Consequence of Sound
‘s Festival Outlook
is an online database featuring the latest news, rumors, and ticket information for the world’s many music festivals. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to keep up with everything, especially on a day like today. So, this is where our “Festivals in Brief” feature comes in.
Today brings a whole slew of lineup news, including Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Electric Daisy Carnival, Quebec City Summer Fest, Hard Rock Calling, The Big Chill, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, and more. Below, you can find all the pertinent information.
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Where/When: May 28-29 at the Comcast Theater in Hartford, Connecticut
What’s New: The festival has been officially moved from its previous home to the Comcast Theater in Hartford, CT.
Who’s Playing: Weezer, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Coheed and Cambria, George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, The New Pornographers, Best Coast, Wavves, Titus Andronicus, RJD2, and Man Man
Tickets: $99 two-day tickets are now available via Ticketmaster.
The Big Cill
Where/When: August 4-7 in Herefordshire, England
Who’s Playing: Kanye West, Chemical Brothers, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Robert Plant and the Band of Joy, Janelle Monáe, 2manydjs, Warpaint, and Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti
Tickets: £75 day tickets £165 weekend passes are available via Ticketline.
Where/When: June 9-12 in Manchester, Tennessee
What’s New: Fences, Civil Twilight, Greensky Bluegrass, Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons, Bobby Long, Givers, Gary Clark Jr., The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, River City Extension, Jamie McLean Band, Jeff the Brotherhood, The Apache Relay, Infantree, Rotary Downs, The Band of Heathens, The Black Box Revelation, and The Pimps of Joytime
Who Else is Playing: Eminem, Arcade Fire, Buffalo Springfield, The Black Keys, Widespread Panic, The Strokes, My Morning Jacket, String Cheese Incident, Mumford & Sons, The Decemberists, Bassnectar, Girl Talk, and more
Tickets: $2495.0 GA passes are available via the festival’s website.
Electric Daisy Carnival
Where/When: June 24-26 at Motor Speedway Las Vegas, Nevada
Who’s Playing: TiÃ«sto, Swedish House Mafia, and David Guetta
Tickets: On sale April 23rd via the festival’s website.
Hard Rock Calling
Where/When: June 24-26 at Hyde Park in London, England
Who’s Playing: The Killers, Bon Jovi, Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks, and Train
Tickets: Standard tickets for all three nights are available via the festival’s website.
Live 105′s BFD
Where/When: June 5th at Shoreline Ampitheater in Mountain View, California
Who’s Playing: Linkin Park, The Strokes, Snoop Dogg, Cage the Elephant, Bad Religion, Neon Trees, The Airborne Toxic Event, Manchester Orchestra, Foster the People, Biffy Clyro, Wolfgang Gartner, and Innerpartysystem
Tickets: $39.50 for lawn, $59.50 for reserved seating. Members only presale Thursday, April 21 until Friday, April 22nd. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Saturday, April 23rd at 10am via the festival’s website.
When/Where: August 5-7 at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois
What’s New: Nas and Damien Marley (Expected), Grace Potter and The Nocturnals (Expected), Delta Spirit (Expected), Feed Me (Expected), and J. Roddy Walston and the Business (Expected)
Who Else is Expected/Rumored: Eminem, Foo Fighters, Muse, A Perfect Circle, Girl Talk, Bright Eyes, Cee-Lo, Kid Cudi, The Mountain Goats, Titus Andronicus, Best Coast, Sleigh Bells, and Tennis
Tickets: Three-day passes, VIP passes, and travel packages all on sale now via the festival’s website.
Quebec City Summer Festival
Where/When: June 7-17 in Quebec City, Quebec
Who’s Playing: Metallica, Elton John, The Black Keys, Girl Talk, and Cage the Elephant
Rock the Garden
Where/When: June 18 at Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Who’s Playing: My Morning Jacket, Neko Case, Booker T. Jones, and Tapes N’ Tapes
Tickets: Members-only presale began April 19th, remaining tickets will go on sale May 3rd via the festival’s website. They’re priced at $46 for GA and $175 for VIP.
Where/When: June 29-July 10 at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
What’s New: Girl Talk, 311, Maroon 5, Rise Against, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Paul Rodgers, Loretta Lynn, Peter Frampton, and Blue Oyster Cut
Who Else is Playing: Kanye West, Katy Perry, The Black Keys, Kid Cudi, Florence and the Machine, Peter Gabriel, Dropkick Murphys, The Jayhawks, George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic, and Buddy Guy
Tickets: GA passes and Marcus Amphitheater headlining tickets are available via Ticketmaster.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival
Where/When: September 16-18 in Telluride, Colorado
Who’s Playing: Willie Nelson, The Flaming Lips, moe., Mavis Staples, Fitz & the Tantrums, Bid Head Todd and the Monsters, and Dweezil Zappa plays Zappa
Tickets: $160 three-day passes are now available via the festival’s website.