Brewgrass Festival is proud to announce that Truth & Salvage Co. will join the 2015 music lineup along with headliner Jeff Austin Band, Big Daddy Love, and Packway Handle Band. This year's event will feature over 50 breweries sampling a diverse assortment of national and regional craft beers.
This year's Forecastle Festival was a success despite extreme weather. Due to heavy rains leading up to the festival, the rising Ohio River threatened the structure of stages close to the water. A windstorm on Friday shut down headliner Sam Smith's performance early and caused a two-hour delay on Saturday. Throughout the weekend, however, the extreme heat was the talk of most festivalgoers. Thankfully, the crew hosting the event was phenomenal.
The sixth annual Catskill Chill Music Festival, “A Farewell to Minglewood”, taking place September 18-20, 2015 at Camp Minglewood in Hancock, New York has announced details for the VIP Packages, going on sale Wednesday, July 29 at 1pm EST. Headlined by preeminent jam band moe., this is a very special year for the much-loved three-day music and art gathering because Catskill Chill will move to a new home in 2016.
Phases of the Moon Music + Art Festival is excited to announce additional artists to the 2015 event. Joining the lineup is Warren Haynes & The Ashes & Dust Band, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Birdcloud, Blaine Cartwright and The Dropper. The second annual three-day festival will take place on the picturesque Mulberry Mountain near Ozark, Arkansas Oct 16-18, 2015.
The revival of the venerable Newport Folk Festival continued with a very strong roster of artists this year that expanded once again the boundaries of what is “folk music.” Folk purists – the kind of people who booed Dylan when he went electric at the 1965 festival (this year was the 50th anniversary of that iconic set) – would probably have seen their heads explode if they caught My Morning Jacket’s surprise set on first night of this year’s gathering.
TRAVELIN’ MCCOURYS WITH BILL NERSHI, NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS and HOT BUTTERED RUM will headline the 10th ANNUAL RHYTHMS ON THE RIO, an intimate music festival in South Fork, Colorado, from Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th. The event is hosted by the South Fork Music Association, a non-profit entity; it raises money for organization’s Children’s Music Program.
On August 2, 2015, the inaugural Rootfire At The Beach takes place at Avila Beach Resort. The celebration of roots reggae music and culture features performances by Tribal Seeds, Stephen "Ragga" Marley, Collie Buddz, Shwayze, and The Movement, along with DJ sets from Expanders Sound System.
ARISE is excited to share this special roster of noteworthy musicians as part of the line-up of Larry Keel's All-Star Tribute to Jerry Garcia: Dave Watts (The Motet), Chris "C-Bob" Elliot (Springcreek) Joe Lessard (Head for the Hills), Paul Murin (DeadPhish Orchestra) Ted Tilton (DeadPhish Orchestra) & one mor