Outside Lands adds more artists; Afro-Punk Music Festival Gears Up For No. 7 and the Grammy Museum slots “An Evening With Danny Elfman.”
More Artists For Outside Lands
The Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival’s lineup continues to grow. Presented by Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly Presents and Starr Hill Presents and taking place at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park Aug. 12-14, organizers announced the additions of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Ellie Goulding, Tune-Yards, Christina Perri and Bob Schneider.
"Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival," Empire Polo Club, Indio, Calif.
April 17, 2011
Artists already announced as appearing at the fourth annual festival include Muse, Phish, Arcade Fire, The Shins, The Black Keys, Deadmau5, Mgmt, Beirut, Girl Talk, The Decemberists, Arctic Monkeys, The Original Meters, John Fogerty, Josh Ritter, Erykah Badu, Big Audio Dynamite, STS9, The Roots, Warren Haynes Band, Mavis Staples, Big Boi and Major Lazer.
The festival is currently selling regular three-day tickets for $199.50 and VIP three-day passes for $450. Outside Lands is also offering a three-day parking pass for $140. More info can be had at the festival’s website. Just click here.
DCU Center, Worcester, Mass.
December 27, 2010
NYC’s Afro-Punk Names Names
The seventh annual Afro-Punk Festival returns to Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park Aug. 27-28 with a lineup including Cee-Lo Green, Santigold, Janelle Monáe, Fishbone, Jay Electronica, Toro Y Moi, Toshi Reagon, Ninjasonik, Cerebral Ballzy, Gordon Voidwell, Reggie Watts, Res, Joi, Rocky Business and Straight Line Stitch. Expect more artists to be added in the coming weeks.
This year’s Afro-Punk will also feature the Nike Battle For The Streets Skate and BMX Competition as well as the Bites and Beats Food Truck Festival featuring more than 20 of the area’s food trucks and vendors. As always, Afro-Punk is free. Click here for the festival’s website.
Brit Award 2011, O2 Arena, London, UK
February 15, 2011
Elfman To Take Questions, Give Answers
Film composer/Oingo Boingo veteran Danny Elfman will appear at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles June 8.
Presented as “An Evening With Danny Elfman,” the composer will discuss his work, take questions from the audience and talk about his collaborations with film director Tim Burton. Chances are he’ll also mention The Danny Elfman & Tim Burton Anniversary Music Box that was released on Warner Bros. Records this week.
A pre-sale for American Express cardholders began today and the general onsale begins June 1 with all proceeds benefiting the Grammy Museum. Visit GrammyMuseum.org for more information.