San Jose Jazz announces today the SJZ New Works Fest 2023 featuring World Premieres of commissioned works from six standout SF Bay Area artist grantees of the SJZ Jazz Aid Fund. In December 2022, San Jose Jazz provided a new round of funding in the form of $20,000 in individual grants ($1,000/artist) to 20 local musicians. The SJZ Jazz Aid Fund initiative helps to offset the tremendous financial hardships the SF Bay Area arts community has faced due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

A multi-day celebration of music hosted in one of North America's most beautiful cities, the Festival D'ete de Quebec (FEQ) is a festival unlike any other. Today, FEQ announces the star-studded lineup  for FEQ 2023, featuring star performers and exciting rising acts from all over the world, plenty of incredibly talented Canadian artists..

Dallas’ renowned So What?! Music Festival is roaring back for its 15th edition, boasting a new partnership this year between distinguished Texas promoter Third String Entertainment and Disco Donnie Presents (DDP), the leading U.S. independent electronic music promoter, collectively known as Disco Punk.

One of the largest FREE jazz festivals in the country, the Atlanta Jazz Festival is an annual celebration of music, culture, and the art of jazz. The festival returns to historic Piedmont Park, in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, from Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29 from 11 am to 11 pm each day. Attendees will enjoy music featuring local, national, and international artists.

View a special video message from Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens at this link.

Good Vibez Presents and JMF Presents are joining forces to bring the Holo Holo Music Festival back to California this fall. Over the weekend of September 9th and 10th, Holo Holo will land at the Old Sacramento Waterfront in Sacramento, California, for two days of island music and reggae.

The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals announced the Audience Award winners for the 31st SXSW Film & TV Festival today. The Audience Awards follow the previously-announced 2023 Jury Awards. For the complete list of 2023 Award Winners, visit www.sxsw.com/festivals/film-awards/. Audience Award Winners were certified by Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP.

Fans of Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith will be able to see his artistry in a whole new way during Punk Rock & Paintbrushes pop-up gallery exhibitions held at festivals this spring and summer. Smith leads the list of talent contributing original paintings that will be on display at both BeachLife Festival, held May 5-7 in Redondo Beach, California as well as Summerfest in Milwaukee June 22-24, June 29-July 1 and July 6-8.

After hosting widely successful events in Orange County, CA, Phoenix, AZ and Denver, CO—and being listed at #6 on the Orange County Register’s “20 Most Memorable Southern California Concerts Of 2022”--the Punk In The Park festival is expanding with Punk In The Park Ventura. The debut event will feature music on two stages along with craft beer tasting on March 25 at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Southern California.

Kalan Wolfe and Keely Crow-Ka, of “The Shift,” have called on performers from across the country to join them at Departure Festival in Quilcene, Washington on the weekend of September 22nd, 23rd and 24th 2023.

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The Fort Collins Musicians Association announces the all-Colorado music lineup for the Fort Collins Music eXperiment 2023 (FoCoMX).

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