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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Quick Riot Fest Denver write up:

    1. Layout 4/5. Easy to get everywhere. Negligible sound bleed. The May Farms main stage area got too crowded during The Cure, however.

    2. VIP 4/5. My wife hates...
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    I meant like in terms of how well they handled the conflicts. For example Chicago has to choose between the Blue Album and The Cure, at Denver I had basically no conflicts (well except Buzzcocks vs....
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    Set times for both Denver and Chicago are out now!

    http://riotfest.org/2014/09/chicago-denver-schedules-w-set-times-now-available/

    My Denver schedule (?=not sure):
    Friday:
    Mineral 4:00-4:45...
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Denver Adds announced

    http://riotfest.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/riot_denver_admat_vertical_tfly-662x1024.jpg

    12 new bands added:
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    7 stages of nothing but music is pretty nuts. I am not going to Chicago but I am really curious to see the schedule to see how brutal the conflicts would have been if I had gone.


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    In...
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    http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_26071951/3-day-riot-fest-faces-uncertain-future-byers

    Apparently the local residents are trying to get Riot Fest Denver cancelled this year. Seems like it might...
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    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152284699603737&set=a.10150195259743737.310785.37054718736

    Riot Fest Denver daily schedule drops today at 7pm MDT. No mention of adds which is kind of...
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Primus are GREAT live lately. Seen them twice in recent years.
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    Apparently Primus did the same thing the Orwells did and posted a Denver poster a few days ago with some more names on the bill. Slint, Bad Suns, and Modern Baseball are the added names.
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    I will be at the Denver Riot Fest. Chicago's lineup is awesome, yeah, but Denver is less spendy which is important to me this year. And I'll still get The Cure, which is the important thing.
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    I was thinking this morning it'd be cool if Pavement played. I missed their 2010 reunion tour. (I have no basis for thinking Pavement will play)
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    If you stay downtown, be aware it will be impossible to catch a cab near the festival grounds at that time of night. They just don't run cabs out there. If you call them, they'll say that maybe...
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    Fugazi

    (not really)
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    /spaz
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    Who knows!
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    Well, if anything, their updating the website now seems to indicate we may be getting the lineup soon.
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    Yeah those are new.

    MacDemarco would be a huge win in my book.
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    I would guess (based on nothing really) that it's most likely a dispute about the venue, or difficulty confirming one or more acts, particularly headliners. You'd think if it were a talent dispute,...
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    At this point I really think they aren't putting it out till next week but I would love to be wrong.
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    Their negotiations with The Pizza Underground are holding things up. Don't want to be outdone by Riot Fest.
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    My favorite is There's Nothing Wrong with Love. Big Dipper and Car. Two extremely hooky songs.

    Keep it Like a Secret and Perfect From Now On are great too, though.
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    Website still hasn't updated for me
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    The Replacements pretty likely I think? They'll be in Seattle the week after.

    (I WANT that to be true)
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    Per FB, that clip has Social Distortion, Rise Against, Taking Back Sunday, The Descendants, Slayer.

    the Lolla thread about this is really active. ...
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    Yeah good point.
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    Afghan Whigs seem like a lock:
    http://theafghanwhigs.com/tour/
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    The Afghan Whigs just updated their tour info. Nice FYF sized gap in there.
    http://theafghanwhigs.com/tour/
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    Hurry up and announce guys, I need to decide between this, bumbershoot, and possibly Riot Fest Chicago.
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    The Circle Jerks? Billed that low? Fairly dubious.
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    Re: Bumbershoot Festival 2014 Seattle

    I'm actually thinking of booking this, there's certainly more to be excited about here than Musicfest NW. Waiting to see what FYF has going on though, I imagine they'll probably beat this pretty...
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    Re: Musicfest NW 2012

    Admittedly I don't know a lot of these bands but ... is this the kind of lineup that will be able to move 10,000 tickets at $85/each?

    Someone on Reddit pointed out that Girl Talk and Antler both...
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    Re: Musicfest NW 2012

    Not exactly what I was hoping for.

    Eyes on FYF Fest next ...
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    No idea, I figured someone else would install Snapchat and post the stuff to Facebook. but I went to post about the lineup and it looks like they've disabled wall posts at the moment. Maybe because...
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    Re: Musicfest NW 2012

    Just an ironic reference to the rain we were having I hope.
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    Per their Facebook page, looks like they will be dropping lineup hints (presumably this weekend) over Snapchat. Also you can guess who is on the lineup to win a chance at wirstbands.
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    Hoping the lineup will drop soon

    Some random speculation: Jack White as the headliner, with The Flaming Lips and Beck also being possibilities.

    This is a tight year for me budget-wise and this...
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    I actually kind of like this idea, except for the 10,000 person capacity which makes it sound like it will sell out pretty quick if the lineup is good.

    I realize the sprawling nature of the fest...
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    Had a GREAT time

    Went to three major festivals this year, probably the only time I'll ever do that! Sasquatch, Outside Lands, Riot Fest Chicago. Well Riot Fest and Sasquatch may not count as...
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    Great job on the schedule in my opinion. One or two conflicts but nothing too terrible. It'll be weird seeing Quicksand at 1:55pm in the afternoon, lol.

    Fri: Flatliners -> Saul Williams ->...
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    Schedule is coming this week per Facebook / Twitter. I'm hoping for a minimum of conflicts.
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    Three weeks! This is a stacked lineup in my opinion. Top 5:

    1. The Replacements
    2. Guided by Voices (my favorite band, totally biased)
    3. Violent Femmes
    4. Pixies
    5. Mission of Burma
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    I think a festival like this in Eugene needs to appeal to the hippie demographic. Should have got some oldies bands in there. I might have went if rock has been better represented (there's like ......
  43. Re: Kaleidoscope Music Festival, Eugene OR Aug 23-24-25

    For anyone still interested in this, ticket prices have been drastically slashed. With fees it's now a little over $100 for the 3 day pass, $200 for VIP 3 day pass, and like $45 for a day GA ticket....
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    I enjoyed Youth Lagoon's set. The only issue I saw is that he chooses not to do the vocal f/x he uses on the albums live (understandable in my opinion) and so the vocals sound a bit different. ...
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    Danzig officially added to Friday
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    Had a great time! Paul McCartney was my favorite set for sure, definitely the best set I've seen all year, if not my favorite concert I've ever been to. I'm a huge Beatles fan and he really...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    My thoughts so far: Growlers + Houndmouth pre-show at the California Academy of Sciences was great fun. As someone from out of town I wish we had an event like this every week where I live. ...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    I couldn't disagree more with this sentiment. I think most artists appreciate it when the audience is into it and singing along. As a fan, how can you not get caught up in the moment and want to...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    Anyone think there's a chance that Nirvana will join McCartney for his set like they did at Safeco Field in Seattle?

    Yeah, that's a long shot I guess, but it'd be frickin' cool.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    My latest version schedule:
    Fri: Surfer Blood -> Band of Horses -> The National -> bit of D'Angelo -> Macca
    Sat: LoCura -> Soft White Sixties -> Gary Clark Jr. -> 15 mins of James McCartney ->...
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