Festivals in Brief: Outside Lands, Bumbershoot, Pukkelpop


    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 Outside Lands, Bumbershoot, Essence, Pukkelpop, North Coast Music Festival, DeLuna Fest, Decibel Festival, Saturday in the Park, Afro-Punk Festival, and more. Below, you can find all the pertinent information.

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    When/Where: August 27-28 at Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, NY

    Who’s Playing: Cee-Lo, Janelle Monae, Toro Y Moi, Santogold, Res, Rocky Business, and Reggie Watts

    Tickets: TBA


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

    What’s New: Dam-Funk, Little Dragon, Vetiver, Fitz and the Tantrums, Phantogram, The Reverend Horton Heat, and Grant Lee Buffalo

    Who Else is Playing: Hall & Oates, Wiz Khalifa, Broken Social Scene, Ray LaMontagne, Mavis Staples, Leon Russell, The Kills, Warpaint, STRFKR, The Lonely Forest, Toro Y Moi, Urge Overkill, and  Minus the Bear, with many more acts still to be announced. One act is being revealed each day during the month of May.


    Tickets: $29 single-day tickets and $75 three-day tickets are available via the festival’s website.

    Decibel Festival

    When/Where: September 28th – October 2nd in Seattle, WA

    Who’s Playing: Holy Fuck, Hanseen, Green Velvet, Opiuo, Star Slinger, Ulrich Schnauss, Mountains, Jon McMillion, and Motor City Drum Ensemble

    Tickets: 130.00 GA passes are available via the festival’s website.


    When/Where: October 13-16 in Pensacola Beach, FL

    What’s New: Toubab Krewe and The Limousines

    Who Else is Playing: The New Pornographers, Betty LaVette, Cut Copy, Matt & Kim, Mute Math, Manchester Orchestra, Ra Ra Riot, The Airborne Toxic Event, AWOLNATION, The Constellations, and wallpaper.


    Tickets: $99.95 Early Bird three-day passes are available via the festival’s website.


    When/Where: August 26-27 at Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels, TX

    Who’s Playing: Toadies, UME, Whiskey Folk Ramblers, The Sword, Quiet Company, The King Bucks, Tornahdo, and The Black Angels

    Tickets: $32.33 Friday ticket, $27.71 Saturday GA ticket, and $36.95 preferred tickets are available via the festival’s website.



    When/Where: July 1-3 at Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, LA

    What’s New: Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Naughty By Nature, Doug E. Fresh, Chaka Khan, and Morris Day and the Time

    Who Else is Playing: Kanye West, Jill Scott, Mary J. Blige, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Boyz II Men, Macy Gray, Trey Songz, New Edition, M.C. Lyte, Miguel, and more

    Tickets: Multiple ticket packages are available via the festival’s website.



    When/Where: September 2-4 at Union Park in Chicago, IL

    What’s New: Van Ghost, Wolfgang Gartner, Rubblebucket, California Wives, Midnight Conspiracy, Team Bayside High Gemini Club, Loyal Divide, BBU, Zebo, The Coop, and more

    Who Else is Playing: David Guetta, Fatboy Slim, Thievery Corporation, Bassnectar, Common, of Montreal, Wiz Khalifa, Gogol Bordello, Major Lazer, Lotus, Little Dragon, and Neon Indian

    Tickets: $95 three-day festival passes are available via the festival’s website.



    When/Where: August 12-14 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA

    What’s New: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Ellie Goulding, tUnE-yArDs, Christina Perri, and Bob Schneider.

    Who Else is Playing: Arcade Fire, Muse, Phish, The Black Keys, Deadmau5, The Shins, MGMT, Girl Talk, The Decemberists, John Fogerty, Erykah Badu, The Original Meters, The Roots, Beirut, STS9, Arctic Monkeys, Big Boi, Big Audio Dynamite, and more

    Tickets: $199.50 three-day passes and $450 VIP passes are available via the festival’s website



    When/Where: August 18-20 in Kiewit, Belgium

    Who’s Playing: Foo Fighters, Eminem, The Offspring, 30 Seconds to Mars, Rise Against, dEUS, The Ting Tings, Deftones, The Streets, James Blake, Crystal Castles, The Raveonettes, Duck Sauce, The Kills, Battles, Wiz Khalifa, Lykke Li, Blonde Redhead, Warpaint, Gomez, New Found Glory, Skunk Anansie, Paul Kalkbrenner, No Use For A Name Good Charlotte, Panic! At The Disco, and more

    Tickets: €79 Friday and Saturday tickets are available via the festival’s website. Three-day and Thursday tickets are sold out.


    When/Where: July 2nd at Grandview Park in Sioux Park, IA

    Who’s Playing: Ben Harper, Cee-Lo Green, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, and Los Lonely Boys

    Tickets: FREE!


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