Festivals in Brief: Bumbershoot, Reading & Leeds, KROQ Weenie Roast


Consequence of Sound‘s Festival Outlook is an online database featuring the latest news, rumors, and ticket information for the world’s many music festivals. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to keep up with everything, especially on a day like today. So, this is where our “Festivals in Brief” feature comes in.

Today brings a whole slew of lineup news, including The Big Chill, Audiotistic, Rock on the Range Canada, Festival for Humanity, KROQ Weenie Roast, Make Music Pasadena, Reeding & Leeds and more. Below, you can find all the pertinent information.

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When/Where: July 30th at Nos Events Center in San Bernardino, CA

Who’s Playing: Crystal Castles, Diplo, Zoo Brazil, Benga, Super 8 & Tab, Menno De Jong, and Flux Pavillion & Doctor P, with more to be announced

Tickets: TBA


Where/When: August 4-7 at Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire, England

What’s New: Empire Of The Sun, King Midas Sound, and Jay Electronica

Who Else is Playing: Kanye West, The Chemical Brothers, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Robert Plant and the Band of Joy, Janelle Monae, and Warpaint

Tickets: £172 weekend camping passes and £82 day passes are available via Ticketline.


When/Where: September 3-5 at Seattle Center in Seattle, WA

Who’s Playing: Hall and Oates, Wiz Khalifa, and Minus the Bear. One band is being revealed each day during month of May.

Tickets: $75 Weekend Passes and $29 Any Day Tickets are available via festival’s website.


When/Where: May 27-30 at Mountain Creek Resort in Vernon, NJ

Who’s Playing: The New Pornographers, Third Eye Blind, The Misfits, Good Charlotte, Soul Asylum, Sister Hazel, John Popper and the Duskray Troubadours, Subcomittee, Cooli Ranx, and CC Coletti

Tickets: Three-day packages start at $120 via the festival’s website. Other ticketing options also available, including single-day.


When/Where: June 4th at The Verizon Wireless Ampitheater in Irvine, CA

Who’s Playing: The Strokes, Cage The Elephant, Bad Religion, Rise Against, Neon Trees, Lykke Li, The Airborne Toxic Event, Foster the People, Young Giant, A Day To Remember, and Face to Face.

Tickets: Tickets range from $45-$75 and go on sale Thursday, May 5th at 12pm PT via the festival’s website.


Where/When: June 18th on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, CA

Who’s Playing: Best Coast, Ra Ra Riot, The Morning Benders, Zola Jesus, Kisses, Hello Seahorse!, Ben L’Oncle Soul, and The B Side Players

Tickets: Free!


Where/When: August 26-28 in Reading & Leeds, England

What’s New: Descendents, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Off!, Hot Water Music, Flogging Molly, Face To Face, and The King Blues

Who Else is Playing: Pulp, Muse, Jane’s Addiction, My Chemical Romance, The Strokes, The National, Beady Eye, 30 Seconds To Mars, The Offspring, Deftones, Elbow, Interpol, and Rise Against

Tickets: Weekend tickets from £192.50 are available via festival’s website.


Where/When: August 20th at Canad Inns Stadium in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Who’s Playing: Alice in Chains, Anberlin, Sum 41, Evanescence, Hinder, The Reason, Volbeat, The Sheepdogs, Crash Kings, Art of Dying, Drive A, Five Finger Death Punch, and Duff McKagan’s Loaded

Tickets: CA $93.50 via Ticketmaster.


When/Where: July 8-10 at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire, England

What’s New: Sonic Boom Six, Rival Sons, The Defiled, Turbowolf, Innerpartysystem, Anberlin, Black Spiders, Hammer of the Gods, and Blood Red Shoes

Who Else is Playing: Metallica, Biffy Clyro, Slayer, Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, Weezer, Megadeth, Anthrax, You Me At Six, Motorhead, Mastadon, and Bad Religion

Tickets: £190 four-day tickets are available via festival’s website.


When/Where: June 29-July 10 at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, WI

What’s New: The Flaming Lips, Ben Harper, Wiz Khalifa, Dropkick Murphys, Stephen Marley, and Old 97’s

Who Else is Playing: Kanye West, The Black Keys, Buddy Guy, Hall and Oates, Meat Loaf, Katy Perry, Matisyahu, Florence & the Machine, Peter Gabriel, O.A.R., Peter Frampton, Sheryl Crow, Styx, Sugarland, and Goo Goo Dolls, and 311

Tickets: GA passes and Marcus Amphitheater headlining tickets are available via Ticketmaster.