The third annual Beanstalk Music & Mountain Festival, taking place May 29-31 at State Bridge Amphitheater in Bond, Colorado, has announced an array of special musical projects for their 2015 festival. The Magic Brownie Super Jam, will feature Marc Brownstein and Allen Aucoin of The Disco Biscuits with Scott Hachey and Casey Russell of The Magic Beans along with some special guests. And get ready for an action packed set from Hollywood Nights, composed of Aron Magner & Allen Aucoin of The Disco Biscuits, Tom Hamilton of American Babie
Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival, also referred to as The Clearwater Festival and founded by Pete Seeger, announces its second phase of artists set to perform on the banks of the Hudson River at beautiful Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, New York on June 20-21, 2015. The Clearwater Festival is the country’s oldest and largest music and environmental festival, bringing together major musical acts and Clearwater’s own brand of green activism for a unique weekend every June.
On Saturday, the 2015 Shambhala Music Festival finished a week-long daily roll out of six individual stage lineup announcements. Unlike other festivals, Shambhala’s six stages are each curated and independently run by their own respective stage directors, who in most cases are tastemakers in the Canadian music scene who have been returning to the festival for more than a decade.
Today, the Home Grown Music Network 20th Anniversary Festival has added nine new acts to the lineup for the event happening October 1-3 at Harmony Stage in Mebane, NC. Headlined by Lotus, Keller Williams and one still to be announced, the festival grew with the additions of:
Roots of Creation
Max Allen Band
Get Right Band
David Dixon Band
The Royal Noise
In June of 1986 Sun Ra and the Omniverse Jet Set Arkestra performed a free concert in the Naumberg Bandshell in Central Park, and the summer music landscape in New York City changed forever. Today, nearly 30 years later, SummerStage is New York City's largest free performing arts festival, presenting work in all performing arts disciplines, with a focus on New York's unique neighborhoods. SummerStage has touched the lives of more than six million fans from around the world.
The Forecastle Festival rounds out the lineup for its 2015 event with the additions of critically acclaimed Philly rockers The War on Drugs, blues-infused singer-songwriter ZZ Ward, genre-bending experimentalist Robert DeLong, and punk-rockers-turned-Latin-balladeers Mariachi El Bronx, who join Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic, Modest Mouse and more than 50 acts.
Nestled in the Sierras at the base of Squaw Valley Lodge, Winter Wonder Grass opened its door for the first time on the West Coast to deliver a top notch line up of Bluegrass music. The previously only located in Colorado festival spread its wings to expand to another Grass loving area in Tahoe. Billed as a Beer and Music festival the bill, did not lie. Every major brewer on the West Coast was in attendance from Lagunitas, Tahoe Favorite 50/50, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Green Flash and many, many more!
After touring with The Bridge for over a decade, musician Kenny Liner started a Baltimore non-profit organization, called Believe in Music, as a way to give back to the city from which he came. Believe in Music’s mission is to promote self-expression and community awareness through music education. Working in underprivileged communities, the organization reaches out teaching music to dozens of students each day.