Silver Wrapper and Purple Hat Productions have announced the first round of artists for the second annual Suwannee Hulaween, hosted by The String Cheese Incident over Halloween weekend October 31 - November 2, 2014 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL.
Striking out on your own as a musician after being part of an ensemble is never easy to do, save for the fortunately marketable front men and Beyoncés of the world. Roosevelt Collier is doing his best, and while picking up steam, has never forgotten where he came from and what made him the musician he is today. Forged out of the Pentecostal beliefs surrounding “Sacred Steel,” Roosevelt is both carrier of the torch and genre-hijacking outlaw.
BIG GIGANTIC has set their sights even bigger this year for their massive hometown show dubbed “ROWDYTOWN.” Taking over the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, the third annual event is expanding to two days in 2014: Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27.
Most folks going out to see live music generally seek a familiar favorite band, or at the very least a certain style or genre implied. Rarely can an act draw interest based on anything without these qualities. Matt Butler’s Everyone Orchestra is the exception. Butler is a fantastic multi-instrumentalist (primarily a drummer) who decided to abolish all of the above qualifiers of what constitutes a traditional band.
With Lettuce and The Kyle Hollingsworth Band preparing to settle inside of my ears for the evening, things blasted off in an over-caffeinated wild turkey blitz en route to the Fillmore Auditorium. While the hall filled in, those on the rails waited patiently for the on-stage gospel to pour freely.
Coming off their sold-out “Rowdytown II” show at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO, and the announcement of two New Year’s Eve shows at the legendary Roseland Ballroom in New York City December 30 & 31, BIG GIGANTIC have revealed a brand new song, “Love Letters,” featuring Sabina Sciubba. It is the first peek at the duo’s new album which will be released in early 2014.
Suwannee Hulaween has announced five Ultimate Incident VIP options for fans to maximize their Halloween weekend celebration with The String Cheese Incident, STS9, Big Gigantic, Emancipator, Conspirator, Steve Kimock & Friends, Brock Butler, Future Rock and more, October 31 – November 2, 2013 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL.
Vibrant splashes of neon color filled the rolling hills of Wisconsin the weekend of August 9th-11th, as fans from all around the Midwest came to celebrate the second annual Summer Set Music Festival. Packing the place with an average of 15,000 attendees per day, slightly up from last year’s average, the festival maintained a substantial crowd throughout the day and into the night’s major acts.
Coming off their summer festival appearances at Hangout, Summer Camp, Mountain Jam, Movement, Firefly and headlining slot at Summer Set-with upcoming performances scheduled for Electric Zoo and North Coast Festival, also as a headliner--BIG GIGANTIC have announced the full tour dates for their upcoming fall outing dubbed the “Sky High Tour.” Presale tickets will begin Thursday, August 15 through www.thissongissick.com with public onsale starting Friday, August 16 via www.biggigantic.net<