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Old Settler's Music Festival Donatest $5,000 to Harvey Relief Efforts

Submitted by McGuckin Enter… on Fri, 09/01/2017 - 6:38 am
The still-unfolding saga of Hurricane Harvey’s devastating blows to coastal Texas and beyond has greatly saddened the staff and board of Old Settler’s Music Festival. Like many others, the festival is helping with disaster relief efforts by donating $5,000. Half is going to the Central Texas Food Bank; Caldwell County Emergency Services will help determine how to distribute the other half. Old Settler’s is making its new home just east of Lockhart in Caldwell County, which is among dozens of Texas counties declared disaster areas by Gov.

8th Festy Experience Announces Daily Schedule

Submitted by Dreamspider Pu… on Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:08 pm
The 8th Annual Festy Experience takes place October 5-8, 2017 in the Blue Ridge Bowl at Infinity Downs Farm, a 387-acre property in Arrington, Virginia (also the new home of LOCKN' Festival) at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Festy aims to give the ultimate laid back festival experience which is fun for the entire family: camping, outdoor activities, craft food and beer, daily yoga, the 22nd Annual Blue Ridge Burn (5k/10k), and stellar music!

III Points Festival announces single day lineup

Submitted by III POINTS on Tue, 08/29/2017 - 8:20 am

III Points Music, Art & Technology Festival announces its daily lineups, including Gorillaz, Richie Hawtin CLOSE and Arca + Jesse Kanda on Friday, October 13, Nicolas Jaar, Kaytranada and Mark Ronson vs Kevin Parker (Tame Impala) on Saturday, October 14 and The xx, Bonobo (live) and RÜFÜS DU SOL on Sunday, October 15.

Freaky Deaky Returns as Midwest Halloween Takeover

Submitted by React Presents on Sat, 08/26/2017 - 12:29 pm

This year FREAKY DEAKY returns as a multi-city takeover across the Midwest! Featuring over 20 artists throughout four cities, everyone’s favorite Halloween party will host multiple events in MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO, GRAND RAPIDS and ANN ARBOR. React Presents is thrilled to expand the longstanding party series and bring the fun to fans across the Midwest.

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Grand Point North Announces Set Times

Submitted by Callanan and K… on Thu, 08/24/2017 - 11:39 am

Grand Point North, the music festival presented by Grace Potter and Higher Ground at Burlington’s Waterfront Park on September 16 and 17, released set times for the festival today.

Grand Point North offers music on two side-by-side stages with alternating performances, enabling festivals goers to catch every note. The opening bands are hand-picked by Grace and are always an amazing addition to the headline talent. Set times are as follows:

Saturday, September 16 – Gates open at 3:00PM

Rhythms on the Rio 2017: Day Three

Submitted by Janie Franz on Fri, 08/18/2017 - 6:27 pm

The weather was warming and clearing on the last day of the 2017 Rhythms on the Rio Music Festival. Once more there was yoga in the morning by Durango, as well as the special showcase performance by children who had benefited from this festival’s generosity. Rhythms donates the proceeds of this festival to the children’s music program in the region that not only provides instruction but instruments.

Rhythms on the Rio 2017: Day Two

Submitted by Janie Franz on Fri, 08/18/2017 - 6:20 pm

Celebrating twelve years, this festival continues to provide some of the best acts in the region and some amazing full touring bands. This year’s campground was huge, with quiet tent camping, a rowdier camping area, and an RV park—all along the beautiful Rio Grande. There were also activities for children in the Kid Zone, this year marked by huge tipis that were constructed on the site. An art area sprung up by the Beach, a sandy area where a few people launched floats or played in the bracing water.

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