Festival Noize 7/25/17

Punk in Dublic reveals line up including NOFX, Bad Religion and GoldfingerHard Summer pays tribute to Mobb Deep’s Prodigy … Great Eastern announces first ever line up … Governors Ball generates millions in economic benefits … Houston Open Air adds Avenged Sevenfold, shifts around line up.

Fat Mike of NOFX
Joey Foley
– Fat Mike of NOFX
Old National Centre, Indianapolis, Ind.

NOFX’s Fat Mike joined forces with Synergy Global Entertainment to bring The Punk in Drublic Craft Beer and Music Festival to a handful of U.S. cities, beginning with Tacoma, Wash., Sept. 16.

Named after NOFX’s classic 1994 album, Punk in Drublic will make stops in Boise, Ind., Concord, Calif., Sacramento., Calif., and Huntington Beach, Calif. NOFX will co-headline all dates with Flogging Molly. Other featured artists include Bad Religion, Goldfinger, Less Than Jake and Bad Cop / Bad Cop.  

The festival also features specialty brews by craft beer pioneers Stone Brewing.

Tickets for the Tacoma and Boise shows go on sale July 28, while tickets for the Concord and Boise shows go on sale Aug. 11. Huntington Beach tickets go on sale Sept. 1. General admission starts at $39.


The tribute includes a set from Mobb Deep co-founder Havoc and features a specially designed video presentation of memorials for Prodigy from around the world.  

Other performers playing on the festival’s Purple Stage in tribute to the late rapper include Brodinski, Uncle Jxm, Ghetts, Problem, Uffie, Oshi and

Hard Summer is Aug. 5-6 in Los Angeles. 

Great Eastern Music Festival makes its debut at New York’s Montauk Lighthouse Sept. 16.

Located on the eastern tip of Long Island, Great Eastern’s lineup includes Sarah Jarosz, The Seldom Scene, Sam Outlaw, The Dustbowl Revival, Tall Tall Trees, Miles to Dayton, Eastbound Freight and more.

Tickets prices begin at $65.

Governors Ball Music Festival generated a record $62.4 million in economic benefits for New York’s economy.

The June 2-4 festival created 433 jobs and $31.3 million in wages. The festival made $39.3 million in benefits to the city from attendee spending on concessions and merch and $7.6 million in local income, sales and property taxes. Fans and volunteers also diverted about 65 percent of waste from landfills, thanks to the festival’s various volunteer programs.

Houston Open Air enlisted Avenged Sevenfold to close out its final night.

The band was originally scheduled to perform at last year’s event, but was forced to cancel after lightning storms swept through the area. The new addition shifted Prophets of Rage’s set from Saturday to Sunday.

Single day passes are on sale for $45.