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Porta Potty Was Secret Entrance To Festival Rave
Perhaps you've been hesitant to use a porta potty at a music festival, but you could be missing out.

Bob Weir Leads LOCKN' Festival Lineup In Charlottesville
Organizers of the fifth annual LOCKN' festival and scheduled performers hope the event will help heal Charlottesville

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds On Inspiration For LoveLoud Festival
This weekend (Aug. 26), LoveLoud, a new music festival conceived by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds

Queens Of The Stone Age Rock New Song At Music Festival
A new live video of Queens Of The Stone Age performing their brand new track 'The Way You Used To Do'

Foo Fighters Hint At Surprise Music Festival Appearance
The Foo Fighters not only announced a one-off show at an intimate venue in Chicago this week

Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven Announce Campout Festival
Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven have announced the details for their upcoming 13th annual Campout music festival

The Eagles Lead New Third Classic Music Festival Lineup
The Eagles have announced that they will be headlining The Classic Northwest concert in Seattle, WA

A Day to Remember's Self Help Festival Expanded To More Cities
The fourth annual pop rock Self Help Festival will return this fall expanding to multiple cities

Gorillaz Full 2-Hour Demon Dayz Festival Set Streaming Online
Gorillaz has posted a professionally-shot set from their headline appearance at the inaugural Demon Dayz

Fleetwood Mac Tribute Glenn Frey At Classic West Festival
Fleetwood Mac headlined night two of The Classic West Festival at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on July 16

Blink-182 Star Says He Placed A Hex On Ill-Fated Music Festival
Blink-182's Matt Skiba recently revealed he used witchcraft to hex the disastrous Fyre Festival earlier this summer

Ozzy, Megadeth, KISS, Stone Sour Lead Festival Lineup
Here's a major metal and hard rock festival that's set to rock Chicago in less than two weeks

Blink-182 To Headline Music Midtown Festival
Blink-182 and Mumford & Sons lead the lineup for this year's Music Midtown Festival

The Dead Daisies To Rock With Full Orchestra At Music Festival
The Dead Daisies have revealed that they will be playing a special Concert For Freedom with The Gorzow Philharmonic Orchestra

Van Morrison Added To Willie Nelson's Outlaw Music Festival Show
Van Morrison has been added to one stop of Willie Nelson's Outlaw Music Festival

A Day To Remember Announces Self Help Festival Dates
A Day to Remember have announced 2017 and 2018 dates for their annual Self Help Festival.

Garth Brooks Does Surprises Performance At CMA Festival
CMA Music Festival-goers got a big surprise Thursday night, June 8.

Tool Frontman Has Good And Bad News For Fans At Festival
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan delivered quite a different message during the Governors Ball this weekend

Accept Announce New Album And Special Festival Performance
Accept have announced that they will releasing their new album, entitled 'The Rise Of Chaos', on August 4th

Eagles Recruit Big Star To Play With Them At Music Festivals
The Eagles will have even more star power when they hit the stage at the Classic West and East festivals this summer

W.A.S.P. Pull Out Of Summer Music Festivals
W.A.S.P. announced that they will no longer be able to appear at four European music festivals this summer

Chris Stapleton Postpones Shows And Cancels CMA Musical Festival
Chris Stapleton has postponed eight shows from his All-American Road Show Tour

Foo Fighters Keep Playing After Festival Cuts Their Power
The Foo Fighters continued to perform their show-closer, 'Everlong', at the Bottlerock Festival

Ozzy Osbourne With Zakk Wylde Leads Music Festival Lineup
Ozzy Osbourne fans will be able to witness the triumphant return of lead guitarist Zakk Wylde

Brand New, Death Cab For Cutie Lead High and Low Festival Lineup
Brand New, Death Cab For Cutie and Tegan and Sara will be leading the line up for the inaugural High and Low Festival

