Two upcoming festivals should be on your radar — both have great line-ups.
NYC Popfest 2013 is happening May 30th to June 2nd in Manhattan and Brooklyn venues. The best show looks like Saturday June 1st at Spike Hill. It’s a free show headlined by The Ballet.
More info. at NYC Popfest.
ACL Music Festival 2013 is October 4th-6th and October 11th-13th in Austin, Texas. The line-up includes The Cure, Arctic Monkeys, Silversun Pickups, The Joy Formidable, Dawes, Haim, Smith Westerns, Noah & The Whale, Lissie, and Dana Falconberry.
Weekend 1 is sold out but click here for weekend 2 info.
Isle of Wright, the music festival on the English island, is happening June 13-16th 2013.
The line-up includes Ellie Goulding, Bon Jovi, Fun., Imperial Teen, and Blondie.
*All the info. you need for Isle of Wright 2013
Australian band The Jezabels are playing at Governors Ball later this month.
“Endless Summer” is my favorite Jezabels’ song:
Since New York’s CMJ music marathon 2o11 is coming up – October 18th to October 22nd — here are five of the bands not-to-miss in the extensive line-up.
1. Neon Indian
2. Dum Dum Girls
3. Handsome Furs
5. Kevin Devine
For the full line-up of bands, click here.
Here are a few bands scheduled to perform at this year’s Sunset Junction, on August 27-28 in Los Angeles:
Butch Walker, Cary Brothers, Hanson, Rooney, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, The Belle Brigade, Dum Dum Girls, Carina Round, and Olin and the Moon.
For more info, click here.
The line-up for the 2011 Make Music Pasadena program (free and all-ages) on Saturday, June 18, 2011 is here.
Not-t0-be-missed bands on the line-up include Best Coast, Ra Ra Riot, The Morning Benders, and Saint Motel, who have all been featured before on After The Show.
Coachella announced its line-up of bands today.
Not-to-miss bands include Brandon Flowers, Warpaint, The Swell Season, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, Empire of the Sun, Bright Eyes, Best Coast, Ellie Goulding, The Strokes and Jenny and Johnny.
To see a full list of bands performing at Coachella, click here.
Celebrate Brooklyn! is putting on free, outdoor concerts this summer in Prospect Park.
Norah Jones played the opening night show a few days ago, and some highlights of the line-up include The Swell Season (July 30), Sonic Youth (July 31), Holly Miranda (August 5), and Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings (August 7).