Festival Noize: Governors Ball, Wakarusa, Hinterland, Counterpoint, Essence, Rock On The Range

New York City’s Governors Ball reveals “After Dark” shows … Wakarusa announces full music schedule … Hinterland locks down lineup, launches single-day ticketing … Counterpoint points out additions … Essence releases night-by-night lineups … Rock On The Range runs out of tickets.

Deadmau5, Chromeo, Benjamin Booker,Conor Oberst, Little Dragon, Odesza, Atmosphere, Bishop Nehru, and Big Gigantic & Friends will rock the nights away during the .

Photo: Johannes Granseth
Oya Festival, Middelalderparken, Oslo, Norway

Occupying New York City’s Randall’s Island Park June 5-7, features headliners Drake, The Black Keys and Deadmau5 along with an incredibly wide range of acts from Lana Del Rey to “Weird Al” Yankovic and including Florence + The Machine, My Morning Jacket, Bjork, Ryan Adams and lots more.

But not all music will emanate from Randall’s Island.  The Governors Ball After Dark series gives you opportunities to experience artists performing in some of more intimate venues the Big Apple has to offer, including the legendary Harlem’s Apollo Theater, Webster Hall and Le Poisson Rouge in the Village and Brooklyn’s Verboten and Output.

All shows take place after the day’s final act performs on Randall’s Island.  Here’s the schedule:

Thursday, June 4
Chromeo – Apollo Theater
Benjamin Booker – Irving Plaza
Odesza – Rough Trade
Gorgon City (DJ) – Output

Friday, June 5
Little Dragon – Brooklyn Bowl
Atmosphere and Bishop Nehru – Irving Plaza
Marina & The Diamonds – Webster Hall
People Under The Stairs – Music Hall Of Williamsburg
Chromeo (DJ) – Output
White Lung – Knitting Factory
SBTRKT – Verboten

Photo: John Davisson
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Empire Polo Field, Indio, Calif.

Saturday, June 6
J. Roddy Walston & The Business – Brooklyn Bowl
Chronixx and the Zincfence Redemption – Irving Plaza
Clean Bandit – Webster Hall
Conor Oberst – Music Hall Of Williamsburg
Hot Chip (DJ) – Output
Mau5trap presents Deadmau5 – Verboten
DMA’s – Knitting Factory

Sunday, June 7 – Big Gigantic & Friends – Brooklyn Bowl
Flying Lotus (DJ) – Le Poisson Rouge

Tickets for the After Dark series are on sale now.  Meanwhile, Governors Ball still has single, three-day general admission and VIP tickets available.  Follow this link for more info.

Umphrey’s McGee, Chance The Rapper, STS9, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Portugal. The Man and others will trek to Mulberry Mountain near Ozark, Ark., for the annual June 4-7.

There’s a lot to love about Wakarusa.  The festival and its almost endless list of talent gives you a weekend in the mountains accompanied by wall-to-wall live music.

Wakarusa will also host “Mulberry Mountain Is My Muse,” an art grant program in its second year featuring 20 installations, over 15 visual artists and collaborators and more than 100 roving performers.

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Bear Creek Music & Art Festival, Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, Fla.

This week the  festival unveiled its daily lineups with show times, giving you the stage and time for the aforementioned acts as well as the where and when for Gigantic Underground Conspiracy, The Growlers, Donavon Frankenreiter and others.

General admission, VIP and RV unreserved camping passes are on sale now.  Glamping and WakStar Tour packages are also available.  Check out Wakarusa.com for more information.

The first annual takes over Water Works Park in Des Moines, Iowa, July 31-Aug. 1 with a lineup featuring Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Old Crow Medicine Show, Brandi Carlile, Yonder Mountain String Band, Future Islands, TV On The Radio and many others.

While most of the lineup was announced months ago it wasn’t until this week that Hinterland firmed up its daily schedules.  The festival also added Justin Townes Earle, Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear and The Envy Corps to its plans.

Friday, July 31
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Future Islands
TV On The Radio
The Envy Corps

Saturday, August 1
Old Crow Medicine Show
Brandi Carlile
Yonder Mountain String Band
St. Paul & The Broken Bones
Justin Townes Earle
Joe Pug
Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear

Single day tickets are now on sale.  Other options include two-day advance, general camping and VIP camping.  Click here for more details.

Griz, Excision, Eoto, and Zomboy are just a few of the additions for the CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival happening Labor Day Weekend at Kingston Downs in Atlanta, Ga., May 22-24.

Other additions include G Jones, Kastle, Louis Futon, Bearson and local favs Jerry On The Moon.

Adding to the fun will be Widespread Panic, Umphrey’s McGee and Papadosio delivering extended two-hour sets.

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Snowball Music Festival, Sports Authority Field At Mile High, Denver, Colo.

Featuring a lineup that also includes Chet Faker, Dillon Francis, RL Grime Galactic, Zeds Dead, Robert DeLong and many, many others, CounterPoint will host a silent disco with Agent, Andy Bruh, Aobeats, Archnemesis and more.  More info available via this link.

The 2015 planned for Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans July 2-5 has revealed its daily lineups.  The annual also added Beenie Man & The Zagga Zow Band to its plans.

Here’s the breakdown:

Thursday, July 2
“What Now?” tour featuring Kevin Hart.  Also mainstage performances by Trey Songz and Lecrae

Friday, July 3
Main Stage:  Charlie Wilson, India.Arie and Kem along with soon-to-be-announced additions culled from New Orleans’ music community
Superlounges: Adrian Marcel, Avery*Sunshine, Doug E. Fresh, Goapele, Kelly Price, Kindred The Family Soul, Luenell, Nico & Vinze, Slick Rick

Saturday, July 4
Mainstage: Usher, Missy Elliott, Erykah Badu, Common, Beenie Man & The Zagga Zow Band.  Superlounges: Bilal, Elle Varner, Esperanza Spalding Presents “Emily’s D+Evolution,” Kool Moe Dee, Mali Music, Mystikal, Raheem DeVaughn, Seveyn Streeter, Tank & The Bangas, Tonya Boyd-Cannon

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Grammy Awards, Staples Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

Sunday, July 5
Mainstage: Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Floetry
Superlounges: Andra Day, Dee-1, Dumpstaphunk, Eric Roberson, Jeff Bradshaw, Lianne La Havas, Mase, Roberts Glasper, SZA, Teedra Moses, Tweet

You can now buy single-day tickets for Essence. Click here for all you need to know.

, that annual explosion of sonic supremacy that rules over Columbus, Ohio, at Mapfre Stadium for three days in May (the venue formerly known as Crew Stadium), wants you to know that they have sold every single doggone ticket for this year’s extravaganza

Produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, AEG Live and Mapfre Stadium, the May 15-17 festival features Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Judas Priest, Godsmack, Linkin Park and Rise Against along with many others.  Last year’s Rock On The Range attracted 120,000 festival goers.

But you can still experience ROTR even if you don’t have a ticket.  Cable music channel AXS TV is the festival’s official partner and will broadcast various performances and interviews.