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When the days are getting shorter and winter approaching, the festivals summer feel is very distant. But with a little more than nine months to next year's festival, organisers have revealed the first acts for Getaway Rock Festival 2015 that takes place from the 6th - 8th August 2015! The tickets go on sale on Monday 27th October and we will have a link for you to buy them in total security!

Just like previous years Getaway Rock Festival aims to present bands from a wide-range of genres and this is evident already with today's first band release as we can see extreme metal to grooving rock and industrial rock and power metal!

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Returning for a 6th year ShipRocked organisers have announced the line-up for 2015 that sees the cruise running from February 2nd to the 6th and it’s headlined by LIMP BIZKIT. Setting sail from Miami, FL and heading to Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas, it’ll be six days of loud music and a pretty solid line-up of hard rock and metal music.

Limp Bizkit - Counterfeit on MUZU.TV.

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COPENHELL billed as the wildest Nordic metal festival has announced dates for 2015 from Thursday to Saturday the 18-20. June.  Festival dates have been moved forward for 2015 in order to give COPENHELL its very own black weekend, where there are no other events in the Danish music scene.    Back for a 6th edition with its very own weekend and new day passes – and the first seven bands are already confirmed!

      We are creating the framework, while the audience creates the mood at COPENHELL and in the interactions that occur are something completely amazing and magical: A free space where people can come and hear their favorite music and keep a wild party - Amy Nissen, Festival Director

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Future Music Festival is back touring across Australia in February and March 2015 and today organisers have revealed a huge line up that includes headliner DRAKE who will be touring Australia for the first time!  Joining him will be Swedish EDM star AVICII and everyone's favourite THE PRODIGY to name just a few of the top acts lined up!

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TomorrowWorld, one of the most magical festivals in the world, returned this past September for its second edition nestled on the beautiful grounds of Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. 160,000 happy souls came together on the festival's mythical grounds filled with lush rolling hills and lakes. On over 500 acres of natural picturesque surroundings, TomorrowWorld created a breathtaking fantasy world featuring several stunning stage structures and a grandiose Arising of Life Stage, spanning over 400 feet wide and 100 feet tall.

Tomrrowworld 2015 dates poster

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Festival organisers have released the first round of bands that will take part in the lineup of the tenth anniversary of Resurrection Fest, the most special edition of the festival and that will have more than 70 bands of metal, hardcore, punk and rock.

On the top of the bill there is the legendary Motörhead, hard rock British band lead by the mighty Lemmy Kilmister, who haven't been to Spain since 2011 and will perform their unique show in 2015 and from Sweden, one of the important melodic death metal bands of the world: In Flames!

Motorhead at Resurrection Fest in Spain 2015

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Are we dreaming? We hope not as we announce two of the greatest trail blazers of the grass roots music era – Buffy Sainte-Marie as a musician, peace activist and rights warrior for her nation's indigenous people; Richard Thompson as a fearless explorer through the rootsy wilderness of music and songwriting and emerging as one of the true greats. We have the red carpet ready to roll out!

Academy Award winner Buffy Sainte-Marie’s audacious attitude to life on and off the stage has inspired people around the world for over four decades. By age 24, Buffy Sainte-Marie had appeared all over Europe, Canada, Australia and Asia, receiving honors, medals and awards, which continue to this day. Her song Until It’s Time for You to Go was recorded by Elvis and Cher. Her Universal Soldier became the anthem of the peace movement. As one of the most spellbinding artists of our time, Buffy Sainte-Marie gracefully combines a high-energy stage presence with cerebral songs that tell powerful stories.

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Envision festival is an annual gathering in Costa Rica that seeks to provide a platform for different cultures to inspire one another to co-create sustainable community and practice yoga, spirituality, art, music, dance performance, education, and acknowledge our fundamental connection with nature.

The festival just announced the first musical headliner, THE POLISH AMBASSADOR, the world’s funkiest diplomat, with the rest of the lineup to be released soon. Past Envision headliners include Beats Antique, Tipper, Alex Grey, Nahko and Medicine for the People,Emancipator, Rising Appalachia, Papadosio, Rootz Underground, Midnite,The Lucent Dossier Experience, Quixotic, Random Rab, and Costa Rican favorite Sonámbulo.

The Polish Ambassador at Envision Festival in Costa Rica 2015

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Bluesfest Byron Bay, has today announced its 2nd group of artists for next years festival that takes place from the 2nd to 6th April  The 1st Announcement for the 26th Annual Bluesfest that included THE BLACK KEYS, ZAC BROWN BAND, ALABAMA SHAKES and TRAIN among other greats created a stir AND this 2nd edition proves there is no stopping now, with more headlining announcements on the horizon!

Bluesfest Second Artist Announcement includes:

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Chugg Entertainment and Rob Potts Entertainment Edge today announced the first artists and early bird ticket details for the Big Sky Blues & Roots Festival to be held under the Riverina sky in Deniliquin in Southern NSW over the 2015 Easter long weekend – Saturday, 4 April and Sunday, 5 April, 2015. The first artists to be announced for the 2015 Festival are Zac Brown Band, Michael Franti & Spearhead, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Mavis Staples, Benny Walker, Dallas Frasca and Dale Winters.
The Big Sky Blues & Roots Festival (formerly known as the Deni Blues & Roots Festival) is an award-winning festival now in its third year.
The change of name to Big Sky Blues & Roots Festival gives the event a unique identity that more accurately reflects the spirit and location of a festival taking place on the expansive, striking landscape, under the big sky of the Riverina Plains.

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