Festivals in Brief: Lollapalooza, Sasquatch!, Primavera Sound


    So, uh, we’re officially busy.

    Not only are we fully immersed in the alcohol fueled bender known as CMJ 2010 — which we helped kick off! — but the inaugural MoogFest is just a week away. By the way, did you know we’re having a party there too?

    And all that comes on top off a Festival Outlook section which is getting busier by the day. As of yesterday, four of country’s biggest festivals — Coachella, Sasquatch!, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza — have rumors, with more names sure to be added in the days to come.

    Sounds daunting, right? Well, good think we sum it all up in a weekly feature we like to call “Festivals in Brief.”


    — On Monday, we helped kick off CMJ 2010 with the 12th annual Conflict of Interest party. Here’s our review, as well as a video recap.

    — The Kentucky based HullabaLOU Festival is the latest multi-day extravaganza to say goodbye.

    — CoS is sponsoring the Official Moogfest Kickoff show on Thursday, October 28th. Be sure to RSVP!

    Lineup Additions:

    Lollapalooza: Jane’s Addition (rumored)

    Sasquatch!: 2011 dates, Twin Shadow (expected)

    Coachella: Titus Andronicus, Cut Copy, Zola Jesus (rumored)

    Moogfest: Added Younger Brother

    Primavera Sound (Spain): Initial lineup including The Fiery Furnaces and Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Broadcast, and more.

    HARD Turkey Soup: Official lineup including A-Trak, Yelawolf, Flying Lotus and Tiga

    Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival: Added Bonobo, Freekbass

    Groezrock (Belgium): Initial lineup including NOFX, Millencolin, Dashboard Confessional, and more.

    All Good Music Festival: 2011 dates

    Osheaga Festival: 2011 dates

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