Category: October

Events in the Month of October

Suwannee Roots Revival 2016 with Leftover Salmon, Sam Bush, The Wood Brothers & More

Suwannee Roots Revival 2016

From Suwannee Roots Revival

Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park has announced the final lineup of artists for the inaugural Suwannee Roots Revival taking place October 13-16, 2016 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, FL. Joining the lineup are The Honeycutters, Shook Twins, Arvid Smith, The Fried Turkeys, The Dunehoppers, Gumbo Limbo Cajun Band, comedian and magician Jeff Bradley, Tania & Magic Moon Traveling Circus and Suwannee Spirit Kids Music Camp.

These artists and others join Leftover Salmon (Fri/Sat), The Wood Brothers (Fri), Sam Bush (Sat), Donna The Buffalo (Sat/Sun), Peter Rowan (Sat/Sun) and many more talented and amazing artists near and dear to the Spirit of the Suwannee family.

This old school, family friendly event includes camping, disc golf, and campground pickin’ stages at Slopryland hosted by Sloppy Joe and at Bill Monroe Shrine hosted by Quartermoon. There will be performance workshops by artists Peter Rowan, Verlon Thompson, Jim Lauderdale, Jeff Mosier and others! There will also be hands on workshops with instruction provided by festival artists and daily yoga with Rhonda Bell.


Suwannee Roots Revival 2016 Lineup:
Leftover Salmon
Sam Bush
The Wood Brothers
Donna The Buffalo
Peter Rowan Band
Blueground Undergrass
Jim Lauderdale
Verlon Thompson
The HillBenders “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry”
Col Bruce & Madrid Express
Town Mountain
The Mike + Ruthy Band
Jon Stickley Trio
The Honeycutters
Shook Twins
Sauce Boss
Dread Clampitt
Nikki Talley
Grass Is Dead
Grandpa’s Cough Medicine
Ralph Roddenbery & Donna Hopkins
Walter Parks & Lee Hunter
SYZYGY
Quartermoon
Sloppy Joe
The Applebutter Express
The New 76ers
Acoustic Messengers
Belle & the Band
Big Cosmo
Habanero Honeys
The Fried Turkeys
Arvid Smith
Gumbo Limbo Cajun Band
The Dunehoppers
Jeff Bradley
Tania & Magic Moon Traveling Circus
Suwannee Spirit Kids Music Camp


A special Permaculture Action Day of gardening and workshops will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Festival attendees, who sign up in advance, will come together for hands-on projects in permaculture, rainwater harvesting, and assembling recycling stations.

The Dance Tent Stage will be located in the meadow providing a shaded space designed for movement. There will be a dance floor with Contra and Square Dances led by The Dunehoppers with instruction at the beginning of each set. Many of your favorite bands will be performing there including Donna the Buffalo, Blueground Undergrass, and The Mike + Ruthy Band.

The Kids Tent will be the place to be for the young and young at heart as Tania & Magic Moon Traveling Circus host a variety of musical and fun activities. There will also be a kids stage for performances featuring special presentations by Suwannee Spirit Kids Music Camp.

Suwannee Roots Revival is also excited to unveil beautiful poster art for 2016 by Marci Davis, longstanding friend of the Suwannee music scene. Stay tuned for an additional art poster by Bean Spence. Signed posters will be available for sale at Festival Merch.

Set in the midst of 800 acres of Spanish moss draped oak and cypress trees along the Suwannee River, the venue is a playground for endless activities such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, disc golf and biking. The Park also offers guest comforts including a general store, full-service restaurant, free showers, indoor bathrooms, and water stations. Upgraded camping is currently on sale and reservations may be made by calling the Park office at (386) 364-1683.

SOSMP is located between Jacksonville, Florida & Tallahassee, Florida about 30 minutes south of the Georgia State line, about 45 minutes north of Gainesville and is host to a variety of events. Please visit the Park’s web site at www.musicliveshere.com for further information.

Currently, Advance Tickets are on sale now for $155 for a 4-day Weekend Pass (all taxes, fees and primitive camping included). This price is good until September 20th.

