At long last, Janelle Monae seems to finally be getting the attention that she deserves. Hot off an SNL performance, the singer brought her sci-fi thematic show back to her hometown of Kansas City.
The annual ACL Festival in Austin, Texas, maybe one of the latter festivals to get in on the game in 2013, but its dual weekend lineup has proven to be one of the more unique and variety-filled options of the festival season. This year’s headliners include new wave acts such as Depeche Mode & The Cure, folkier acts such as Wilco, and big rock acts such as Muse, Kings of Leon and Thom Yorke’s other non-Radionhead band, Atoms for Peace.
Kanrocksas has revealed its 2013 lineup. Kendrick Lamar, Tiesto & Avett Brothers had previously been announced, but now Yeah Yeah Yeahs, fun., MGMT, Passion Pit & more join the 60+ lineup.
Firefly Festival announces 2013 lineup featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers, Vampire Weekend, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & more
It’s already time to start thinking about summer music festivals and one worth adding to your list is Dover’s Firefly Festival. The Delaware 3-day festival revealed its 2013 lineup today.
Over 60 bands are playing this year’s Middle of the Map festival. Alongside Kansas City local veterans such as The Appleseed Cast and the Casket Lottery are national acts Grizzly Bear, The Joy Formidable, Tennis, Deerhoof, JEFF the Brotherhood and more.
For the first time ever, Bonnaroo is announcing its lineup LIVE on its Bonnaroo 360 YouTube channel. Hosting the event is comedian/musician Weird Al.
Coachella has announced its (real) 2013 lineup. Headliners include The Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Kanrocksas has revealed three of the acts set to be at the June festival at the Kansas Speedway.
SXSW has announced a 3rd wave of bands for this year’s 2013 festival. The Austin music festival returns March 12-17 for its 27th year and will again be preceded by the Interactive and Film portions of the festival.