By nature, psychedelia and the occult are tightly interwoven and at times indistinguishably homogenized. At this intersection, or in this solution, wonderful magic is always made. The tandem rise of psych rock and non-traditional spirituality during the 1960s and 1970s is evidence of the powerful, symbiotic relationship of art and personal development. This year, Nashville's only psych fest Far Out is partnering with East Nashville’s Draconis Arcanum to empower and outfit willing psychonauts with all the tools, materials, and resources essential to navigating the realms of consciousness.Read More
Here's the third episode of the WAY FAR OUT PODCAST with Kari and Dylan aka the Zodiac Thriller! Get ready to hear Kari rap with Brianne about the VAPEXHALE EVO STARTER PACK GIVEAWAY >> THEN Cold Lunch Recordings discuss "normalizing the Spew", their bi-annual Spewfest, and reveal inner truths through a game of Truth or Dare Jenga. You'll also catch a couple announcements previously unreleased to the public and details about the FAR OUT FILM FEST May 10th at Jack White's Third Man Records.Read More
ATTENTION FILMMAKERS AND STUDENTS OF FILM!
Far Out Nashville will extend its programming this year to include the Far Out Film Fest, happening May 10 in the Blue Room at Jack White's Third Man Records. Feel the good vibes when Far Out Film Fest presents an evening of psychedelic cinema and expanded consciousness to compliment the hallucinatory sounds from the weekend's music festival. We are looking for visionary, lyrical, trance, flicker, underground, and avant-garde 16mm films and digital videos that are experimental in style or content. Far Out Film Fest will announce an Audience Award, a Jury Award, and a Director's Choice Award. All winners will receive exclusive Third Man Records swag as well as receive free Oracle Weekend Passes to Far Out Nashville, May 11-May 12.Read More
We are so stoked about this ridiculously chill offer. Check it >> If you purchase your Far Out Fest 2 ticket electronically (currently at the early bird price of $20), you will be automatically entered to win a Vapexhale EVO Starter Kit ( valued at $450 🤑 ). The winner will be announced on Saturday night, May 11, 2018 at Far Out Fest 2. So.. what the heck is the Vapexhale EVO?Read More
The second installment of the WAY FAR OUT PODCAST has been unleashed. It's a quickie but a goodie, where Dylan and Kari discuss Far Out Gossip / insider info, a stellar giveaway by VapeXhale and Dylan's gamertag. Music: "Eyes Sink" by Mouth Reader Blind presale passes are on sale now for Far Out Fest 2, Nashville's first and only psychedelic music and art festival, at Mercy Lounge & The High Watt on May 11th and 12th.Read More
Happy new year! Tickets are now on sale for "Nashville's Best New Festival", Far Out Nashville! As Nashville's first and only festival devoted to all things psychedelic, we are upping our game in 2018, bringing lots of beautiful surprises. Secure this limited time Oracle weekend pass for only $20 >>here<< and don't forget to sign up for our mailing list to stay tuned in for lineup announcements, ticket giveaways & more.Read More
Here it is! The inaugural episode of the WAY FAR OUT PODCAST with Kari and Dylan! In this "prep-isode" we share our highlights from Far Out Fest back in June, talk about who we wanna see on the 2018 lineup, play some jams and make some mystery noises.
"Psychedelic Soldier" by The Psychics
"Hearts Always Startup" by Ttotals
Woah! Huge thanks to the Nashville Scene for naming Far Out Nashville as the "BEST NEW FESTIVAL" in their Best of Nashville issue! As Nashville's first and only psychedelic festival, we are honored to receive this award and know we wouldn't be anything without YOU - the Far Out Folk who made it happen.Read More
Our psychedelic basement collaboration with Bl_ank was a far out success, held at a word-of-mouth basement venue on the outskirts of Nashville known as The Mouth Hole and run by experimental grunge freaks The Chewers. Labrys Light show projected from the sidelines and local artist Lydia Kozar displayed her stunning art on a makeshift gallery wall, as her niece adorned the walls with a chalk gallery of her own, wearing a hand-drawn band shirt supporting Bl_ank.Read More
This past weekend was such a blast with our Far Out friends -- The Holifields!
