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Festivals in Brief: Electric Daisy Carnival, Quebec City Summer Fest

on June 01, 2011, 12:52pm

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 Dave Matthews Caravan in Chicago, Pop Montreal, Electric Daisy Carnival, MidPoint Music Festival, ATP UK, Jersey Live, and more. Below, you can find all the pertinent information.

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ATP UK curated by Jeff Mangum

When/Where: December 2-4 at Butlins Holiday Center in Minehead, UK

What’s New: Boredoms, The Fall, Low, Micachu and the Shapes, Lost in the Trees, and Colin Stetson

Who Else is Playing: Jeff Mangum, Fleet Foxes, Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise, Robyn Hitchcock, Superchunk, The Raincoats, The Apples in Stereo, and Tinariwen.

Tickets: Multiple room packages are still available via See Tickets.

DAVE MATTHEWS CARAVAN IN CHICAGO

When/Where: July 8-10 at Lakeside in Chicago, IL

What’s New: moe., Umphrey’s McGee, Yonder Mountain String Band, and Cornmeal

Who Else is Playing: Dave Matthews Band, The Flaming Lips, David Gray, Ray LaMontagne, O.A.R., Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Drive-By Truckers, Kid Cudi, Ben Folds, Liz Phair, Emmylou Harris, and Gomez

Tickets: $195 three-day passes, along with $85 daily-tickets and VIP packages are available via the festival’s website.

ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL

When/Where: June 24-26 at Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, NV

Who’s Playing: Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, and David Guetta

Who’s Expected: Bassnectar,The Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77, Skream & Benga, Röyksopp, Steve Bug, DJ Marky, and Liquid Stranger

Tickets: $215 three-day passes, $100 Sunday passes, and VIP packages are available via the festival’s website.

JERSEY LIVE 2011

When/Where: September 3-4 in Jersey, Channel Islands

Who’s playing: Madness, The Ting Tings, The Streets, The Rapture, Plan B, Cage The Elephant, Katy B, Jamie Woon, Ed Sheeran, Annie Mac, Nero, Toddla T, and Maverick Sabre

Tickets: £88 weekend tickets and £56 day-passes are available via the festival’s website.

MIDPOINT MUSIC FESTIVAL

When/Where: September 22-24 in Cincinnati, OH

Who’s playing: Cut Copy, Gang Gang Dance, Deerhoof, Mates of State, The Dodos, Toro Y Moi, Xiu Xiu, Mansions on the Moon, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Ava Luna, Bear Hands, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Washed Out, with more acts to be announced

Tickets: A limited quantity of three-day wristbands will be available June 3rd via the festival’s website.

POP MONTREAL 2011

When/Where: September 21-25 in Montreal, Quebec

Who’s Playing: Chromeo, Japandroids, The Raincoats, Redd Kross, Tune-Yards, Cave, Purity Ring, Marie-Jo Therio, Tahiti 80, Vockah Redu, The Socalled Musical, and The Velvelettes, with more acts to be announced

Tickets: $250 Early-bird passes go on sale June 2nd via the festival’s website.

QUEBEC CITY SUMMER FESTIVAL 2011

When/Where: July 7-17 in Quebec City, Quebec

What’s New: Coheed And Cambria, G. Love & Special Sauce, Wavves, Joseph Arthur, Martha Wainwright, Lee Fields And The Expressions, Stephen Marley, and Yelle

Who Else is Playing: Elton John, Metallica, The Black Keys, Girl Talk, Ben Harper, Death From Above 1979, Cut Copy, Cage The Elephant, Wanda Jackson, M. Ward, and Buddy Guy

Tickets: Hydro-Quebec passes are sold out, but $30 single-day tickets remain available via the festival’s website.

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