The West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival, Aftershock, grows even more in 2023 with its most packed lineup yet offering 95-plus bands over four full days, led by headliners Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold and Korn. The destination event, held at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 5-8, builds on last year’s record-setting success including an audience of 160,000 music fans and bringing in nearly $30 million to the region.

The South Carolina Waterfowl Association’s Wildlife Education Center is the new home of BirdFest, a beloved bluegrass music festival, held on May 5-6, 2023 in Pinewood, South Carolina. This year’s BirdFest is headlined by the well-known bluegrass ensemble Steep Canyon Rangers on Friday and Saturday nights. Other acts include Town Mountain, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters, Seth Walker, and Henhouse Prowlers. Purchase tickets and learn more at BirdfestMusic.com.

2023 will mark MerleFest’s 35th festival and, as previously announced, will honor Doc Watson’s 100th birthday year through musical collaboration and commemoration over the weekend of April 27-30, 2023, in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Today, MerleFest, presented by Window World, shared another piece of celebratory news. My Name Is Merle, director Robert Kinlaw’s latest documentary, is set to premiere Saturday evening at 4:30 PM during MerleFest 2023 at the Walker Center.

ARC Music Festival, Chicago’s flagship house and techno festival, has announced the initial artist lineup for its 2023 edition taking place September 1-3 at Union Park. After expanding to three days for the first time last year, ARC heads into its third year firmly rooted as a fan-favorite in the global festival circuit, continuing to bring in internationally renowned talent to the birthplace of house music.

THE HOG FARM HIDEAWAY music festival will take place June 9-11 at the legendary Black Oak Ranch in Laytonville, California. The event is presented by an independent, women-owned production company called Shooting Star Events. As part of the lead up to this exciting event, the producers are taking the opportunity during Women’s History Month to shine a spotlight on the many strong women who are involved on the stage and behind the scenes.

Summer Camp Music Festival is proud to present the Sunday 1-Day lineup for the annual Memorial Day Weekend. Joining the traditional Sunday sets from both host bands moe. and Umphrey’s McGee will be performances from headliners Willie Nelson & Family, Vulpeck, Mastodon,  & so many more! With this announcement comes the release of Sunday 1-Day GA & VIP tickets.

The South by Southwest® Music Festival (SXSW®) has announced the full list of Showcasing Artists invited to perform at the 37th annual event. The stages are set for a magical week of music discovery and camaraderie that can only be found in a setting like Austin. The excitement is building for the first essential and global music event on the industry’s calendar. The SXSW Music Festival takes place over six nights from March 13 - 18, 2023 in Austin’s iconic and offbeat venues.

The Great South Bay Music Festival presented by Island Federal Bank, is excited to announce that they are back for their 15th. Anniversary. The four-day music and arts festival will return to the newly revamped and picturesque waterfront at Shorefront Park in Patchogue Village, from Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23, 2023. Tickets are available to purchase now at www.greatsouthbaymusicfestival.com.

Northern California’s premier roots reggae & world music festival, Sierra Nevada World Music Festival is pleased to announce its return to Mendocino County Fairgrounds in Boonville, CA on June 16, 17, and 18, 2023. This will be the 26th edition after a three-year Covid hiatus and the passing of festival creator and promoter, Warren Smith.

Swanzey, NH’s Northlands Music and Arts Festival is proud to announce the addition of Super Sonic Shorties to their already star-studded artist lineup. The band's lineup reads like a who's who of the music world, featuring some of the most sought-after musicians in the industry, including Nikki Glaspie (Drums - The Nth Power), Katty Rodriguez (Saxophone - Beyoncé), Tonya Sweets (Bass - Lizzo), Jennifer Hartswick (Trumpet - Trey Anastasio Band), Ella Feingold (Guitar - Silk Sonic), Amy Bellamy (Keyboard - G.

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