Festivals in Brief: Treasure Island, Primavera Club, Farm Aid


As most of you know, 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 Electric Zoo, Farm Aid, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, Primavera Club, and Treasure Island Music Festival. Below, you can find all the pertinent information.

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When/Where: September 2-4, 2011 in New York, New York (Randall’s Island Park)

What’s New: Alesso, Felix Cartal, Gramatik, Guti, Serge Devant, and The M Machine

Who Else is Playing: Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, ATB, Benny Benassi, Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77, Boys Noize, Chromeo, Crookers, Dirty South, Fake Blood, Gui Boratto, Infected Mushroom, MSTRKRFT, and Rusko

Tickets: $249 (3-Day) and $294 (3-Day w/Ferry) are available via the festival’s website.


When/Where: August 13, 2011 in Kansas City, Kansas (Livestrong Sporting Park)

What’s New: Billy Joe Shaver, Jakob Dylan and Three Legs, Jamey Johnson, Jason Mraz, John Trudell, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Rebecca Pidgeon, Robert Francis, and Will Dailey & The Rivals

Who Else is Playing: Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, and Willie Nelson

Tickets: Tickets range from $29-149 and are sold on Ticketmaster.


When/Where: September 30-October 2, 2011 in San Francisco, California (Golden Gate Park)

Who’s Playing: Chris Isaak, Earl Scruggs, Elbow, Frank Fairfield, Irma Thomas, Old Crow Medicine Show, Patty Griffin, The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Flatlanders, and The Mekons

Tickets: FREE! Find out more information on their website.


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

What’s New: Set times have been announced

Who’s Playing: A Perfect Circle, Arctic Monkeys, Bassnectar, The Black Keys, Cage the Elephant, Ellie Goulding, Eminem, The Flaming Lips, Girl Talk, Kid Cudi, Muse, Primus, and Ween

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


When/Where: October 28-29, 2011 in Paris, France (Grande Halle de la Villete)

What’s New: Aphex Twin, Iceage, Mondkopf, Stornoway, and Washed Out

Who Else is Playing: Bon Iver, Cut Copy, Jens Lekman, Kathleen Edwards, Pantha Du Prince, and Wild Beasts

Tickets: Tickets are €79,90 and can be purchased here.


When/Where: November 23-27, 2011 in Madrid and Barcelona, Spain

Who’s Playing: Barn Owl, Braids, Com Truise, Factory Floor, Fleet Foxes, Handsome Furs, High Places, JEFF the Brotherhood, John Maus, Puro Instinct, Shabazz Palaces, The Olivia Tremor Control, and Uusi Fantasia, with more acts still to be announced

Tickets: Tickets vary from €28-€135 and can be purchased here.


When/Where: October 15-16, 2011 in San Francisco, California (Treasure Island)

What’s New: Death Cab for Cutie, Friendly Fires, The Naked and Famous, and Geographer

Who Else is Expected: Chromeo, St. Vincent, Thee Oh Sees, and Warpaint. Full lineup will be announced July 25, 2011.

Tickets: TBA. You can find out more about the festival here.