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North Coast Festival, Chicago, IllinoisNORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 3RD & FINAL WAVE OF ARTISTS!

Summer’s Last Stand, North Coast Music Festival, has revealed the third and final wave of artists to the festival’s third year!

Joining the already eclectic line up is mash-up maestro Girl Talk, instrumental electronic-jam band STS9, live bass heavy belly dancing Beats Antique, Pretty Lights Music recording artist and producer Gramatik, modern eclectic jammers Papadosio, dubstep monster Minnesota, hip hop duo Two Fresh, Chicago’s own Midnight Conspiracy, Brainfeeder bass virtuoso Thundercat, and more!

North Coast Music Festival Line Up 2012

This year, the Groupon Silent Disco has expanded to a dome, housing over 200 festival goers with some of the best music from Chicago artists. Attendees will notice the dome, with people dancing inside in what looks like silence. But each person will have headphones streaming what the DJ is mixing. The Groupon Noise Refuge Personal Time Silent Disco featuring the following DJs:

Dani Deahl, Milk ‘n’ Cookies, Fei, Gemini Club (DJ Set), Phenom, Kid Color, Sabor, Intensive, Loo Dooben, Josh Ferguson, DJ RC, Punky Fresh, Mattboywhite, Lewis Gigson, DeeJay Pickle, Deafside, Hunter Vita, Mr Bobby, Kool Hersch, Jamie Lopez, DJ Moppy, SWGGRBCK, Tima Fei, Mega Mike, DJ RTC, Sushi, Wyllys, Moxxy, Phenom, Misteries, Avi Sic, Joe Bryl, Fleege, DJ Demchuck, DJ Trew, Mike Zaucha, DJ Intel, Dakota, and Konrad Gaines!

For more NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Pygmalion Festival, IllinoisFINAL THREE HEADLINERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2012!

Pygmalion Music Festival organizers have announced the three remaining headliners for this year’s festival line up!

Electro-thrash indie artists SLEIGH BELLS, will kick off this year’s festival at Canopy Club on Thursday September 27, and sunny-post punks BEST COAST will perform the late show on Friday September 28, after DIRTY PROJECTORS, who will perform at an open-air outdoors, all ages show — the first of its kind in downtown Urbana in 8 years of Pygmalion Music Festival — presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

GRIZZLY BEAR and DINOSAUR JR. will headline the Saturday September 29 outdoor show in Downtown Champaign for this year’s Pygmalion Music Festival.

Other artists being announced today include Laetitia Sadier (of Stereolab), Hundred Waters, Eternal Summers, Night Beds, and So Many Dynamos.

For more PYGMALION MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

North Coast Festival, Chicago, IllinoisNORTH COAST FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SECOND WAVE ARTISTS!

North Coast Music Festival organizers are thrilled to announce the second wave for this Summer’s Last Stand! Joining an already stellar line up are Chicago’s own Umphrey’s McGee, rising electro/dubstep production duo Knife Party, the legendary Paul Oakenfold, Dutch DJ Chuckie, southern-fried hip-hop star Yelawolf, dubstep duo EOTO, rowdy electronic Chicago trio Future Rock, disco rockers Boombox, West Coast hip-hoppers People Under The Stairs and more!

The line up so far is as follows:
Pretty Lights, Umphrey’s McGee, Axwell, Steve Angello, Knife Party, Atmosphere, Steve Aoki, Excision, Alesso, Paul Oakenfold, Big Boi, The Rapture, EOTO, Digitalism, Chuckie, Tommy Trash, Yelawolf, Modestep, Felix Da Housecat, Future Rock, Mord Fustang, Yacht, Dan Deacon, Rebirth Brass Band, BoomBox, Digital Tape Machine, King Khan & The Shrines, NiT GriT, Maya Jane Coles, Savoy, Van Ghost, Com Truise, People Under The Stairs, Maya Jane Coles, Mr MFN Exquire, Auto Body, Zebo, Wyllys & the NY Hustler Ensemble, Family Groove Company, Strange Arrangement, Gentlemen Hall, NorDJs, Paul Universe, Mario Florek, Kid Color, DJ Solo, ProbCause, Buhay, Mathien, Jamie Lono, Arts of Life Band and many more artists to be announced, including more headliners!

