September – October Festival News From Around Country
IHeartRadio Music Festival Returns to Las Vegas.
On September 19th and 20th, IHeart Radio will host their annual music festival at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This is a nationwide talent search festival sponsored by Clear Channel and Macy’s. Fans vote for new entertainment acts heard from May 5th through June 22nd on Clear Channels IHeart Radio. Twenty-five acts will be chosen to appear in Las Vegas along with world famous singers. Fans voting get entered to win a trip for two to the event. Last year Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Elton John and more appeared with the contestants on stage.
Bob Weir & RatDog to Appear at Lockn’ Festival.
The entertainers have added Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, Virginia and the Phases of the Moon Festival in Danville, Illinois to their fall schedule. They will appear September 4-7, 2014 at Lockn’ and September 11-14, 2014 at Phases of the Moon.
Cabinet added September 4-7 to Lockn’ Festival.
Spanish Wine Festival Returns to St. Augustine.
Heritage through food and wine returns for the 2nd annual Spanish Wine Festival on September 9th, 11th, 12th, and 13th, 2014. The venues include the Fresh Starts culinary program at First Coast Technical College, and Francis Field. Vinos Vertas show authentic Spanish recipes. Cava Reception and Dinner event has music, good food, dance and wine. Grand Tasting event happens on Saturday. Finally the Batalla de Vino is a battle between wine filled squirt guns. Sounds like a fun weekend.
18th Annual DUMBO Arts Festival in Brooklyn on September 26-28, 2014.
Back for another year is the Dumbo Arts Festival where 200,000 visitors enjoy the works from 400 artists, 100 studios, and 50 galleries. See presenting performances, projections, and sculpture works.
Kings of Leon Announce Mechanical Bull Tour Dates For September.
The band plays 13 dates in September. See them perform live September 3rd in Virginia Beach, 5th in Tampa, 6th in West Palm Beach, 9th in Atlanta, 10th in Birmingham, 12th in Dallas, 13th in Austin, 16th in Charlotte, 17 in Raleigh, 24th in Denver, 26th in Albuquerque, 27th in Las Vegas, and 30th in Sacramento.
Replacements announce dates in Boston, St. Paul, and Austin.
Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson, Josh Freese, and Dave Minehan are together as the Replacements for shows in six cities. They play Boston on September 5-7, St. Paul on September 13th, and Austin October 3-5 and 10-12.
Peter Frampton added to Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.
George Clinton, Violent Femmes, Charles Bradley, Bombino, Buddy Guy, join Peter Frampton at the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival set for September 12-14, 2014.