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Rock The Garden music festival in Minneapolis won't return next year

Featured video is a Rock the Garden story from June. MINNEAPOLIS -- A longtime summer favorite in Minneapolis will not be returning next year.On Wednesday, the Walker Art Center and MPR's The Current announced the Rock the Garden festival will "retire," with this past June's event being the final installment.Walker Executive Director Mary Ceruti and MPR President Duchesne Drew released a joint statement."Rock the Garden has always been focused on bringing people together through music," the statement said. "We are grateful to go out on a high note as a team. This is now a fresh opportunity to conjure up new ways...
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Southern Illinois Piano Festival returns to SIU next month

CARBONDALE, Ill. — After a lapsed year due to COVID-19 restrictions, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Southern Illinois Piano Festival returns for a third run next month. The biennial classical music festival once again features the artistry and works of renowned pianists, master classes and clinics open to the community.
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9 totally amazing, one-of-a-kind fall festivals in the US

From a parade of 1,500 sheep to a pumpkin-boat race. Wander through the streets of southern Idaho with over 1,500 sheep. Watch people race across an Oregon lake in giant hollowed-out pumpkins. Soar over New Mexico in a hot-air balloon. While viewing fall foliage may be a more traditional marker of seasonal transition, there are plenty of memorable moments to be had across the United States.
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BTTRFLY Quintet: New Single & Album Release Party

In February, BTTRFLY Quintet broke out of their Denver habitat and played Brainquility Music Festival at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and then at art explosion Meow Wolf Denver. The collective play futuristic soul-jazz fusion with myriad influences pouring out of every groove. BTTRFLY Quintet are: Grammy-winning Lettuce...

Paramore announce new album ‘This Is Why’ and share title track

Have announced details of their long-awaited sixth album – it’s called ‘This Is Why’ and you can watch the video for its title track below. The follow-up to 2017’s ‘After Laughter’ will come out on February 10, 2023 via Atlantic, with the band returning to the stage this weekend (October 2) to begin a run of intimate North American gigs.

Six-Headed Synthwave Beast Doom Flamingo On the Prowl

Six-Headed Synthwave Beast Doom Flamingo On the Prowl. Doom Flamingo return to action October 14 at Salvage Station in Asheville, with Josh Phillips opening. They will play the Boogieman Halloween Festival in Charleston and have an official UMBowl Overtime appearance at Metro Chicago. Andy Frasco & the U.N. will join...

HowTheLightGetsIn: The festival of big ideas seeking to circumvent literary festival cliches

“There is an enormous amount of division within society,” Hilary Lawson, the founder of HowTheLightGetsIn festival, tells The Independent. “We need to talk about the ideas that underly those divisions rather than retreating to our different tribal identities.”Lawson’s brainchild, which is the biggest philosophy and music festival in the world, is something of a panacea to the average literary festival. This is because first off, the festival has music, and secondly, the festival is centred around panel debates and discussions.“We are fundamentally different to literary festivals in many ways, and that is centrally because we are about ideas and the...

Paramore Release New Song ‘This Is Why,’ Announce Their 6th Album

Have officially released their first new music since their 2017 album, After Laughter. The latest Paramore single, "This is Why," has now emerged — just as the Hayley Williams-led pop-rockers had promised. A new era has arrived. As revealed alongside the new song on Wednesday (Sept. 28), the track...

Burna Boy Promotes Living Life To The Fullest In His Joyous ‘It’s Plenty’ Video

Burna Boy continues to promote his new album, Love, Damini, with a new video for “It’s Plenty.” Opening with footage from his tour, on which he’s been filling up venues and packing festival stages, the video follows the self-proclaimed African Giant from the barbershop to his private plane to the streets of Jamaica, where a Carnival celebration is going in full force.

A Covert New Deep Ellum Bar and a Unique Dinner Series at One of Dallas’ Most Iconic Restaurants

It’s been an unprecedented two years since Bon Appétit named Dallas the 2019 Restaurant City of the Year. But even through a pandemic, our city’s dining scene has persevered. With the overwhelming amount of recent openings (particularly in Deep Ellum, Bishop Arts, and downtown), it’s easy to forget that many in the industry are still struggling, but Texas restaurants have been innovating to provide the comfort food — and cocktails — we need. Now, it’s time to look forward to the Dallas restaurant news ahead.

The Beat Goes On

In the 1980s, Michael “Kid” Davis decided to move from Delaware County, Pennsylvania, to Wilmington for one primary reason: the music scene. “It was really jumping down here,” says Davis, the front man for The Bullets, a roots/rockabilly band. Venues included Gallucio’s downtown location, the Barn Door, The Buggy Tavern, Zink’s Place and Tally-Ho — to name a few.

Latin Music Festival Official Schedule – THIS SATURDAY

Latin Festival is this Saturday, October 1st in Downtown Lafayette. The official schedule of events has been released! Festival goers can expect local and international bands, with traditional Latino dancing. Another highlight of Latin Festival is the celebration of food represented from various parts of Latin America. Tickets can be...

Walker, The Current announce end of Rock the Garden festival

Rock the Garden 2022. Photo by Carina Lofgren /Courtesy Walker Art Center. The long-running Rock the Garden summer music festival won't return, the Walker Art Center and The Current announced Wednesday. “Rock the Garden has always been focused on bringing people together through music," Walker Executive Director Mary Ceruti and...

50 Free New Jersey Events for October 2022

Is your favorite four-letter word FREE? Of course, it is! Good thing there’s plenty of free, fun entertainment going on in NJ all month long in October. Be sure to put these free events (which include Oktoberfests, free movies, festivals, and more) on your calendar. Due to the ongoing...