Amplifest may have been postponed for another year, but it returns in a big way in 2022, spanning two weekends in October.
With scheduling seeming set after COVID-related delays and challenges, the festival is now beginning to leak lineup announcements, including Swans, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, SUMAC, Lingua Ignota, Amenra, Caspian, Lult of Luna, Oranssi Pazuzu, Pallbearer, and many more.
Check the festival’s website for the full scoop.
On August 21, fans of Laua Jane Grace and Brendan Kelly will be treated to a one-time, daytime live show at the infamous Four Seasons Total Landscaping, conveniently located off I-95 in Philadelphia, PA. “This will be the first and last time Brendan and I will play in front of … Read more
The mostly-annual Bristol Booze Cruise is back in 2021, with events scheduled for June 18-19, 2022 in Bristol UK and the first wave of acts has been announced, including Tigers Jaw, Dollar Signs, Dogleg, MakeWar, Mikey Erg, Andrew Paley, Ramona and more. The event is described as "the little sister of … Read more
LEVITATION will be taking place this October over Halloween weekend in Austin, Texas. Topping the bill is Chicano Batman, Tha Black Angels, Thundercat, and Japanese Breakfast over the span of 4 days, plus a "kick-off" show the day before. The fest takes place at a number of venues including, Stubb's, … Read more
On July 15, 2021, Mastodon will perform Captured Live at Georgia Aquarium, a streaming event hosted by Dreamstage that also raises fund for the Georgia Awuarium in their hometown of Atlanta. Mastodon recently released the Medium Rarities collection as well as singles for Bill & Ted Face The Music (Original Motion … Read more
Secret Sounds announced a new event series with the collaboration of an eclectic selection of iconic Australian musicians with both innovastors and stallwarts of the country's hospitalilty industry. As part of the Sydney Solstice festival, the events have each been themed and thought through by the respective performers and hospitality … Read more
Taking place in Evanston, IL from August 5-8 and again Sept. 2-5, 2021, Out of Space fsetival has announced its lineup, including sets from Patti Smith and Her Band, Neko Case, Drive-By Truckers, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Emmylou Harris, Los Lobos, and more. More info about series, including individual dates, … Read more
Taking place in Memphis, TN from Sept. 23-26, Gonerfest 18 will take place live (with a stream-from-home option too). This year's festival will feature more than 30 bands in total, with bands including The Spits, The Reigning Sound, and Quintron & Miss Pussycat announced thus far. The four-day festival takes … Read more
Riot Fest 20201, set for Sept. 16-18 in Chicago, IL, has announced more bands and the official single day lineups for the festival. In addition to 3-day passes, single day passes are available in limited supply. Along with previously announced headliners like Run The Jewels, Devo, and Nine Inch Nails, … Read more
After a hiatus for much of the past year, music festivals are returning. On September 10-12, 2021, Pitchfork Music Festival returns to Union Park in Chicago, with a lineup that includes Phoeve Bridgers, Angel Olsen, Kim Gordon, Waxahatchee, Hop Along, Big Thief, and more. The festival will enforce specific COVID-related … Read more
The Fest 19, pushed back from 2020 to 2021 for reasons we're all familiar with by now, has announced several lineup additions for the 3-day festival in Gainesville, FL. The Fest is an annual Scene Point Blank event and, for many, nears the status of a pilgrimmage at this point. … Read more
Riot Fest returns for 2021 on Sept. 17-19 in Chicago, IL. Headliners this year include Devo, Mr. Bungle, Faith No More, Nine Inch Nails, Run the Jewels, Ciricle Jerks, and more. It's a rather extensive list, so feel free to hit the bump and look at the full thing below. … Read more
After the demise of Burger Records in 2020, the annual Oakland celebration formerly known as Burger Boogaloo has been rebranded as Mosswood Meltdown, with organizers Total Trash Productions severing all ties with the label due to allegations of misconduct. The new name is a nod of Mosswood Park, where the … Read more
Cvlt Nation is celebrating 10 years online with a 3-week livestream festival that kicks off on April 30 and concludes on May 22. Spread out over three weekents, 25 bands from across the glove will perform, including Deaf Kids, Slant, Thisquietarmy, and more. Hit the jump for links, exact set … Read more
Bakc in January, SPB had the honor to debut "Kill," a new track from Dayton, OH dance punks All Hallowed. The band has seince released their debut EP (Friend Club Records) and is now prepping for a livestream performance from Sound Valley's Encore Live Room at 8pm EST on April … Read more
After the phenomenal write-off that was 2020, Australia is in the enviable position to recommence live shows and festivals: Paying homage to Australia’s iconic Big Day Out and Homebake festivals, Spring Loaded will incarnate across the country with nine instalments and a lineup comprised of the country’s most celebrated independent … Read more
Former Lookout Records alumni will be having a reunion for the third Lookout Zoomout on March 28th at 3pm EST/12:00pm PST -- a monthly series presented by Oceanside Productions. Among the performers this month are Penelope Houston of The Avengers, Ted Leo, Dr. Frank of The Mr. T Experience, and … Read more
Bands continue to innovative and make performances interesting as they acclimate to the impracticality of concerts in the current environment. H20 has announced a set from vocalist Toby Morse's home in Los Angeles, CA. On Feb. 26, which will feature live performance, but also storytelling segments and a behind-the-scenes look … Read more
Influential and defunct-since-2012 record label Lookout Records! is throwing another online bash. Titled Lookout Zoomout 2 (read about #1), the livestream features members of the Riverdales, the Mopes, The Mr. T Experience, Go Sailor, the Groovie Ghoulies, the Smugglers, and Screeching Weasel and airs on February 28. The event will feature … Read more
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