A curious thing happened when Brooklyn Vegan polled its audience on the best daily lineup for New York City’s Panorama. The overwhelming favorite wasn’t Friday, which features the pop titans that backer AEG is known best for curating at Coachella. Maybe you’ve heard of it as Panorama’s (slightly) more popular West Coast cousin. It also wasn’t Saturday, where a certain musical royal family member finally assumes top billing at an American festival. It was the day that prefers guitars to bars, drum kits to drum machines, and and stagecraft to light shows.
Featuring more than 300 artists on 17 stages, this year’s 25th anniversary of Mysteryland in the Netherlands August 24-26 is going to be a whopper.
Ever since Camp Bisco was founded in 1999 by Philadelphia jam band Disco Biscuits, it has brought together thousands of EDM and experimental rock fans. Its 17th year celebration, taking place from July 12-14, keeps the tradition going with an impressive lineup of rock, hip-hop, and electronic music.
Essence Fest, the “party with a purpose,” returns to the Superdome and Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans July 5-8 with another stellar lineup.
When the Isle of Wight festival kicked off on August 31st, 1968 on Godshill, it featured Jefferson Airplane as the headliner, along with a handful of other bands including a young act by the name of Tyrannosaurus Rex (aka T.Rex).