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Decibel Festival, Seattle 2012Decibel Festival Seattle, Poster 2012MORE THAN 30 ARTISTS ADDED TO THE LINE UP!

Organizers have announced that 30+ performers have been added to the 2012 9th Annual Decibel International Festival including the legendary DJ Shadow, MiMOSA, Tycho, Star Slinger, Tipper, Dam-Funk, Clark, Jimmy Edgar,Sepalcure, Public Lover, Machinedrum, George FitzGerald, Peter Van Hoesen, Objekt, Braille, Jeff Samuel, Groudislava, Eprom, AntiVJ, B.Bravo, Keyboard Kid and more.

Previously announced headliners for this trend-setting festival, known as the SXSW of electronic music, include Orbital, The Cannabinoids featuring Erykah Badu, Kimbra, Carl Craig, Shpongle, Matthew Dear, Ariel Pink and Star Slinger. See lineup of over 130 artists on flyer opposite. STILL more to be announced.

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Decibel Festival 2012DECIBEL FESTIVAL ADDS ORBITAL, SHPONGLE AND MORE TO THE LINE UP!

Decibel Festival organizers have today added Orbital, Erykah Badu, and Shpongle to the line up.   Joining them are Balam Acab, MartyParty, Teengirl Fantasy, Shlohomo, Starkey, The Knocks, k. flay, Axel Boman, Appleblim, xxxy, Salva, Baauer, The Stepkids, and Orcas.

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2012, WashingtonLINE UP ADDITIONS AND SINGLE DAY PASSES ON SALE!

Seattle’s Capitol Hill Block Party announced today exciting new elements and big changes to the 2012 festival. Music lineup additions Allen Stone, Beat Connection, Don’t Talk To the Cops, The Briefs , Gold Leaves, Grand Archives, Western Haunts, Battleme, Reignwolf,  Imaginary Cities, Nouela, Ava Luna, Keyboard Kid, Spac3man, Helms Alee, Lesbians, Constant Lovers, Haunted Horses, Alicia Amiri will join the previously announced lineup that includes Neko Case, Diplo, Fitz and the Tantrums and more!

In addition to the music lineup, CHBP is expanding this year’s event in both offerings and reach through community programming partnerships. Visual arts, short-film contest, family-focused activities, a brand-new stage, after-hours events, bloggers’ lounge and a live online broadcast from the festival are just some of the different features that are new to the annual urban party.

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Summer Meltdown Festival, WashingtonTHIRD ROUND ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT!

And now, for the 3rd round of band announcements for this year’s Summer Meltdown festival – Beats Antique, Blitzen Trapper, Vicci Martinez, Lukas Nelson & the Promise Of The Real, Pickwick, Mr Rodgers (Late Night), Five Alarm Funk, Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons, Skerik’s Bandalabra

One more announce to go for final line up!

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Capitol Hill Block PartyINITIAL LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY

Seattle’s 16th-annual Capitol Hill Block Party (CHBP) will take place July 20th-22nd, 2012, with performances by Neko Case, Major Lazer, Fitz And The Tantrums, Phantogram, The Lumineers, Grimes, Aesop Rock w/ Rob Sonic & DJ Big Wiz, Youth Lagoon, Diplo, Thee Oh Sees, Cloud Nothings, Twin Shadow, Dam-Funk, Doomtree, Porcelain Raft, Spoek Mathambo, White Arrows, Trust, El Ten Eleven Yuna, Light Asylum, King Tuff, Psychic Paramount, Father John Misty, Jaill, Onuinu, Black Breath,  Blouse, Absolute Monarchs, Crystal Stilts, Yawn, The Coathangers, Deadkill, Sandrider, Eighteen Individual Eyes, Pollens, Nightmare Fortress Colonies, Yukon Blonde, John Maus, Blue Sky, Black Death, Nacho Picasso, Kris Orlowski, Lemolo Kithkin, Hot Bodies In Motion, Kung Foo Grip, Tropical Punk, Nu Sensae, NIGHT BEATS , Freighms, Tom Eddy, Dude York, Stephanie, NUDE, FEET, Blood Red Dancers, Space Needles, Skarp, Pony Time, Murmurs, Mass Games, Slow Dance, Crypts, Crime Wave, Trash Fire, Vox Mod, Mama Utah, Silly Goose, Underground Revival and much more!

Block Party is a 3-day, 6-stage, 120 artist urban bash spanning 6-city blocks.  In addition to music performances the festival features resident art galleries, restaurants, bars, and stores that help define Seattle as a cultural hub.

Tickets are available here: http://capitolhillblockparty.strangertickets.com

$75.00 + fees 3-day passes available until April 24th at 12 PST / $85.00 + fees 3-day passes available after April 24th at 12 PST

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Vans Warped Tour 2012RISE AGAINST AND LOSTPROPHETS AMONGST THE BANDS ANNOUNCED TODAY!

Special band announcement this week with Rise Against, Lostprophets, Sleepwalker, Taylor Thrash, June Divided, The Scissors, Neo Geo, Amyst, Emily’s Army, Dustin Jones & The Rising Tide, New Empire, They All Float, and Railroad To Alaska joining this year’s Warped Tour line-up.

2012 Warped presale tickets are going on sale this Friday, March 30th! This will be your first chance to get specially priced, 3D commemorative tickets that include a Warped 2012 Comp CD and jump the line access. Limited number in each city and while supplies last.

