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3rd Annual John Hartford Memorial Festival | Review & Photos

Submitted by Jeffrey Mankin on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 10:52 am

The time has finally arrived after surviving the many long months of winter, finally, festival season. “I grabbed my sleeping bag from behind the couch and headed out the door on a path that’s free to walk”. It’s time to celebrate the life and music of one the greatest writers of the 20th century, time for the John Hartford Memorial Festival, year III.

2013 Village Voice 4Knots Festival | Review

Submitted by Suzy Barros on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 8:43 am

Whoever did the booking for the Village Voice 4Knots Festival at South Street Seaport knocked it out of the park. It was a fantastic, eclectic mix of bands and genres, both local and far-flung, performing on two stages, all of whom were immensely talented and put on great, highly entertaining sets. Luckily Mother Nature cooperated as well, a day that had been forecast for intermittent thunderstorms turned out to be clear blue skies with a great breeze off the East River.

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.

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