Festival Briefs: Indie Lineups, Canada Overload, Pitchfork, Best Kept Secret, and More!

Photo Credit: Maifeld Derby in Germany

Festival Pick of the Week: Maifeld Derby
One of our all-time favorites, this boutique indie rock festival in Germany makes everyone feel like family by the end of the weekend. They just released another super-cool lineup (below), and you can check out more photos from the event right here.

Free Music Festival/Corporate Synergy Alert!
Target is throwing a free music festival at the Rose Bowl on Sunday, March 25th with OneRepublic, Charli XCX, Charlie Puth, Troye Sivan, and DJ Questlove.

Fyre Festival Fallout Continues
Fyre Festival founder and all-around rapscallion, Billy McFarland, has pleaded guilty to stealing from investors and ordered to repay the $26 million he lifted. “I grossly underestimated the resources that would be necessary to hold an event of this magnitude.” Here’s the bikini model stuffed teaser that helped sell one of the great festival cons of last year.

Lineup News

Osheaga 2018 : Montreal's Osheaga Festival releases 2018 lineup! Florence+the Machine, Travis Scott, Arctic Monkeys, Odesza, The National
Skookum Festival 2018 : New Festival Alert! Skookum Festival comes to Vancouver this fall with The Killers and Florence+The Machine
Pitchfork Festival 2018 : Pitchfork Festival releases full lineup with day-by-day breakdowns for 2018! Ms. Lauryn Hill, Fleet Floxes, and Tame Impala to headline
Montebello Rockfest 2018 : Canada's Rock Fest releases super-sized 2018 lineup with Godsmack, Lamb of God, Weezer, and Prophets of Rage
Graspop Metal Meeting 2018 : Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting finalizes 2018 lineup poster with even more additionsGraspop Metal Meeting in Belgium adds 26 more bands to 2018 lineup
Maifeld Derby 2018 : Maifeld Derby lineup rides into 2018 with Editors, The Kills, Deerhunter, and The Wombats
Best Kept Secret Festival 2018 : The undercard for Best Kept Secret 2018 is incredible! The Kills, Future Islands, Spoon, Ty Segall, Warpaint, Wolf Alice, The Districts, SuperorganismYour headliners for Best Kept Secret 2018 will be The National and LCD Soundsystem!

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