Music Bite: Phoenix & The Strokes To Headline FYF Fest 2014

May 16, 2014 § Leave a comment

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FYF Fest has just revealed its 2014 lineup – and boy is it good! The Los Angeles-based music festival has snagged major bands The Strokes and Phoenix as headliners, who will play alongside artists like Haim, Flying Lotus, Blood Orange, Grimes, Interpol, Death Grips and many more!

Other notable acts include Jamie xx, Darkside, Four Tet, Earl Sweatshirt, Mac Demarco, Albert Hammond Jr., Julian Casablancas, Run The Jewels, Kelela, Little Dragon, Ty Segall and Real Estate.

The festival will take place from August 23-24 at the LA Sports Arena Exposition Park. Tickets will be available on Thursday, May 22nd at Noon PST via the festival’s official websiteTwo-day passes will cost $129, while VIP passes will run for $229.

Music Bite: Kanye West, Jack White & Elton John To Headline Bonnaroo 2014

February 19, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Next to Coachella, Southern favorite Bonnaroo is arguably the most anticipated summer music festival in the United States – and guess what? The official 2014 lineup is finally here, and it’s the best one yet!

After being banned due to his infamous 2008 performance, Kanye West will join Jack White and Elton John as headliners. But the biggest shocker is the absence of a reunited rap duo set to take over the festival season – Outkast. That’s a pretty bold move, Bonnaroo! The lineup was announced during a huge superjam party titled “Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Megathon,” or B.L.A.M.! for short, which was hosted by Saturday Night Live’s Taran Killam.

This year’s lineup boasts over 125 of music’s favorite and most talented acts, including: The Flaming Lips, CHVRCHES, Disclosure, Chance The Rapper, Janelle Monae, Frank Ocean, Danny Brown, Arctic Monkeys, Lionel Richie, Neutral Milk Hotel, James Blake, Banks, Kaskade, Wiz Khalifa, Vampire Weekend, The Avett Brothers, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Pusha T, Chromeo, Cage the Elephant, Zedd, Poliça, A$AP Ferg, Broken Bells, Lauryn Hill, Classixx, Ms Mr, Skrillex, Phoenix, Die Antwoord, Capital Cities and tons more!

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will take place from June 12-15 at the Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee.

Tickets go on sale this Saturday, February 22 on Bonnaroo.com – so get your coins ready!

Music Bite: RJD2, Run The Jewels & Policia To Headline 2014 Treefort Music Festival

February 13, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Everyone knows the big-name music festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo and Glastonbury. But the true gems are the more unexpected and smaller festivals filled with promising new talent! The latest to announce its lineup is the Treefort Music Fest, with artists like RJD2, Run The Jewels and Policia headlining.

Other acts who have been added to the lineup include: Mount Eerie, The Budos Band, Nurses, The Cave Singers, The Joy Formidable, Dan Deacon and more! The festival – which boasts over 300 acts this year – will take place in Boise, Idaho from March 20-23rd.

While Treefort Music Fest prides itself on showcasing local talent as well as the Boise music scene, it has been inspired by other festivals like Austin’s SXSW and NYC’s CMJ Festival – so there’s no doubt it’ll be the next festival on everyone’s radar.

Click here to purchase a 4-day pass to the festival and view the lineup poster up top!

Music Bite: Outkast, Muse & Arcade Fire Headline Coachella 2014

January 8, 2014 § 1 Comment

After weeks of unconfirmed announcements and rumors, it is now official: Outkast will be reuniting at Coachella after an eight year hiatus! The music festival also boasts Muse and Arcade Fire as headliners – not too shabby.

Other artists on the lineup include Disclosure, Queens of the Stone Age, Pharrell, Lana Del Rey, Nas, Skrillex, MGMT, Haim, Girl Talk, Chromeo, Sleigh Bells, Lorde, Solange, Chvrches, Ellie Goulding, Foster The People, Kid Cudi, Chance the Rapper, Darkside, Broken Bells, Blood Orange, A$AP Ferg, Holy Ghost!, Superchunk, Duck Sauce, Classixx, the Internet, Empire of the Sun and a boatload of others.

Coachella 2014 will take place at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA over the span of two weekends: April 11-13 and April 18-20

View the roster in its entirety below:

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Music Bite: Austin City Limits Reveals Festival Schedule

July 25, 2013 § Leave a comment

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The summer music festival season continues even after the summer ends! The (underrated) Austin City Limits has announced their schedule for the 2013 festival. The solid lineup features artists and bands like Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse, Kings of Leon, Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Kendrick Lamar and a ton more – even Lionel Richie and D’Angelo!

This year’s ACL festival takes place October 4th-6th and October 11th-13th at Zilker Park in Austin, TX.

Get your tickets and more information about ACL on their official website.

[Source: Consequence of Sound]

Music Bite: Nine Inch Nails, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar & More Announced In Made In America Lineup

April 10, 2013 § Leave a comment

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As promised yesterday, Jay-Z’s Made In America festival lineup is here! The ROC boy did not disappoint – this year’s lineup is one of the strongest of the festival bunch.

Beyonce, Nine Inch Nails, the Black Hippy Crew (Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q,  Ab-Soul and Jay Rock) are all set to headline. Other acts include A$AP Rocky, Solange, Phoenix, Miguel, Queens of the Stone Age, HAIM, 2 Chainz, Gaslight Anthem, Wiz Khalifa, Public Enemy, Jessie Ware and more!

Look out for the festival on Labor Day Weekend – August 31-September 1 at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Click here for more info!

[Source: Pitchfork]

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