Festivals in Brief: Bumbershoot, Osheaga, DeLuna Fest


    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, especially on a day like today. So, this is where our “Festivals in Brief” feature comes in.

    Today brings a whole slew of lineup news, including the Bumbershoot, Osheaga, DeLuna, Pygmalion, Soundwave Revolution, Bruise Cruise, Red Sky, HFStival, and Low Cost music festivals. Below, you can find all the pertinent information.

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    When/Where: February 10-13, 2012, leaves from Miami, FL and makes a stop in Nassau, Bahamas

    Who’s Playing: King Khan & The Shrines, The Soft Pack, The Dirtbombs, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Thee Oh Sees, Neil Hamburger, and Jonathan Toubin

    Tickets: Prices vary per cabin. Click here for more information.


    When/Where: September 3-5 at the Seattle Center in Seattle, WA

    Who’s Playing: Wiz Khalifa, Hall and Oates, Ray LaMontagne, Broken Social Scene, Mavis Staples, The Kills, Fitz and the Tantrums, Minus the Bear, and The Lonely Forest, with many more acts still to be announced. One act is being revealed each day during the month of May.

    Tickets: $29 single-day tickets and $75 three-day tickets are available via the festival’s website.



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

    Who’s Playing: The New Pornographers, Cut Copy, Matt & Kim, Mute Math Manchester Orchestra,and Wallpaper, with many more acts still to be announced.

    Tickets: $99.95 Early Bird three-day passes are available via the festival’s website.

    HFSTIVAL 2011

    When/Where: September 17th at Merriweather Post Pavillion in Columbia, MD

    Who’s Playing: The Avett Brothers, Flogging Molly, Dr. Dog, Clutch, Minus the Bear, Gin Blossoms, Lloyd Dobler Effect, Pasadena, and Middle Distance Runner


    Tickets: $35 lawn seats and $50 reserved seats are available via the festival’s website.


    When/Where: July 21-23 at Ciudad Deportiva Guillermo Amor in Benidorm, Spain

    Who’s Playing: Crystal Castles, Cut Copy, Klaxons, OK Go, Shout Out Louds, Steve Aoki, The Phantoms, Lori Meyers, The Bright, Dorian, The Excitement, and Cat People

    Tickets: €60 general admission tickets, €80 general admission + camping tickets available at the festival’s website



    When/Where: July 27-31 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec

    What’s New: Lupe Fiasco, Ellie Goulding, Frightened Rabbit, Glass Candy, Timber Timbre, and Egyptrixx

    Who Else is Playing: Eminem, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Death Cab For Cutie, Kid Cudi, Death From Above 1979, Cypress Hill, Janelle Monae, Broken Social Scene, Bright Eyes, and Bassnectar

    Tickets: $217.50 CA three-day passes, $133.50 CA two-day passes, and single-day ticketing options are available via the festival’s website.



    When/Where: September 21-24 in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

    What’s New: Cut Copy, Washed Out, and The Dodos

    Who Else is Playing: Explosions in the Sky, Braid, Toro y Moi, Deerhoof, Japandroids, Xiu Xiu, The Hood Internet, STRFKR, Asobi Seksu, and Owen

    Tickets: $65.00 passes are available via Krannert Center Online.


    When/Where: July 18-23 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, NE

    Who’s Playing: Journey, 311, Sublime with Rome, George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic, Jason Aldean, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Buddy Guy, Better Than Ezra, and Night Ranger, with many more acts still to be announced.

    Tickets: $15 single-day passes, $30 three-day passes, and $60 six-day passes available via the festival’s website. Main stage ticketing options also available (Jason Aldean tickets on sale May 13th at 10am, and Journey tickets on sale May 14th and 10 am).

    Soundwave Revolution


    When/Where: September 24 – October 3 in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth, Australia

    Who’s Playing: Van Halen, Hole, Alice Cooper, Bad Religion, Machine Head, Danzig, Alter Bridge, Panic! at the Disco, Versa Emerge, Sisters of Mercy, The Used, Sum 41, Dashboard Confessional, and The Pretty Reckless

    Tickets: General public tickets will go on sale Thursday, June 2nd at 9am AEST via the festival’s website.

    X-FEST 2011


    When/Where: August 20th in Calgary, Alberta

    Who’s Playing: Jane’s Addiction, Social Distortion, Weezer, The Rural Alberta Advantage, House of Pain, and Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

    Tickets: $79.29 GA and $129.29 VIP passes are on sale this Friday, May 13th at 10am via Prime Box Office.


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