5 New Bands To See At ACL Fest

CHURCHES at Lollapalooza by Sarah Hess

Austin – One of the biggest names in music festivals is getting bigger this year, growing to a second weekend to accommodate a larger lineup, and, maybe more importantly, a larger crowd.  Austin City Limits presents a mix of pop music’s biggest new names and some welcome reunions (Outkast and The Replacements? My mind has

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5 New Bands at Lollapalooza – Sunday

Lollapalooza on Sunday

Chicago – Sunday festivalgoers at Lollapalooza can be divided into two camps. First you have 3-day pass holders. They are having a lazy Sunday, moving at a snail’s pace, mustering up every ounce of energy in them, to fit in as many new bands as possible, but settling for lounging in the grass listening to

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Festival Preview: Bonnaroo


What Bonnaroo does better than any other North American festival is purvey that communal atmosphere of Woodstock. As great as the festival’s atmosphere is, let’s talk about some of the bands we’re most excited to see. They’re not exactly a new band, in fact, they’re the complete antithesis of that, but we’d be remiss if

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Preview: Sasquatch 2012


When my friends and I wax sentimental, it’s become common—even expected—to hear at least one anecdote from a bygone Sasquatch weekend. Hosted at the Gorge Amphitheater in central Washington, the festival promises jaw-dropping musical talent and one of most visually stunning venues in all the land. This year suggests no different, with performances from musical

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Coachella Lineup Announced


The lineup for this years Coachella Festival is out and, as you would expect, it’s a great one. Headlined by The Black Keys, Radiohead, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog. The lineup includes also includes a lot of our favorites here at BestNewBands.com including: M83, Florence + the Machine, Neon Indian, Dawes, WU LYF, tUnE yArDs,

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