Festival Outlook updates: Paid Dues, Wakarusa, Austin Psych 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. So, this is where our weekly recap feature comes in.

    This week brings lineup announcements for Paid Dues, Wakarusa, Austin Psych Fest, Savannah Stopover, Treefort, Cypress Hill Smokeout, The Bamboozle, and Optimus Alive! Check out all the details below.

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    Austin Psych Fest:


    When/Where: April 27-29th in Austin, Texas

    Who’s Playing: Black Lips, The Black Angels, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Olivia Tremor Control, Dead Meadow, Moon Duo, Bombino, Pink Mountaintops, Disappears, Peaking Lights, Woods, Wooden Shjips, Prince Rama, Psychic Ills, Sun Araw, Quilt, Pure X, Indian Jewelry, and more

    Tickets: Weekend passes are on sale Saturday, January 21st via the festival’s website.

    The Bamboozle:

    When/Where: May 18-20th in Asbury Park, New Jersey

    Who’s New: ASAP Rocky, Jimmy Eat World, Bouncing Souls, Hot Water Music, Action Bronson, Kreayshawn, The Dear Hunter, The Promise Ring, V-Nasty, Emmure, Alesana, Andrew Dice Clay, and more


    Who Else Is Playing: Foo Fighters, Bon Jovi, Blink-182, Incubus, Mac Miller, and Skrillex

    Tickets: 3-Day passes are now available via LiveNation.

    Cypress Hill Smokeout:

    When/Where: March 3rd in San Bernardino, California

    Who’s New: Thievery Corporation, Low End Theory, Curren$y, Rusko, Daedelus, and DJ Muggs

    Who Else Is Playing: Wiz Khalifa, Sublime with Rome, Cypress Hill, Korn, Cafe Tacuba, and more

    Tickets: GA and VIP passes are now on sale via Ticketfly.

    Optimus Alive! Festival:

    When/Where: July 13-15th in Porto, Portugal

    Who’s New: The Cure

    Who Else Is Playing: Radiohead, The Stone Roses, Florence and the Machine, Caribou, Snow Patrol, Mazzy Star, and Metronomy

    Tickets: GA and single-day passes are now available via Seetickets.

    Paid Dues:

    When/Where: April 7th in San Bernardino, California

    Who’s New: Kendrick Lamar, Dipset, Living Legends, DJ Quik, Hieroglyphics, Psycho Realm, and Dilated People

    Who Else Is Playing: Wu-Tang Clan, Odd Future

    Tickets: GA and VIP passes are now available via Ticketfly.

    Savannah Stopover:

    When/Where: March 7-9th in Savannah, Georgia

    Who’s Playing: The War on Drugs, Grimes, The Men, The Love Language, Caveman, Prince Rama, Jukebox the Ghost, Oberhofer, Born Gold, Royal Baths, Zambri, Turbo Fruits, Eternal Summers, Deleted Scenes, Dinosaur Feathers, Quilt, Savoir Adore, and more


    Tickets: Four-day, VIP, and single-day tickets are now on sale via Showclix.

    Treefort Music Festival:

    When/Where: March 22-25th in Boise, Idaho

    Who’s New: Sun Araw, Matthewdavid, Loch Lomond, Sepalcure, and Dinosaur Feathers

    Who Else Is Playing: of Montreal, Built to Spill, Why?, The Cave Singers, Blitzen Trapper, Pictureplane, Delicate Steve, Typhoon, and more

    Tickets: GA and VIP passes are now available via the festival’s website.

    Wakarusa Music Festival:


    When/Where: May 31st – June 3rd in Ozark, Arkansas

    Who’s New: The Avett Brothers, Slightly Stoopid, Ghostland Observatory, Tinariwen, Matisyahu, Kids These Days, and more

    Who Else Is Playing: Primus, Weir, Robinson & Acoustic Trio, Girl Talk, Umphrey’s McGee, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Gary Clark, Jr., Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, and more

    Tickets: Event and VIP passes are now available via the festival’s website.

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