As a special thank you for those who have already registered for the presale or anyone who registers by tomorrow, you’ll be qualified to win one of 3 pairs of VIP laminates for the Vans Warped Tour for LIFE.  That’s right, you and a guest will be all-access to this summer’s tour and all future Warped Tours!  Hurry and sign up for your chance to win this one-in-a-lifetime prize! (Note these passes are non-transferable)

The Vans Warped Tour kicks off June 16th in Salt Lake City, UT and runs through August 5 in Portland, OR.

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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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Sasquatch Festival 2012, Washington StateMORE ADDITIONS FOR SASQUATCH FESTIVAL LINE UP!

Ogranizers have revealed a few more additions to this year’s line up, check them out!

DJ set by James Murphy (DFA/LCD SOUNDSYSTEM) – Sunday May 27th in the Banana Shack
Reptar – Saturday May 26th on the Bigfoot Stage
The Staves – Sunday May 27th on the Bigfoot Stage
HoneyHoney – Friday May 25th on the Yeti Stage
Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss – Friday May 25th on the Yeti Stage

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Sasquatch Festival, Washington StateMORE ADDITIONS AND NEWS FOR SASQUATCH FESTIVAL 2012

Festival organizers have announced three new additions to this year’s lineup:  Poliça will be on the Bigfoot Stage, Little People will be in the Banana Shack on Friday, May 25th and New York City’s Hospitality will be on the Bigfoot stage on Sunday, May 27th

Comedien Chelsea Peretti will be in the Banana Shack on Monday, May 28th.

Due to high demand for the 4 day passes, there is presently no plan to sell single day tickets to this year’s Sasquatch Festival.

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Sasquatch Festival, Washington StateSASQUATCH FESTIVAL LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT!

So here it is the line up for this year’s Sasquatch festival that takes place at The Gorge Amphitheatre, Quincy, Washington from the 25th – 28th May – are there any surprises for you…..?  Who knows, check out some of the acts announced below:

Active Child, Alabama Shakes, Allen Stone, Apparat, araabMUZIK, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Beardyman, Beat Connection, Beats Antique, Beck, Ben Howard, Black Whales, Blind Pilot, Blitzen Trapper, Bon Iver, Cass McCombs, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Childish Gambino, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Cloud Cult, Coeur De Pirat, Com Truise, Craft Spells, Deer Tick, Don’t Talk To The Cops, Dry The River, Dum Dum Girls, Dyme Def, Electric Guest and many more!

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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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e-tainment news USA festivals blogWith Christmas fast approaching and organisers starting to release bands for next year’s festivals, before we get too busy, we want to thank all of our subscribers and users for reading our blog

We love festivals and are glad that so many of you are likeminded – we want to make 2012 a huge year and increase the number of ‘festival fans’ so that we can carry on bringing you up to date information about all your favourite festivals.

We are also working on some cool competitions and giveaways for next year so the more people we have the better the prizes we can get for you!

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Summer Meltdown Festival, WashingtonSUMMER MELTDOWN LINE UP ANNOUNCED!

Summer Meltdown takes place from the 11th to 14th August and organizers have announced the first names to be appearing a this year’s festival, check some of them out: ALO, New Monsoon, Clinton Fearon & The Boogie Brown Band, Juno What?!, FLOWMOTION, Orgone, DJ Logic, Wassabi Collective, Newfangled Wasteland with more to be announced!

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Dave Matthews Band Caravan TourDAVE MATTHEWS BAND CARAVAN TOUR

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND will host four three-day music festivals across the US this summer. The multi-stage events will feature a wide array of diverse musical talent with Dave Matthews Band performing a headlining set each night.

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Capitol Hill Block PartySEATTLE’S CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY ANNOUNCES LINE UP!

The festival that takes place in the Seattle streets form the 22nd – 24th July has announced its first raft of acts for this year – check them out:

TV On The Radio, Explosions In The Sky, Ghostland Observatory, Thurston Moore, The Cave Singers, Battles, Ra Ra Riotles Savy Fav, Handsome Furs, The Posies, Kurt Vile And The Violators, Yuck, Fuckedd Up, Telekinesis, Cults, Cold Cave, Woods, Fences, Pink Mountaintops, My Goodness, Papercuts, Austra, The Fresh And Onlys, Mad Rad, Fresh Espresso, Champagne Champagne, Federation X, Theesatisfaction, Ravenna Woods, Akimbo, Young Evils, Black Breath, Grynch, Absolute Monarchs, Eleanor Friedberger, Grave Babies, Beat Connection, Grand Hallway, Campfire O.K., Loch Lomond, Skarp, Lisa Dank, Sol, Painted Palms, Mash Hall, Metal Chocolates, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Teen Daze, Craft Spells, Boat, Lake, Virgin Islands, Spurm, Elephant Rider, The Pharmacy, Lovesick Empire, Constant Lovers, Don’t Talk To The Cops, Nazca Lines, Thomas Wright Trio, Lovers, Yarn Owl, The First Times, Reporter, Lumerians, Seapony, Wheelies, Slow Dance, The Lumineers, Witch Gardens, He Whose Ox Is Gored, Land Of Pines, Buster Blue, The First Times, The Rolling Stones, Hausu, Yuni In Taxco, Sports, Space Needle, Ohnonos, Four Color Zack, Dj Tigerbeat, Dj Sean Ceedj, N8

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Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle, Washington StateBUMBERSHOOT ANNOUNCES FIRST ACT FOR 2011

Normally announcing the line up on June 1st, Bumbershoot organizers have this year decided to give us all a treat and will be announcing an act a day throughout the month of May!

So here’s today’s tasty snack to satisfy your cravings. Fresh off Rolling Stone’s Hot List for 2011, WIZ KHALIFA will bring his dope rhymes and hypnotic beats to Bumbershoot 2011!

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