Music Festival Preview: October 2009

Photo Credit: Nick Simonite

When one is planning music festivals, the month “October” doesn’t spring to mind. Yet, there’s more than a few festivals (mostly in the warmer regions) that are hosting shows just as big as their summer counterparts.

Austin City Limits 2009
Austin, Texas
October 2-October 4
Three Day Pass: $185

Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews, Kings of Leon, Sonic Youth, Flogging Molly, The B-52’s

Treasure Island Music Festival 2009
Treasure Island, San Francisco
October 17-October 18
Two Day Pass: $115

MGMT, Girl Talk, Passion Pit, The Streets, MSTRKRFT, DJ Krush

Voodoo Music Experience 2009
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 30-November 1
Three Day Pass: $169

Kiss, Eminem, Jane’s Addiction, Widespread Panic, The Flaming Lips, Justice, Gogol Bordello, Wolfmother

Born during a backstage Bonnaroo downpour, Vito's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to all the great festivals that this wide world has to offer.