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Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Fest. Returns to Multiple Venues in 2014

Submitted by React Presents on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 2:17 pm

Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival (CBB) is ready to celebrate its 5th birthday! The wintertime roots fest returns with 17 shows format spanning three weeks in January and February!CBB V is anchored in eight shows over three weeks at the newly-minted Concord Music Hall, the West Loop’s City Winery, and Evanston’s SPACE.

Suwannee Hulaween 2013 | Review and Photos

Submitted by Elizabeth Palmer on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 11:08 am

The first annual Suwannee Hulaween at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida united several very different kinds of people and art in unexpected ways. Detachable hoodies with chain ties, logo pins, college kids, thumping Apple controlled bass tangoed with tie dye hippies, weed, classic rock, bluegrass and, yes, real wooden instruments all twirled together drenched in bold color and sound in a mystical forest setting.

Hoopla in the Hills Music Festival Announces Papadosio, EOTO, Keller

Submitted by Musical Earth on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 1:36 pm

Who: Papadosio (two nights), EOTO, Keller Williams, Cosby Sweater w/ Joel Cummins, Up Until Now, Grammy-winning artist Chris Berry and Abou Diarrassouba, Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, EarthCry, Rumpke Mountain Boys, David Gans, Any Colour (Pink Floyd tribute featuring laser lighting experience) and 40+ bands coming soon!  One new act will be announced each day until New Year’s Eve, so be sure to check out the complete, growing list at www.bigeventspresents.comWhat: Hoopla in the Hills

AURA Music & Arts Festival | Phase II line up announcement

Submitted by Brotherly Love… on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 12:04 pm

AURA Music & Arts Festival has added several artists to the lineup including the funky stylings of New Orleans bands The Revivalists and Earphunk, jamtronica pioneer Particle and Atlanta’s low-endie rock outfit Stokeswood, who will also perform a Tribute to Hall & Oates.

MerleFest 2014 Lineup Expanded to Over 130 Artists

Submitted by MerleFest on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 2:39 pm

MerleFest, presented by Lowe’s and slated for April 24-27, 2014, is proud to announce the music festival’s initial lineup. The four-day event, an annual homecoming of musicians and music fans, will once again take place on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.As in years past, the initial lineup reflects the diversity and quality of performers that are the hallmark of the festival.

Bear Creek Music Festival 2013 | Preview

Submitted by Lindsey Hand on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 4:40 pm

This time of year is perfect. The leaves are changing, the weather is beautiful, and the Bear Creek Music and Art Festival is almost here. This year’s lineup is impressive, and Bear Creekers will not be disappointed. Starting on Wednesday, November 13, a benefit concert for the Michael A’s Children’s Fund will kick off the festival.

JJ Grey Added to Sunshine Music and Blues Festival

Submitted by Woody Graber on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 2:28 pm

JJ Grey, described by the New York Times as: "Impassioned singing, riff-based Southern rock, cold-blooded swamp funk and sly Memphis soul,” has just been added to the line-up at the Second Annual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival.  The Tedeschi Trucks Band, winner of multiple Blues Music Awards and a 2012 Grammy Award for “Best Blues Album,” will once again headline this Florida only Festival.  Featuring two stages of live bands, a wide array of refreshing craft beers and delectable menus from a wide variety of food vendors, the Festival will kick off Saturday, Jan

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