Festivals

The Wanee Journals 2011: From Earthtones to Electric Blues- A Colorful Sound Experience

After much coordination and navigation, our group celebrated the successful creation of a small tent/popup, tapestry and solar light embellished village by partaking in a few ice cold libations before heading toward the music. As we walked in the dark down the windy dirt road in the direction of deep rooted bass and canopy swinging melodies, a myriad of bioluminescent extensions of the forest helped to light our way.

2011 All Good Announces Late Night Acts

The 15th Annual All Good Festival gave its followers a gift on 420 by announcing the late night lineup for the event.  Late Night performers will include Pretty Lights, Umphrey's McGee, STS9, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe and Big Gigantic. Tickets are available now at www.allgoodfestival.com

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Bear Creek Fest Annouces Another Round of Artist Additions

Big IV Productions’ Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival has unveiled another batch of artist additions for the 2011 event. New acts include Galactic, Big Gigantic (also just added to the Purple Hatters Ball, details below), Garage A Trois, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Skerik, Fred Wesley, Hairy Apes BMX, The Trio (Porter, Vidacovich, Hartswick), Chali 2'na Band, Underground System, Shak Nasti, and The Last Straw.

NXNE Announces 2011 Line Up

NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE) announces the second wave of bands for the 17th edition of the festival, taking over Toronto June 13-19, 2011. Tickets are now available online.

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B.O.M.B. Fest Moves to Larger Venue!

Citing strong early ticket sales for the 3rd Annual Bring Our Music Back Festival (B.O.M.B. Fest) B.O.M.B. Fest has outgrown it’s original site and is proud to announce its move to The Comcast Theatre in Hartford, CT.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival June 3-12, 2011

The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival celebrates its 28th year from June 3-12, 2011, with the sounds of jazz, blues, funk and Latin music in the idyllic setting of Vermont. For 10 days, over 50,000 people enjoy a unique mix of concerts, dances, jams, street parties, cruises on Lake Champlain, meet the artist sessions and workshops.

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2011 Headliners include:

Herbie Hancock

Béla Fleck and the Original Flecktones

Purple Hatters Ball adds Big Gigantic to lineup

Promoters announce today the addition of Colorado’s Big Gigantic to the artist lineup for the Purple Hatters Ball held at Live Oak, FL’s Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. An annual event celebrating the life of Rachel Morningstar Hoffman, the 2011 festival will take place May 13-15 and will feature Emancipator, Russell Batiste Band, DubConscious, Papadosio and more. Look for a charity silent auction at the festival. All attendees are invited to wear a purple hat throughout the weekend.

Get the 4/20 Special on Desert Rocks Music Fest Before You Get too Stoned & Forget

Right now there is a special on Desert Rocks Music Festival tickets, go buy yours and get ready to get groovy with some great bands in Moab this Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29. This year Desert Rocks (DR) will be hosting an array of artists, from Hip Hop to Jam Grass. The line up includes:

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Great American Taxi feat. Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon

2011 Pitchfork Music Festival Rounds Out Lineup

As previously announced, the 2011 Pitchfork Music Festival will be taking place on Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17 at Chicago's Union Park! Three-day passes are sold out (gone within 24 hours!), but single-day passes are still available for the totally reasonable price of $45.

Gent Jazz Festival 2011 line-up is complete

The line-up for the 10th edition of Gent Jazz Festival (July 7th – 17th, Bijloke) is complete, with bands such as Sonny Rollins, Daniel Lanois’ Black Dub feat. Trixie Whitley & Brian Blade, Return to Forever IV, Angus & Julia Stone, Absynthe Minded, Morcheeba, Al Di Meola World Sinfonia feat. Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Randy Brecker/Bill Evans Soulbop Band feat. Medeski, Martin & Wood, Michel Portal Quintet, Agnes Obel, Red Snapper, Dave Holland Quintet, Al Foster/George Mraz Quartet feat.

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