Winterland Six | Lineup Guide and Festival Schedule

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The Winterland music festival is held Friday, February 23 through Sunday, February 25 in James Weldon Johnson Park in Downtown Jacksonville. Single-day and three-day passes are available here. Scroll to the bottom for everything you need to KNOW BEFORE YOU GO. Full schedule below. Friday, February 23 (Gates open at 4 p.m.)  Friday’s schedule below. Click on the artist to …

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Osees, Blonde Redhead, Caroline Rose and More | Here’s what to expect from Winterland Six in Jacksonville

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Winterland, the annual indie- and local-music-focussed Jacksonville-based music festival is returning for its sixth year in February – this time to James Weldon Johnson Park in the middle of Downtown Jacksonville. Headliners for this year’s three-day festival include the legendary Brooklyn experimental trio Blonde Redhead, inimitable singer-songwriter Caroline Rose and San Francisco psych-rock lords Osees (formerly known as Thee Oh …

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Flying Lotus, Ty Segall, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Beach Fossils and More to Play Austin’s Levitation Festival

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Levitation music festival organizers unveiled the first wave of a mind-melting lineup earlier this week, ahead of the event formerly known as Austin Psych Fest returning to the Lone Star State capitol on Halloween weekend, Oct. 26-29. “Eclectic” is one of few words rangy enough to wrap its arms around Levitation: The four-day festival’s 2023 iteration will feature headliners Unwound, …

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Wynton Marsalis, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Samara Joy, Ulysses Owens Jr. and More to Play 2023 Jacksonville Jazz Festival

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For more than 40 years, the Jacksonville Jazz Festival has brought international jazz legends and emerging artists, as well as offering local musicians the chance to be seen and heard. Held every Memorial Day Weekend, the festival attracts jazz fans from around the globe to soak up some (hopefully) warmer weather and cool sounds on different stages. This year is …

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The Dandy Warhols and the Art of Three Decades of 15 Minutes of Fame

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Call it the long game. Since their formation,  indie-alt-what-have-you stalwarts the Dandy Warhols have remained essentially intact and absolutely active.  Formed in Portland, Oregon in 1994, the band has outlasted most of their peers and even survived their hometown’s upscale evolution from a well-rooted, post-‘60s counterculture to its present-day Airbnb-ing and foodie oasis. Their earliest live shows were a raucous …

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Os Mutantes’ Sérgio Dias on Five Decades of Making Left-of-Field Music

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When Os Mutantes perform at Winterland V, the free, two-day music festival in downtown Jacksonville on Sunday, February 26, the storied band brings a half-century-plus of iconoclastic Brazilian musical history to the local 21st-century stage. Even in the freak-freely 1960s, Os Mutantes (“The Mutants” in Brazilian Portuguese) were precocious teenagers formed during the decidedly youth-revolt of the Tropicália movement. A …

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M.I.A., Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta and More Headline this Year’s Ultra Music Festival in Miami

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Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, which is billed as “the world’s premier electronic music festival,” is back and bigger and better than ever. Ultra returns to Bayfront Park in downtown Miami on March 24-26, and will once again serve as the grand finale to Miami Music Week, the weeklong marathon of electronic music events that consistently draws hundreds of thousands of …

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The Dandy Warhols, Os Mutantes, Sudan Archives and more to headline Winterland V in Jacksonville

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Locally founded and independently run nonprofit music festival Winterland will return to Downtown Jacksonville’s Riverfront Plaza in February, according to a press release. And if the headliners for this year’s event are any indication, Winterland V is set to be the biggest independent music festival in recent memory. And, like last year, it’s free to attend. Portland’s perennial purveyors of …

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25 years on, Lilith Fair is a reminder of how one woman’s radical idea changed music

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It was July 5th 1997: Opening night of the groundbreaking all-female music festival Lilith Fair. The lineup featured a who’s who of female alternative musicians of the moment: Sheryl Crow, Jewel, The Indigo Girls, Lisa Loeb, Fiona Apple, Shawn Colvin, Tracy Chapman, Natalie Merchant and more. Lilith Fair was the culmination of a year of work by its founder, a …

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San Francisco’s Hunx and his Punx Added to Winterland IV Lineup

The indie supergroup steps in for La Luz after singer-guitarist Shana Cleveland's breast cancer diagnosis

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San Francisco indie-rock supergroup Hunx and his Punx has been added to the lineup of Winterland IV, the locally founded music festival taking place on February 26 and 27 at Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Jacksonville. The announcement comes after indie rock group La Luz revealed that singer and guitarist Shana Cleveland was diagnosed with breast cancer, and cancelled their winter/spring …

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Just Announced | Savannah Stopover brings indie heavy hitters to Georgia

The Savannah Stopover music festival looks lit

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No excuse is ever needed for a weekend in Savannah, but here’s a great one, anyway: The 11th annual Savannah Stopover Festival takes place on March 11 & 12, 2022. Savannah Stopover 2022 Venue announcement from Savannah Stopover on Vimeo. Tickets are tiered, $89 and $99, with VIP packages going for $189 and $214. At least 32 acts are already …

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