Festivals

Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 - 12:28 pm
It’s late afternoon at Javelina and I’m starting to sweat.  The unpredictable Austin weather is up to its old tricks, and I’m drowning in layers.  I just finished my beer and am about to go do some more aimless wandering, following the sounds of good music or loud cheers, when the guy...
Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 - 11:51 am
The 2014 ARISE Music Festival hit the ground running with first wave of artist announcements including GALACTIC with special guests Chali 2na (Jurassic 5) and Lyrics Born, Keller William’s Grateful Grass featuring Keller Williams, Billy Nershi (String Cheese Incident), and Reed Mathis Groundation,...
Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 - 11:06 am
For the first time in the 19-year history of Gathering of the Vibes, the initial festival lineup was announced live and on stage, Saturday March 15, at New York’s legendary Capitol Theatre, in Port Chester, NY. John Fogerty, Widespread Panic, Umphrey’s McGee, Maceo Parker, moe., and Ziggy Marley...
Posted on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 - 12:59 pm
It’s Wednesday afternoon, smack-dab in the middle of the tornado we call SXSW.  The music portion of the festival officially starts tomorrow, but for the people who know where to look for it, it’s well underway.  Dogwood, a popular watering hole on the West side of 6th street, had lined...
Posted on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 - 11:02 am
Who are the New Orleans Suspects, you say? Let's start with Mean Willie Green on the drums, drummer for the Neville Bros. since 1981, not to mention playing on albums by Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and the Grateful Dead. Then add Reggie Scanlan, bassist for The Radiators for all 33 years of...
Posted on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 - 11:53 am
Bunbury Music Festival today announced its full lineup and daily schedules for its return to downtown Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove for three power-packed days of music across six stages on Friday, July 11; Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13, 2014. A full performance schedule for...
Posted on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 - 2:46 pm
The inaugural three-day Buckle Up Music Festival today unveiled its full lineup and daily schedules including Alabama, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, The Band Perry and many more. The Buckle Up Festival is a new music event highlighting a large array of...
Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014 - 9:16 am
One of Rolling Stones'  "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time," this musician's musician has appeared on the albums of artists as wide-ranging and illustrious as Buddy Guy, Ringo Starr, Santana, Dave Matthews, Elton John, and Soulive. On the flip side of that coin, folks like Eric Clapton, Ben...
Posted on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 - 10:54 am
Suwannee Springfest celebrates its 18th year at the magnificent Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL on March 20-23rd. Festivalgoers can enjoy four days of camping and live music, arts and crafts, and a selection of great foods. Suwannee Springfest consistently features some of the...
Posted on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 - 4:30 pm
The 25th annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival will rock once again at Memorial Day weekend, May 24-25, at Rancho Santa Susanna Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave., in Simi Valley. The event features two full stages for each of its musical genres. Music will proceed non-stop each day from...