Hey, blogspot readers, keep in mind the dates of the following upcoming events rockin' Chicago and elsewhere.
On Sunday 15 April 2012, Reggie's Rock Club will host Hell On Earth Metal Fest 2 present by Deadcenter Entertainment in partnership with Wassup Xtra Chicago Magazine, Audiokult Radio, The Kat 105.5 FM, Midwest Merch and Neil Wonnell's Metal Mouth Radio. It's a 17 and older show - doors will open at 5p and advance tickets are $10 ($15 at door on April 15). Hosted by "The Siren of Sound" Nicki Noise this Metal fest will feature performances by SouthSide's friends Fashion Bomb, Skinwalker, Impale, and Bleed For The Fallen with A Born Plague, Orion Nine,and Miles From Exile.
For more information, visit http://www.DeadcenterEntertainment.com.
On May 18 thru 20, Create-A-Vibe presents their 5th annual Mighty High Mountain Fest which will feature THREE nights of Dark Star Orchestra and TWO nights of Railroad Earth happening in Tuxedo Ridge in Tuxedo, NY. Also included in the fest lineup included rockin' performances by Cornmeal, Purple Sage, Pink Floyd Tribute Band The Machine, McMule, Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Orchestra and many more. Fans can expect full site camping, food vendors and full service bar (just be 21 and older with valid ID).
For more information and tickets, visit http://www.createavibe.com.
Wormtown Trading presents its 10th annual Strangecreek Campout happening May 25 thru 27 at Camp KeeWanee in Greenfield MA. This All-Ages boosts a solid music lineup featuring Ryan Montbleau Band, Dopapod, Adam Ezra Group, Cabinet (plus more) with Max Creek, Strangefolk, and friend Donna the Buffalo headlining. Several other bands have been added after winning their battle of the bands - Rebel Alliance, The Jauntee, and Relative Souls. And besides the music, there's also camping, lots of food and crafts vendors, community bonfires, cabin jams, the River Worm Café, and a great family atmosphere with entertainment for kids. This event is known to sellout, it's advisable to snag your tickets now - $95 advance ($110 week of)
For more information, visit http://www.strangecreekcampout.com.
The Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra Announces its 2012 Water’s Edge Summer Music Series Lineup! This summer's Music Series will feature the most diverse lineup in the series’s history, including The Reel Score, a concert featuring the orchestra performing memorable scores from popular films; a semi-stated production of Music Man directed by Paul Mow; and a performance by Jeans ‘n Classics featuring the music of Queen. Tickets go on sale May 1st.
For more information, visit http://www.smso.org.
Guten Tag, my German blogspot readers, SouthSide's knows you viking/heathen Metalheads are probably excited for this event happening in October - Heidenfest 2012! And she recently received word that KRAMPUS is joining the lineup that will feature other top-notch metal acts like headliner WINTERSUN (from Finland), KORPIKLAANI, TROLLFEST and VARG. Plus there will be special guests added to the lineup rockin' venues near you in Stuttgart, Bologna, Hamburg and Berlin. So check http://www.heidenfest.eu regularly where you can also order your tickets!
ALSO - KRAMPUS is scheduled to rock the stage at MetalCamp 2012 which will happen in Tolmin, Sovenia on August 5 thru 10, 2012. Billed at the most beautiful festival in Europe, MetalCamp is presented by Noizeletter, laut.de, metalitalia.com, cmar-net.org, Stormbringer.at, Hard Rock, BLAST! and will feature performances by KORN, KORPIKLAANI, TROLLFEST, HEIDEVOLK, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, KATAKLYSM and many more.
For more information and tickets, visit http://www.metalcamp.com or http://www.hardticket.eu
Until next time, support your local scene,