In case you can’t make it to your television tonight, Ustream has provided a live stream of the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. This year’s lineup is completely stacked, with anticipated performances from Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Drake, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake (possibly/probably with NSYNC), and more. The show goes live from the Barclays Center in New York at 9PM EST on MTV, but you can hit the break and stream all the action straight to your computer.
I will be live tweeting.
After a little teasing, Kaskade has announced a new twelve week Summer Lovin residency at the Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub in Las Vegas:
For twelve weekend from May through August, Kaskade brings his signature euphoric sound. Begin on Saturday night, and dare to go all the way by continuing into Sunday afternoon, poolside. For those who can stand the heat, Kaskade has rolled out the welcome mat at his house. Feel it day and night. Summer Lovin.
Bonnaroo revealed it’s 2013 lineup yesterday through #BLAM, short for Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Megathon, which consisted of an hour live stream from “Weird Al” Yankovic, a clip from Daniel Tosh, and classic Bonnaroo highlight clips.
This year’s headliners are Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, who will appear alongside an epic cast or performers that includes Björk, R. Kelly, Wu-Tang Clan, The Lumineers, Kendrick Lamar, ZZ Top, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Passion Pit, The xx, Grizzly Bear, Nas, Beach House, A$AP Rocky, Local Natives, Matt & Kim, Dirty Projectors, Alt-J, Earl Sweatshirt, Big K.R.I.T., Four Tet, Japandroids, Action Bronson, AraabMUZIK, and HAIM.
Electronic music makes a bit of an imprint this year as well, with a list of artists that includes Pretty Lights, Boys Noize, Wolfgang Gartner, Porter Robinson, Clockwork, and Paper Diamond.
Tickets for this years festival, which spans June 13-16 in Manchester, Tennessee, will go on sale this Saturday, February 23th at Noon EST via the festival’s website.
Continue reading for the official poster and complete lineup list.
You can officially start looking forward to summer, because Dave Matthews Band has announced their 2013 North American tour dates. Kicking off at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Woodlands, TX on May 17, the tour spans 45 dates, including two-night stands in 9 different cities, as well as a three-night stop at The Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA for Labor Day, before ending on September 8th after three nights in California.
Check out the detailed list after the break and find ticket information at davematthewsband.com/tour.
Unlike anything you’ve probably seen or heard before, RISE is a full fledged digital music festival in your living room that’s being put on by the live DJ streaming service Mixify. Headlined by Knife Party, R3hab and Tritonal, RISE is easily the biggest event in the startup’s brief existence, and is really breaking down barriers for how we listen to and interact with our favorite artists.
The festival kicked off today at 1PM EST with a set from Adrian Lux, and will continue through Thursday, February 14th, closing out with sets from Carnage, 3LAU and DotEXE. You can check the full schedule below and link directly to each artist’s stage from the list. If you’re on Twitter, use the hashtag #RISE throughout the event and I’ll see you in the digital crowd!
Finally putting a lid on all the rumors and speculation, Coachella has revealed their official 2013 lineup.
The Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers headline, accompanied by Wu-Tang Clan, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Postal Service, The xx, Passion Pit, Bassnectar, Vampire Weekend and Modest Mouse atop the list.
Other notables include Alt-J, Hot Chip, Beach House, TNGHT, Pusha T, Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown, Jessie Ware, Disclosure, The Neighbourhood, Youth Lagoon, Action Bronson, 2 Chainz, Grimes, Yeasayer, Franz Ferdinand, Jurassic 5, Tegan and Sara, Japandriods, Metric, The Lumineers, La Roux, James Blake and Band of Horses.
If you’re in the mood for some EDM after the big Phase 2 Ultra announcement, you’re in luck. Coachella sports a pretty huge dance cast of it’s own including the aforementioned Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Eric Prydz, Knife Party, Infected Mushroom, Wolfgang Gartner, Hardwell, Nicky Romero, Modestep, Tommy Trash, Thomas Gold, Dillon Francis, Adrian Lux, Excision, Mimosa, Bingo Players, Major Lazer, Fedde Le Grand and Paul Oakenfold.
The festival will take place over two weekends, April 12th-14th and 19th-21st, at Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California. View the complete lineup after the break.