B.O.M.B. Fest News: Weezer, Wiz Khalifa, George Clinton, Wavves...May 28-29

Article Contributed by Anonymous (not verified) | Published on Monday, April 4, 2011

The 3rd Annual Bring Our Music Back Festival (B.O.M.B. Fest) is back and bigger than ever! Bring Our Music Back, Inc. along with Frank Bombaci, Sr. and Frank Bombaci, Jr. are proud to announce the diverse group of artists that has been assembled for 2011. For the first time, this year’s festival, taking place over Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-29), will be at the Festival Grounds of B.O.M.B. Fest’s new site partner, Western Connecticut State University (43 Lake Ave, Danbury, CT 06810) in Danbury, CT — a short train ride from New York City, Boston, Providence and Philadelphia.  Tickets go on sale via BombFest.com at 6 a.m. EST on March 4th.

B.O.M.B. Fest 2011 has assembled its most ambitious lineup to date, bringing together some of the best names in hip-hop, alternative and indie rock, giving the East Coast its own premiere music festival. The price for two-day passes will cost $109 go on sale on Friday, March 4th at 6:00am EST. Official festival website can be found at www.bombfest.com.

All proceeds from the festival will benefit Bring Our Music Back, Inc. which is committed to providing music scholarships, music enrichment and education programs, music and healing initiatives and community support and outreach. In addition, one of this year’s charitable initiatives includes the creation of an Emerging Artist Scholarship Fund at Western Connecticut State University.


2011 B.O.M.B. Fest Lineup:


Snoop Dogg

Wiz Khalifa

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Coheed And Cambria

Neon Trees

State Radio

George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic

The New Pornographers

Shpongle presents The Shpongletron Experience

Against Me!

Best Coast



Titus Andronicus

The Cool Kids



Portugal. The Man

Man Man

Dum Dum Girls

The Felice Brothers


Freelance Whales

Holy Fuck


Quintron and Miss Pussycat

Dan Deacon

12th Planet

Free Energy


Real Estate

Nosaj Thing

The Hood Internet

Toubab Krewe


Small Black

River City Extension

Big Freedia

David Wax Museum

Roots of Creation

Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez

Walk the Moon

Also featuring more than 25 local artists!