F.B.I. Reportedly Investigating Fyre Festival Fiasco
Fyre Festival captivated the Internet when the fancy music summit turned out to be a ramshackle tourist trap

Papa Roach Rock With High School Marching Band At Festival
Papa Roach released Crooked Teeth, their ninth studio album on Friday and performed the Rock on the Range festival this weekend

Rihanna Cannes Film Festival Photos Go Online
Rihanna knows how to wow a crowd. As stars hit the red carpet for day three of the Cannes Film Festival

Xscape Announce Special Music Festival Reunion
Xscape will reunite for their first full-length live show in over 15 years at the 2017 Essence Festival

Tool's Special Guests For Festival Like Event Revealed
Tool's upcoming special one-off festival like event at the Glen Helen Amphitheater just got some more star power

Fates Warning Reuniting With Original Member For Festival Performance
Fates Warning have announced that they have added several dates to their upcoming summer tour plans in North America and Europe

Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumor Sinks Amid Festival News
The latest Led Zeppelin reunion rumor, which was sparked by a blog's claim they were in talks to play Desert Trip this year

Paramore Announce Next Parahoy! Festival At Sea
Paramore have announced the initial details for their third Parahoy! Festival At Sea concert cruise

Frank Ocean Cancels Another Music Festival Appearance
Frank Ocean has pulled out of a second headlining festival gig, this time at Alabama's Hangout Festival

Red Hot Chili Peppers Lead Meadows Festival Lineup
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Gorillaz have been announced as the headlining for the Meadows Music and Arts Festival

Ja Rule's Fyre Festival Hit With Second Class Action Lawsuit
The Bahamas-based luxury Fyre festival, which was promoted as a once-in-a-lifetime experience was just that

J. Cole To Headline Made in America Festival
J. Cole has been named as a headliner of this year's Made in America festival

Red Hot Chili Peppers Austin City Limits Festival Lineup
Red Hot Chili Peppers lead the lineup for this year's Austin City Limits Festival

Chance the Rapper Cancels Summer Festival Appearances
Chance The Rapper has announced that he has been forced to cancel a series of summer festival dates

Ja Rule Heartbroken Over Fyre Festival Demise
Ja Rule is 'heartbroken' but also wants to let everyone know that the Fyre Festival disaster is not his fault

Fyre Festival Cancelation Leads To $100 Million Lawsuit
The Fyre Festival organizers have been issued their first lawsuit. Mark Geragos has filed a $100 million suit

Music Festival Postponed Following Blink-182 Cancelation
Ja Rule and Billy McFarland's Fyre Festival in Exumas, Bahamas, which was scheduled to take place this past weekend

Shania Twain Debut New Song At Stagecoach Festival
Shania Twain is officially back and the country music superstar performed her brand new single 'Life's About to Get Good,'

Blink-182, Muse, Gorillaz Lead Life Is Beautiful Festival Lineup
Organizers for the Life Is Beautiful Festival have revealed lineup details for this year's event.

Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff Set For Rare Performance At Livewire Festival
Some lucky fans in the UK will be able to witness Will Smith (a.k.a. The Fresh Prince) and DJ Jazzy Jeff make a rare live appearance

Shania Twain To Debut New Music At Festival
In addition to joining The Voice as a mentor, Shania Twain will headline this year's Stagecoach Festival

Monterey International Pop Festival Lineup Announced
The lineup for this year's installment of the Monterey International Pop Festival has been revealed.

