Festivals

Posted on Friday, June 19th, 2009 - 12:54 am
Summer is almost here and this year’s 10,000 Lakes Festival is just over a month away, taking place July 22-25 in Detroit Lakes, MN.  Leading up to this year’s event, two of the 10,000 Lakes Festival’s headliners are releasing highly anticipated new albums in June with Dave Matthews Band’s Big...
Posted on Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 - 8:07 pm
It's been nearly a year since ROTHBURY's state-of-the-art "Party with a Purpose" inaugural event paved the way for the new generation of rock 'n' roll music festivals. The high-profile four-day affair tallied more than 35,000 attendees, representing 50 states. Fans traveled to Double JJ Ranch in...
Posted on Friday, June 12th, 2009 - 6:05 am
Three auspicious but sonically distinct Nashville bands - The Features, Heypenny, and Protomen - recently earned coveted career boosts: They will all perform at the 2009 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival as part of "The Road To Bonnaroo" competition sponsored by BMI, Mercy Lounge, and...
Posted on Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 - 1:53 am
The wait is over! ROTHBURY has unveiled 2009’s complete Festival Schedule and Map, presented this year by the Michigan State Lottery. Visit www.rothburyfestival.com to view both. You definitely don’t want to miss the best 4th of July party this year.  ROTHBURY brings together a community...
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,...