Ladies & Gentlemen of the Road: Mumford & Sons, Alabama Shakes, The Maccabees, The Flaming Lips, and more play to 30,000 at Seaside Heights.
Jun11

Ladies & Gentlemen of the Road: Mumford & Sons, Alabama Shakes, The Maccabees, The Flaming Lips, and more play to 30,000 at Seaside Heights.

Last weekend, Seaside Heights, NJ welcomed with open arms the Gentlemen of the Road tour, headlined by creators Mumford & Sons. This year marks the 3rd for the bands Stopovers, where they put together festivals in towns atypical for the size of their live events. Often the towns’ economy can use a boost. Seaside Heights is one such town. After being hit hard by Hurricane Sandy and then a sequential boardwalk fire, the town...

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[Recap] Shaky Knees – Quality Over Buzz Bands
May20

[Recap] Shaky Knees – Quality Over Buzz Bands

As far as festivals go, it’s easy to burn out on them past a certain age, and before the Newport Folk Festival I was hard pressed to find another festival that catered to my impatience and taste for quality music over buzz bands brought in to make a buck, that is, until I experienced the Shaky Knees Festival. I can’t recall waiting more than five minutes for anything; I never fought that dreaded battle between peeing my...

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2014 XPONENTIAL MUSIC FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED
Apr17

2014 XPONENTIAL MUSIC FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED

ARTIST LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2014 XPONENTIAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Tickets go on sale May 1st to general public for 3-day festival on the Camden waterfront Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27 Now in its 10th year at Wiggins Park and its third year at the adjacent Susquehanna Bank Center, the 2014 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru features a lineup of established and up-and-coming artists as heard on the award-winning...

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[WATCH] HUB Records Sends Dawes A “Fixer” To Get Them Through Writers Block
Nov12

[WATCH] HUB Records Sends Dawes A “Fixer” To Get Them Through Writers Block

Sometime’s even the best singer/song writers need a little boost of creativity to get out of a writers block slump.  So when Taylor Goldsmith, Lead Singer and Guitarist from nationally loved Folk Rock band, Dawes, mentions to HUB Records that he was under this influence, they sent in a “Fixer” to solve the problem and Funny or Die got it all on tape! Check it out and comment below! Dawes Works Through Writer’s...

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Festival Preview: Newport Folk Festival

  This weekend The Newport Folk Festival will take place in Newport, Rhode Island. This will mark the festivals 53rd year of existence, and the lineup is pretty exciting. This year’s festival will feature artists such as My Morning Jacket, Iron & Wine, and Jackson Browne. Check out more info on the festival here, and look through the full lineup below.  2011 Newport Folk Festival Documentary Newport Folk Festival ~ 2011...

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