MR Fest

Courthouse Turned Festival

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager MR Fest is in full swing at the Courthouse Lawn. Volunteers for the festival have long finished setting up the festival, and there’s vendors selling/giving away their merchandise all while bands currently play on stage. Families are enjoying picnics on the lawn while listening to music. People are feeding […]

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MR Fest, Web Content

Good Morning from MR Fest

By Asia Daggs Web Content Director It is Saturday morning and we are up early preparing The Square for the biggest day of MR Fest. The managers, executives and assistants met up early this morning to move equipment to all of our 10 venues and register dozens of volunteers. The atmosphere is high-energy and optimistic […]

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Music, Reviews

Brasstronaut: Self-Titled Review

By Kristin Russell Music Journalist Artist: Brasstronaut Album: Brasstronaut Release date: November 2016 Website: http://www.brasstronaut.com/#brasstronaut Iconic elements like ’40s inspired jazz and ’80s inspired pop have been making a comeback in modern music. Vancouver based band Brasstronaut does this beautifully in their third self-titled album. The layering of textures within the album is completely awe-inspiring […]

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MR Fest, Web Content

MR Fest Survival Kit

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor If you’re a frequent music festival go-er, you probably already know how to prepare for the majestic mayhem. But if not, I got you.  Item #1: Water bottle  Water is so important to bring to a music festival. Bring a reusable water bottle if you have one. MR Fest is April 29th […]

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Web Content

You Can Be Masculine Without Being Toxic

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor When we look into the terrors and inappropriate behaviors within the culture of men, it’s often populated by negativity: men are more violent than women, there are more recorded suicides from men, and there is always a constant attempt to prove their masculinity within society. Toxic masculinity exists within […]

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MR Fest, MR Fest Artist Profiles, Music

MR Fest 2017 Artist Profile: Bogan Villa

By Allison Belcher Assistant Music Director Bogan Villa (pronounced viLL• ah) is a soulful, three piece psychedelic rock group hailing from San Marcos, Texas. The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Will Webb Wells, bassist Brandon Alvis, and drummer Matt Ewaniszyk. The power trio came together in January of 2016, and have blown up locally […]

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