Festivals

Known for their lifelike recreations of historic Grateful Dead recreations, perennial touring juggernaut Dark Star Orchestra today announces dates for their 9th annual Dark Star Jubilee festival. Happening May 22-24, 2020 at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, DSO will headline all three nights of the event and additional festival acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

Bonnaroo is excited to announce that pre-sale GA, VIP and Platinum tickets for the 2020 event will be available on Black Friday, November 29 at 12 noon ET via Bonnaroo.com.

This year, Bonnaroo is selling more tier 1 priced tickets, giving fans an even better chance at getting the best prices. The festival has incorporated many more changes and upgrades to the Black Friday sales event this year as well.

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Noise Pop Festival, the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier indie music and arts festival, has just announced today Injury Reserve, Bag Raiders, Kornél Kovács, Mannequin Pussy, Josh Rouse, and more to join the 2020 lineup for the 28th annual festival returning to the Bay February 24 – March 1.

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 13–22, 2020) has announced additional Keynote and Featured Speakers for the 34th edition of its annual Conference, which celebrates the convergence of technology, film, and music industries. 

Keynotes announced today include songwriter, musician and founding member and the creative force behind Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, and director, producer and writer Erin Lee Carr.

Skull & Roses Returns to California’s Legendary Ventura County Fairgrounds with Elevated Experiences and Expansive All-Star Lineup including Original Grateful Dead Drummer Bill Kreutzmann in Long-Awaited Return of Billy & the Kids and Much More

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the initial lineup for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. “For over 30 years, one of the major factors that has built and sustained MerleFest has been the quality of the artists and performances that our guests see over the 4-day festival,” says Ted Hagaman, Festival Director.

Last year, Domefest, the annual Pigeons Playing Ping Pong-hosted festival, celebrated 10 years by moving to a new home and welcoming their largest crowd to date. Domefest will return for its 11th consecutive year on May 14-16, 2020 at Marvin's Mountaintop in Masontown, WV.

Dobro, mandolin, guitar, musical exaltations and vocal flourishes – and much more – lilted through the autumn-painted trees and into the ears and souls of some colorful attendees at the fairgrounds in the Sierra Nevada foothill town of Placerville, California, at the ninth annual Hangtown Music Festival (formerly the Hangtown Halloween Ball).

The road to LOCKN' 2020 has officially begun with today’s announcement of next year’s very special edition of the beloved camping festival. Set for June 19-21, 2020, the 8th annual LOCKN’ will be an all-star celebration of Phil Lesh’s upcoming 80th birthday, taking place as always at Infinity Downs & Oak Ridge Farm, LOCKN’s 387-acre property located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, VA.

The 14th Annual Joshua Tree Fall Music Festival took place on October 10 – October 13, 2019, at the Joshua Tree Lake RV and Campground.  Founder and curator Barnett English put together an eclectic and energizing lineup that offered music from all corners of the globe with influences styles from the last 70 years represented.  Though the weather was not ideal, with high winds Thursday and evenings dropping down into the ’40s, the festivarians were not deterred and the Burning Man-esque campground was filled with th