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WARMfest announces Trombone Shorty returning to Indianapolis

Submitted by Bohlsen Group on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 8:30 am

The inaugural White River Arts & Music Festival (WARMfest) today announced Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue as part of their three-day lineup during the Labor Day weekend festival August 31-September 2 at Broad Ripple Park in Indianapolis. Live music will be featured throughout the entire run of the event on five stages and will include a mix of national, regional and local talent.Trombone Shorty is a trombone and trumpet player originally from New Orleans with a background in jazz, funk and rap music.

Shoe Fest 2013 adds Cornmeal, Drew Emmitt Band and Floodwood

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Sat, 07/20/2013 - 7:22 am

Shoe Fest 2013 will be headlined by Chicago's own Cornmeal. The lineup also features The Drew Emmitt Band of Leftover Salmon, Floodwood with Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico of moe. and Artist at Large Allie Kral. Shoe Fest is in its 3rd year and it will take place on September 6-8, 2013 at Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see in Manteno, IL. There will be two stages of music with an emphasis on roots music.The full festival line up includes some of Chicago's finest bands, The Giving Tree Band, Family Groove Company, Henhouse Prowlers and many more.

Forecastle Festival 2013 | Review & Photos

Submitted by Ben Welp on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 5:48 am

Last weekend Louisville, Kentucky hosted the eleventh annual Forecastle Festival on the banks of the Ohio River. Over 75,000 fans, four stages, 65 musical acts and one festival evacuation made for an exciting weekend. With live music comes the element of surprise and it was plentiful this year. Unfortunate cancellations were made by acts Animal Collective, Dan Deacon, and Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings due to illness and the threat of powerful thunderstorms shifted the schedules during two day of the event.

Dispatch | Summerfest | Milwaukee, WI | 6/29/2013 | Review

Submitted by Nicole Valenti on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 4:19 pm

On June 29th, the first Saturday of the Milwaukee Summerfest 2013 , Dispatch was the headliner at the BMO Harris Pavilion.  This is the 45th Annual Summerfest and I decided to make this an adventure.  I am a Chicago native and had to make a couple of hours journey, so I booked a hotel in Milwaukee.  As show time approached, I took the drive into town.  As I neared the Park, the traffic was heavy.  The roads were flooded with groups of

Bonnaroo 2013 Part II | Review & Photos

Submitted by BrynnMarie on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 4:47 am

After a much needed “golden slumber”, I started Saturday off in the best way possible… with a hot shower.  Even though we were seriously rationing the water and it was the quickest shower I’ve taken in my life… it felt absolutely wonderful to rid myself of the Bonnaroo grime and emerge from the RV so fresh and so clean.  Oh the little things!  As everyone around our camp began to surface and prepare for Day 3, my parents decided to brave the hoards of Bonnaroovians and head into town to fill up on gas for the gener

Daily Music Schedule Announced For Jersey Shore Music Festival

Submitted by Mason Jar Media on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:17 am

Jersey Shore Music Festival is pleased to announce the daily music schedule for its inaugural festival taking place Saturday, July 20, 2013 at BlueClaws Stadium in Lakewood, NJ. Attendees will be treated to a full day of music featuring national and regional talent on 6 stages as well as food and artisanal crafts from over 200 vendors representing the unique Jersey Shore flavor and style. The festival aims to bolster the local music and arts scene while celebrating the diversity and merit of the Jersey Shore community.

The 12th Annual Northwest String Summit will be Streamed Live!

Submitted by JP Cutler Media on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 2:07 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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