Blackest of the Black: Oak Canyon Park – Silverado, Ca 5/26/17-5/27/17

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The 2017 edition of the Blackest of the Black Festival was held in the mountain area of Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, California. The festival is the brain child of Misfits' legendary frontman Danzig and always proves to have a variety of metal bands to suit everyone's needs.  This festival was two days of pure madness from every corner and was a great way to start Memorial Day weekend. Day one featured some of the more popular metal bands today and was started ... Read More

2015 Phases of the Moon Festival in Arkansas is Cancelled

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As of 12:15PM, it has been announced that Phases of the Moon is officially CANCELLED.  The festival is citing a number of unforeseen obstacles including road closures.  See below for more info.    Here are some of our favorite replies on the official Phases of the Moon Facebook page:   BELOW IS OUR ORIGINAL POST PRIOR TO OFFICIAL WORD COMING OUT FROM THE PEOPLE AT PHASES OF THE MOON.  All it took was one post.  One post to stop productivity in workplaces across the Midwest for hungry ... Read More

Sixth Annual LouFest Music Festival Lineup Released / Sept 12 – 13 / St. Louis, MO

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  For the sixth year in a row, beautiful Forest Park in St. Louis, MO will be turned into a small town of its own when more than 35,000 people descend on the Central Fields for the LouFest Music Festival.  This year the festival is set to take place on Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13. Previous LouFest lineups have brought the best of both major headlining acts like The Flaming Lips, Wilco, Arctic Monkeys, Cake, Outkast and The Killers to smaller up ... Read More

KUBE 93 Summer Jam 2014 – June 6-7, 2014, The Gorge Amphitheatre. Ice Cube, Kendrick Lamar, and more….

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KUBE 93 Summer Jam 2014 Review, photos and videos by thenaturalstoner I appreciate what Seattle’s KUBE 93 radio tried to do at the Gorge Amphitheatre this past weekend, however I am not quite sure this years Summer Jam worked out to its full potential. Moving the annual event to a two day format seemed to make some initial sense, you could book some old school rappers to fill out a classic Friday night and then bring out young guns for day two and (in ... Read More

Riot Fest 2014’s Mega Lineup Unleashed

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The plan here was to post the pic of all the bands and just name a handful of ones that us here at Concert Confessions are fans of and stuff like that. Then, as I kept reading into the poster containing the lineup for the 2014 Riot Fest in Chicago, this thing just has so much one would want to check out. Your top billing is The Cure, Jane's Addiction, The National, Rise Against and Weezer while The Flaming Lips, Social Distortion, Slayer, ... Read More

PREVIEW LouFest 2014 – Sept 6 & 7 – Feat. Outkast, Arctic Monkeys, Cake, Grouplove and More!

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On September 6 & 7 the LouFest Music Festival will return to the beautiful Forest Park in St. Louis for a fifth straight year. LouFest is growing yet again, with a rumored FOURTH stage now being added after a third being brought into the mix last year. It was estimated that the 2013 version brought in more than 15,000 people each day, more than double the previous year. The last five years have provided concert goers with a very eclectic mix of ... Read More

Summerland Returns For 2014 With Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog

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Art Alexakis is still looking to cash in on you missing the 1990’s. Summerland will return for the third consecutive year. This time out, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog will round out the lineup, with Everclear taking the top slot. Here is where you can catch the nostalgia in 2014. It is worth noting that the only Canadian date takes place in a city called Medicine Hat. Way to go Canada Summerland 2014 Tour Dates: 6/13 Pompano Beach, FL – Pompano Beach Amphitheatre 6/14 St. ... Read More

TOUR DATES: Yonder Mountain String Band Spring Dates / Lineup Summer Festival Schedule

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Yonder Mountain String Band Set To Hit Road for Spring Trek / Announce Festival Plans.  As the calendar turned to 2014 and the members of the Yonder Mountain String Band set out for their Winter tour... they forgot to pick up one quarter of the band on their way to the first stop. Actually Jeff Austin decided to sit this one out and instead spend a few months of quality time with his wife and recently born baby girl.  The other three members ... Read More

Guns N’ Roses Top 2014 Rock On The Range Lineup

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For the 8th year in a row, a massive football stadium in Columbus Ohio will host the Rock on the Range Festival. Artists set to bring the HARD AND THE HEAVY to THE Ohio State University include Guns N’ Roses, Slayer, Mastodon and many more. For more information, check out the Rock on the Range website. Read More

Modest Mouse, The National, & More Set For Shaky Knees Festival 2014

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  Atlanta will suck a little less during the weekend of May 9th through 11th as the Shaky Knees Music Festival will hit the cities Atlantic Center. The National, Modest Mouse, and a third headliner to be announced will be making appearances in the ATL. Highlights from lower down on the card include Blitzen Trapper, Cold War Kids and Jason Isbell. For all information on Shaky Knees 2014, head to the official website.   Read More

PREVIEW: YMSB Harvest Music Festival: 13 Bands Not To Miss Next Weekend!

