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Spotlight on Summer Concerts

May 13th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Bonnaroo Music Festival
During the summer of 2011, plenty of music will be playing across this great land of ours. While by no means an exhaustive list of summer tours, we're shining our spotlight on some of the hottest tickets of the hottest season. Whatever your musical taste or monetary budget, there's bound to be something for everyone.

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U2 - One of this summer's most highly-anticipated events is U2's 360º Tour, especially considering that many fans have been waiting with tickets in hand since last summer, when the North American leg of the tour was postponed due to Bono's back injury. The tour begins wit...
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Donavon Frankenreiter's 'Pass It Around' Drops Aug. 19

August 14th, 2008 6:00pm EDT
Donavon Frankenreiter
On August 19 Lost Highway will release Pass It Around, the new album from Donavon Frankenreiter. Pass It Around boasts 10 new songs from the musician/pro-surfer, and also features some special guests and a new approach for Frankenreiter.

On his 2006 self-produced Lost Highway debut, Move By Yourself Frankenreiter set out on his own and began to find his musical identity as an artist as he moved away from the acoustic stylings of his 2004 self-titled debut by plugging in and opening up. Pass It Around shows that identity fully realized. The songs incorporate some of the acoustic and ele...
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Tristan Prettyman Hits The Road With G. Love & Special Sauce

January 28th, 2008 5:01pm EST
Tristan Prettyman
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Tristan Prettyman will hit the road in February along with G. Love & Special Sauce in support of her new album entitled Hello.

The album will be released April,15 2008, on Virgin Records and is an appealing portrait of this freewheeling San Diego, CA, native as she narrates stories about her life, loves, and heartbreaks. "I really wanted the album to be a reflection of me," Prettyman says. "If someone were to say, 'Tell me about yourself,' I would just hand them a copy of Hello and say, 'Here, this is everything you need to know.'"

Now with Hello,...
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Lollapalooza 2007 Lineup Announced

April 12th, 2007 12:13pm EDT
Pearl Jam
Tickets are now officially on sale for Lollapalooza 2007, August 3-5 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Among the 120-plus artists are behemoths Pearl Jam — in their sole U.S. show this year — as well as Daft Punk, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Muse, Iggy and the Stooges, Interpol, Kings of Leon, Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Perry Farrell’s Satellite Party, Snow Patrol, The Roots, Paolo Nutini, Femi Kuti and The Positive Force, and many more.

The 2006 edition of Lollapalooza filled Grant Park with more than 166,000 attendees of every stripe—figuratively and literally—...
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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 3)

December 31st, 2006 2:00pm EST
Syd Barrett
...During July, co-founder and original Pink Floyd guitarist/singer Syd Barrett, who had spent the better part of the last 35 years as a hermit, died at age 60 from diabetic complications... Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo pretty much confirms rumors that the band is done, "unless," he says, "it becomes really obvious to me that we need to do one."

New albums from: Muse, Johnny Cash, Thom Yorke, Peachez, Sufjan Stevens, Cheyenne Kimball, Phish, Soul Asylum, Seether, Moloko, Alien Ant Farm, Black Stone Cherry, Eighteen Visions, Helmet, Third Eye Blind, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, New York Dolls...
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10,000 Lakes Festival Heads Into Fifth Year with Jam Heavyweights

December 7th, 2006 4:36pm EST
10KLF
The fifth annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) will provide an unforgettable weekend of live musical performances and campout experiences held July 18 – 21 at the scenic Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. A yearly tradition for music lovers nationwide, 10KLF has quickly established itself as a premier festival destination.

The initial festival artist lineup includes members of the Grateful Dead and Phish leading their contemporary ensembles, along with a diverse cross-section of talent from the improvisational music scene. With dozens of bands still to be added in the coming m...
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Dave Matthews Band Summer 2006 Tour Dates

March 2nd, 2006 11:14am EST
Dave Matthews Band
Dave Matthews Band announced today the dates for their 2006 summer tour. Thus far 49 concert appearances have been confirmed in 37 cities across the country. More dates will be added in the coming weeks. As it stands now, the tour begins on May 30th in Maryland Heights, Missouri at the UMB Bank Pavilion with dates confirmed through September 23rd when the band finishes up in their hometown of Charlottesville, VA at the John Paul Jones Arena. Most dates will go on sale to the general public on April 8th, but check the band's website for the most up to date on sale information.

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Initial 2006 Bonnaroo Music Festival Line-Up Includes Radiohead, Beck, Phil Lesh & More

February 1st, 2006 10:59am EST
Beck
Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment are proud to announce the initial lineup for the 2006 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. The fifth annual three-day camping and music festival will be held on June 16-18, 2006, on the same 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, 60 miles south of Nashville. Major acts this year include Radiohead, Beck, Tom Petty and Phil Lesh. A list of confirmed acts follows, with more to be announced in the weeks ahead to round out the festival's 80-plus acts.

Radiohead

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Phil Lesh & Friends

Beck

Elvis Costello & the Impo...
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2006 Langerado Music Festival Initial Line-Up Announced

November 30th, 2005 12:46pm EST
Ben Harper
Music festival season begins early in South Florida, and the Langerado Music Festival is the destination of choice for traveling music lovers ready to start the journey. The festival, now in its fourth year, is preparing to host a slew of fans from colder climates: music lovers, college spring-breakers and sun seekers who are aching for festival season to begin. For 2006 Langerado announces its biggest and best line-up ever:

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The Black Crowes, The Flaming Lips, Wilco, The Meters, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Keller Williams, Burning Spear, G. L...
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Dave Matthews & Friends To Headline Bahamas Cruise/Concert

October 31st, 2005 7:03am EST
Dave Matthews
It was announced today that Dave Matthews & Friends will headline an intimate, exclusive concert in the Bahamas as part of a 3 day rock and roll cruise next February. The Dave Matthews & Friends Caribbean Cruise Getaway will set sail on February 3, 2006, on two elite Royal Caribbean cruise ships, the Sovereign of the Seas and the Majesty of the Seas, and will arrive at an undisclosed Private Island location where Dave Matthews & Friends will headline a live concert. On the open seas, fans will be entertained by such artists as Bob Weir and Ratdog, G. Love and Special Sauce, Toots and the ...
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