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Jazz Middelheim Adds Van Morrison

Submitted by Filip Degroote on Tue, 05/02/2017 - 6:46 am

The 36th edition of Jazz Middelheim will be held from 3 through 6 August this year, which is slightly earlier than the weekend of 15 August, which is when the festival is normally held. “In cooperation with several other international festivals, we try to make sure that the public from all around the world can enjoy their favorite acts every year. In order to be assured that we could put the right programme together, we moved the festival up a little bit this year,” explains festival organizer Bertrand Flamang.

"Guster on the Ocean" Weekend in August

Submitted by Callanan and K… on Mon, 05/01/2017 - 9:52 am

Twenty-five years ago, a group of college students first performed onstage at Tufts University.  In 2017, Guster is celebrating this 25th anniversary with a series of signature events and concerts. Following sold-out shows at the Beacon Theatre in New York City and a four-night run at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club, the Guster 25 celebration moves to Portland, Maine in August, with a full weekend of activities, highlighted by an August 12 concert at Thompson’s Point.

MerleFest Comes to a Triumphant Close

Submitted by HearthMusic on Sun, 04/30/2017 - 6:54 pm

MerleFest, presented by Window World, has wrapped up its 30th year, closing out with a raise-the-roof acoustic performance from Zac Brown Band. Early estimates show that from its start on Thursday, April 27, to its close on Sunday, April 30, aggregate participation over the festival’s four days exceeded 80,000 participants. MerleFest, held on the campus of Wilkes Community College, is the primary fundraiser for the WCC Foundation, funding scholarships, capital projects and other educational needs.

Deep Roots Mountain Revival Announces Daily Schedule

Submitted by Mason Jar Media on Thu, 04/27/2017 - 8:13 am

Deep Roots Mountain Revival has released the lineup by day for its second annual festival happening July 20-22, 2017. Join Brandi Carlile, Dr. Dog, Lettuce, JJ Grey & Morfro, Moon Taxi, Sam Bush, Yonder Mountain String Band, White Denim and more over three days on the legendary Marvin’s Mountaintop in Masontown, WV this summer.

Camping 3-Day GA and VIP tickets are on sale now. Activities, featured visual artists, and craft vendors will be announced soon.

Beale Street Music Festival 2017 | Preview

Submitted by philamonjaro on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:44 pm

Once a blues festival closing off the famed Beale Street, Beale Street Music Festival has outgrown its downtown setting and and for the past few years located on the banks of the Mississippi River. Now ranked in Fest300's list of the worlds best festivals, the live music is diverse and the best bang for your buck in the midwest, if not the country. 

Acura Amps up NOLA Music Education Support with Trombone Shorty

Submitted by AWA PR on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:29 am

Acura is building on the brand’s 18-year commitment to the music and arts of New Orleans as the automaker joins iconic bandleader, singer, songwriter and producer, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, as Official Automotive Partner of the Trombone Shorty Foundation’s Shorty Fest and Trad Fridays.

Northwest String Summit Returns in July

Submitted by Northwest Stri… on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:25 am

The 16th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) presents an array of today's top live music acts for a blow-out return to Horning's Hideout (North Plains, OR) from July 13 - 16, 2017. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning's Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning's Hideout.