Governors Ball reveals daily lineups … Metalheads to fill Sin City for Las Rageous festival … Faster Horses will send Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert into Michigan … Louisville’s Forecastle adds a few names … Sabroso spices up SoCal with one-day rock shindig.
Scott Legato / RockStarProPhotography.com – Maynard James Keenan of Tool
The event runs from June 2-4 on
June 2 has Chance The Rapper, Lorde, Flume, Beach House, and Schoolboy Q. The following day, Saturday June 3, is headlined by Phoenix, Childish Gambino, Wu-Tang Clan, Mark Ronson and Kevin Parker, Marshmello, The Head And The Heart and Rae Sremmurd. The final day of festivities, June 4, includes Tool, Cage The Elephant, Wiz Khalifa, Logic, Phantogram, and Franz Ferdinand.
This is the seventh year of the Ball and there are more than 65 acts booked.
Single-day GA and VIP tickets are available through a special Citi cardholder presale now. The rest of us can get tickets Feb. 2 at 12 p.m. EST. GovBall.com has more on the event.
Downtown Las Vegas is the place to be for metalheads April 21-22. There will be two stages which will take over two blocks of the historic city streets.
There will also be a collection of wandering freak show performers, a food truck village and a feature for local bands.
This year is the festival’s debut addition, so if all goes well, it could be the start of many good years.
Scott Legato / RockStarProPhotography.com – Joey Belladonna of Anthrax
The Fillmore, Detroit, Mich.
A presale starts Feb. 2. You can learn more LasRageous.com.
There is camping at the festival, along with two stages. More artists are going to be announced in the coming weeks.
The Budweiser Clydesdales will be making their usual appearance and there will be the usual pancake party, campsite contest and “Faster Humans Fun Run.”
You can get three-day GA passes on Feb. 27. Check out FasterHorsesFestival.com for the latest.
“The 15-year anniversary of Forecastle reflects the eclectic, innovative and stimulating spirit that has propelled us forward since our humble beginnings in Louisville’s Olmsted Parks,” Forecastle Founder and Captain JK McKnight said in a press release. “It’s a party with a purpose: a unique cross section of culture and activism, coupled with the most interesting, impactful artists you’ll find anywhere in the country.”
You can still get GA weekend passes and VIP packages. Learn more at ForecastleFest.com.
Scott Legato / RockStarProPhotography.com – The Offspring
DTE Energy Center, Clarkston, Mich.
The event is billed as a craft beer, taco and music festival, so you can expect all of those things at
There will be a taco competition which will give attendees to a wide variety of flavors for $3 and will eventually get one eatery the “People’s Choice” award and “Best Of Show” award. In addition to the music and food options, there will be lucha libre style wrestling.
The VIP package include exclusive food and drink options and access to special stage views and bathrooms.
Get your tickets on Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. PST. The festival website is SabrosoTacoFest.com.