Festivals in Brief: Lollapalooza, Via Pittsburgh, Way Out West

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    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. So, this is where our “Festivals in Brief” feature comes in.

    This week brings a whole slew of lineup news, including Lollapalooza, Via Pittsburgh, Way Out West, Voodoo, SoundLand, Popped!, Kanrocksas, DeLuna, and Pitchfork Paris. Below, you can find all the pertinent information.

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    DELUNA FEST 2011


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

    What’s New: Cake, The Shins, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and Rehab

    Who Else is Playing: Jane’s Addiction, Weezer, Matt & Kim, Big Boi, The New Pornographers, Cut Copy, Cold War Kids, Ghostland Observatory, Ladytron, and Manchester Orchestra

    Tickets: $149.95 advance tickets are now available here.


    When/Where: August 5-6 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS

    What’s New: Kaskade, Rival Sons, 12th Planet, UME, Treasure Fingers, Doomtree, and Gardens & Villa

    Who Else is Playing: Eminem, Muse, The Black Keys, Kid Cudi, The Flaming Lips, Cage the Elephant, OK Go, Ellie Goulding, Flogging Molly, STS9 and Ween


    Tickets: $179 two-day GA tickets and $99 single-day GA tickets available via the festival’s website.


    When/Where: August 5-7 at Grant Park in Chicago, IL

    What’s New: The Cool Kids (replacing Jay Electronica), Little Hurricane

    Who Else is Playing: Eminem, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Muse, My Morning Jacket, Deadmau5, Bright Eyes, Arctic Monkeys, Big Audio Dynamite, Deftones, and Beirut

    Tickets: Three-day passes are sold-out, but $90 one-day tickets remain on sale via the festival’s website.



    When/Where: October 28-29 at Grande Halle De La Villette in Paris, France

    Who’s Playing: Bon Iver, Cut Copy, Jens Lekman, Wild Beasts, Kathleen Edwards, and Pantha Du Prince, with more acts to be announced

    Tickets: € 79.90 two-day GA passes are now available here.


    When/Where: September 23-24 at FDR Park in Philadelphia, PA

    What’s New: Yuck, Tennis, ?uestlove (DJ set)

    Who Else is Playing: The Shins, Panda Bear, Girl Talk, Cults, The Hold Steady, Cage the Elephant, Pretty Lights, and The Pains of Being Pure At Heart

    Tickets: $59.50 single day tickets, $110 GA two-day pass, and $200 VIP two-day passes are now available via the festival’s website.



    When/Where: September 22-25 in Victoria, British Columbia

    What’s New: Gomez, Cold War Kids, Sage Francis, Jets Overhead, Mother Mother, Elliot Lipp, KO, Lyrics Born, Nosaj Thing, and Hollerado

    Who Else is Playing: Broken Social Scene, De La Soul, City and Colour, J. Mascis, Ra Ra Riot, Blackalicious, Suuns, The Cave Singers, The Besnard Lakes, and Braids

    Tickets: Multiple ticketing options are now on sale via the festival’s website.


    When/Where: September 21-24 in Nashville, TN

    Who’s Playing: M. Ward, Ghostland Observatory, Justin Townes Earle, Dawes, JEFF the Brotherhood, and Jessica Lea Mayfield, with more acts to be announced


    Tickets: $55 GA tickets are now onsale via eTix.


    When/Where: October 6-8 in Pittsburgh, PA

    Who’s Playing: Battles, Four Tet, Zombi, Toy Sellectah, Dam-Funk, Austra, Danny Brown, Blondes, and Light Asylum

    Tickets: TBA


    Where/When: October 28-30 in New Orleans, LA

    What’s New: Snoop Dogg, The Wombats, and Lost Bayou Ramblers with Gordon Gano

    Who Else is Playing: Soundgarden, Blink-182, Social Distortion, My Chemical Romance, Dr. John, A-Trak, Girl Talk, Portugal. The Man, Ray Davies, Cheap Trick, and Mates of State

    Tickets: $150 three-day weekend pass, $450 LOA Lounge VIP, and $500 LOA Lounge VIP + Parking are now available here.

    Way Out West Festival


    When/Where: August 11-13 at Slottsskogen in Gothenburg, Sweden

    Who’s Playing: Prince, Kanye West, Pulp, Robyn, Fleet Foxes, Tiësto, Santigold, Janelle Monáe, The Avett Brothers, Explosions in the Sky, Fucked Up, Destroyer, and The Hives

    Tickets: 1395 SEK GA passes are now available here.


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