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Thirteen Bands Not To Miss at YMSB's Harvest Festival 2013 Words by Bradley Darby  Its that magical time of year… when you turn the calendar over to October just as the leaves begin to turn beautiful shades of brown, orange and yellow. You replace your jorts with overalls and your pogo balls for rakes. Autumn is upon us... as you turn your calendar you may notice October 17-19 highlighted or circled with the word HARVEST scrawled across those dates. If that is you, this post ... Read More

YMSB Harvest Festival 10/17-19 (feat. Tedeschi Trucks Band, Les Claypool, Railroad Earth) Stage Schedule Released

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YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND's Harvest Music Festival When: October 17-19, 2013 Where: Mulberry Mountain, Ozark AR How Much: 3 Day Pass $145. Day Passes Also Available Here We are just weeks away from the 8th Annual Yonder Mountain String Band Harvest Music Festival taking place at the most beautiful festival site I have ever stepped foot on, Mulberry Mountain. While Mulberry Mountain has now become the home to three total major music festivals, Harvest Festival still stands out as "THE" festival for many folks. Harvest keeps the ... Read More

4th Annual LouFest Music Festival Comes To A Close – Day 1 Review

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4th Annual LouFest Music Festival Comes To A Close - Day 1 Recap Words and Pictures By Bradley Darby Follow Me on Twitter / Like Me on Facebook The Fourth Annual LouFest Music Festival has come to an end. This year’s installment featured the addition of a third stage and expanded festival grounds in the beautiful and seemingly never ending Forest Park in St. Louis. The stacked lineup mixed some of the hottest up and comers with some grizzled veterans that have many large shows ... Read More

An Evening with CAKE – Sandpoint, Idaho – 8/2/13

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On an overcast August evening, on the bank of Lake Pend Oreille (pronounced: pond-o-ray) in Idaho, I came face-to-face with what I had considered to be my white whale. I was about to see a band that, for years, would play a few shows in the Pacific Northwest but, for some reason, those shows would fall on days that made it difficult for me to attend. This night, however, was my night. It was my night to check that band off my list, to ... Read More

Lineup for Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 Revealed

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Fun Fun Fun Fest comes back strong this year. Bands like Television (!), MGMT, and Both Black Flag and FLAG are just the tip of the iceberg hitting Auditorium Shores this November 8-10th in Austin, TX. Other notables include Kurt Vile, Thurston Moore's Chelsea Light Moving, The Dismemberment Plan, Death Grips , Kathleen Hanna's the Julie Ruin,Johnny Marr, Snoop Dogg, Slayer, Lupe Fiasco, and many many more.   This year's festival plans on featuring expanded comedy and action sports sections, which they'll tell us about on ... Read More

Music Midtown 2013 Announces Lineup

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Enjoy as many festivals as you can this year, because ticket sales tell us that next year we'll have a lot less of these things here in America.  This September 20th and 21st, Peidmont Park in Atlanta brings you a pretty solid lineup for Music Midtown 2013.  Acts you care about include : Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age, Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arctic Monkeys, Kendrick Lamar, Weezer, Jane’s Addiction, Tegan & Sara, Cake, 2 Chainz, Imagine Dragons, Black Lips, Reignwolf, Capital ... Read More

Lineups Announced for Riot Fest 2013 (all three of them!)

