Festivals

New York City's Catalpa Festival announces additional artists, including Girl Talk, Matt & Kim, Cold War Kids, Hercules And Love Affair, Matisyahu, Dirty Heads, The Sheepdogs, Hook N' Sling and Many More.The Catalpa Festival lineup already includes: The Black Keys, TV On The Radio, Umphreys McGee, AraabMUZIK, Snoop Dogg

On June 8th, 2012, indie art rockers Rubblebucket will be playing Manchester, TN's famous Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival! Given the band's favorable reputation among the festival circuit, alongside critics nationwide raving of the band's colorful and lively show, it's with no surprise that Bonnaroo has added the band to its already well-rounded line-up.

Toubab Krewe’s CARNAVALITO, a two-day mini-fest, has been announced to take place at the Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain, NC on Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 14th, 2012. The outdoor event will feature headlining sets from Toubab Krewe as well as a different roster of supporting bands and DJs each day including Donna the Buffalo, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Rayna Gellert and DJ Chalice.

Phil Lesh & Friends has just announced the band will play the 19th annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival on September 16th, 2012.The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival takes place in Telluride Town Park, a renowned outdoor music venue with breath-taking mountain peaks for a backdrop.

Those are the two words HARD Events, the producers of HARD SUMMER, have been sharing since announcing the major music festival was returning to Los Angeles State Historic Park August 3-4, 2012, as a two-day event for the first time in its 5-year history.

Gent Jazz Festival (July 5-14, Bijloke site) announces new names for the eleventh edition of the festival: Paco de Lucia, Damien Rice, D’Angelo, Melody Gardot, Rodrigo y Gabriela and C.U.B.A., Jim Hall-Scott Colley Duo, Gabriel Rios Solo, Amatorski, Tindersticks

For the first time in its history, Bear Creek will welcome guest curators Daptone Records and Royal Family Records to schedule the Bear Creek Stage lineup. The Daptone Super Soul Revue will feature Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, The Budos Band, The Sugarman 3 and The Como Mamas.

Nearing the two-month countdown until SONIC BLOOM 2012 we have a barrage of new artists confirmed!  Newest additions to the list of performing acts are: PANTyRAiDWelder

Coinciding with the evenings & weekends of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the inaugural Nolafunk Jazzfest Series 2012 lineup is now complete with the addition of Daptone Records’ Budos Band who, along with Hairy Apes BMX and special guests, will be a part of the Oddity Faire After-Party at Republic. (The Oddity Faire features headliner Primus at the nearby Sugarmill.)

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