Websites & Links: SuwanneeRootsRevival.com | Facebook


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Video: Lotus Fall 2016 Tour Promo

Lotus Fall 2016 Tour Dates

Oct 28th – 29th: Buffalo, NY, Town Ballroom w/ Jimkata (10/29)
Nov 4th – 5th: Chicago, IL, Vic Theatre w/ Spafford
Nov 25th – 26th: New York, NY, PlayStation Theater w/ Spectacle
Dec 30th: Pittsburgh, PA, Stage AE w/ RJD2
Dec 31st: Pittsburgh, PA, Stage AE w/ Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Feb 18th: Denver, CO, The Fillmore Auditorium

For tickets and all details visit http://lotusvibes.com/tour

Websites & Links: LotusVibes.com | Facebook | Twitter | Vimeo | Archive.org


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Railroad Earth Fall Tour 2016 “One Way Express”

Railroad Earth - Fall  Tour 2016

From RailroadEarth.com

“We have a great fall to look forward to this year. In addition to a return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre with special guests the Chris Robinson Brotherhood and Anders Osborne, hosting at both Hillberry Music Festival and Hangtown Music Festival, we’ve added a couple new shows in the North East to our Fall run! Pre sale tickets are on sale now at www.railroadearth.com.”

Websites & Links: RailroadEarth.com | Facebook | YouTube | LiveRailroadEarth.com


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Bassnectar Halloween 2016 – Grand Rapids Run & Mystery Show

Bassnectar - Halloween 2016

From Bassnectar.net

“No rest for the wickedest: right off the back of our Bass Center weekend we are announcing our Midwest Halloween Run – three shows to take us through the Halloween weekend, kicking off with two nights back at the Deltaplex in Grand Rapids, MI!”

10/28 – Special guests Paper Diamond & Stooki Sound – Grand Rapids, MI @ DeltaPlex
10/29 – Special guests OPIUO & Teklife – Grand Rapids, MI @ DeltaPlex
10/31 – Halloween Midwest Mystery Show (UPDATE: looking for tickets for our 10/31 show in Peoria?)

Websites & Links: Bassnectar.net | Facebook | Twitter


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Papadosio Fall Tour 2016 “Pattern Integrities”

Papadosio - Pattern Integrities 2016

From Papadosio

“Papadosio have announced the release of their new EP, Pattern Integrities Vol. I due out September 21st, 2016, and phase one of the Pattern Integrities tour, kicking off with three nights headlining the Resonance Music Festival in Thornville, OH and concluding with two shows at Brooklyn’s iconic Brooklyn Bowl.
The Pattern Integrities tour introduces a new concept from Papadosio: The Pattern Integrity, or “P.I”, set. The P.I. set is in tribute to the great mind of Buckminster Fuller, and features live looping, sequencing, sampling, improvisation, and synthesis. The P.I. set is an effort to do something original, not just with the music itself, but the way in which it is performed. Fans can get a sneak peak of the P.I. set in the just released EP teaser video here.

Papadosio will dedicate the first night to the P.I. set in cities with two shows; and the first set in cities with one show. Papadosio presale for non-festival shows starts Thursday, July 28th. Local on-sales begin on Friday, July 29th.”

Papadosio Fall Tour 2016 ‘Pattern Integrities’
Jul 29 – LEAF Official Pre-Party at New Mountain Amphitheater! – Asheville, NC
Aug 6 – ARISE Music Festival – Loveland, CO
Aug 26 – Kosmos Music Festival – St. Charles, IA
Aug 27 – Imagine Music Festival – Hampton, GA
Sept 22, 23, 24 – Resonance Music Festival, Thornville OH
Sept 30 – Bear Creek Bayou Festival, New Orleans LA
Oct 6 – Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA
Oct 7 & 8 – The Sinclair, Cambridge MA
Oct 9 – Higher Ground, Burlington VT
Oct 11 – Mr. Smalls, Millvale PA
Oct 12 – Mainstage, Morgantown WV
Oct 13 – Bell’s Eccentric Café, Kalamazoo MI
Oct 14 & 15 – Concord Music Hall, Chicago IL
Oct 16 – St. Andrews Hall, Detroit MI
Oct 27 – Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh NC
Oct 28 & 29 – 9:30 Club, Washington DC
Nov 11 & 12 – Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn NY

Websites & Links: Papadosio.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Archive.org


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Phish Fall Tour 2016

Phish - Fall Tour 2016

From Phish

“Phish will hit the road in October for a 13-date Fall Tour beginning October 14th in North Charleston, SC and concluding with a four-night Halloween Run at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on October 28th, 29th, 30th, and 31st.

