Festivals

Posted on Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 - 6:11 am
The 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival, to be held July 17 - 19 at Chicago's Union Park, is right around the corner. As the diverse ingredients of the lineup congeal, there are a few changes to be made. Black Lips are now playing on Saturday and Michael Columbia are playing on Sunday. Charles Hamilton...
Posted on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 - 3:28 am
Colorado's Mile High Music Festival, happening at the Fields at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 18 and 19, unveils yet another round of 2009 performers. Live favorites Thievery Corporation, local superstars Big Head Todd & The Monsters and DeVotchka, plus Pepper, Jack's Mannequin, Matt...
Posted on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 - 12:00 am
The first year I attended Summer Camp also happened to be my first real festival. Years later, I’ve gotten a few more festivals under my belt including Wakarusa, Bonnaroo, Vegoose, 10,000 Lakes, Austin City Limits, Langerado, Hookahville…some in multiples and another so tiny, I can’t even...
Posted on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 - 12:38 am
I attended the first year of Summer Camp @ Three Sisters Park-Chillicothe, IL in 2001, but haven’t been back since due to living out of state and making those tough festival choices we all are forced to make! After eight years of my absence, I came back to find a very different experience...but...
Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2009 - 3:23 am
Sophomore efforts from fledgling music festivals are often very telling as to where the event seems poised to go, in its’ bid for survival in the summer festival market.  I remember the first year of All Good – when Deep Banana Blackout’s drummer dodged falling stage rigging, as a big storm...
Posted on Thursday, May 28th, 2009 - 1:15 am
The second annual ROTHBURY Festival at the Double JJ Ranch in Michigan promises four days and nights of music by 60+ bands this July 4th Weekend.  Today, ROTHBURY announces a handful of new artists just added to the lineup. Umphrey's McGee, Keller Williams, The White Buffalo, The Parlor Mob,...
Posted on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 - 11:35 pm
Music, art, dance and above all, consciousness, will all bloom from the same good vibe bud June 26 through June 28 with the fourth installment of SONIC BLOOM. Set for the beautiful Mishawaka Ampitheatre, nestled in Poudre Canyon outside of Ft. Collins, Colorado, SONIC BLOOM is a whirlwind of...
Posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2009 - 10:52 pm
September on the West Coast not only marks the time of year University of California, Santa Barbara rolls back into session, it also heralds the return of the WEST BEACH MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL.  Event producers Twiin Productions have announced that one of America’s only beach festivals will...
Posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2009 - 4:31 am
There is no better way to celebrate the country’s independence and the spirit of Colorado than a day of fun and festivities in the Colorado Rockies. For the first time ever, music, parade, food and fireworks will meet in a family environment at the Peak to Peak Music Festival in Nederland, CO, on...
Posted on Monday, May 18th, 2009 - 11:41 pm
Buzzworthy indie festival MONOLITH presented by Esurance, happening September 12 and 13 at Colorado’s breathtaking Red Rocks Amphitheater, today announces plans to harness the power of  social networking realms such as Facebook and Twitter to unveil its 2009 artist lineup.  Over the next...