Festivals

Initial Lineup of the 4th Annual Backbeat Jazzfest Series!

For 2009 the Backbeat Foundation spreads across the city presenting more than 30 shows with more than 40 acts at 4 venues:  Blue Nile (BN); Tipitina's French Quarter (TFQ); Republic NOLA (RN); and this year introducing the newest addition of the Studio at Colton (SC).  The Backbeat Jazzfest Series: Let's Be Totally Clear, will be offering music lovers and the musicians they love smoke-free environments at all shows.  The Backbeat Jazz Fest Series will provide an opportunity for Festival goers to personally and intimately experience the magic of our music while supporting a wo

FLOYDFEST GOES "BACK TO THE FUTURE" IN BUILDING NEW TIMBER FRAMED STRUCTURE

New site improvements have already begun for the annual music and arts festival FloydFest, July 23-26, located at milepost 170.5 off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Floyd, Virginia. One major addition to the venue in 2009 is the construction of a timber framed “front of house” structure for the Streamline Stage @ HillHoller. The structure will house sound equipment during the event, and will be designed to complement the beautiful timber framed stage, built in 2007 by event sponsors Streamline Timberworks.

The Dead at Rothbury

The Dead (their ONLY summer appearance!), Bob Dylan, The String Cheese Incident, Willie Nelson & Family, and The Black Crowes will top the bill of over 60 diverse and stellar artists at the second annual ROTHBURY Festival at the Double JJ Ranch in Michigan on July 2-3-4-5, 2009.

COACHELLA ANNOUNCES LINE UP ADDITIONS

The Chemical Brothers (DJ Set), Devendra Banhart, Etienne De Crecy, The Orb, Murder City Devils, Busy P, and Plump DJs have joined the line-up for the tenth COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL.  The full updated list of acts for this year’s festival--set for Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19--is as follows:

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces Friday's Line-Up Plus Select Acts Performing Sat. & Sun.

The 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival -- to be held in Chicago's Union Park Friday, July 17 - Sunday, July 19 -- is announcing the first round of band's to perform at this years festival, as well as a new series that will include Friday's performances.

THE 10KLF ADDS NEW ARTISTS

The 10,000 Lakes Festival has confirmed additional performers to the 7th annual music festival held at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota July 22 - 25. The festival, anchored by headliners Dave Matthews Band, two nights of Widespread Panic, and Wilco, has added artists such as Gomez, Mason Jennings, Todd Snider, North Indiana All Stars and many more.

The 13th Annual All Good Music Fest. Announces 2009 Lineup

Walther Productions is proud to announce the 13th annual All Good Music Festival held July 10-12 at Marvin's Mountaintop in Masontown, WV.  Featuring an extended weekend of music and camping amongst the scenic West Virginia mountains, the All Good Festival continues to present fans with a showcase of the nation's best established and emerging live acts, described by Rolling Stone as one of the "coolest festivals around."

ROTHBURY 2009 IS ON!

ROTHBURY, last year's break-out festival hit, returns to the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan on July 2-3-4-5, 2009. Look for artist line-up announcement and ticket on-sale information coming soon.

Announcing Grateful Garcia Gathering 2009

The Grateful Garcia Gathering Reunion is returning back to the Camp NCN Venue (formerly Jamboree Campground) in beautiful Black River Falls Wisconsin July 30th though August 2nd 2009 where it all began over 6 years ago! Economics is the worse it's EVER been in decades. The 3G's priority number ONE will be to KEEP TICKET PRICES THE LOWEST EVER so that you and your family can join us to enjoy this fun outdoor music festival weekend!

Langerado 2009 Cancelled

Today, the 2009 Langerado Music Festival is cancelled due to sluggish ticket sales.  The 7th annual event was slated to happen March 6-8 at their new home in downtown Miami's Bicentennial Park.

Langerado's independent local promoters, faced with a very tough decision in a dismal economy, cancelled the 2009 event only after every possible option was exhausted.