Festival Noize, 6/16/2017

Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival announces Lineup including Del McCoury Band, Drive-By Truckers and Jamestown RevivalCheyenne Frontier Days adds artists to final lineup … Bonnaroo unveils dates for next year’s festival … Houston Open Air includes heavy hitting lineup with Five Finger Death Punch, Prophets of Rage, Stone Sour, Marilyn Manson … and Electric Zoo’s final lineup announcement contains more EDM than you can shake a stick at.

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Festival founders Donna the Buffalo will be there as always, but the Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival in Tramansburg, N.Y., will also feature the  

More than 80 acts will play four stages at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds about 10 miles north of Ithaca in the scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York. The festival started in 1990 as an AIDS benefit and for 25 years has raised “consciousness and funds for organizations that support Arts, Education and the fight against AIDS, both locally and globally,” according to the festival’s organizers.    

Cheyenne Frontier Days, the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, has announced a final artist lineup to rival the livestock, with the latest additions being Dan + Shay and Casey Donahew as support acts.

They join Brantley Gilbert, Little Big Town, Sawyer Brown, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Jason Aldean and Jason Derulo, who are headlining the July 21-29 entertainment lineup at the Cheyenne, Wyo., annual extravaganza that has celebrated the cowboy way of life since 1897.

Support acts include Tyler Farr, Chris Janson,

Concert tickets range from $27 to $69, with rodeo admission costing $20 to $35 depending on the day’s events.

Fresh off of 65,000 attendees closing out the 16th Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, the Tennessee event announced dates for next year – July 7-10 in Manchester, Tenn. 

Highlights from this year included U2’s first American headlining performance and Chance the Rapper performing the Outkast hit “Hey Ya.”

Lorde said, “Bonnaroo, I am so in love with you. You’ve made this unforgettable.”

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The metal-heavy lineup also features “multiple onsite experiences and a Texas-sized food experience underscoring Houston’s emergence as a great American food city,” according to a festival statement.  

Other bands on the lineup include Steel Panther, Code Orange, Power Trip, and Zakk Sabbath.

Danny Wimmer Presents founder Danny Wimmer said: “After a tough year, with nearby lightning creating challenges for Houston Open Air 2016, we’re excited to return to the Houston area this year.

“As we said then – and reaffirm now – we’re committed to building an incredible rock show for the Houston rock community. … Looking forward to bringing the rock back to Texas!”

Weekend passes start at $66.66, with single-day tickets at $45. VIP upgrades are just $40 per day and $75 for the weekend.

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The Electric Zoo – The 6th Boro daily lineups have been set, with some 60 EDM acts taking over New York City’s

Joining headliners DJ Snake, Above & Beyond, and Deadmau5 & Eric Prydz will be Galantis, Armin van Buuren, Zedd, Seven Lions, Snails, Tchami,

While called “The 6th Boro,” it’s actually the ninth installment of the event. Daily tickets at $99 were still available at press time.