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Festivalist ’10: The Hangout Music and Arts Festival – Updated

What: The Hangout Music and Arts Festival When: May 14th-16th Where: Gulf Shores, AL Headliners: Trey Anastasio and Classic TAB, Zac Brown Band, John Legend, Alison Krauss and the Union Station, The Black Crowes Line-Up: A.A. Bondy, ALO, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Brett Dennen, Davy Knowles & Back […]

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Chris Bryant: Not A "Mistake"

While I tortured and enjoyed myself with the Lollapalooza simulcast on iClips.net, I was able to catch Ben Harper‘s Saturday performance with new outfit, Relentless7. The energy and emotion he put into that set made me rethink my initial judgment of White Lies For Dark Times. It also reminded me that North Carolina-based artist Chris […]

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Festivalist '09: Lollapalooza Wrap-Up

I wasn’t able to attend, but luckily, there are more than enough ways to get an insider’s look at this year’s Lollapalooza. Thanks to iClips.net, I caught partial performances of Henry Clay People, Cold War Kids, Kaiser Chiefs and Bat For Lashes. Besides that, I saw full sets by Ben Harper & Relentless7 (made me […]

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Festivalist '09: Mile High Music Festival

What: Mile High Music Festival When: July 18th – 19th Where: Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (yup), Commerce City, CO Headliners: Tool, Widespread Panic, The Fray Line-up Highlights: Incubus, Ben Harper & the Relentless7, G. Love & the Special Sauce, Ani DiFranco, The Black Keys, Matt Nathanson, Galactic, Paolo Nutini, Gomez, Railroad Earth, 3OH!3, Gov’t Mule, […]

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Festivalist '09: Austin City Limits Festival

It doesn’t go down until October, but the other festival in the Texas state capitol, Austin City Limits, throws its line-up in the music fest ring. What: Austin City Limits Festival 2009 When: October 2nd – 4th Where: Zilker Park, Austin, TX Headliners: Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Relentless7, […]

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Festivalist '09: Lollapalooza

Even though I won’t be attending, this is what I get excited about, Lollapalooza ’09.  Other people I know will enjoy it for me…and most likely make me jealous enough to try again in 2010.  As I’ve mentioned before, Depeche Mode, Tool and Jane’s Addiction aren’t headliners that I can get excited about.  However, the […]

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Festivalist '09: Sasquatch Festival Lineup

If you’re rolling through Washington state on Memorial Day weekend, you might want to add Sasquatch Music Festival to your itinerary.  The lineup falls somewhere between Coachella and Bonnaroo for me.  Less hippie bands and superstar headliners (Jane’s Addiction and NIN just aren’t me) and more blog friendly favorites (Passion Pit, Chromeo, Ra Ra Riot, […]