Festivals in Brief: Roskilde, Ultra Music Festival, Big Day Out, MoogFest


    Scroll below, and you’ll see that most of this week’s news dealt with the remaining festivals of 2010. But you’ll also notice that Iron Maiden has been confirmed as one of the headliners for Roskilde Festival 2011. It might not matter much for those not planning to be in Denmark next summer, but it is our first of what will be a very busy winter.

    So, enjoy the remaining moments of consciousness while you can, because our Festival Outlook is about to get a nice workout. In the meantime, find all the latest festival news and updates in this week’s edition of Festivals in Brief.


    — Good news, Miami. The Ultra Music Festival is staying put… for now.

    — Watch Atoms for Peace take over Fuji Rock Festival.

    — Maybe you didn’t get past Glastonbury registration, but imagine you were in this crowd when the Arctic Monkeys headlined!

    — Consequence of Sound’s official Philadelphia F/M showcase featuring A Sunny Day in Glasgow goes down tomorrow night, September 23rd, at Johnny Brenda’s.

    Lineup Updates:

    CMJ Music Marathon: Phoenix, GZA, Neon Indian, and about 800 others.

    Big Day Out (AU): Expected: Blink 182, Grinderman

    Roskilde Festival (DK): Iron Maiden to headline, early bird ticket prices announced.

    Pop Montreal: Final lineup announced.

    Epicenter Festival: Final lineup, day-by-day schedule announced

    Culture Collide: Day-by-day schedule announced.

    Moogfest: Added Alex B, Javelin, Nosaj Thing, Shout Out Out Out Out, Volt Per Octaves

    Supersonic Festival (UK): Final lineup announced.

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