Montreal based punk festival Pouzza Fest have announced they are canceling their 9 1/2 event. The event was supposed to take place September 24th and 25th, 2021. The current government health restrictions is preventing the festival from going as planned. Already purchased tickets to the event will be refunded. See below for the full announcement.
Punk Rock Bowling has announced that the Adolescents will not be able to make the festival this year. Fear will be replacing them and will now be playing the after party show on Thursday September 23 at the Sonic Rodeo Stage with Pegboy, M.I.A., and The Besmirchers. Punk Rock Bowling runs September 24-26, 2021 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. See the announcement below.
Riot Fest has announced more bands for their 2021 festival. Alkaline Trio, Patti Smith, Joyce Manor (playing their 2011 self-titled album), WDRL, Kristeen Young have been announced for their Thursday preview party and The Flaming Lips will be replacing the Pixies on Sunday. Riot Fest will take place September 16-19 at Douglass Park in Chicago, IL. See the updated poster below.
California based band Joyce Manor recently concluded playing a few night over at the Hollywood Palladium to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of their 2011 Self-Titled release. The band will be bringing that party over to the Central park Summerstage in New York City on September 23rd, 2021. Turnover, Tigers Jaw, Prince Daddy and the Hyena will be joining the festivities. Tickets for this event is on sale now. The band also recently announced they have contributed a song to a split 7-inch with Blake Schwarzenbach.
Fest has announced COVID-19 protocols for their 2021 festival. A statement released on their website reads in part,
"A negative COVID-19 test or a full COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend FEST 19.
At registration or to pick up your single show tickets at the venue, all attendees will need to get a negative PCR Covid test no more than 48 hours prior to picking up your passes/tickets. If you can not provide a negative PCR Covid test you can show proof of a full vaccination. Full covid vaccination must have been completed by OCTOBER 14th, 2021.
Either of these options must be presented with a valid, government-issued photo ID"
Masks are required for all indoor venues, waiting in lines, inside bathrooms, and wherever physical distancing is not possible. Refunds will be available until October 1. Fest will take place October 29-31, 2021 in Gainsville, Florida. See the statement in full below.
Florida based FYA Fest has announced the lineup for their 2022 festival. Turnstile, Mindforce, Gulch, and E.Town Concrete are among the bands playing. The festival will take place January 8-9, 2022 at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC in Tampa, Florida. Tickets go on sale September 3. Check out the full lineup below.
German punk and hardcore festival Tells Bells Festival have announced the 2022 confirmed list of performers. This festival was postponed from 2020 and now set to launch on August 12 and 13th, 2022 in Villmar, Germany. The festival will included previously announced acts like Lagwagon, Bouncing Souls, Zebrahead, H2o, The Real Mckenzies, A Wilhelm Scream, The Flatliners, and much more. See below for the full list of bands.
Manchester Punk Fest has added more bands for the 2022 version of the festival. Melt Banana, Laura Stevenson,Direct Hit!, Proper., and The Chisel are among the new bands announced. The festival announced their initial line up earlier this year. Manchester Punk Fest will take place April 15-17, 2022 in Manchester, UK. Check out the new additions below.
Psycho Las Vegas has announced the first wave lineup for the 2022 version of the festival. Mercyful Fate, Emperor, Mayhem, Satyricon, Watain, Wolves in The Throne Room, Samael, Boris, MGLA, Cirith Ungol, King Woman, Marissa Nadler, Bombers, and Year of No Light are confirmed to play next year. Psycho Las Vegas will take place August 19-21, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV.
Riot Fest has announced that Slipknot will be replacing Nine Inch Nails as the headliner on Sunday, September 19. This comes after Nine Inch Nails announced that they would be cancelling all of their shows in 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns. Riot Fest has also announced that Morrissey will be playing and curating a lineup for the preview party on Thursday, September 16. The lineup for Thursday has yet to be announced. Tickets for Thursday are free for anyone with a three-day pass or Sunday tickets and all other ticket holders can purchase tickets with the proceeds to go to the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. Riot Fest will take place September 16-19 at Douglass Park in Chicago, IL. See the updated poster and announcement below.
Birmingham, AL based Furnace Fest have announced updated COVID-19 health requirements. The festival will be requiring proof of full vaccination status and will be requiring negative COVID-19 tests for everyone who has not been vaccinated. The negative result must be obtained within 72 hours before entering a festival event. Masks will also be required for all indoor events. A statement released on the festival's Instagram page reads in part,
"The two-fold aim of these measures is to keep everyone safe and our friends in business. We have an opportunity to showcase the neighborliness, thoughtfulness, and community for which Birmingham is famous."
Furnace Fest will take place September 24-26 at Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL. See the full statement below.
Blackpool based punk festival, Rebellion Fest, have announced their initial 2022 line up. This round of announcement included performances by The Stranglers, The Levellers, Cock Sparrer, Bad Religion, Stiff Little Fingers, Circle Jerks, The Dickies, Discharge, Subhumans, The Bouncing Souls, DOA, Cro Mags and many more. The event will happen on August 4th to 7th, 2022 at Winter Gardens in Blackpool, UK. For more information on the event or to find out when tickets will go on sale, click here.
Fat Mikes's Punk In Drublic has announced they will be going to Pittsburgh, PA this fall. The Craft Beer & Music Festival will feature performances by NOFX, Pennywise, Less Than Jake, Sick Of It All, Get Dead and Stolen Wheelchairs. The event will be happening on October 2nd at Sandcastle Waterpark. Tickets to the event is on sale now, click here to grab your passes.