Mood: Festive(al)

2 May

I have been a bit MIA as I am currently in the process of moving/quitting my job. Be back by Monday, I promise! For now, since Coachella is now over, here’s a list of summer festivals that you may be interested in and check out this new CSS single released on their new website:

mp3: Rat is Dead (Rage) [CSS]

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Bamboozle

Date:

May 3-4, 2008

Place:

The Meadowlands, East Rutherford, NJ

Line-up:

Paramore
Jimmy Eat World
Panic at the Disco
Coheed and Cambria
Gym Class Heroes
Secondhand Serenade
Less Than Jake
Alien Ant Farm
Motion City Soundtrack

WEBSITE

P.S. Apparently there are still $50 one-day passes available.

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Bonnaroo

Date:

June 12-15, 2008

Place:

A 700 acre farm in Manchester, TN

Line-up:

Jack Johnson
Kanye West
Alison Krauss & Robert Plant
The Raconteurs
Death Cab for Cutie
Tiesto
Cat Power
Ben Folds
Lupe Fiasco

WEBSITE
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Pitchfork Music Festival

Date:

July 18-20, 2008

Place:

Union Park, Chicago, IL

Line-up:

Public Enemy
Animal Collective
Vampire Weekend
Spoon
Dinosaur, Jr.
Cut Copy
The Dodos

WEBSITE

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Pemberton Music Festival

The three day event will be headlined by Coldplay, Jay-Z, and Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.

Date:

July 25-27, 2008

Place:

It takes place just a few hours outside of Vancouver.

Line-up:

Nine Inch Nails
The Flaming Lips
Serj Tankian
Death Cab For Cutie
Interpol
My Morning Jacket
Metric
Black Mountain
Vampire Weekend
The Crystal Method DJ Set
DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist
Junkie XL
Secret Machines
Sia
MSTRKRFT
MGMT
The Fiery Furnaces
Mates Of State
Grand Ole Party
The Airborne Toxic Event
Monte Negro
Low VS Diamond
Annie Stela
Chromeo

WEBSITE

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Lollapalooza

Date:

August 1-3, 2008

Place:

Grant Park, Chicago

Line-up:

Radiohead
Rage Against the machine
Kanye West
Nine Inch Nails
Wilco
The Raconteurs
Gnarls Barkley
Bloc Party
The Black Keys
Broken Social Scene
Lupe Fiasco
etc.

WEBSITE
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All Points West

Date:

August 8-10, 2008

Place:

Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey

Line-up:

Radiohead
Cat Power
Kings of Leon
Jack Johnson
Chromeo
CSS
Girl Talk

WEBSITE

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Central Park Summerstage

Date:

Throughout the summer. Check website for dates/times.

Place:

Central Park!

Line-up:

Vampire Weekend, Kid Sister
Saturday, June 14, 2008
From 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Yael Naim, David Donatien, Piers Faccini
Sunday, June 22, 2008
From 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Santogold, Diplo, Plastic Little, A-Trak, Kid Cudi
Sunday, July 20, 2008
From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Sunday, August 17, 2008
From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

…and much more!

WEBSITE

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The Monolith Festival

Date:

Sept. 13-14, 2008

Place:

Red Rocks Theatre, Morrison, Colorado

Line-up:

Justice
TV on the Radio
Band of Horses
Neko Case
Cut Copy
Del the Funkee Homosapien
Vampire Weekend
CSS
The Kills
The Cribs
Blitzen Trapper
John Vanderslice
Tokyo Police Club
Sharon Jones
Devotchka
Chester French

WEBSITE

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One Response to “Mood: Festive(al)”

  1. Mimi May 4, 2008 at 12:21 am #

    where are the illinois festivals??? lolla, pitchfork

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