Park City Song Summit Announces Initial Round of Artists and Programming for First-of-its-Kind Live Music Event
The Park City Song Summit is an antidote to the large-scale, impersonal, singing to the masses music festival. Instead of bands playing at audiences, the Song Summit seeks to create an environment where artist and audience not only connect, play, and listen, but engage in conversations around the journey of creating songs and thriving in the modern music industry.
Today, Resonance Music and Arts Festival announced its initial 2021 lineup. The event, running from September 16th-18th at Marvin’s Mountaintop in Masontown, WV, will feature multiple sets from Resonance alumni, including Tipper (x2), Lotus, Lettuce, Papadosio (x3), and Umphrey’s McGee (x2). The festival will continue its tradition of “special” sets from a range of performers, including a mountain sunrise set from Tipper, a sunset set from Spafford, “TAUKing Wonder,” and a Keller Williams’ “Grateful Grass.”
Disco Donnie Presents is excited to introduce its newest festival to the DDP roster, Freakazoid Robots taking place in Ascarate Park, El Paso, Texas over Labor Day Weekend September 4 and 5. The festival will feature three stages, with a focus on techno artists on stage three. The lineup features some of the biggest names in techno and electronic music, including Alesso, Deep Dish (Dubfire + Sharam), Gryffin (DJ set), Lane 8, Nicole Moudaber, Slander and ZHU, as well as El Paso hometown hero Riot Ten.
Queerfolk Fest 2021 recently announced their debut festival, showcasing LGBTQ+ identifying artists and bands with a free live-streaming event from Club Passim in Cambridge, MA on June 12th. Sara Gougeon, a queer folk artist and graduate of Berklee College of Music, made this her mission after realizing the lack of venues highlighting artists like her. Gougeon embarked on her journey to amplify queer folk artists with the creation of her music company, Pineworks Creative.
This August, LOCKN’ fans are invited to embark on a new journey called LOCKN’ FARM SUMMER 2021, a concert series featuring three weekends of live music, food, activities, and camping under the stars. LOCKN’ Farm Summer 2021 will be held August 13 – 15, August 20 – 22, and August 27 – 29, at LOCKN’ Farm (formerly known as Infinity Downs Farm), LOCKN’s 387-acre property located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, VA.
Today, the City of Atlanta’s Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs announced that the 43rd annual Atlanta Jazz Festival (AJF) will take place over Labor Day Weekend, Sunday, September 5 and Monday, September 6. The Festival was rescheduled from its traditional Memorial Day Weekend date out of an abundance of caution due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic.