What’s Happening This Weekend: Music Festivals for March 9-11, 2018

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The world is a big place and you need to get out there and festival it! Every Wednesday, Music Festival Wizard delivers the “What’s Happening” to let you know what’s coming up around the globe.  

Savannah Stopover 2018

March 8-10, 2018

Savannah, GA

Roadtripping artists on their way to SXSW Music Convference tend to stop by Savannah Stopover on their way to Texas for a weeekend of musical discovery. Some of the bands featured at Savannah Stopover before their big break include Grimes, of Montreal, The War On Drugs, Future Islands, Mac Demarco, Margo Price, Julien Baker, St. Lucia, DIIV, Ra Ra Riot, and hundreds of others.

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South By Southwest (SXSW) 2018

March 9-18, 2018

Austin, TX

It’s not that South by Southwest takes over Austin — downtown Austin becomes SXSW for nine days in March. Music, art, interactive, panels, comedy, and movies all vie for your attention span. Let’s put it this way. You could skip media for a year, come to Austin for the week, and still come out ahead on pop culture.

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BUKU Music + Art Project 2018

March 9-10, 2018

New Orleans, LA

From the venue to the art to the music, BUKU is one of the most unique festivals of the spring. With a post-industrial setting as a backdrop and featuring music from electronic, indie, and hip hop, BUKU strives and succeeds as a true festival experience. Catch up on your sleep -- with the all night shows in the city of New Orleans, you're going to need your rest.

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Gasparilla Music Festival 2018

March 10-11, 2018

Tampa, FL

The non-profit Gasparilla Music Festival is putting downtown on the map with this annual fest that takes place the second weekend in March. The community based festival packs in a mix of indie rock and roots with alumni like Best Coast, Dr. Dog, Dawes, The Flaming Lips, and Modest Mouse.

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Beyond Wonderland 2018

March 16-17, 2018

San Bernardino, CA

It's time to journey back down the rabbit hole for this Alice in Wonderland themed fest. Insomniac's springtime EDM festival in southern California, the sister festival of Nocturnal Wonderland, features everything from house to trance to dubstep to drum and bass. We'll see you at the Mad Hatter's Castle.

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