Hailing from Knoxville, these progressive psych rockers brought the house down at The Cobra in East Nashville on Saturday night. Admission to the show included a pair of Far Out Portable Light Shows (aka diffraction glasses) and visual projections by Labrys Light Show. Shoutout to Black Venus, Mesmer Tea and Gypsy Canyon Sunrise for being excellent supporting acts on this beautiful bill.Read More
This past Sunday, we hosted sitarist and mega-shredder Arjun Kulharya at Fond Object Records in the Riverside Village area of Nashville. Situated behind the record shop is a cozy house, the porch of which is a makeshift stage for various live events, and we were so glad to bring Arjun's band Naan Violence back for a repeat performance after their June appearance at Nashville's first music and art festival devoted completely to psychedelia, Far Out Nashville.Read More
At Far Out Nashville, we love introducing showgoers to unique bands and experiences - that's just a small part of the greater mission statement of Nashville's First Psych Music and Art Festival. Celebrate the onset of autumn by joining us at these Far Out Shows happening all month around the city!Read More
We missed you all so much since FAR OUT NASHVILLE, Nashville's first and only psych music festival, that we decided to throw another party. It is our extreme honor to help debut BLACK MOON MOTHER. Their unveiling took place at the East Room in East Nashville with special guests LABRYS LIGHT SHOW, divination by DAUGHTER OF CUPS, and featured local acts THE SHADOWTONES and CHILLWITCH. Opening the show was ANNACHRISTIE SAPPHIRE from Joshua Tree, CA, and she set the tone early for the cosmic journey into the collective unconscious present at the show.Read More
Woah! FAR OUT NASHVILLE, Nashville's first festival devoted to psychedelic music and art, was a banging success! Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket to Far Out 2017, donated to MAPS, played a set, DJed some jams, sold cosmic playthings, ran the door, took photos, made it sound good, tended bar, helped with the light shows and gave their support!Read More
Pleased to present the vendors for the Far Out Market on June 17th! Tickets for Saturday and Weekend passes will grant you entry to this curated bazaar of otherworldly goods by local cosmonauts as well as both venues, both days of the Far Out Nashville Music & Art festival. Head over to faroutnashville.com/vendor-application to apply for one of the few remaining vendor spots! Half of all vendor fees are donated to MAPS - Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies!Read More
We’re so thrilled to welcome Magic Castles from Minneapolis to the Far Out Nashville music and art festival. Imagine, if you will, a road trip enveloped in dreamy vintage hooks, swirling vocals and infectious rhythms that will keep you moving in time until the end. Jason Edmonds - the man in the Magic Castle, so to speak - cites waking up after a “spiritual journey” next to train tracks in 2005 as the catalyst that lead to the project’s incarnation.Read More
Nashville-based dynamic instrumental five-piece Commoner will swell, doom and rock the Cobra stage on Saturday June 17th at 9pm. Get ready for layers upon layers of screamin' fuzz, beautiful string sensations, and waves of heavy, head-bang worthy rock. Don't forget your rappelling rope for the mind-bending super chasm that's about to open up at Nashville's first psychedelic music & art festival, Far Out Nashville 2017.Read More
So many fantastic people are involved with the making of Far Out Nashville: Nashville's first annual psychedelic art and music festival in East Nashville. Click the links below to check out more about all these talented humans from all over our wild planet.Read More
A super collab of sorts, with members wrung from Sudonistas, Bad Cop and The Ascent of Everest, Lawndry washes your brain with a variety of fuzzy smooth and trippin' grooves, thought provoking talk-singing, and percussion for days (get ready for some serious wind chime action). Come get clean with them at Nashville's first psych fest, Far Out Nashville, on Saturday June 17th at 6:30pm at the East Room.Read More