German music festival Full Force has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival will now take place June 25-27, 2021 at Ferropolis in Germany. Tickets purchased for 2020 will be valid for 2021 and refunds will be available in the form of vouchers. The festival has also announced the first wave of bands who will be playing in 2021. The headliners from 2020 Heaven Shall Burn, Amon Amarth, and The Ghost Inside will be returning in 2021 along with Meshuggah, Boston Manor, Counterparts, and Neck Deep among others. See the full first wave line-up below.
German music festival Tells Bells have announced their 2021 line-up. The two day festival will happen on August 13th and 14th, 2021 in Villmar, Germany. Lagwagon, The Bouncing Souls, Zebrahead, H2O, The Real McKenzies and much more is set to perform, see below for the full list. For the full details to the festival, you can click here.
Sound and Fury Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19. All tickets will be refunded automatically within the next 14 days. Sound and Fury was originally scheduled to take place July 11-12 at the Ventura City Fairgrounds. See the statement from the festival below.
Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, Slam Dunk Festival has been postponed to May 2021. All tickets that were purchased for this year’s festival are valid for 2021 and refunds will be available at point of purchase until the end of September. In regard to the line-up, a statement released by the festival says, “We are currently working on the lineup, and should be able to reveal this quite quickly, as most bands due to play this year are able to come back for you in 2021”. The festival will now take place Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Leeds Temple Newsam and Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Hatfield Park. Check out the full statement below.
Quebec based punk Red Bridge Fest may be postponed this year but they have already started to announce bands for their 2021 festival. Pulley, Useed, Brain Puker and Chaser are the first 4 bands confirmed for the festival. The new dates are June 4th and 5th, 2021 at Pont-Rouge, Quebec. For more info on the festival, you can click here.
Montreal based punk festival is now hosting a live internet Party starting at 4PM EST today. Performances to include sessions with Make War, Max Stern, Molly Rhythm]], Kali Masi and much more. You can click to join the party.
The 2020 Burger Boogaloo has been postponed. The festival will now take place on Halloween weekend, October 31-November 1 at Mosswood Park in Oakland, California. All previously purchased tickets will be honoured. The festival will still be hosted by John Waters and will have performances from Bikini Kill, Circle Jerks, and Alice Bag among others. See the line-up and statement from the organizers below.
Rock band Courier Club have announced the first wave of bands that will be playing their online music festival, “Block By Blockwest” this April. The online music festival will take place Saturday, April 25, 2020 in the online video game Minecraft. The festival will also be available to stream on the official “Block By Blockwest” website as well as on Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube. Updates will be provided via the Block By Blockwest Dischord page. The festival will include performances by Pussy Riot, Hunny, Fever 333, and Citizen among others as well as opportunities to buy their merch. There will also be a virtual art gallery as well as opportunities to play mini games. All of the proceeds will go to the CDC’s Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund. Check out the lineup below.
Downtown Montreal based punk festival Pouzza Fest have announced they will postpone their 10th installment of their annual festival until Mary 21-23, 2021. They will be contacting pass holders to give them options on their passes. See below to view the full announcement.
Sound and Fury Festival has announced their line-up for 2020. Fiddlehead, Touché Amore, Knocked Loose, and Portrayal of Guilt are set to play among others. The festival will take place July 11 and 12 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds in California. Sound and Fury have also released a statement regarding the current health crisis, saying in part
“We are 115 days away from July 11, and are hopeful and optimistic that Sound and Fury will go on as planned. But we will take a pragmatic approach to hosting the event. If it’s not conducive to health and happiness, the festival will not happen. If Sound and Fury is canceled, all weekend passes will be fully refunded.”
Check out the full statement and line-up below.
Asbury Park punks The Bouncing Souls have announced their annual "Stoked For The Summer" show dates. This year they will be taking the show on the road and have announced dates in their hometown Asbury Park, NJ, and have expanded the dates to Denver, CO and Vienna, AT this summer. Tickets go on sale tomorrow. The Bouncing Souls released Crucial Moments [EP] in 2019.
Canadian crooning solo artist City And Colour will be playing one special show on Friday, August 7th, 2020 in Toronto to celebrate the 15th anniversary of his debut solo release Sometimes . The event will happen on the Budweiser Stage in Toronto, Canada and he will be playing the full album from front to back. General ticket sales go on sale this Friday at 10 AM.
Four Chord Music Fest has announced their 2020 line-up. Blink-182, The Used, State Champs, and Four Year Strong are at the top of the bill. Four Chord Music Fest will take place July 11 at Wild Things Park in Pittsburgh/Washington, Pennsylvania. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 13. Check out the full line-up below.
Japanese punk festival Punkredible have announced their full line up for their 2020 festival. Punkredible will happen on Sunday, March 29th at O-EAST/O-WEST in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Tickets for this show will go on sale on February 29th. Lagwagon, Comeback Kid, Waterweed and much more are set to play. See below for the full line up.