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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: Summer Camp Festival

What: Summer Camp Festival 2009 When: May 22nd – 24th Where: Three Sisters Park, Chillicothe, IL Headliners: moe, Willie Nelson, Umphrey’s McGee, Method Man & Redman Artist Highlights: Keller Williams, Les Claypool, Girl Talk, Gomez, Dark Star Orchestra, Los Lobos, Buckethead Tickets: 3-Day passes are $125 (at least $50 more for Camping). VIP and Single […]

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Festivalist '09: Mountain Jam

What: Mountain Jam V When: May 29th – 31st Where: Hunter Mtn, NY Headliners: Govt Mule (Fri & Sat), Allman Brothers (Sun) Artist Highlights: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Umphrey’s McGee, Coheed & Cambria, The Hold Steady, Girl Talk, Martin Sexton, Brett Dennen, Macpodz, Gomez, Railroad Earth, Bill Kreautzmann (Grateful Dead) Tickets: 3-Day passes are $140 […]

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Festivalist '09: Rothbury Festival

The initial lineup was released for Rothbury Festival ’09, which takes place on the west side of my home state, Michigan.  Last year was the inaugural year and has some hailing it as “the new Bonnaroo”.  The fact that Rothbury 2.0 is happening is great news considering all the economic problems in MI and 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, […]

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Festivalist '09: Langerado No Mas

In related music fest news, the Langerado Music Festival that was to take place March 6-8 has been cancelled.  The Miami, FL based fest has been around for 5 years, but couldn’t proceed due to “sluggish ticket sales.”  This was a relatively surprising announcement, considering the fantastic line-up that included many indie/pop favorites (Death Cab, […]

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Festivalist '09: Bonnaroo Initial Lineup

Festival season continues to build with the announcement of the line-up for the world’s biggest hippie music retreat, Bonnaroo.  However, this year seems to be less hippie-centric than year’s past.  Sure, 2 nights of Phish are things tie-dye aficionados dream of, but the Boss and Beasties aren’t exactly the kings of psychedelics.  Then again, Bonnaroo […]