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LOCKN' fest announces artist additions

Submitted by Big Hassle Media on Thu, 03/24/2016 - 8:24 am

LOCKN' is excited to announce additions to an already stellar lineup, including EOTO, Hard Working Americans, Circles Around the Sun, Doobie Decibel System, Moon Taxi, Garcia's Forest and Donna the Buffalo. EOTO features members of The String Cheese Incident, Hard Working Americans includes members of Widespread Panic and Chris Robinson Brotherhood, and Doobie Decibel System has Jay Lane (Ratdog, Primus), Jason Crosby (Phil Lesh & Friends) and Dan Leibowitz (ALO, Phil Lesh & Friends) in the band.

Umphrey's McGee Mash-Ups Scheduled for Wanee

Submitted by Woody Graber on Wed, 03/23/2016 - 3:06 pm

Umphrey’s McGee late-night set at Wanee Music Festial will feature select mash-up songs interwoven throughout the performance.  The Umphrey’s McGee mashups debuted on Halloween in 2008, and have become a highly anticipated live experience each year.  This marks the first time the band will feature multiple mashups outside the context of Halloween, a special treat for Wanee attendees. 

Check out the videos below for a taste of what’s in store.

Mashup with Another Brick in the Wall/ Thriller

Gent Jazz Festival Adds Pat Metheny, John Scofield & More!

Submitted by Phibo Press on Wed, 03/23/2016 - 2:09 pm

The Gent Jazz Festival is announcing new names for its 15th year. On Friday 8 July, Pat Metheny & Ron Carter, John Scofield – Brad Mehldau – Mark Guiliana and De Beren Gieren are coming to the Bijloke Site in Ghent. Saturday 9 July sees concerts performed by Max Richter: from Sleep & The Blue Notebook and Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra, with Jill Scott, Lianne La Havas and The James Hunter Six on Sunday 14 July. Closing the festival on Saturday 16th July is dEUS ‘Soft Electric’, among others.

ARISE Music Festival Aims to Raise the Bar Even Higher

Submitted by Tsunami Publicity on Wed, 03/23/2016 - 2:01 pm

The ARISE Music Festival sets its sights on the 2016 festival season with its most ambitious line-up to date. Featuring over 200 scheduled performances across 7 stages, the festival highlights a diverse lineup of musical performances that spans hip-hop, reggae, bluegrass and a healthy serving of rock, jam and improvisational acts from around the country.

Envision Fest. Brings Together Community

Submitted by The Confluence on Tue, 03/22/2016 - 1:53 pm

Glistening beaches, resplendent jungles, and the “pura vida” mantra served as the backdrop for the sixth annual, sold-out Envision Festival as 4,700 international attendees descended upon Rancho La Merced in Uvita, Costa Rica this past February 25 - 28, 2016.Uniquely distinguished from any other festival on the planet, Envisionaries united to partake in the festival’s utopian permaculture community, which inspires self-expression and conscious living through its regenerative infrastructure.

20th Annual Brewgrass Festival Announced

Submitted by Mason Jar Media on Mon, 03/21/2016 - 12:54 pm

Brewgrass Festival, Western North Carolina’s original craft beer festival, is proud to announce its 20th anniversary event will be held on Saturday, September 17th at Memorial Stadium in Asheville, NC. Over 55 breweries will offer a diverse assortment of national and regional craft beers against a backdrop of Bluegrass-infused music.

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Highberry Music Festival's Final Line-up for the 4th

Submitted by Deadhead Productions on Fri, 03/18/2016 - 9:56 am

Deadhead Productions has just revealed the final round of artist additions to their 7th annual Highberry Music Festival, adding 14 bands to the billing. The announcement included the addition of Buckethead, who is returning to the festival circuit for the first time since 2012. Others added include Highberry veterans Spoonfed Tribe, the 1 oz. Jig, and Smar T Jones.

Inaugural VERTEX Festival Announces ODESZA, Alabama Shakes, Trey Anastasio

Submitted by LiveLoud on Tue, 03/15/2016 - 12:43 pm

Today, Vertex - the inaugural music and camping festival in Buena Vista, Colorado on August 5-7, 2016 – announces dj duo ODESZA, recent 4-time Grammy winners Alabama Shakes and the Trey Anastasio Band (2 sets) to headline the lineup of over 30 established and emerging acts. Hosted in a stunning mountain valley setting, Vertex will showcase the best of Colorado.

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