FESTIVAL REVIEW: Sonic Temple 2019

The debut of the Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival capped off the Danny Wimmer Presents 2019 spring festival season with sold-out crowds of 120,000 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH, May 17, 18 & 19. It was a fest for the ages and one of the best lineups in the history of “The Worlds Loudest Month”, the signature of Danny Wimmer Presents music festival experiences. In addition to massive performances from Foo Fighters, System Of A Down, Disturbed, Ghost, Papa Roach and Lamb of God, the weekend offered one-of-a-kind art experiences, including legendary street artist RISK, art installations, live mural painting, live screen-printing and the popular Art Tent. The SiriusXM Comedy & Spoken Word Tent presented sets from Andrew Dice Clay, Henry Rollins, Tom Morello, Craig Gass, Nadya of Pussy Riot, and more. Continue reading

System of a Down, Foo Fighters, Disturbed, Ghost, Bring Me The Horizon Booked For Sonic Temple Festival

The festival formerly known as Rock On The Range is now Sonic Temple, and it has its inaugural lineup. The very first lineup is an absolute banger with legends like System of a Down, Foo Fighters, Disturbed, Ghost, Bring Me The Horizon, The Prodigy, Lamb of God, Halestorm, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Chevelle, In This Moment, The Cult, Killswitch Engage among others. There will also be a comedy tent with Andrew Dice Clay, Henry Rollins and more. Tickets go onsale November 30th at 12 Noon EST at the link below. Taking place at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus (traditionally the home of Rock on the Range) on May 17 – 19, 2019, Sonic Temple promises all the musical firepower of ROTR, but with innovative food and drink options and other features to make it an even more impressive festival experience and more in line with Bourbon and Beyond.

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Riot Fest 2017 – Chicago, IL

Nine Inch Nails at Riot Fest 2017, by Omar Cordy/OJC PICS

Riot Fest was started a few years back in the grand spirit of the old school one-off festivals of lore. It was intended to be special from the get-go and they have done a reasonable job of sandwiching themselves into a busy summer of Lollapalooza, Chicago Open Air, and many other destination festival shows. Having a mix of alternative rock, metal, Hip-Hop, indie rock, and more has helped carve out its own niche, and between special performances, varied food and beer options, late-night after parties, and basically the cool factor Chicago offers as one of the best cities in America, it’s no wonder fans flocked to the event from all over the world. Continue reading

Riot Fest 2017 Announces Full Schedule, Late Night Concerts

Riot Fest is coming next month in Chicago with headliners, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker. The festival has announced the full set times and stages for the event, as well as the late night concert series. All times and ticket link details can be found below. Continue reading

The 2017 Riot Fest Lineup Includes Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker And More

Riot Fest is returning to Chicago’s Douglas Park this September, and the initial lineup is absolutely amazing. Continue reading

North By Northeast 2015 Announce First Round Of Artists Performing

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The 2015 North By Northeast Festival has announced their first round of names of artists to perform. More names are expected to be announced but these are the first batch to be announced.The event is being held on June 17-21, 2015.

A Place To Bury Strangers (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Action Bronson (Queens, NY, United States)
Aidan Knight (Victoria, BC, Canada)
Alice Glass (DJ Set) (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Amen Dunes (New York City, NY, United States)
Anamai (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Angel Olsen (Asheville, NC, United States)
Baths (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Best Coast (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Betty Who (Sydney, Australia)
Bishop Nehru (Rockland County, NY, United States)
Blonde Redhead (New York City, NY, United States)
Cathedrals (San Francisco, CA, United States)
Cauldron (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Coliseum (Louisville, KY, United States)
Container (Providence, RI, United States)
Deafheaven (San Francisco, CA, United States)
Dilly Dally (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Dinner (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Glass Animals (Oxford, UK)
The Gories (Detroit, MI, United States)
HEALTH (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Heems (Queens, NY, United States)
Hundred Waters (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Ibeyi (Paris, France)
Iceage (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Jacco Gardner (Hoorn, Netherlands)
Jessica Pratt (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
K.Flay (San Francisco, CA, United States)
Kate Tempest (London, UK)
Liturgy (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Lower Dens (Baltimore, MD, United States)
Lydia Ainsworth (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Majical Cloudz (Montreal, QC, Canada)
Mise en Scene (Winnipeg, MB, Canada)
The New Pornographers (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
No Joy (Montreal, QC, Canada)
Obliterations (Los Angeles, CA, California)
Odonis Odonis (Toronto, ON, Canada)
OM (San Francisco, CA, United States)
Pentagram (Alexandria, VA, United States)
Rae Sremmurd (Tupelo, MS, United States)
Real Estate (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Ryley Walker (Chicago, IL, United States)
San Fermin (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Sannhet (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Son Lux (New York City, NY, United States)
Tink (Chicago, IL, United States)
Ty Dolla $ign (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
UNiiQU3 (Newark, NJ, United States)
USA Out Of Vietnam (Montreal, QC, Canada)
Vince Staples (Long Beach, CA, United States)
White Lung (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Zola Jesus (United States)

Slayer, Doomriders, Descendents, etc Performing On Converse Rubber Tracks Festival

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Slayer and Doomriders will be participating at the first annual Converse Rubber Tracks Live Boston on Wednesday, April 29th at the Sinclair in Boston, MA. This is part of a five day, multi genre Rubber Tracks Live Festival taking place. Sign up here to attend the event.

The schedule of events for each date includes:

Apr 27: The Replacements, Dinosaur Jr, The Young Leaves
Apr 28: Passion Pit, Baths, Radclyffe Hall
Apr 29: Slayer, Doomriders
Apr 30: Chance The Rapper, Action Bronson
May 01: The Descendents, King Tuff, Bent Shapes

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