Willie Nelson Recruits Bob Dylan, More For Outlaw Music Festival Tour
Willie Nelson has announced that he hitting the road this summer for a series of festival tour dates

Metallica and The Who Lead Music Festival Lineup
Metallica have announced that they and legendary rockers The Who will be will be headliners of the 10th annual Outside Lands

Eddie Vedder, Ryan Adams Lead Pilgrimage Festival Lineup
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder, Justin Timberlake and Ryan Adams lead the lineup for the 2017 Pilgrimage Festival

Backup Planet Added To Bonnaroo Festival
Backup Planet have been added to the lineup of this year's Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival

More Pop Acts Added To 2017 Glastonbury Festival
Glastonbury organizers have confirmed sets by Katy Perry, Lorde, Solange, Major Lazer

Eagles and Fleetwood Mac Confirm Classic Rock Festivals Details
Eagles and Fleetwood Mac have confirmed that they will be headlining a bi-coastal classic rock music festival this summer

Venom Inc To Play At Danzig's Blackest Of The Black Festival
Venom Inc have announced that they will performing at Glenn Danzig's Blackest Of The Black Festival

Rocklahoma Festival Announces Daily Lineups
Organizers of the Rocklahoma festival have revealed the daily lineup details for their year's event

Rocklahoma Festival Announces Daily Lineups
Organizers of the Rocklahoma festival have revealed the daily lineup details for their year's event

Aerosmith, Chainsmokers, Keith Urban Lead NCAA March Madness Music Festival
The Chainsmokers, Aerosmith and Keith Urban have been announced as the headliners for the upcoming NCAA March Madness Music Festival

Clutch Announce Their Own Music Festival and Tour With Primus
Clutch had to big announcements this week. They will be launching their very first music festival this spring

Original Lineup Of Live Announce Music Festival Performances
The recently reunited original lineup of Live have announced additional music festival performances this year

Nachtmystium Giving Away New Track, Announce Festival Date
Nachtmystium's Blake Judd announced via social media that the band has returned and will be headlining the Louisville Deathfest

Indie Rocker Robbed And Shot at SXSW Music Festival
Celebration at the 2017 South By Southwest (SXSW) music festival was marred temporarily when a local musician was robbed and shot

Eagles, Fleetwood Mac Festival Add Journey and More
The rumored Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles bicoastal music festival has reportedly added some more big name rock icons to the lineup

Diddy To Premiere Bad Boy Documentary at Tribeca Film Festival
Diddy has revealed that his new documentary, Can't Stop, Won't Stop: The Bad Boy Story, will premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

Gorillaz Announce Demon Dayz Music Festival
Gorillaz have been teasing their comeback for months but plans are finally coming together for 2017.

Eagles Reuniting For Music Festival With Fleetwood Mac?
It appears that Don Henley may have changed his mind about retiring The Eagles following the death of cofounder Glenn Frey last year

Chance the Rapper To Headline The Essence Festival
Chance the Rapper has just been announced as one of the headliners of the Essence Festival

Lady Gaga Replaces Beyonce At Coachella Festival
Coachella organizers have announced that Lady Gaga will be replacing Beyonce, who had previously pulled out

Eminem Announced As Reading and Leeds Festivals Headliner
Eminem will be headlining the Reading festival on August 26 and Leeds on August 27.

Rival Sons, Beck, Ben Harper Lead RIDE Festival Lineup
Rival Sons, The Temperance Movement, Beck, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals

Pink Floyd Stars Open To Reuniting For Music Festival
Nick Mason and Roger Waters said they'd reunite and play Glastonbury as Pink Floyd in the near future

Of Mice & Men Added To Welcome To Rockville Festival
Of Mice & Men have been added to the lineup of the Welcome To Rockville festival

Clutch Announce Spring Tour and Plans For Earth Rocker Festival
Clutch have extended their tour in support of 2015's 'Psychic Warfare' with news of a string of headline US dates

Iggy Pop, Bad Religion, Pennywise Lead Punk Rock Bowling Festival
Iggy Pop, Bad Religion, Pennywise will lead the lineup for the nineteenth annual Punk Rock Bowling Festival

Avenged Sevenfold and Godsmack Lead Las Rageous Festival
Avenged Sevenfold and Godsmack have been tapped as the headline acts for the very first Las Rageous festival

