Isle of Light Fest Brings Cutting-Edge Bands to Dominican Republic

Isle of Light Fest Brings Cutting-Edge Bands to Dominican Republic

"For years, the bands that toured here were past their prime, like Journey and Toto and Air Supply in the late '90s. We were a decade and a half behind," said Luis Betances, who co-founded Isle of Light festival last year. This year's event features Chromeo, Soul Clap and Run the Jewels.
Alabama

Alabama, Sam Hunt, Hank Williams Jr. & More Lined Up for Alabama's Toadlick Fest

The latter part of winter has been quite brutal for many places in the South, but come April 23-25, most of that will be very much forgotten, as the Toadlick Music Festival will be held in Dothan, Ala. Among the lineup includes longtime Poison frontman Bret Michaels, Styx, and rising country performers Sam Hunt, Randy Houser and Lee Brice.
No Doubt, Usher & Mary J. Blige to Headline D.C.'s Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day Event

No Doubt, Usher & Mary J. Blige to Headline D.C.'s Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day Event

After three years of rocking New York’s Central Park, the Global Citizen Festival is expanding to Washington, DC for Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, a free event to be held on Saturday, April 18, on the National Mall. No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, Mary J. Blige, Train, and My Morning Jacket will be the event’s headliners, with special appearances planned by Common and Nigerian artist D’Banj. Will.i.am will host alongside veteran journalist Soledad O’Brien.
Pete Seeger aboard the Clearwater

Artists To Celebrate Legacy of Pete Seeger at Clearwater Festival

The legacy of the late Pete Seeger—as a musician, social activist and environmentalist—will be celebrated June 20-21 at the Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival by just-announced artists including the Mavericks, Neko Case, Guster, Ani DiFranco, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Blind Boys of Alabama, Angélique Kidjo, and more.
Macklemore

Lollapalooza Berlin Reveals First-Ever Lineup

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Libertines, Sam Smith, Belle & Sebastian, Fatboy Slim, My Morning Jacket, Run the Jewels and Bastille are among the acts to play at the first Lollapalooza Berlin, set for Tempelhof Airport Sept. 12-13.
Dillon Francis

HARD Events Announces goHARD Spring Festival Tour: Dillon Francis, A$AP Ferg, Rae Sremmurd & More

After conquering Los Angeles and the cruise circuit, HARD is taking its show on the road. The Live Nation-owned event promoter today announced its five-date goHARD spring festival tour. Each date will offer a different lineup drawn from a diverse blend of artists, including A$AP Ferg, Big Gigantic, Dillon Francis, DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, Flosstradamus and Rae Sremmurd.
NBC Universo Will Air Viña del Mar Festival in the U.S.

NBC Universo Will Air Viña del Mar Festival in the U.S.

NBC UNIVERSO (formerly mun2), will air the 2015 Viña del Mar Music Festival (Festival Internacional de Viña del Mar 2015) in the U.S., live from Chile. The fest, the biggest and longest running in Latin America, kicks off Feb. 22 and will feature performances by Luis Fonsi, Ricardo Arjona, Alejandro Fernandez, VIcentic, Yandel and Reik, among others.
Kendrick Lamar to Make Essence Festival Debut

Kendrick Lamar to Make Essence Festival Debut

Essence magazine announces the first round of performers for its 2015 festival in New Orleans (July 2-5). Kendrick Lamar will make his festival debut; additional performers include Mary J. Blige, Common, Kevin Hart and Erykah Badu

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