Miami has an electronic music festival in Ultra, a hip-hop festival in Rolling Loud, and an everything-in-between festival in III Points. But the region's most popular music genre — Latin — has remained underserved. That is until now.Continue ReadingFuego Music Festival was just announced. It's billed as "the first East Coast two-day Latin music festival." It will be held Saturday, February 23, and Sunday, February 24, at Mana Wynwood. The weekend extravaganza will see an array of live acts perform on an outdoor main stage. The lineup includes Mau y Ricky, Manuel Turizo, Alex Sensation, Jetlag, El Micha, Feid, Gustavo Elis, Mya, Piwaiti, Michelle Sesset, Kid G, Luisa Nicholls, Carlos Andrez, Valentina Storino, Periko & Jessi Leon, Judah, Jandres, Homero Gallardo, Bianca, and Jose Angel. There will also be DJ sets by Smiley, IOP, Wasabi, Tone Rock, Legato, EFX, Rob Dinero, J. Tremendo, and Benito. The promoters promise "a wide range of culturally … [Read more...] about Fuego Music Festival Wants to Be the Ultra of Latin Music Fests
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Toro Y Moi, who plays Gasparilla Music Festival in downtown Tampa March 9.Jack BoolGasparilla Music Festival’s October lineup announcement featured its strongest group of initial acts to date (Avett Brothers, Gary Clark Jr, Tank & the Bangas, Lukas Nelson), and fans have been waiting for phase two of the lineup coming to downtown Tampa March 9 to 10.Well, that announcement came today at 2 p.m. — and we like what we hear.South Carolina producer Toro y Moi brings a new album to the agenda, and CL is stoked to see that Gasparilla Music Festival has continued its tradition of booking the country’s best just-under-the-radar hip-hop acts by adding Washington D.C. emcee Oddisee & Good Compny to the bill (the rapper’s 2016 show at The Orpheum was one of the year’s best).Indie-rock fans will also be happy, as GMF added Los Angeles trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Texas psych-rock outfit White Denim and New Zealand indie-pop band The Beths to the lineup. … [Read more...] about Gasparilla Music Festival adds Toro Y Moi, Oddisee and more to 2019 Tampa lineup
By Joey Guerra Published 12:00 pm CST, Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Astroworld FestivalTravis Scott's exciting new project is expected to return this year. Click through for more Houston music festivals >>> Astroworld Festival Travis Scott's exciting new project is expected to return this year. Click through for more Houston music festivals >>> Photo: Yi-Chin Lee/Staff Photographer Photo: Yi-Chin Lee/Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Image 1 of 22 Astroworld FestivalTravis Scott's exciting new project is expected to return this year. Click through for more Houston music festivals >>> Astroworld Festival Travis Scott's exciting new project is expected to return this year. Click through for more Houston music festivals >>> … [Read more...] about These Houston music festivals are still happening
<>Kim Peyrouse gets her photo taken by her brother Freddy Williams, not shown, of her and her kids from left to right Jett, 5, Kingston, 7 and Shayn, 9, right, while sitting in a ski lift chair outside of the 80's Ski Lodge on the final day of the Grandoozy Music festival at Overland Park on September 16, 2018 in Denver. (Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post) On Friday, just months after Grandoozy made its debut in Denver, producers Superfly announced that the music festival would be taking a hiatus in 2019. Both city officials and festival organizers stressed that the plan is to come back in 2020, but plans can change. (Remember the SnowBall music festival? It took a hiatus in 2015, never to return.) It’s possible that Grandoozy is simply taking a breather. Like any start-up, festivals can take years of tweaks to turn a profit. But suffice it to say that if it was hitting its benchmarks, it probably wouldn’t have severed its momentum, save some gross … [Read more...] about Hot take: Denver’s concert scene might just be too weird for a large music festival like Grandoozy
TWENTY ONE PILOTS, TRAVIS SCOTT, and TAME IMPALA TO HEADLINE ALSO FEATURING ODESZA, LOGIC, GRETA VAN FLEET, ANDERSON .PAAK & THE FREE NATIONALS, HOZIER, JANELLE MONÁE, BRANDI CARLILE, LORD HURON, CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS, BIG RED MACHINE, AND MANY MORE THE ANNUAL THREE-DAY FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE ATTHE HARVARD ATHLETIC COMPLEX IN ALLSTON, MAMAY 24 – MAY 26, 2019 ANNOUNCE DAY TICKETS ARE ON SALE TODAY AT 10:00AM ESTwww.bostoncalling.com BOSTON, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrating its 10th edition this year, Boston Calling unveils a lineup of epic proportions – from music to comedy to dance. The internationally acclaimed and locally grown music festival takes place Memorial Day weekend, May 24 – 26, 2019 at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston, MA (65 North Harvard Street, Boston). Headlined by Twenty One Pilots, Travis Scott, and Tame Impala, Boston Calling 2019 will present more than 55 performances from musicians, bands, and comedians … [Read more...] about Boston Calling Music Festival Unveils 2019 Lineup, Celebrating its 10th Edition!