Festivals

Sound Mind Live presented its third annual Mental Health Music Festival on May 20th at the Ventura Fairgrounds. The show was part of the Concerts In Your Car series, which features live music for a drive-in audience. The four-hour show combined five live music sets with comedians, commentators, poets, and more.

Today, Ideaison announces the lineup for RETROSPEKT a two-day multi-genre immersive micro music and art festival at the Moxy South Beach on July 10-11, 2021. The new kind of “micro” music festival (under 1K capacity/day) was born from the success of a virtual music festival in the heart of Covid.

Higher Ground, in collaboration with Burlington City Arts, is proud to present an outdoor concert series called Backside at 405. Located behind BCA Studios at 405 Pine Street, in Burlington’s vibrant South End Arts District, Backside at 405 will feature live music every Friday and Saturday night all summer long.

The California Roots Music & Arts Festival is excited to announce additions to the line-up. Joining the already exceptional line-up is Stephen Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Protoje Feat Lila Iké and Sevana, Brother Ali, Sa-Roc, Slightly Stoopid, to name a few. The destination festival’s new additions will share the stage with Cali Roots main stays Rebelution, Atmosphere, Chronixx, and Damian Marley and sees debut performances from renown Sean Paul, Ice Cube and Sublime With Rome.

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce additional performers for MerleFest 2021, which will take place September 16-19.

Bluegrass Pride, a California-based non-profit with a mission to uplift LGBTQ+ folks in roots music, is proud to announce the first weekend of their month-long pride celebration and virtual festival, Porch Pride, which will feature Lavender Country Live!

Lights All Night, one of the country’s largest independent dance music festivals, is excited to announce the Phase 1 performance lineup as the music festival expands to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico this fall on November 4-7. All-inclusive ticket packages to the new international event will now go on sale on Tuesday, May 25 at lightsallnight.com

We are excited that the John Hartford Memorial Campout will be our first "official event" of the year. Keeping the tradition of the John Hartford festival alive, June 2-5 will be in memory of John Hartford and John Hotze. There will be music on the main stage Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Legendary jam band moe. will join the Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Live to round out the Beach Road Weekend “350” lineup. moe. will kick things off this year with two sets Friday night, July 23 at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven. Tedeschi Trucks Fireside Live will be back for a second night of music Sunday, July 25. The band’s show on Saturday sold out in under 24-hours.

The popular destination event Welcome To Rockville returns for its biggest year yet and moves to a new weekend for 2021, November 11-14, at its new home at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience features a massive lineup of the biggest stars and brightest up-and-comers in today’s music scene.