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Chicago's Riot Fest is expanding yet again this year, heading to Toronto and Denver and those lineups have been announced, but that's not even the big news here. Everyone hates surprise headliners including this guy, but  when your festival announced that The Replacements are that surprise then it most certainly lives up to the hype.  So in order, let's go over how this is all going down in a few months. As you can see in the above poster, Riot Fest Toronto is ... Read More

Tenacious D Announces Festival Supreme Coming To Santa Monica This Fall

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Festival Supreme. It's the new comedy and music festival that Jack Black and Kyle Gass, are throwing Oct. 19 on the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Ca.  The day will feature appearances from Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman, Reggie Watts, Fred Arminsen and Triumph the Insult Dog are just some of the names you'll be getting to see if you're lucky enough to be in CA this October. Pre-sale starts Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET (password is SUPREME on Ticketmaster.com) and tickets will be released ... Read More

Primavera Sound Festival 2013: Day 3

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Primavera Sound Festival, Day 3, May 25, 2013 Words by Jakob Ross, Pictures/Videos by Scott Ross Back to Spain we go for the final day of the Primavera Sound Festival. Today we will conclude with me recapping the five acts I saw for that day, and then we'll open up the floor for a Q&A session. The sea breeze turned into some pretty harsh winds that blew garbage and hats throughout the festival grounds, but that didn't stop the festival goers, including myself, from having ... Read More

Primavera Sound Festival 2013: Day 2

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Primavera Sound Festival, Day 2, May 24, 2013 Words by Jakob Ross, Pictures/Videos by Scott Ross I woke up at noon. I ate breakfast. I showered. I brushed my teeth. I was dressed. My morning routine was not necessarily in that order, but who cares? You just want to hear about all the cool bands I saw on Day 2 of Spain's preeminent music festival. Bands I'd seen so far: 8 Hours of sleep since festival started: 6 Now we've got that out of the way, let's get this ... Read More

Primavera Sound Festival 2013: Day 1

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Primavera Sound Festival, Day 1, May 23, 2013 Words by Jakob Ross, Pictures/Videos by Scott Ross "The day has finally come," I thought upon waking up in my hotel room on Thursday, May 23. Washed up, grabbed breakfast, got dressed, etc., etc. You know how it is. Next thing I knew, my father and I were riding a very dirty feeling subway train from our hotel to Parc del Fòrum—that's Forum Park for those non-Portuguese speakers out there—where I'd take part in three straight days ... Read More

Lineup For MusicFestNW 2013 Unveiled

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In case you haven't notice, Portland is the new capital of "Cool" here in good ol' America. They're organic and they have Portlandia. So when the lineup to MusicFestNW 2013 was announced earlier today and contained Fred Armisen, nobody was surprised.  During September 3rd through 8th of this year Portland will get to see acts like GodSpeed You! Black Emperor, The Joy Formidable, Bob Mould, Titus Andronicus , Young The Giant, P.O.S., Diplo, Superchunk, Animal Collective and way more. For information about the ... Read More

Lamb of God: 5-26-13 – Ventura Theater – Ventura, Ca

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With vocalist Randy Blythe acquitted of all charges against him from being charged with manslaughter in March, Lamb of God set out to continue their tour promoting their newest album,  "Resolution". One of their stops was surprisingly in my area in Ventura so I knew that was a must go show for me.   The crowd was set and ready the whole night as they roared in excitement as Lamb of God prepared to take the stage and opened with the first track from ... Read More

LOUFEST 2013 Lineup Unveiled! Feat. The Killers, Wilco, Alabama Shakes, The National, Jim James, MORE! / Sept 7-8 / St. Louis

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LouFest returns for its 4th annual Summer festival taking place in Central Fields of Forest Park in St. Louis, MO. This year they have pushed the date back a few weeks from late August to early September, meaning we may luck out with highs near 95 instead of 106. But it is St. Louis, so there is also a chance of snow and somehow even a hurricane. This year we can also welcome the idea of expanding the festival to take up ... Read More

Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival Announces 2013 Lineup

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Rockstar Energy Drink has announced the lineup and dates to the 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. Headlining spots go to Alice In Chains, Jane's Addiction and Coheed and Cambria. Middle Class Rut and Walking Papers also make appearances along with others. Check out all the cool venues this tour will be hitting below, and also do not forget to hit the festivals official website for more information. Oh yeah, and customary with festivals these days, there's a little lineup announcement video that goes ... Read More

Outside Lands 2013 w/ Sir Paul, Nine Inch Nails, Red Hot Chili Peppers And More

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San Francisco decided to jump into the festival mix early Tuesday, when the lineup for the sixth annual Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival was announced.  Sir Paul McCartney will headline along side Nine Inch Nails and the Red Hot Chili Peppers the weekend of August 9th through the 11th at Golden Gate Park. Other notable acts include Phoenix, Willie Nelson, Kurt Vile and The Violators, Gary Clark Jr (shocker), Young The Giant, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Band Of Horses, Fishbone and Grizzly Bear.   No ... Read More