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this song lasts forever NEWS - 1.15.09

by Unknown // Friday, January 15, 2010 // News, Upfront // 0 Comments


Wakarusa announced its initial artist lineup for the fest, to be held June 3 – 6 at Mulberry Mountain in Arkansas.  Artists include STS9, The Disco Biscuits, Slightly Stoopid, John Butler Trio, Blues Traveler and Zappa Plays Zappa among others.  Early bird tickets are available for $129. 

SXSW Music is continually adding to the list of bands that will be performing showcases at various venues in downtown Austin, TX during the March 17 – 21 fest.  Roxwel will be there in the thick of it all, bringing you coverage of the mass chaos!

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has announced its lineup with Pearl Jam, Simon & Garfunkel, Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, Lionel Richie, Anita Baker, The Neville Brothers, Allman Brothers Band, My Morning Jacket, Darius Rucker and Widespread Panic topping the bill.  Held April 23 – 25 and April 29 – May 2, single day tickets start at $40.

Phish frontman Trey Anastasio will be hitting the road in February with Classic TAB.  The tour begins February 8 in Charlottesville, VA and ends February 28 in Knoxville, TN.  For all tour dates, check out his website. 

After a killer 5-night NYE run at NYC’s Nokia Theatre, The Disco Biscuits have announced their 2010 Winter/Spring tour that includes 26 dates thus far, including dates at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Red Rocks, and Wakarusa.  For a full listing, check out their website. 

Phoenix has added a few North American tour dates before they head to Japan, Australia and Europe:

01/22/10 Fri Orpheum Theatre Vancouver, BC
01/23/10 Sat Showbox SoDo Seattle, WA
01/24/10 Sun The Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR
01/26/10 Tue The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
01/27/10 Wed Knitting Factory Reno, NV
01/28/10 Thu The Joint @ Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas, NV
02/01/10 Mon Marquee Theatre Tempe, AZ
02/03/10 Wed Estudio Cavaret Guadalajara, MX
02/04/10 Thu Escenica Monterrey, MX
02/05/10 Fri Jose Cuervo Salon Mexico City, MX

Summer Camp Music Festival has also announced its initial artist lineup.  The fest will be held May 28 – 30 in Chillicothe, IL.  moe., Umphrey’s McGee and Yonder Mountain String Band are among the performers.  Tickets start at $120. 

Be sure to check out Austin City Limits first ever hip-hop hour on Saturday, January 16 – K’naan and Mos Def will be performing.  Check your local listings for the time.