Festivals

Posted on Friday, March 5th, 2010 - 3:05 am
The Mother Hips release their SXSW performance schedule and a slew of spring dates, including the (((folkYEAH!))) presentation of the second annual Mother Hips Family Hipnic at the Fernwood Resort in breathtaking Big Sur, California on April 30 & May 1, 2010. This year’s Family Hipnic marks its...
Posted on Friday, March 5th, 2010 - 1:11 am
The Disco Biscuits have confirmed the first round of performers slated for Camp Bisco 9, the ninth annual three-day music and arts festival in Mariaville, New York this July 15-17, 2010.  The 50+ performer lineup at the multi-stage camping festival includes: The Disco Biscuits - All 3...
Posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 - 1:44 am
We Are Wolves have announced a new run of U.S. tour dates in April. The tour, which follows their previously announced Canadian shows in support of fellow lupine-monikered Wolf Parade, will take them from The Echo in Los Angeles, CA, on April 8th and up the west coast to The Vera Project in Seattle...
Posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 - 1:24 am
T Bird and the Breaks, the 10-piece Austin soul band releasing monthly original songs on real vinyl, again plays South By Southwest Music Festival & Media Conference, with its showcase slated for March 20. The band — described as “smooth soul cut by youthful grit” by The Austin Chronicle after...
Posted on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 - 4:52 am
North by Northeast (NXNE) becomes a seven-day event this year, with the addition of a brand new interactive conference - NXNE interactive - to the already burgeoning annual line-up of 650+ concerts, 40+ music-themed films and 15+ conference sessions. The 16th edition of the festival takes over...
Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 - 3:24 am
Posted on Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 - 3:46 am
In the 1960s, bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones put British popular music firmly on the international map. They were joined in later decades by artists as diverse as Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, The Sex Pistols and Oasis, making British music a distinctive international brand. British...
Posted on Thursday, February 4th, 2010 - 6:06 am
The 2010 Pitchfork Music Festival celebrates its fifth anniversary this year at Chicago’s Union Park, on Friday, July 16 - Sunday, July 18. This three-day event will once again showcase a variety of cutting-edge, global performers on three stages in one of the most comfortable and positive festival...
Posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 - 1:10 am
The first annual Winterfest on the Mountain happened in Nederland at the new Community Center.  The gold LEED certified venue was reminiscent of a school function with comparisons to elementary school, a high school dance, and what I remembered as youth group lock-ins.  The three day...
Posted on Monday, January 25th, 2010 - 11:04 pm
The Road to Bonnaroo runs through 2010, picking up where its inaugural year left off, with one more slot up for grabs. The contest, sponsored by BMI, Mercy Lounge, Yuengling, Camping World, and the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, will feature 32 bands with Nashville ties vying for four slots at...