Gathering of the Vibes 2010 marks the third installment of a five-year contract with the city of Bridgeport to host the annual music, arts and camping festival at Seaside Park through summer 2012. After drawing 20,000 revelers per day to the 370-acre venue last year, the city and festival organizers look to spread more positive Vibes in 2010. This all-ages, family-friendly event will be held from July 29 to August 1.
The organizers for The 3g's Festival are very psyched to announce this year's festival dates. The 3g's Festival 2010 will take place from Thursday, July 29th to Sunday, August 1st, 2010. We'll be hanging at the same spot as last year, Camp NCN, Black River Falls, WI. This event is 18 Years & Older Only, so please keep that in mind when making your plans. Tickets go on-sale Saturday, January 9, 2010 @ 10am Central.
Trey Anastasio and TAB will headline the inaugural The Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival, May 14-16, on the beach in Gulf Shores, AL. Other performers include Flaming Lips, Ben Harper and Relentless 7, Girl Talk, Alison Krauss & Union Station, John Legend, Zac Brown Band, The Black Crowes, Ray LaMontagne, Michael Franti & Spearhead and many others.
Saint Motel is known for their over-the-top performances and an explosive, psychedelic, indie-pop sound. In the world of Saint Motel, nothing bows to convention: Stages become forests and living rooms, and shows become kaleidoscopic mind explosions in 3D. The band's live shows are marked by this effusive energy and the spectacle of exciting visual soundscapes that blend the sonic with the artful.
Not even three months in, 2010 has already proven to be a banner year for Nneka. The Nigerian-born artist continues her mission of spreading hope, optimism, and truth with a series of performances at SXSW. Her US album debut, Concrete Jungle, has been lauded by critics and fans alike. From playing sold-out shows to performing on “Late Night With David Letterman” to being cited as an artist to watch by Rolling Stone and SPIN, Nneka’s message has proven itself to be universal.
To coincide with the happenings at South By Southwest in Austin, the Backbeat Foundation will present Export NOLA on Wednesday, March 17th at Momo's. The showcase will feature New Orleans artists that represent various styles of music that the Crescent City is known for, including Anders Osborne, Big Sam's Funky Nation, and The Stooges Brass Band.
The Mother Hips release their SXSW performance schedule and a slew of spring dates, including the (((folkYEAH!))) presentation of the second annual Mother Hips Family Hipnic at the Fernwood Resort in breathtaking Big Sur, California on April 30 & May 1, 2010.