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UR1 Music Festival Lineup led by Kanye West, Lou Reed and Jane’s Addiction

UR1 Music Festival Lineup led by Kanye West, Lou Reed and Jane’s Addiction

So it seems we’ve run out of creative names for festivals, but it doesn’t hurt to have an almost endless line up. That seems to be the case with UR1 Festival , which takes place in  December 8th and 9th a Bayfront Park in Miami. Headliners include the likes of Kim Kadashian’s newest squeeze Kanye West, The Offspring, and that guy who ruined Metallica, Lou Reed. 

Of course we kid about Lou Reed ruining Metallica (Metallica ruined Metallica this year). The rest of this line up rounds out pretty awesome with appearances from Slash(who split an awesome bill with Foxy Shazam this fall), fun.,  those weirdos Animal Collective, Flying Lotus, space rockers Ghostland Observatory along with Janes Addiction. 

For up to the minute festival details, head over to the official website by clicking here. For the full line up, plus festival trailer, that’s all down below.

UR1 Festival Line Up

  • Kanye West
  • The Offspring
  • Lou Reed
  • Jane’s Addiction
  • Animal Collective
  • Keane
  • fun.
  • Flying Lotus
  • Slash
  • Santigold
  • Dead Can Dance
  • Erick Morillo
  • Sven Vath
  • Pete Tong
  • Iggy Azalea
  • Bob Sinclar
  • Zola Jesus
  • Ghostland Observatory
  • Dan Deacon
  • Holy Ghost!
  • Wild Nothing
  • Glass Candy
  • Kevens
  • Reboot
  • Dubfire
  • Luciano
  • Armand Van Helden
  • Carl Craig
  • Tanlines
  • Guy Gerber
  • Stacey Pullen
  • Peter Murphy
  • Arty
  • Onur Ozur
  • Tobi Neumann
  • Seth Troxler
  • Damian Lazarus
  • Davide Squillace
  • The Martinez Brothers
  • Cassy
  • Mathias Tanzmann
  • dyed soundorom
  • Dan Ghenacia
  • Luna City Express

Virgin Mobile’s 2012 “FreeFest”: Jack White and Skrillex to Headline

Virgin Mobile’s 2012 “FreeFest”: Jack White and Skrillex to Headline

You know the more cool shows and stuff that get’s announced out of Maryland and Delaware, the more I think it wouldn’t be so bad to head down there from time to time-even if it’s a 5+ hour drive from New York City.

Returning to the to Merriweather Post Pavilion in Maryland on October 6th, will be the “Virgin Mobile FreeFest” . 2012 Festival favorites  Jack White and Skrillex top the list of acts, which also features the likes of Nas (who’s new album Life is Good, is indeed awesome), M83, Ben Folds Five and ZZ Top.

This festival contains two main stages and we’ve got the full list of acts below.  Now let’s talk about the title of “Freefest” :

-Free tickets to the festival will be available to the public on August 24th  at 12PM (Noon) over at Ticketfly.

-Freefest has a limited amount of “Freemium Packages ,” that can get you admission into the festival but require a ‘charitable donation’ to Virgin Mobile USA’s Youth Homelessness Initiatives,. With that you get a FreeFest T-shirt, a souvenir cup (a cup that includes free fountain drinks for the duration of the festival) as well as early admission to the grounds. You can grab some Freemium tickets at Ticketfly or the box offices at the 9:30 Club as well as the  Merriweather Post Pavilion.

 

So the only question left, is who’s driving this writer??

 

Virgin Mobile FreeFest Lineup 2012: 

Jack White

Skrillex

M83

Nas

Ben Folds Five

ZZ Top

The Dismemberment Plan

Santigold

Alabama Shakes

Allen Stone

Trampled by Turtles

Portugal. The Man

Das Racist

Future Islands

Justin Jones

Above & Beyond

Porter & Zedd (Back to Back)

Thomas Gold

Nervo

Alvin Risk

Penguin Prison

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Colbert Announces Colbchella ‘012: Rocktaugustfest

On tonight’s edition of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert announced to the world the return of his long running, one year old, week long celebration of music, the Colbchella concert series. For last years StePhest Colbchella ‘011: Rock You Like a Thirst-Icane Presented by Dr. Pepper, we were given performances by Bon Iver, Florence and the Machine and Talib Kweli with Yasiin Bey (A.K.A. Mos Def) in addition to an in depth interview with Jack White and other surprises such as Colbert debuting the follow-up to his ‘smash hit’ “Charlene (I’m Right Behind You)”, titled “Charlene II (I’m Over You)” featuring Third Man Records artist The Black Belles as his backing band.

Performances for the 2012 edition, dubbed STEPHEST COLBCHELLA ‘012: ROCKTAUGUSTFEST, include:

-fun.(check out their performance here!)

The Flaming Lips

Santigold

Grandmaster Flash as the official Colbchella DJ

Grizzly Bear

Filming will take place Friday August 10th at 7pm aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York and will be shown the week of August 13 on Comedy Central. You can get all the details and info on how to obtain your free tickets at www.colbertnation.com

Fun Fun Fun Fest Releases 2012 Lineup

Fun Fun Fun Fest Releases 2012 Lineup

Judging by the name this should be a good time. Fun Fun Fun Fest is set to return to Austin Texas from November 2-4th 2012. The lineup is pretty incredible seeing as how it is topped by a reunited Run-D.M.C. One must assume with the 10 year anniversary of the death of Jam Master Jay the ground-breaking rap group may be going the hologram route much like Dre and Snoop did with 2Pac at Coachella 2012.

The rest of the lineup is down below. Three day passes are set to go on sale at 10:00 am CST on July 12th. Click here to check out the festival’s official website.

Jay-Z Set To Curate Made In America Music Festival

Jay-Z Set To Curate Made In America Music Festival

Jay-Z has a lot of stuff. He has a basketball team, he has 99 Problems, an album with Kanye West and of course a baby with Beyonce. Now Jay-Z has a music festival.  This two day music event will take place in Philadelphia on September 1st and 2nd and will feature a diverse lineup spread across three stages. Some of the highlights include D’Angelo, Dirty Projectors and Pearl Jam. It will be known as the Made in America Music Festival and will take place at Benjamin Franklin’s Parkway in Fairmount Park. You can check out the entire lineup for yourself down below.

Tickets go on sale via Ticketmaster on May 23rd at 10 AM EST. To check out the official lineup when it’s announced,  head over to the festival’s official website,  MadeInAmerica.Com

Jay Z

Pearl Jam

Skrillex

Rick Ross

Passion Pit

D’Angelo

Santigold

Odd Future

Janelle Monáe

Dirty Projectors

Afrojack

Calvin Harris

Wale

Meek Mill

X

rince Royce

Rita Ora Savoy (DJ set)

The Knocks

Artist Update 07/31/12:

Drake

Chris Cornell

Run DMC

Jill Scott

Gary Clark Jr.

The Hives

Nicky Romero

DJ Shadow (DJ Set)

Otto Knows

Michael Woods

Burns

Coachella 2012 Lineup Announced

Coachella 2012 Lineup Announced

Kasabian, Refused, At The Drive-In and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg – oh my. The 2012 Coachella lineup is out and it’s epic like elephant titties. Tickets go on sale Friday January 13th 2012 at 10 am PST via coachella.com We hope to see you in the desert in April.

Update 01/13/12 1:00 PM PST

Both weekends of Coachella 2012 sold out in less than three hours. Our man Reverend Justito has purchased tickets for the first weekend. If you are heading out to Indio, leave us a comment. Maybe he will buy you a beer.


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