Hangout Music Festival 2014: The Black Keys, The Killers, Outkast, QOTSA and More

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If at any point you were under the impression that this festival fever is a game, then you were sadly mistaken. Next up on a big week for festival announcements is the Hangout Music Festival, which takes place on a beach in Alabama.  The headliners are solid and include The Black Keys coming out of hiding alongside The Killers and Outkast. Other notables include Queens Of The Stone Age (who should be headlining ALL these festivals with their stellar work in 2013),Modest Mouse, The ... Read More

The Top Five Jay Porks Concert Experiences of 2012

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Top Five Jay Porks Experiences of 2012 The end of the year brings us empty wallets, fat stomachs and most importantly larger egos than we had the year before. It's because of these egos that people like me put together these year end "best of"  lists. Although as you know, here at Concert Confessions we do things a little differently then other sites. We don't have a Top Albums list, Top Artist list, Male and Female Rookies of the year list we do ... Read More

Watch Highlights From The Inaugural Firefly Music Festival

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Watch Highlights From The Inaugural Firefly Music Festival Sadly we were unable to make it out to Delaware for the Inaugural Firefly Music Festival. However that won't prevent us from sharing highlights from some of our favorite artists including The Flaming Lips, Cake, Modest Mouse and GROUPLOVE. Check them out down below. John Legend Covers Bob Marley: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUUZNXW3S58 A Double Shot of Jack White: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2B0TCfA5F8 The Killers Rocking On Saturday Night: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGZECqg5FOU Two Solid Jams From Modest Mouse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Hdtw941C9Y Silversun Pickups Take Us Back To 2007: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebfNDU2mL_k GROUPLOVE Plays The Hits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdTASXSQEhI The Fabulous Flaming ... Read More

Orion Music + More Festival Day One Recap 6/23/12

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Orion Music + More Festival (Day  1)- 06/23/12 Bader Field - Atlantic City, NJ Words/Photos  by Jay Porks Orion Music + More Festival Day One Recap 6/23/12  Editor's Note: Jay Porks is so bad ass, he wrote this review during the festival. We hope you enjoy.  Welcome to the Jay Porks Day One Re-Cap of Orion Music + More Festival here in Atlantic City, NJ. For those who weren't aware, this is the festival curated by Metallica, containing a bunch of acts you raise eyebrows to when ... Read More

Must See Acts, Set Times for Orion Music + More Festival

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Must See Acts, Set Times for Orion Music + More Festival  Bader Field - Atlantic City, NJ June 23rd & 24th On Saturday June 23rd, Atlantic City's own Bader Field will be taken over by the legion of Metal-Heads as Metallica's  Orion Music + More Festival will kick off.  You may have heard over the weekend that Phish just did 3 nights at this same "field". When you hear someone say "Hey, I'm going to that Metallica festival" it's immediately interrupted as something that would be ... Read More

Firefly Music Festival To Be Held In Delaware

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Editors Note: This is The 2012 Lineup. For the 2013 Lineup, Click Here Firefly Music Festival To Be Held In Delaware  Delaware, welcome to the world of States that have sweet Music Festivals. The news broke last night, that the three day  ’Firefly Music Festival’, will be headlined by The Killers, The Black Keys and Jack White .  Solid, right? I mean, sure The Killers aren’t in the stratosphere of musical relevance circa 2012 as the The Black Keys and Jack White are; but hey, they could have went with the Beach ... Read More

Metallica Set To Launch Orion Music + More Festival

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Metallica Set To Launch Orion Music + More Festival For months, Phish fans have been on the ball in regards to the band hosting a festival later this summer at Bader Field. In various reports, it was known that Phish, Kenny Chesney and Metallica would be holding events at the airport. While we still wait for details on the Phish bash, Metallica has announced details for the inaugural Orion Music Festival. Chances are, you won’t believe what you are about to read. Metallica will ... Read More

thenaturalstoner’s Top 10 Shows of 2011

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thenaturalstoner's Top 10 Shows of 2011 2011 was undoubtedly my finest concert going year on record (out of 31!).  I saw over 80 bands, did several awesome road trips, brought in visitors from around the country to come to the Gorge Amphitheatre, and almost all my shows were at least ‘decent’.  Obviously some rise to the top, and some fall to the bottom... so here is my list of best concerts of 2011. 10) Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings 05/30/11 - The Gorge ... Read More

Sasquatch! Festival 2011 Preview – The Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA

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Sasquatch! Festival 2011 Preview By thenaturalstoner It’s hard to believe that out of over 100 bands performing at this years Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre, I have only seen two.  I go to a lot of concerts, and like a lot of these bands, so it’s really freaking odd to me that I have only seen the Old 97’s (at an old Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, approx. 10 years ago) and Sharon Jones, although I didn’t see her with the Dap-Kings, ... Read More

Sasquatch Festival 2011 Set To Rock George, WA

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Sasquatch Festival 2011 Set To Rock George, WA As we reported late last year, the Sasquatch Music Festival is set to return to the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA. As we already reported, Foo Fighters will be headlining one of the four nights. Also on the bill are Modest Mouse, Death Cab For Cutie, The Flaming Lips and a lot more. Four day passes are on sale now and single day tickets will go on sale on Feb 14th.. For all the details on ... Read More

From The Vault: Modest Mouse Support R.E.M. at The Hollywood Bowl

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(First published by MTVnews in 2008)   I am looking forward to the George W. Bush tax rebate check that I still have not received. $600 bucks to inject back into the economy. Being a good American, I have decided to take that chunk of change and spend it. I live within walking distance from the Hollywood Bowl, and I really wanted that money to go back into my community. Tonight I was rewarded for the first donation I made with a chance to ... Read More