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Float Fest 2018

By Caroline Janes Music Journalist The other day I was riding the bus to campus, lazily scrolling through my twitter feed and bumping some Jungle Giants, when all of the sudden a tweet appeared with a screenshot of the 2018 Float Fest Lineup. When I first saw it, I was sure that it was fake. I immediately went to the Float Fest website and my disbelief was proved to be […]

todayApril 19, 2018 470


The Float Fest Lineup Has Dropped

By Allison Johnson Assistant Web Content Manager The Float Fest lineup has  dropped. Last year was pretty dope, and Float Fest has been honest about the mess-ups last year, so I think they’re ready to execute plans for a speedy entrance and exit this year. Hopefully they have some new strategies for floating too. Setting aside all irritations from last year I’m going to say this year should be so […]

todayApril 13, 2018 47

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Concert Review: MGMT at Float Fest

By Brooke Vega Music Journalist It is the band most people listened to at some point in their teenage years, MGMT. When the Time To Pretend EP came out in 2005 with the hits “Kids” and “Time To Pretend,” MGMT caught a lot of people’s attention. The psychedelic band definitely brought the psychedelia to life on stage. The fact that MGMT never really comes to Texas made the show even […]

todayJuly 29, 2017 39


My First Float Fest

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor The weekend of July 22nd and 23rd was one to remember. I finally got to experience the infamous Float Fest. Float Fest is a music festival in Martindale, Texas, which is right outside of San Marcos, Texas, so there is no excuse not to go next year Bobcats! Not only does Float Fest focus on music, but it is centered around floating the river and […]

todayJuly 24, 2017 981


Wild Moccasins Discuss New Project at Float Fest

By Marlene Núñez Float Fest Press Team Zahira Gutierrez and Cody Swan, two fifths of Wild Moccasins, joined me for a chat the day before their show to talk about what’s in store for them after Float Fest. Straight out of Houston, they are no strangers to Texas summer festivals this time of year. They mention their new project is currently in the works and announce the coming release has […]

todayAugust 11, 2016 130


Löwin Talks New Single at Float Fest

By Marlene Núñez Float Fest Press Team   Löwin, the Austin band with a German name, joined me for an interview post-show. We talked about their recent single, “Say Say,” current works and freshly played material. They plan to eventually release a full length album when they feel the time is right. They believe in releasing work when they feel it best represents them or, as Sara mentioned, they prefer […]

todayAugust 10, 2016 63


Float Fest 2016 Yeasayer Interview

By Natalia Glenn Float Fest Press Team Yeasayer happens to be one of Brooklyn’s many underrated experimental rock bands. Gaining tons of momentum back in 2007, Yeasayer was not too far away from us due to their participation in SXSW that year. Their debut album, All Hour Cymbals, along with a psychedelic live show that got tons of buzz, really put the Yeasayer’s craft into a lot of peoples' ears and […]

todayAugust 10, 2016 46


Fat Tony at Float Fest 2016

By Justin Leal Music Journalist Fresh off stage at Float Fest, Fat Tony joins me for a conversation to discuss upcoming music, foreign festivals and more. Before hopping in a Volvo to talk, Fat Tony immediately sat on the stage after finishing his set to talk with fans that withstood hundred-degree weather to see him perform. The 28-year- old rapper from Houston is no stranger to how hot it gets in […]

todayJuly 29, 2016 33


Float Fest 2016 Recap

By Ashley Galvan Music Journalist What is better than floating down San Marcos’ cool, clear blue water while listening to live music? Float Fest’s third year at Cool River Ranch was, yet again, another successful event. Although the forecast was close to 100 degrees both days, it didn’t stop anyone from coming out to enjoy artists like Santigold, Rick Ross, Metric, Future Islands, Chromeo, Yeasayer and many more favorable bands, […]

todayJuly 29, 2016 39 2

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