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Fun Fun Fun Fest, Austin, texasRUN-DMC TO REUNITE AND PLAT FUN FUN FUN FEST!

Run DMC - Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012They haven’t performed together in over a decade, but the surviving members of Run-DMC are set to reunite this fall at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas.

Joseph Simmons, now known as Rev. Run, and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels retired the group after their DJ, Jam Master Jay, was killed in 2002. But it was announced Tuesday that the band will be among the performers for the Nov. 2-4 event. Festival organizers say they plan to donate some of the proceeds to the JMJ Foundation for Music, which works to give youth access to the arts.

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Identity Festival, Touring FestivalMORE ARTISTS ADDED TO IDENTITY FESTIVAL LINE UP!

Organizers have announced that JDevil, Rye Rye, Cole Plante, Kerli, Stephan Jacobs and DVBBS have all been added to select dates on the 2012 Identity Festival!

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Austin City Limits, TexasAustin City Limits Poster 2012AUSTIN CITY LIMITS 2012 LINE UP IS HERE…!

After months of speculation about who will be confirmed for this year’s Austin City Limits festival, we can now reveal that Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and Crazy Horse and The Black Keys will be headlining this year’s festival and will be joined by a host of top acts from across the world!

Austin City Limits takes place at Zilker Park, Austin, Texas from the 12th – 14th October  and some of the acts already announced include – Jack White, Florence + The Machine, The Avett Brothers, Iggy & The Stooges, AVICII, BASSNECTAR, The Roots, The Shins, Weezer, Gotye, The Civil Wars, M83, Tegan and Sara, Childish Gambino, Two Door Cinema Club, Thievery Corporation, The Afghan Whigs, Crystal Castles, Andrew Bird, Gary Clark Jr., Metric, Band of Skulls, Esperanza Spalding, Alabama Shakes, Delta Spirit, M. Ward, Randy Rogers Band, Die Antwoord, Rufus Wainwright, NEEDTOBREATHE, Big Gigantic, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Steve Earle, The War On Drugs, Umphrey’s McGee, Barrington Levy, Old 97’s, Punch Brothers, Bombay Bicycle Club and the list goes on!

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Free Press Summer Fest 2012FREE PRESS SUMMER FEST ADDS MORE ACTS!

Pretty Lights, the brainchild of Colorado native Derek Vincent Smith, is electronic sound at its finest. Smith’s music includes a mix of digital sampling that spans a number of notable genres including hip-hop, funk, and soul. Add a spectacular light show to the mix and you have yourself one heck of a dance party.

Erykah Badu needs no introduction. The Dallas, Texas native and Grammy award winning singer-songwriter is best known for her stunning croon and commanding performances. Often referred to as the Queen of Neo-soul, Badu writes gorgeous, soulful songs that tackle strong social and personal themes. Badu’s music strikes the perfect balance between chillness and passion.

Fitz and The Tantrums hail from Los Angeles, California and fuse the upbeat frenzy of indie pop with the rich, relaxed M.O. of soul music. Their debut studio album, Pickin’ Up the Pieces (August 2010) reached #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart andRolling Stone named them a “band to watch” in April 2011.

Phantogram is an American Indie pop duo from Saratoga Springs, New York, The twosome frequently describe their sound as “street beat, psych pop”. They cite Sonic Youth, J Dilla, The Flaming Lips, David Bowie, Prince, and The Beatles as musical influences. Their song “When I’m Small” was featured in the opening episode of the MTV’s adaption of the British teen drama series Skins.

David Garza is an indie rock musician from the DFW area in Texas. His trademark voice and beautiful lyrics quickly made Garza a musical staple in the Texas music community. He has played with a number of notable musicians including Fiona Apple, Nickel Creek, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, and Grant Lee Phillips.

R3hab – Fadil El Ghoul, is a Dutch DJ, remixer and house music producer. He creates house music that is infectious and perfect for a night of dancing. R3hab’s singles and remixes are played by such prominent producers as David Guetta, Afrojack, and Tiësto.

Other Additions announced today – Sister Crayon, Vanaprasta *Sundress, Last Year’s Men, The Big Sleep, Sundress, Chelsea Wolfe, Bobby Burns, New York City Queens, Bang Bangz, Black Coffee, Bart Black, DJ Bizz Manichean, East Cameron Folkcore, DJ G. Wizz, Bombon, Los Skarnales, DJ FREDster, Pale, DJ SUN & Resolution, The Wheel Workers, Immigrant Punk, The Grass Skirts, Rusted Shut, Future Blonds, Black Leather Jesus, Giant Battle Monster, Escatones, Papaya, Clockpole, Lazer Cun*zz, Jody Seabody and the Whirls, Poopy Lungstuffing, The Annoysters, David Leibe Hart, GoREALah Soul, Demonic Hen, Black Magic Marker, The Anarchitex, Darwin’s Finches, Muzak John

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Nocturnal Wonderland festival, Apache Pass, Texas 2012NOCTURNAL WONDERLAND LINE UP PHASE 2 ANNOUNCED

Taking place in Texas form the 27th – 28th April organizers have announced phase 2 of their line up as follows – Chromeo LIVE, Sebastian Ingrosso, Auto Body, Cazzette, Digital Lab, Eprom, Gramatik, J Rabbit, Kevin Focus, Kidsmeal, Lotus, Machines Are People Too, Minnesota, Mux Mool, Nadis Warriors, White Noise, Wick-It The Instigator

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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.

