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Riot Fest Chicago | September 15-17, 2017

Submitted by philamonjaro on Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:16 pm

Founded back in 2005 in Chicago, Riot Fest is a this three day music fest features the best of punk, rock, alternative, metal, and hip-hop. Craft beers, great food, wandering performing artists, circus sideshows, fire spinners and craft booths add this unique festival vibe. In it's six year consolidated on one large Chicago city park site, the festival lives up to expectations as with each year's line up announcement, it is met with raw excitement.

Gearing up for the 2017 Music on the Mesa

Submitted by Janie Franz on Mon, 05/22/2017 - 5:25 pm

In two weeks, the high desert mesa near Taos will once again rock the mountains looking down at it. Music on the Mesa Festival is known for the high quality of the artists it books and this year is certainly no exception. Headlining the 2017 Music on the Mesa festival are Railroad Earth and Robert Randolph and the Family Band!

California Roots Announce Food Options

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:48 pm

The California Roots Music and Arts Festival is excited to announce the food and craft vendor lineup for the festival happening on May 26-28, 2017 in Monterey, CA. Now in its eighth year, the festival continues to partner with stellar local food vendors to bring festival goers many dining options including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free choices. The festival will host several craft vendors at the “Art Retreat” zone, sponsored by Integrity Wine, which will be selling clothing, unique artwork, and more.

Electric Forest's "Her Forest" Initiative

Submitted by LiveLoud on Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:57 pm
Today, Electric Forest (EF) announced the lineup of performers confirmed to participate in the festival’s first ever “Her Forest” Curated Event for the seventh annual music and camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan, over two distinct weekends -  June 22–June 25 and June 29–July 2. The announcement marks a new offering by EF’s one-of-a-kind “Her Forest” program, the most comprehensive initiative of its kind at any music festival.

Beale Street Music Festival | Day 3 | 2017

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Sun, 05/21/2017 - 3:46 pm

Day 3 of the Beale Street music festival began under warm sunny skies with calm winds. The near perfect conditions brought crowds into the festival grounds early to lounge in the summer like weather, enjoy the many sumptuous food offerings and imbibe their favorite beverages. One local treat being offered up was a giant portion of boiled crawfish with corn on the cob, potatoes, and peppers. The $10 serving was enough to feed at least two hungry people.

GrateVille Dead Music Festival 3rd Year

Submitted by GrateVille Dea… on Sun, 05/21/2017 - 1:56 pm

GrateVille Productions’ Dennie Humphrey and Ashley Angel are excited to invite Louisville to the 3rd Annual GrateVille Dead Music Festival, to celebrate the life and legacy of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead, July 28th-July 29th 2016 beginning at 3:00 PM at the Brown Forman Amphitheater on Waterfront Park on Friday. Two Days of Music and Camping in celebration of Jerry's Birthday and The Dead in the beautiful setting of Louisville's Waterfront Park on the Ohio River.

Beale Street Music Festival | Day 2 | 2017

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:55 am

Day 2 of the Beale Street Music Festival began on a beautiful sun-drenched afternoon with the mighty wind of the days before subsiding. Just after 2 PM, early concert-goers were treated to the first set of the day in the Blues tent by the Daddy Mack Blues Band. The Memphis blues veterans are led by singer-guitarist Daddy Mack Orr, who has been compared to Albert King in sound and style. The band is a fixture on Beale Street and an authentic taste of local blues music.

Beale Street Music Festival Turns 40 Years

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Sat, 05/20/2017 - 12:44 pm

One of the oldest music festivals in the United States opened the month-long celebration known as Memphis in May, the first weekend of the month, May 5 to 7. The Beale Street Music Festival has roots dating back to the 1800’s, when African American musicians from across the South would descend on Memphis to perform.

Purple Hatter's Ball 2017 Daily Schedule

Submitted by Brotherly Love… on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 1:22 pm

Purple Hat Productions has released the daily schedule for the tenth annual Purple Hatter’s Ball taking place at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida, June 2-4, 2017. The three-day music festival benefits The Rachel Morningstar Foundation (a non-profit 501c3 organization) in honor of longtime SOSMP friend and music festival lover Rachel Morningstar Hoffman.

Purple Hatter’s Ball Schedule: www.purplehattersball.com/schedule

Night Lights Music Festival 2017 Lineup

Submitted by Sam Haumesser on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:05 am

Ten Thirty Nine Productions (1039) and Community Beer Works are proud to announce the 2017 Night Lights Music Festival full artist lineup. In its seventh year at the enchanted Heron grounds in Sherman, NY (home of the Great Blue Heron Music Festival), Night Lights Music Festival will take place August 24-26 and will once again transform the Heron into a magical three-day SOUND & LIGHT spectacular.

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