Festivals

By the time Centeroo opened on Thursday afternoon at the Bonnaroo Music Festival, June 15th, the festivities, and live music had been happening in the campground for nearly two days. Thursday is the traditional soft opening of the annual Bonnaroo music festival, with the two giant main stages remaining dark for one more day. But the four other main stages and some smaller ones offer a diverse lineup of mostly new music lasting until near dawn.

Presented by Rio Nuevo- a group dedicated to the revitalization of downtown Tucson, everyone's favorite city festival, DUSK will once again return to the streets around Jácome Plaza in Downtown Tucson for a seventh year on November 10 and 11, 2023.

The Horseshoe Music Festival is thrilled to announce its Wave 1 lineup for this year's festival, taking place on September 1, 2, and 3, 2023 at the beautiful Virginian Lodge in Jackson, Wyoming. This unique festival experience has been brought to life by acclaimed musician Duane Betts and his wife, designer Lisa Hadley Betts, who are set to delight guests with their passion for music, fashion, food, wellness, and community.

The sold-out crowd of 85,000 music fans began arriving as early as Tuesday, June 13th, for the 2023 Bonnaroo Music Festival. Even though the actual festival in Centeroo officially kicks off on Thursday, the ever-expanding campgrounds have become a mini-festival, with music and events beginning as early as Tuesday night. Like Walt Disney’s early vision of an ever-expanding Disney World in a Florida swamp in the 1960s, the original promoters picked a perfect spot for the Bonnaroo festival.

MoonJune Music and M Films Producciones present a multi-sensory festival of eclectic, international progressive music expanding the boundaries of jazz, rock, global music, and the unknown. Join visionary presenters Leonardo Pavkovic and Mauricio Aguinaco in historic Toledo, Spain, for four days of extraordinary concerts, roundtable discussions with seasoned music industry professionals, regional gastronomical delights, and the warm camaraderie of a global cast of musicians and enthusiasts.

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OhWook! Productions has revealed the artist lineup for the 7th Annual Mile 0 Fest Key West, scheduled for January 23-27, 2024 at Truman Waterfront Park Amphitheater. Brought to you by The Monroe County Tourist Development Council, next year’s festival includes fan favorite headliners and artists-to-watch such as Randy Rogers Band, Morgan Wade, Shane Smith & the Saints, Wade Bowen, Josh Abbott Band, Tanner Usrey, Kaitlin Butts, Red Clay Strays and William Beckmann with more lineup announcements to come.

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival stands as a radiant beacon of America's diverse musical scene. This multifaceted gathering represents an immersive journey across the musical map of America and beyond. Describing its innumerable treasures can prove daunting, as there is a veritable banquet of sound that is impossible to fully consume, let alone encapsulate in a single piece. But in attempting to relay the highlights of the 2023 festival's first weekend, one must reconcile with the abundance of excellence presented.

First, let’s get through the obvious:

 

  1. If you have never attended any music festival at the Bill Monroe Music Park (BMMP) in Beanblossom, Indiana, do so soon. The main stage is hallowed by both bluegrass and country music legends. It is a place that all fans of live music need to make a pilgrimage to visit.

Dave Matthews Band once again graced the stage of Summerfest and the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, marking their return on an atmospherically smoggy, overcast, and humid evening. Despite being a mid-week concert, the expectation among ardent fans was a journey into less explored terrains of their discography, not an overemphasis on radio-friendly hits.

After teasing that a new festival was on the horizon, Atlanta festival producer Rival Entertainment and Athens, Georgia rock juggernaut Futurebirds have announced full details on Highball - a festival experience at the historic Pullman Yards, October 21 and 22, 2023.