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Forecastle Festival 2013 | Preview

Submitted by Ben Welp on Sat, 06/29/2013 - 12:42 pm

Fore·cas·tle (f’ok_sol) n. ~ A superstructure at the bow of a ship where the crew is housed. Hard at work in the unruly sea, it is a place workers gather to unwind after a hard day of labor. Simply put, it is a place where people come together.This year marks the eleventh anniversary of the Forecastle Festival with headlining acts: The Black Keys, The String Cheese Incident, and The Avett Brothers.

The Big Up adds The Heavy Pets, Thriftworks, Consider the Source

Submitted by Brotherly Love… on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 9:02 am

The Big Up Music & Arts Festival has added dynamic genre-bending rock band The Heavy Pets and seeker of unearthed sound Thriftworks to the 2013 lineup. In addition to performing his solo set, Allen Aucion (aka DrFameus) will join Space Jesus Live on drums where he’ll provide the driving beat that propels the psychedelic, bass-fueled, hip hop-laced set.

Electric Forest 2013 | Preview

Submitted by June Reedy on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 8:15 am

~The Forest does not belong to us, we belong to the Forest~Many words are not necessary to convey truth, but many faces are.  The more beautiful faces that come together, the more beautiful the story is.  This weekend, 6/27- 6/30/2013, so many beautiful faces will create the pages of our story at Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, MI.  Like infinite butterfly wings, precious and painted, the parallel pages will pass as the story of 2013 unfolds.The photogenic fairy tale known as <

Sled Island Music & Arts Festival Cancelled Due To Severe Weather

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 12:05 pm

Due to the current emergency situation in Calgary, Canada, where severe weather conditions and flooding have caused authorities to evacuate an estimated 100,000 people in the city, Sled Island Music & Arts Festival has announced the cancellation of all remaining events for this year's festival.

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 2013 Schedule

Submitted by Pitch Perfect PR on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 11:14 am

As the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival, happening July 19-21 at Chicago's Union Park, is just one month away, we're excited to announce this year's schedule! In its eighth year, the festival remains committed to presenting one of the most exciting, inviting and affordable weekends of music around.

"Turn Left at the Peacock" PDX Film Premiere

Submitted by JP Cutler Media on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 12:19 pm

The 12th Annual Northwest String Summit returns to Horning's Hideout (North Plains, OR) with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands from July 18 - 21, 2013. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning's Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country. A family-friendly and locally-sourced festival, Northwest String Summit caps its capacity at 4,500 attendees to ensure an intimate experience for all festival-goers at an incredible ticket price.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival 2013 | Preview

Submitted by Stites McDaniel on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 7:55 pm

Last year I wrote a preview for a festival I had never attended. This year I write a demand for anyone who considers themselves fans of bluegrass. Go to Grey Fox!For 37 years, this festival has been doing it right. It’s the total package.

Noise of the Earth Tour to kick off at Cascadia Music Festival

Submitted by crista67 on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 7:36 pm

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers are heading out with Railroad Earth this summer for a string of dates along both coasts, hitting several festivals along the way.  The Noise of the Earth Tour will kick off in Eugene, Oregon with a July 5th performance at the Cascadia Music Festival and continues on through August 10th in Atlanta's Botanical Gardens.

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