Festivals

Posted on Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 - 10:18 pm
An exciting mix of folk music's founding voices and modern favorites highlights the 52nd edition of the Newport Folk Festival ® when it returns to Newport's Fort Adams State Park July 30-31, it was announced today by the Newport Festivals Foundation, the recently-formed 501 (c)(3) non-profit...
Posted on Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 - 2:46 am
Each year, during Memorial Day weekend, the Desert Rocks Music Festival is held at the majestic BFE Ranch, located 10 miles south of Moab. This stellar location for camping and music showcases the breathtaking natural beauty of Utah. The ranch backs up to the La Sal Mountains and boasts its own...
Posted on Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 - 11:26 pm
As previously announced, the 2011 Pitchfork Music Festival will be taking place on Friday, July 15th through Sunday, July 17th at Chicago's Union Park! Tickets went on sale on March 4th, and, as predicted, three-day passes sold out in a record time of 24 hours! That said, eager prospective festival...
Posted on Monday, March 28th, 2011 - 11:03 pm
The last day of a festival is always bittersweet.  You get excited for the festival headliner but also deep down you wish you could replay the weekend over and over again and perhaps catch some of those bands, that due to scheduling conflicts, you painstakingly missed in the days before. After...
Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2011 - 7:55 am
The Unified Field: Denver - a Sonic Bloom pre-party featuring Alex & Allyson Grey has been scheduled for a two-night celebration on April 29 & 30 in Denver, CO. The launch party will feature some of the nation's hottest live electronic acts and DJ's alongside an array of visual arts...
Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2011 - 7:24 am
What do a hula-hoop, a river raft and a pirate costume have in common? It's Colorado's own YarmonyGrass Festival, of course. The two-night summer camp out known best for its scenic location on the Colorado River basin and its down-home grassroots appeal has announced the 2011 line up, and this year...
Posted on Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 - 6:11 pm
The Hangout Music Festival has added twelve more acts to its May 20-22, 2011 lineup.  The newest artist additions include The Avett Brothers, STS9, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Brandi Carlile, JJ Grey and Mofro, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Big Gigantic, Soja, Railroad Earth, Greensky...
Posted on Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 - 5:54 pm
Gathering of the Vibes, the Northeast's premier summer music festival, announces initial lineup including: FURTHUR featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, Jane's Addiction, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, moe., The Levon Helm Band, John Butler Trio, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Dr. John and the Lower 911,...
Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2011 - 12:38 am
Danish songwriter/composer Agnes Obel will be making her North American debut next week in Austin at SXSW. Agnes will play three special shows plus her US radio performance debut on KCRW. The live session with KCRW will air on Saturday, March 19 at 4:00pm EST / 3:00pm CST. After gracing stages in...
Posted on Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 - 10:54 pm
Jon Dee Graham, Freedy Johnston and Susan Cowsill have united to form the Hobart Brothers & Lil’ Sis Hobart. The trio, backed by drummer Russ Broussard and bassist Andrew Duplantis, will make their live debut during SXSW week in a series of Austin appearances. Susan, Jon Dee and Freedy found...