Three auspicious but sonically distinct Nashville bands - The Features, Heypenny, and Protomen - recently earned coveted career boosts: They will all perform at the 2009 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival as part of "The Road To Bonnaroo" competition sponsored by BMI, Mercy Lounge, and Budweiser Select.
The 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival, to be held July 17 - 19 at Chicago's Union Park, is right around the corner. As the diverse ingredients of the lineup congeal, there are a few changes to be made. Black Lips are now playing on Saturday and Michael Columbia are playing on Sunday.
Colorado's Mile High Music Festival, happening at the Fields at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 18 and 19, unveils yet another round of 2009 performers.
I attended the first year of Summer Camp @ Three Sisters Park-Chillicothe, IL in 2001, but haven’t been back since due to living out of state and making those tough festival choices we all are forced to make! After eight years of my absence, I came back to find a very different experience...but only compared to the first.
Music, art, dance and above all, consciousness, will all bloom from the same good vibe bud June 26 through June 28 with the fourth installment of SONIC BLOOM. Set for the beautiful Mishawaka Ampitheatre, nestled in Poudre Canyon outside of Ft. Collins, Colorado, SONIC BLOOM is a whirlwind of camping, elite electronic music and human performance, all set to the earthy vibes of the Rocky Mountains.
September on the West Coast not only marks the time of year University of California, Santa Barbara rolls back into session, it also heralds the return of the WEST BEACH MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL. Event producers Twiin Productions have announced that one of America’s only beach festivals will return for its third year Friday, September 18, Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20, 2009.