REWIND The 80s Festivals Lineup Announced
REWIND The 80s Festival, the world's biggest 80s music festival, will be back in 2017 with three UK festivals

Twenty One Pilots, Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper Lead Sasquatch Festival
The Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup has arrived and big names will descend on Gorge Amphitheater

Ozzy Osbourne Leads Music Festival Lineup
Ozzy Osbourne leads the big names lined for the second annual Chicago Open Air

U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers Lead Bonnaroo Festival
Bonnaroo will be headlined by U2 (which the band had already announced) and the Red Hot Chili Peppers

Metallica Focused Music Festival May Be Coming
Metallica's Lars Ulrich revealed in an interview just before Christmas that band may resurrect their Orion Music + More but tweak it

Ronnie James Dio Resurrected Via Hologram At Music Festival 2016 In Review
Dio Disciples made big news in August when they were joined onstage at Wacken by a hologram of the late singer Ronnie James Dio

Megadeth's David Ellefson Injured Backstage At Music Festival 2016 In Review
Megadeth cofounder and bassist David Ellefson broke his foot ahead of the band's scheduled appearance at the Rockmaraton festival

Last In Line, British Lion Lead Additions To Steelhouse Festival
Last In Line, Iron Maiden icon Steve Harris' British Lion lead the additions to the lineup for The Steelhouse Festival

Mary J. Blige and Diana Ross Lead Essence Festival Lineup
The 23rd annual Essence Festival have announced they will return to New Orleans in the summer of 2017

IO Earth Launching Their Own Prog Music Festival
IO Earth have announced that they'll be launching a new one-day progressive music festival

Tom Petty Added To 2017 Summer Time Festival Lineup
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will play next year's edition of the British Summer Time festival at London's Hyde Park.

Foo Fighters To Rock The Secret Solstice Festival
The Foo Fighters will perform at the Secret Solstice Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland on June 16 as part of a 2017 summer tour

Summer's End 2017 Festival Details Revealed
Summer's End progressive rock festival have confirmed both venue and date for next year's event.

Travis Barker Musink Festival Details and Lineup
Blink-182's Travis Barker has announced the details for The 10th annual Musink festival

Def Leppard, A Perfect Circle Lead Lineup For Fort Rock Festival
Def Leppard, A Perfect Circle and Soundgarden will be the headliners for next spring's fifth annual Fort Rock Festival

ZZ Top To Headline Ramblin' Man Festival
ZZ Top have been confirmed as headliners for next year's Ramblin' Man festival.

Muse To Headline Reading and Leeds Festivals
Muse have been named as the first headline act for next year's Reading and Leeds festivals

Kendrick Lamar Set For 'Memorable Experience' At Festival
Kendrick Lamar and American Express have a partnership that keeps on giving

T In The Park Festival Canceled By Organizers
Organizers of Scotland's biggest music festival T In The Park have announced it will not go ahead in 2017.

Kings Of Leon and Pixies Added To British Summer Time Festival
Kings Of Leon and Pixies have been added to the lineup of the British Summer Time Hyde Park festival

Enter Shikari To Headline Slam Dunk Festival
Enter Shikari will mark the 10th anniversary of debut album Take To The Skies in headline sets at the expanded Slam Dunk festival

Wacken Open Air Festival Site Under Major Excavation
Wacken Open Air festival site is undergoing major excavation as organizers work to restore the area and get it ready for 2017's event

Steve Hackett Leads Giants Of Rock Festival Lineup
Steve Hackett has been confirmed as headliner for next year's Giants Of Rock festival

Magma Added To Roadburn Festival Lineup
Magma have been confirmed for next year's Roadburn festival in the Netherlands

Paul McCartney Joined By Rihanna At Desert Trip Festival
Paul McCartney was joined on stage during the second weekend of the Desert Trip megafestival by Rihanna

System Of A Down Announce Music Festival Appearances
System Of A Down have announced that they'll play at several European festivals next summer.

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