The tour includes two-night stands at North Charleston, SC’s North Charleston Coliseum (October 14th and 15th); Nashville, TN’s Ascend Amphitheater (October 18th and 19th); Alpharetta, GA’s Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park (October 21st and 22nd); and Grand Prairie, TX’s Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie (October 24th and 25th) as well as the band’s first-ever performance in Jacksonville, FL.

A limited number of tickets are available now via Phish Tickets at tickets.phish.com through Sunday August 14th at 11:59pm ET. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning August 18th. For more info, visit phish.com.

Phish and CID Entertainment are also offering travel packages for the Halloween Run (which include hotel and tickets). Travel Packages go on sale August 17th at Noon PDT.”

Phish Fall Tour 2016 Dates
10/14 North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, SC
10/15 North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, SC
10/16 Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, FL
10/18 Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville, TN
10/19 Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville, TN
10/21 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA
10/22 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA
10/24 Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX
10/25 Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX
10/28 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV
10/29 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV
10/30 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV
10/31 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV

Websites & Links: Phish.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | LivePhish.com


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Disco Biscuits in Vegas 2016 at The Brooklyn Bowl

Disco Biscuits - Vegas 2016

From The Disco Biscuits

“We are headed to Vegas for three very fun days and nights, leading into Halloween weekend, October 27-29. All 3 nights we’ll be playing at the Brooklyn Bowl Vegas!

On October 27, we’ll open up shop at 7:30pm and will be joined by our brothers from theNEWDEAL! The shows on October 28 and 29 promise to be straight Disco Biscuits’ late night heat with doors opening at 11pm, leaving everyone plenty of time to enjoy all of what Las Vegas has to offer.

Today at 12noon PT, we will open up the BiscoTix fanclub presale – which is locked and loaded with a limited number of discounted 3-day passes as well as single day tickets to each show. The remaining tickets will go on sale through Brooklyn Bowl Vegas ticketing on Friday, August 12 at 10am PT.”

Don’t do anything we wouldn’t do.
-The Disco Biscuits

Websites & Links: DiscoBiscuits.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube


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Umphrey’s McGee Halloween 2016 at The Pageant in STL

Umphrey's McGee - Halloween 2016

From Umphrey’s McGee

“Umphrey’s McGee returns to The Pageant in St. Louis on Saturday, October 29th and Sunday, October 30th for a raucous mash-up Halloween celebration. In what has become a yearly Umphrey’s Halloween tradition, the band will weave unique musical mash-up concoctions into the two-night run. Expect the unexpected, get your costumes ready, and meet us in St. Louis.”

October 29th – 30th | The Pageant | St. Louis, Missouri

“Our umVIP team has put together the ultimate Halloween package including access to our premier viewing section on either side of front of house, as well as private cocktail servers, early entry each night, a killer exclusive umVIP merch item, limited edition signed poster, mp3 download codes for both shows, and a commemorative laminate. We have also arranged for a full travel package including rooms at The Ritz-Carlton located near downtown and transportation to and from the venue each night. Let us take care of your travel plans so all you have to do is show up and rage.”

Check the umVIP page for full details.

“General Admission tickets are $30.00 in advance, $35.00 day-of show. Two-day tickets are $60.00, while we will offer a limited amount of early-bird two-day tickets for $50.00. Pre-sale and umVIP on-sale begins Friday, June 24th, at 10:00 am CT; public on-sale begins Friday, July 1st at 10:00 am CT.”

Websites & Links: Umphreys.com | UMLive.com | UMVideo | Facebook


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Suwannee Hulaween 2016 Presents String Cheese Incident, My Morning Jacket, Umphrey’s McGee & More

Suwannee Hulaween 2016

From Suwannee Hulaween 2016

“Silver Wrapper and Purple Hat Productions have announced the first round of artists for the fourth annual Suwannee Hulaween, hosted by one of America’s most independently successful and diverse jam bands, The String Cheese Incident, over the Halloween weekend, October 28 – 30, 2016 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL.” Read More

Hulaween 2016 Lineup: Big Gigantic (feat. The Motet), Disclosure (DJ set), Future Rock, Gramatik, Greensky Bluegrass, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Lettuce, Manic Focus, My Morning Jacket, Rebelution, Snarky Puppy, String Cheese Incident (3 Nights), STS9, The Motet, The Revivalists, Umphrey’s McGee & More


Websites & Links: SuwanneeHulaween.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube


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Desert Trip 2016 Announce Inaugural Dates and Lineup

Desert Trip 2016


Websites & Links: DesertTrip.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram


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Magnolia Fest 2016 Announce Relocation

Magnolia FestMagfest Family and Friends,

After much thought and consideration, it is with heavy hearts that we announce that we will not be producing Magnolia Fest at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in 2016. Instead we will host a Magnolia Fest 20th Anniversary Celebration in St Augustine at the St. Augustine Amphitheater. It will be a one day event on Saturday, October 15 with a pre-party on Friday, October 14. St Augustine is a beautiful city with wonderful beaches, there are a lot of hotels and also camping right next to the venue, with easy access to the Jacksonville Airport. Details will be released in the next couple of weeks.

