The Hangout 2016 release their initial lineup featuring The Weekend, Calvin Harris, Alabama Shakes, Lenny Kravitz, Big Grams, Fetty Wap, Pepper, Moon Taxi, Brett Dennen, Cage the Elephant, Florence and the Machine, Flume, and many more. The 2016 festival will once again take place in Gulf Shores, AL and will be held May 20th-22nd. Tickets are on sale now starting at $249.
“Mike returns to the road in January, this time hitting the western half of the U.S. with his band on the heels of a well-received June run. The tour will begin with the band’s debut shows in Texas beginning in Austin on January 22 before carving its way west with stops in Flagstaff, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Denver and others.
Mike’s band includes longtime collaborators Scott Murawski and Craig Myers, as well as two recent additions: organ and synth-master Robert Walter and sharp-shooter John Kimock on drums.
A limited number of tickets are available NOW via a real-time presale at http://tickets.mike-gordon.com which ends Thursday, October 29 at 5PM ET. Tickets will go on sale to the public beginning Friday, October 30.
Announced Tour Dates
01/22 Emo’s, Austin TX
01/23 Numbers, Houston, TX
01/24 Granada Theater, Dallas, TX
01/26 Rialto Theatre, Tucson, AZ
01/27 Orpheum Theater, Flagstaff, AZ
01/29 The Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
01/30 The Observatory North Park, San Diego, CA
01/31 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
02/02 Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
02/03 Neptune Theatre, Seattle, WA
02/05 Park City Live, Park City, UT
02/06 Gothic Theatre, Denver, CO
From Envision 2016
“Envision Festival – Costa Rica announces a world-class music, yoga, and speaker lineup for their sixth annual gathering, taking place on the majestic shores of Uvita, Costa Rica from February 25th to 28th, 2016. With the goal of creating a festival that represents the harmonious blending of many different cultures, the musical acts come from nine different countries, span three continents, and represent a wide array of musical genres.
Headlining acts include a rare Central American performance from England’s forefather of psychedelic electronica Shpongle and California’s experimental world fusion favorites Beats Antique Live. Showcasing the lineup’s musical diversity, Envision rounds out headline billing with Berlin’s deep house favorite M.A.N.D.Y., the heart melting vocals of Colorado’s Elephant Revival, and a late night reggae set from St. Croix roots legend Midnite (under their current touring name Akae Beka).
Adding to the list of headlining musical acts are the sultry bass sounds of Grouch, Spoonbill, Dimond Saints, The Human Experience, Beat Fatigue and Envision six year alumni, Random Rab, who returns to deliver another world-renowned sunrise set in the jungle. Additionally, Envision is bringing a strong representation of the underground house world with Bedouin, Lee Reynolds from Desert Hearts, Tara Brooks, Atish, and Costa Rican locals Melissa O and Ivan Cespedes. Live band local favorites include Patterns and Sonambulo. See the flyer for the full lineup with more to be announced.
Envision’s emphasis on creating a platform for different cultures to coexist in a sustainable community resonates throughout the entire event as is evident in the new yoga and movement village, which features an inspiring lineup of top yoga instructors, speakers, and educators including the globally renowned and leading wellness expert David Wolfe, as well as international yoga teacher and motivational speaker to millions Rachel Brathen.
Leading yoga teachers also include the founder of the Goddess Yoga Project and renowned instructor Sianna Sherman, pioneer of the One Yoga movement in Trinidad and Tobago Troy Hadeed, and Classic Hatha Yoga master Marcos Jassan. Workshops include accomplished herbalist 7 Song, architect of the New Paradigm Astrology Cooperative Kaypacha, and Envision festival co-founder and resident permaculture expert Stephen Brooks. Additional classes range from bilingual language classes and African dance to Tai Chi and biomechanical alignment. See below for the full list of workshops and speakers released in this Phase 1 announcement.
Envision is a true festival of the future, encompassing a cultural movement, a sustainable permaculture movement, a spiritual gathering, and an appreciation of humanity and the planet. “I believe that by gathering in community out in nature, we create a rare opportunity for individuals to observe their value systems and inherent human motivations from a new or alternative perspective that is free of social conditioning. At a successful event, participants capture this moment and create from it a forever lasting positive impression.” – says Matt Siegel, co-founder of Envision.
If you haven’t seen it already, the Envision 2016 teaser video by Pure Souls Media, showcases the beautiful environment and enchanting wonderment from the 2015 gathering. The unique Costa Rican backdrop of Envision provides a plethora of other opportunities for the adventurous traveler. Enjoy surfing at sunset, trek to magnificent waterfalls, and camp in the lush jungles of the tropical landscape.
As part of extended efforts to spread Envision’s Core Values, Envision is launching a series of Education Retreats where those who wish to expand their experience beyond the festival may continue to learn and heal. The first event, Embody, takes place February 19th – 24th in Uvita, just ahead of Envision. Details online at Envision Education.
Stay tuned for further lineup announcements and click here to get your 4-day Envision Festival pass! A limited number of tier 3 tickets are still available at $277 and the price will continue to increase as tiers 1 & 2 have already sold out.”
“AURA Music Group and Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park have announced the phase one line-up for the seventh annual AURA Music & Arts Festival taking place March 3 – 5, 2016 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida. Performing at AURA are live electronica pioneers The Disco Biscuits, Bay area feel-good rock band ALO, high-energy funk quintet The Main Squeeze, The Heavy Pets with a special tribute to the ‘80s featuring Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman, hybrid tribute fusion masters Pink Talking Fish, nine-piece power funk army Turkuaz, Tom Hamilton’s American Babies, the southern psychedelia of Bright Light Social Hour and many others. Additional headliners and artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
AURA is more than just a music festival. It is a much-loved celebratory weekend of music, art and community attracting fans from around the country. The ever-expanding Yoga & Healing Arts Program will offer more than 20 classes and workshops throughout the week and fans can dance in the Silent Disco into the morning hours. The grounds are also home to one of the most beautiful natural amphitheaters in the US made only more awe-inspiring by AURA’s strong attention to sound and lighting production.
