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Gent Jazz Festival Finalizes 2017 Lineup

Submitted by Filip Degroote on Tue, 04/25/2017 - 6:35 am

After previously announcing headliners Herbie Hancock, Kamasi Washington, Trixie Whitley, Wayne Shorter, Einstürzende Neubauten, and Norah Jones, Gent Jazz Festival released the final names for its sixteenth edition today. The first day of the festival on 6 July is a day of celebration thanks to the arrival of the icon of pop herself and diva par excellence, Grace Jones. GoGo Penguin, Miles Mosley, Kadhja Bonet, and United Vibrations have also confirmed their attendance for the same day.

Blue Ox Music Festival, June 8-10, 2017

Submitted by HearthMusic on Fri, 04/21/2017 - 2:01 pm

Coming in early June, the Blue Ox Music Festival returns with an all-star lineup of roots, Americana, and country artists. Nestled amongst the dense, sun-speckled pine forests of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Blue Ox Music Festival welcomes thousands of roots music fans and musicians each June to the heart of Paul Bunyan country.

5th Annual Northern Nights Festival Lineup

Submitted by Northern Night… on Thu, 04/20/2017 - 1:04 pm

What better day to release the first lineup drop for the 5th Annual Northern Nights Music Festival set in the Emerald Triangle than 4.20! Set amidst California’s picturesque Redwood Curtain, Cooks Valley Campground will come alive on July 14-16, 2017 with an all-star lineup featuring Living Legends, Cherub, G Jones and more.  Once again, people from all walks of life will converge at one of the world’s most breathtaking venues to enjoy a weekend of music, art, food, libations, yoga, and more.

Denver People's Fair Releases Music Lineup

Submitted by Tsunami Publicity on Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:55 pm

The 2017 Denver People’s Fair has announced the music lineup and programming schedule for its 46th annual event. With musical performances by Guster, Night Riots, and Jeremy Garrett’s Fiddle Science - a supergroup featuring members of Leftover Salmon, The Infamous Stringdusters and Gipsy Moon - as well as over 30 other performances including bands, artists, drag shows, and creative community entertainers, this year’s People’s Fair sets the stage for a massive cultural showcase event that is uniquely Denver.

California Roots Music Festival Goes Green

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Wed, 04/19/2017 - 6:58 am

The California Roots Music and Arts Festival delivers top tier reggae and roots music to thousands of fans in Monterey, California each year. The festival and organizers are dedicated in their commitment to creating an environmentally conscious event that benefits the surrounding community, educates and engages the attending fans, and provides a music festival model that is truly sustainable. Previous years included successful partnerships with REVERB, The Offset Project, and TripZero.

Moogfest Finalizes 2017 Lineup

Submitted by MAGNUM PR on Tue, 04/18/2017 - 8:18 am

Today Moogfest announces their last and final additions to the 2017 festival, rounding out an already impressive lineup with DJ Premier, Zola Jesus, King Britt, Jana Hunter, Baltra, IDEO, Modular on the Spot, and Durham music collective The Floor. This announcement builds on Moogfest’s trajectory: balancing Future Sound (performances) and Future Thought (conference) conversations and workshops, with artists and technologists who participate in both sides of the program.

Jazz Middelheim announces Initial Lineup

Submitted by Filip Degroote on Tue, 04/18/2017 - 6:17 am

Today, Jazz Middelheim, which is being held from 3 through 6 August in Antwerp’s Park Den Brandt, is announcing several of the artists that will be performing this summer. Randy Weston, Bill Frisell ‘All We Are Saying’, Mingus Big Band, and Tony Allen Quartet: Tribute to Art Blakey have all confirmed that they’ll be in the park in Antwerp on 5 August. Ruben Machtelinckx will be demonstrating the various forms of his art on the Club Stage.

Power of Music Festival To Raise Money For "You Can Fly" Songwriting Program

Submitted by so much MOORE media on Mon, 04/17/2017 - 7:38 am
The Power Of Music Festival will bring over 50 performers to eight stages for more than 80 shows April 27-29 during the inaugural fundraiser in Bentonville, Arkansas for the I'll Fly Away Foundation.  The roster of talent reads like a "Who's Who" of the songwriting world:  Beth Nielsen Chapman, Thom Schuyler, Roger Cook, Richard Leigh, Tony Arata and Dennis Morgan (all Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame honorees), multiple Grammy Award-winner Carl Jackson, Fred Knobloch, Larry Cordle and more&nbsp
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WinterWonderGrass Tahoe | 2017 | Review

Submitted by Alan Sheckter on Fri, 04/14/2017 - 12:34 pm

WinterWonderGrass, in its third Lake Tahoe-area incarnation, this time with a feet-thick blanket of snow all around, brought a distinctive assemblage of mountaintop adventure-seekers to Northern California for a symphonic unification of jam-happy roots and bluegrass music, fine craft brews, and mountain views/activities. The setting for the utopian weekend, March 31 to April 2, was once again the pastoral Squaw Valley, site of the 1960 Winter Olympics.