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VEGOOSE!

I just recieved this mailing list update about 2 minutes ago from Vegoose. Turns out the initial artist announcements will be made on August 2nd. This seems late, last year most were announced during June/July it seems. Speculation abounds, but so far only Galactic is confirmed for the festival. I’m guessing to see the likes [...]

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While I Was Away – Rolling Stones, Pepper, 311, The Wailers

The Rolling Stones announce another leg of their A Bigger Bang tour. “Tour promoter Michael Cohl says ticket prices will be about 10-15% less on the upcoming leg, with an additional $20 discount for students. As-yet-unannounced “young, contemporary opening acts” are promised, according to the band.” I think I might be checking out the Soldier [...]

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10,000 Lakes: Thursday

1300 miles, 5 days, and 4 tanks of gas later, we’re back. The sun was in full force this weekend, the glowsticks were flying, and the crowd vibes were the best of any festival I’ve seen yet. The entire weekend culminated into a full 4 hour G.R.A.B. set as many expected, including a nearly 30 [...]

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Sound Tribe Sector 9 Hits Urbana

Just got the email in this evening, Sound Tribe Sector 9 is set to play The Canopy Club here in Urbana on September 13th. Tickets go on sale on July 22nd at 10am, you can be sure I’ll be getting mine early. Check out their other tour dates as well as their website.

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FatFest 2006 Next Weekend

Just got wind of a good lookin’ smaller festival set for Minnesota City, Minnesota, the weekend after the 4th of July (July 6th-8th).  Some of BurningOak’s favorite friends and artists will be hitting up the festival, including Family Groove Company, Fat Maw Rooney, Cornmeal, Groovatron, Stealin’ Strings, and 56 Hope Road, among many others.  Check [...]

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8 Ways GQ Wins My Heart

I was reading my freshly-delivered issue of the June GQ this afternoon when I stumbled across a wonderful little blurb on page 98. It was titled “8 Ways Bonnaroo Is Better Than Coachella,” and I love it. Here it is… “8 Ways Bonnaroo Is Better Than Coachella: How did Nashville’s Bonnaroo festival become the best [...]

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Summer Camp Late Nights Announced

From SummerCampFestival.com: Thursday Pre Party free Late Night Groovatron Pnuma Trio Friday Late Night The Disco Biscuits Zilla Saturday Late Night Brothers Past Tea Leaf Green Sunday Late Night Split Squad 1 Featuring: Joel, Chuck, Jake, Andy, Vinnie, & Ryan (Members of Umphrey’s McGee and moe. split in two) Split Squad 2 Featuring: Al, Brendan, [...]

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Summer Camp Update

Just to let everyone know, the Summer Camp Artist Series is going strong and I’ve been getting tons of great feedback from bands and readers alike, so keep the comments coming and make sure to tell your friends and family to come here and hear some great new bands they might not know about. The [...]

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Summer Camp Festival Artist Additions!

Summer Camp 2006 has announced some more acts for the weekend. March 20th artist additions include: Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon Steepwater Band Apollo Sunshine I won’t lie and say I’m familiar with Steepwater or Apollo, but you can sure bet we’ll have them featured on the site soon. Check out all of our Summer [...]

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Lollapalooza & Wakarusa Updates

First off, this could be the best lineup of any summer festival yet. Perhaps even Summer Camp, which I cannot wait for. Here’s the full lineup as it is presented on Lollapalooza.com, with the ones I cannot wait for in Bold: Red Hot Chili Peppers Kanye West Manu Chao Wilco Death Cab For Cutie The [...]

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