Summerfest headliners include Pink and the Red Hot Chili Peppers … California country festival Stagecoach announces featured artists before tickets go on sale … Full lineup for Dominican Republic’s Electric Paradise … Austin’s Old Settler’s Music Fest hits 30 years … Noisepop reveals initial lineup for Bay Area takeover … After a year off, Clearwater announces 2017 return … Dates for World’s Loudest Month festivals revealed.
"Autism Speaks to LA Celebrity Chef Gala," Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, Calif.
October 8, 2015
Approaching its 50th iteration, Summerfest has announced its first two headline acts for 2017, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pink.
Both performances will be Marcus Amphitheater in Milwaukee, Wisc. The Chili Peppers will take the stage on June 28 and Pink on July 2.
A presale for the Chili Peppers gig starts Nov. 16 and for Pink on Nov. 17. Both shows have a general onsale starting Nov. 18, Pink at 10 a.m. CST and the Chili Peppers at 12 p.m. CST.
The official website for the event is Summerfest.com.
Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX
August 9, 2015
The festival is set to take place April 28-30, and will also feature performances from Cole Swindell, Brett Eldredge, Thomas Rhett, Randy Houser, Willie Nelson, Maren Morris, Cam, Los Lobos and more.
The event has already listed its daily lineups. April 28 will be headlined by Bentley, with Swindell, Houser, Jerry Lee Lewis and Jon Pardi also taking the stage. Twain, Eldredge, Kip Moore and Nelson perform on April 29. The final night will feature Chesney, Rhett, Tyler Farr, Cyndi Lauper, Cadillac Three and more.
Last year’s event saw over 72,000 in attendance and was headlined by Eric Church, Chris Young and Sam Hunt. The event is put on by Goldenvoice/AEG live the same organizers of Coachella.
Tickets to Stagecoach are going on Sale Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. PST. You can learn more at StageCoachfestival.com.
One of the Dominican Republic’s biggest parties, Electric Paradise, has announced its headliners for next month’s event, including The Chainsmokers, Armin Van Buuren, Snoop Dogg, Juanes, DJ Snake and Zedd.
"Power 96.1 Jingle Ball," Philips Arena, Atlanta, Ga.
December 17, 2015
The event will be Dec. 17 at Cap Cana in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The performances will be spread out over a Dance stage, a Live stage and a CircoLoco stage.
Electric Paradise was founded in 2014 and is put on PAV Events.
Tickets are on sale now. Learn more at ElectricParadise.com.
Old Settler’s Music Festival is returning this year, with Shakey Graves, The Del McCoury Band, Los Lobos, and Sam Bush all named as acts in the initial lineup.
"Willie Nelson's Fourth Of July Picnic," Austin360 Amphitheater, Austin, TX
July 4, 2016
This event will take place at Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch outside of Austin, Texas, April 20-23.
Held in the rural Texas hills, organizers promise “The best collection of roots-music acts yet.” The main genres the festival showcases are bluegrass, Americana and roots music, and is annually attended by about 16,000.
Early-Bird ticket packages are on sale Nov. 15, with camping, non-camping and single-day options available.
Learn more about the event at OldSettlersMusicFest.org.
The Bay Area will host the 25th annual Noise Pop Festival next year and will include performances from Vince Staples, Ty Segall, MSTRKRFT, The Radio Dept., and Dawes.
DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, Mich.
September 26, 2015
Venues associated with the festival span from San Francisco and Oakland, and the events associated with the festival will run from Feb. 17 to 27. This year saw 150 artists perform for more than 21,000, the largest scale at which Noise Pop has ever taken place.
You can purchase a badge that gets you into each show, or tickets to individual shows now. The website for the festival is NoisePop.com.
Pete and Toshi Seeger’s annual Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival is returning to Croton-on-Hudson, New York June 17 and 18 next year.
Financial issues prevented the festival from taking place last year. Proceeds from the shindig, which has been going since being founded by the now-deceased Seegers in 1978, benefit environmental advocacy and education.
The event has traditionally included a crafts fair, an activist area, a Working Waterfront with boat rides and a farmer’s market.
No word on when you can grab tickets yet. Head over to ClearwaterFestival.org for the latest on the event.
The annual World’s Loudest Month events are back, with a full schedule announced for 2017.
Promoters say last year’s events saw 470,000 attend. The events are a collaboration between AEG Live and Danny Wimmer Presents.
Monster Energy Fort Rock and Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville will both be April 29 and 30 in Fort Myers, Fla., and Jacksonville, Fla., respectively, with first tickets going on sale Dec. 6.
The Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion is May 5-7 in Concord, N.C. You can get layaway tickets to the Rebellion Nov. 21.
Northern Invasion will hit Somerset, Wis., May 13 and 14, with tickets available Nov. 21.
Rock On The Range is returning to Columbus, Ohio May 19-21, with the earliest tickets up for grabs Nov. 21.
Rocklahoma takes place May 26-28 in Pryor, Okla., with tickets available Nov. 15.
The Bud Light River City Rockfest is in San Antonio, Texas, May 27. No word on tickets for this one yet.
Rockfest will be in Kansas City, Mo., June 3, with no date yet announced for ticket onsales.
Lineups for all of these festivals will be revealed in the coming months. WorldsLoudestMonth.com has more on all the festivals.