U2 to headline 2017’s Bonnaroo festival in June; Flume, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and more also feature

001u2

Bonnaroo has gone and nabbed U2 for a special headline spot this year, taking place a few weeks ahead of the band’s massive tour to commemorate The Joshua Tree’s 30th anniversary. A huge coup for the Tennessee event for sure, Bonnaroo doled out its full line up overnight, featuring the likes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Major Lazer, Chance The Rapper, The…

Continue reading →

SXSW adds All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable and more to 2017 Music program

all-our-exes-live-in-texas

We’re two months out from SXSW 2017 and this week, the music festival organisers have dropped another fat stack of artists from around the world to get us excited. As usual, the Australian additions are impressive with the likes of All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable, Tkay Maidza and Totally Mild featuring, while newer artists in The Coconut Kids from Adelaide…

Continue reading →

NYC’s Panorama Festival to feature Aussies Tame Impala, Nick Murphy, Jagwar Ma and Vance Joy amongst NIN, Alt-J and more

panorama

Situated in the Randall’s Island parklands, and delivered by the same folks who bring us Coachella (Golden Voice), NYC’s Panorama Festival is showcasing a jaw-dropping wealth of talent for their 2017 event. After debuting in 2016 with a lineup that boasted Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar, The National, LCD Soundsystem and Run the Jewels, just…

Continue reading →

Tkay Maidza joins Flume, The Avalanches and more on 2017 Governors Ball line up in New York

dsc_0509-23

Well, damn. Talk about a 24 hours for festival line ups. First we had Coachella break in their 2017 lineup and now, New York’s Governors Ball has done the same thing with unveiling their round of artists set to hit Randall’s Island Park in June. Tool, Chance The Rapper, Phoenix and Childish Gambino lead the top billing spots for the June…

Continue reading →

SXSW welcomes Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Hockey Dad, Gabriella Cohen & more to 2017 Music program

001rolling

ICYMI this week, SXSW Music bolstered its line up for the 2017 festival, adding 210 more artists from around the world as well as some more impressive keynote announcements. The legendary Nile Rodgers will be delivering a special keynote speaker – his legacy speaking for itself, quite obviously. I mean, when you’ve got over 200 production credits…

Continue reading →

The Lumineers, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Stranger Things cast and more confirmed for Obama’s SXSL

President Barack Obama participates in an interview with Leonardo DiCaprio during a climate documentary taping on the South Lawn of the White House, Feb. 22, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

The White House will be taking a page out of SXSW‘s playbook next month when the Obamas host SXSL: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art, and Action (South By South Lawn), a day long event that will tie in live performances, interactive exhibitions, the White House Student Film Festival and more. It’s the first time an event of its…

Continue reading →