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Free Press Summer Fest 2012FREE PRESS SUMMER FEST HOUSTON ANNOUNCES LINE UP

Free Press Houston have announced another stupendous year of music, art and unbridled joy this June 2nd and 3rd at Free Press Summer Fest.

This year organisers are particularly proud of a lineup that spans musical landscapes and draws people who wear all kinds of different shoes. The 2012 headliners include ascendant darlings The Avett Brothers, Grammy-nominated rapper Snoop Dogg, Americana legend and 7 time Grammy winner Willie Nelson, punk-rock sages Descendents, EDM artist Afrojack, Primus, a return by The Flaming Lips performing Dark Side of the Moon this time around, dancehall duo Major Lazer, H-town representa’ Z-RO, R&B legends Morris Day and The Time, Best Coast, Shabazz Palaces, Wavves, Young the Giant, Two Door Cinema Club, and so much more. Be sure to check out the full lineup below, and stay tuned for more BIG announcements in the coming weeks. We just might drop a bomb or two on you.

This year’s festival will also feature an expanded arts presence with more interactive installations, traveling artists, screen print artwork, and programs on site to allow fest goers a chance for hands on interactive fun times. Craft, art, and music workshops lead by local artists and musicians will give attendees of the festival the opportunity to experiment with sound modulators and circuit bent toys and instruments. There will be more site specific installations than ever before and will feature work by local and national artists and engineers. TX/RX Labs, a Houston based nonprofit workshop and engineering team is designing a 30-foot water wall that will turn on and off sensing movement.

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Nocturnal Wonderland festival, Apache Pass, Texas 2012NOCTURNAL TEXAS LINE UP PHASE ONE ANNOUNCEMENT

Nocturnal Wonderland invites you to embark on an enchanted adventure, featuring five areas of world class music. Each area will be meticulously transformed into a Wonderland beyond your imagination.

So here is the phase one lineup for Nocturnal Wonderland TX 2012 including Tiesto, Röyksopp, STS9, 12th Planet, Adventure Club, Araabmuzik, Awolnation, Bingo Players, Borgore, Calvin Harris, Chase & Status (DJ set), Cookie Monsta, Cosmic Gate feat. Emma Hewitt, Crizzly, CSS, Datsik, Dillon Francis, Dirtyloud, Emalkay, EOTO, Hardwell, Mimosa, Morgan Page, MT Eden, Nasty Nasty, Nero LIVE, Pendulum (DJ set), Purity Ring, R3hab, Steve Aoki, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, The M Machine +more TBA

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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

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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

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Vans Warped Tour 2012SEVEN MORE ADDITIONS TO THE VANS WARPED TOUR 2012
Check out the latest additions to this year’s Vans Warped Tour, there’s something for everyone – rock, metal, pop, alternative, raga and more!

Bands announced today:  Senses Fail, After the Burial, Dead Sara, Echo Movement,It Boys!, Mighty Mongo, The Ghost Inside

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Vans Warped Tour 2012FIRST 5 BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR NEXT SUMMER WARPED TOUR!

The first of many band announcements rolling out over the next few weeks and months through the end of March.

Today organizers have announced that Sleeping With Sirens, Bayside, Chelsea Grin, The Silver Comet and Memphis May Fire will all be joining the Vans Warped Tour 2012

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SXSW Fesitval TexasFIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR SXSW 2012

As we inch closer to the close of this year SXSW 2012 fever begins to set in. Programmers are hard at work putting together the strongest event possible.

In an effort to wet your appetite for the upcoming music festival, organizers have released the very first batch of artists who have been selected to perform in March.  Acts like Chelsea Wolfe, Grace Potter, The Ettes, Com Truise, Bare Wires and Class Actress. International buzz artists Mujeres, I Got You On Tape, Avalanche City, Guadalupe Plata, Fanzine and Of Monsters and Men will also be performing in 2012. And don’t miss local Austin favorites like Love Inks, Not In The Face and The Zoltars. E

The list of invited acts is growing by each day – Stay tuned for more announcements still to come.

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Fun Fun Fun Fest, Austin, texasFUN FUN FUN FEST ADDS MORE BANDS!

Taking place in Austin from the 4th-6th November, Fun Fun Fun Fest has added SPOON, LYKKE LI, SLAYER and PUBLIC ENEMY to it’s already mixed line up!

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Rockstar Uproar USA TourROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK UPROAR TOUR ADDED TO BLOG!

They are already hosting the Rockstar Mayhem tour and now just announced is the Rockstar Uproar Tour taking place across the US from August to October and featuring some great bands including Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet for My Valentine, Escape the Fate, Sevendust, Black Tide, Art of Dying, The Black Cloud Collective, Official Party Band, Orange Blossom Special.

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Austin City Limits, TexasAUSTIN CITY LIMITS ANNOUNCES IT’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY LINE UP

Amongst the names released today are – Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Coldplay, My Morning Jacket, Fleet Foxes, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Nas & Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, Cee Lo, Bright Eyes, Social Distortion, Empire Of The Sun, Cut Copy, Santigold, Pretty Lights, TV On The Radio, Skrillex, Big Boi and Randy Newman to name just but a few!

General Admission 3-Day Passes to the 10th Anniversary edition of ACL sold out in record time!

However you can still make it to the show, See which artists are playing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – then on Tuesday, May 17 at 10AM get Single Day Passes before they’re gone.

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Vans Warped Tour 2011TIME FOR MORE BANDS TO JOIN THE VANS WARPED TOUR!

It’s that time again and tour organisers have added Madina Lane, Continental, Jacks Mannequin, Permanent Bastards, Rapid Decline, Street Dogs, The Steelwells

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