Vernon Locals Concerned About Safety At Woodstock 50
The 50th anniversary of 1969’s legendary Woodstock festival is a little over a month away, but a venue has still not been secured. Last month, organizers lost their original venue in Watkins Glen after failing to make a final payment.The Poughkeepsie Journal reported that the festival applied for a... Read more
Garth Brooks To Play 7-Date Dive Bar Tour This Summer
Garth Brooks has a surprise in store for fans: this summer, he’ll head out on a brief dive bar tour in support of his new song with Blake Shelton. The country star announced the news on Facebook on Sunday, noting that the tour will kick-off on July 15 in Chicago.... Read more
Slayer Reveals Final Dates On U.S. Leg of Farewell Tour
The metalheads of Slayer have been teasing the final leg of their farewell tour for weeks, and now, dates for the epic homestretch run are here. Earlier this month, the group tweeted a video of a man digging dirt with a shovel and staking a cross into the ground,... Read more
Roxodus Festival Abruptly Cancelled, Eventbrite Will Issue Refunds
Roxodus, a rock festival slated to take place in Ontario this week, was abruptly called off over the weekend due to months of bad weather. The inagural event was set to take place from July 11 to 14 at Edenvale Airport. However, over the weekend, promoters MF Live said... Read more
Human Rights Activists Urge Nicki Minaj to Cancel Show in Saudi Arabia
Nicki Minaj is slated to perform at a large music festival in Saudi Arabia later this month, sparking concern among human rights activists over the conservative nature and actions of the country. She will appear at the Jeddah World Fest on July 18, which has been described as the... Read more
Afrofuture Fest Causes Disrupt For Charging Ticket Prices Based On Race
Should race matter when buying tickets? Most people would be quick to say “absolutely not.” Yet, organizers of a music festival in a dominate-Black community in Detroit argue that it does. Afrofuture Fest, a small music festival slated to take place later this summer, made headlines after charging ticket... Read more
Welcome To Rockville Festival To Move To Daytona In 2020
Jacksonville, Florida’s annual three-day music festival, Welcome To Rockville, will relocate to the Daytona International Speedway next year while construction takes over the original festival complex. Organizers announced the move over the weekend, noting that the 2020 festival, set to take place from May 8 to 10, will be... Read more
Neil Young Will No Longer Perform at Iowa Concert
A non-profit organization in Iowa was promoting a show featuring Neil Young as the headlining performer, but after people started to take a closer look at the event, Young was removed from the lineup. The Artisan’s Sanctuary, a non-profit in Marion, was promoting the “Woodstock Revisited” concert in honor... Read more
Smash Mouth To Hold Free Concert In Upstate New York
Hey now: Smash Mouth are headed to White Plains, New York later this month following the 20th anniversary of their hit record Astro Lounge. The gig will take place on a 40-foot stage built on Mamaroneck Avenue between Main Street and Martine Avenue as a part of the city’s... Read more
311 Show in Glen Falls Cancelled Due To ‘Production Issues’
The raggae-rock band 311 was slated to perform in Glens Falls, New York later this month, but due to “unforeseen production issues,” the show has been cancelled. The concert was set to take place on July 16 at Cool Insuring Arena. Organizers noted that ticketholders who purchased tickets with... Read more