For over 40 years, the annual three-day music festival in Southern California, Huck Finn Jubilee, delivered acts from a long list of luminaries such as Ralph Stanley, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury, Punch Brothers, Rhonda Vincent, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, Emmylou Harris, Peter Rowan, and more. After a one-year hiatus, the festival will return to Ontario, CA on October 5, 6, and 7 in 2018 under new owners Nikki and Roger.
The second annual Skull and Roses Festival brought Deadheads from all over California, to the Ventura Fairgrounds, for three days of music inspired by The Grateful Dead. The campground area was nearly full by the time the music started early on Friday afternoon, April 6th. Festival publicist Dennis McNally, who was the publicist for the Grateful Dead from 1984-95 choose the spot because of its significance in the history of the Dead.
The Euphoria Team released the lineup for Finding Euphoria, an electronic music festival on May 12 at Carson Creek Ranch, featuring Gramatik, Hippie Sabotage, G Jones, and k?d, plus Medasin, ATLiens, Asadi, and many Euphoria alumni artists, as well as special guests Boogie T and SQUNTO at the Friday Camping Pre-Party.
It’s that time again, folks. The one and only California Roots is coming around again, and this year’s festival promises to be the best one yet. Over just less than a decade, Cali Roots has evolved from a small get together into a family reunion of sorts for Reggae fans from near and far. For so many, Cali Roots is more than three days of Reggae music, it is a small peek into what life can be in a world with a little less animosity, and a little more love.
Spring has arrived in Southern California and with the new season comes the beginning of music festival season. The West coasts most prestigious musical gathering, the Coachella Music and Arts Festival is set to take place over the weekends of April 13-15 and 20-22. The festival is celebrating its 19th year, with a claim of being bigger and better than ever. Last year ticket sales were increased to 125,00 per year versus 90,000 the year before. The festival also added an eighth stage as well, the Sonora stage.
Fans from all over the world took to the beach this weekend for the sixth-annual Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival, in partnership with Live Nation. Descending on Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Florida, artists including Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Snoop Dogg, Shaggy, Cheap Trick and fans alike basked in the feel-good vibe of the coastal setting, as they enjoyed three days of first-class music spanning multiple genres.
The 9th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the historic Monterey County Fair & Event Center from May 25-27 2018. The top tier national festival has become the premier gathering for the progressive U.S. reggae and positive roots movement, bringing in over 40,000 fans to the bay area over the Memorial Day weekend. National press accolades from Forbes, Billboard, and The Huffington Post keep recognizing the event for its leadership in greening, live streaming, art exhibitions, and overall community vibe.
The third annual Festival at the Farm, presented by Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, will return to Prowse Farm in Canton, MA this fall. Produced by Six Chair Productions, the festival will take place September 15-16, 2018. Early Bird tickets go on sale this Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 10 AM at www.festivalatthefarm.com.
One of the biggest rock festivals of the year is set to take place in Jacksonville Florida, April 27-29. The massive three-day festival will feature some of the biggest names in rock on three stages for the entire three days. Headliners include heavy metal generational bookends Avenge Sevenfold and Ozzy Osbourne, hard rockers Foo Fighters and Queens of The Stone Age and even veteran punk rocker Billy Idol. The massive lineup features crowd favorites from nearly every genre of rock music.
Spread the Word Music Festival is pleased to announce its sixth annual extravaganza, featuring Colorado’s best up-and-coming bands/DJs across five stages. This three-day festival will take place in downtown Denver, CO from Friday May 11th – Sunday May 13th, 2018 at Fox St. Compound. Music lovers of all types will appreciate the variance throughout the festival with styles ranging from jam, funk, bluegrass, reggae, electronic, rock, and every kind of fusion in between.
Spread The Word Fest 2018 Lineup: