Festival Briefs: New Acts for All Good, New Festivals, Blissfields, and Soundset

Soundset Lineup

Here’s your rundown on festival news for the past few days. Don’t forget, your chance to win gear from Buystand and MFJ ends this Friday. See this link to WIN!

Latest News

Big Lineup Announcements in the Midwest
The hip-hop festival, SoundSet, dropped their 2013 lineup. The All Good Music Festival jammed up their summer with about a dozen new artists. Summerfest out of Milwaukee added fun. as a headliner.

Meanwhile in Europe…
The absolutely massive Blissfields released their second round of artists while Germany’s Melt Festival (where electronic meets rock) also filled out their lineup.

Quick Additions
Hangout Festival (Alabama) welcomes Grizzly Bear, Wolfgang Gartner.
Berlin Festival (Germany) adds My Bloody Valentine.
The Great Escape (UK) will feature Billy Bragg (and hundreds more).
Exit Festival (Serbia) to host Block Party and Snoop Lion.

Brand Spanking New
The Coast West Festival will debut this fall nowhere near the West Coast — it takes place in Michigan. So far they have booked O.A.R, Foghat, and Cheap Trick. Across the lake, the first ever Electric Daisy Carnival in Chicago now has a lineup.

And in Other News
The NCAA is throwing a mini-festival with KISS (link)
Drug sniffing dogs at festivals? That’s a serious buzz kill. (link)
We’re sick to death of Rolling Stone rumors. (link)

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