All Points West Is an Experiment That Just Didn’t Work


That headline is a quote from AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips confirming the rumors that the All Points West show will not be happening this year in New Jersey.

“We’re probably going to kill it,” said Phillips. “As beautiful as (the site) is, it’s very hard to get New Yorkers to cross that river.”

Coco, our festival expert, attended APW last year and witnessed first hand the effects of the massive torrential rainfall that transformed Liberty Park into a swamp. She’s smiling in that picture above, but look close because she’s totally faking it. Coco told us that the weekend was “just a horrible experience” due to the weather.

Born during a sweaty, backstage, Bonnaroo downpour, the Chief Festival Junkie's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to every great festival that this wide world has to offer. While his identity remains a mystery, you may have already met him, probably when he helped himself to your party favors.

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