Festival Noize: Bonnaroo, Bridgetown, Northern Invasion, Hinterland, Grand Point North

Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre lineup unveiled … Patton Oswalt headed for Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival … Single-day lineups revealed for Northern Invasion … Hinterland adds Ryan Adams, The Head and The Heart, Dwight Yoakam, Gary Clark Jr. … Grace Potter announces Grand Point North return for seventh year.

Bonnaroo has announced Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero & Moshe Kasher, and 2 Dope Queens are among the comedy acts to perform at the mega-festival this year.

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– Hannibal Buress
Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Calif.

This is the 14th year that the event will feature a comedy stage. The festival runs from June 8-11 at

Additional comedy performers include Kyle Kinane, Hari Kondabolu, Mike Lawrence, Improvised Shakespeare Company,

The musical headliners for this year’s Bonnaroo include U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper, Major Lazer, Flume, Lorde, The xx, and Travis Scott.

Tickets to the event are on sale now. Learn more at Bonnaroo.com.

Portland, Ore., residents can get ready to laugh, because Bridgetown Comedy Festival is set to take place in venues throughout the city. Performers include Janeane Garofalo, Karen Kilgariff, Baron Vaughn, Jackie Kashian, Laurie Kilmartin, Nico Santos, and Dave Hill.

The event will be May 4-7, and there will also be a pre-festival special event featuring Patton Oswalt May 2 at

Many more performers will be announced in the coming weeks and months.

This is the tenth year of Bridgetown. Previous performers include Marc Maron, Margaret Cho, Maria Bamford, Tim Meadows, Kristen Schaal, and Fred Armisen.

Early Bird passes are on sale now. The festival website is BridgetownComedy.com.

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– Soundgarden
The Fillmore, Detroit, Mich.

Soundgarden, Kid Rock, Godsmack, The Offspring, Bush, and Papa Roach are all set to play Northern Invasion in Somerset, Wis., this year, and now you know which day to see which bands, and purchase single-day passes if you like.

May 13 will have Soundgarden, Godsmack, Bush, The Pretty Reckless, Pierce The Veil, In Flames, Sum 41, The Struts, Of Mice & Men, Dillinger Escape Plan, Rival Sons, and more.

May 14 features Kid Rock, The Offspring, Papa Roach, Alter Bridge, Amon Amarth, Opeth, Gojira, Motionless In White, and Every Time I Die.

Northern Invasion is part of the World’s Loudest Month concert series. There are VIP packages available, camping and hotel packages, and there are discounts for active military.

You can get more information at NorthernInvasion.com.

Hinterland Festival will be back for a third year in 2017, and it has announced Gary Clark Jr., The Head And The Heart, Dwight Yoakam and Shakey Graves.

The festivities will be in Avenue of the Saints Amphitheater in St. Charles, Iowa. There will be camping, art, and crafts, in addition to music.

Other musicians to take the stage at the third incarnation of Hinterlands are Foxygen, Nikki Lane, JD McPherson and local acts Max Jury and Annalibera.

GA and VIP passes are available Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. local time. Learn more at HinterlandIowa.com.

Grace Potter will be curating the lineup for the seventh annual edition of

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– Grace Potter and The Nocturnals
All Points West festival, Jersey City, N.J.

The event will be held in Burlington, Vt.’s Waterfront Park Sept. 16-17.

Potter will of course be performing at the event, playing hits from her stuff with Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and her solo stuff.

Early bird and VIP passes go on sale Feb. 10. GrandPointNorth.com is home base for all things about the festival.