North Coast Music Festival is also thrilled to announce major upgrades to our 4th stage., What was the “Local Stage” is now the Dos Equis Stage, featuring top international talent as well as the best the Midwest has to offer., More information and artists coming soon!

For more NORTH COAST FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Pitchfork Festival 2012, IllinoisJAPANDROIDS AND CHROMATICS ADDED TO PITCHFORK LINE UP!

Japandroids and Chromatics have been added to Pitchfork Music Festival 2012, which returns to Chicago’s Union Park from the 13th – 15th July.

They join a lineup that already includes Beach House, Vampire Weekend, Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells, Dirty Projectors, Flying Lotus, AraabMUZIK, A$AP Rocky and many, many, many more. Japandroids will perform on Friday 13th July, while Chromatics will perform on Saturday 14th July.

In case you missed it, three-day passes for the festival have sold out. Thanks to everybody who purchased! Individual day tickets are on sale now right here, but hurry, because they’re going fast. Remember: ticket prices have not been raised this year. Individual day tickets cost $45.

For more PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Wavefront Music Festival 2012WAVEFRONT OFFICIAL SECOND WAVE ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT

Just revealed over on their Twitter page, Wavefront Festival organizers have confirmed that Eric Prydz, MSTRKRFT, DJ Bad Boy Bill & Sultan Shepard have been added to the lineup! Get your early-bird tix NOW!

For more WAVEFRONT BEACHSIDE MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Spring Awakening Music Festival 2012, ChicagoCHICAGO’S SPRING AWAKENING FESTIVAL EXPANDS INSIDE SOLDIER FIELD!

Festival organizers React Presents and the Congress Theater are thrilled to be making Chicago history by announcing SPRING AWAKENING MUSIC FESTIVAL is expanding by going inside of the legendary Soldier Field stadium!

This marks the first time an all dance music event takes place inside and outside of the stadium. Due to overwhelming demand, the first all dance music festival to ever hit the birthplace of house music places da main stage inside of the stadium, with three stages located on the south side of the stadium on Soldier Field’s Stadium Green. We invite all music fans to come be a part of this culmination of Chicago’s long storied musical past.

You can purchase single day tickets and two-day passes from Clubtix.com

For more SPRING AWAKENING FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Riot Fest 2012FIRST WAVE OF BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR RIOT FEST CHICAGO!

Just announced for this year’s Riot Fest are headliners Rise Against, Iggy & the Stooges, Elvis Costello, Descendents, Dropkick Murphys, The Offspring and many more!

The full announcement is a follows:  Rise Against, Iggy & The Stooges, The Offspring, Elvis Costello, A Day To Remember, Coheed & Cambria, Descendents, Gogol Bordello, Dropkick Murphys, NOFX, The Jesus & Mary Chain, The Gaslight Anthem, Alkaline Trio, Awolnation, Slapstick, The Promise Ring, Chiodos, GWAR, August Burns Red, Reverend Horton Heat, Fishbone, Nobunny, A Wilhelm Scream, Screaming Females, Teenage Bottlerocket, Off With Their Heads, Sister Crayon, Deals Gone Bad, White Mystery, Larry & His Flask, The Story So Far, Japanther

For more RIOT FEST CHICAGO 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

North Coast Festival, Chicago, IllinoisINITIAL LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL NORTH COAST FESTIVAL!
After selling out the first 2 year’s, the third annual NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL takes over Chicago’s Union Park with some of the biggest names in electronic music, jam bands, hip-hop, and more!

Announced today are Pretty Lights, Axwell, Atmosphere, Big Boi, Steve Aoki, Excision, The Rapture, Alesso, Modestep, Mord Fustang, Felix da Housecat, YACHT, Dan Deacon, King Khan and the Shrines, Rebirth Brass Band, Van Ghost, Maya Jane Coles, Com Truise, Auto Body with the promise of more top talent to come!

Tickets are on sale now and if you have been to the previous editions of the festival then you might want to consider upgrading this year to a VIP ticket!

