Festivals

Posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 - 3:25 am
More than 2,000 bands played South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. But how many can say they played AND practiced for the first time ever -- in public?   Sweet Apple, which features members of Dinosaur Jr., Cobra Verde and Witch, played six shows at SXSW. The band, which features members...
Posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 - 1:31 am
Gathering of the Vibes 2010 marks the third installment of a five-year contract with the city of Bridgeport to host the annual music, arts and camping festival at Seaside Park through summer 2012. After drawing 20,000 revelers per day to the 370-acre venue last year, the city and festival...
Posted on Monday, March 22nd, 2010 - 11:44 pm
Rose Presents, one of the principal partners in the 10,000 Lakes Festival, announced today that 10KLF would be on official hiatus until further notice. Unfortunately, 10KLF could not grow to financial success. Festival promoter Rand Levy states, ”We want you to know we have heard your voices as...
Posted on Monday, March 22nd, 2010 - 8:15 pm
The organizers for The 3g's Festival are very psyched to announce this year's festival dates. The 3g's Festival 2010 will take place from Thursday, July 29th to Sunday, August 1st, 2010. We'll be hanging at the same spot as last year, Camp NCN, Black River Falls, WI. This event is 18 Years &...
Posted on Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 - 7:12 pm
Trey Anastasio and TAB will headline the inaugural The Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival, May 14-16, on the beach in Gulf Shores, AL. Other performers include Flaming Lips, Ben Harper and Relentless 7, Girl Talk, Alison Krauss & Union Station, John Legend, Zac Brown Band, The Black Crowes...
Posted on Friday, March 12th, 2010 - 4:49 am
Saint Motel is known for their over-the-top performances and an explosive, psychedelic, indie-pop sound. In the world of Saint Motel, nothing bows to convention: Stages become forests and living rooms, and shows become kaleidoscopic mind explosions in 3D. The band's live shows are marked by this...
Posted on Thursday, March 11th, 2010 - 1:49 am
Not even three months in, 2010 has already proven to be a banner year for Nneka.  The Nigerian-born artist continues her mission of spreading hope, optimism, and truth with a series of performances at SXSW.  Her US album debut, Concrete Jungle, has been lauded by critics and fans alike....
Posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 - 5:25 am
To coincide with the happenings at South By Southwest in Austin, the Backbeat Foundation will present Export NOLA on Wednesday, March 17th at Momo's. The showcase will feature New Orleans artists that represent various styles of music that the Crescent City is...
Posted on Monday, March 8th, 2010 - 11:57 pm
The Devil Makes Three quite possibly are the best band that you have never heard of. Constantly on tour, selling out dates across the country and in their neck of the woods on the West Coast, this band is busy packing their shows night after night, largely thanks to word of mouth.   Over the...
Posted on Monday, March 8th, 2010 - 11:39 pm
Big Sam's Funky Nation is a driving force of urban funk. The band is led by trombone powerhouse, Big Sam Williams, formerly the trombonist for the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, who the San Francisco Chronicle calls "the top man on the slide trombone in the birthplace of jazz."  Big Sam's Funky...