Festival Briefs: More 2014 SXSW Artists, Fake Festivals, CounterPoint 2014 On Sale, World’s Loudest Month

In fake festival news, an Australian Health Agency spent $236,000 promoting a fake music festival. It had something to do with social media and anti-smoking and holy crap…they wasted a quarter million dollars!


Atlanta’s CounterPoint Festival will be back sooner than you think in 2014. The electronic fest moves from the fall to the spring and early bird tickets just went on sale.

counterpoint 2014

South By SouthWest 2014 dropped their second batch of artists including Gary Numan, Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew, new Bella Union signing Ballet School, Talib Kweli, Quantic, and Of Mice & Men.

Gary Numan leads the second round of SXSW lineups.

Gary Numan leads the second round of SXSW lineups.

Get some earplugs, because the World’s Loudest Month is back to blow you away.

worlds loudest month

Born during a sweaty, backstage, Bonnaroo downpour, the editor-in-chief's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to every great festival that this wide world has to offer. While his identity remains a mystery, you may have already met him, probably when he helped himself to your party favors.

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