If the size and enthusiasm of the crowd at the first Summer Gras festival at Old Rock House was any indication, this will become a popular annual event. Billed as a "celebration of the music and food of New Orleans," Summer Gras lived up to its name with a variety of New Orleans-based and NOLA-inspired local bands split between the indoor venue and a large outdoor stage.
Hopping club to club mainly throughout Lower Manhattan, N.Y., save for a handful of shows in Brooklyn, is the only way to absorb the CMJ Music Marathon's seemingly endless array of music. And if not taken in stride, one might easily fade before the finish line.
While Mulberry Mountain could have technically been described as a disaster area, Wakarusa 2013 ended on a high note with incredible performances in an incredible atmosphere.
The 7th annual Grove Fest took place on Saturday, October 6 in the Grove neighborhood of St. Louis and featured an array of local music, interactive art, street performances and local food and drink. It was definitely not limited to that, however.
After a rainy Saturday the Big Muddy Blues Festival moved outside for Sunday, the festival's final day.
An uninvited guest, Hurricane Isaac, forced all of Saturday's music at the Big Muddy Blues Festival inside.
Are you ready to storm the castle? Thousands of people are gearing up for the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, KY -- taking place July 13th-15th -- and we want to send you and a friend!
Hat tip to A to Z, but the big summer festival in Forest Park is back with a swell lineup.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Jaill at the Studio at Webster Hall
Before starting their set, the singer warned the audience in advance that the band had just eaten falafel and so no one should stand too close to the stage. The set started a little rough, but Jaill had won the crowd over by the end as the energy and songs got better as the set drove along.