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Resonate Suwannee Music Festival returns to Spirit of Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, FL, from March 30th-April 1st, 2023, and has released its artist lineup and on-sale date. Resonate Suwannee is a 3-day music and arts festival located at one of the most beloved campground destinations in the country.

Lotus is a five-piece instrumental band formed while members were in college and has evolved and grown over 20 plus years. They were early adopters of fusing electronic beats and sounds from dance music with jam music, but also draw on psych-rock, post-rock, disco, funk and jazz. Their dance-inducing, high energy shows have made them festival favorites.

The inaugural Sacred Rose Fest is less than 2 weeks away. For the first time ever there will be a weekend full of music as diverse as the Grateful Dead in its current form. Phil Lesh playing with Nels Cline and Jeff Tweedy as well as Karl Denson, Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, Jeff Chimenti, and Elliott Peck all in one headlining slot!?! Khruangbin, JRAD, Umphrey’s McGee, Disco Biscuits, Lotus, Elliott Peck’s Midnight North, Holly Bowling, and the Gone Gone Beyond are kicking it all off?!? The list is exciting and inviting.

Luke Miller of the electronic jam band Lotus, performing at Sacred Rose Festival in Bridgeview, IL on August 26-28 recently called into WZRD Chicago, 88.3 FM, the Wizard. Meagan Panici chatted with him about what Lotus has been up to and what we can look forward to when they arrive in Chicago later this month. 

For its second iteration, North Beach Music Festival plans to take over the Miami Beach Bandshell and adjacent Bandshell Park over three days—the 9th to the 11th—this December. Today, the festival shares its daily lineup, and starting tomorrow fans can secure single-day tickets for the event via northbeachmusicfestival.com.

North Beach Music Festival returns for its second year this December 9th–11th, 2022, and will once again take over the Miami Beach Bandshell and the adjacent Bandshell Park.

The electronica jamband Lotus kicked off a blazing two night run at Union Transfer in Philadelphia, Pa last Friday night. These shows were rescheduled from December 2021 because of complications with covid-19, and were originally part of their year end run. The Philadelphia based squad brought a clever mix of new and old songs, as well as a bust out, much to the crowd's delight.

The Sweetwater 420 Festival rolled on Friday, April 29th with another hot lineup and more delicious jams for day two. The weather cooperated perfectly, and the crowds were relatively calm for this session, though more intense than the day prior. Today's festivities were led by The String Cheese Incident, Gary Clark Jr., and Lotus.

To trace the lineage of numerous popular American genres, one only has to turn to the musical history of Chicago and absorb the city’s legacy as a cultural hub of jazz, blues, and rock n’ roll. Now, in honor of The Windy City’s rich background for diverse artistic innovation comes a first-of-its-kind music festival: SACRED ROSE.

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