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Festivalist ’15: Early 2015 Music Festival Outlook

The January release of Coachella’s 2015 line-up set off a domino effect for music fest organizers to get their wares out sooner than expected. Coachella only set loose their 2015 poster two days earlier than 2014, but I don’t recall the wave of line-up releases coming this fast and furious last year. The lack of […]


Interview: Tim Sweetwood – Talent Buyer at Masquerade and Sweetwood Presents

Before I knew I was moving back to Michigan, I was able to interview talent buyer Tim Sweetwood. You know all of those awesome indie, rock, dance and metal acts you’ve seen in Old Fourth Ward? It’s likely Tim brought those acts to the Masquerade. Aside from shows and festivals, Tim is the catalyst behind […]


FESTIVALIST ’13: Shaky Knees Music Festival – May 4-5th – Atlanta, GA

When I talked with Tim Sweetwood in December, he mentioned having some big things in the works, but I had no idea it was this. What: Shaky Knees Music Festival When: May 4th-5th Where: Historic Old Fourth Ward Park & Masquerade Music Park Who: Line-up includes The Lumineers, Band of Horses, Drive By Truckers, Jim […]