of the land. And, although Nick refuses to learn anything from anyone besides his mysterious, old Asian friend Tran, he does have a few lessons he'd like to teach us.

Here are 35 facts of life according to 'Nick Milla Nick Milla':

1. Drinking keeps you healthy.

"I'm not gonna get sick. No germ can live in a body that is 65% beer."

2. Dinosaurs never existed.

"I don't believe dinosaurs existed. I've seen the science. I don't believe it."

3. A paper bag is a bank.

"A bank is just a paper bag but with fancier walls."

4. Having sex is similar to delivering mail.

"I'm like a mailman, except instead of mail it's hot sex that I deliver."

5. Moonwalking is a foolproof way to get out of any awkward situation.

Jess (about Nick): "Now he won't even talk to me. I saw him this morning and he just panic moonwalked away from me. He does that sometimes."

6. Using a movie reference is also a great way.

Cece: "Come on, get up!"

Nick: "No, I don't dance. I'm from that town in "Footloose."

7. There's no reason to wash towels.

Nick: "I don’t wash the towel. The towel washes me. Who washes a towel?"

Schmidt: "You never wash your towel?"

Nick: "What am I gonna do? Wash the shower next? Wash a bar of soap?"

8. Exes are meant to be avoided at all costs (especially if/unless they're Caroline)

"I don't deal with exes, they're part of the past. You burn them swiftly and you give their ashes to Poseidon."

9. IKEA furniture is not as intimidating as it looks.

"I'm building you the dresser. I love this stuff. It's like high-stakes LEGOs."

10. You don't need forks if you have hands.

Jess: "That's gross. Get a fork, man."

Nick: "I got two perfectly good forks at the end of my arms!"

11. Sex has a very specific definition.

"It's not sex until you put the straw in the coconut."

12. Doors are frustrating.

"I will push if I want to push! Come on! I hate doors!"

13. All booze is good booze.

"Can I get an alcohol?"

14. ...unless it's weak booze.

"Schmidt, that is melon flavored liquor! That is 4-proof! That is safe to drink while you're pregnant!"

15. Writers are like pregnant women.

Jess: "You know what that sound is? It's the sound of an empty uterus."

Nick: "I can top that easily. I'm having a hard time with my zombie novel."

Jess: "Are you really comparing a zombie novel to my ability to create life?"

Nick: "I'm a writer, Jess. We create life."

16. All bets must be honored.

"There is something serious I have to tell you about the future. The name of my first-born child needs to be Reginald VelJohnson. I lost a bet to Schmidt."

17. Adele's voice is like a combination of Fergie and Jesus.

"Adele is amazing."

18. Beyoncé is extremely trustworthy.

"I'd trust Beyoncé with my life. We be all night."

19. Fish, on the other hand, are not.

“Absolutely not. You know I don’t trust fish! They breathe water. That's crazy!"

20. Bar mitzvahs are terrifying.

Schmidt: "It's a bar mitzvah!"

Nick: "I am NOT watching a kid get circumcised!"

21. ...so are blueberries.

Jess: "So far, Nick Miller's list of fears is sharks, tap water, real relationships..."

Nick: "And blueberries."

22. Take your time with difficult decisions. Don't be rash.

Jess: "You care about your burritos more than my children, Nick?"

Nick: "You're putting me in a tough spot!"

23. Getting into shape is not easy.

"I mean, I’m not doing squats or anything. I’m trying to eat less donuts."

24. We aren't meant to talk about our feelings.

"If we needed to talk about feelings, they would be called talkings."

25. We're all a little bit too hard on ourselves.

"The enemy is the inner me."

26. Freezing your underwear is a good way to cool off.

"Trust me, I'm wearing frozen underpants right now and I feel amazing. I'm gonna grab some old underpants and put a pair into the freezer for each of you."

27. Public nudity is normal.

"Everbody has been flashed countless times."

28. Alcohol is a cure-all.

"You treat an outside wound with rubbing alcohol. You treat an inside wound with drinking alcohol."

29. Horses are aliens.

"I believe horses are from outer-space."

30. Turtles should actually be called 'shell-beavers.'

Jess: "He calls turtles 'shell-beavers."

Nick: "Well, that's what they should be called."

31. Trench coats are hot.

"This coat has clean lines and pockets that don't quit, and it has room for your hips. And, when I wear it, I feel hot to trot!"

32. Sparkles are too.

"Now, my final bit of advice, and don't get sensitive on this, but you've got to change that top it's terrible and you've got to throw sparkles on. Sparkles are in. SPARKLES ARE IN."

33. Introspection can lead to a deeper knowing of oneself.

"I'm not convinced I know how to read. I've just memorized a lot of words."

34. It's important to live in the moment.

"I know this isn't gonna end well but the middle part is gonna be awesome."

35. Drinking makes you cooler.

Jess: "Drinking to be cool, Nick? That's not a real thing."

Nick: "That's the only thing in the world I know to be true."

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The Zodiac Signs As Bath And Body Works Scents

Just in case you want to know what scent you are!

Bath and Body Works fans could be considered to be part of a cult. The scents draw you in as if calling your name, if you ever
wondered what your scent should be based on your zodiac sign, here it is!

Aries: Country Apple

The rather impulsive Aries takes their time picking and choosing the scents from Bath and Body Works. The soothing scent of a fresh apple orchard is just what they need on a daily basis to keep up with their shenanigans.

Taurus: Japanese Cherry Blossom

The personality of a Taurus is stubborn, or what I like to say, is stuck in their ways. When they first discovered this scent in middle school, this was it. This is the only scent you will find anywhere around a Taurus.

Libra: Pink Chiffon

Pink Chiffon is another cult classic. This best selling scent went out of style for a hot second but is back and bigger than ever.

Leo: Thousand Wishes

Thousand Wishes is a purr-fect scent for a Leo. The light scent adornes the wearer just the right amount to get the desired reaction from those around them.

Aquarius: Be Enchanted

The rather cold personality of an Aquarius is counteracted by the loving scent of Be Enchanted. The scent is just enough tenderness for the wearer to be relaxed.

Gemini: Moonlight Path

Gemini's constantly change their favorite scent and are in and out of the store almost weekly to by new lotions, candles, and body washes. You will never see a full empty bottle of anything, however, Moonlight Path is the scent they keep coming back to again and again.

Virgo: Sea Island Cotton

The clean personality of a Virgo must be matched with the clean scent of Sea Island Cotton.

Capricorn: Cucumber Melon

Another clean scent of Cucumber Melon is the exact thing a Capricorn needs. The balance and calming scents are what make this scent so attractive to a Capricorn.

Scorpio: Paris Amour

The light scent is what you would expect from an extreme sign like a Scorpio. The scent lightly washes over the wearer in almost a cloud that

Sagittarius: Cashmere Glow

Cashmere Glow is a perfect scent for the winter sign. The vanilla and golden peach scent is just the mixture that creates the perfect accessory in the chilly months.

Pisces: Warm Vanilla Sugar

This lovely scent accentuates the lovely personality of a Pisces. They can never get enough of this scent so they just keep buying and buying until they have a full stockpile.

Cancer: Velvet Sugar

Velvet Sugar is the perfect blend of red velvet and strawberries and a Cancer is always changing their mind. The wearer can tell if it is a more red velvet or strawberry kind of day, and that is the balance that they need in their lives.

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