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Broken Strings Music Fest announces September dates for folk-punk campout
The dates have been announced for the debut of Broken Strings Music Festival, a two-day concert showcasing emerging folk-punk talent. The festival will take place September 25 and 26 at Camp Pollock in Sacramento, CA (described by organizers as "an idyllic former Boy Scout campground on the banks of the American River."). Artists scheduled include Mischief Brew, Kepi Ghoulie, Ghost Mice,…
2015-07-31 14:00:01

Andrew W.K. and Government Issue added to Fest 14
The organizers of The Fest (We're a sponsor!) have announced more bands to the already robust lineup. Andrew W.K., Government Issue, Beltones and Mean Jeans have been added to the bill as well as Side One Dummy honcho Joe Sib, in a spoken performance. Also announced were Radon, Football etc, Long Knives,…
2015-07-07 10:00:01

Punk Rock Bowling winners disqualified for cheating
The organizers of Punk Rock Bowling (we were sponsors!) have announced that "Team GIRLS" have been discovered to have cheated their way to victory at the 2015 tournament. After the tournament was completed, it was learned that the members of the team had misrepresented themselves and their bowling skills (the tournament is for amateur bowlers). According to the organizers: PRB conducted a thorough investigation which showed that they had purposely lied about the averages of the…
2015-06-08 15:30:01

Fest 14 adds more bands
The Fest (we're a sponsor!) has announced a few more additions to this year's lineup. New bands include Toys That Kill, Nothington, Underground Railroad to Candyland, The Moms, Benny The Jet Rodriguez, Sand Fleas and…
2015-06-01 11:30:01

No Doubt, Faith No More, Rancid, Alkaline Trio Playing Riot Fest Chicago
Keeping up with their series of line up announcements - the 2015 installment of Chicago's Riot Fest has been revealed. Headlining the event will be Orange County's No Doubt. The festival will also feature several artists playing both the Toronto and Denver dates such as Rancid, Drive Like Jehu, and Motörhead. Continuing with…
2015-05-27 22:10:01

Modest Mouse, Pixies, Snoop Dog playing Riot Fest Denver
The 2015 edition of Riot Fest in Denver has announced the line up for this year's rodeo-themed festival at the National Western Complex. The line up features high profile headliners including Wu-Tang Clan, Rancid, The Pixies and Motörhead. As Riot Fest often tries to do, bands from your youth will be making an appearance too, including: Drive Like…
2015-05-27 21:50:01

Alexisonfire, Rancid, Drive Like Jehu, Motörhead playing Riot Fest Toronto
The 2015 edition of Riot Fest in Toronto will feature a reunion of Alexisonfire along with a number of high profile headliners including Wu-Tang Clan, Rancid and Motörhead. The event will see veteran acts like Drive Like Jehu, D.O.A. and…
2015-05-27 19:45:01

The Punk Rock Bowling club show showdown
Punk Rock Bowling is but a few days away, and those of you going may still be debating on which club shows to go to this weekend. With the amount of shows available one cannot be faulted for having difficulty coming to a decision. So to help you out in case you're still having trouble, here are some of Punknews' finest telling you what shows to pick! While some of these shows may be "sold out," remember that nothing is ever truly sold out if you're resourceful enough. Besides,…
2015-05-19 20:00:01

Fest 14 announces lineup additions
The Fest (we're sponsors!) has added another batch of bands to this year's lineup. Fest 14 takes place in Gainesville, Florida from Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2015. New additions include Modern Life Is War, Title Fight, Masked Intruder, Steve Adamyk Band, Pet Symmetry,…
2015-05-18 20:10:02

ALL, Circle Takes The Square, United Nations, more added to the Fest 12
The Fest 12 has added a slew of new bands to its lineup, including ALL (with Chad Price on vocals), United Nations, Fake Problems, Circle Takes The Square, Titus Andronicus, Sundowner, Tiltwheel,…
2013-07-11 14:00:01

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