Festivals in Brief: Voodoo Experience, Fun Fun Fun Fest, ATP UK


    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 ATP UK Curated by Jeff Magnum, ATP’s Nightmare Before Christmas, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, moe. down, and Voodoo Experience. Below, you can find all the pertinent information.

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    When/Where: December 2-4, 2011 in Minehead, England (Butlins Holiday Centre)

    What’s New: Joanna Newsom, The Mountain Goats, Thurstoon Moore, Sebadoh, and Sun Ra Arkestra

    Who Else is Playing: Jeff Mangum, Fleet Foxes, Yann Tiersen, Boredoms, Half Japanese, Lost in the Trees, Micachu and the Shapes, A Hawk and a Hacksaw, and Tinariwen

    Tickets: Tickets are £170.00 per person (Room Only) and £180.00 per person (Self-Catering), and are available on the festival’s website.


    When/Where: December 9-11, 2011 in Minehead, England (Butlins Holiday Centre)

    What’s New: Cults, Simian Mobile Disco DJs, Hot Snakes, Matias Aguayo, Pharaoh Sanders, Sun Ra Arkestra, The Field, and Violent Soho


    Who Else is Playing: Flying Lotus, Four Tet, Holy Fuck, Caribou, Battles, Omar Souleyman, Junior Boys, Toro Y Moi, Archers of Loaf, The Dodos, Wild Flag, and No Age

    Tickets: Tickets are £170.00 per person (Room Only) and £180.00 per person (Self-Catering), and are available on the festival’s website.

    Fun Fun Fun Fest

    When/Where: November 5-6 in Austin, Texas (Auditorium Shores)

    Who’s Expected: Lykke Li, Hum, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, The Boxer Rebellion, and Asobi Seksu


    Who’s Playing: Okkervil River, M83, Odd Future, Flying Lotus, Kid Dynamite, X, Ra Ra Riot, Reggie Watts, and Heartless Bastards

    Tickets: $135 GA and $270 P.I.P. passes are available beginning August 1st via the festival’s website.


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

    What’s New: Robert Plant and the Band of Joy, Abigail Washburn, Dr. John, Gillian Welch with Dave Rawlings, Bob Mould, Gomez, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band, Robert Earl Keen, Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses, Cass McCombs, Fitz and the Tantrums, Dark Star Orchestra, and The Jayhawks


    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: September 2-4, 2011 in Mohawk, New York

    Who’s Playing: moe., TV on the Radio, Ween, Ozomatli, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Slightly Stoopid, Dangermuffin, Empire Sound, Gary Clark Jr., Railroad Earth, Rubblebucket, The Levon Helm Band with Bob Weir, The New Mastersounds, and The Ragbirds

    Tickets: $130 passes are available via the festival’s website.


    When/Where: October 28-30, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana

    What’s New: The Raconteurs, TV on the Radio, and Peelander-Z

    Who Else is Playing: Snoop Dogg, Social Distortion, Blink-182, My Chemical Romance, Girl Talk, Odd Future, A-Trak, Cheap Trick, Portugal. The Man, Soundgarden, The Bloody Beetroots, X, and Kreayshawn


    Tickets: $150 3-Day and $450 VIP passeses are available via the festival’s website.


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