For more NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Lollapalooza, Chicago, IllinoisLOLLAPALOOZA ANNOUNCES LINE UP FOR 2012!

So the wait is over tickets are selling like hot cakes and now we know this year’s line up that includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, The Black Keys, Jack White, Florence & The Machine, Bassnectar, Avich and many more

Lollapalooza paired up with stunning 3D and CGI production house, MoontowerVFX and sound designer, Marty Lester to take you on a psychedelic CTA ride with all your favorite Lolla characters announcing the bands playing the 2012 Festival.

Put on your headphones, hop on the L and let us show you the Official 2012 Line-up – OFFICIAL LOLLAPALOOZA LINE UP VIDEO >>>

For more LOLLAPALOOZA FESTIVAL 2012 information and full line up – click here >>>

Pitchfork Festival 2012, IllinoisBEACH HOUSE, WILD FLAG, REAL ESTATE, CULTS & MORE JOIN PITCHFORK LINE UP!

Organizers have announced the full lineup for the Pitchfork Music Festival 2012, which returns to Chicago’s Union Park July 13-15.

Joining the already amazing list of bands will be Beach House, Wild Flag, Real Estate, Atlas Sound, Big K.R.I.T., Nicolas Jaar, Cults, Chavez, Ty Segall, Oneohtrix Point Never, Youth Lagoon, Thee Oh Sees, King Krule, Lotus Plaza, Dirty Beaches, Lower Dens, Milk Music, the Psychic Paramount, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Outer Minds, and A Lull.

In case you missed it, three-day passes for the festival have sold out. Thanks to everybody who purchased! Individual day tickets are on sale now right here, but hurry up, because they’re going fast. Remember: ticket prices have not been raised this year. Individual day tickets cost $45.

As previously announced, the lineup also includes Vampire Weekend, Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells, Dirty Projectors, Flying Lotus, AraabMUZIK, A$AP Rocky, the Field, Danny Brown, Liturgy, Clams Casino, the Olivia Tremor Control, Iceage, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Purity Ring, The Men, Cloud Nothings, Tim Hecker, Schoolboy Q, the Atlas Moth, and Willis Earl Beal.

For more PITCHFORK FESTIVAL 2012 information and full line up – click here >>>

Pitchfork Festival 2012, IllinoisDIRTY PROJECTORS, SLEIGH BELLS, FLYING LOTUS & MORE FOR PITCHFORK 2012

Pitchfork Music Festival 2012 just got a lot bigger. The lineup for the fest, which returns to Chicago’s Union Park July 13-15, now includes Sleigh Bells, Dirty Projectors, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Clams Casino, the Olivia Tremor Control, Iceage, Purity Ring, The Men, Schoolboy Q, and the Atlas Moth.

In case you missed it, three-day passes for the festival have sold out. Thanks to everybody who purchased! Individual day tickets are on sale now right here. We’re pleased to note that ticket prices have not been raised this year. Individual day tickets cost $45.

As previously announced, the lineup also includes Vampire Weekend, Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Hot Chip, AraabMUZIK, A$AP Rocky, the Field, Liturgy, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Cloud Nothings, Tim Hecker, and Willis Earl Beal. And there are still more than 20 additional acts to be announced in coming weeks.

Stay tuned for many more festival updates in the coming weeks!

For more PITCHFORK FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Vans Warped Tour 2012FIVE MORE ADDITIONS TO THIS YEARS VANS WARPED TOUR!

All Time Low, Miss May I, New Found Glory, The Used and Taking Back Sunday round out the lineup for this summer’s TWO MAIN STAGES on the Vans Warped Tour.

For more VANS WARPED TOUR 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Summercamp Festival 2012, IllinoisSUMMERCAMP ANNOUNCES 4TH ROUND OF ARTISTS!

Organizers have revealed that the following artists have been confirmed for the 2012 Summer Camp Music Festival!

