Festivals Outlook update: South by Southwest, 35 Denton, Download Festival


    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 Austin’s South by Southwest and 35 Denton festivals, Cypress Hill Smokeout, Denmark’s Roskilde Festival, and the UK’s Donwload Festival, Green Man Festival and Wireless Festival.

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    35 Denton:

    When/Where: March 8-11th in Denton, Texas

    Who’s New: Atlas Sound, Purling Hiss, Dinosaur Feathers, Races, Finn Riggins, and Chapter 24


    Who Else Is Playing: Built to Spill, Bun B, The Mountain Goats, The Raincoats, Danny Brown, Dum Dum Girls, Thee Oh Sees, Light Asylum, Oberhofer, OM, Class Actress, Bleached, Woodsman, Sleep Over, The Hood Internet, Cities Aviv, G-Side, Gardens & Villa, The Pass, and more

    Tickets: Festival wristbands are now on sale via the festival’s website.

    Cypress Hill Smokeout:

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

    Who’s New: Wolfgang Gartner, MSTRKRFT, Danny Brown, Mobb Deep, ScHoolBoy Q, and Fashawn

    Who Else Is Playing: Sublime with Rome, Cypress Hill, Thievery Corporation, Wiz Khalifa, Curren$y, Rusko, The Dirty Heads, Daedelus, and more

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

    Download Festival:

    When/Where: March 8-11th in Austin, Texas

    Who’s New: Slash, Rise Against, Megadeth, Kyuss Lives!, Black Label Society, Fiver Finger Death Punch, Billy Talent, and Steel Panther


    Who Else Is Playing: Metallica (performing The Black Album), Black Sabbath, Soundgarden, The Prodigy, Machine Head, Anthrax, Tenacious D, Chase and Status, Anthrax, Biffy Clyro, Lamb of God, and more

    Tickets: Weekend passes are now on sale via the festival’s website.

    Green Man Festival:

    When/Where: August 17-19th in Beacons, Wales

    Who’s Playing: Feist, The Walkmen, The Felice Brothers, Junior Boys, Cass McCombs, Peaking Lights, Jonathan Richman, Damien Jurado, The Wave Pictures, and more

    Tickets: Festival tickets are available via the festival’s website.

    Hultsfred Festival:

    When/Where: June 14-16th in Hultsfred, Sweden

    Who’s New: Mumford and Sons, Bear In Heaven, and Frank Turner

    Who Else Is Playing: The Cure, The Stone Roses, The xx, M83, Kasabian, Justice, Garbage, James Blake, Future Islands, Noah and the Whale, The Cardigans (performing Gran Turismo), and more


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

    Roskilde Festival:

    When/Where: July 5-8th in Roskilde, Denmark

    Who’s New: Refused, araabMUZIK, Cerebal Ballzy, Cold Specks, and Warbringer

    Who Else Is Playing: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, The Cure, Björk, Bon Iver, The Roots, Wiz Khalifa, tUnE-yArDs, Friendly Fires, and more

    Tickets: Weekend passes are now on sale via the festival’s website.

    South by Southwest:

    When/Where: March 13-18th in Austin, Texas

    Who’s New: The Shins, Best Coast, Kasabian, Miike Snow, Neon Indian, OFF!, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Big Star’s Third, Sharon Van Etten, Deerhoof, Japandroids, Matthew Dear, Nneka, Rachel Yamagata, Shearwater, Murs, Tennis, Diamond Rugs, Cancer Bats, Caveman, Fake Problems, Fanfarlo, Gary Clark Jr., Doldrums, Machinedrum, Princeton, Cities Aviv, Eternal Summers, and James Husband

    Who Else Is Playing: Built to Spill, The Magnetic Fields, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, of Montreal, The Ting Tings, Alabama Shakes, Little Boots, Danny Brown, The War on Drugs, Heartless Bastards, The Drums, Talib Kweli, Hot Water Music, Youth Lagoon, Oneothrix Point Never, Grimes, Crystal Antlers, Delta Spirit, Mr. Muthafuckin’ Exquire, Dragonette, The Men, Screaming Females, The Big Pink, Bleached, Daughter, Free Energy, Friends, Gross Magic, Purity Ring, and many many more.


    Tickets: Festival badges are now on sale via the festival’s website.

    Wireless Festival:

    When/Where: July 6th in London, England

    Who’s New: Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Professor Green, and Example

    Who Else Is Playing: Rihanna, J. Cole, Kaskade, Flux Pavilion, Calvin Harris, and more

    Tickets: Single day tickets are available via the festival’s website.