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.
A very limited number of Early Bird tickets go on sale Monday, October 5 at 10am EST. Early Bird tickets are $129 for a 3-day GA Weekend Pass and $275 for VIP (all taxes, fees and camping included).”
AURA Music & Arts Festival 2015 Phase 1 Line-Up:
The Disco Biscuits
The Main Squeeze
The Heavy Pets Tribute to the ‘80s feature Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman
Pink Talking Fish
Bright Light Social Hour
Ben Sparaco Band
“Kyle Hollingsworth, along with Michael Kang and Jason Hann would like to invite the SCI Family to join them aboard The Lebrewski Cruise, sailing out of Miami, FL to the Bahamas on March 1-5, 2016. Be one of the first to book and you will receive an invitation to a private beer tasting party with Kyle and the guys! Space is extremely limited, so be sure to book quickly to claim your spot… when they are gone, they are gone!
In addition to the complimentary party, The Lebrewski Cruise is offering SCI fans a limited time, introductory price, starting at only $129 per person! Use promotional code CHEESE2016 when booking at www.LebrewskiCruise.com to receive your complimentary invitation to the beer tasting party. We want to fill the ship with our String Cheese family, so grab your spot aboard today!”
– Roundtrip, 4-night, cruise from Miami, FL on the fabulous NCL PEARL!
– Daily Complimentary Craft Beer Tastings
– Complimentary Meals in Multiple Dining Rooms
– Access to Fitness Center, Pools, Jacuzzis, Casino, Disco/Night Club & More!
– Concerts in different venues throughout the ship… truly a music festival at sea!
– Exclusive Food & Beer Pairing
– Food/Beer Cooking Event with Artists/Cruisers
– Brewmasters Q&A + Home Brewing Workshop
– Brewers Round Table (beer panel with moderator)
– Artist Meet & Greets and Photo Ops
– Celebrity Brewers Workshop (featuring Kyle Hollingsworth and more)
– Beer Olympics featuring Beer Pong, Pretzel Flaring, Tricycle Races and more!
– St. Patrick’s Day comes early to the Caribbean with a Green Beer Garden!
– Mardi Gras Fantasy Costume Night – Heroes, Villains, Vampires… the choice is yours!
– Special Events Honoring The Big Lebowski including “The Dude” Bowling Competition!
From Umphrey’s McGee
“Umphrey’s McGee announces the start of 2016 with a 25-plus-date national tour kicking off with a three-night run at the historic Beacon Theatre in NYC, two nights in Asheville for our first arena double-header, and a triumphant return to the Left Coast in March. Instrumental rock-fusion quartet, TAUK, joins us for over 15 performances, as well as our friends The Motet in Asheville, and saxophone virtuoso Joshua Redman on select dates.
2016 marks Umphrey’s 18th year on the road! In our continued effort to push the envelope of heightened fan experiences, our immersive high-end audio offering Headphones & Snowcones will be offered during the 2016 tour, alongside umVIP Enhanced Experience programs. Get the full umVIP experience at our triple-headers in New York City and Aspen, as well as our two-night arena stand in Asheville. “Nothing Too Fancy” umVIP ticket upgrades will also be available in Kalamazoo, Richmond, and Sandpoint. Each umVIP program is unique in its offerings, but all of them have the same core principle: we hook it up, so you can GET DOWN.
Pre-sale tickets along with the umVIP packages will go on sale Wednesday, October 21st at 10:00 am ET for Leg 1 dates (January 27th thru February 20th), and Wednesday, October 21st at 10:00 am local time for Leg 2 dates (March 10th thru 26th). Likewise, the public on-sale will occur Friday, October 23rd at 10:00 am EST on the East Coast, and 10:00 am local time on the West Coast.
Stay tuned for more dates to come, more innovative offerings from Team UM (Couch Tour anyone?), and more opportunities to roll umVIP as we kick off 2016 the best way we know how — with rock hands blazing.”
“On March 4th of 2016, the gates will open to Sunshine Grove, our home for the first annual Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival. This will be a place for us to gather together amongst wondrous nature to celebrate music, art and intersecting paths.
A multi-genre lineup of bands and DJs from the world will reflect our diverse culture and community. There are no boundaries, there are few borders and all are welcome.”
“This December, Phish returns to Madison Square Garden in New York for a four-night New Year’s Run to ring in 2016. The first show will be on Wednesday, December 30 and run through Saturday, January 2. The band has played thirty-one shows to date at Madison Square Garden since December 1994. As with the last run at Madison Square Garden, the floor at these four shows will be general admission.
An online ticket request period is currently underway at http://tickets.phish.com and will end Monday, September 28th at Noon ET.
Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, October 2nd at Noon EST. Tickets can be purchased online at Ticketmaster or charge by phone at 866.858.0008. If tickets are still available, they may be purchased at the venue box office beginning Monday, October 14th (Mon-Sat 9am-6pm).”
From Railroad Earth
“We are thrilled to announce the addition of Billy and the Kids as special guests to what was already a great night of music with Snarky Puppy. Tickets can be purchased here at http://www.railroadearth.com/tour 2 day tickets including the Boulder Theatre on 9/19 as well VIP and general admission.”