Nestled right next to downtown, the Cincinnati skyline offers a beautiful urban backdrop for this unique festival that has made me proud of the growing music scene in Cincinnati over the past few years. Not only does the cityscape play into the beauty of the venue, but it is seated right along the banks of the Ohio River, giving the festival a bit of character.
I get asked a lot about the current crop of young (as in, never saw Jerry Garcia live) Dead Heads and whether they’re “real.” And no question, they are. They get the music, the code of ethics behind the music, the reason we do this stuff. There is, however, one thing that reveals the passage of time. Many—not all, but quite a few—members of the younger generation suffer from P.D. – Pigpen Deficiency.
Neon Desert Music Festival is excited to unveil today the full music lineup for the ninth annual multi-genre festival event, which will return this Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, in the heart of downtown El Paso, Texas. GA, VIP, and Platinum VIP tickets are on sale now at www.neondesert.com.
High Sierra Music Festival, held July 4-7 in Quincy, CA, is proud to announce more artist additions for 2019. In addition to the previously announced, already show-stopping lineup, HSMF is pleased to welcome independent-music legends Dispatch to the top of the festival’s bill. The announcement also includes festival-favorites Steel Pulse, Manic Focus, Pnuma (Live), Too Many Zoos, Tauk, and Natalie Cressman. Keeping with the collaborative history HSMF is known for, Stanton Moore and Skerik reunite as the Emerald Quintet featuring Scott Metzger, Robert Walter and Chris Stillwel
DelFest is proud to reveal their full performance schedule for this year’s festival which will take place in Cumberland, Maryland, on Memorial Day Weekend—May 23-26, 2019.
Robert Plant, Greensky Bluegrass, Lukas Nelson, Trey Anastasio, ZZ Top, and more to Perform at Bourbon & Beyond
The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, will make its anticipated return to Louisville, KY Friday, September 20, Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, expanding to three days full of incredible music, unique culinary events, and unmatched experiences from the region’s best distilleries at the new Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center.
A one-time home to the Olympics. Impeccable view of Lake Tahoe. Iconic tram rides to High Camp. A serene Sierra Nevada experience. The 5th annual WinterWonderGrass Tahoe festival will feature over 20 bluegrass and roots artists on three heated indoor stages and one outdoor main stage. Patrons can also expect to taste beers from 20+ local/regional craft breweries daily from 2-5pm. The festival returns to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows on March 29-31, 2019 with headliners Greensky Bluegrass, Trampled by Turtles, Leftover Salmon and Sam Bush.
Sam Bush Band, Steep Canyon Rangers, Sierra Hull and Ghost Light are among the final list of bands announced for the 11th annual Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival. Other new additions include: The Steel Wheels, The Black Lillies, ‘Yarn Morrison’ (Yarn’s tribute to Van Morrison), Runaway Gin, The Trongone Band, Sanctum Sully, Disco Risqué, Kate Rhudy, Adar, The Folly, Chamomile & Whiskey, Prosperity’s Folly, The Drove, and MHC Praise Band.
For 50 years, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, known to Fest-goers as simply Jazz Fest, has brought the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Big Easy to millions of festival goers. In celebration of Jazz Fest’s golden anniversary, venerable record label Smithsonian Folkways is proud to present a comprehensive box set of live recordings from the festival’s past.