Common, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, BoomBox, Dirty Dozen Brass Band (35th Anniversary Tour), Break Science, The Ragbirds, Brother Joscephus, Wick-It The Instigator, Midnight Conspiracy, The Werks, Jimkata, Twin Cats, Kinetix, Dani Jean, Old Shoe, Jaik Willis, Sun Stereo, Mathien, The Divide (formerly the Great Divide), JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Red Wanting Blue, LP, Elsinore

And guess what Campers? They’re not done! Stay tuned for a few more artist announcements coming soon! In the mean time, make sure you pick up your Getting Closer tickets before they’re gone!

For more SUMMER CAMP MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 Information and line up – click here >>>

Rockstar Mayhem Festival Tour USAMOTORHEAD ADDED TO MAYHEM 2012 TOUR!

MotorheadMayhem today is announcing the addition of Motörhead to the 2012 line-up! This marks the first summer tour that Motörhead has taken part in for several years.

Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister commented, “Well, we’re used to mayhem in this band, so it’s kind of a family tradition!  Bring it!”

For more ROCKSTAR MAYHEM TOUR 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Pitchfork Festival 2012, IllinoisFIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR PITCHFORK FESTIVAL 2012

Taking place in Union Park, Chicago from the 13th – 15th July Pitchfork Music Festival has revealed its first names for 2012 – check them out:  araabMUZIK, ASAP Rocky, Cloud Nothings, Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Grimes, Hot Chip, Kendrick Lamar, Liturgy, The Field, Tim Hecker, Vampire Weekend, Willis Earl Beal

For more PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Summercamp Festival 2012, IllinoisMORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR SUMMER CAMP FESTIVAL 2012

First up today, we can announce that Tauk, David Gans, and the Hogslop String Band will be making an appearance at this year’s festival!  Joining them will be Rubble Bucket, Orgone, Refugee All Stars, Alo and finally Rebelution!

For more SUMMER CAMP FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Vans Warped Tour 2012VANS WARPED TOUR ANNOUNCES 7 MORE BANDS FOR 2012

It’s Wednesday again and here come more acts for this this Vans Warped Tour – Breathe Carolina, Fireworks, Hostage Calm, I Call Fives, Mod Sun, Matt Toka and You Me At Six

For more VANS WARPED TOUR 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Summercamp Festival 2012, IllinoisSUMMER CAMP BRING US SOME MORE ACTS FOR 2012!

Announced moments ago via their Twitter page, Summer Camp 2012 that takes place in Chillicothe, Illinois from the 25th – 27th May has added DJ Tim Williams, Team Bayside High, Zoogma, Zmick and Caravan of Thieves, Elephant Revival and Future Rock to the line up

They join Sex Fist, UV Hippo, Steep Water Band, I am Van Ghost, The Lumineers, Gaelic Storm, Kids These Days, Anders Osborne, Afternoon Moon who were announced yesterday

For more SUMMER CAMP FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Vans Warped Tour 2012SEVEN MORE BANDS JOIN THE VANS WARPED TOUR 2012!

Today we are announcing that Oh No Fiasco, CatchingYourClouds, Captain Capa, Champagne Champagne, G-Eazy, iwrestledabearonce  and We Are The In Crowd will all be joining the tour on the road this summer

The tour kicks off on June 16th in Salt Lake City and to see all the announced bands, dates they’re playing and more check out the link below and remember that presale tickets go on sale on March 30th right here on the Warped site

For more VANS WARPED TOUR FESTIVAL information and line up – click here >>>

Rockstar Mayhem Festival Tour USAROCKSTAR ENERGY MAYHEM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST BANDS FOR 2012

The 2012 Lineup has been Revealed – The main stage for this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival will feature Slipknot, Slayer and a major special guest which will be announced on March 5th. The fourth slot on the main stage will feature a rotation of The Devil Wears Prada, As I Lay Dying and Asking Alexandria

In 2012 the tour has upgraded the production on the festival stage and this year the Jagermeister Stage will feature a special headline set by Anthrax supported by a rotation of The Devil Wears Prada, A I Lay Dying and Asking Alexandria, along with Whitechapel, High On Fire and the Jagermeister opener. Please note that bands may vary per market

For more ROCKSTAR ENERGY MAYHEM FESTIVAL TOUR information and line up – click here >>>