Band of Heathens!

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Rising costs for talent, production and the inability to negotiate a deal with the Spirit of Suwannee make it impossible to do this event in Live Oak without a substantial increase in ticket prices or a reduction in the quality of the show.

Magnolia Fest has been a magical experience for years and a place for family and friends to come together every fall to enjoy some of the best music in the country. Always cherish those memories.

If you have already purchased camping from the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, you may get refunds by calling
(386)364-1683

-Magnolia Fest

Websites & Links: MagnoliaFest.com | MusicLivesHere.com

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Umphrey’s McGee Halloween Recap 2015

10/29/15 – Download UMLive

Set 1: Le Blitz > Cut the Cable, Nothing Too Fancy > Make It Right, Made to Measure > Andy’s Last Beer, Search 4, Piranhas -> Nothing Too Fancy

Set 2: JaJunk[1], Roulette > Partyin’ Peeps, Der Bluten Kat > Night Nurse > Der Bluten Kat

Encore: Gents > Booth Love

[1] with Super Mario Brothers “Underground” theme (Koji Kondo) and Everybody Wants to Rule the World (Tears for Fears) teases

10/30/15 – Download UMLive

Set 1: You Got the Wrong Guy > Prowler > Puppet String > White Man’s Moccasins, Intentions Clear > Educated Guess, Phil’s Farm > Puppet String

Set 2: Hurt Bird Bath > Steppin’ Razor -> Hurt Bird Bath, The Linear > Higgins, Bridgeless > Comma Later > Wappy Sprayberry[1] > Bridgeless

Encore: August

[1] with Kevin Sinclair on saxophone

10/31/15 – Download UMLive

Set 1: 1348, Example 1 > Padgett’s Profile, Much Obliged > Glory > Go to Hell, Final Word > Day Nurse > Rocker Part 2

Set 2: Mulche’s Odyssey, Resolution[1] > The Triple Wide, I Can’t Rock My Dream Face[2], Remind Me, Nopener > Sludge & Death, Nopener[3]

Encore: Den, Back In Sexual Healing[4]

[1] with Halloween theme (John Carpenter) teases
[2] debut; Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd) + Dreams (Fleetwood Mac) + Rock With You (Michael Jackson) mash-up
[3] “lounge” version
[4] debut; Back In Black (AC/DC) + Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye) mash-up

Websites & Links: Umphreys.com | UMLive.com | UMVideo | Facebook

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Freaky Deaky 2015 with Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Pretty Lights & More [10.30-11.1.16]

Freaky Deaky 2015React Presents “Midwest Halloween Massive” Freaky Deaky 2015 with Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Pretty Lights & more Halloween weekend at Toyota Park. The three day festival will take place October 30th, 31st & November 1st in Bridgeview, IL.

The 2015 lineup will also feature 2 Chainz, Carnage, Richie Hawtin, Flying Lotus, Paper Diamond, Keys n’ Krates, Datsik, Emancipator Ensemble and many more. Doors open at 2pm and tickets are available at FreakyDeakyHalloween.com.

Websites & Links: FreakyDeakyHalloween.com | Facebook | Twitter

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A Halloween Masquerade with The Ragbirds & Rhyta Musik at The Ark [10.30.15]

The Ragbirds - Halloween 2015

From TheRagbirds.com
“Don’t miss this once-only event – with costumes, souvenir masks, brand new music you haven’t heard us play before (including new album-originals and special Halloween songs!), and special guests! If you’ve never seen us in this special venue in our home town, then we’d love for you to join us to see how we shine when we are surrounded by the people we love in this intimate world-class setting.

Opening the show will be Ann Arbor’s own blazing Balkan brass band Rhyta!

All ages are welcome at The Ark and costumes are encouraged, though we will be giving out masks for those who don’t bring their own. (while supplies last)”

Websites & Links: TheRagbirds.com | Facebook

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