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ARISE Festival Adds Michael Franti & Spearhead for Inaugural Lineup

Submitted by Tsunami Publicity on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 1:48 pm

ARISE Festival just announced headlining artist Michael Franti and Spearhead to complete the 100+ performer lineup that encompasses a variety of musicians, independent films, workshops and environmental speakers over three days and nights this August at Sunrise Ranch in Loveland, Colorado. Featuring a wildly diverse lineup united by common goals and like-minded audiences, ARISE will also host Australia's

Shoe Fest 2013: Third Round Artist Additions

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 9:40 am

Drew Emmitt of Leftover Salmon will bring The Drew Emmitt Band to Shoe Fest over the weekend of September 6th-8th. Shoe Fest is a three day outdoor music and camping event, featuring live music performances, which will take place at Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see in Manteno, IL.Floodwood, featuring Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico of moe.

KahBang Festival Announces Full 2013 Music Line Up

Submitted by Tell All Your … on Tue, 07/02/2013 - 2:13 pm

The KahBang music | art | film Festival is proud to release the full 2013 music line up. Headlining the Festival this year is rock band Dr. Dog and Odd Future group member, hip-hop artist Earl Sweatshirt. New additions include St. Lucia, Gentleman Hall, Vacationer, X Ambassadors, Caro Khan, My Pet Dragon, Spencer Albee, and North of Nashville.

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.

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