Adding an extra day and bringing the Rolling Stones to the event for the first time, the 2024 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell was attended by 500,000 fans, Jazz Fest organizers announced today. During the expanded 8-day format, the Festival played out almost entirely under sunny skies as it shined a light on the importance of New Orleans to American and world culture.

The long-running Sierra Nevada World Music Festival (SNWMF) will be held from June 21-23 at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds in Boonville, California. This reggae and world music festival features live music on two stages, a late-night dancehall, a variety of food and drink booths, and an international marketplace. Onsite camping is available, providing convenient access to the festival grounds and a quick walk to downtown Boonville.

Following a triumphant and empowering 2023 debut, Andrea Magee’s She Rises Music Festival is returning for its second year in the vibrant backdrop of  Taos, New Mexico, this Labor Day weekend (Aug. 30 - Sept. 1) at Kit Carson Park, located at 211 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571.

"One of the world's great urban jazz festivals" (DownBeat Magazine), San Jose Jazz Summer Fest, presents its most acclaimed artists to date with piano/keyboard legend Herbie Hancock set to perform on the Jay Paul Company Main Stage and newly confirmed West African superstar Angélique Kidjo joining the Saturday, August 10 megastar lineup in Plaza de César Chávez in downtown San Jose, Calif.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Closer to the Sun, the perfect blend of all-inclusive luxury and electrifying festival vibes, set against the backdrop of Mexico's stunning Riviera Maya. From December 1st to 5th, music lovers can enjoy an unparalleled concert vacation featuring their favorite bands and artists performing from mid-afternoon until the stars fade at dawn.

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Embarc, a leader in California’s cannabis industry, proudly announces "The Smoke Show," an immersive cannabis experience set to debut at the California Roots Music & Arts Festival (“Cali Roots”) from May 24-26.

The 29th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas (IFAI), recently featured in the New York Times, is excited to announce its summer line-up to take festival-goers on an unforgettable journey from June 14 to 29.

“We are excited to offer more than 150 events this year - 85 percent of which are free to the public - which include a curated series of plays, films, exhibitions, food events, tours, talks and world-class musicians,” said Shelley Quiala, Executive Director of IFAI.

MerleFest, presented by Window World, concluded its annual spring homecoming this weekend with a larger-than-life ‘Traditional Plus’ celebration, drawing both seasoned attendees and newcomers to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC. The four-day gathering––inspired by the vision of festival founder and North Carolina native Doc Watson––is the biggest economic driver of scholarships, capital projects, and educational needs within the greater community.

Southern California’s premier live music, art, and culinary event BEACHLIFE FESTIVAL, taking place May 3-5, 2024 on the picturesque waterfront in Redondo Beach, CA, is sharing all you need to know before you go. This year promises memorable moments from Sting, Incubus and My Morning Jacket, among an eclectic group of top talent spanning rock, indie, pop, jam, reggae, dance and more, including the addition of world class DJs Paul Oakenfold and Mix Master Mike of The Beastie Boys.

Stagecoach - country music’s biggest festival - is thrilled to announce two exciting additions to this year’s HonkyTonk: acclaimed electronic artists The Chainsmokers and Marshmello. Curated by long-time Stagecoach collaborator Diplo, Diplo’s HonkyTonk is set to be the most high-octane in the festival’s history, and is another mark of how Stagecoach’s influence transcends music genres. Set times for this stage are available now as well HERE.


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