Festivals

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...
Posted on Monday, January 25th, 2010 - 10:44 pm
Today, festival organizers for the ROTHBURY music festival announced that they will not host a 2010 event.  According to event producers Madison House Presents and AEG Live, a contributing factor in the decision is that, due to various artists’ recording and touring schedules, timing will not...
Posted on Friday, January 22nd, 2010 - 2:27 am
Radio Woodstock and guitarist Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, The Allman Brothers Band, The Dead) are proud to announce that the Mountain Jam Music Festival (www.mountainjam.com) will return to Hunter, NY from Friday, June 4th-Sunday, June 6th, 2010. GOV'T MULE will anchor the multi-band bill for the...
Posted on Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 - 2:27 am
The 11th COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL will feature a mix of artists ranging from Pavement, Thom Yorke????, Vampire Weekend, Them Crooked Vultures, LCD Soundsystem, Phoenix, Tiësto, Faith No More, Deadmau5, David Guetta, MGMT and Public Image Limited.  Set for Friday, April 16,...
Posted on Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 - 7:35 am
The 18th annual Noise Pop Festival will take place February 23rd through March 1, 2009 at venues throughout San Francisco, CA.  Event Producers, Noise Pop Industries have announced many more artists set to play the festival. Artist confirmations now include Magnetic Fields, YOKO ONO PLASTIC...
Posted on Thursday, December 24th, 2009 - 3:51 am
As is tradition, FloydFest makes deeply discounted tickets (up to 40% off regular gate price) available to their patrons during the month of December. As most returning patrons know, the Holiday season is the best time to purchase festival admission tickets and secure the coveted on-site parking...
Posted on Monday, December 14th, 2009 - 8:17 pm
No instrument has spoken in more voices to more people than the guitar, and over the past decade no festival has sought out the modulations in those voices and the range of the guitar's cultural expressions than the New York Guitar Festival. Following its success since 1999 (with rave reviews in...