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REVIEW + PHOTOS: SUMMERFEST // (11) Days @Summerfest 2016

With music spanning start times from noon until 10:15 PM daily, there was a genre for everyone to enjoy. Some of the big name headliners included Selena Gomez, blink-182, the legendary Paul McCartney, Def Leppard, Willie Nelson, Rise Against, and many many more. Local favorites like GGOOLLDD were celebrated as hometown heroes, with Milwaukee friends and fans showing support in numbers.

REVIEW + PHOTOS: Garbage // Pink Hued + Packing a Punch @fillmoredetroit @garbage @kristinkontrol

Manson brought a personal touch, sometimes singing directly to fans, noticing the "beautiful faces in the front row", and including stories between songs. The singer touched on correspondences she had with JT LeRoy, male novelist who turned out to be a woman, commenting that girls have long since had to pretend to be boys.

PHOTOS: VANS WARPED TOUR // 2016 Music Beats the Heat @VansWarpedTour

The Vans Warped Tour 2016 lineup is in action. Headliners include Falling In Reverse, Good Charlotte, Less Than Jake, New Found Glory and Sleeping With Sirens, among others.

Since their formation in 2013, the Detroit-based band has quickly garnered a global fan base with their potent mixture of aggressive rock, electronic arrangements, and seamless melodic elements. Throughout the month of November, the band’s video for “Crossroads” will be broadcast in-store at 1700 Journeys retail stores. That clip, which premiered via the band’s hometown major daily newspaper the Detroit Free Press has been viewed 300,000 times.